Synopses & Reviews
Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to use the complete suite of Microsoft Office XP applications. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!
- WORD: Create and publish great-looking documents quickly and easily
- EXCEL: Develop easy-to-use spreadsheets and perform calculations
- ACCESS: Build your own databases for better decision making
- POWERPOINT: Produce and deliver compelling presentations
- FRONTPAGE: Get yourself—or your company—on the Web fast by constructing your own site
This new volume offers self-paced instruction to the beginning-to-advanced user who wants to get the most out of Office XP-and prepare for Microsoft Office User (MOUS) certification. This personal training system offers easy-to-follow lessons full of clear objectives, a wealth of task-oriented procedures, and dozens of real-world business scenarios.
About the Author
Perspection, Inc. is a technology training company committed to providing information to help people communicate, make decisions, and solve problems.
Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI) is a traditional and electronic publishing company with years of experience in the creation, production, and delivery of computer software training. OTSI is also the author of several Step by Step books about Office System applications.
Curtis Frye is the author of numerous books on Excel and other Office products, most recently the Excel 2007 Pocket Guide. He graduated from Syracuse in 1990 with a degree in political science, and then moved to Washington, DC, where he worked as a defense trade analyst for four years and as the director of sales and marketing for an ISP for one year. He moved to Portland, Oregon, in 1995 to launch his freelance writing career. When Curt's not writing, and often while he is writing, he is a keynote speaker, mentalist, and professional improvisational comedian.
With more than five years of experience as a technical writer and information architect, Kristen Crupi brings her expertise in user assistance to Microsoft Outlook Version 2002 Step by Step. Kristen served as a technical resource on the Windows 95 Resource Kit team and contributed to the Microsoft Excel 2000 Step by Step courseware. Her background includes extensive online help and training development, and most recently, information architecture for We-based applications.
Table of Contents
What's New in Microsoft Office XPGetting HelpUsing the Book's CD-ROMConventions and FeaturesPart I: Microsoft Word
- Chapter 1: Creating a Document
- Chapter 2: Changing the Look of Your Document
- Chapter 3: Presenting Information in Tables and Columns
- Chapter 4: Proofreading and Printing a Document
Part II: Microsoft Excel
- Chapter 5: Getting to Know Excel
- Chapter 6: Making Changes to Your Workbook
- Chapter 7: Performing Calculations on Data
- Chapter 8: Focusing on Specific Data Using Filters
Part III: Microsoft Access
- Chapter 9: Getting to Know Access
- Chapter 10: Creating a New Database
- Chapter 11: Simplifying Data Entry with Forms
- Chapter 12: Locating Specific Information
Part IV: Microsoft PowerPoint
- Chapter 13: Creating a Presentation
- Chapter 14: Working with a Presentation
- Chapter 15: Adding and Modifying Slide Text
- Chapter 16: Printing a Presentation
Part V: Microsoft FrontPage
- Chapter 17: Understanding How FrontPage Works
- Chapter 18: Creating a Web Site to Promote Yourself or Your Company
- Chapter 19: Presenting Information in Lists and Tables
- Chapter 20: Enhancing Your Web Site with Graphics
- Chapter 21: Publishing Your Web Site
Part VI: Microsoft Publisher
- Chapter 22: Creating a Document
- Chapter 23: Printing Your Documents
Part VII: Microsoft Outlook
- Chapter 24: Working with E-Mail
- Chapter 25: Managing E-Mail Messages
- Chapter 26: Customizing and Organizing E-Mail Messages
- Chapter 27: Managing Your Calendar
- Chapter 28: Scheduling and Managing Meetings