The Missing Credits
About the Author
About the Creative Team
Nan Barber (editor) has worked with the Missing Manual series since its inception—long enough to remember booting up her computer from a floppy disk. Email: email@example.com.
Peter Meyers (editor) works as an editor at O’Reilly on the Missing Manual series. He lives with his wife and cats in New York City. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michele Filshie (copy editor) is O’Reilly’s assistant editor for Missing Manuals and editor of Don’t Get Burned on eBay. Before turning to the world of computerrelated books, Michele spent many happy years at Black Sparrow Press. She lives in Sebastopol, CA. Email: email@example.com.
Echo Swinford (technical reviewer) has spent 10 years in the medical presentations and education industry. She’s currently finishing her Master’s degree in New Media at the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis School of Informatics. Her first book, Fixing PowerPoint Annoyances, was published by O’Reilly Media in February 2006, and she has a string of tech editing credits with other publishers. Echo has been a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since early 2000. She can be contacted for projects and consulting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geetesh Bajaj (technical reviewer) has been designing PowerPoint presentations and templates for over a decade and heads Indezine, a presentation design studio based out of Hyderabad, India. His indezine.com site attracts nearly a million page views each month, and it has hundreds of free PowerPoint templates and other goodies for visitors to download. In addition, Geetesh also issues a biweekly PowerPoint newsletter on indezine.com that has tens of thousands of subscribers.
It takes a team of dedicated, hardworking professionals to turn any manuscript into a finished book, and the O’Reilly team is one of the best in the business. Extra thanks go out to Nan Barber, whose competence, surefootedness, and directness make her the kind of editor every author dreams of; Echo Swinford and Geetesh Bajaj, whose experience and dead-eye accuracy helped shape this book immeasurably; and Pete Meyers, who made sure the trains ran on time (while still managing to be a genuinely nice guy).
—E. A. Vander Veer
The Missing Manual Series
Missing Manuals are witty, superbly written guides to computer products that don’t come with printed manuals (which is just about all of them). Each book features a handcrafted index and RepKover, a detached-spine binding that lets the book lie perfectly flat without the assistance of weights or cinder blocks.
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