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So That's How! 2007 Microsoft® Office System: Timesavers, Breakthroughs, & Everyday Genius

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Now that you’ve upgraded to the 2007 Microsoft Office system, learn how to make your favorite programs really work for you. With this fun, easy-to-read guide, you get practical advice for turning productivity drains into productivity gains.

Table of Contents

  1. So That’s How! 2007 Microsoft® Office System: Timesavers, Breakthroughs, & Everyday Genius
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Ready for a New Day?
    1. The Sum of Its Parts
    2. For All You Do, This Book’s for You
    3. A Day in Your Life with the 2007 Microsoft Office System
    4. Beyond Nip and Tuck—The New Face of Microsoft Office
      1. The Ribbon
      2. Galleries
      3. Live Preview
      4. Microsoft Office Button
    5. Volume Value—Office Professional Plus 2007 and Office Enterprise 2007
    6. A Few Words About Windows Vista
    7. About this Book’s CD
      1. System Requirements
      2. Support for This Book
      3. Questions and Comments
    8. Carpe Diem—Seize Your Documents
  5. One. Drinking From the Fire Hose: Tips and Tricks for Managing Information Overload
    1. 1. I Can See Clearly Now—Easy Ways to Read, Sort, and Store Ever-Increasing Quantities of E-Mail
      1. The New Look of Outlook
      2. No Pane, No Gain
        1. Enhanced Reading Pane
        2. To-Do Bar
        3. Minimized Navigation Pane
        4. New Mail Desktop Alert
      3. We Like Short Sorts
        1. Show in Groups
        2. Arranged by Conversation
        3. Color Categories
      4. Junkyard Dog 2.0
        1. Junk E-Mail Folder
        2. E-Mail Postmarks
        3. No Phishing
      5. Tip Jar
    2. 2. Search and Destroy—Find and Act on Important E-Mail Messages
      1. Finding and Acting on E-Mail
      2. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (In My Mailbox)
        1. Instant Search
        2. Search Folders
      3. Forget the String Around Your Finger
        1. Change the Subject Line
        2. Flagging Mail as Tasks
      4. Now That I Have Your Attention. . .
        1. Reminders
        2. Expiration Date
      5. Attachment Detachment
        1. Remove Attachments
        2. Edit Message
      6. Tip Jar
  6. Two. We’ve Got to Start Meeting Like This: An End-to-End Solution for More Effective Meetings
    1. 3. Smile on Your Brother—Better Ways to Organize Meetings with Customers and Colleagues
      1. I Will Meet Them, Sam and Pam
        1. Electronic Business Cards
        2. SharePoint Social Networking
        3. Group Schedules
        4. Scheduling Resources
      2. Sharing Is Caring
        1. Sharing Requests
        2. Folder Permissions
      3. I Will Meet Them Anywhere
        1. Internet Calendars
        2. Calendar Snapshots
      4. What Not to Share
        1. Private Appointments
        2. Calendar Archives
      5. Tip Jar
    2. 4. Prepare for Takeoff—Create and Customize an Online Gathering Place for Meeting Attendees
      1. Destination: "Same Page"
      2. Create a Meeting Workspace
      3. Get to Know Your Workspace
      4. Customize Your Workspace
      5. Tip Jar
    3. 5. Take Note!—Capture, Share, and Act on Meeting Information
      1. Where Oh Where Have My Little Notes Gone?
      2. Organize This
        1. Notebooks
        2. Sections
        3. Section Groups
        4. Pages
      3. Type, Write, Record
        1. Type Anywhere
        2. Templates
        3. Tables
        4. Digital Ink
        5. Record
        6. Insert Files as Printouts
        7. Insert Screen Clipping
        8. Scan
        9. Side Note
        10. Automatic Save
      4. Action!
        1. E-Mail Notes
        2. Upload to SharePoint
        3. Live Sharing Session
        4. Shared Notebooks
        5. Protect Section Content
        6. Outlook Task Integration
        7. Send to Word
      5. Search Me
        1. Note Tags
        2. Hyperlinking
      6. Tip Jar
  7. Three. All Work and No Play. . .(You Know the Rest): Create More Professional-Looking Documents in Less Time
    1. 6. Frustration-Free Formatting—Get the Most from the New Document Structure and Formatting Capabilities of the 2007 Microsoft Office System
      1. Our Hero
      2. Office Word 2007—A New-Fashioned Love Song
        1. Style Makeover
          1. Open Sesame
          2. Quick Styles
          3. Ready, Set, Style
          4. Dream Themes
        2. Putting Lipstick on a Pig
          1. Building Blocks
          2. Custom Building Blocks
      3. Office Excel 2007—Your Wish Is on My List
        1. Increased Spreadsheet Capacity
        2. I’ve Got a New, Added View
        3. That’s So Random
        4. Format as Table
          1. Column Headings
          2. A First Foray into Functions
      4. Office PowerPoint 2007—It Has a Great Sense of Humor
        1. Slide Style
        2. Master of Your Own Design
        3. Publish Slides
      5. Tip Jar
    2. 7. Easy on the Eye Candy—Create Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations That Pop
      1. The Land of "Awes"
      2. Art Appreciation
        1. WordArt That Wows
        2. All That and Brains Too
      3. Straight from the Chart
        1. Shared Charting Engine
        2. I Want to Turn the Whole Chart Upside Down
        3. Effects and Sizzle
        4. Working Hard or Hardly Working?
      4. Show and Tell
        1. On One Condition
        2. Filter by Color
        3. Be a Presenter—Not a Belly Itcher
          1. Presenter View
          2. Speaker Notes
          3. Keep Their Eyes on the Slide
          4. Presentation Options
      5. Tip Jar
  8. Four. Trust Exercises: Letting Go Through Controlled Collaboration
    1. 8. Prepare to Share—Share Any Document with Confidence
      1. It’s My Document, I’ll Share What I Want To
        1. Protecting Word Documents
        2. Protecting Excel Spreadsheets
        3. Compatibility Checker
      2. Uncross Your Fingers
        1. Document Inspector
        2. Restrict Permission
      3. Tip Jar
    2. 9. Life in the Sandbox—Better Ways to Distribute, Review, and Manage Shared Work
      1. \\attachments\fileshares\gone
        1. Creating Document Workspaces
          1. Shared Attachments
          2. Document Management Task Pane—Part I
          3. Home Page Navigation
        2. Using Lists and Libraries
          1. Document Library
          2. Picture Library
          3. Calendar List
          4. Contacts List
          5. Discussions & Surveys
      2. As the Document Turns
        1. Check In/Check Out
        2. Compare Word 2007 Documents
        3. Document Management Task Pane—Part II
      3. This Is Your Lifecycle
        1. Document Information Panel
        2. Document Workflows
          1. Approval Workflow
          2. Collect Feedback Workflow
          3. Manage Workflows
        3. Managed Document Repository Site Template
      4. Tip Jar
  9. Five. You Can Take It With You: Working Remotely With or Without Your PC
    1. 10. Your PC or Mine—Access Your Information from Any Internet-Connected Computer
      1. Have Laptop, Will Travel with Office Outlook 2007
        1. Improved Out of Office Assistant
        2. Connect to Outlook
        3. Cached Exchange Mode
        4. Outlook Anywhere
      2. No Laptop? No Problem with Outlook Web Access
        1. Logging On
        2. Familiar Interface
        3. Find People and Information
        4. Scheduling Assistant
        5. LinkAccess
        6. WebReady Document Viewing
        7. OWA Options
      3. Tip Jar
  10. A. Conclusion
  11. B. About the Authors
  12. Index
  13. About the Authors
  14. Copyright