Office XP for Dummies: Quick Reference

Overview

You certainly get your money’s worth with Office XP. In one convenient bundle, you get a world-class word processor (Word 2002), a spreadsheet program (Excel 2002), a presentation program (PowerPoint 2002), an e-mail program (Outlook 2002), and a database program (Access 2002). Plus, you get a grab-bag of other useful programs. What a bargain!

With its plethora of features and commands, you may not know where or how to start using Office XP effectively. With Office XP For ...

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Overview

You certainly get your money’s worth with Office XP. In one convenient bundle, you get a world-class word processor (Word 2002), a spreadsheet program (Excel 2002), a presentation program (PowerPoint 2002), an e-mail program (Outlook 2002), and a database program (Access 2002). Plus, you get a grab-bag of other useful programs. What a bargain!

With its plethora of features and commands, you may not know where or how to start using Office XP effectively. With Office XP For Dummies Quick Reference in hand, you'll find yourself zipping around in Office XP in no time. This handy guide is right for you if

  • You've just upgraded to Office XP
  • You currently use one of these versions of Microsoft Office XP: Standard Edition, Small Business Edition, Professional Edition
  • You already use Office XP and want to know more about its advanced features
  • You want quick, accessible answers to questions about Office XP

Office XP has tried to make your experience among the various Office programs as consistent as possible – from using dialog boxes and toolbars to starting or navigating a program. But you'll still need help getting around in any Office program. Here's a sampling of the quick, "get-in, get-out" information that you'll find in Office XP For Dummies Quick Reference:

  • Getting a handle on the basics: Spell checking, searching, using the Task Pane
  • Word 2002: Creating envelopes and labels, tables and columns, keyboard shortcuts
  • Excel 2002: Using Autoformat and Autosum, charts, formatting cells, Pivot Table
  • Powerpoint 2002: Working with Animation and color schemes, Photo Album, Slide Show, templates
  • Access 2002: Entering data, working in fields, using queries and reports
  • Outlook 2002: Managing a calendar, adding and deleting contacts, using e-mail, creating tasks
  • The Drawing Toolbar: Using clip art, Autoshapes, diagrams, text boxes

Author Doug Lowe has written more than 50 computer books, including PowerPoint 2002 For Windows For Dummies, Networking For Dummies (5th Edition), and Internet Explorer 5.5 For Dummies, and he knows how to present boring technostuff in a style that is both entertaining and enlightening.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764508202
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Series: For Dummies Quick Reference Series
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.87 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Doug Lowe has written more than 50 computer books, including IDG Books Worldwide's PowerPoint 2002 For Windows For Dummies, Networking For Dummies (5th Edition), and Internet Explorer 5.5 For Dummies, and he knows how to present boring technostuff in a style that is both entertaining and enlightening. He lives in sunny Fresno, California with his wife Debbie, three adorable daughters, and two female golden retrievers. He considers himself significantly outnumbered.

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Table of Contents

The Big Picture: Office XP
Pt. I Doing Common Chores 1
Pt. II Word 2002 15
Pt. III Excel 2002 59
Pt. IV PowerPoint 2002 93
Pt. V Access 2002 123
Pt. VI Outlook 2002 145
Pt. VII Working with the Drawing Toolbar 163
Pt. VIII Completing Complex Tasks 185
Index 199
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