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Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2013 All-in-One For Dummies



Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition 2013 All-in-One For Dummies

Peter Weverka

ISBN: 978-1-118-55019-9 April 2013 672 Pages


The go-to reference for the new Office Home & Student 2013

The Home & Student version of Microsoft Office targets the home and education markets, covering the four applications most used outside the workplace: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. The minibooks in this essential All-in-One guide include real-world examples and projects that cover the new features and capabilities of Office 2013. Straightforward advice and beneficial projects help you to learn the basics of creating a resume in Word, establishing a home budget in Excel, developing a dynamic school presentation with PowerPoint, and taking notes in OneNote.

  • Targets home and school users of Office 2013, who primarily use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • Walks you through how to use Office 2013 for everyday projects, such as creating a cover letter in Word or reusable templates in Excel
  • Demonstrates how to jazz up a school presentation with PowerPoint
  • Provides you with straightforward instructions for taking notes in OneNote
  • Shares common Office 2010 tools and details the basics of the Office ribbon

Office Home & Student 2013 All-in-One For Dummies is an easy-to-understand guide to the essentials of Office 2013!

Introduction 1

Book I: Common Office Tasks 5

Chapter 1: Office Nuts and Bolts 7

Chapter 2: Wrestling with the Text 27

Chapter 3: Speed Techniques Worth Knowing About 45

Book II: Word 2013 53

Chapter 1: Speed Techniques for Using Word 55

Chapter 2: Laying Out Text and Pages 73

Chapter 3: Word Styles 97

Chapter 4: Constructing the Perfect Table 113

Chapter 5: Taking Advantage of the Proofing Tools 137

Chapter 6: Desktop Publishing with Word 157

Chapter 7: Getting Word’s Help with Office Chores 175

Chapter 8: Tools for Reports and Scholarly Papers 195

Book III: Excel 2013 217

Chapter 1: Up and Running with Excel 219

Chapter 2: Refining Your Worksheet 237

Chapter 3: Formulas and Functions for Crunching Numbers 251

Chapter 4: Making a Worksheet Easier to Read and Understand 273

Chapter 5: Advanced Techniques for Analyzing Data 291

Book IV: PowerPoint 2013 303

Chapter 1: Getting Started in PowerPoint 305

Chapter 2: Fashioning a Look for Your Presentation 327

Chapter 3: Entering the Text 341

Chapter 4: Making Your Presentations Livelier 357

Chapter 5: Delivering a Presentation 373

Book V: OneNote 2013 395

Chapter 1: Up and Running with OneNote 397

Chapter 2: Taking Notes 409

Chapter 3: Finding and Organizing Your Notes 425

Book VI: Working with Charts and Graphics 433

Chapter 1: Creating a Chart 435

Chapter 2: Making a SmartArt Diagram 463

Chapter 3: Handling Graphics, Photos, and Clip Art 481

Chapter 4: Drawing and Manipulating Lines, Shapes, and Other Objects 499

Book VII: Office 2013 — One Step Beyond 529

Chapter 1: Customizing an Office Program 531

Chapter 2: Ways of Distributing Your Work 545

Chapter 3: Automating Tasks with Macros 553

Chapter 4: Linking and Embedding in Compound Files 565

Book VIII: File Sharing and Collaborating 577

Chapter 1: Preparing to Use the Office Web Apps 579

Chapter 2: Using the Offi ce Web Apps 589

Chapter 3: Sharing and Collaborating 599

Index 609