Microsoft Works Suite For Dummies

[The Gurus recommend:]

By David C. Kay.
December 1998, 432 pages, US19.99 ISBN 0764504770

The programs of Microsoft Works Suite are the first programs many new PC users encounter, and this book provides the single most comprehensive AND most introductory level coverage of PC software the new user can get. Coverage ranges from an extensive appendix of PC basics to e-mail and web browsing. Analyze and organize with Works spreadsheets and databases. Create perfect business and personal documents with Microsoft Word or Works' automated Wizards and templates. Get online with Internet Explorer and Outlook Express, and get on-time with Works Calendar. Put Microsoft Money to work on your finances, create and send greeting cards and banners, and research subjects interactively using the Encarta encyclopedia.

Table of Contents

Part I: Putting Works to Work
Chapter 1:Works' Task Launcher and Other Basics
Chapter 2:Spreading Your First Sheets
Chapter 3:Making Calculations
Chapter 4:Formatting and Printing Your Spreadsheets
Chapter 5: Creating Charts From Spreadsheets
Chapter 6: Organizing Your Data With a Database
Chapter 7: Getting Results From Your Database
Chapter 8: Word Processing in Works
Chapter 9: Works Wizardry for Popular Tasks
Chapter 10: Dating Yourself with Works' Calendar

Part II: Putting Words In Word
Chapter 11: Creating and Editing A Document
Chapter 12: Controlling Appearances and Printing
Chapter 13: Dressing Your Document Up and Sending It Out
Chapter 14: Adding Graphics, Charts, and Sidebars

Part III: Learning to Love Money
Chapter 15: Setting Up Bank and Check Accounts
Chapter 16: Doing Bank and Check Transactions
Chapter 17: Planning and Analyzing
Chapter 18: Investing With Money

Part IV: 'Netting Ventured, 'Netting Gained
Chapter 19: Gearing Up for the Internet
Chapter 20: Exploring With Internet Explorer
Chapter 21: Jungle Drumming: E-mail & News

Part V: Entertaining Enlightenment
Chapter 22: Encyclopedic Enlightenment: Encarta
Chapter 23: Entertaining Your Friends: Greetings!

Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 24: Ten Nifty Tricks
Chapter 25: Ten Things NOT to Do

Appendix: Clues for the Clueless: PC Basics

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