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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 1. A Quick Tour of Office

In this chapter

  • Tips for upgrading from a previous version

  • What each Office application can do for you

It’s a safe bet that because you’re reading this book, you have little or no experience with Microsoft Office. You likely have at least some experience with Windows, and you might even be an advanced user, but you’re just not familiar with Office.

The best way to get a good feel for what an application can do is to take a quick look at its main features. That’s what you’ll do in this chapter. First, let’s take a look at some reasons you’re working with Microsoft Office in the first place.

Why Office?

There are a handful of key tasks that most people want to accomplish with a computer, particularly in a business setting, ...

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