Microsoft Office 2007 for Seniors For Dummies

Microsoft Office 2007 for Seniors For Dummies

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by Faithe Wempen
     
 

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Office isn't just for the office! Use it for letters, budgets, e-mail, and presentations

Now that you've got the hang of a PC, you want to be able to do real-life tasks with it. Enter Microsoft Office, the world's most popular suite of applications! It lets you write family newsletters, track your bank balances and plan budgets, create presentations for

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Office isn't just for the office! Use it for letters, budgets, e-mail, and presentations

Now that you've got the hang of a PC, you want to be able to do real-life tasks with it. Enter Microsoft Office, the world's most popular suite of applications! It lets you write family newsletters, track your bank balances and plan budgets, create presentations for your club or group, and send and receive e-mail. This handy guide makes it easy!

  • Some things stay the same — get to know the Ribbon and commands that Office applications share
  • Make it pretty — apply styles and formatting to your Word documents, and include clip art, photos, and background color
  • Figure it out — calculate interest earned, loan payments, amortization, and more using Excel spreadsheets
  • Mail call — set up your Outlook e-mail and learn to avoid fraud, scams, and viruses
  • Get organized — manage contacts, to-do lists, and calendars with Outlook
  • Make your point — learn your way around PowerPoint and how to create slideshows with photos, animation, and sound
  • Better records — keep address lists and other important information in an Excel database
  • Saving and sharing — save documents, e-mail them to others, print them, or share them online

Open the book and find:

  • How to start and navigate the Office applications
  • A guide to the Ribbon, the Office menu, and other all-new tools for 2007
  • Ways to dress up documents
  • How to create invitations or newsletters with photos
  • Uses for simple spreadsheets
  • Advice on setting up e-mail
  • What you can do with a slideshow
  • How to do a mail merge and print documents

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470497258
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
1,021,921
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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