Easy Microsoft Office 2010 [NOOK Book]

Overview

SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Office 2010 teaches you the basics of working with Excel, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, Word, OneNote®, and Office Web Apps. Fullyillustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, email, calendars, and more. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

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Overview

SEE IT DONE. DO IT YOURSELF. It’s that Easy! Easy Microsoft Office 2010 teaches you the basics of working with Excel, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, Word, OneNote®, and Office Web Apps. Fullyillustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to create and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, email, calendars, and more. No need to feel intimidated–we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

• Get started quickly with Word to format and print great looking documents using new QuickStyles, Cover Pages, and Quick Parts

• Include tables, graphics, pictures, and diagrams in Word documents that improve the appearance and impact of your documents

• Build flexible spreadsheets with charts, functions, Sparklines, and PivotTables

• Use Excel to make calculations and analyze data in spreadsheets

• Create, format, fine-tune, and deliver great PowerPoint presentations

• Use the new Web Apps to safely share, review, and revise Office documents online

• Keep track of important information from the Web with OneNote search and tagging features

• Integrate your to-do lists, tasks, and appointments between OneNote and Outlook

• Use Outlook’s new features including conversation view to track email and stay in touch with colleagues and clients

Easy steps guide you through each task.

Items you select or click are shown in bold.

Each step is fully illustrated.

Category: Office Applications/Office 2010

Covers: Microsoft Office 2010

User Level: Beginner

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131389953
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 6/18/2010
  • Series: Easy
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 486,744
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Tom Bunzel specializes in knowing what presenters need and how to make technology work. He has appeared on Tech TV’s Call for Help as “Professor PowerPoint” and has been a featured speaker at InfoComm and PowerPoint LIVE. In addition, he has worked as a technology coach for corporations including Iomega, MTA Films, Nurses in Partnership, and the Neuroscience Education Institute. He has taught regularly at Learning Tree International, West LA College Extension, and privately around Southern California and does presentation and video consulting in Southern California.

He has written a number of books; the latest was Master Visually Microsoft Office 2007. He also has served as the Office Reference Guide for InformIT. com. In 2006, he published Solving the PowerPoint Predicament: Using Digital Media for Effective Communication, which is a detailed, project-oriented approach to creating effective multimedia presentations. His new eBook, Do Your Own Ning Thing: A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching an Effective Social Network, is available at professorppt.com/ning_how.htm.

Among Bunzel’s other books are Sams Teach Yourself PowerPoint 2003 in 24 Hours, Easy Digital Music, Easy Creating CDs and DVDs, How to Use Ulead DVD Workshop, Digital Video on the PC, and the update to the PeachPit Press book Visual QuickStart Guide to PowerPoint 2002/2001.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing the New Features in Office 2010.................. 1

Opening Backstage View................................................ 3

Creating a New Blank Document....................................... 5

Introducing the Navigation Pane....................................... 7

Saving in Different Formats............................................. 9

Printing in Backstage View............................................ 11

Chapter 2 Beginning a New Word Project.................................... 13

Creating a New Letter from a Template............................. 15

Revising the Letter Template.......................................... 17

Formatting Text in Your Document................................... 19

Inserting Symbols and Changing the Date Style................... 21

Adding Bullets and Numbered Lists.................................. 23

Searching and Replacing in the Document......................... 25

Chapter 3 Adjusting the Structure of Your Document................. 27

Changing the Margins in Your Project............................... 29

Changing Page Orientation............................................ 31

Inserting Page Numbers................................................ 33

Inserting Headers and Footers......................................... 35

Adding Footnotes and Endnotes...................................... 37

Using Copy and Paste Preview........................................ 39

Creating Columns in a Longer Document or Newsletter......... 43

Chapter 4 Changing Project Appearance..................................... 45

Applying a Quick Style.................................................. 47

Creating a Quick Style.................................................. 49

Modifying a Quick Style................................................. 51

Updating Headings to Match a Selection............................ 53

Copying Styles and/or Formatting with Format Painter.......... 55

Inserting a Cover Page.................................................. 57

Creating a New Quick Parts Entry..................................... 59

Using the Building Blocks Organizer................................. 61

Applying a Theme to a Document.................................... 63

Chapter 5 Creating a Table for a Schedule................................. 65

Creating a Table......................................................... 67

Selecting and Changing Text Alignment............................ 68

Adding or Deleting Rows or Columns................................ 69

Merging Cells............................................................. 70

Modifying Borders........................................................ 71

Using the Table Styles Gallery........................................ 73

Using Quick Tables...................................................... 75

Chapter 6 Working with Graphics and Effects............................ 77

Inserting a Picture....................................................... 79

Adding a Clip Art Image................................................ 81

Moving a Graphic........................................................ 83

Resizing a Graphic....................................................... 84

Cropping an Image...................................................... 85

Applying Picture Styles and Effects................................... 87

Inserting a SmartArt Diagram.......................................... 89

Using OpenType Ligatures............................................. 93

Using Screenshots or Screen Clippings.............................. 95

Chapter 7 Reviewing Documents and Working Online.................... 97

Tracking Changes with Reviewers.................................... 99

Accept and Reject Reviewers’ Changes............................ 101

Hiding and Showing Markup......................................... 102

Creating a Folder for Web Applications............................ 103

Uploading a File to Your Folder..................................... 106

Creating a New Web Application File.............................. 109

Chapter 8 Getting Started with Excel....................................... 111

Aligning and Formatting Text........................................ 113

Inputting and Formatting Numbers.................................. 115

Filling in Your Data..................................................... 117

Inserting a New Column or Row..................................... 119

Hiding and Unhiding Columns....................................... 121

Adding and Renaming a Worksheet................................ 123

Using Cell Styles........................................................ 125

Chapter 9 Working with Data, Functions, and Formulas............. 127

Finding Data............................................................. 129

Filling a Series.......................................................... 131

Entering Dates and Times............................................. 133

Using Functions: AutoSum............................................ 135

Using Functions: Average............................................. 136

Using Formulas for Calculations..................................... 137

Formatting and Tracing Formula Results.......................... 139

Chapter 10 Create Charts, Data Tables, and PivotTable............... 141

Creating a Chart Using the Ribbon.................................. 143

Changing the Chart Type.............................................. 145

Formatting Chart Elements........................................... 147

Moving a Chart.......................................................... 149

Sorting Data in a Table................................................ 151

Adding Sparklines...................................................... 153

Using a Pivot Table..................................................... 155

Filtering a Pivot Table with the Slicer.............................. 157

Highlighting Data with Conditional Formats....................... 159

Chapter 11 Sharing Your Project Online with Microsoft
Office Web Apps.............................................................................. 161

Opening Your Uploaded Project..................................... 163

Revising Data in the Web Application.............................. 165

Appending and Sorting a Data Table............................... 167

Opening Online Files Locally........................................ 169

Printing an Excel Worksheet......................................... 171

Chapter 12 Getting Started with PowerPoint 2010........................ 173

Adding and Editing Text............................................... 175

Adding a Slide with Bullets........................................... 177

Adding a New Section................................................. 179

Moving Slides (Slide Sorter View)................................... 181

Applying a Theme from the Design Tab............................ 183

Using Slide Masters.................................................... 185

Chapter 13 Telling Your Story with Effective Slides................... 187

Creating a Table for Information.................................... 189

Adding a Chart.......................................................... 191

Editing or Formatting a Chart........................................ 193

Inserting a Picture...................................................... 195

Converting Bullets to SmartArt....................................... 197

Chapter 14 Adding Transitions, Animation, and Video.................... 199

Adding Slide Transitions.............................................. 201

Adding Animation to Content......................................... 203

Using the Animation Painter Tool................................... 205

Inserting and Trimming Video....................................... 207

Using Online Video..................................................... 209

Chapter 15 Completing the Presentation..................................... 211

Previewing Slides in Reading View................................ 213

Recording Your Presentation......................................... 215

Creating a Video of Your Show...................................... 217

Printing Notes and Handouts......................................... 219

Using Presenter View.................................................. 221

Presenting from the PowerPoint Web App........................ 223

Chapter 16 Organize Your Project with OneNote.......................... 225

Starting a New Notebook.............................................. 227

Adding a Note to a Page.............................................. 229

Adding Web Content to a New Page................................ 231

Using OneNote Search................................................. 233

Using Tags for Organization.......................................... 235

Using a Side Note....................................................... 237

Sending a Task to Outlook............................................ 239

Sending a File to OneNote............................................ 241

Saving Your Section or Notebook................................... 243

Sharing Your Notebook................................................ 245

Chapter 17 Coordinating Your Activities with Outlook................ 247

Sending an Email Message with an Attachment................. 249

Using the New Quick Steps........................................... 251

Using Conversation and Reading Pane Views.................... 253

Scheduling a Meeting with Email................................... 255

Using Schedule View and OneNote................................. 257

Using Themes and Colors in Email.................................. 259

Using RSS Feeds in Outlook’s Inbox................................ 261

Filtering and Searching Messages.................................. 263

Using the Search Tab.................................................. 265

Creating Email Rules for Spam and Routing...................... 267

Managing Your Contacts.............................................. 269

Creating a New Contact Group....................................... 271

Publishing or Sharing Your Calendar Online..................... 273

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