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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Seniors who are new to computers can learn Office applications quickly and easily

If you're over 50 and new to computers, everything about them can seem intimidating. The most common applications you'll want to use are part of the Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Microsoft Office 2007 For Seniors For Dummies shows you

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Seniors who are new to computers can learn Office applications quickly and easily

If you're over 50 and new to computers, everything about them can seem intimidating. The most common applications you'll want to use are part of the Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Microsoft Office 2007 For Seniors For Dummies shows you how to use each one in a straightforward, fun manner that takes all the apprehension away.

This plain-English guide shows you just what you need to know to write letters with Word, keep a budget with an Excel spreadsheet, create fun slideshows with PowerPoint, and set up an e-mail account using Outlook. Microsoft Office 2007 For Seniors For Dummies doesn't assume you were born knowing how to use a computer; it starts at the beginning and makes learning easy and quick.

  • Each chapter lists the tasks covered, with page references to help you locate what you need
  • Shows how to start each application and navigate the elements on the screen
  • Covers how to create documents in Word and provides templates for letters and faxes
  • Explains how to create spreadsheets and includes a grid for budgeting
  • Guides you through creating a PowerPoint presentation
  • Demonstrates how to set up an e-mail account with Outlook and communicate with others

Microsoft Office 2007 For Seniors For Dummies will have you using basic Office applications in no time, and boost your confidence too.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470497258
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/27/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
920,568
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Faithe Wempen teaches computer classes at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. She is the author of PowerPoint 2007 Bible and Office 2007 Bible, and has trained over a quarter of a million students in Office applications through her online courses for Powered.com.

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Microsoft Office 2007 for Seniors for Dummies 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Ren1955 More than 1 year ago
This wasn't the easiest book to learn Office 2007. I'm sure it's a great book for all of you out there that are dummies but being a moron it was just a little rough for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago