Microsoft® Office 2013: A Skills Approach
Microsoft® Office 2013: A Skills Approach

Microsoft® Office 2013: A Skills Approach

1st Edition
By Inc. Triad Interactive
Copyright: 2014

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ISBN10: 0073516457 | ISBN13: 9780073516455


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Chapter 1: An Introduction to Office 2013

Opening Files

Closing Files

Getting to Know the Office 2013 User Interface

Using the Start Page

Changing Account Information

Chaning the Look of Office

Working in Protected View

Picking Up Where You Left Off

Creating a New Blank File

Using Help

Working with File Properties

Saving Files to a Local Drive

Saving Files to SkyDrive

Saving Files with a New Name

Closing the Application

Word 2013

01 Getting Started with Word 2013

Introduction to Word 2013

Entering and Deleting Text

Selecting Text

Checking Spelling and Grammar as You Type

Checking Spelling

Using Undo and Redo

Finding Text

Replacing Text

Using Copy and Paste

Using Cut and Paste

Using Paste Options

Using the Clipboard

Zooming a Document

Using Word Count

02 Formatting Text and Paragraphs

Using Bold, Italic, and Underline

Changing Fonts

Changing Font Sizes

Changing Text Case

Changing Font Colors

Applying Highlights

Applying Text Effects

Using Format Painter

Clearing Formatting

Creating Bulleted Lists

Creating Numbered Lists

Using Quick Styles

Changing Paragraph Alignment

Changing Line Spacing

Revealing Formatting Marks

Changing the Spacing Between Paragraphs

Changing Indents

Displaying the Ruler

Using Tab Stops

03 Formatting and Printing Documents

Applying Document Themes

Applying Style Sets

Using Color Themes

Using Font Themes

Creating Watermarks

Adding Headers

Adding Footers

Adding the Date and Time to the Header

Inserting Page Numbers

Inserting Building Blocks

Inserting Property Controls

Inserting Hyperlinks

Adjusting Margins

Inserting Page Breaks

Adding Page Borders

Adding a Cover Page

Previewing and Printing a Document

Printing Multiple Copies of a Document

Printing Page Ranges

04 Working with Graphics, Tables, and Charts

Inserting Online Pictures

Resizing Pictures

Changing Picture Layouts

Moving Pictures

Inserting a Picture

Positioning Pictures

Applying Quick Styles to Pictures

Inserting SmartArt

Inserting a Shape

Adding WordArt to Documents

Adding an Online Video

Creating a Table

Entering Data in a Table

Inserting Rows and Columns

Deleting Columns, Rows, and Cells

Sizing Tables, Columns, and Rows

Merging and Splitting Cells

Sorting Data in a Table

Adding Borders to a Table

Applying Table Quick Styles

Creating a Chart

Modifying a Chart

05 Working with Reports, References, and Mailings

Using AutoCorrect

Checking Grammar

Using the Thesaurus

Using the Tabs Dialog

Using Tab Leaders

Inserting a Table of Contents

Inserting Footnotes and Endnotes

Adding a Caption

Selecting a Reference Style

Adding Citations to Documents

Creating a Bibliography

Marking Entries

Creating an Index

Using Views

Using Read Mode

Creating a New Document Using a Template

Starting a Mail Merge

Selecting Recipients

Adding an Address Block

Adding a Greeting Line

Previewing and Finishing the Merge

Creating Envelopes

Creating Labels

Excel 2013

01 Getting Started with Excel 2013

Introduction to Excel 2010

Navigating a Workbook

Working in Protected View

Entering and Editing Text and Numbers in Cells

Applying Number Formats

Entering Dates and Applying Date Formats

Inserting Data Using AutoFill

Entering Simple Formulas

Understanding Absolute and Relative References

Using Functions in Formulas

Using AutoSum to Insert a SUM Function

Calculating Totals with the Quick Analysis Tool

Using the Status Bar

Changing the Zoom Level

Creating a New Workbook Using a Template

Arranging Workbooks

Checking Spelling

Previewing and Printing a Worksheet

02 Formatting Cells

Cutting, Copying and Pasting Cells

Using Paste Options

Using Undo and Redo in Excel

Wrapping Text in Cells

Inserting and Deleting Cells

Aligning Cells

Merging Cells and Splitting Merged Cells

Applying Bold, Italic, and Underline

Changing Fonts, Font Size, and Font Color

Adding Borders

Adding Shading with Fill Color

Applying Cell Styles

Using Format Painter with Excel

Applying Conditional Formatting using the Quick Analysis Tool

Applying Conditional Formatting with Data Bars, Color Scales, and Icon Sets

Applying Conditional Formatting with Highlight Cells Rules

Applying Conditional Formatting with Top/Bottom Rules

Removing Conditional Formatting

Clearing Cell Content

Using Find and Replace

Replacing Formatting

Setting and Clearing the Print Area

03 Using Formulas and Functions

Using the Function Arguments Dialog to Enter Functions

Using Formula AutoComplete to Enter Functions

Calculating Averages

Creating Formulas Using Counting Functions

Finding Minimum and Maximum Values

Using Date and Time Functions

Formatting Text Using Functions

Using CONCATENATE to Combine Text

Naming Ranges of Cells

Working with Named Ranges

Updating Named Ranges with the Name Manager

Editing and Deleting Names with the Name Manager

Using the Logical Function IF

Calculating Loan Payments Using the PMT Function

Creating Formulas Referencing Data from Other Worksheets

Finding Data using the VLOOKUP Function

Checking Formulas for Errors

Finding Errors Using Trace Precedents and Trace Dependents

Displaying and Printing Formulas

04 Formatting Worksheets and Managing the Workbook Inserting Worksheets

Naming Worksheets

Changing the Color of Sheet Tabs

Moving and Copying Worksheets

Deleting Worksheets

Grouping Worksheets

Applying Themes

Modifying Column Widths and Row Heights

Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns

Freezing and Unfreezing Rows and Columns

Hiding and Unhiding Rows and Columns

Splitting Workbooks

Changing the Worksheet View

Adding Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Breaks

Showing and Hiding Worksheet Elements

Changing Worksheet Orientation

Setting Up Margins for Printing

Scaling Worksheets for Printing

Printing Titles

Printing Selections, Worksheets, and Workbooks

05 Adding Charts and Analysing Data

Exploring Charts

Using the Recommended Charts Feature

Inserting a Column Chart or a Bar Chart

Inserting a Pie Chart

Inserting a Line Chart

Moving a Chart

Showing and Hiding Chart Elements

Applying Quick Styles and Colors to Charts

Changing the Chart Type

Filtering Chart Data

Converting Data into Tables

Adding Total Rows to Tables

Applying Quick Styles to Tables

Removing Duplicate Rows from Tables

Converting Tables to Ranges

Sorting Data

Filtering Data

Filtering Table Data with Slicers

Inserting Sparklines

Analysing Data with Goal Seek

Analysing Data with Data Tables

Creating PivotTables Using Recommended PivotTables

Creating a PivotChart from a PivotTable

Access 2013

01 Getting Started with Access 2013

Introduction to Access 2013

Working with Security Warnings

Organising Objects in the Navigation Pane

Understanding and Viewing Table Relationships

Switching between Database Object Views

Navigating Records

Creating a New Record in a Table

Creating a New Record in a Form

Finding and Replacing Data

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Data

Using Undo and Redo

Deleting Records

Checking Spelling

Deleting and Renaming Database Objects

Exporting Data to Excel or Word

Exporting Data to a PDF File

Previewing and Printing Database Objects

Using Compact and Repair

Backing Up a Database

02 Working with Tables

Designing a Table

Creating and Saving a Table in Datasheet View

Renaming Fields

Adding Fields in Datasheet View

Using Quick Start to Add Related Fields

Adjusting Table Column Widths

Creating a Table in Design View

Inserting Fields in Design View

Setting the Primary Key

Deleting Fields

Changing Data Type

Formatting Fields

Modifying Field Properties

Applying an Input Mask from Design View

Working with Attachment Fields

Adding a Total Row to a Table

Adding a Lookup Field from another Table

Adding a Lookup Field from a List

Creating Relationships

03 Working with Forms and Reports

Creating a Single Record Form Based on a Table or Query

Creating a Multiple Items Form

Creating a Split Form

Creating a Form Using the Form Wizard

Creating a New Blank Form

Adding Fields to a Form in Layout View

Creating a Basic Report Based on a Table or Query

Creating a Report Using the Report Wizard

Creating a New Blank Report

Adding Fields to a Report in Layout View

Formatting Controls

Applying a Theme

Resizing Controls

Moving and Arranging Controls

Adding Design Elements to Form and Report Headers

Adding Page Numbers to Reports

Grouping Records in a Report

Adding Totals to a Report

Previewing and Printing a Report

Controlling the Page Setup of a Report for Printing

04 Using Queries and Organizing Information

Using the Simple Query Wizard

Creating a Query in Design View

Adding Text Criteria to a Query

Adding Numeric and Date Criteria to a Query

Using AND and OR in a Query

Specifying the Sort Order in a Query

Hiding and Showing Fields in a Query

Adding a Calculated Field to a Query

Finding Unmatched Data Using a Query

Finding Duplicate Data Using a Query

Using a Parameter Query

Filter Data Using AutoFilter

Filter Data Using Filter by Selection

Sorting Records in a Datasheet

PowerPoint 2013

01 Getting Started with PowerPoint 2013

Introduction to PowerPoint 2013

Designing Presentations

Understanding Views

Using the Slides Pane

Creating a New Presentation Using a Template

Adding Slides to Presentations

Changing Slide Layouts

Adding Text to Placeholders

Changing the Size of a Placeholder

Applying Character Effects

Changing Fonts and Font Sizes

Changing the Color of Text

Using the Format Painter

Clearing Formatting

Aligning Text

Changing Line Spacing

Adding Columns to Text Placeholders

Using Find

Using Replace

Using Undo and Redo

02 Adding Content to Slides

Opening a Word Outline as a Presentation

Using the Outline View

Using Copy and Paste

Using Cut and Paste

Using the Office Clipboard

Adding Bulleted Lists

Adding Numbered Lists

Adding WordArt to Slides

Understanding the Content Placeholder

Creating Tables in Presentations

Adding Charts to Slides

Adding SmartArt to Slides

Adding Shapes to Slides

Adding Text Boxes to Slides

Adding Online Images to Slides

Adding Pictures to Slides

Adding Online Audio to Slides

Adding Online Video to Slides

03 Formatting Presentations

Changing the Presentation Theme

Using Theme Variants

Applying Slide Transitions

Changing the Size of Slides

Changing the Slide Background

Applying Quick Styles to Text Boxes

Applying Fill Colors to Text Boxes

Applying Outlines to Text Boxes

Applying Quick Styles to Tables

Using the Picture Styles Gallery

Applying Preset Picture Effects

Aligning Images

Changing the Size of Images

Using Guides

Using Gridlines and the Ruler

Inserting Slide Numbers

Adding Headers

Adding Footers

Applying Animation Effects

Modifying Animations

Using Animation Painter

04 Managing and Delivering Presentations

Deleting Slides from Presentations
Changing the Order of Slides
Copying and Pasting Slides
Adding Sections to Presentations
Hiding Slides
Adding Hyperlinks to Slides
Checking Spelling
Rehearsing Timings
Starting the Slide Show
Navigating the Slide Show
Using Presentation Tools
Using Presenter View
Printing Presentations
Customizing Handout Masters
Printing Handouts
Adding Notes
Adding Comments