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Office 2021 for Macs For Dummies

Published 04-25-2022

This handy guide will show you how to master the essentials of all the key apps that make Office 2021 such a productivity booster. Among many, this includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You'll also discover brand-new features, like an improved dark mode, better accessibility capabilities, how to share documents directly in a collaborative setting, and much more.

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Microsoft 365 For Dummies

Published 03-02-2022

<p><b>Amp up your collaboration skills and&nbsp;rock the&nbsp;modern workplace by harnessing the power of&nbsp;Microsoft&nbsp;365&nbsp;with this&nbsp;one-stop guide to&nbsp;the world's leading productivity platform&nbsp;</b></p> <p>The Microsoft 365 productivity solution for the workplace is a cloud-based service with many features for effective and secure collaboration virtually or in&nbsp;person. Whether you start your day with meetings in Teams, respond to Outlook emails, create documents with Office apps, or even automate your work with artificial intelligence, Microsoft 365 has you covered. But first, you&nbsp;must&nbsp;unlock the potential of this powerful solution to showcase your ability to&nbsp;keep up with the&nbsp;modern workplace and make an impact in your organization. To do that, you need&#8239;<i>Microsoft 365 For Dummies</i>!&nbsp;</p> <p>This book walks you through&nbsp;the steps to get your work done anytime, anywhere, on any device, with Microsoft Teams as the central hub.&nbsp;&nbsp;Discover how to&nbsp;chat&nbsp;online in real time;&nbsp;conduct&nbsp;online meetings;&nbsp;co-author documents in the cloud;&nbsp;develop no-code applications;&nbsp;and even prioritize&nbsp;your well-being.&nbsp;The&nbsp;insights and step-by-step guidance&nbsp;in&nbsp;<i>Microsoft 365 For Dummies</i>&nbsp;will help you&nbsp;stay connected and engaged with your colleagues.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Level up your teamwork game with the latest meeting and collaboration best practices from Microsoft Teams&nbsp;</li> <li>Stretch&nbsp;your use of&nbsp;Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote) by infusing artificial intelligence into your everyday tasks&nbsp;</li> <li>Save time&nbsp;(and&nbsp;look&nbsp;really smart)&nbsp;by automating your work with the Power Platform apps&nbsp;</li> <li>Take a break from work and focus on your health and well-being&nbsp;at home or in the office&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re a Microsoft&nbsp;365&nbsp;newbie or&nbsp;a superuser&nbsp;looking for&nbsp;details&nbsp;on&nbsp;what's new,<i>&#8239;Microsoft 365 For Dummies</i>&nbsp;is the friendly and authoritative&nbsp;how-to book you need.&nbsp;Discover the&nbsp;benefits&nbsp;of cloud technology&nbsp;today!&#8239;&nbsp;</p>

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Office 2021 All-in-One For Dummies

Published 02-23-2022

<b>Say hello to Office productivity with this one-stop reference</b> <p>With <i>Office 2021 All-in-One For Dummies,</i> you can get up and running with Microsoft's legendary software suite. This update covers all the tweaks you can find in the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams. You'll also learn how to make these apps work harder for you, because we dig deep into the tips and features that casual Office users might not know about. This edition also offers expanded coverage of Teams and other collaborative tools, so you can nail working from home, or just get a few of those meetings out of the way without having to leave your desk. <p>How can you quickly give documents the same format in Word? What was that one useful Excel function, again? And how does setting up a meeting on Teams work? <i>Office 2021 All-in-One For Dummies</i> serves up quick and simple answers to these questions, along with hundreds of other answers you're expected to know when you work in Office. <ul> <li>Learn how Microsoft Office works and get the most out of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams</li> <li>Make amazing charts and graphs that you can plug into your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations</li> <li>Get better at working collaboratively with file sharing options and other neat features</li> <li>Do more, faster with expert tips and guidance on the full suite of Office software for 2021</li> </ul> <p>Whether you're new to Office or just need a refresher for the newest updates, the nine mini-books inside are your keys to getting stuff done.

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Office For Seniors For Dummies

Published 01-12-2022

<b>Send emails, stay on top of your finances, and manage your everyday life with this no-experience-necessary Office 2021 handbook</b> <p>Microsoft Office offers huge benefits to people of all ages. The popular software suite has always made creating to-do lists, sending emails, drafting documents, and processing spreadsheets a breeze, and the updates and upgrades found in Office 2021 make those tasks even easier. <p><i>Office For Seniors For Dummies</i> offers step-by-step instructions to learn every part of Office 2021, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This trusted guide starts at the very beginning, showing you how to start each application and understand the interface. It walks you through the most commonly used functions of each program and explains how to apply it in your everyday life. Written in large, crystal-clear type and full of helpful images and screenshots, the book also demonstrates how to: <ul> <li>Stay in touch with friends and family using Office 2021's built-in communications tools, including Outlook</li> <li>Keep your finances up to date with functional spreadsheets in Excel</li> <li>Take advantage of existing Office templates for things like budgets, letters, faxes, and more</li> </ul> <p>You don't have to be a computer scientist to get the most out of Office 2021. Let this handy guide clarify and demystify some of the most practical and user-friendly applications available today.

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Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies

Published 01-06-2022

<b>Multiply your productivity with the world's most straightforward guide to the world's most popular office software</b> <p>Microsoft Office 365 contains straightforward tools for virtually every office task you could possibly think of. And learning how to use this powerful software is much easier than you might expect! With the latest edition of <i>Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies,</i> you'll get a grip on some of the most popular and effective office software on the planet, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and Teams. <p>This expanded handbook walks you through the ins and outs of reviewing and composing documents with Word, hosting and joining meetings with Teams, crunching numbers with Excel, and answering emails with Outlook. And it's ideal for anyone who's brand new to Office and those who just need a quick refresher on the latest useful updates from Microsoft. <p>In this one-stop reference, you'll find: <ul> <li>Step-by-step instructions on the installation, maintenance, and navigation of all the critical components of Office 365</li> <li>Guidance for using Office 365's built-in online and cloud functionality</li> <li>Complete explanations of what every part of Office 365 is used for and how to apply them to your life</li> </ul> <p><i>Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies</i> is the last handbook you'll ever need to apply Microsoft's world-famous software suite to countless everyday tasks.

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Microsoft 365 Business for Admins For Dummies

Published 02-20-2019

<p><b>Learn streamlined management and maintenance capabilities for Microsoft 365 Business</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>If you want to make it easy for your teams to work together using the latest productivity solutions with built-in security&mdash;while saving thousands of dollars in implementing the solution&mdash;you've picked the right book. Inside, you'll gain an understanding of Microsoft 365 Business, a complete integrated solution for business productivity and security powered by Office 365 and Windows 10. You&rsquo;ll also learn how this cloud-based solution can help grow your business while protecting company data from potential threats using the same security management tools large enterprises use.</p> <p><i>Microsoft 365 Business For Admins For Dummies</i> provides business owners, IT teams, and even end users an understanding of the capabilities of Microsoft 365 Business: an integrated platform and security solution built with the latest features to enable today's modern workforce and empower businesses to achieve their goals.</p> <ul> <li>De-mystifies the complexities of the bundled solution to help you avoid common deployment pitfalls</li> <li>Includes the latest information about the services included in Microsoft 365 Business</li> <li>Enhance team collaboration with intelligent tools</li> <li>Manage company-owned or bring your own device (BYOD) devices from one portal</li> <li>Step through a guided tour for running a successful deployment</li> </ul> <p>Get the guidance you need to deploy Microsoft 365 Business and start driving productivity in your organization while taking advantage of the built-in security features in the solution to grow and protect your business today.</p>

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Office 2019 All-in-One For Dummies

Published 10-30-2018

<div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; font-size: 14.6667px;"> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr;"> <p>One&nbsp;practical&nbsp;book&nbsp;that&rsquo;s ten books in one: Learn everything you need to know about&nbsp;Microsoft Office with one comprehensive guide on your&nbsp;bookshelf&nbsp;</p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr;"> <p>To&nbsp;know&nbsp;your way around&nbsp;all the applications within&nbsp;Microsoft Office&nbsp;would&nbsp;require&nbsp;you to be part mathematician, part storyteller, and part graphic designer&mdash;with&nbsp;some scheduling wizard and database architect&nbsp;sprinkled in.&nbsp;If&nbsp;these talents don't come naturally to you&nbsp;in equal measure, don&rsquo;t panic&mdash;Office 2019 All-in-One&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies&nbsp;can help.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr;"> <p>This hefty but easily accessible tome&nbsp;opens&nbsp;with Book 1,&nbsp;an overview of the&nbsp;Office&nbsp;suite of applications&nbsp;and tips for&nbsp;handling text&nbsp;and&nbsp;becoming more efficient. From there, you&rsquo;ll find a&nbsp;book&nbsp;on each of the suite&rsquo;s major applications:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; position: relative;"> <ul style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; font-family: verdana;"> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Word:&nbsp;Learn the basics of word processing with Word, plus lay out text and pages; use Word&rsquo;s styles&nbsp;and proofing tools; construct tables, reports, and scholarly papers;&nbsp;and&nbsp;become familiar with&nbsp;manipulating documents.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; font-size: 14.6667px;"> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; position: relative;"> <ul style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; font-family: verdana;"> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Excel:&nbsp;In addition to&nbsp;refining&nbsp;your&nbsp;worksheets so they&rsquo;re easier to understand, you can also master&nbsp;formulas, functions, and data analysis.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>PowerPoint:&nbsp;Find out&nbsp;how to&nbsp;make your presentations come alive with&nbsp;text, graphics, backgrounds, audio, and video. This book also contains a chapter&nbsp;with guidance and tips for delivering presentations&mdash;in person or virtually.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Outlook:&nbsp;From&nbsp;helping you to&nbsp;manage&nbsp;your&nbsp;contacts,&nbsp;inbox,&nbsp;calendar, and&nbsp;tasks, Outlook&nbsp;can organize&nbsp;your&nbsp;days and keep you working productively.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Access:&nbsp;Not everyone needs to build and maintain databases, but if that&rsquo;s part of your job, this book has all the hands-on information you need to get going:&nbsp;Build a database table, enter data, sort and&nbsp;query&nbsp;data, and filter data into report format.&nbsp;</p> </li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>Publisher:&nbsp;The Publisher book is a quick-and-dirty introduction into desktop publishing, helping you to&nbsp;design a publication using built-in&nbsp;color schemes,&nbsp;templates, fonts, and finishing touches like borders and backgrounds.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> </div> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; font-size: 14.6667px;"> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr;"> <p>The last&nbsp;three books cover material that applies to all the applications.&nbsp;Book 8&nbsp;shows you&nbsp;how to&nbsp;create charts, handle graphics and photos,&nbsp;and&nbsp;draw lines and shapes. Book 9&nbsp;provides a quick primer on customizing the Ribbon, the Quick Access&nbsp;toolbar, and the Status bar, and guidance on distributing your work&nbsp;(via printing, emailing, converting to PDF, and more).&nbsp;Finally,&nbsp;Book 10 wraps up with&nbsp;how to use&nbsp;OneDrive, especially for&nbsp;file&nbsp;sharing&nbsp;and&nbsp;online&nbsp;collaboration.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; position: relative;"> <ul style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; font-family: verdana;"> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 24px; padding: 0px; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; overflow: visible; cursor: text; clear: both; position: relative; direction: ltr; display: block; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, Calibri_MSFontService, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;"> <p>If you need to make sense of Office&nbsp;and don&rsquo;t have time to waste,&nbsp;Office 2019 All-in-One&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies&nbsp;is the&nbsp;reference you&rsquo;ll want to keep close by!&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> </div> </div>

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Office 365 For Dummies

Published 10-23-2018

<p><b>Everything you need to get productive in the Cloud with Office 365</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>With 70 million users worldwide, Microsoft Office 365 combines the familiar Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft&rsquo;s next-generation communications and collaboration services. It offers many benefits including security, reliability, compatibility with other products, over-the-air updates in the cloud that don't require anything from the user, single sign on for access to everything right away, and so much more.&nbsp;</p> <p><i>Office 365 For Dummies</i> offers a basic overview of cloud computing and goes on to cover Microsoft cloud solutions and the Office 365 product in a language you can understand. This includes an introduction to each component which leads into topics around using each feature in each application.</p> <ul> <li>Get up to speed on instant messaging&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Use audio, video, and web conferencing</li> <li>Get seamless access to the Office suite with Office Web apps</li> <li>Access information anywhere, anytime</li> </ul> <p>Office 365 is the key to office productivity &mdash;&nbsp;and now you can put it to use for you!</p>

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Office 2019 For Dummies

Published 10-16-2018

<p><b>Now updated and revised to cover the latest features of Microsoft Office 2019</b></p> <p>The world&rsquo;s leading suite of business productivity software, Microsoft Office helps users complete common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more. Whether you need accessible instruction on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, or Access&mdash;or all of the above&mdash;this handy reference makes it easier.&nbsp;</p> <p>In <i>Office X For Dummies</i>, you&rsquo;ll get help with typing and formatting text in Word, creating and navigating an Excel spreadsheet, creating a powerful PowerPoint presentation, adding color, pictures, and sound to a presentation, configuring email with Outlook, designing an Access database, and more. Information is presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the&nbsp;<i>Dummies</i>&nbsp;series for more than twenty years.</p> <ul> <li>Get insight into common tasks and advanced tools</li> <li>Find full coverage of each application in the suite</li> <li>Benefit from updated information based on the newest software release</li> <li>Make your work life easier and more efficiently</li> </ul> <p>If you need to make sense of Office X and don&rsquo;t have time to waste, this is the trusted reference you&rsquo;ll want to keep close at hand!</p>

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Office 2016 For Dummies

Published 06-20-2016

<b><i>Office 2016 For Dummies</i> (9781119293477) was previously published as <i>Office 2016 For Dummies</i> (9781119077374). While this version features a new <i>Dummies</i> cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.</b> <p><b>The bestselling Microsoft Office book of all time</b></p> <p>Packed with straightforward, friendly instruction, this updated edition of the bestselling Microsoft Office book gets you thoroughly up to speed on the latest version of the industry standard for office productivity suites. In no time, <i>Office 2016 For Dummies</i> will help you become a whiz at Word, take your Excel skills to new heights, add pizzazz to your PowerPoint presentations, and make every part of your work day more organized and productive.</p> <p>Following alongside approachable, plain-English explanations, you'll quickly discover how to type, format text, and design documents in Word; navigate and edit spreadsheets, create formulas, and analyze data in Excel; configure email, store contacts, organize tasks, and schedule your time with Outlook; create and edit well-designed and crowd-pleasing PowerPoint presentations; and design, edit, and modify an Access database. Even if the mere thought of working with Microsoft Office makes you nervous, this fun and friendly guide makes it easy.</p> <ul> <li>Helps you make sense of word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more</li> <li>Covers the five main Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access</li> <li>Walks you through the new features of Microsoft Office 2016</li> <li>Written by a veteran author who has written more than 20 For Dummies books, which account for more than three million books in print</li> </ul> <p>If you're an uninitiated user looking to make the most of this powerful suite of applications, this hands-on, friendly guide is the key to your brand new Office!</p>

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