From the Back Cover
From PC Magazine, the solutions you need to make the most of Microsoft® Office 2007
Office 2007 is packed with features that will make you more productive both at work and at home. Who better than PC Magazine to show you all the secrets and solutions? From the safest and easiest way to install Office 2007 to keeping it up to date, using Office to create Web pages, and integrating with Vista, here′s what you need on all six applications—from the people you trust to be your own personal tech support team.
As much or as little as you need to know
- Install Office 2007, protect against security threats, and be organized from the start
- Master backups, updating, and recovery
- Personalize and use the new results–oriented interface
- Collaborate using Web conferencing, instant messaging, SharePoint®, and OneNote®
- Perform basic to advanced tasks in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Publisher
- Explore how Windows Vista enhances Office and investigate other Office versions
What′s NEW in Office 2007?
- Uncluttered workspace with Web–like interface
- Ribbon, a set of commands and tabs that keeps the tools you need right before you
- Contextual tabs that offer only the editing commands relevant to the type of document you′re viewing
- Galleries and Live Preview, making it easy to create professional–looking documents, presentations, and spreadsheets
- An extensible interface, and more!
About the Author
is a technology trainer and writer in the Dallas area. She holds several certifications including MCSE, A+ and MCDST, and holds a B.A. in mathematics. In addition to writing, she teaches computer classes at the local junior college, and works as a network administrator and Web designer for North Texas Graphics. Joli has almost 20 books available, including Degunking Windows (voted best computer book of the year by the Independent Publishers Book Awards in 2004). Degunking Your PC, Degunking Your Mac, and Degunking Your Mac Tiger Edition (Paraglyph Press), Hardcore Windows XP )McGraw–Hill), and Windows XP: Do Amazing Things (Microsoft Press). Joli also writes for Microsoft′s Windows XP Expert Zone, is a Microsoft blogger, and has written a textbook for Microsoft′s MCDST certification. In her free time, Joli enjoys golfing, yard work, and teaching her cat, Nikko, new tricks.
S. E. Slack is a writer and author with more than 16 years of experience in business writing, she specializes in technology, with an emphasis on degunking technology so the masses can both understand and use it. Slack has written numerous articles for small– and medium–sized businesses, appearing internationally in business magazines and online business sites. She has also been an executive and business transformation communications consultant to IBM, Lenovo International and State Farm Insurance. She is currently writing Do–It–Yourself Digital Home Office Projects (McGraw–Hill) and Breakthrough Microsoft Windows Vista: Your Jump–In Guide to Microsoft′s Newest Operating System (Microsoft Press). She has also written four other books. She has no free time; she has a 17–month–old daughter!
Jerri Ledford is a technology junkie who has always loved to share her passion for software and gadgets with anyone who′ll listen. In 15 years as a writer and technology trainer, Jerri has written more than 800 business technology articles, and nine books, including the Gadget Geek′s Guide to Your Sony PlayStation Portable (Course Technology), Google Analytics (Wiley), and Google Powered: Productivity with Online Tools (Wiley). Jerri also writes and teaches consumer technology courses for online audiences. When She′s not working, Jerri spends time in her garden, reading, and, of course, playing with her gadgets.