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Office 2008 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies® by Jim Gordon, Geetesh Bajaj

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Chapter VI.2. Overviewing and Sharing Projects

In This Chapter

  • Working in the Projects list

  • Clicking the tabs

  • Customizing the Overview tab

  • Sharing your project

  • Using a shortcut

As you might expect, Project Center has a place where you can view all your projects at the same time and then switch easily from one to another. That place is the Overview tab, which we talk about in this chapter. The Overview tab is also where you get an overview (makes sense, right?) of individual projects with customizable blocks that let you choose which aspects of your project you want to view. In this chapter, we also discuss how you can share a project by using Project Center's sharing capabilities.

The windows and layout of Entourage's Project Center are similar to the other Entourage applications. For more on Entourage, see Book V, which covers topics such as ordering the lists in the interface, right-clicking and Control-clicking to get pop-up menus, and using Search to create custom views. If you haven't created a project yet, turn to Chapter 1 of this minibook.

Lurking in the Projects List

When you first get into Project Center from the New Project Wizard (see Chapter 1 in this minibook for more on this wizard), the Projects window appears, featuring a list of projects, as shown in Figure 2-1.

The Projects list is a bit like a fork in the road: You can continue in two different ways, and the route you choose depends on what you want to see in Project Center's interface. You can open a project

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