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Overview

MORE Microsoft Office For Windows 95 For Dummies features ready-to-use tips on everything from customizing applications to suit the way you work to using Internet Assistants to display presentations, data, documents, and tables on the World Wide Web. In this book, best-selling author Wallace Wang shows you how to share files with colleagues, automate tasks with macros and Visual Basic, generate tables of contents and indexes quickly and accurately, and even manage your time more effectively with the help of Schedule+.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764500091
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.35 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Who Should Buy This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Part I: Power Writing with Microsoft Word
Part II: Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel
Part III: The Microsoft PowerPoint Dog-and-Pony Show
Part IV: Staying Organized with Microsoft Schedule+
Part V: Storing Information in Microsoft Access
Part VI: Shortcuts and Tips Galore
How to Use This Book
How much do you need to know?
Conventions
Icons used in this book
Choosing commands in Microsoft Office 95
Your first tip
Getting Started
Part I: Power Writing with Microsoft Word
Chapter 1: Customizing Microsoft Word
Fiddling with the Way Word Works
Saving your files
"Where did I save that document?"
Printing stuff
Making Word act like WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS
Messing Around with Toolbars
Modifying existing toolbars
Making your own toolbars
Displaying toolbars in different ways
Making Menus Your Way
Modifying an existing menu
Making your own pull-down menus
Resetting your pull-down menus
Removing menu titles from your pull-down menus
Customizing the Keyboard
Assigning your own keystroke combinations
Removing all your keystroke combinations
Removing your keystroke combinations individually
Chapter 2: More about Macros
Recording Your Own Macros
Macros as toolbar buttons
Macros as menu commands
Macros as keystroke combinations
Editing Your Macros to Perfection
Understanding the ugly way macros look
Editing your macros
Renaming your macros
Wiping Out Macros
Recording over an existing macro
Deleting a macro from the face of the earth
Sharing Macros between Documents
Chapter 3: Formatting Text with Styles and Templates
Formatting Text with Styles
Creating a style
Using a style
Editing a style
Wiping out a style
Creating Document Templates
Using a template
Creating a template by modifying an existing one
Deleting a template
Changing the location of your templates
Chapter 4: Making Your Own Forms
Creating a Form Template
Designing Pretty Forms
Drawing tables on a form
Putting text on a form
Placing pretty graphics on a form
Adding borders and shading to your grid
Creating Online Forms with Form Fields
Making a text form field
Using a check box form field
Creating a drop-down form field
Adding Online Help
Sharing Your Online Forms
Saving and protecting your precious form templates
Creating an online form from a form template
Filling out an online form
Chapter 5: Creating an Index and Table of Contents
Making Your Very Own Index
Selecting words and individual page numbers
Marking words and page ranges for your index
Displaying your index in print
Creating an index (almost) automatically
Updating your index
Creating a Table of Contents
Using Word's built-in styles to format headings
Using your own styles to format headings
Updating your table of contents
Working with Master Documents
Creating a master document from scratch
Creating a master document from an existing document
Editing a subdocument
Collapsing and expanding subdocuments
Rearranging linked subdocuments
Adding, splitting, merging, and removing subdocuments
Chapter 6: Sharing Word Documents
Converting Files for Use with Other Word Processors
Exporting a Word file to another file format
Making Word export files flawlessly
Importing a file into Word
Hiding Comments with Annotations
Creating an annotation
Viewing annotations
Deleting an annotation
Printing a document with annotations
Marking up Text with Revision Marks
Turning revision marks on or off
Reviewing revision marks one by one
Reviewing revision marks all at one time
Using Word to Send E-mail
Installing Word as an e-mail editor
Using WordMail to write e-mail
Making Your Own Web Pages with Word and the Internet Assistant
Dissecting a Web page in Word
Making a Web page by using Word
Part II: Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel
Chapter 7: Customizing Microsoft Excel
Toying with Your Toolbars
Making a toolbar appear or disappear
Removing buttons from a toolbar
Adding buttons to a toolbar
Resetting toolbars to their original condition
Creating your own toolbars
Changing the shape of your toolbar
Deleting your custom toolbars
Changing the Way Excel Works and Looks
Saving your work
Messing around with the appearance of Excel
Changing Your Point of View
Hiding rows and columns on a worksheet
Freezing labels on a worksheet
Splitting screens on a worksheet
Zooming in for a closer look
Chapter 8: Having Fun with Formulas and Functions
Making Your Own Formulas
What the heck are references?
The magic of parentheses
Home on the cell range
Editing Formulas
Displaying formulas
Wiping out a formula
Editing a formula
Function Wizard to the Rescue!
Chapter 9: Verifying that Your Worksheets Really Work
How Excel Helps Verify Your Formulas
Tracing Your Formulas
Understanding where a formula gets its data
Knowing which formulas a cell affects
Getting rid of those precedent and dependent arrows
Knowing What to Do When a Formula Displays an Error Message
Digging into the Guts of Your Cells
Finding the Oddball Formula
Checking Your Spelling
Chapter 10: Printing Pretty Pages
Squeezing (or Blowing Up) Your Work
Setting Page Margins
Adjusting page margins the fast way
Adjusting page margins the slower, more precise way
Playing with Headers and Footers
Choosing a header and footer
Making your own headers and footers
Changing the Paper Size and Orientation
Changing the page orientation
Choosing the size of your paper
Printing Gridlines, Headings, and Page Orders
Chapter 11: Sharing Your Excel Files
Converting Files from or for Other Spreadsheets
Exporting an Excel file
Importing a file into Excel
Tacking on Notes to the Cells in Your Worksheet
Attaching notes
Finding your notes again
Printing notes
Deleting notes
Playing with Scenarios
Creating a scenario
Viewing a scenario
Editing a scenario
Deleting a scenario
Protecting Your Worksheets from the Harm Others May Do
Protecting your work
Unprotecting your work
Excel at Converting Worksheets into Web Page Tables
Part III: The Microsoft PowerPoint Dog-and-Pony Show
Chapter 12: Customizing PowerPoint
Changing PowerPoint Toolbars
Making your own toolbars
Playing with Pretty Colors
Changing the background colors
Altering your background patterns
Picking your own background colors
Changing the color scheme
Take Me to Your Slide Master
Defining the formatting of titles and text
Putting in pictures to appear on all your slides
Making text appear on all your slides
Chapter 13: Making Notes and Handouts
Making a Generic Notes Page
Jotting Down Notes for Posterity
Creating notes for yourself
Writing notes during a presentation
Printing your notes pages
Providing Distracting Handouts to Your Audience
Chapter 14: Showing Off Your PowerPoint Presentations
Making Neat Transitions
Creating your slide's visual transition
Creating your slide's text transition
Sorting Your Slides
Hiding and Inserting Slides
Hiding an existing slide
Inserting a new slide
Packing Up Your Presentation for the Road
Testing your slide show
Copying your presentation to floppy disks
Making Great Web Pages From PowerPoint Presentations
Part IV: Staying Organized with Microsoft Schedule+
Chapter 15: Customizing Schedule+
Playing with Different Days and Times
Changing the Way Your Reminders and Tasks Work
Modifying the Way Schedule+ Displays Your Data
Changing Time Zones
Adding and Removing Tabs
Removing a tab
Adding a tab
Moving a tab
Renaming a tab
Chapter 16: The Seven Habits of Successful People
Learning the Seven Habits of Success
Choosing Your Mission
Role-Playing Your Way to Success
Aiming For Your Goals
Gaining Wisdom from Others
Part V: Storing Information in Microsoft Access
Chapter 17: Customizing Microsoft Access
Modifying Your Toolbars
Modifying existing toolbars
Making your own toolbars
Displaying toolbars in different ways
Making Access Work with Your Keyboard
Changing the Way Access Prints
Chapter 18: Automating Microsoft Access
Making Macros
Creating a macro
Running a macro
Deleting a macro
Using Command Buttons
Creating a command button
Deleting a command button
Real Programming with Visual Basic
Creating a command button(for Visual Basic)
Writing an event procedure
Putting Access Databases on the Web
Chapter 19: Sharing Your Microsoft Access Databases
Converting Databases to (And from) Access
Turning foreign files into an Access database
Linking foreign files to Access
Converting Access databases into another file format
Creating a Startup Form
Designing your startup form
Adding a button to close your startup form
Making your startup form appear
Password-Protecting Your Valuable Work
Creating a password
Opening a password-protected database
Removing a password
Part VI: Shortcuts and Tips Galore
Chapter 20: Online Resources for Microsoft Office
Visiting the Microsoft Network
Getting Help from CompuServe
Microsoft Office on the Internet
Chapter 21: Making Microsoft Office Easier to Use
Starting up Microsoft Office Quickly
Click the Start button (and choose New/Open Office Document)
Click the Start button and use the Programs menu
Click the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar
Click the right mouse button
Use the Windows Explorer
Click the Start button (and choose an individual program)
Using Microsoft Bookshelf
Looking up definitions
Finding alternatives in the thesaurus
Finding a neat quote
Finding fun stuff in the encyclopedia
Finding your country with an atlas
Somewhere in time
Using an almanac
Index
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