From the Back Cover
The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line!
Microsoft Office 2007 may be the leading office productivity suite, but to use it with confidence, you'll need to know its quirks and shortcuts. Find out what the manual doesn't always tell you in this insider's guide to using Office 2007 in the real world. What's the best way to handle everyday tasks? How do you collaborate with other users? From exploring the new user interface to saving files in HTML or in the new XPS format, first get the official way, then the best way from an expert.
Unbiased coverage of how to get the most out of the Office suite, including Word, Excel®, PowerPoint®, Access, and Outlook®
Savvy, real-world advice, from how to use Office templates, create dynamic slide shows, and manage contacts to controlling data and your security
Time-saving techniques and practical guidance on how to work around Office quirks, avoid pitfalls, and increase your productivity
Tips and hacks on assigning shortcut keys, creating custom Calendar views, personalizing Toolbars, and using digital signatures
Sidebars and tables on permissions and encryption; public Calendar folders; statistical, financial, and mathematical functions; and more
Watch for these graphic icons in every chapter to guide you to specific practicalinformation. Bright Ideas are smart innovations that will save you time or hassle. Hacks are insider tips and shortcuts that increase productivity. When you see Watch Out! heed the cautions or warnings to help you avoid commonpitfalls. And finally, check out Inside Scoops for practical insights from the author. It's like having your own expert at your side!
About the Author
Paul McFedries is the president of Logophilia Limited, a technical writing company. While now primarily a writer, Paul has worked as a programmer, consultant, and Web site developer. Paul has written nearly 50 books that have sold more than three million copies worldwide. These books include the Wiley titles Windows XP: Top 100 Simplified Tips and Tricks, Second Edition and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Computers, Fourth Edition. Paul also runs Word Spy, a Web site dedicated to tracking new words and phrases (see www.wordspy.com).