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Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2007 Step by Step

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The smart way to learn Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, Office OneNote® 2007, Office PowerPoint® 2007, and Office Word 2007 one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy, numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to master the fundamentals of working with the Microsoft Office programs in Office Home and Student 2007, including how to navigate the new user interface. You will discover how to create, edit, and proofread documents and create polished presentations that you can really be proud of. You ll also learn how to create spreadsheets and quickly calculate data. Plus learn how to digitally manage all of your notes so that you can easily find them and take action! With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Includes a companion CD with hands-on practice files.

Key Book Benefits:

Learn how to use Office Home and Student 2007 by taking just the lessons you need or by working from cover to cover you set the pace.

Includes coverage of the fundamentals for working with Excel 2007, OneNote 2007, PowerPoint 2007, and Word 20007 including creating attractive documents and presentations, organizing data and performing calculations, and digitally managing your notes.

Features easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on skill-building exercises.

Includes a companion CD with practice files and other resources.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Step by Step
    1. SPECIAL OFFER: Upgrade this ebook with O’Reilly
    2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
    3. Introducing the 2007 Microsoft Office System
      1. Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
      2. The Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface
      3. Certification
    4. Information for Readers Running Windows XP
      1. Managing the Practice Files
      2. Using the Start Menu
      3. Navigating Dialog Boxes
    5. Features and Conventions of This Book
    6. Using the Book's CD
      1. What's on the CD?
      2. Minimum System Requirements
      3. Installing the Practice Files
      4. Using the Practice Files
      5. Removing and Uninstalling the Practice Files
    7. Getting Help
      1. Getting Help with This Book and Its Companion CD
      2. Getting Help with an Office Program
      3. More Information
    8. Quick Reference
      1. 1 Exploring Word 2007
      2. 2 Editing and Proofreading Documents
      3. 3 Changing the Look of Text
      4. 4 Presenting Information in Columns and Tables
      5. 5 Setting Up a Workbook
      6. 6 Working with Data and Data Tables
      7. 7 Performing Calculations on Data
      8. 8 Changing Workbook Appearance
      9. 9 Starting a New Presentation
      10. 10 Working with Slide Text
      11. 11 Adjusting the Layout, Order, and Look of Slides
      12. 12 Delivering a Presentation Electronically
      13. 13 Getting Started with OneNote
      14. 14 Creating and Configuring Notebooks
      15. 15 Collecting Information in a Notebook
      16. 16 Organizing and Locating Information
    9. I. Microsoft Office Word 2007
      1. 1. Exploring Word 2007
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Working in the Word Environment
        3. Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing a Document
        4. Displaying Different Views of a Document
        5. Creating and Saving a Document
        6. Previewing and Printing a Document
        7. Key Points
      2. 2. Editing and Proofreading Documents
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Making Changes to a Document
        3. Inserting Saved Text
        4. Finding the Most Appropriate Word
        5. Reorganizing a Document Outline
        6. Finding and Replacing Text
        7. Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors
        8. Finalizing a Document
        9. Key Points
      3. 3. Changing the Look of Text
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Quickly Formatting Text and Paragraphs
        3. Manually Changing the Look of Characters
        4. Manually Changing the Look of Paragraphs
        5. Creating and Modifying Lists
        6. Key Points
      4. 4. Presenting Information in Columns and Tables
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Presenting Information in Columns
        3. Creating a Tabular List
        4. Presenting Information in a Table
        5. Formatting Table Information
        6. Performing Calculations in a Table
        7. Using a Table to Control Page Layout
        8. Key Points
    10. II. Microsoft Office Excel 2007
      1. 5. Setting Up a Workbook
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Creating Workbooks
        3. Modifying Workbooks
        4. Modifying Worksheets
        5. Customizing the Excel 2007 Program Window
          1. Zooming In on a Worksheet
          2. Arranging Multiple Workbook Windows
          3. Adding Buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar
        6. Key Points
      2. 6. Working with Data and Data Tables
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Entering and Revising Data
        3. Moving Data Within a Workbook
        4. Finding and Replacing Data
        5. Correcting and Expanding Upon Worksheet Data
        6. Defining a Table
        7. Key Points
      3. 7. Performing Calculations on Data
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Naming Groups of Data
        3. Creating Formulas to Calculate Values
        4. Summarizing Data That Meets Specific Conditions
        5. Finding and Correcting Errors in Calculations
        6. Key Points
      4. 8. Changing Workbook Appearance
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Formatting Cells
        3. Defining Styles
        4. Applying Workbook Themes and Table Styles
        5. Making Numbers Easier to Read
        6. Changing the Appearance of Data Based on Its Value
        7. Adding Images to Documents
        8. Key Points
    11. III. Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
      1. 9. Starting a New Presentation
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Quickly Creating a Presentation
        3. Creating a Presentation Based on a Ready-Made Design
        4. Converting an Outline to a Presentation
        5. Reusing Existing Slides
        6. Key Points
      2. 10. Working with Slide Text
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Entering Text
        3. Editing Text
        4. Adding and Manipulating Text Boxes
        5. Correcting and Sizing Text While Typing
        6. Checking Spelling and Choosing the Best Words
        7. Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts
        8. Changing the Size, Alignment, Spacing, and Look of Text
        9. Key Points
      3. 11. Adjusting the Layout, Order, and Look of Slides
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Changing the Layout of a Slide
        3. Rearranging Slides in a Presentation
        4. Applying a Theme
        5. Switching to a Different Color Scheme
        6. Using Colors That Are Not Part of the Scheme
        7. Adding Shading and Texture to the Background of a Slide
        8. Key Points
      4. 12. Delivering a Presentation Electronically
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Adapting a Presentation for Different Audiences
        3. Rehearsing a Presentation
        4. Preparing Speaker Notes and Handouts
        5. Preparing a Presentation for Travel
        6. Showing a Presentation
        7. Key Points
    12. IV. Microsoft Office One Note 2007
      1. 13. Getting Started with OneNote
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Installing or Upgrading to OneNote 2007
        3. Working in the OneNote Program Window
        4. Giving Commands
        5. Using Built-In Resources
        6. Customizing OneNote
        7. Key Points
      2. 14. Creating and Configuring Notebooks
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Creating a Notebook for Use on One Computer
        3. Creating a Notebook for Use on Multiple Computers
        4. Creating Pages and Sections
          1. Creating Pages and Subpages
          2. Naming Pages
          3. Creating Sections and Section Groups
        5. Key Points
      3. 15. Collecting Information in a Notebook
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Understanding Note Containers
        3. Entering Content Directly onto a Page
          1. Referencing External Files
          2. Creating Handwritten Notes
        4. Sending Content to OneNote
          1. Collecting Screen Clippings
          2. Collecting Web Notes
        5. Capturing Audio and Video Notes
          1. Recording Audio
          2. Recording Video
          3. Playing Back a Recording
        6. Quickly Capturing Notes
        7. Key Points
      4. 16. Organizing and Locating Information
        1. Chapter at a Glance
        2. Moving and Removing Information
          1. Manipulating Objects on a Page
          2. Moving Pages, Sections, and Notebooks
          3. Accessing Information from Multiple Locations
        3. Tagging Notes
        4. Searching for Information
        5. Key Points
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    14. Glossary
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