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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows® 8.1 Edition, Seventh Edition by Michael Miller

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24. Doing Office Work

When it comes to doing office work—writing letters and reports, crunching budgets, and creating presentations—you need a particular type of app called an office suite. In reality, an office suite is a combination of different programs, each designed to perform a specific task.

The most common office suite components are a word processor (for writing letters and memos), a spreadsheet (for crunching your numbers), and a presentation program (for creating and giving presentations to small and large groups). With these ...

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