It's EASIER than ever to get started with Microsoft Office 2010! Navigate your way around the Microsoft Office 2020 suite without getting lost in too many details. Microsoft Office 2010 Demystified shows you the ropes and explains the new, handy, and most popular functions of each application. Written in a step-by-step, tutorial format, this practical guide begins with an overview of the suite and the universal features that can be used in all of the individual programs. Then, you'll drill down into the specifics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Detailed explanations and screenshots make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn how to: Create great-looking Word documents Crunch numbers and get graphical in Excel spreadsheets Develop persuasive PowerPoint presentations Manage your email, tasks, calendar, and contacts with Outlook Build and manage Access databases Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Microsoft Office 2010 Demystified helps you master this powerful suite of applications.
The information you need to create a virtual office that can be accessed anywhere Microsoft Office 365 is a revolutionary technology that allows individuals and companies of all sizes to create and maintain a virtual office in the cloud. Featuring familiar Office Professional applications, web apps, Exchange Online, and Lync Online, Office 365 offers business professionals added flexibility and an easy way to work on the go. This friendly guide explains the cloud, how Office 365 takes advantage of it, how to use the various components, and the many possibilities offered by Office 365. It provides just what you need to know to get up and running with this exciting new technology. Examines how Microsoft Office 365 allows individual users and businesses to create a virtual office in the cloud, enabling workers to access its components anytime and from anywhere Explains the cloud landscape and how Office 365 uses the technology to provide instant access to e-mail, documents, calendars, and contacts while maintaining information security Covers each element of the Office 365 product, including Office Professional Plus, Exchange Online, SharePoint, and Lync Online Shows how to take advantage of collaboration, instant messaging, audio/video conferencing, and online productivity tools In the famous, friendly For Dummies way, this handy guide prepares you to get your head in the cloud and start making the most of Office 365.
Learn what happens behind the scenes of operating systems Find out how operating systems work, including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Operating Systems Demystified describes the features common to most of today's popular operating systems and how they handle complex tasks. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins with an overview of what operating systems are and how they are designed. The book then offers in-depth coverage of the boot process; CPU management; deadlocks; memory, disk, and file management; network operating systems; and the essentials of system security. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand even the technical material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Fundamentals of operating system design Differences between menu- and command-driven user interfaces CPU scheduling and deadlocks Management of RAM and virtual memory Device management for hard drives, CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray drives Networking basics, including wireless LANs and virtual private networks Key concepts of computer and data security Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Operating Systems Demystified helps you learn the essential elements of OS design and everyday use.
Nursing success begins with the fundamentals! Nursing Fundamentals Demystified offers a fast and interesting way for you to understand the foundational concepts and information that will be the cornerstone of your entire nursing education and career. It helps you sort through the mountain of information nursing students face and focus on the essentials – that which you truly must know to be a successful nurse. You’ll also learn how apply this information to real-world clinical situations. In order to make the learning process as effective as possible, you’ll find learning aids such as chapter objectives; key terms, tables and boxed information which summarize important concepts; nursing alerts which spotlight critical safety information; nursing care plans in selected chapters which help you identify key assessment data, nursing diagnoses, and interventions; selected procedure tips to assist you with the clinical application of content, questions that appear throughout each chapter to help you evaluate your comprehension; and NCLEX®-style questions at the end of each chapter. Get a working understanding of these important concepts: The nursing process, Communication and Documentation, Vital sign assessment, Health assessment, Medication Administration, Safety, Skin integrity, Activity and mobility, Sensory and cognition, Sleep and comfort, Oxygenanation, Nutrition, Fluid, electrolyte, acid-base balance, Urinary elimination, Bowel elimination, Psychosocial needs
Completely updated to reflect the massive changes to healthcare law! Medical Billing and Coding Demystified clearly explains the practices used by medical offices, hospitals, and healthcare facilities to encode medical services in order to receive payment from government agencies and insurance companies. Like other entries in this bestselling series, this self-teaching guide uses a building-block approach that allows readers to learn at their own pace and test themselves along the way. No previous medical or accounting training or experience is necessary to benefit from Medical Billing and Coding Demystified, and the book can be used as a classroom textbook or as a complement to larger texts. This new edition offers detailed coverage of the sweeping revisions that have taken place in healthcare law, including the transition from ICD9 to ICD10 coding and the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Acts. It also includes an important overview of medical billing software. Includes valuable learning aids such as end-of-chapter quizzes, a final exam, and key points Different from similar books on the market in that it explains basic medical concepts enabling the reader to actually understand the procedures and tests they are billing and coding for
Demystifying the First Year of Law School: A Guide to the 1L Experience provides law students with explicit frameworks for reading and analyzing court opinions in all first year courses. Using hypothetical classroom dialogues, the book explains how these frameworks will help student understand and participate in classroom discussions, answer questions on exams, and use the skills learned in the first year when representing clients in practice. Unraveling the mysteries of the first year of law school, authors Moore and Binder provide clear definitions, along with concrete examples, of the two types of legal issues typically addressed in court opinions illustrations of the six types of arguments routinely used by courts, lawyers and professors to resolve legal issues. These illustrations should help students understand a court's rationale for its decision and help students make legal arguments on exams and in practice a straightforward explanation for the use of the question-and-answer format in first year classrooms, with numerous illustrative examples of hypothetical in-class dialogues a step-by-step approach for briefing court opinions in preparation for class, along with a companion website with illustrative examples of case briefs of court opinions in subjects addressed in first year courses Written by top scholars drawing on their experience as authors and educators, Demystifying the First Year of Law School: A Guide to the 1L Experience, gives the benefit of experience to the uninitiated. It's ideal as a companion to any first year course, as a text in a legal methods or academic support course, or as background for a law school orientation program. A Teacher's Manual is available at www/aspenlawschool.com/books/moorebinder.
Work smarter and faster in Excel 2010 with this quick, practical guide! Want quick answers to your Excel 2010 questions? This handy guide breaks down big tasks into bite-sized how-tos that quickly show you how to accomplish what you want to do. Full-color screenshots and numbered steps clearly explain dozens of features and functions-while shortcuts, tips, and tricks help you save time and boost productivity. There's no fluff-these nuggets are pure gold Excel essentials. And the book's handy 6" x 9" size makes it even easier for you to find what you need. Demystifies the 2010 version of Excel, the world's leading spreadsheet application that is part of Microsoft Office 2010 Walks you through dozens of new features and functions Helps you migrate from older versions of Excel and ramp up to new Excel functionality in no time Uses straightforward descriptions and explanations, full-color screenshots, and easy-to-follow numbered steps to help you glean what you need, fast Boosts your productivity with shortcuts, tips, and tricks that help you work smarter Make Excel 2010 work for you with the invaluable quick tips in Excel 2010 Visual Quick Tips.
Web sites, collaboration, document management, paperless offices—we want it all in business today, but how do we achieve all of these goals? More importantly, if you work for one of the millions of small-to-medium-sized businesses, how do you find the time to build the expertise necessary to reach these goals? Even the most powerful tool will not allow you to succeed unless you can get the majority of your staff to use it efficiently and effectively. You need a guide that demonstrates a platform that small-to-medium-sized businesses can use to reach these goals. Office and SharePoint 2010 User’s Guide demystifies the path that every Microsoft Office user can follow to benefit from the synergism of tools they are already familiar with. Together with SharePoint 2010, users can achieve goals like web sites with a consistent single view, improved collaboration within their organization, and better document management, and may even get one step closer to the paperless office we’ve been promised for years. This book has topics for Office users of all skill levels, from those just starting to use Office tools to experienced power users. It examines each major Office tool and shows how it contributes to the support and use of SharePoint in today’s increasingly electronic-based office environment.
Don’t spend your time worrying whether you can beat the markets: you don’t need to beat them to be a successful investor. By showing you how to build a simple and rational portfolio and tailor it to your specific needs, Investing Demystified will help you generate superior returns. With his straightforward and jargon-free advice, Lars Kroijer simplies the often complex world of finance and tells you everything you need to know – and everything that you don’t need to worry about – in order to make the most from your investments. In Investing Demystified you will: • Discover the mix of stocks, bonds and cash needed for a top performing portfolio • Learn why the most broadly diversi_ ed and simplest portfolio makes the most sense • Understand the right level of risk for you and how this affects your investments • Find out why a low cost approach will yield bene_ ts whilst leaving you with a higher quality portfolio • Understand the implications of tax and liquidity
Expert Paul McFedries helps you master key Excel 2019 and Office 365 tools for building more powerful spreadsheets. Use Excel 2019 and Office 365 core features to build spreadsheets that solve business problems and deliver reliable answers. Drawing on his unsurpassed experience, Paul McFedries helps you make the most of formulas and functions, including the latest improvements to arrays, formula error handling, and statistics. McFedries' step-by-step projects walk you through handling key tasks, from building timesheets to projecting cash flow and aging receivables. His practical examples and clear instructions demystify intermediate- to advanced-level formula construction, and help you leverage Excel's most useful functions in your everyday work. Becoming an Excel expert has never been easier! By reading this book, you will: * Improve business analyses by adding intelligence and knowledge to your models * Replace cumbersome formulas with convenient predefined functions * Radically simplify complex calculations with Office 365's new dynamic arrays * Use conditional formatting to reveal anomalies, problems, or opportunities * Calculate loan payments, interest costs, terms, and amortization schedules * Project the future value of investments, and plan to achieve investment goals * Master essential discounting and cash-flow analysis tools, including net present value and internal rate of return * Sort, filter, and analyze tabular data, from customers to inventory * Easily analyze huge data sets with PivotTable calculations About This Book * For everyone who wants to get more done with Microsoft Excel in less time * For business and financial professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and others who need to efficiently manage and analyze data
"If you've never quite grasped formulas and functions, Paul McFedries will radically expand your understanding and use of Excel. And if you're already an expert and you're moving up to Excel 2007, this book will quickly show you features you've only dreamed of until now ..."--Thomas 'Duffbert' Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings, http://www.twduff.com Develop your Microsoft Excel expertise instantly with proven techniques Master Excel Ranges Create Powerful Arrays Troubleshoot Formula Problems Validate Worksheet Data Perform What-If Analysis Model Your Business Track Trends and Make Forecasts Analyze Data Find Optimal Solutions Build Dynamic Loan Schedules Most Microsoft® Excel users learn only a small percentage of the program's features. They know they could get more out of Excel if they could just get a leg up on building formulas and using functions. Unfortunately, this side of Excel appears complex and intimidating to the uninitiated-shrouded in the mysteries of mathematics, finance, and impenetrable spreadsheet jargon. Sound familiar? If you're a businessperson who needs to use Excel as an everyday part of your job, then you've come to the right book. Formulas and Functions with Microsoft® Office Excel 2007 demystifies worksheet formulas and presents the most useful Excel functions in an accessible, jargon-free way. This book not only takes you through Excel's intermediate and advanced formula-building features, it also tells you why these features are useful to you and shows you how to use them in everyday situations. Throughout the book you'll find no-nonsense, step-by-step tutorials and lots of practical examples aimed directly at business users. - Focuses like a laser on the four technologies that you must master to get the most out of Excel: ranges, formulas, functions, and data analysis tools. - Shuns spreadsheet theory in favor of practical know-how that you can put to use right away. - Provides numerous real-world examples and techniques to help you learn and understand the importance of each section. Introduction 1 Getting the Most Out of Ranges 2 Using Range Names 3 Building Basic Formulas 4 Creating Advanced Formulas 5 Troubleshooting Formulas II Harnessing the Power of Functions 6 Understanding Functions 7 Working with Text Functions 8 Working with Logical and Information Functions 9 Working with Lookup Functions 10 Working with Date and Time Functions 11 Working with Math Functions 12 ...
Making Online Teaching Accessible offers online teachers, instructional designers, and content developers a comprehensive resource for designing online courses and delivering course content that is accessible for all students including those with visual and audio disabilities. Grounded in the theories of learner-centered teaching and successful course design, Making Online Teaching Accessible outlines the key legislation, decisions, and guidelines that govern online learning. The book also demystifies assistive technologies and includes step-by-step guidance for creating accessible online content using popular programs like Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat, as well as multimedia tools. Including a wealth of helpful tips and suggestions for effectively communicating with disabled students, the book contains practical advice on purchasing accessible course management systems, developing solutions for inaccessibility issues, and creating training materials for faculty and staff to make online learning truly accessible. "This valuable how-to book is a critical tool for all instructional designers and faculty who teach online. Coombs' many years as a pioneer of online teaching show in his deep knowledge of the principles that can allow the reader to apply these lessons to any learning management system (LMS)." —Sally M. Johnstone, provost and vice president academic affairs, Winona State University, Minnesota; former executive director of WCET at WICHE "As more and more of our social and professional lives come to be mediated by technology, online accessibility is a fundamental right, not a luxury. This book is a must-read for anyone concerned with maximizing access to learning." —Richard N. Katz, former vice president and founding director, EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research "This valuable book reflects Coombs' unique experience and commitment to the best teaching, learning, and accessibility options for all kinds of students and teachers." —Steven W. Gilbert, founder and president, The TLT Group-Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group
This book provides key steps users should take to protect their systems from computer viruses. If a computer is infected with a virus, information on how to recover data is discussed. Also provides users with preventive care they should employ to reduce their risk to viruses in the future. This book also dissects a variety of viruses and presents famous viruses and how they spread.