Microsoft Office XP Inside Out

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Microsoft Press, 2001 - Computers - 1582 pages
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Hey, you know your way around the Office suite—so now dig into Office XP and really put your PC to work! Covering Microsoft® Access, Excel, FrontPage®, Outlook®, PowerPoint®, Publisher, and Word, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Discover the best and fastest ways to perform everyday tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of Office mastery!

  • Build on what you already know about Office and quickly dive into what’s new
  • Share information seamlessly between Office XP applications and your colleagues using SharePoint™ team services
  • Import real-time data into spreadsheets and Web pages
  • Create professional-quality print and online publications
  • Build your own databases, and use powerful data-analysis techniques
  • Deliver compelling PowerPoint presentations at work or through the Web
  • Use Outlook to master your schedule and e-mail communications
  • Construct and manage a Web site with advanced features
  • Develop custom solutions using macros and Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications


  • Intuitive HTML interface
  • Extensive collection of Microsoft add-ins and third-party utilities, demos, and trials
  • Macros and code samples
  • Complete eBook—easy to browse and print!
  • Sample chapters from other INSIDE OUT Office XP books
  • Web links to Microsoft Office Tools on the Web, online troubleshooters, and product support
  • Microsoft Visio® customizable auto-demos
  • Additional files and templates

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Michael Halvorson is the author or co-author of twenty computer books, including Microsoft Office XP Inside Out, Visual Basic 6 Professional Step By Step, Learn Microsoft Visual Basic 6 Now, Running Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition, and Microsoft Word 97/Visual Basic Step by Step. Michael earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, and master’s and doctoral degrees in History from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He was employed at Microsoft Corporation as a technical editor, acquisitions editor, and localization manager from 1985 to 1993. Michael currently spends his time developing innovative software solutions for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, and teaching European history courses at colleges in the Pacific Northwest.

Michael Young is an author of books on using and programming computers (including several editions of Running Microsoft Office) a contributor to several computer magazines, and a freelance programmer. He has written 15 computer books, including AFC Developers Workshop for Microsoft Press, and he has used and written about Microsoft Office applications for almost a decade.

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