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.

PART I: Quick Start.

Chapter 1: Welcome to Your New Office!

Chapter 2: Getting Started with Popular Office Applications.

PART II: Getting the Most out of Office.

Chapter 3: Getting Office Up and Running.

Chapter 4: Making the User Interface User-Friendly.

Chapter 5: Suit Yourself: Customizing Office.

Chapter 6: Office Collaboration: Playing Nice with Others.

Chapter 7: Running Office on a Network.

PART III: Building Great Documents with Office XP.

Chapter 8: The Power of Polished Text.

Chapter 9: Getting Graphical.

Chapter 10: Using Active Documents.

Chapter 11: Sharing Information.

Chapter 12: Advanced Document Management.

Chapter 13: Printing: From Screen to Paper.

Chapter 14: Document Integrity and Security.

PART IV: Creating Effective Documents with Word.

Chapter 15: Power Customizing Word.

Chapter 16: Making Text Work for You.

Chapter 17: Expert Editing.

Chapter 18: Saving Time with Styles and Templates.

Chapter 19: Organizing Information with Outlines, Tables of Contents, and Indexes.

Chapter 20: Working with Others on Word Documents.

Chapter 21: A Dream of Fields.

Chapter 22: Word Power Programming.

PART V: Crunching Numbers Efficiently with Excel.

Chapter 23: Power Customizing Excel.

Chapter 24: Advanced Navigation and Selection.

Chapter 25: Essentials of Editing and Formatting.

Chapter 26: Formulas and Functions.

Chapter 27: Charting New Territory.

Chapter 28: Analyzing Data.

Chapter 29: Debugging Your Worksheets.

Chapter 30: Excel Power Programming.

PART VI: Communicating and Organizing with Outlook.

Chapter 31: Outlook Overview.

Chapter 32: Managing Messages Efficiently.

Chapter 33: More Than Text: Advanced Messaging.

Chapter 34: Keeping Track of Contacts.

Chapter 35: Managing Your Time with Calendar.

Chapter 36: Using Journals and Notes.

PART VII: Presenting Your Thoughts Powerfully with PowerPoint.

Chapter 37: Powerful Presentations.

Chapter 38: Saving Time with Templates and Wizards.

Chapter 39: Sprucing Up Your Presentation with Graphics and Special Effects.

Chapter 40: Creating and Organizing a Slide Show.

PART VIII: Designing Dazzling Publications with Publisher.

Chapter 41: Introducing Publisher.

Chapter 42: Advanced Publisher Techniques.

PART IX: Creating and Managing a Wonderful Web Site with FrontPage.

Chapter 43: Designing Web Pages with FrontPage.

Chapter 44: Managing Your Web Site.

Chapter 45: Creating Web Pages in Other Office Applications.

PART X: Managing and Manipulating Data with Access.

Chapter 46: Getting Inside Access.

Chapter 47: Fundamentals of Access.

Chapter 48: Secrets of Database Application Design.

Chapter 49: Working with Data Using VBA.

Chapter 50: Designing Access Forms.

PART XI: Tapping the Programming Power of VBA.

Chapter 51: Basic Visual Basic for Applications.

Chapter 52: Using the Visual Basic Editor.

Chapter 53: Writing Great VBA Modules.

Chapter 54: Object-Oriented Programming with VBA.

Chapter 55: Unbreakable Code: Debugging and Error Trapping.

Chapter 56: Getting Interactive: Custom Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 57: Building Power Applications.

Appendix: Finding Office Information on the Web.

Index.

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