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Congratulations! Rather than spending hundreds of dollars on the biggest, baddest, and most feature-ridden word processor, spreadsheet, database, graphics, and communications software on the market today (and saving yourself some serious money and hard disk space in the process), you've chosen Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows. Or maybe the program came installed on your new computer. Either way, the question is What next?
The answer is easy! Microsoft Works 4.5 For Windows For Dummies can safely guide you through the fundamentals of everything you ever need to know in order to work faster and smarter with Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows. Author and teacher David Kay walks you through the power-packed features of Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows, from startup to printing and beyond. With this handy, plain-speaking book in hand, you can make the powerful Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows tools work for you. Create colorful and effective presentations with spreadsheets and charts, master the fine art of word processing, build your own database for home or work, and surf the Internet with speed and confidence. Plus, the book features a tear-out Cheat Sheet and ten nifty tricks that can make you a Works Wizard in no time at all!
David Kay provides all the basics users need to get up to speed on each of Works 4.5's modules. This book covers all of the hot, new features in Microsoft's latest version of Works 4.5, including easy integration with the Internet and improved on-screen help. Users will easily master the essentials for creating professional-looking documents and spreadsheets.
Covers spreadsheets, word processing, and databases plus Internet Explorer
Find out how Works can help keep your household running smoothly
The easy way to put Works to work no experience required! If you've got Microsoft Works on your computer but haven't quite figured out how to use it, you've come to the right place. This fun and friendly guide gives you easy-to-follow instructions and tips that'll have you writing letters, tracking expenses, and surfing the Web in no time.
Discover how to: Get up to speed on computer basics Create good-looking documents Crunch numbers with spreadsheets Set up an address book Have fun with charts and graphics Explore the Internet
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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About the Author
David Kay owns and operates Brightleaf Communications. He is the author or coauthor of many computer books, including WordPerfect® 9 For Windows® For Dummies®.
Table of Contents
PART I: Survival Skills.
Chapter 1: Starting.
Chapter 2: Getting Around.
Chapter 3: Basic Editing and Formatting.
Chapter 4: Basic Printing.
PART II: The Wily Word Processor.
Chapter 5: In Search of the Wily Word Processor.
Chapter 6: Hacking through the Jungle of Your Text.
Chapter 7: Keeping Up Appearances.
Chapter 8: Fancier Word-Processing Documents.
PART III: Setting Sail with Spreadsheets.
Chapter 9: Spreading Your First Sheets.
Chapter 10: Making Calculations.
Chapter 11: Tidying Up and Printing Your Spreadsheets.
PART IV: Doing Active Duty at the Database.
Chapter 12: Reporting for Duty at the Database.
Chapter 13: Making Changes in Your Database.
Chapter 14: Finding and Filtering in Your Database.
Chapter 15: Sorting, Reporting, and Calculating.
PART V: Exploring the Internet Wilderness.
Chapter 16: Gearing Up for Internet Adventure.
Chapter 17: Exploring with Internet Explorer.
Chapter 18: Using Works' Communications Tool.
PART VI: Creating Great Works of Art: Graphics.
Chapter 19: Creating a Work of Chart.
Chapter 20: Polishing Your Work of Chart.
Chapter 21: Producing Works of Art.
PART VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Nifty Tricks.
Chapter 23: Ten Things NOT to Do.
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