Windows 8 and Office 2013 For Dummies, Portable Edition

Master the basics of Windows 8 and Office 2013!

Windows and Office work together to turn your PC into a productivity tool. The unique Windows 8 interface combines with updates to Office 2013 to create a new computing experience. This book offers quick answers for when you get stuck. Learn your way around the Windows 8 Start screen and Charms bar as well as Office 2013 applications.

  • The new Windows — see how to launch programs, customize Windows 8, and create user accounts
  • Apps and more — install and update apps, locate missing ones, and identify which ones are running
  • Get social — add your social networking and e-mail accounts to Windows 8 for quicker updating
  • Welcome to Office 2013 — navigate the Ribbon and create and format Word documents and Excel spreadsheets
  • Get organized — manage your e-mail and contacts and track your appointments

Open the book and find:

  • A tour of the Windows 8 Start screen
  • How to password-protect your user account
  • Tips for adding or removing Start screen items
  • Advice on customizing Office 2013
  • Ways to punch up your PowerPoint presentations
  • Hints for analyzing data with Excel

Table of Contents
Part I: Windows 8
Chapter 1. Revealing Windows 8
Chapter 2. The Mysterious New Start Screen
Chapter 3. The Traditional Desktop
Chapter 4. Basic Desktop Window Mechanics
Chapter 5. Storage. Internal, External, and in the Sky
Chapter 6. Working with Apps
Chapter 7. Engaging the Social Apps
Chapter 8. Entertaining Yourself through the Start Screen
Chapter 9. Customizing Windows 8 and Computing Safely

Part II: Office 2013
Chapter 10. Getting Started with Office 2013
Chapter 11. Working with Word
Chapter 12. Playing the Numbers with Excel
Chapter 13. Making Presentations with PowerPoint
Chapter 14. Getting Organized with Outlook
Chapter 15. Storing Stuff in Access

Part III: The Part of Tens
Chapter 16. Ten Things You’ll Hate about Windows 8
Chapter 17. Ten Tips for Using Office 2013

Book Details

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; Portable Edition (May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118669533
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118669532
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