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Dig deep into Microsoft Office Word 2007, Excel2007, and PowerPoint 2007—and create robust documents that deliver results. This book is packed with advanced timesaving tips and troubleshooting methods to help you learn the smartest, simplest ways to create powerful documents. Discover how the experts approach document production—and reach new levels of mastery!

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Dig deep into Microsoft Office Word 2007, Excel2007, and PowerPoint 2007—and create robust documents that deliver results. This book is packed with advanced timesaving tips and troubleshooting methods to help you learn the smartest, simplest ways to create powerful documents. Discover how the experts approach document production—and reach new levels of mastery!

  • Exploit the power of tables, Themes, and templates
  • Produce professional-quality graphics using new SmartArt diagrams, custom shapes, and other drawing tools
  • Customize and reuse content with Building Blocks and Content Controls
  • Learn advanced techniques for managing slide masters and custom layouts for effective presentations
  • Design PivotTables for more powerful data analysis and reporting
  • Build sophisticated Excel 2007 chart types and customize chart elements
  • Use Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to automate document production and customize templates
  • Customize the Office Fluent Ribbon and troubleshoot your documents with Office Open XML

CD includes:

  • Fully searchable eBook
  • Sample documents and templates
  • VBA and Office Open XML code samples
  • Author webcasts—see advanced techniques in action
  • Tool for binding custom XML to content controls in Word 2007
  • Files for customizing the Fluent Ribbon
  • Links to articles blogs, and developer learning resources
  • Windows Vista Product Guide eReference and other eBooks

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735622852
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 4/4/2007
  • Series: Microsoft Inside Out Series
  • Edition description: 2007 ed.
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephanie Krieger, Microsoft Office MVP, is a consultant, trainer, and author who specializes in developing custom enterprise solutions using Microsoft Office. She teaches clients how to build great documents easily by helping them understand how Microsoft Office applications “think.” Stephanie contributes regularly to websites on

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Table of Contents

About the CD;
What’s On the CD;
System Requirements;
Support Information;
Conventions and Features Used in This Book;
Text Conventions;
Design Conventions;
Who Will Benefit Most from This Book;
What You Can Expect from This Book;
Part 1: Document Essentials;
Chapter 1: Introducing the 2007 Microsoft Office System;
Redefining Documents for Today’s Business Demands;
What’s New for Your Documents in the 2007 Office Suite;
Introducing the Office Open XML File Formats;
The New User Interface: Ribbons and Then Some;
Getting Comfortable in Your Workspace;
Documents 101: Understanding How the Office Programs "Think";
Chapter 2: Understanding Electronic Documents;
Differences to Consider When Sharing Documents Electronically;
Securing the Private Information in Your Documents;
Securing Documents;
Chapter 3: Collaborating and Sharing with Others;
Understanding and Using the 2007 Office System Collaboration Environments;
Creating and Using Shared Workspaces with Windows SharePoint Services;
Creating and Using Groove Workspaces;
Using Office OneNote 2007 as a Collaboration Tool;
Part 2: Word;
Chapter 4: Building Easy-to-Manage, Robust Documents;
Staying in Control: Be the Boss of Your Documents;
Document Logic: Bringing Yourself to the Document;
Monitoring the Health of Your Document;
The Five Tools You Need to Create Any Word Document;
Chapter 5: Styles;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Styles in Word 2007;
Paragraph and Character Quick Styles;
Creating Effective Style Sets;
Working with Themes;
Mastering Lists;
Creating and Using List Styles;
Working with Table Styles;
Managing Styles;
Chapter 6: Tables;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Tables in Word 2007;
The Great Document Organizer;
Key Practices for Creating Tables That Work;
Using Tables to Create Page Layout;
Formatting Financial Tables;
Managing Tables from Other Sources;
Chapter 7: Managing Graphics;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Graphics in Office Word 2007;
Using the Best Program for the Graphic Task;
Objects vs. Pictures;
Graphic Layout Simplified;
Using Text Boxes;
Chapter 8: Sections;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New For Section Formatting in Word 2007;
Are You Sure You Need a Section Break?;
Keeping Sections Simple;
Using Headers and Footers;
Chapter 9: Quick Parts;
Chapter Assumptions;
Understanding Building Blocks: The Evolution of Documents;
Document Property Quick Parts;
Working with Fields;
Chapter 10: Reference Tables and Tools;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Reference Tools in Word 2007;
Editing Reference Fields;
Managing Tables of Contents;
Working with Indexes;
Creating a Bibliography;
A Footnote About Footnotes and Endnotes;
Chapter 11: Content Controls: Creating Forms and Then Some;
Chapter Assumptions;
Working with Content Controls;
Understanding Document Protection Options;
Content Controls and Automation;
Chapter 12: Planning Your Documents;
Chapter Assumptions;
Design Considerations;
Content Planning;
Using OneNote for Document Planning and Outlines;
Part 3: Excel;
Chapter 13: Data-Based Documents: Formatting and Managing Worksheets;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Worksheets in Excel 2007;
When Your Document Lives in Excel;
Streamlining Worksheet Formatting;
Treat Your Workbooks Like the Documents They Are;
Chapter 14: Working with Data;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Number Crunching in Excel 2007;
Using Tables as a Data Tool;
Creating Formulas—Working with Functions;
Simplifying Data Organization;
When You Need to Use External Data;
Chapter 15: Charts;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Charts in Excel 2007;
The New Essentials for Creating Charts;
Fighter-Pilot Cool Chart Formatting;
Timesaving Techniques for Adding or Editing Chart Data;
Creating Advanced Chart Types;
Creating Charts for Use in Other Programs;
Chapter 16: Powerful Reporting, Easier Than You Think: A PivotTable Primer;
Why Use a PivotTable?;
Creating a PivotTable;
Managing PivotTables;
Formatting PivotTables;
Using PivotCharts;
Quick Reference—Create and Format a PivotTable;
Chapter 17: The Excel–Visio Connection;
Visio Essentials—A Quick Reference Overview;
Creating a Visio Organization Chart from Worksheet Data;
Creating a PivotDiagram;
Using Shape Data and Data Graphics;
More Visio Data Connections;
Part 4: PowerPoint;
Chapter 18: Creating Professional Presentation Graphics;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Presentation Graphics in PowerPoint 2007?;
Determining the Best Diagram for Your Content;
Making Smart Choices with SmartArt;
Using Drawing Tools to Their Fullest;
Editing Shapes;
Getting Your Graphic into Other Programs;
Chapter 19: Slides and Presentations;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Slide Presentations in PowerPoint 2007;
When Your Document Lives in PowerPoint;
Effective Document Setup;
Working with Masters, Layouts, and Designs;
Managing Slides and Slide Elements;
The Themes—PowerPoint Connection;
Putting on a Show—Slide Show Setup and Animation;
Part 5: Templates, Automation, and Customization;
Chapter 20: The Many Faces of Microsoft Office Templates;
Chapter Assumptions;
What’s New for Templates in the 2007 Release;
What Type of Template Do You Need?;
Considerations for Word Templates;
Considerations for Excel Templates;
Considerations for PowerPoint Templates;
Sharing Themes;
The Office 2007 Automation Story;
Chapter 21: VBA Primer;
When and Why to Use VBA;
Introduction to the VBA Language and Code Structure;
Understanding and Using the Visual Basic Editor;
Writing, Editing, and Sharing Simple Macros;
Using VBA to Save Time on Document Production and Troubleshooting;
Introduction to Using Events;
Creating UserForms (Dialog Boxes);
Next Steps for Working with Automation in Microsoft Office;
Chapter 22: Office Open XML Essentials;
Chapter Assumptions;
XML Basics for Reading Your Documents;
Getting to Know the Office Open XML Formats;
Editing and Managing Documents Through XML;
Customizing the Ribbon;
Binding Data to Content Controls;
Next Steps for Working with the Office Open XML Formats;
Chapter 23: Using VBA and XML Together to Create Add-Ins;
Chapter Assumptions;
Adding Your Macros to the Ribbon;
Creating Simple Add-Ins for Word, Excel, or PowerPoint;
Using the Trust Center;
Understanding Digital Signatures;
Next Steps;
Appendix : Index to Troubleshooting Topics;
Appendix : About the Author;
Appendix : Choose the Right Book for You;

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