O'Reilly logo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Easy Office 2016

Book Description

Easy Office 2016

See it done. do it yourself. It’s that Easy! Easy Office 2016 teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from Office 2016. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to make the most of the new features and tools of Office 2016. No need to feel intimidated; we’ll hold your hand every step of the way.

Learn how to…

• Get super productive with Office 2016’s powerful new tools

• Create, edit, and read Office files on the Web and mobile devices

• Craft high-impact documents with powerful visuals

• Prepare and analyze data visually with Excel charts and PivotTables

• Make winning presentations with PowerPoint’s new tools; even add audio and video

• Work with others to review and refine your documents

• Use Outlook to take control of your messages, schedules, and tasks

• Take notes anywhere with OneNote; never forget a great idea again

• Use Publisher’s powerful publishing tools to create brochures, newsletters, postcards, flyers, and more

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Table of Contents
  5. Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. It’s as Easy as 1-2-3
  12. Introduction to Easy Office 2016
    1. Who This Book Is For
    2. How This Book Is Organized
  13. Chapter 1. Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2016
    1. Microsoft Office 2016 Start Screen (Word)
    2. Using the Ribbon
    3. Exploring Backstage View
    4. Using the Quick Access Toolbar
    5. Using the Mini Toolbar
    6. Using Contextual Tabs
    7. Using Task Panes
  14. Chapter 2. Working with Office Applications
    1. Exploring Office
    2. Setting Up Your Account
    3. Opening a File
    4. Using the Clipboard to Cut, Copy, and Paste
    5. Saving a File to Your Computer
    6. Saving as a PDF or an XPS Document
    7. Sharing a File with Other People
    8. Exploring Other Sharing Options
    9. Printing a File
    10. Closing a File
    11. Customizing Office
    12. Using the Tell Me Box
    13. Getting Help
    14. Using Insights to Search the Web
  15. Chapter 3. Working with Text
    1. Formatting Text on the Home Tab (Word)
    2. Using the Font Dialog Box to Format Text
    3. Aligning Text
    4. Replacing Text
    5. Inserting WordArt
    6. Formatting WordArt
    7. Checking Spelling
  16. Chapter 4. Working with Pictures
    1. Picture Tools–Format Tab
    2. Inserting a Picture from Your Computer
    3. Inserting an Online Picture
    4. Enhancing a Picture
    5. Applying a Picture Style
    6. Applying a Picture Border
    7. Resizing a Picture
    8. Cropping a Picture
  17. Chapter 5. Working with Shapes, SmartArt, and Screenshots
    1. Insert Tab
    2. Inserting a Shape
    3. Formatting a Shape
    4. Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
    5. Inserting a Screenshot
  18. Chapter 6. Using Microsoft Office on the Web and Mobile Devices
    1. Exploring OneDrive
    2. Getting Started with OneDrive
    3. Creating a New Folder
    4. Managing Folders
    5. Uploading Files to OneDrive
    6. Creating a New File in OneDrive
    7. Editing a File in OneDrive
    8. Managing Files in OneDrive
    9. Downloading OneDrive
    10. Getting Started with Office Online
    11. Installing Office on a Mobile Device
    12. Using Office on a Mobile Device
  19. Chapter 7. Creating a Document in Microsoft Word
    1. Navigating the Word Program Screen
    2. Starting a Blank Document
    3. Starting a New Document
    4. Selecting Text
    5. Creating a Document from a Template
    6. Creating Bulleted Lists
    7. Creating Numbered Lists
    8. Changing Text Color
    9. Applying Styles
    10. Adding Quick Parts
    11. Creating Custom Quick Parts
    12. Creating a Table
    13. Creating a Quick Table
    14. Applying a Table Style
    15. Inserting Rows and Columns
    16. Deleting Rows and Columns
    17. Deleting a Table
    18. Merging Table Cells
    19. Splitting Table Cells
  20. Chapter 8. Enhancing Word Documents
    1. Adding Headers and Footers in Word
    2. Inserting a Cover Page
    3. Inserting a Blank Page
    4. Inserting a Page Break
    5. Inserting Page Numbers
    6. Adding Headers and Footers
    7. Editing Headers and Footers
    8. Inserting a Text Box
    9. Inserting a Drop Cap
    10. Inserting a Date
    11. Inserting a Symbol
    12. Inserting a Hyperlink
    13. Inserting a Bookmark
  21. Chapter 9. Controlling Page Layout
    1. Controlling Page Layout in Word
    2. Changing Page Margins
    3. Modifying Page Orientation
    4. Changing Page Size
    5. Creating Columns
    6. Applying Page Borders
    7. Adding Indents on the Home Tab
    8. Adding Indents on the Layout Tab
    9. Changing Line Spacing
    10. Controlling Paragraph Spacing
    11. Setting Tabs
    12. Applying a Theme
  22. Chapter 10. Reviewing and Viewing Word Documents
    1. Reviewing Tools in Word
    2. Tracking Changes with Document Reviewers
    3. Adding Comments
    4. Viewing Document Markup
    5. Accepting or Rejecting Changes
    6. Exploring Document Views
    7. Zooming In and Out of Documents
  23. Chapter 11. Creating an Excel Workbook
    1. Getting Started with Excel
    2. Creating a Workbook from a Template
    3. Creating a Blank Workbook
    4. Navigating the Worksheet Screen
    5. Entering Data
    6. Inserting a New Row
    7. Inserting a New Column
    8. Deleting Rows and Columns
    9. Inserting a New Worksheet
    10. Renaming Worksheet Tabs
    11. Deleting a Worksheet
    12. Hiding a Worksheet
    13. Protecting a Workbook with a Password
  24. Chapter 12. Formatting Worksheet Data
    1. Formatting Basics
    2. Wrapping Text
    3. Merging and Centering Text
    4. Formatting Numbers
    5. Applying Cell Styles
    6. Formatting as a Table
    7. Adjusting Column Width
    8. Adjusting Row Height
    9. Finding Data
    10. Freezing Panes
    11. Sorting Data
    12. Filtering Data
  25. Chapter 13. Working with Cell Formulas and Functions
    1. Cell Formula Basics
    2. Creating a Simple Formula
    3. Copying Formulas Using Fill
    4. Creating a Compound Formula
    5. Creating an Absolute Reference in a Formula
    6. Using the SUM Function
    7. Using the AutoSum Button
    8. Using the AVERAGE Function
  26. Chapter 14. Working with Charts, PivotTables, and Sparklines
    1. Chart and PivotTable Tools
    2. Inserting a Chart
    3. Applying a Chart Style
    4. Modifying a Chart
    5. Creating a PivotTable
    6. Adding a Sparkline
  27. Chapter 15. Creating and Managing PowerPoint Presentations
    1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    2. Creating a New PowerPoint Presentation
    3. Exploring Normal View
    4. Adding Slides to Your Presentation
    5. Adding a Slide with a Bullet List
    6. Adding Sections to Your Presentation
    7. Creating a Presentation Outline
  28. Chapter 16. Editing and Formatting Presentations
    1. PowerPoint Design Options
    2. Applying a New Slide Layout
    3. Applying a New Theme
    4. Formatting a Slide’s Background
    5. Organizing Your Presentation with Slide Sorter View
    6. Copying and Moving Slides from One Presentation to Another
    7. Deleting a Slide
    8. Using Slide Masters
    9. Inserting a Hyperlink to the Web
    10. Inserting a Hyperlink to Another Slide in Your Presentation
    11. Adding Headers and Footers
    12. Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word
    13. Printing Your Presentation
  29. Chapter 17. Working with Audio, Video, and Animation
    1. Animations Tab and Pane
    2. Inserting Online Video
    3. Inserting a Video Clip from Your Computer
    4. Formatting Video Clips
    5. Inserting an Audio Clip from Your Computer
    6. Setting Slide Transitions
    7. Animating Slide Objects
    8. Customizing Animations on the Animation Pane
  30. Chapter 18. Reviewing and Making Presentations
    1. Slide Show Tab
    2. Adding Comments
    3. Managing Comments
    4. Comparing Presentations
    5. Setting Up a Slide Show
    6. Rehearsing Timings
    7. Recording Voice Narrations
    8. Presenting Your Show
    9. Presenting Online
    10. Exploring Presenter View
    11. Creating Videos from PowerPoint Presentations
  31. Chapter 19. Sending and Receiving Messages
    1. Navigating the Outlook Program Screen
    2. Add an Email Account
    3. Exploring the Outlook Layout
    4. Sending an Email Message
    5. Receiving and Reading Your Email
    6. Replying to a Message
    7. Forwarding a Message
    8. Attaching Files to a Message
    9. Creating an Email Signature
    10. Creating Email Rules to Manage Spam
  32. Chapter 20. Organizing and Scheduling in Outlook
    1. Navigating the Outlook Calendar
    2. Viewing Your Contacts
    3. Adding a New Contact
    4. Emailing a Contact
    5. Viewing the Calendar
    6. Scheduling an Appointment
    7. Scheduling a Meeting
    8. Sharing Your Calendar
    9. Creating a Task
    10. Managing Tasks
    11. Creating Notes
    12. Subscribing to RSS Feeds
  33. Chapter 21. Creating Notebooks
    1. Adding Notes in a Notebook
    2. Creating a New Notebook
    3. Adding a Page Title
    4. Creating a Section
    5. Moving a Section
    6. Adding Notes
    7. Adding Pages
    8. Creating Subpages
    9. Adding a Picture
    10. Applying Tags
    11. Inserting Links
    12. Applying a Template
    13. Change Notebook Views
  34. Chapter 22. Enhancing and Managing Notebooks
    1. Adding Video to a Notebook
    2. Attaching Files
    3. Inserting Tables
    4. Recording Audio
    5. Recording Video
    6. Adding a Timestamp
    7. Emailing a Page
    8. Drawing in Your Notebook
    9. Sending a Task to Outlook
    10. Viewing a Task in Outlook
  35. Chapter 23. Creating Publications
    1. Getting Started with Publisher
    2. Creating a New Publication from a Template
    3. Creating a New Blank Publication
    4. Viewing a Publication
    5. Replacing Text in a Template
    6. Replacing a Picture in a Template
  36. Chapter 24. Enhancing and Managing Publications
    1. Formatting Publication Text
    2. Applying a Color Scheme
    3. Applying a Background
    4. Inserting a New Page
    5. Drawing a Text Box
    6. Inserting a Picture Placeholder
    7. Inserting Headers and Footers
    8. Inserting Page Numbers
    9. Inserting Page Parts
    10. Inserting Borders and Accents
    11. Inserting a Table
    12. Inserting Business Information
    13. Managing Publication Pages
    14. Running the Design Checker
    15. Saving a Publication for Commercial Printing
  37. Glossary
  38. Index