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Microsoft® Office Home & Student 2010 Step by Step

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The smart way to learn Microsoft Office 2010. Build exactly the skills you need by working at your own pace through easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on practice files on CD.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2010 Step by Step
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Introducing Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
    1. Certification
    2. Let’s Get Started!
  4. Modifying the Display of the Ribbon
    1. Dynamic Ribbon Elements
    2. Changing the Width of the Ribbon
    3. Adapting Exercise Steps
  5. Features and Conventions of This Book
  6. Using the Practice Files
  7. Your Companion eBook
  8. Getting Help
    1. Getting Help with This Book
    2. Getting Help with Office 2010
    3. More Information
  9. I. Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
    1. 1. Explore Office 2010
      1. Working in the Program Environment
      2. Changing Program Settings
      3. Customizing the Ribbon
      4. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      5. Key Points
    2. 2. Work with Files
      1. Creating and Saving Files
      2. Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Files
      3. Viewing Files in Different Ways
      4. Key Points
  10. II. Microsoft Word 2010
    1. 3. Edit and Proofread Text
      1. Making Text Changes
      2. Finding and Replacing Text
      3. Fine-Tuning Text
      4. Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors
      5. Inserting Saved Text
      6. Key Points
    2. 4. Change the Look of Text
      1. Quickly Formatting Text
      2. Changing a Document’s Theme
      3. Manually Changing the Look of Characters
      4. Manually Changing the Look of Paragraphs
      5. Creating and Modifying Lists
      6. Key Points
    3. 5. Organize Information in Columns and Tables
      1. Presenting Information in Columns
      2. Creating Tabbed Lists
      3. Presenting Information in Tables
      4. Formatting Tables
      5. Key Points
    4. 6. Add Simple Graphic Elements
      1. Inserting and Modifying Pictures
      2. Changing a Document’s Background
      3. Inserting Building Blocks
      4. Adding WordArt Text
      5. Key Points
    5. 7. Preview, Print, and Distribute Documents
      1. Previewing and Adjusting Page Layout
      2. Controlling What Appears on Each Page
      3. Printing Documents
      4. Preparing Documents for Electronic Distribution
      5. Key Points
  11. III. Microsoft Excel 2010
    1. 8. Set Up a Workbook
      1. Creating Workbooks
      2. Modifying Workbooks
      3. Modifying Worksheets
      4. Customizing the Excel 2010 Program Window
        1. Zooming In on a Worksheet
        2. Arranging Multiple Workbook Windows
        3. Adding Buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar
        4. Customizing the Ribbon
        5. Maximizing Usable Space in the Program Window
      5. Key Points
    2. 9. Work with Data and Excel Tables
      1. Entering and Revising Data
      2. Moving Data Within a Workbook
      3. Finding and Replacing Data
      4. Correcting and Expanding Upon Worksheet Data
      5. Defining Excel Tables
      6. Key Points
    3. 10. Perform Calculations on Data
      1. Naming Groups of Data
      2. Creating Formulas to Calculate Values
      3. Summarizing Data That Meets Specific Conditions
      4. Finding and Correcting Errors in Calculations
      5. Key Points
    4. 11. Change Workbook Appearance
      1. Formatting Cells
      2. Defining Styles
      3. Applying Workbook Themes and Excel Table Styles
      4. Making Numbers Easier to Read
      5. Changing the Appearance of Data Based on Its Value
      6. Adding Images to Worksheets
      7. Key Points
    5. 12. Focus on Specific Data by Using Filters
      1. Limiting Data That Appears on Your Screen
      2. Manipulating Worksheet Data
        1. Selecting List Rows at Random
        2. Summarizing Worksheets with Hidden and Filtered Rows
        3. Finding Unique Values Within a Data Set
      3. Defining Valid Sets of Values for Ranges of Cells
      4. Key Points
  12. IV. Microsoft Powerpoint 2010
    1. 13. Work with Slides
      1. Adding and Deleting Slides
      2. Adding Slides with Ready-Made Content
      3. Dividing Presentations into Sections
      4. Rearranging Slides and Sections
      5. Key Points
    2. 14. Work with Slide Text
      1. Entering Text in Placeholders
      2. Adding Text Boxes
      3. Editing Text
      4. Correcting and Sizing Text While Typing
      5. Checking Spelling and Choosing the Best Words
      6. Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts
      7. Key Points
    3. 15. Format Slides
      1. Applying Themes
      2. Using Different Color and Font Schemes
      3. Changing the Slide Background
      4. Changing the Look of Placeholders
      5. Changing the Alignment, Spacing, Size, and Look of Text
      6. Key Points
    4. 16. Add Simple Visual Enhancements
      1. Inserting Pictures and Clip Art Images
      2. Inserting Diagrams
      3. Inserting Charts
      4. Drawing Shapes
      5. Adding Transitions
      6. Key Points
    5. 17. Review and Deliver Presentations
      1. Setting Up Presentations for Delivery
      2. Previewing and Printing Presentations
      3. Preparing Speaker Notes and Handouts
      4. Finalizing Presentations
      5. Delivering Presentations
      6. Key Points
  13. V. Microsoft OneNote 2010
    1. 18. Explore OneNote 2010
      1. Navigating in the OneNote Program Window
      2. Working in the OneNote Program Window
        1. Working from the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
        2. Working in the Backstage View
      3. Exploring OneNote in the Default Notebook
      4. Customizing OneNote
      5. Key Points
    2. 19. Create and Configure Notebooks
      1. Creating a Notebook for Use by One Person
      2. Creating a Notebook for Use by Multiple People
        1. Sharing a New or Existing Notebook
        2. Managing a Shared Notebook
      3. Creating Sections and Pages
        1. Creating Pages and Subpages
        2. Naming Sections and Pages
        3. Creating Sections and Section Groups
      4. Key Points
    3. 20. Create and Organize Notes
      1. Working with Note Containers
      2. Entering Content Directly onto a Page
        1. Referencing External Files
        2. Creating Handwritten Notes
        3. Inserting Images
        4. Formatting Notes, Pages, and Sections
          1. Paragraph Formatting
          2. Outline Levels
          3. Page and Section Backgrounds
      3. Sending Content to OneNote
        1. Collecting Screen Clippings
        2. Collecting Web Notes
      4. Capturing Audio and Video Notes
      5. Taking Notes on the Side
      6. Key Points
    4. Glossary
  14. Index
  15. About the Authors
  16. Copyright