Want to save time while surfing the Web or balancing a virtual checkbook? This 2-panel (4-page) guide points out helpful shortcuts that can be found within the most popular Windows PC and Apple Macintosh software, including: * Windows Operating System (including Vista) * Access * FrontPage * PowerPoint * Publisher * QuarkXPress * InDesign * Quicken * UNIX/Linux * Internet Explorer * Mozilla Firefox * Opera * Apple Macintosh * Plus, special character shortcuts for word processing
4-page laminated quick reference guide showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for how to use Microsoft Windows 8. Includes touch interface. The following topics are covered: Getting Started: Starting Windows/Login; The Start Screen; Windows Store Apps and Desktop Apps; Accessing the Desktop; Starting a Desktop or Windows Store App; Accessories (Calculator, Notepad, etc.); Switching Between Apps and Desktop Windows - Using the Switch List; Closing a Windows Store App; Closing a Desktop Window or App; Windows Charms, Using the Share Charm; Searching; Working with Multiple Monitors; Opening Files, Folders and Libraries; Saving a Document; Using the Shortcut Menu; Showing Windows Store App Commands and Navigation. Organizing Tiles & Apps: Creating a Tile Group; Naming a Tile Group; Rearranging Start Screen Tiles; Adding an App Tile to the Start Screen; Creating Secondary Tiles; Always Show a Windows Store App (Snapping). Working on the Desktop: Pinning a Desktop App to the Taskbar; Using Taskbar Jump Lists (Recently Used Files, Pinned Files, Common Tasks);Pinning Files to Taskbar Jump Lists; Switching Between Windows Using the Taskbar; Resizing a Desktop Window; Moving a Desktop Window; Making a Desktop Window Large (Maximize); Hiding a Desktop Window (Minimize); Using the Notification Area (Printing, Security, Sound, etc.). File Management: Folders, Libraries & Favorites: Starting File Explorer; Working with the Ribbon; Navigation Pane, Preview Pane & Details Pane; Changing How Items are Displayed, Changing Views, Grouping & Sorting; Navigating Folders in File Explorer; Opening a Second Explorer Window; Creating a Folder; Renaming Files or Folders; Working with Libraries; Selecting Multiple Items, Selecting with Checkboxes; Moving and Copying Files and Folders, Moving and Copying with Cut, Copy & Paste; Creating a Shortcut to a Document, Folder, or Other Item; Zipping Files or Folders; Deleting Files or Folders; Pinning to Start; Adding a Folder or Library to Favorites; Searching in File Explorer; Burning to a CD/DVD. Settings & Troubleshooting: Using the Settings Charm; Using the Control Panel; Setting up WiFi; Using Airplane Mode; What to Try if an App Freezes. Users & Security: Viewing a Password While Typing; Changing Users; Ending your Windows Session; Changing Login Password; Creating a Picture Password; Getting Help.
Laminated quick reference guide showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for how to use Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac Introduction. Written with Beezix's trademark focus on clarity, accuracy, and the user's perspective, this guide will be a valuable resource to improve your proficiency in using Word 2016 for Mac. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide, for any type of user. The following topics are covered:Setting up the PageMoving and Copying TextChanging Line and Paragraph SpacingParagraph AlignmentShowing/Hiding Special CharactersDisplaying RulersCreating Bulleted & Numbered ListsCopying FormattingGoing to a PageMoving Quickly to the Next Page, Table, Graphic, Heading, etc.Using the Sidebar to NavigateDocument Views: Print Layout View, Web Layout view, Outline View, Draft View, Full Screen View.Using the Highlighter.Creating a Text BoxInserting a Page Break, Creating and Editing Headers and Footers.No Header or Footer on the First PageCreating a Cover Page. Using Smart Lookup & ThesaurusChecking Spelling, GrammarAutoCorrectAutoTextSetting Default FontUser InformationPrinting Envelopes and Labels.Also includes: Lists of Selection, Movement, Editing and Formatting Shortcuts.
Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-11-08
Get the most out of your MacBook Your new MacBook is sleek and powerful, and this down-to-earth guide makes it easier than ever to navigate, personalize, and maximize what it can help you accomplish. From taking it out of the box and turning it on for the first time to file storage and security, to downloading apps and working with iCloud, MacBook For Dummies helps you discover—all in one place—everything your laptop can do. Ultra-light, ultra-fast, and ultra-powerful, the MacBook is the coolest laptop around, and longtime Mac guru Mark L. Chambers is just the guy you want showing you the ropes. Inside, he shows you how to navigate the Mac desktop, customize your settings, surf the web and set up email, hook into a network, transfer your important documents from another PC or Mac, and troubleshoot with ease. You'll also get the inside scoop on the fun stuff like FaceTime video calling, Messages, Reminders, photos, videos, music, the Mac App Store, and more. Explore the new OS X Be productive with Keynote and Pages Get creative with Photos and iMovie Find tips for maintenance and security Whether you're a PC convert or a seasoned Apple enthusiast, this book helps you get the most of your magnificent MacBook!
With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, which now runs on both desktop PCs and tablets, but the overhaul was not without hitches and its dueling UIs (one designed for touch, the other for keyboards and mice) created significant confusion for users. Windows 10 (a free update to users of Windows 8 or Windows 7) fixes a number of the problems introduced by the revolution in Windows 8 and offers plenty of new features along, such as the new Spartan web browser, Cortana voice-activated “personal assistant,” new universal apps (that run on tablet, phone, and computer), and more. But to really get the most out of the new operating system, you’re going to need a guide. Thankfully, Windows 10: The Missing Manual will be there to help. Like its predecessors, this book from the founder of Yahoo Tech, previous New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners, veteran standalone PC users, new tablet owners, and those who know their way around a network.
Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-09-30
The bestselling beginner's guide to Microsoft Word Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book, Dan Gookin, this new edition of Word For Dummies quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's number-one word processing software. In a friendly, human, and often irreverent manner, it focuses on the needs of the beginning Word user, offering clear and simple guidance on everything you need to know about Microsoft Word 2016, minus the chin-scratching tech jargon. Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide will get you going with the latest installment of Microsoft Word. In no time, you'll begin editing, formatting, proofing, and dressing up your Word documents like a pro. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on mastering more advanced skills, like formatting multiple page elements, developing styles, building distinctive templates, and adding creative flair to your documents with images and tables. Covers the new and improved features found in the latest version of the software, Word 2016 Shows you how to master a word processor's seven basic tasks Explains why you can't always trust the spell checker Offers little-known keyboard shortcuts If you're new to Word and want to spend more time on your actual work than figuring out how to make it work for you, this new edition of Word 2016 For Dummies has you covered.
Author: Bernd Held
Publisher: Wordware Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Easy to use and equipped with a variety of functions, Microsoft Excel is the tool of choice when it comes to crunching numbers, building charts, and analyzing tables. But most users only scratch the surface of the program’s functionality, especially the built-in formulas designed to make everyday operations and real-world tasks more efficient. Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas demonstrates the secrets of Excel functions through the use of practical and useful examples in a quick reference format. Topics include logical, text, date and time, basic statistical, mathematical, financial, database, and lookup and reference functions as well as conditional formatting with formulas, array formulas, and user-defined functions. This book’s extensive examples make it an excellent tutorial for all Excel users who want to understand, create, and apply formulas. Intermediate and advanced users will find Microsoft Excel Functions & Formulas an excellent reference to many of the program’s advanced formulas and functions.
The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With The AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entries—including more than 200 new ones—detailing the AP’s rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. You’ll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as: · When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated?· What are the general definitions of the major religious movements?· Which companies do the big media conglomerates own?· Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth?· How should box scores for baseball games be filed?· What constitutes “fair use”?· What exactly does the Freedom of Information Act cover? With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors, and students cannot afford to be without.
Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-11-19
The bestselling PC reference on the planet—now available in its 13th edition Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also targeting those who are familiar with PCs, but need to get up to speed on the latest version of Windows. This hands-on guide takes the dread out of working with a personal computer. Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 9 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online, media management tips, and even basic topics you're probably too shy to ask a friend about. Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it up Configure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the Internet Find your way around Windows 9 OS with ease and confidence Play movies and music, view photos, and explore social media If you're a first-time PC user at home or at work or just need to brush up on the latest technological advancements, the new edition of this bestselling guide gets you up and running fast.
Author: Mark LaFay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Get the most out of your Google Chromebook Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and a little—or a lot—intimidated by the technology? You've come to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks you through setting up the device, transitioning from traditional computers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suit your needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applying advanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-step guidance and helpful information inside, there's no reason to break a sweat. Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek—and with Google driving the initiative, they're impossible to ignore. So it's no wonder they're gaining popularity and enticing people from all walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC or laptop. If you're one of those people and want to make the most of your experience, this book is a practical user's guide to all things Chromebook. Covers all Chromebooks on the market Provides coverage of all Chromebook features in an easy-to-follow manner Serves as the go-to reference for successfully using a Chromebook Includes step-by-step coverage of everything you'll encounter with your Chromebook If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize the performance of your Google Chromebook, you'll turn to this friendly guide time and again.
Author: Elaine Marmel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2018-02-21
Get your QuickBooks in the Cloud! Searching for a cloud-based solution for your small business? Master the fundamentals of QuickBooks Online, the world's most popular software for fast and easy mobile accounting! QuickBooks Online For Dummies teaches about building the perfect budget, processing payroll, simplifying tax return preparation, creating invoices and credit memos, managing inventory, sharing your data with your accountant, generating income statements and financial reports, and balancing accounts—all with quick and easy access to this cloud-based software through an internet connection. QuickBooks Online brings this software to your browser for a monthly fee, allowing you access to its tools from any device with an internet connection. For the money, it provides a good value and a reasonable assortment of features to meet the needs of small business owners looking to make their accounting tasks easier and more manageable. And now you too can benefit from all it has to offer! Deal with billing and payroll Track expenses and sales Enjoy automatic data backup Seamlessly integrate with third-party apps It's never been easier to run your business from the cloud with QuickBooks accounting software. Your data automatically syncs across your devices so you can work from your car, office, or kitchen table!
In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users. Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware. With this book, you'll learn how to: Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network
This book tells you every keyboard shortcut of windows 10 you should know. Shortcutting is very crucial in computing world or what I call computing community, not just because of its productivity but also for the fact that it reduces R.S.I (Repetitive Syndrome Injury). Your computing style will not be complete without shortcutting. Improve your style today. Learn the 15 (fifteen) keyboard shortcut every computer user should know, shortcut keys to use in windows 10 and the ones to use in its apps.
Description: 25-Word Description Get the latest information on standards for technical writing and editing straight from the experts--Microsoft's Editorial Standards Group. This new edition completely updates and expands the industry's leading guide to creating quality technical documentation and content. 75-Word Description Get the reference that defines standards and best practices for technical writers, editors, and content managers who work with Microsoft technologies. Developed by the Microsoft Editorial Standards Group, the newest edition of the computer industry's leading manual of style has been fully updated, expanded, and optimized for usability. You get coverage on the latest developments--from accessibility and globalization issues to mobile computing, XML, and other emerging standards--as well as Microsoft-specific products, technologies, and initiatives. You'll find expertly articulated and organized information about general usage, grammar, punctuation, formatting and layout, front matter, and indexing and attributing, as well as focused guidelines for topics such as creating specific document types, including Readme files and case studies; writing for software developers; documenting the user interface; and developing bias-free communications. Comprehensive, easy-to-use, and thoroughly up-to-date, the MICROSOFT MANUAL OF STYLE FOR TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS, Third Edition, can help you maximize the impact and precision of your technical communications.