Easy Office 2016 : 9780789755056

Easy Office 2016

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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Microsoft Office is a comprehensive, powerful suite of applications that can overwhelm the beginning or casual computer user. Easy Office 2016 meets the needs of less tech-savvy individuals who want to learn basic Office tasks in a visual, easy-to-follow format.

This book covers basic Office features in a user-friendly, easy-to-read style. Topics include:

  • Exploring new features in Microsoft Office 2016
  • Performing common Office tasks, such as working with files, text, images, and tables
  • Using Microsoft Office on the web and mobile devices
  • Creating and formatting document in Word
  • Managing page layouts in Word
  • Reviewing and viewing Word documents
  • Creating and formatting Excel workbooks
  • Working with Excel cell formulas and functions
  • Working with Excel charts, PivotTables, and sparklines
  • Creating and formatting PowerPoint presentations
  • Working with audio, video, and animation in PowerPoint
  • Reviewing and making PowerPoint presentations
  • Sending and receiving messages in Outlook
  • Organizing and scheduling with Outlook
  • Creating and managing notebooks in OneNote
Table of contents

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Part I:  Microsoft Office

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office

Chapter 2:  Working with Office Applications

Chapter 3:  Working with Text

Chapter 4:  Working with Pictures

Chapter 5:  Working with Shapes, SmartArt, and Screenshots

Chapter 6:  Using Microsoft Office on the Web and Mobile Devices


Part II:  Microsoft Word

Chapter 7: Creating a Document in Microsoft Word

Chapter 8: Enhancing Word Documents

Chapter 9:  Controlling Page Layout

Chapter 10: Reviewing and Viewing Word Documents


Part III:  Microsoft Excel

Chapter 11: Creating an Excel Workbook

Chapter 12:  Formatting Worksheet Data

Chapter 13:  Working with Cell Formulas and Functions

Chapter 14:  Working with Charts, PivotTables, and Sparklines


Part IV:  Microsoft PowerPoint

Chapter 15: Creating and Managing PowerPoint Presentations

Chapter 16:  Editing and Formatting Presentations

Chapter 17:  Working with Audio, Video, and Animation

Chapter 18:  Reviewing and Making Presentations


Part V:  Microsoft Outlook

Chapter 19:  Sending and Receiving Messages

Chapter 20:  Organizing and Scheduling in Outlook


Part VI:  Microsoft OneNote

Chapter 21: Creating Notebooks

Chapter 22:  Enhancing and Managing Notebooks

New to this edition
This will cover the new version of Office expected to release in 2015/2016
Author biography

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is a business technology author and consultant who specializes in teaching others to maximize the power of new technologies. Patrice has used–and has trained others to use–Microsoft Office for many years. She is the author of numerous books about Office for Pearson Education, including Easy Office 2013, Office 2013 All-In-One Absolute Beginner’s Guide, and PowerPoint 2013 Absolute Beginner’s Guide. She can be reached through her website at www.patricerutledge.com.


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