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  • Copyright 2013
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4869-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4869-0

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Office 2013 RT photos that show you exactly what to do
Help when you run into Office 2013 RT problems or limitations
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from Office 2013 RT

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with Office 2013 on your tablet device. Learn how to

  • Master core skills you can use in every Office RT program
  • Quickly create highly visual documents with advanced formatting and graphics
  • Build complex documents with outlines, footnotes, tables of contents, bibliographies, and indexes
  • Enter and organize Excel data more accurately and efficiently
  • Visualize Excel data with charts and analyze it to make better decisions
  • Efficiently create high-powered PowerPoint presentations
  • Add pizzazz to PowerPoint slide shows with animations and transitions
  • Bring all your ideas and notes together in a OneNote notebook
  • Customize your Office RT applications to work the way you do
  • Store your Office RT data on SkyDrive and access it from anywhere
  • Collaborate with others, including people using other versions of Office

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Office RT     3

Starting the Office RT Applications     4

Creating a New Document     7

Preserving Your Work     11

Working with Documents     16

Chapter 2: Formatting Documents     23

Selecting Text     24

Changing the Font     27

Understanding Typefaces     28

Formatting Paragraphs     34

Working with Formatting     41

Chapter 3: Working with Office RT Graphics     45

Working with Shapes     46

Inserting Images     49

Understanding SmartArt Graphics     52

Formatting and Editing Graphic Objects     56

Selecting Graphic Objects     56

Chapter 4: Working with Text in Word     65

Learning Text Basics     66

Inserting Symbols Using AutoCorrect     70

Finding and Replacing Text     74

Proofing Text     78

Chapter 5: Working with Page Layout in Word     83

Building a Table     84

Selecting Table Elements     86

Working with Headers and Footers     91

Changing the Page Setup     96

Chapter 6: Working with Document Elements     103

Keeping a Document Organized Using an Outline     104

Adding Footnotes and Endnotes     108

Inserting Citations and a Bibliography     111

Inserting a Table of Contents     114

Generating an Index     116

Chapter 7: Entering Excel Data     123

Understanding Worksheet Cells and Data     124

Working with Numbers     125

Working with Text     125

Working with Dates and Times     126

Entering and Editing Data     127

Working with Formulas and Functions     130

Understanding Functions     133

Building a Table     137

Selecting Table Elements     139

Chapter 8: Getting More Out of Excel Ranges     147

Selecting a Range     148

Working with Excel Ranges     149

Working with Range Names     157

Formatting a Range     159

Learning About Data Formats     159

Chapter 9: Visualizing Excel Data with Charts     169

Creating a Chart     170

Working with Charts     172

Understanding Excel’s Chart Types     172

Working with Chart Elements     178

Chapter 10: Analyzing Excel Data     185

Applying What-If Analysis     185

Finding Solutions with Goal Seek     189

Creating Worksheet Scenarios     192

Finding Optimum Solutions with Solver     196

Chapter 11: Building a PowerPoint Presentation     203

Adding a Slide to the Presentation     204

Understanding Slide Layouts     204

Adding Data to a Slide     208

Adding Text     208

Working with Slides     215

Selecting Slides     215

Rearranging Slides     215

Understanding the Slide Master     220

Chapter 12: Working with PowerPoint Slide Shows     225

Defining Slide Animations     226

Animation Guidelines     226

Animating Slide Objects     229

Preparing a Slide Show     232

Recording Narration     234

Setting Up Multiple Versions of a Slide Show     238

Running a Slide Show     240

Chapter 13: Building a OneNote Notebook     247

Working with Sections     248

Working with Pages     251

Entering Text on a Page     253

Working with Page Containers     254

Building a OneNote Table     254

Working with Tags     257

Building Lists     259

Chapter 14: Getting More Out of OneNote     263

Working with Notebooks     263

Adding Data to a Page     267

Adding Ink     274

Chapter 15: Customizing the Office RT Applications     279

Working with Application Options     280

Customizing the Interface     283

Chapter 16: Collaborating with Others     293

Collaborating in Word with Comments and Changes     293

Controlling the Display of Comments and Changes     296

Collaborating in Excel with Comments and Changes     300

Collaborating with SkyDrive     310

Index     315


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