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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007

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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007


We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward Office 2007 proficiency and use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on Office Home and Student 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 is the book you need.

Office Home and Student 2007 is available to ANYONE, regardless of whether you are a student, a teacher, or neither. The only condition Microsoft attaches is the requirement that the software not be used for commercial purposes. For use in the home or classroom, Office Home and Student 2007 is an exceptional deal at a fraction of the cost of the business versions!

   •     No other authoring team in the business is as well recognized and respected as the Office Dream Team; when they speak, even the Office development team at Microsoft listens!

   •     This book is a category killer–one that sets the pace for others to follow!

   •     Tired of Office books that read as though Microsoft employees wrote them? Tired of learning the Microsoft way? Tired of books containing little more than you can pull from the Help system? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you owe it to yourself to get a copy of this book!

   •     If you own a copy of Office Home and Student 2007, you deserve a copy of this book! Here, you’ll find a bevy of previously undocumented tips and tricks that will show you how to harness the power of Office 2007!

   •     Written in clear, plain English, readers will feel as though they are learning from real humans and not Microsoft clones. Sprinkled with a wry sense of humor and an amazing depth of field, this book most certainly isn’t your run-of-the-mill computer book

“Another Special Edition Winner! Clear, concise and right on-target. Everything a student or a home user will need to know in order to master Office 2007.”

–Alan & Sandra Ashendorf, Hosts of Let’s Talk Computers Radio Talk Show

Ed Bott is a best-selling author of more than 25 computer books and an award-winning computer journalist with two decades of experience in the personal computer industry. He is a three-time winner of the Computer Press Award, and he and Woody Leonhard won the prestigious Jesse H. Neal Award, sometimes referred to as “the Pulitzer Prize of the business press,” in back-to-back years for their work on PC Computing’s “Windows SuperGuide.” You can read more of Ed’s writing at

Curmudgeon, critic, and perennial “Office Victim,” Woody Leonhard runs a fiercely independent website with up-to-the-nanosecond news, observations, tips, and help for both Office and Windows. has become the premier source of unbiased information for people who need to really use Windows and Office, and for people concerned about juggling the neverending stream of Microsoft patches. In the past 15 years, Woody has written more than three dozen books, drawing an unprecedented six Computer Press Association awards and two American Business Press awards. Woody was one of the first Microsoft Consulting Partners and is a charter member of the Microsoft Solutions Provider organization.

Category: Integrated Suites

Covers: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007

User Level: Beginner–Intermediate

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Contents
  5. About the Authors
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. Introduction
  11. Part I: Common Tasks and Features
    1. Chapter 1. Getting Started with Office 2007
    2. Chapter 2. Making Office 2007 Work Your Way
    3. Chapter 3. Keeping Track of Your Files and Settings
    4. Chapter 4. Entering, Editing, and Formatting Text
    5. Chapter 5. Using Pictures and Drawings in Office
    6. Chapter 6. Using Office Programs Together
  12. Part II: Using Word
    1. Chapter 7. Getting Started with Word
    2. Chapter 8. Creating Great-Looking Documents
    3. Chapter 9. Organizing Complex Documents with Advanced Formatting Options
    4. Chapter 10. Mastering Styles, Templates, and Themes
    5. Chapter 11. Letters, Mail Merge, and “Smart” Documents
  13. Part III: Using Excel
    1. Chapter 12. Getting Started with Excel
    2. Chapter 13. Making Great-Looking Worksheets
    3. Chapter 14. Using Formulas and Functions
    4. Chapter 15. Working with Tables and PivotTables
    5. Chapter 16. Turning Data into Charts
  14. Part IV: Using PowerPoint
    1. Chapter 17. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    2. Chapter 18. Building Your Presentation
    3. Chapter 19. Adding Sizzle to a Presentation
    4. Chapter 20. Delivering a Presentation with Style
  15. Part V: Using OneNote
    1. Chapter 21. OneNote Essentials
    2. Chapter 22. Organizing and Arranging Information in OneNote
    3. Chapter 23. OneNote for Experts
  16. Part VI: Advanced Tasks and Features
    1. Chapter 24. Extending Office with Templates, Macros, and Add-ins
    2. Chapter 25. Using Office on a Tablet PC
    3. Chapter 26. Using Macros to Automate Routine Tasks
  17. Index