Introduction Introduction How You'll Learn How This Book Works What's New Keyboard Shortcuts Step-by-Step Instructions Real World Examples Workshop Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist Get More on the Web Welcome toMicrosoft Office 2007 On Demand, a visual quick reference book that shows you how to work efficiently with Microsoft Office. This book provides complete coverage of basic to advanced Office skills. How This Book Works You don't have to read this book in any particular order. We've designed the book so that you can jump in, get the information you need, and jump out. However, the book does follow a logical progression from simple tasks to more complex ones. Each task is presented on no more than two facing pages, which lets you focus on a single task without having to turn the page. To find the information that you need, just look up the task in the table of contents or index, and turn to the page listed. Read the task introduction, follow the step-by-step instructions in the left column along with screen illustrations in the right column, and you're done. What's New If you're searching for what's new in Office 2007, just look for the icon:New!. The new icon appears in the table of contents and through out this book so you can quickly and easily identify a new or improved feature in Office 2007. A complete description of each new feature appears in the New Features guide in the back of this book. Keyboard Shortcuts Most menu commands have a keyboard equivalent, such as Ctrl+P, as a quicker alternative to using the mouse. A complete list of keyboard shortcuts is available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com . Step-by-Step Instructions This book provides concise step-by-step instructions that show you "how" to accomplish a task. Each set of instructions include illustrations that directly correspond to the easy-to-read steps. Also included in the text are timesavers, tables, and sidebars to help you work more efficiently or to teach you more in-depth information. A "Did You Know?" provides tips and techniques to help you work smarter, while a "See Also" leads you to other parts of the book containing related information about the task. Real World Examples This book uses real world examples files to give you a context in which to use the task. By using the example files, you won't waste time looking for or creating sample files. You get a start file and a result file, so you can compare your work. Not every topic needs an example file, such as changing options, so we provide a complete list of the example files used through out the book. The example files that you need for project tasks along with a complete file list are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com . Workshop This book shows you how to put together the individual step-by-step tasks into indepth projects with the Workshop. You start each project with a sample file, work through the steps, and then compare your results with project results file at the end. The Workshop projects and associated files are available on the Web at http://www.perspection.com . Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist This book prepares you for the Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS) exam for Microsoft Office 2007 programs. Each MCAS certification exam has a set of objectives, which are organized into broader skill sets. To prepare for the certification exam, you should review and perform each task identified with a MCAJohnson, Steve is the author of 'Microsoft Office 2007 on Demand ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780789736406 and ISBN 0789736403.