Synopses & Reviews
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 is a wildly popular server product that offers an amazing opportunity to change the way you work. Paired with Microsoft Office 2007, SharePoint allows you to share and collaborate on Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel documents and databases; organize workflows; integrate Office documents with business applications; search across all types of documents and data; and provide these tools internally and externally on web sites for end users.
This book is a unique resource that walks you through a potentially overwhelming array of features and clearly shows you how to effectively use the SharePoint 2007 and Microsoft Office 2007 integration features. You'll begin with a review of SharePoint, then look at how it works and discover exactly what is available within SharePoint. You'll examine SharePoint's integration with Officea topic that is not readily available on the bookshelf. Plus, valuable examples and succinct explanations used throughout the book can be easily applied in real-world situations and will help you take advantage of the extensive features of SharePoint and Office.
What you will learn from this book
- How lists and libraries are created and managed and how to create custom lists of your own
The basic building blocks of SharePoint web sites: Web Parts
How the My Site feature in SharePoint helps you create your own personal SharePoint sites
Methods for publishing documents to a Team Site and how to create and manage metadata associated with your documents
The integration between SharePoint® 2007 and Access® 2007, Outlook® 2007, Excel® 2007, and Office Groove® 2007
Ways records management can be used in day-to-day projects
Who is this book for?
This book is for anyone using Microsoft SharePoint who wants to learn to leverage SharePoint with Office 2007.
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This Wrox book is geared toward end users facing the daunting task of mastering MOSS 2007 in the enterprise business environment, this book shows how to make effective use of what can be a confusing array of features. SharePoint is central to the Microsoft Office platform. Organizations use it to share and collaborate on Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel documents and databases, to organize workflow, to integrate Office documents with line of business applications, to provide search capabilities across all types of documents and data, and to provide these tools internally and externally on web sites for end users.
Material covering SharePoint and its interaction with Office is extremely hard to come by, and this book fills that gap. It also serves as a reference manual designed to provide quick access to relevant information. The book teaches end users how to effectively take advantage of this platform through using well-designed examples and explanations that can be easily applied in real world situations.
Topics addressed include:
An Intro to MOSS 2007
Creating a Team Site
Lists and Libraries
SharePoint and You
All Office Applications integrated with SharePoint 2007
Aimed at end users who face the daunting task of mastering MOSS 2007 in the enterprise business environment, this book shows you how to make effective use of what can be a confusing array of features. You?ll review how SharePoint is central to the Microsoft Office platform because organizations use it to organize workflow, integrate Office documents with line of business applications, provide search capabilities across all types of documents and data, and distribute these tools internally and externally on Web sites for end users. Plus, the book offers you well-designed examples and explanations that can be easily applied in real-world situations.
Martin WP Reid (Belfast, Ireland) is an analyst for The Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is the author and technical editor of more than a dozen technical books. He is a regular contributor to the Microsoft Office SharePoint blog Get the Point (http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/getthepoint )
About the Author
Martin W. P. Reid is an analyst for The Queens University in Belfast, one of the leading universities in the United Kingdom. Martin is currently working on a large MOSS 2007 project reaching almost 30,000 users. Previously he worked with end users teaching Microsoft Office applications, database design, programming, and web development. Martin contributes frequently to the Microsoft Office SharePoint blog Get the Point (http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/getthepoint).
Table of Contents
I. Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007.
1. Introducing MOSS 2007.
2. Sites and Workspaces.
3. Lists and Libraries.
4. Web Parts.
5. SharePoint and You.
II. Desktop to Internet.
6. Microsoft Office Word 2007.
7. Microsoft Office Access 2007.
8. Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.
9. Microsoft Office Excel 2007.
10. Microsoft Office Groove 2007.
11. SharePoint Add-ins.
12. SharePoint Designer.
13. Records Management.
Appendix A. Microsoft Office Word, Acces, and Excel 2003-2007 Command Reference.
Appendix B. Useful Links.