Increase your aptitude through practice: 25 lessons offer short and manageable exercises. Each lesson presents the concept, objective, and keystrokes or mouse actions you need to perform the function. Explanations are short and illustrated. Learn Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access...all part of Office 97: The applications can be used together or separately to make documents and presentations for work, business, or school. Use the power of the Internet: Learn the most valuable research tool in history: the Internet's tens of millions of informative sites will take you to any subject imaginable. Learn to use Office 97 and the Internet together with our Integration exercises: Transfer data from one Office 97 program to another -- place an Excel worksheet into Word, a Word document into a PowerPoint presentation, and more. With our companion CD-ROM Internet simulation, you will learn how to take data off the World Wide Web and integrate it with Office 97. You will use several different simulated Internet scenarios to research stock prices, names of four-star cafes in Paris, currency rates, and more. For example, you'll be asked to prepare a presentation on the Brazilian economy. Our simulation will give you step-by-step instructions as if you are live on the Internet. You will use an Internet search engine, like Lycos or Yahoo!, and type in your keywords to begin your search. then, with the right information on your screen, you will put the data into a Word document, use that Word document in PowerPoint, and print your whole presentation out.