Which Office Book To Buy
There are many books about the Microsoft Office products available on the market, and some are better than others. Each time a new version of Office is released, a whole raft of books is also published to accompany it. As the next version of Office is Office 2010, you can appreciate how many books there are now available! Choosing which Office book to buy can be a little daunting, so I've compiled a "top pick" list here, to make your selection a little easier.
Microsoft Word Books
From bestselling author Dan Gookin, here are words to live by about the world's most popular word processing program - Word 2007. From starting things up (there's a good, better, and best way) to formatting your documents, dressing them up, and giving them style, here's everything you need to know to make sure your words get noticed!
Touted as the only Word 2007 book you need, this book will help you build solid skills to create the documents you need right now, using expert-level guidance for leveraging Words most advanced features whenever you need them. If you buy only one book on Word 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Word 2007 is the book you need.
The smart way to learn Office Word 2007--one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to master the fundamentals of working with the latest version of Word, including how to navigate the new user interface. You will discover how to use features in Word to help create, edit, and proofread documents. You'll also learn how to modify the appearance of text, organize information with tables and columns, collaborate with others, and publish documents on the Web--plus more. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction--building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Includes a companion CD with hands-on practice files.
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 150 Word 2007 tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including:
- Using the Ribbon with the mouse or the keyboard
- Saving documents in PDF format
- Sharing text among documents
- Working with the thesaurus
- Setting paragraph line spacing
- Wrapping text around graphics