Author(s): Faithe Wempen
If you're over 50 and new to computers, everything about them can seem intimidating. The most common applications you'll want to use are part of the Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. This guide shows how to start each application and navigate the elements on the screen.
Faithe Wempen teaches computer classes at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. She is the author of PowerPoint 2007 Bible and Office 2007 Bible, and has trained over a quarter of a million students in Office applications through her online courses for Powered.com.
Introduction. Part I: Getting Started with Office. Chapter1: The Two-Dollar Tour. Chapter 2: Exploring the Common Features of Office 2007. Chapter 3: Opening, Saving, and Printing Files. Part II: Word. Chapter 4: Composing Your Thoughts in Word. Chapter 5: Dressing Up Your Documents. Chapter 6: Taking Word to the Next Level. Part III: Excel. Chapter 7: Creating Basic Spreadsheets in Excel. Chapter 8: Doing the Math: Formulas and Functions. Chapter 9: Creating Visual Interest with Formatting and Charts. Chapter 10: Using Excel as a Database. Part IV: Outlook. Chapter 11: Managing E-Mail with Outlook. Chapter 12: Managing the Details: Contacts, Notes, and Tasks. Chapter 13: Your Busy Life: Using the Calendar. Part V: PowerPoint. Chapter 14: Getting Started with PowerPoint. Chapter 15: Dressing Up Your Presentations. Chapter 16: Adding Movement and Sound. Chapter 17: Presenting the Show. Appendix: Customizing Office Applications. Index.