Chapter 1

Introducing Microsoft Office 2019


check Starting an Office 2019 program

check Learning the Ribbon

check Customizing an Office 2019 program

check Exiting from Office 2019

Microsoft Office 2019 consists of five core programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook, and each program specializes in manipulating different data. Word manipulates text; Excel manipulates numbers; PowerPoint manipulates text and pictures to create a slide show; Access manipulates organized, repetitive data such as inventories; and Outlook manipulates personal information such as email addresses and phone numbers.

Although each Office 2019 program stores and manipulates different types of data, they all work in similar ways. First, you have to enter data into an Office 2019 program by typing on the keyboard or loading data from an existing file. Second, you have to tell Office 2019 how to manipulate your data, such as underlining, sorting, arranging, or deleting it. Third, you have to save your data as a file.

To help you understand this three-step process of entering, manipulating, and saving data, ...

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