Excel 2007 in easy steps introduces the Ribbon interface provided by Office 2007. It shows you how to create and manipulate worksheets, starting with the basic concepts and then introducing functions and features that allow you to organize and manage vast amounts of information. It covers the Excel Table data list structures, advanced functions and Excel add-ins, and shows you how to present your worksheet data in chart formats. The book will help you to create macros, recorded or via Visual Basic. You'll learn how to use templates, tools and other resources to help you apply Excel to various tasks. You'll link your worksheets to other workbooks and to data sources on the Internet to get automatic updates. Written concisely yet comprehensively, this is an ideal book to help you grasp the essentials of Excel 2007 quickly and easily, even if you are new to the spreadsheet concept.
We all communicate, every day, all of the time. So why can communications go so wrong in the workplace? Sometimes it is because the wrong methods are used at the wrong times, and sometimes it is because the communications process becomes too complicated and bogged down in corporate jargon. Effective Communications in easy steps offers clarity in the world of corporate communications. There is no blue-sky, synergy-based, customer-centric thinking here; just informed, clear, practical and common sense advice on how to use communications to actually get the right message across to the correct audience. Written by two communications experts, with over 25 years experience between them, the book will show you how to: Create a practical Communications Strategy that worksUnderstand how, and why, to evaluate your strategyBuild and maintain websites that keep deliveringUnravel the mysteries of social mediaExplode the myths about communications at workGet your message across using the right channel to engage your audience. Communications in the workplace should be a simple thing and, with Effective Communications in easy steps to guide you, it really can be.
Clear, easy-to-understand instructions for seniors who want to get the most out of Microsoft Office 2010 Seniors are buying computers—both desktops and laptops—in record numbers to stay in touch with family and friends, connect with peers, research areas of interest, make purchases online, or learn a new skill. Assuming no prior knowledge of Microsoft Office, this book is aimed at seniors who are interested in maximizing the capabilities of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Written in large typeface and featuring enlarged figures and drawings to make the book easier to read, this fun and friendly book begins by showing you how to start each application and maneuver the interface. You’ll benefit from detailed explanations on how to accomplish specific tasks through the use of examples and templates. Targets seniors who are interested in using the Microsoft Office suite for any number of reasons: keep in touch with family and friends, research topics of interest, shop online, learn a new skill, and more Assumes no prior knowledge of Microsoft Office and walks you through each application: Word (documents), Excel (spreadsheets), PowerPoint (presentations), and Outlook (e-mail) Features a large font for text and enlarged figures and drawings to make the book accessible and easy to read Explains how to open each application and navigate the interface, and clearly demonstrates how to accomplish specific tasks in each application Includes helpful examples and templates of letters, faxes, a budget grid, and more to assist with the learning process With age comes wisdom—and with Office 2010 For Seniors For Dummies comes the information you need to establish positive Office 2010 habits!
Windows 7 for Seniors in easy steps introduces the features of this Windows operating system, presented with the senior reader in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading, and discusses the topics in a clear and concise manner. It concentrates on the activities you'll want to carry out, whether you're completely new to computers, or you're upgrading from a previous version of Windows. Windows 7 for Seniors in easy steps starts with identifying the right edition of Windows 7 for your purpose. It focuses on the new user interface features to save you time and become more efficient using your computer, and also helps you customize your system to suit your way of working. It looks at Windows Aero themes and functions, and covers software gadgets and new features such as multi-touch screens. Windows 7 for Seniors in easy steps covers home networking and homegroups, email, internet, digital photography, music and video. It reviews the applications and games that are supplied with Windows 7 and the supplementary applications provided through Windows Live Essentials. It also covers issues of security, protection from computer viruses, maintaining your system and keeping it up to date.
Without doubt HTML5 is the future of the web and HTML5 in easy steps demonstrates all you can achieve NOW in the latest browsers - all described in easy to follow steps. HTML5 in easy steps instructs you how to employ the latest development for web page design with HyperText Markup Language (HTML5). Modern web browsers have united to support exciting new features of the HTML5 standard that allows easy creation of stunning web pages and engaging interactive applications. HTML5 in easy steps contains examples and screenshots that illustrate each feature of HTML5, describing how to incorporate meta information about a document within its 'head' section and how to add structured 'body' content. You'll learn how to create web pages to display text, images, lists, tables, hyperlinks, forms, audio, and video - and also how to write script instructions that draw and animate graphics on embedded 'canvas' areas. Each chapter builds your knowledge so by the end of the book you'll have gained a sound understanding of HTML5. HTML5 in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone looking to create compelling web pages for the latest browsers. Ideal for programmers who need to quickly learn the latest HTML5 techniques, students learning website design at school or college, those seeking a career in web development who need a thorough understanding of HTML5, and the enthusiast eager to build the latest HTML5 features into their websites.
Quickly and easily perform tasks in any Microsoft Office 2010 application! As the world's leading suite of productivity software, Microsoft Office enables you to complete common business tasks, including word processing, e-mail, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more. With this fun and friendly guide, veteran author Elaine Marmel presents you with concise, step-by-step instructions for quickly and easily accomplishing the most popular tasks in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Decide on a task you are eager to undertake, find it quickly in the featured easy-to-read format, and get it done smoothly with this Just the Steps guide! You’ll discover how to insert pictures into a Word document, create PivotTables in Excel, add sound to a PowerPoint presentation, import contacts into Outlook, create a mail merge document with Outlook contacts, and much more. Presents indispensible advice for accomplishing specific tasks in any of the applications included in Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Demonstrates how to insert pictures in a Word document, create PivotTables in Excel, add sound to a PowerPoint presentation, and import contacts into Outlook Includes unique coverage of performing tasks that work across programs, such as creating a mail merge using Word and Outlook, and embedding an Excel chart in PowerPoint With this efficient guide helping you quickly accomplish specific tasks in Office 2010, you won't know what to do with all your free time!
Dreamweaver remains the most powerful and versatile web authoring tool on the market. The new Creative Suite 6 release offers even more functionality to create dynamic, state-of-the-art websites for more platforms. Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps caters for the growing number of people designing their own websites as well as for professionals who need to promptly master the key aspects of the new release. For all but the most experienced, it takes some time to become familiar with all of Dreamweaver’s features. Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps helps clarify this process and ensures you can get the most out of this industry standard program. All of the main functions of Dreamweaver CS6 are covered, so that you can get up to speed as quickly as possible and start designing and producing high quality websites, including: Multiscreen PreviewFluid Grid LayoutsEditing HTMLUsing CSSCreating and using hyperlinks Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps shows you how to work with the different workspace views so that you can work in either design or code view. The book also looks at how to optimize a website for mobile devices using Fluid Grid Layout and the new Multiscreen Preview. CSS is integral to modern websites and this is covered in detail: from the basics of CSS, to creating and applying styles so that you can produce standards-based websites that have a consistent look and feel across all pages. Also, the new CSS3 Transitions panel shows you how to create original and engaging animated features with CSS. Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps simplifies each stage of website creation, from planning to loading and managing your site, helping you to unleash your creative potential effectively and is aimed at anyone who wants to produce high quality websites, across different platforms including for tablets and smart phones.
Many people unnecessarily spend money buying a new computer when their current PC can be upgraded to meet their requirements. This title takes the reader through this process in simple stages. Many of us would spend more time fixing a ten-dollar pen than repairing or upgrading a thousand dollar computer. Delving inside a PC seems so forbidding that many people would rather avoid it at any cost, even though replacing computer parts is so easy that, with the proper guidance, even technophobes can do it. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps provides all the information one needs to do just that. A must for all PC users. Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps enables you to keep your PC at the cutting-edge by explaining how to replace components or add new ones. Its simple, illustrated instructions and nifty sidebars teach you to identify, locate, and install the relevant parts to make your computer faster, more versatile, and more powerful. But this book isn't just a handy how-to manual; it's a consumer guide. In truly easy steps, it teaches you to evaluate the performance, storage, and networking needs of your PC yourself.Upgrading & Fixing a PC in easy steps even provides you with a money-saving tutorial on your various buying options and a separate chapter on troubleshooting nasty problems. When one considers the high price and inconvenience of computer store visits, it's no wonder that we think of this both a learning tool and an investment.
Effective Project Management in easy steps will show you how to make sure your project is successful. It focuses on the key skills a manager needs to develop for a smooth running project, and a timely arrival at the finishing line. It includes examples for most key documents such as the terms of reference, business case and project plan. It addresses team building and good communications. It covers the typical project stages with helpful lists of applicable tasks and deliverables, which effectively provides a blueprint for planning an entire project. This up-to-date primer covers all key trends in project management including a chapter on Agile Project Management. If you're a first time project manager, let this book take you through the essential project stages in easy steps, and take note of the applicable tasks and deliverables. If you're an experienced project manager, this book provides a valuable source of inspiration for making projects run smoothly and satisfactorily. Covering risk-management together with insights on how to plan, lead, organize and control a project - simply a fountain of knowledge!
Get the fast facts that make learning Office 2010 plain and simple! This colorful, no-nonsense guide uses easy-to-follow steps and screenshots, and clear, concise language to show the simplest ways to get things done with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and OneNote. Here's WHAT You'll Learn Create documents, Web pages, and other publications Organize your e-mail, calendar, contacts and tasks Build spreadsheets to analyze and visualize data Set up a simple database Capture notes with ink, voice or text Here's HOW You'll Learn It Jump in wherever you need answers Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts Quick TRY THIS! Exercises help you apply what you learn right away
Introduce your students to the new generation of Microsoft Office with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Office 2010, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010: ESSENTIAL you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of the Office 2010 software through experimentation, exploration, and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create real-life documents. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.