Learn Microsoft Office 2019

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By Linda Foulkes
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  1. Section 1: Word

About this book

Learn Microsoft Office 2019 provides a comprehensive introduction to the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. With the help of illustrated explanations, this Microsoft Office book will take you through the updated Office 2019 applications and guide you through implementing them using practical examples.

You'll start by exploring the Word 2019 interface and creating professional Word documents using elements such as citations and cover pages, tracking changes, and performing mail merge. You'll then learn how to create impressive PowerPoint presentations and advance to performing calculations and setting up workbooks in Excel 2019, along with discovering its data analysis features. Later chapters will focus on Access 2019, assisting you in everything from organizing a database to constructing advanced queries. You'll then get up to speed with Outlook, covering how to create and manage tasks, as well as how to handle your mail and contacts effortlessly. Finally, you'll find solutions to commonly encountered issues and best practices for streamlining various workplace tasks.

By the end of this book, you'll have learned the essentials of Office business apps and be ready to work with them to boost your productivity.

Publication date:
May 2020


Section 1: Word

Microsoft Word 2019 is included in Microsoft's latest office desktop productivity suite, Microsoft Office 2019. This part of the book introduces end users to Word 2019, identifying its new features and demonstrating how to use it to create, format, and work with documents. You will cover everything you need to know to start using Word 2019 productively in the workplace, at home, or for certification purposes.

Beyond the basics, you will cover a range of tasks, from working with graphic elements and performing picture corrections to modifying tables and adding references, such as citations and a table of contents. This part of the book also covers the many ways that Word 2019 supports real-time collaboration and the sharing of documents.

Throughout, new features of the application will be highlighted for you, and you'll learn shortcuts to speed up everyday tasks. Once you reach the end of this content, you will have grown your knowledge and skills to an advanced level and will be a pro at creating Word 2019 documents.

In this section, we will cover the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Exploring the Interface and Formatting Elements
  • Chapter 2, Creating Lists and Constructing Advanced Tables
  • Chapter 3, Creating Professional Documents
  • Chapter 4, Versions, Restrictions, and Comparisons

About the Author

  • Linda Foulkes

    Linda Foulkes is a Microsoft Office Master Trainer, Certified Educator, and Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator and Trainer with an educational and corporate background spanning over 25 years. As well as being certified as an IT trainer, Linda represented South Africa at the Microsoft Global Forum in Redmond in 2015. She has certified and coached students to compete at the Microsoft Office Specialist Championships in Texas. She has also published Learn Microsoft Office 2019 through Packt. Linda has also presented at conferences and conducted webinars for SchoolNet SA, and hosted TeachMeets and MicrosoftMeets. She has a keen interest in e-learning and has developed e-learning paths and content for the Microsoft Office suite of programs.

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I'm glad that the book provided exercise files with solutions. I wish the book would teach hlookup and vlookup in Excel. The book was satisfactory according to its price.

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