Synopses & Reviews
Covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
Includes tips on sharing data between Office programs
Get up to speed on Office 97 and get more done in less time Office 97 is a powerful set of software tools. But it's also kind of complicated. Which is exactly why you need this friendly, funny, easy-to-understand guide. Wallace Wang and Roger C. Parker walk you through all the basic operations of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access and even show you how to create a Web page!
Discover how to: Format and edit dazzling documents Set up spectacular spreadsheets Produce powerful presentations Organize your e-mail and your schedule Build a dependable database
The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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This guide describes the important features of each package within Microsoft Office, and how to use them together. Among other things, the book describes how to desktop publish with Word, use Excel to calculate functions, and exchange information within Office.
What better way to kick off a new year than with a major update of the world's most popular productivity suite, Microsoft Office? With Microsoft Office 97 For Windows For Dummies, you can start using all of this product's new features that enable your whole organization to work together as seamlessly as do Word, Excel, Access, and the other applications that comprise Microsoft Office 97.
About the Author
Wallace Wang is a Boardwatch magazine columnist and the author of many bestselling For Dummies?? guides. Roger C. Parker has written numerous books on desktop publishing and design.
Table of Contents
PART I: Getting to Know Microsoft Office 97.
Chapter 1: Getting Help from Microsoft Office 97 and the Office Assistant.
Chapter 2: Starting Microsoft Office 97.
Chapter 3: Binding Your Information Together.
PART II: Working with Word 97.
Chapter 4: Working with Word 97 Documents.
Chapter 5: Manipulating Your Words.
Chapter 6: Making Your Words Look Pretty.
Chapter 7: Creating Newsletters and Web Pages.
PART III: Playing the Numbers Game with Excel 97.
Chapter 8: The Basics of Spreadsheets: Numbers, Labels, and Formatting.
Chapter 9: Having Fun with Formulas and Functions.
Chapter 10: Charting Your Numbers.
Chapter 11: Working with Worksheets and Workbooks.
PART IV: Making Presentations with PowerPoint 97.
Chapter 12: Creating Slide Show Presentations.
Chapter 13: Adding Pictures and Colors to a Slide.
Chapter 14: Showing Off Your PowerPoint 97 Presentations.
PART V: Getting Organized with Outlook.
Chapter 15: Scheduling Your Time.
Chapter 16: Setting Tasks and Making Contacts.
Chapter 17: Organizing Your E-Mail.
PART VI: Using Access 97.
Chapter 18: Stuffing Information into a Database.
Chapter 19: Searching, Sorting, and Making Queries.
Chapter 20: Reporting Your Access 97 Data.
Chapter 21: Getting Paperwork Done with Access 97.
PART VII: Sharing Your Work.
Chapter 22: Sharing Information within Microsoft Office 97.
Chapter 23: Working with the World Wide Web.
PART VIII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: Ten Common Microsoft Office 97 Keystrokes.
Chapter 25: Ten Tips for Using Microsoft Office 97.
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