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Office 2013

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Microsoft Office is the most widely used productivity software in the world, but most people just know the basics. This helpful guide gets you started with the programs in Office 2013, and provides lots of power-user tips and tricks when you’re ready for more. You’ll learn about Office’s new templates and themes, touchscreen features, and other advances, including Excel’s Quick Analysis tool.

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Overview

Microsoft Office is the most widely used productivity software in the world, but most people just know the basics. This helpful guide gets you started with the programs in Office 2013, and provides lots of power-user tips and tricks when you’re ready for more. You’ll learn about Office’s new templates and themes, touchscreen features, and other advances, including Excel’s Quick Analysis tool.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Create professional-looking documents. Use Word to craft reports, newsletters, and brochures for the Web and desktop.
  • Stay organized. Set up Outlook to track your email, contacts, appointments, and tasks.
  • Work faster with Excel. Determine the best way to present your data with the new Quick Analysis tool.
  • Make inspiring presentations. Build PowerPoint slideshows with video and audio clips, charts and graphs, and animations.
  • Share your Access database. Design a custom database and let other people view it in their web browsers.
  • Get to know the whole suite. Use other handy Office tools: Publisher, OneNote, and a full range of Office Web Apps.
  • Create and share documents in the cloud. Upload and work with your Office files in Microsoft’s SkyDrive.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449357085
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/11/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1024
  • Sales rank: 114,900
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Conner has a PhD in English from Brown University and has taught writing, including technical writing, to college students for more than a dozen years. She is currently a freelance author and copyeditor specializing in technical books, and has written on topics ranging from classical mythology to Google Apps to the MS Office suite.

Matthew MacDonald is a science and technology writer with well over a dozen books to his name. Web novices can tiptoe out onto the Internet with him in Creating a Website: The Missing Manual. HTML fans can learn about the cutting edge of web design in HTML5: The Missing Manual. And human beings of all description can discover just how strange they really are in the quirky handbooks Your Brain: The Missing Manual and Your Body: The Missing Manual.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Part 1: Using Office

Chapter 1: Using Office 2013’s Common Features

Part 2: Word

Chapter 2: Basic Word Processing

Chapter 3: Editing and Formatting

Chapter 4: Tables, Graphics, and Charts

Chapter 5: Proofing and Research Tools

Chapter 6: Printing Documents

Chapter 7: Reports and Long Documents

Chapter 8: Customizing Documents with Themes, Templates, and Macros

Chapter 9: Desktop and Web Publishing

Chapter 10: Sharing and Collaborating on Documents

Part 3: Outlook

Chapter 11: Getting Started with Outlook

Chapter 12: Outlook’s Address Book

Chapter 13: Getting Organized with Folders

Chapter 14: Getting Organized with Outlook’s Calendar, Tasks, and Notes

Part 4: Excel

Chapter 15: Creating Your First Spreadsheet

Chapter 16: Moving Data

Chapter 17: Formatting Cells

Chapter 18: Building Basic Formulas

Chapter 19: Math and Statistical Functions

Chapter 20: Creating Basic Charts

Part 5: PowerPoint

Chapter 21: Creating a Presentation

Chapter 22: Editing Slides

Chapter 23: Editing a Presentation

Chapter 24: Adding Multimedia and Movement

Chapter 25: It’s Showtime! Giving a Presentation

Part 6: Access

Chapter 26: Creating Your First Database

Chapter 27: Building Smarter Tables

Chapter 28: Mastering the Datasheet: Sorting, Searching, and Filtering

Chapter 29: Linking Tables with Relationships

Part 7: Other Office Tools

Chapter 30: Publisher

Chapter 31: OneNote

Chapter 32: SkyDrive and Office Web Apps

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