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Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-49748-7
816 pages
May 2010
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The leading book on Microsoft Office, now fully updated for Office 2010

Microsoft Office, the world's leading productivity suite, has been updated with new tools. Veteran Office users as well as newcomers will need the comprehensive information in this bestselling All-in-One guide.

With a self-contained minibook devoted to each Office application plus minibooks on how Office works together and how you can expand its usefulness, Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies gets you up to speed and answers the questions you'll have down the road.

  • Microsoft Office is the office productivity suite used around the globe; nearly every business worker encounters it daily
  • The 2010 revision will affect all applications in the suite
  • Eight minibooks cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, common Office tools, and ways to expand Office productivity
  • Also covers the new online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as changes to the interface and new tools and techniques

Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies makes it easy to learn to use Office and gets you up and running on all the changes and enhancements in Office 2010.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: Common Office Tools 7

Chapter 1: Office Nuts and Bolts 9

Chapter 2: Wrestling with the Text 31

Chapter 3: Speed Techniques Worth Knowing About 57

Chapter 4: Taking Advantage of the Proofing Tools 65

Chapter 5: Creating a Table 81

Chapter 6: Creating a Chart 101

Chapter 7: Making a SmartArt Diagram 125

Chapter 8: Drawing and Manipulating Lines, Shapes, and Other Objects 143

Book II: Word 171

Chapter 1: Speed Techniques for Using Word 173

Chapter 2: Laying Out Text and Pages 191

Chapter 3: Word Styles 213

Chapter 4: Desktop Publishing with Word 229

Chapter 5: Getting Word’s Help with Office Chores 247

Chapter 6: Tools for Reports and Scholarly Papers 265

Book III: Outlook 285

Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with Outlook 287

Chapter 2: Maintaining the Contacts Folder 303

Chapter 3: Handling Your E-Mail 313

Chapter 4: Managing Your Time and Schedule 339

Chapter 5: Tasks, Reminders, and Notes 347

Book IV: PowerPoint 355

Chapter 1: Getting Started in PowerPoint 357

Chapter 2: Fashioning a Look for Your Presentation 379

Chapter 3: Entering the Text 395

Chapter 4: Making Your Presentations Livelier 409

Chapter 5: Delivering a Presentation 421

Book V: Excel 439

Chapter 1: Up and Running with Excel 441

Chapter 2: Refining Your Worksheet 459

Chapter 3: Formulas and Functions for Crunching Numbers 471

Chapter 4: Making a Worksheet Easier to Read and Understand 493

Chapter 5: Analyzing Data 509

Book VI: Access 519

Chapter 1: Introducing Access 521

Chapter 2: Building Your Database Tables 535

Chapter 3: Entering the Data 563

Chapter 4: Sorting, Querying, and Filtering for Data 573

Chapter 5: Presenting Data in a Report 593

Book VII: Publisher 599

Chapter 1: Introducing Publisher 601

Chapter 2: Refining a Publication 613

Chapter 3: Putting on the Finishing Touches 625

Book VIII: Office 2010: One Step Beyond 637

Chapter 1: Customizing an Office Program 639

Chapter 2: Ways of Distributing Your Work 651

Chapter 3: Handling Graphics 661

Chapter 4: Decorating Files with Clip Art 683

Chapter 5: Note Taking with OneNote 693

Chapter 6: Automating Tasks with Macros 709

Chapter 7: Linking and Embedding in Compound Files 721

Chapter 8: Office Web Apps 731

Index 747

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Author Information

Peter Weverka is a veteran For Dummies author who has covered a wide variety of Microsoft applications. In addition to PowerPoint 2007 All-in-One For Dummies and two previous editions of Office All-in-One For Dummies, he is the author of several editions of Microsoft Money For Dummies.

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July 21, 2010
Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

Dummies author Peter Weverka shares what's new in Office 2010 and some of his favorite tips for unlocking the full potential of your new Office suite.

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