Office 2013 for Seniors in easy steps

Office 2013 for Seniors in easy steps

by Michael Price

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Overview

Office 2013 for Seniors in easy steps concentrates on the most useful elements of Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365 (the subscription version).

Written with older citizens in mind, it uses larger type for easy reading and it'll get you up to speed with Office 2013 features in easy steps. It will help you to install Office 2013 on your computer; Write stylish documents using Word; Use Excel to manage your finances; Master Access basics to manage large data; Build stunning presentations – slide by slide; Utilize Outlook to email and get organized and find all the key extras such as OneNote, Office Tools, MapPoint and more!

Packed with extra tips, this guide will help you get more from your Office 2013, Office 365 and Office Web apps.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781840785821
Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Series: In Easy Steps
Edition description: 2013 Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Michael Price is an accomplished In Easy Steps author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers.

Table of Contents

1 Introducing Office 2013 9

Microsoft Office 2013 10

Ribbon Technology 11

What's Needed 12

Installing Office 2013 13

Start an Application 14

Application Start 16

The Application Window 17

Your SkyDrive 18

Live Preview 20

Working With the Ribbon 21

Quick Access Toolbar 22

Office Document Types 23

File Extensions 24

Compatibility Mode 25

Convert to Office 2013 26

2 Create a Word Document 27

Create a Word Document 28

Enter Text 29

Select and Copy Text 30

Save the Document 32

Correct Proofing Errors 33

Change Proofing Settings 34

Apply Styles 35

Outline View 36

Insert a Picture 38

Page Layout 40

Display in Columns 41

Word Count 42

Create a Table 43

Convert Text to Table 44

Paste Special 45

Print Document 46

3 Complex Documents 47

Start a Booklet 48

Choose Page Arrangement 49

Create the Structure 50

Import Text 52

Insert Illustrations 54

Add Captions 55

Table of Contents 56

Table of Illustrations 58

Insert Preface 60

Update Table of Contents 61

Decorate the Page 62

Templates 64

Publisher 66

Create a Publication 67

Print the Publication 68

4 Calculations 69

Start Excel 70

Enter Data 72

Quick Fill 74

Sums and Differences 76

Formatting 78

Rounding Up 80

Find a Function 82

Goal Seeking 84

Templates 86

5 Mange Data 87

Import Data 88

Explore the Data 90

Sort 91

Filters 93

Number Filters 94

Select Specific Data 95

Create a Chart 96

Import a List 98

Create a Table 99

Add Totals to Table 100

Computed Column 102

Table Lookup 104

Manage Data Using Access 106

Add Records 108

6 Presentations 109

Start a Presentation 110

Expand the Slide 112

Insert a Picture 113

Apply a Theme 114

Animations 116

Run the Show 117

Other Views 118

Presenter View 120

Choose a Template 122

Use the Template 124

Print the Slide Show 125

Rehearse Timings 126

Save As Options 127

Package for CD 128

7 Office Extras 129

OneNote 2013 130

Create a Notebook 132

Download a Template 134

OneNote App 136

Office Tools 138

Language Preferences 140

Compare Spreadsheets 142

Database Compare 144

Other Tools 145

Tools Removed from Office 146

8 Email 147

Starting Outlook 148

Configure Server Settings 150

Your First Messages 151

Turn Off Reading Pane 152

Request a Newsletter 153

Receive a Message 155

Save All Attachments 156

Print the Message 157

Reply to the Message 158

Add Address to Contacts 159

Spam and Phishing 160

Create a Message 162

Insert a Signature 163

Message Tags 164

RSS Feeds 165

9 Time Management 167

Outlook Calendar 168

Schedule an Appointment 169

Change Appointment Details 170

Recurring Appointments 171

Create a Meeting 172

Respond to an Invitation 174

Add Holidays 176

Report Free/Busy Time 178

Schedule a Meeting 179

Creating Tasks 180

Assigning Tasks 182

Accepting Task Requests 183

Confirming the Assignment 184

Notes 186

Journal 188

10 Manage Files and Fonts 189

Windows Version 190

Library Location 192

Finding Files 193

Recent Documents 195

Change File Type 196

XML File Formats 197

Save As PDF or XPS 198

Fonts in Office 2013 200

Create and Run ListAllFonts 202

Document Recovery 204

11 Up-to-Date and Secure 205

Enable Updates 206

Apply Updates 208

Change Settings 209

Office Help 210

Explore Help Topics 211

Offline Help 212

Developer Tab 213

Remove Personal Details 214

Protect Your Documents 216

Restrict Permission 218

Trust Center 220

12 Where Next? 221

Other Office Applications 222

Office 2013 and Office 365 223

SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro 225

Stand-alone Applications 226

MapPoint 2013 227

Using MapPoint with Office 228

Working with Other Products 229

Office Web Apps 230

My Office 232

Index 233

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