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• The easy, visual, full-color guide to Office 2016: simply the friendliest introduction for every beginner!
• 100+ hands-on, step-by-step tasks show novices and inexperienced upgraders the easiest, fastest, most direct way to accomplish common tasks
• Fully revamped for Office 2016's most powerful new tools and features
• Large typeface improves readability and appeals to senior readers ignored by most computer books


  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 408
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5505-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5505-6

Easy Office 2016

See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Office 2016 teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from Office 2016. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to make the most of the new features and tools of Office 2016. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

• Get super productive with Office 2016’s powerful new tools

• Create, edit, and read Office files on the Web and mobile devices

• Craft high-impact documents with powerful visuals

• Prepare and analyze data visually with Excel charts and PivotTables

• Make winning presentations with PowerPoint’s new tools; even add audio and video

• Work with others to review and refine your documents

• Use Outlook to take control of your messages, schedules, and tasks

• Take notes anywhere with OneNote; never forget a great idea again

• Use Publisher’s powerful publishing tools to create brochures, newsletters, postcards, flyers, and more

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2016

Using the Ribbon

Exploring Backstage View

Using the Quick Access Toolbar

Using the Mini Toolbar

Using Contextual Tabs

Using Task Panes

Chapter 2 Working with Office Applications

Setting Up Your Account

Opening a File

Using the Clipboard to Cut, Copy, and Paste

Saving a File to Your Computer

Saving as a PDF or an XPS Document

Sharing a File with Other People

Exploring Other Sharing Options

Printing a File

Closing a File

Customizing Office

Using the Tell Me Box

Getting Help

Using Insights to Search the Web

Chapter 3 Working with Text

Using the Font Dialog Box to Format Text

Aligning Text

Replacing Text

Inserting WordArt

Formatting WordArt

Checking Spelling

Chapter 4 Working with Pictures

Inserting a Picture from Your Computer

Inserting an Online Picture

Enhancing a Picture

Applying a Picture Style

Applying a Picture Border

Resizing a Picture

Cropping a Picture

Chapter 5 Working with Shapes, SmartArt, and Screenshots

Inserting a Shape

Formatting a Shape

Inserting a SmartArt Graphic

Inserting a Screenshot

Chapter 6 Using Microsoft Office on the Web and Mobile Devices

Getting Started with OneDrive

Creating a New Folder

Managing Folders

Uploading Files to OneDrive

Creating a New File in OneDrive

Editing a File in OneDrive

Managing Files in OneDrive

Downloading OneDrive

Getting Started with Office Online

Installing Office on a Mobile Device

Using Office on a Mobile Device

Chapter 7 Creating a Document in Microsoft Word

Starting a Blank Document

Starting a New Document

Selecting Text

Creating a Document from a Template

Creating Bulleted Lists

Creating Numbered Lists

Changing Text Color

Applying Styles

Adding Quick Parts

Creating Custom Quick Parts

Creating a Table

Creating a Quick Table

Applying a Table Style

Inserting Rows and Columns

Deleting Rows and Columns

Deleting a Table

Merging Table Cells

Splitting Table Cells

Chapter 8 Enhancing Word Documents

Inserting a Cover Page

Inserting a Blank Page

Inserting a Page Break

Inserting Page Numbers

Adding Headers and Footers

Editing Headers and Footers

Inserting a Text Box

Inserting a Drop Cap

Inserting a Date

Inserting a Symbol

Inserting a Hyperlink

Inserting a Bookmark

Chapter 9 Controlling Page Layout

Changing Page Margins

Modifying Page Orientation

Changing Page Size

Creating Columns

Applying Page Borders

Adding Indents on the Home Tab

Adding Indents on the Layout Tab

Changing Line Spacing

Controlling Paragraph Spacing

Setting Tabs

Applying a Theme

Chapter 10 Reviewing and Viewing Word Documents

Tracking Changes with Document Reviewers

Adding Comments

Viewing Document Markup

Accepting or Rejecting Changes

Exploring Document Views

Zooming In and Out of Documents

Chapter 11 Creating an Excel Workbook

Creating a Workbook from a Template

Creating a Blank Workbook

Navigating the Worksheet Screen

Entering Data

Inserting a New Row

Inserting a New Column

Deleting Rows and Columns

Inserting a New Worksheet

Renaming Worksheet Tabs

Deleting a Worksheet

Hiding a Worksheet

Protecting a Workbook with a Password

Chapter 12 Formatting Worksheet Data

Wrapping Text

Merging and Centering Text

Formatting Numbers

Applying Cell Styles

Formatting as a Table

Adjusting Column Width

Adjusting Row Height

Finding Data

Freezing Panes

Sorting Data

Filtering Data

Chapter 13 Working with Cell Formulas and Functions

Creating a Simple Formula

Copying Formulas Using Fill

Creating a Compound Formula

Creating an Absolute Reference in a Formula

Using the SUM Function

Using the AutoSum Button

Using the AVERAGE Function

Chapter 14 Working with Charts, PivotTables, and Sparklines

Inserting a Chart

Applying a Chart Style

Modifying a Chart

Creating a PivotTable

Adding a Sparkline

Chapter 15 Creating and Managing PowerPoint Presentations

Creating a New PowerPoint Presentation

Exploring Normal View

Adding Slides to Your Presentation

Adding a Slide with a Bullet List

Adding Sections to Your Presentation

Creating a Presentation Outline

Chapter 16 Editing and Formatting Presentations

Applying a New Slide Layout

Applying a New Theme

Formatting a Slide’s Background

Organizing Your Presentation with Slide Sorter View

Copying and Moving Slides from One Presentation to Another

Deleting a Slide

Using Slide Masters

Inserting a Hyperlink to the Web

Inserting a Hyperlink to Another Slide in Your Presentation

Adding Headers and Footers

Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word

Printing Your Presentation

Chapter 17 Working with Audio, Video, and Animation

Inserting Online Video

Inserting a Video Clip from Your Computer

Formatting Video Clips

Inserting an Audio Clip from Your Computer

Setting Slide Transitions

Animating Slide Objects

Customizing Animations on the Animation Pane

Chapter 18 Reviewing and Making Presentations

Adding Comments

Managing Comments

Comparing Presentations

Setting Up a Slide Show

Rehearsing Timings

Recording Voice Narrations

Presenting Your Show

Presenting Online

Exploring Presenter View

Creating Videos from PowerPoint Presentations

Chapter 19 Sending and Receiving Messages

Add an Email Account

Exploring the Outlook Layout

Sending an Email Message

Receiving and Reading Your Email

Replying to a Message

Forwarding a Message

Attaching Files to a Message

Creating an Email Signature

Creating Email Rules to Manage Spam

Chapter 20 Organizing and Scheduling in Outlook

Viewing Your Contacts

Adding a New Contact

Emailing a Contact

Viewing the Calendar

Scheduling an Appointment

Scheduling a Meeting

Sharing Your Calendar

Creating a Task

Managing Tasks

Creating Notes

Subscribing to RSS Feeds

Chapter 21 Creating Notebooks

Creating a New Notebook

Adding a Page Title

Creating a Section

Moving a Section

Adding Notes

Adding Pages

Creating Subpages

Adding a Picture

Applying Tags

Inserting Links

Applying a Template

Change Notebook Views

Chapter 22 Enhancing and Managing Notebooks

Attaching Files

Inserting Tables

Recording Audio

Recording Video

Adding a Timestamp

Emailing a Page

Drawing in Your Notebook

Sending a Task to Outlook

Viewing a Task in Outlook

Chapter 23 Creating Publications

Creating a New Publication from a Template

Creating a New Blank Publication

Viewing a Publication

Replacing Text in a Template

Replacing a Picture in a Template

Chapter 24 Enhancing and Managing Publications

Applying a Color Scheme

Applying a Background

Inserting a New Page

Drawing a Text Box

Inserting a Picture Placeholder

Inserting Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Numbers

Inserting Page Parts

Inserting Borders and Accents

Inserting a Table

Inserting Business Information

Managing Publication Pages

Running the Design Checker

Saving a Publication for Commercial Printing


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