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Office 2016 For Dummies



Office 2016 For Dummies

Wallace Wang

ISBN: 978-1-119-29730-7 June 2016 480 Pages

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Office 2016 For Dummies (9781119293477) was previously published as Office 2016 For Dummies (9781119077374). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

The bestselling Microsoft Office book of all time

Packed with straightforward, friendly instruction, this updated edition of the bestselling Microsoft Office book gets you thoroughly up to speed on the latest version of the industry standard for office productivity suites. In no time, Office 2016 For Dummies will help you become a whiz at Word, take your Excel skills to new heights, add pizzazz to your PowerPoint presentations, and make every part of your work day more organized and productive.

Following alongside approachable, plain-English explanations, you'll quickly discover how to type, format text, and design documents in Word; navigate and edit spreadsheets, create formulas, and analyze data in Excel; configure email, store contacts, organize tasks, and schedule your time with Outlook; create and edit well-designed and crowd-pleasing PowerPoint presentations; and design, edit, and modify an Access database. Even if the mere thought of working with Microsoft Office makes you nervous, this fun and friendly guide makes it easy.

  • Helps you make sense of word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more
  • Covers the five main Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access
  • Walks you through the new features of Microsoft Office 2016
  • Written by a veteran author who has written more than 20 For Dummies books, which account for more than three million books in print

If you're an uninitiated user looking to make the most of this powerful suite of applications, this hands-on, friendly guide is the key to your brand new Office!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with Office 2016 5

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Microsoft Office 2016 7

CHAPTER 2: Selecting and Editing Data 35

CHAPTER 3: Modifying Pictures 51

CHAPTER 4: Getting Help from Office 2016 65

Part 2: Working with Word 73

CHAPTER 5: Typing Text in Word 75

CHAPTER 6: Formatting Text 99

CHAPTER 7: Designing Your Pages 121

Part 3: Playing the Numbers with Excel 153

CHAPTER 8: The Basics of Spreadsheets: Numbers, Labels, and Formulas 155

CHAPTER 9: Playing with Formulas 193

CHAPTER 10: Charting and Analyzing Data 225

Part 4: Making Presentations with PowerPoint 255

CHAPTER 11: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation 257

CHAPTER 12: Adding Color and Pictures to a Presentation 275

CHAPTER 13: Showing Off a Presentation 297

Part 5: Getting Organized with Outlook 321

CHAPTER 14: Managing Email with Outlook 323

CHAPTER 15: Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks 341

Part 6: Storing Stuff in Access 357

CHAPTER 16: Using a Database 359

CHAPTER 17: Searching, Sorting, and Querying a Database 377

CHAPTER 18: Creating a Database Report 399

Part 7: The Part of Tens 415

CHAPTER 19: Ten Tips for Using Office 2016 417

CHAPTER 20: Almost Ten Ways to Make Office 2016 Easier to Use 431

Index 437