Office XP Bible

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This is a comprehensive reference covering all the major components of Office: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, FrontPage, and Publisher. This edition also includes parts on integrating and automating Office tasks and using the latest Office tools such as Internet connectivity options and voice recognition. Plus, you can count on Office XP Bible for coverage of the newest features in Microsoft Office XP.

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Overview

This is a comprehensive reference covering all the major components of Office: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, FrontPage, and Publisher. This edition also includes parts on integrating and automating Office tasks and using the latest Office tools such as Internet connectivity options and voice recognition. Plus, you can count on Office XP Bible for coverage of the newest features in Microsoft Office XP.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764535925
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Series: Bible Series , #109
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1392
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.11 (d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Edward C. Willett is a freelance writer in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He's the author of several computer books, most recently Your Official America Online Guide to Internet Safety also published by Hungry Minds. In addition, he writes a science column for radio and television, children's science books, and fantasy novels for young adults (Soulworm and The Dark Unicorn from Royal Fireworks Press, and Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star from Roussan Publishers). He is also a professional actor and singer. Steve Cummings is the author of Microsoft Office 2000 Secrets and VBA For Dummies (both published by Hungry Minds), as well as ten other computer books. He also develops custom Office-based software solutions for health care organizations, retailers, and other businesses. Contributing writer Ramesh Chandak is a graduate with a Fellowship in Advanced Engineering Study from MIT (Cambridge, Massachusetts). He has over 12 years of work experience within the IT industry. Ramesh has worked extensively with Microsoft tools and technologies including Active Server Pages, Visual Basic, and VBA. In addition, he has authored and edited over 33 books and published 25+ technical articles for several leading publishers on client/server application development, databases, multimedia, and Internet technologies. And Ramesh has also authored four Web-based courses and is an avid trainer.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Quick Start 1
Ch. 1 Welcome to Your New Office! 3
Ch. 2 Getting Started with Popular Office Applications 19
Pt. II Getting the Most out of Office 39
Ch. 3 Getting Office Up and Running 41
Ch. 4 Making the User Interface User-Friendly 57
Ch. 5 Suit Yourself: Customizing Office 73
Ch. 6 Office Collaboration: Playing Nice with Others 97
Ch. 7 Running Office on a Network 119
Pt. III Building Great Documents with Office XP 131
Ch. 8 The Power of Polished Text 133
Ch. 9 Getting Graphical 177
Ch. 10 Using Active Documents 217
Ch. 11 Sharing Information 227
Ch. 12 Advanced Document Management 253
Ch. 13 Printing: From Screen to Paper 279
Ch. 14 Document Integrity and Security 293
Pt. IV Creating Effective Documents with Word 305
Ch. 15 Power Customizing Word 307
Ch. 16 Making Text Work for You 329
Ch. 17 Expert Editing 351
Ch. 18 Saving Time with Styles and Templates 391
Ch. 19 Organizing Information with Outlines, Tables of Contents, and Indexes 409
Ch. 20 Working with Others on Word Documents 439
Ch. 21 A Dream of Fields 453
Ch. 22 Word Power Programming 489
Pt. V Crunching Numbers Efficiently with Excel 525
Ch. 23 Power Customizing Excel 527
Ch. 24 Advanced Navigation and Selection 537
Ch. 25 Essentials of Editing and Formatting 563
Ch. 26 Formulas and Functions 581
Ch. 27 Charting New Territory 609
Ch. 28 Analyzing Data 627
Ch. 29 Debugging Your Worksheets 651
Ch. 30 Excel Power Programming 663
Pt. VI Communicating and Organizing with Outlook 691
Ch. 31 Outlook Overview 693
Ch. 32 Managing Messages Efficiently 721
Ch. 33 More Than Text: Advanced Messaging 739
Ch. 34 Keeping Track of Contacts 751
Ch. 35 Managing Your Time with Calendar 763
Ch. 36 Using Journals and Notes 775
Pt. VII Presenting Your Thoughts Powerfully with PowerPoint 783
Ch. 37 Powerful Presentations 785
Ch. 38 Saving Time with Templates and Wizards 801
Ch. 39 Sprucing Up Your Presentation with Graphics and Special Effects 817
Ch. 40 Creating and Organizing a Slide Show 831
Pt. VIII Designing Dazzling Publications with Publisher 851
Ch. 41 Introducing Publisher 853
Ch. 42 Advanced Publisher Techniques 871
Pt. IX Creating and Managing a Wonderful Web Site with FrontPage 897
Ch. 43 Designing Web Pages with FrontPage 899
Ch. 44 Managing Your Web Site 931
Ch. 45 Creating Web Pages in Other Office Applications 953
Pt. X Managing and Manipulating Data with Access 999
Ch. 46 Getting Inside Access 1001
Ch. 47 Fundamentals of Access 1017
Ch. 48 Secrets of Database Application Design 1045
Ch. 49 Working with Data Using VBA 1063
Ch. 50 Designing Access Forms 1085
Pt. XI Tapping the Programming Power of VBA 1103
Ch. 51 Basic Visual Basic for Applications 1105
Ch. 52 Using the Visual Basic Editor 1117
Ch. 53 Writing Great VBA Modules 1141
Ch. 54 Object-Oriented Programming with VBA 1203
Ch. 55 Unbreakable Code: Debugging and Error Trapping 1227
Ch. 56 Getting Interactive: Custom Dialog Boxes 1253
Ch. 57 Building Power Applications 1307
App Finding Office Information on the Web 1321
Index 1323
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