Use Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, and Access®
Build spreadsheets, crunch numbers, and format charts
Configure e-mail settings, manage your calendar, and create Access databases
Add flair to your documents and create powerful presentations
Get to know your Office, express your creativity, and get things done!
Take control of your Office and boost your productivity. This helpful guide walks you step-by-step through the various parts of the Office suite. Get your point across with Word, build spreadsheets with Excel, prepare persuasive presentations with PowerPoint, manage e-mail with Outlook, and organize your data with Access — quickly and easily.
Step into your new Office — explore the main features of Office 2013, create and edit files, and learn how to navigate around the Ribbon
Express yourself — start writing in Word and add pizzazz to your documents with formatting, templates, tables, and cool graphics
Dive into the world of numbers — get up to speed on Excel and start crunching those figures in order to effectively analyze and present your data
Presentation power — create slide shows that captivate your audience by punching up your presentations with charts, graphics, and narration
Get organized and stay connected — find out how to better manage your e-mail, keep track of your appointments, save your contacts, and much more
Database delight — design a database with Access in order to store, sort, retrieve, and analyze important data
Open the book and find:
Steps for entering, modifying, and saving data
Tips for working with the Ribbon interface
Ways to enhance Word documents with templates and graphics
How to design presentations that impress
Methods for crunching data in Excel to uncover key information
Details about storing contacts and scheduling appointments
Shortcuts and other secrets to boost your productivity
Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.