Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 Minutes by Laura AcklenSams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 Minutes by Laura Acklen

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 Minutes

byLaura Acklen

Paperback | May 26, 1999

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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office in 10 Minutes is the easiest way to learn the most important tasks that every user should know in the Office applications. This book presents features in the context of normal every-day tasks in Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint that any user might find themselves in need of. A perfect companion for anyone looking to learn the key features of Office in the least amount of time possible, Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 Minutes gets you familiar with all of the Office applications quickly.

Laura Acklen has authored and co-authored seven Que books including three Special Edition Using WordPerfect (versions 6, 6.1 and 7). She wrote several Que Education and Training's Essentials books on previous versions of Microsoft Word and contributed to several of the companion instructor manuals. During her years as a corporate and l...
Title:Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 MinutesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.36 × 5.5 × 0.79 inPublished:May 26, 1999Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0672314312

ISBN - 13:9780672314315


Table of Contents

1. Office 2000 Basics.

Starting Office Applications. Opening Files. Printing from an Office Application. Saving Files. Saving as a Web Page. Closing a File. Searching for a File. Exiting Office Applications. Using the New Office 2000 Toolbars and Menus. Getting Help in Office 2000.

2. Formatting Documents in Word.

Changing Margins. Setting Justification. Indenting Text. Inserting Bulleted and Numbered Lists. Changing Line Spacing. Using Section Breaks. Inserting Page Breaks.

3. Using Fonts in Word.

Selecting a Font. Using Bold, Italic, and Underline. Applying Special Effects. Adding Color.

4. Proofreading Documents in Word.

Finding and Replacing Text. Using Search Options in Word. Checking the Spelling and Grammar.

5. Working with Tables in Word.

Inserting a Table. Deleting and Inserting Cells, Rows, and Columns. Moving or Copying Columns and Rows. Changing Column Width. Applying Table Borders.

6. Working with Styles in Word.

Understanding Styles. Assigning a Style to Text. Creating a New Style. Modifying a Style.

7. Using Templates in Word.

Using Word's Templates. Creating a New Template. Modifying an Existing Template. Creating a Template from a Document. Updating a Document When the Template Changes.

8. Editing Worksheets in Excel.

Editing Data Entries. Speeding Up Data Entry. Selecting Cells. Adjusting Column Width and Row Height. Merging Cells. Inserting Rows, Columns, and Cells. Removing Rows, Columns, and Cells.

9. Formatting Values in Excel.

Formatting Values. Aligning Entries in Cells.

10. Formatting Worksheets in Excel.

Adding Emphasis to Cells. Using AutoFormat. Copying Formats with Format Painter. Applying Conditional Formatting.

11. Working with Formulas in Excel.

Understanding Formulas. Order of Operations. Entering Formulas. Reviewing Formulas. Editing Formulas. Copying Formulas. Using Relative and Absolute Cell Addresses. Changing the Calculation Setting.

12. Using Functions in Excel.

Understanding Functions. Using AutoSum. Using AutoCalculate. Using the Formula Palette.

13. Creating Databases in Access.

Creating a Database with a Database Wizard. Creating a Database from Scratch.

14. Creating Tables in Access.

Designing Tables. Creating a Table Using the Table Wizard. Creating a Table from Scratch. Deleting a Table.

15. Working with Fields in Access.

Understanding Data Types and Formats. Setting the Primary Key. Editing Fields and Their Properties. Adding Fields. Deleting Fields.

16. Working with Data in Access.

Entering a Record. Changing a Cell's Content. Selecting Records. Sorting Data.

17. Creating Forms and Reports in Access.

Creating a Form with AutoForm. Creating a Form with a Wizard. Entering Data in a Form. Creating Reports with AutoReport. Creating Reports with the Report Wizard.

18. Creating Queries in Access.

Understanding Queries. Creating a Simple Query Using a Query Wizard. Starting a New Query in Query Design View. Adding Fields to a Query. Deleting Fields. Save and Run a Query. Viewing Query Results. Adding Criteria. Sorting a Field in a Query.

19. Creating Presentations in PowerPoint.

Creating a Presentation with a Wizard. Creating a Presentation with a Template. Creating a Presentation from Scratch.

20. Working with Presentations in PowerPoint.

Changing Views. Moving from Slide to Slide. Slide Miniature Window. Editing Text. Changing the Outline Level. Rearranging Lists and Paragraphs. Editing Objects.

21. Editing Presentations in PowerPoint.

Giving Your Slides a Professional Look. Applying a Presentation Design Template. Using AutoLayouts. Deleting a Slide. Editing the Slide Master. Rearranging Slides in Slide Sorter View. Rearranging Slides in the Outline Pane.

22. Adding Elements to Slides in PowerPoint.

Adding a Text Box. Adding a Bulleted List. Adding Clip Art. Adding Action Buttons. Adding URL Hyperlinks.

23. Giving Presentations in PowerPoint.

Viewing an Onscreen Slide Show. Controlling the Slide Show. Hiding Slides. Setting Slide Show Options.

24. Sending Email in Outlook.

Composing a Message. Spell Checking Your Email. Attaching a File. Sending and Closing Email. Setting Up Outlook for Email.

25. Working with Email in Outlook.

Reading Email. Saving Email to a Folder. Saving an Attachment. Answering Email. Forwarding Email. Printing Email. Deleting Email.

26. Managing Contacts in Outlook.

Creating a New Contact. Viewing the Contacts List. Communicating with a Contact.

27. Creating Professionally Designed Publications with Publisher. Introducing Publisher 2000. Creating Publications. Editing the Sample Publication. Inserting New Text and Objects. Creating Web Pages.


From Our Editors

Microsoft Office offers almost everything you need to run a business professionally and in an orderly fashion. This popular application suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Office 2000 in 10 Minutes familiarizes you with all these programs right away. Laura Acklen breaks up the lessons into 10-minute slots that you can do at any time to get you up and running in no time at all. You'll learn only what you need to know to get going and none of the extraneous information. This is the ideal text for beginner users who want to make their lives easier in the shortest time possible.