This book is for users of Microsoft Office 2013 who want to get to the heart of Office without wasting time. Don’t look in this book to find out how the different applications in the Office suite work. Look in this book to find out how you can get your work done better and faster with these applications.

I show you everything you need to make the most of each of the Office applications. On the way, you have a laugh or two. No matter how much or how little skill you bring to the table, this book will make you a better, more proficient, more confident user of the Office 2013 applications.

What’s in This Book, Anyway?

This book, comprising ten mini-books, is your guide to making the most of the Office applications. It’s jam-packed with how-to’s, advice, shortcuts, and tips. Here’s a bare outline of the ten mini-books of this book:

check Book I: Common Office Tasks: Looks into the many commands and features that are common to all or several of the Office programs. Master the material in Book I and you will be well on your way to mastering all the programs. Book I explains handling text, the proofing tools, and speed techniques that can make you more productive in most of the Office applications.

check Book II: Word 2013: Explains the numerous features in Office’s word processor, including ...

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