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The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly-defined projects for students and a one of a kind supplements package.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132791724
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 9/2/2011
  • Series: Go! Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Shelley Gaskin, Series Editor for the GO! Series, is a professor of business and computer technology at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California. She holds a master's degree in business education from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in adult and community education from Ball State University. Dr. Gaskin has 15 years of experience in the computer industry with several Fortune 500 companies and has developed and written training materials for custom systems applications in both the public and private sector. She is also the author of books on Microsoft Outlook and word processing.

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Table of Contents

Common Features

Chapter 1 Using the Common Features of Microsoft Office 2010

PROJECT 1A PowerPoint File

Objective 1 Use Windows Explorer to Locate Files and Folders

Activity 1.01 Using Windows Explorer to Locate Files and Folders

Objective 2 Locate and Start a Microsoft Office 2010 Program

Activity 1.02 Locating and Starting a Microsoft Office 2010 Program

Objective 3 Enter and Edit Text in an Office 2010 Program

Activity 1.03 Entering and Editing Text in an Office 2010 Program

Objective 4 Perform Commands from a Dialog Box

Activity 1.04 Performing Commands from a Dialog Box

Objective 5 Create a Folder, Save a File, and Close a Program

Activity 1.05 Creating a Folder, Saving a File, and Closing a Program

Objective 6 Add Document Properties and Print a File

Activity 1.06 Adding Document Properties and Printing a File

PROJECT 1B Word File

Objective 7 Open an Existing File and Save it with a New Name

Activity 1.07 Opening an Existing File and Saving it with a New Name

Objective 8 Explore Options for an Application

Activity 1.08 Viewing Application Options

Objective 9 Perform Commands from the Ribbon

Activity 1.09 Performing Commands from the Ribbon

Activity 1.10 Minimizing and Using the Keyboard to Control the Ribbon

Objective 10 Apply Formatting in Office Programs

Activity 1.11 Formatting and Viewing Pages

Activity 1.12 Formatting Text

Activity 1.13 Using the Office Clipboard to Cut, Copy, and Paste

Activity 1.14 Viewing Print Preview and Printing a Word Document

Objective 11 Use the Microsoft Office 2010 Help System

Activity 1.15 Using the Microsoft Office 2010 Help System in Excel

Objective 12 Compress Files

Activity 1.16 Compressing Files

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice


Chapter 1 Creating Publications with Publisher 2010


Objective 1 Create a Publication by Using a Template

Activity 1.01 Exploring the Publisher Window

Objective 2 Create Business Information Sets

Activity 1.02 Creating Business Information

Objective 3 Insert Objects, Format Objects, and View Object Boundaries

Activity 1.03 Viewing Object Boundaries

Activity 1.04 Inserting Text in a Text Box

Activity 1.05 Inserting a Picture

Activity 1.06 Adding a Caption to a Picture

Activity 1.07 Formatting Tear-offs

Objective 4 Use the Master Page to Create a Footer

Activity 1.08 Creating a Footer on the Master Page

Objective 5 Preview and Print a Publication

Activity 1.09 Previewing and Printing a Publication

PROJECT 1B City Letterhead

Objective 6 Create Business Stationery and Forms

Activity 1.10 Creating a Letterhead

Objective 7 Move and Resize Objects in a Publication

Activity 1.11 Moving and Resizing Objects in a Publication

Objective 8 Edit and Format Text in a Publication

Activity 1.12 Formatting Text in a Letterhead

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice

Mastering Publisher


GO! Think

Chapter 2 Designing Event Programs and Newsletters

PROJECT 2A Event Program

Objective 1 Open, Print, and Rename an Existing Publication

Activity 2.01 Opening an Existing Publication and Saving It with a New Name

Objective 2 Navigate, Select, Align, and Format Text

Activity 2.02 Navigating and Selecting Text

Activity 2.03 Aligning and Formatting Text and Paragraphs

Activity 2.04 Using Best Fit to Adjust Text Size in a Text Box

Activity 2.05 Applying Font Effects

Objective 3 Format a Text Box

Activity 2.06 Applying a Border and Fill Color to a Text Box

Activity 2.07 Applying a Gradient Fill to a Text Box

Objective 4 Format Bullets and Line Spacing

Activity 2.08 Formatting Bullets and Line Spacing

PROJECT 2B Summer Newsletter

Objective 5 Identify the Parts of a Newsletter

Activity 2.09 Identifying the Parts of a Newsletter

Objective 6 Create a Story by Importing a Text File

Activity 2.10 Creating a Story by Importing a Text File

Objective 7 View Linked Text Boxes and Layered Objects

Activity 2.11 Viewing Linked Text Boxes and Layered Objects

Activity 2.12 Viewing Text Boxes in a Story

Objective 8 Flow Text in a Publication

Activity 2.13 Using Autoflow

Activity 2.14 Deleting and Enlarging Text Boxes

Activity 2.15 Adding a Continued Notice

Objective 9 Use Spelling, Hyphenation, AutoCorrect, Copy, and Paste

Activity 2.16 Using Spelling and Hyphenation

Activity 2.17 Using AutoCorrect, Copy, and Paste

Objective 10 Edit a Story in Microsoft Word

Activity 2.18 Editing a Story in Microsoft Word

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice

Mastering Publisher


GO! Think

Chapter 3 Designing Brochures and Managing Graphics

PROJECT 3A Trail Announcement

Objective 1 Create and Position Objects on a Page

Activity 3.01 Creating a Blank Quick Publication

Activity 3.02 Drawing and Formatting Lines

Activity 3.03 Drawing and Formatting Circles

Objective 2 Create Ruler Guides

Activity 3.04 Creating Ruler Guides

Objective 3 Insert and Format Shapes

Activity 3.05 Inserting and Formatting Shapes

Objective 4 Group, Ungroup, and Flip Objects

Activity 3.06 Grouping, Ungrouping, and Flipping Objects

Objective 5 Add Text to a Shape

Activity 3.07 Adding Text to a Shape

Objective 6 Rotate and Nudge an Object

Activity 3.08 Rotating and Nudging an Object

Objective 7 Create and Format WordArt

Activity 3.09 Creating and Formatting WordArt

Objective 8 Recolor a Picture and Format a Background

Activity 3.10 Recoloring a Picture

Activity 3.11 Formatting a Background

PROJECT 3B Trail Brochure

Objective 9 Create a Brochure with a Custom Font Scheme

Activity 3.12 Creating a Brochure and a Custom Font Scheme

Activity 3.13 Identifying the Parts of a Brochure

Objective 10 Insert and Format Pictures in a Publication

Activity 3.14 Inserting a Picture in a Publication

Objective 11 Add a Caption to and Crop a Picture

Activity 3.15 Changing, Moving, and Adding a Caption to a Picture

Activity 3.16 Cropping a Picture

Objective 12 Arrange Text with Graphics

Activity 3.17 Arranging Text With Graphics

Activity 3.18 Applying Wrapping Styles to an Object

Objective 13 Locate and Insert Clip Art

Activity 3.19 Inserting Clip Art

Objective 14 Apply a Drop Cap and Format a Form

Activity 3.20 Applying a Drop Cap and Formatting a Form

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice

Mastering Publisher


GO! Think

Chapter 4 Starting with a Blank Publication and Working with Multipage Publications


Objective 1 Set Page Size, Color Schemes, and Font Schemes in a Blank Publication

Activity 4.01 Starting a Blank Publication

Objective 2 Align Objects by Using Layout Guides and Insert Line Breaks

Activity 4.02 Using Guides to Align Graphics

Activity 4.03 Using Guides to Align Text Boxes

Activity 4.04 Inserting Line Breaks

Objective 3 Insert Building Blocks

Activity 4.05 Inserting Building Blocks

Objective 4 Check Your Publication Design with Design Checker

Activity 4.06 Using the Design Checker

PROJECT 4B Job Catalog

Objective 5 Create a Multipage Publication with Mirrored-Page Layout

Activity 4.07 Creating a Multipage Publication

Activity 4.08 Creating a Mirrored-Page Layout

Objective 6 Create a Logo and Save It as a Building Block

Activity 4.09 Creating a WordArt Logo

Activity 4.10 Saving a Logo as a Building Block

Objective 7 Create Facing Footers

Activity 4.11 Creating Facing Footers

Objective 8 Link Text Boxes

Activity 4.12 Linking Text Boxes

Objective 9 Create and Apply Text Styles

Activity 4.13 Creating and Applying Text Styles

Objective 10 Insert Text in Columns

Activity 4.14 Inserting Text in Columns

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice

Mastering Publisher


GO! Think

Chapter 5 Creating Business Forms, Templates, Tables, and a Mail Merge..

PROJECT 5A Purchase Order

Objective 1 Create Business Forms

Activity 5.01 Creating a Purchase Order

Activity 5.02 Formatting a Business Form

Objective 2 Modify a Business Form

Activity 5.03 Modifying a Table within a Business Form

Activity 5.04 Inserting a Graphic and a Background in a Form

Objective 3 Save a Publication as a Template

Activity 5.05 Saving a Publication as a Template

Activity 5.06 Entering Data into a Customized Template

PROJECT 5B Council Postcard

Objective 4 Create a Publication for Mailing

Activity 5.07 Creating a Postcard

Activity 5.08 Formatting the Postcard Publication

Activity 5.09 Changing an Attached Business Logo

Objective 5 Create a Table

Activity 5.10 Creating a Table

Activity 5.11 Formatting a Table

Objective 6 Merge a Publication with a Mailing List

Activity 5.12 Creating a Data Source

Activity 5.13 Connecting a Data Source to a Publication

Activity 5.14 Printing a Merged Publication

Summary, Key Terms, Matching, and Multiple Choice

Mastering Publisher


GO! Think



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