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Office 2010 For Dummies

Office 2010 For Dummies

Wallace Wang

ISBN: 978-0-470-48998-7 May 2010 432 Pages


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The latest edition of one of the bestselling Microsoft Office books of all time!

Spend less time figuring out Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access and more time working on actual projects with this new edition of Office 2010 For Dummies. Filled with straightforward, friendly instruction, this book gets you thoroughly up to speed, and it actually makes doing Office work fun!

First learn all the basics, then how to add more bells and whistles, including how to spice up your Word documents, edit Excel spreadsheets and create formulas, add sound to your PowerPoint presentation, and much more.

  • Helps you harness the power of Microsoft Office 2010 and all of its new functionality; the book covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Explains and instructs in the straightforward, friendly, For Dummies style that makes instruction more accessible and skill-building easier
  • Covers typing and formatting text in Word and spicing up your documents
  • Shows you how to navigate and edit an Excel spreadsheet, create formulas, and chart and analyze Excel data
  • Demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation and add color, sound, and pictures
  • Explores Outlook, including configuring e-mail, storing contacts, organizing tasks, scheduling your time, and setting appointments
  • Delves into designing Access databases, including editing, modifying, searching, sorting, and querying; also covers viewing and printing reports, and more

Be ready to take full advantage of Microsoft Office 2010 with this fun and easy guide.

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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Microsoft Office 2010 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Microsoft Office 2010 9

Chapter 2: Selecting and Editing Data 33

Chapter 3: Modifying Pictures 49

Chapter 4: Getting Help from Office 2010 57

Part II: Working with Word 65

Chapter 5: Typing Text in Word 67

Chapter 6: Formatting Text 89

Chapter 7: Designing Your Pages 109

Part III: Playing the Numbers with Excel 137

Chapter 8: The Basics of Spreadsheets: Numbers, Labels, and Formulas 139

Chapter 9: Playing with Formulas 171

Chapter 10: Charting and Analyzing Data 199

Part IV: Making Presentations with PowerPoint 227

Chapter 11: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation 229

Chapter 12: Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation 247

Chapter 13: Showing Off a Presentation 269

Part V: Getting Organized with Outlook 289

Chapter 14: Managing E-Mail with Outlook 291

Chapter 15: Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks 305

Part VI: Storing Stuff in Access 317

Chapter 16: Using a Database 319

Chapter 17: Searching, Sorting, and Querying a Database 335

Chapter 18: Creating a Database Report 355

Part VII: The Part of Tens 369

Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Using Office 2010 371

Chapter 20: Ten Keystroke Shortcuts 383

Chapter 21: Almost Ten Ways to Make Office 2010 Easier to Use 389

Index 395