Contents at a Glance
Book I: Common Office Tasks
Book II: Word 2013
Book III: Excel 2013
Book IV: PowerPoint 2013
Book V: OneNote 2013
Book VI: Outlook 2013
Book VII: Access 2013
Book VIII: Working with Charts and Graphics
Book IX: Office 2013: One Step Beyond
Book X: File Sharing and Collaborating
Chapter 1: Office Nuts and Bolts
Chapter 1 is where you get your feet wet with Office 2013. Walk right to the shore and sink your toes in the water. Don’t worry; I won’t push you from behind .
In this chapter, you meet the Office applications and discover speed techniques for opening applications and files. I show you around the Ribbon , Quick Access toolbar, and other Office landmarks. I also show you how to open files, save files, and clamp a password on a file.
A Survey of Office Applications
Office 2013, sometimes called the Microsoft Office Suite, is a collection of computer applications. Why is it called Office? I think because the people who invented it wanted to make software for completing tasks that need doing in a typical office. When you hear someone talk about “Office” or “Office software,” they’re talking about several different applications. Table 1-1 describes the Office applications.