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A savvy guide to Office 2011 for Mac users
Mac users, you don’t have to give up one ounce of cool to use Office 2011 on your Mac. Here’s the hip guide you need to get the most out of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Get started with Office 2011, find out what features are shared between apps, and start creating stylish Word docs, lively PowerPoint presentations, awesome Excel reports, and totally organized Outlook lists and calendars. And you’ll love the portable size—just perfect for keeping this guide on hand while you work.
- Features facts, tips, and secrets to help you get the most of out of Office 2011 for Mac
- Provides the key tools and shortcuts you need to accomplish tasks, without bogging you down in too much detail
- Covers how to get started with Office, an overview of shared features, and how to use each application in the Office 2011 suite
- Helps you create smart Word docs, organize your calendar and contacts with Outlook, build compelling PowerPoint presentations, and use Excel formulas and functions to generate reports and analyze data
Zero in on the Office 2011 features you use most on your Mac, with Office 2011 for Mac Portable Genius.
The Genius is in.
You don't have to be a genius to use Office for Mac 2011. But if you want to get the very most out of it, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work. Want to discover how great Microsoft's ribbon is? Turn Word into a full desktop publishing app? Celebrate the return of Outlook for the Mac? Record audio directly into PowerPoint presentations? You'll find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts and tools that will save you loads of time and let you enjoy Office for Mac 2011 to the max.
Dwight Spivey is a software and support engineer for Konica Minolta, where he works with Mac operating systems, applications, and hardware, as well as laser printers. He teaches classes on Mac usage, writes training and support materials for Konica Minolta, and is a Mac OS X beta tester for Apple.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. What Are the First Things I Need to Know?
Chapter 2. What Can I Do with the Toolbox, Media Browser, and the Ribbon?
Chapter 3. How Can I Set Up My New Documents in Word?
Chapter 4. How Can I Spice Up My Documents?
Chapter 5. How Can I Use Word More Efficiently?
Chapter 6. How Do I Create Spreadsheets with Excel?
Chapter 7. How Can I Use Excel Formulas?
Chapter 8. How Can I Augment My Spreadsheets?
Chapter 9. How Do I Create a PowerPoint Presentation?
Chapter 10. How Can I Add Some Pizzazz to My Presentations?
Chapter 11. How Do I Give a Presentation?
Chapter 12. How Do I Begin Using Outlook?
Chapter 13. How Do I Optimize My Outlook E-mail?
Chapter 14. How Can I Organize Contacts and Tasks?
Chapter 15. How Can I Work More Efficiently?
Chapter 16. What Other Applications Are Part of Office 2011?
Chapter 17. How Can I Get Help with Office 2011?