Because most people don't have the luxury of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to learn Office XP, this 10-Minute Guide focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches the user how to use Visio without relying on technical jargon, by providing straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell the user which keys to press and which options to select.
Lesson 1. What's New in Office XP.
Introducing Microsoft Office XP. Introducing Voice Dictation and Voice Commands. Smart Tags Provide Quick Options. Introducing the Office Task Panes. Using Document Recovery. Understanding Product Activation.
Starting Office Applications. Using the Menu System. Using Shortcut Menus. Working with Toolbars. Understanding Dialog Boxes. Understanding the Task Pane. Setting Application Options.
Help: What's Available? Using the Ask a Question Box. Using the Office Assistant. Using the Help Window. Getting Help with Screen Elements.
Understanding Microsoft Outlook. Composing a Message. Formatting Text. Selecting the E-mail Message Format. Add a Signature. Sending Mail.
Reading Mail. Saving an Attachment. Answering Mail. Printing Mail. Deleting Mail. Forwarding Mail. Creating Folders.
Creating a New Contact. Viewing the Contacts List. Communicating with a Contact. Viewing a Map of a Contact's Address.
Navigating the Calendar. Creating an Appointment. Scheduling a Recurring Appointment. Planning Events.
Starting a New Document. Entering Text. Using Document Templates. Using Word Wizards. Saving a Document. Closing a Document. Opening a Document.
Adding or Replacing Text and Moving in the Document. Selecting Text. Deleting, Copying, and Moving Text. Copying and Moving Text Between Documents.
Understanding Fonts. Changing Font Attributes. Working in the Font Dialog Box. Aligning Text. Aligning Text with Click and Type.
Understanding Styles. Creating Text Styles. Creating Paragraph Styles. Editing Styles. Using the Style Organizer.
Understanding Excel Data Types. Entering Text. Entering Numbers. Entering Dates and Times. Copying (Filling) the Same Data to Other Cells. Entering a Series of Numbers, Dates, and Other Data. Taking Advantage of AutoComplete.
Understanding Excel Formulas. Order of Operations. Entering Formulas. Using the Status Bar AutoCalculate Feature. Editing Formulas.
What Are Functions? Using the Insert Function Feature.
Understanding Charting Terminology. Working with Different Chart Types. Creating and Saving a Chart. Moving and Resizing a Chart. Printing a Chart.
Choosing How to Create Your Database. Selecting a Database File Type. Creating a Blank Database. Closing a Database. Creating a Database from a Template. Opening a Database.
Tables Are Essential. Working with the Table Wizard. Creating Tables Without the Wizard. Creating a Table in Table Design View. Setting the Primary Key. Understanding Data Types and Formats.
Creating Forms. Creating a Form with AutoForm. Creating a Form with the Form Wizard. Entering Data into a Form.
Understanding Queries. Using Other Query Wizards. Understanding Access Query Types.
Getting the Most Out of PowerPoint 2002. Three Choices for Starting a New Presentation. Saving a Presentation. Closing a Presentation. Opening a Presentation.
Inserting a New Slide. Deleting Slides. Viewing an Onscreen Slide Show. Setting Slide Animation Schemes. Setting Up a Self-Running Show.
Using the Web Site Wizards. Creating a New Web. Understanding the Web Views.
Creating a New Web Page. Inserting a New Page into the Web. Deleting a Page from the Web. Importing Files from Other Applications. Using the FrontPage Themes.
Using Tasks to Complete a Web. Inserting Pictures. Inserting Clip Art. Publishing Your Web.