Mastering Microsoft Office 2003 for Business Professionals

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Get Down to Business—Maximize Your Efficiency with Office 2003

Written for business-minded and experienced Office users, this task-oriented guide goes directly to the bottom line, revealing optimal ways to perform critical, challenging tasks. After fifteen years of teaching people how to be more productive with Office, Courter and Marquis know users' FAQs and understand the way you use Office—as an integrated suite rather than as a collection of separate applications. In ...

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Overview

Get Down to Business—Maximize Your Efficiency with Office 2003

Written for business-minded and experienced Office users, this task-oriented guide goes directly to the bottom line, revealing optimal ways to perform critical, challenging tasks. After fifteen years of teaching people how to be more productive with Office, Courter and Marquis know users' FAQs and understand the way you use Office—as an integrated suite rather than as a collection of separate applications. In Mastering Microsoft Office 2003 for Business Professionals they skip the basics and focus instead on precious time-saving techniques that help you streamline your day-to-day activities.

Inside, you'll learn how to:

  • Manage schedules, tasks, contacts (Outlook)
  • Build and deliver convincing, animated presentations (PowerPoint)
  • Create documents collaboratively (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Streamline mailings and messaging (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel)
  • Produce complex publications such as manuals, proposals, and contracts (Word, Binder, FrontPage)
  • Publish documents on the Web (FrontPage, Excel)
  • Organize and secure documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Build robust, foolproof workbooks (Excel)
  • Design and develop data sources (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • Create templates for repetitive tasks (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage)
  • Construct user input forms (Outlook, FrontPage, Word)
  • Dissect data, and then present it in compelling ways (Excel, Access)
  • Tweak Office to fit the way you work (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Use macros to do more with Office (Word, Excel)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782142280
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/20/2004
  • Series: Mastering Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Gini Courter and Annette Marquis are co-owners of TRIAD Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in computer training and customized solutions for business professionals who rely on Microsoft Office to get their jobs done. The authors regularly teach workshops at The International Association of Administrative Professionals conferences. They are the authors of numerous books, including Mastering Office XP, Mastering Outlook, Excel 2000 MOUS Study Guide, and Word 2000 MOUS Study Guide.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: What's New in Office 2003.

Chapter 2: Digging Out of the E-Mail Avalanche.

Chapter 3: Taking Control of Your Time and Tasks.

Chapter 4: Unleashing the Power of Outlook Contact Management.

Chapter 5: Beyond Text: Making an Impression with Multimedia.

Chapter 6: Adding Electronic Punch to Your Presentations.

Chapter 7: Pushing PowerPoint to the Limit.

Chapter 8: Collaborating on Documents.

Chapter 9: Streamlining Mailings and Messaging.

Chapter 10: Taming Complex Publications.

Chapter 11: Creating and Modifying Documents for the Web.

Chapter 12: Securing and Organizing Documents.

Chapter 13: Building Robust and Foolproof Workbooks.

Chapter 14: Designing and Building Data Sources.

Chapter 15: Creating Templates to Handle Your Repetitive Tasks.

Chapter 16: Constructing Forms for User Input.

Chapter 17: Dissecting, Importing, and Exporting Data.

Chapter 18: Tweaking Office to Fit the Way You Work.

Chapter 19: Using Macros to Do More with Office.

Appendix: Speech and Handwriting Recognition Tools.

Index.

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