Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual

Author: Jim Elferdink

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596554507

Category: Computers

Page: 914

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Still the top-selling software suite for Mac users, Microsoft Office has been improved and enhanced to take advantage of the latest Mac OS X features. You'll find lots of new features in Office 2008 for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage, but not a page of printed instructions to guide you through the changes. Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual gives you the friendly, thorough introduction you need, whether you're a beginner who can't do more than point and click, or a power user who's ready to tackle a few advanced techniques. To cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage, this guide gives you four superb books in one -- a separate section each for program! You can manage your day and create professional-looking documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in no time. Office 2008 has been redesigned so that the windows, toolbars, and icons blend in better with your other Mac applications. But there are still plenty of oddities. That's why this Missing Manual isn't shy about pointing out which features are gems in the rough -- and which are duds. With it, you'll learn how to: Navigate the new user interface with its bigger and more graphic toolbars Use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Entourage separately or together Keep track of appointments and manage daily priorities with the My Day feature Create newsletters, flyers, brochures, and more with Word's Publishing Layout View Build financial documents like budgets and invoices with Excel's Ledger Sheets Get quick access to all document templates and graphics with the Elements Gallery Organize all of your Office projects using Entourage's Project Center Scan or import digital camera images directly into any of the programs Customize each program with power-user techniques With Office 2008 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual, you get objective and entertaining instruction to help you tap into all of the features of this powerful suite, so you can get more done in less time.
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Office 2008 for Macintosh

The Missing Manual

Author: Jim Elferdink

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 059651431X

Category: Computers

Page: 876

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Provides information on using Microsoft Office 2008 with a Mac, covering the features and functions of Word, Entourage, Calendar, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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AppleWorks 6

The Missing Manual

Author: Jim Elferdink,David Reynolds

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781565928589

Category: Computers

Page: 440

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Showcases the word processing, graphics, database, Web design, spreadsheet, and slide-show capabilities of AppleWorks 6, including the new interface, macros, templates, document exchange, and troubleshooting.
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HTML5: The Missing Manual

Author: Matthew MacDonald

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449315267

Category: Computers

Page: 450

View: 8508

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HTML5 is more than a markup language—it's a dozen independent web standards all rolled into one. Until now, all it's been missing is a manual. With this thorough, jargon-free guide, you'll learn how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic drawings, geolocation, offline web apps, drag-and-drop, and many other features. HTML5 is the future of the Web, and with this book you'll reach it quickly. The important stuff you need to know: Structure web pages in a new way. Learn how HTML5 helps make web design tools and search engines work smarter. Add audio and video without plugins. Build playback pages that work in every browser. Draw with Canvas. Create shapes, pictures, text, and animation—and make them interactive. Go a long way with style. Use CSS3 and HTML5 to jazz up your pages and adapt them for mobile devices. Build web apps with rich desktop features. Let users work with your app offline, and process user-selected files in the browser. Create location-aware apps. Write geolocation applications directly in the browser.
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Wikipedia: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual

Author: John Broughton

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596553773

Category: Computers

Page: 504

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Want to be part of the largest group-writing project in human history? Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia, the user-generated online reference for the 21st century. Considered more popular than eBay, Microsoft.com, and Amazon.com, Wikipedia servers respond to approximately 30,000 requests per second, or about 2.5 billion per day. It's become the first point of reference for people the world over who need a fact fast. If you want to jump on board and add to the content, Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is your first-class ticket. Wikipedia has more than 9 million entries in 250 languages, over 2 million articles in the English language alone. Each one is written and edited by an ever-changing cast of volunteer editors. You can be one of them. With the tips in this book, you'll quickly learn how to get more out of -- and put more into -- this valuable online resource. Wikipedia: The Missing Manual gives you practical advice on creating articles and collaborating with fellow editors, improving existing articles, and working with the Wikipedia community to review new articles, mediate disputes, and maintain the site. Up to the challenge? This one-of-a-kind book includes: Basic editing techniques, including the right and wrong ways to edit Pinpoint advice about which types of articles do and do not belong on Wikipedia Ways to learn from other editors and communicate with them via the site's talk pages Tricks for using templates and timesaving automated editing tools Recommended procedures for fighting spam and vandalism Guidance on adding citations, links, and images to your articles Wikipedia depends on people just like you to help the site grow and maintain the highest quality. With Wikipedia: The Missing Manual, you get all the tools you need to be part of the crew.
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Mac OS 9

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781565928572

Category: Computers

Page: 461

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Award-winning author David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to Mac OS 9 for the first time in this lucid, impeccably written guide. Readers will appreciate the step-by-step guides to setting up small networks, the tutorials on Mac OS 9's new Multiple Users control panel, and the coverage of Mac OS 9's speech-recognition, color printing, self-updating software and more.
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IMovie '11 & IDVD: The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue,Aaron Miller

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449307329

Category: ART

Page: 542

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Apple's video-editing program is better than ever, but it still doesn’t have a printed guide to help you get started. That's where this gorgeous, full-color book comes in. You get clear explanations of iMovie's impressive new features, like instant rendering, storyboarding, and one-step special effects. Experts David Pogue and Aaron Miller also give you a complete course in film editing and DVD design. Edit video like the pros. Import raw footage, add transitions, and use iMovie’s newly restored, intuitive timeline editor. Create stunning trailers. Design Hollywood-style "Coming Attractions!" previews for your movies. Share your film. Distribute your movie in a variety of places—on smartphones, Apple TV, your own site, and with one-click exports to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, CNN iReport, and MobileMe. Make DVDs. Design the menus, titles, and layout for your DVDs, and burn them to disc. This book covers version 9 of Apple's iMovie software.
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Mac OS X Panther Edition

The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596006150

Category: Computers

Page: 763

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Demonstrates the operating system's basic features, including Internet access, file management, configuring the desktop, installing peripherals, and working with applications.
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iPhone: The Missing Manual

Covers the iPhone 3G

Author: David Pogue

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 059655401X

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 1903

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The new iPhone 3G is here, and New York Times tech columnist David Pogue is on top of it with a thoroughly updated edition of iPhone: The Missing Manual. With its faster downloads, touch-screen iPod, and best-ever mobile Web browser, the new affordable iPhone is packed with possibilities. But without an objective guide like this one, you'll never unlock all it can do for you. In this new edition, there are new chapters on the App Store, with special troubleshooting and sycning issues with iTunes; Apple's new MobileMe service, and what it means to the iPhone; and Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync compatibility. Each custom designed page in iPhone: The Missing Manual helps you accomplish specific tasks with complete step-by-step instructions for everything from scheduling to web browsing to watching videos. You'll learn how to: Use the iPhone as a phone -- get a guided tour of 3G's phone features and learn how much time you can save with things like Visual Voicemail, contact searching, and more Figure out what 3G means and how it affects battery life, internet speed, and even phone call audio quality. Treat the iPhone as an iPod -- listen to music, upload and view photos, and fill the iPhone with TV shows and movies Take the iPhone online -- learn how to get online, use email, browse the Web, and use the GPS Go beyond the iPhone -- discover how to use iPhone with iTunes, sync it with your calendar, and learn about The App Store where you can pick from hundreds of iPhone-friendly programs Teeming with high-quality color graphics and filled with humor, tips, tricks, and surprises, iPhone: The Missing Manual quickly teaches you how to set up, accessorize, and troubleshoot your iPhone. Instead of fumbling around, take advantage of this device with the manual that should have been in the box. It's your call.
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Google Apps: The Missing Manual

The Missing Manual

Author: Nancy Conner

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596551766

Category: Computers

Page: 752

View: 4119

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Among its many amazing applications, Google now has web-based alternatives to many of the applications in Microsoft Office. This comprehensive and easy-to-follow new book enables you to explore Google's new office applications in detail. Once you do, you'll be in good company -- more than 100,000 small businesses and some corporations are already looking to take advantage of these free Google offerings. Google Apps: The Missing Manual teaches you how to use three relatively new applications from Google: "Docs and Spreadsheets", which provide many of the same core tools that you find in Word and Excel; and Google Calendar and Gmail, the applications that offer an alternative to Outlook. This book demonstrates how these applications together can ease your ability to collaborate with others, and allow you access to your documents, mail and appointments from any computer at any location. Of course, as remarkable as these applications are, Google's office suite is definitely a work-in-progress. Navigating what you can and can't do and -- more importantly -- understanding how to do it isn't always easy. And good luck finding enough help online. Google Apps: The Missing Manual is the one book you need to get the most out of this increasingly useful part of the Google empire. This book: Explains how to create, save and share each of Google's web-based office applications Offers separate sections for Docs and Spreadsheets, Google Calendar, and Gmail Demonstrates how to use these applications in conjunction with one another Gives you crystal-clear and jargon-free explanations that will satisfy users of all technical levels Many of you already use Gmail, but do you know its full potential? Do you know how you can increase its power by using Gmail with Doc and Spreadsheets and Google Calendar? You'll find out with Google Apps: The Missing Manual. You'll also come to understand why large corporations such as General Electric and Proctor & Gamble are taking a long, hard look at these applications.
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