Chapter 1. Introduction

Imagine waking up one morning and finding everything you knew, or thought you knew, had been flipped over 180the sun was green, the sky orange, and you were suddenly no longer a seasoned computer professional but instead a 10-year-old kid sitting in elementary school again. That's kind of how most of us felt when we sat down in front of Office 2007 for the first timeor the first few dozen times.

It's a whole new ballgame.

Once the shock begins to wear off, however, you can see some glimmer of hope. Things are different, certainly, but not so different that you can't function. There are some interesting new kids on the block but most of your old friends are still aroundjust pimped out in some fancy new clothes. You still use ...

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