Maybe it’s because it comes loaded on most PCs, but most people tend to miss the fact that Microsoft Works 6 really is an amazing collection of stuff—just what you might expect if the folks at Microsoft told you they were going to give you “the works.” Instead of blowing several hundred bucks on the biggest and most muscle-bound word processor, database program, spreadsheet program, graphics, and communication software out there, you can use Microsoft Works 6 to do it all for a lot less money (or for free!) and with a lot less trouble. With Works you can create cool cards and crafts, design professional-looking newsletters and flyers, manage your personal finances, send faxes, put together mass mailings, surf the Web, manage your household, and a whole lot more. If you’ve got Microsoft Works on your computer but don’t quite know how to use it, then this is the book for you. This lighthearted guide gives you easy-to-follow instructions and tips that’ll have you up and running in no tim e with the skills and confidence you need to: Create goodlooking documents Design and use spreadsheets Crunch numbers Set up group mailings with an address database Have fun with charts and graphics Send and receive e-mail Explore the Internet Featuring clear, step-by-step instructions, helpful screen captures, and exercises, Microsoft Works 6 For Dummies covers all of Works’ powerful features. Among other things, you’ll explore: Starting Works and familiarizing yourself with Windows basics Address books, letters, envelopes, labels, mail merge, and other automated tasks available in Works Word processing—from typing and deleting to formatting, tables, and more Spreadsheets—including everything from entering data to creating and copying formulas Fields, record, data entry, views, filtering, reporting, and other database features Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, and other cool Internet features Your fun and easy guide to working with Microsoft Works, Microsoft Works 6 For Dummies gets you up a handle on Works—even if you’re a first-time computer user.
Uh-oh, now you’ve gone and done it, you volunteered to do a science fair project. Don’t sweat it, presenting at a science fair can be a lot of fun. Just remember, the science fair is for your benefit. It’s your chance to show that you understand the scientific method and how to apply it. Also, it’s an opportunity for you to delve more deeply into a topic you’re interested in. Quite a few scientists, including a few Nobel laureates, claim that they had their first major breakthrough while researching a science fair project. And besides, a good science fair project can open a lot of doors academically and professionally—but you already knew that. Stuck on what to do for your science project? This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology. Your ultimate guide to creating crowd-pleasing displays, it shows you everything you need to know to: Choose the best project idea for you Make sure your project idea is safe, affordable, and doable Research, take notes, and organize your facts Write a clear informative research paper Design and execute your projects Ace the presentation and wow the judges Science fair guru Maxine Levaren gives walks you step-by-step through every phase of choosing, designing, assembling and presenting a blue ribbon science fair project. She gives you the inside scoop on what the judges are really looking for and coaches you on all the dos and don’ts of science fairs. And she arms you with in-depth coverage of more than 50 winning projects, including: Projects involving experiments in virtually every scientific disciplines Computer projects that develop programs to solve a particular problem or analyze system performance Engineering projects that design and build new devices or test existing devices to compare and analyze performance Research projects involving data collection and mathematical analysis of results Your complete guide to doing memorable science projects and having fun in the process, Science Fair Projects For Dummies is a science fair survival guide for budding scientists at every grade level.
Get up and running with Microsoft Works using this quick reference. The author provides users with a quick but comprehensive research on the features of Microsoft Works. Users can reference word processor, database, and spreadsheet commands, plus shortcuts and tips for better results. Cross-referenced to Microsoft Works for Windows 3 for Dummies.
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With this guide at their fingertips, users get the instruction they need to learn Word for Windows. Dummies 101: Word for Windows 95 takes users through the basics of the operating system, letting them clearly measure their progress as they go. The book includes lots of tips and shortcuts for quickly getting up to speed.
Congratulations! Rather than spending hundreds of dollars on the biggest, baddest, and most feature-ridden word processor, spreadsheet, database, graphics, and communications software on the market today (and saving yourself some serious money and hard disk space in the process), you've chosen Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows. Or maybe the program came installed on your new computer. Either way, the question is What next? The answer is easy! Microsoft Works 4.5 For Windows For Dummies can safely guide you through the fundamentals of everything you ever need to know in order to work faster and smarter with Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows. Author and teacher David Kay walks you through the power-packed features of Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows, from startup to printing and beyond. With this handy, plain-speaking book in hand, you can make the powerful Microsoft Works 4.5 for Windows tools work for you. Create colorful and effective presentations with spreadsheets and charts, master the fine art of word processing, build your own database for home or work, and surf the Internet with speed and confidence. Plus, the book features a tear-out Cheat Sheet and ten nifty tricks that can make you a Works Wizard in no time at all!
The importance of research and knowing how to analyze information is essential in many careers. Research and Information Management, Second Edition (the first edition was titled Information Management) helps students learn how to acquire and manage information of all types. In todayOCOs information age, it is easy to be bewildered by the vast amount of data that is easily available. This book looks at different ways of approaching research and information management. Topics covered include research methods, evaluating information for relevance, creating effective presentations, and managing information with spreadsheet and word processing software"
Find out how to use the integral parts of Microsoft Works--including the word processing, spreadsheet, graphics and communications features--with ease. The book provides easy to follow guidelines for implementing Works, without having to refer back to the software manual.
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Microsoft Works Suite 2000 is a versatile collection of software that can help you carry out a wide range of word processing and number crunching functions for which you rely on your PC. Equally useful is Microsoft Works Suite 2000 For Dummies, a book that not only helps you complete those functions but also helps you master the tools as well. From Windows basics to using the various components of the Works suite in tandem, this book is thorough in its coverage of the following: * All kinds of data management with spreadsheet and database programs * Word processing basics, such as composing and editing a document, to advanced features, such as incorporating tables, borders, headers, graphics, and footnotes in your works * Microsoft Money, which can help you track your income and expenses, create and stick to a budget, print checks, and calculate your taxes * Making the most of the Internet, from logging on with Internet Explorer to managing e-mail and downloading tons of free stuff from the Web * Microsoft's virtually limitless collection of encyclopedia entries in Encarta * Microsoft Home Publishing, a tool that enables you to create, print, and electronically send greeting cards, posters, banners, and other colorful projects
Providing an overview of each top-selling program in the Office suite--Word For Windows, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Microsoft Mail, this book offers friendly advice on sharing information between these powerful programs. The text helps users quickly grasp basic features so that they can get to work quickly.
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Microsoft Works Suite 99 "Cheat Sheet" Inside! Get Up and Working Quickly with Microsoft Works Suite's Word Processing, Database, Spreadsheet, and Internet Features Ready to get to Works? Whether you're writing a letter, balancing your checkbook, or looking for a particular site on the Web, you'll quickly and easily get comfortable with all the programs in the Suite with the expert advice of best-selling author David Kay. Works 4.5, Word 97, Money 99, Internet Explorer 4.0, Encarta, Greetings Workshop — Microsoft® Works Suite 99 For Dummies® makes it all as fun and easy as Works should be! Inside, find helpful advice on how to: Get your schedule, finances, and other personal and business data organized using Microsoft Works 4.5 Create dynamic data presentations with Works charts and spreadsheets Use Word 97 wizards and templates to quickly whip up perfect letters, resumes, or newsletters Do all your banking and bill paying with Money 99 Explore the riches of the Web with Internet Explorer 4.0 Take command of the Outlook Express e-mail system Make your own personalized greeting cards Have fun with the multimedia Encarta encyclopedia
Need the scoop on Windows Vista? How about Office 2007? Anything you need to know about using your PC can probably be found in PCs All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, 4th Edition. This handy guide is made up of eight convenient minibooks, so you can find what you need in a hurry. And in case you think you’ve seen it before, this fourth edition is fully updated for all the newest, coolest stuff. Want a guided tour of the Vista operating system and how it differs from XP? Check out minibook #2. Have you heard about Microsoft Works but aren’t sure what it’s about? Find out in Book #4. Planning to network all the computers in your home? Minibook #8 is just what you need. The entire repertoire includes PC Hardware Windows Vista The Internet Microsoft Works Office 2007 Fun With Movies, Music, and Photos Upgrading and Supercharging Home Networking For all the things you probably do with your PC — browsing the Internet, e-mail, word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, organizing and sharing digital photos and video, downloading music — you’ll find you can get right to the point and discover what you want to know, quickly and easily. You’ll want to keep PCs All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, 4th Edition handy, say on your desk, maybe?
This is supposed to be the age of instant and constant communication, right? And if you have a business, belong to an organization, or have a cause you want to promote, a great-looking flyer or brochure can say a lot. If you have Microsoft Office Professional, Small Business, or Ultimate on your PC, you already have a great communication tool hidden inside—Publisher 2007. Use it to promote your organization with newsletters, cards, and brochures. This book gets you started with Publisher basics so you can start communicating with your public. Chances are you’re not planning to become a Publisher guru; you just want to use Publisher to get some things done. Then Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 For Dummies is just the book for you! It has just what you need to know to Understand design basics and plan a page Set up a flyer or publication and place text and pictures where they work best Use various Publisher templates Incorporate images and files from other programs Build Web sites with Publisher Prepare your creations for printing or posting online Whether you’re selling a product or service, getting the word out about a not-for-profit organization, or helping out your church, synagogue, or school, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 For Dummies makes it easy.
Get the most out of using your iPad at work iPad at Work For Dummies provides essential and in-depth coverage for a variety of productivity-related tasks made possible on the iPad, from basics such as setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication. Beyond that, it also includes down-to-earth examples of how to use an iPad at work, including synchronization, data backup, and communicating with Windows networks. Written by an experienced and well-known iPad user, writer, podcaster, and lecturer who has taught many other professionals how to get the most from their Apple devices in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies goes beyond simple coverage of iWork to show you step-by-step the iPad's capabilities to quickly, professionally, and effectively create and interact with typical office documents and systems. Covers the best software and practices for productively integrating the iPad into a work environment Shows you how the iPad goes beyond use as an at-home device to make work easier Includes examples that bring the information and instructions to life If you're considering integrating the use of an iPad at work, or have recently begun and want to grasp the full spectrum of its capabilities in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies has you covered.
The fast and easy way to get up and running with Windows 10 at work If you want to spend less time figuring out Windows and more time getting things accomplished, you've come to the right place. Covering Windows 10 and packed with time-saving tips to help you get the most out of the software, Windows 10 At Work For Dummies offers everything you need to get back precious hours of your work day and make Windows work for you, rather than against you. This full-color, all-encompassing guide breaks down the most common Windows tasks into easily digestible parts, providing you with illustrated, step-by-step instructions on everything you'll encounter in Windows 10. From setting up your desktop with your favorite apps to finding the files and applications you need'and everything in between'this hands-on, friendly guide takes the headache out of working with Windows. Provides over 300 tasks broken into core steps Provides easy-to-follow answers to all of your Windows questions Illustrates the new features of Windows 10 If you're a time-pressed professional looking to find answers to all of your Windows-related questions, this is the one-stop resource you'll turn to again and again.