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In the Trenches with Microsoft® Office Project 2007

by Elaine Marmel

Marmel is an author and president of a technical writing and software training firm, and she has written this guide to Microsoft Office Project 2007 for users who need develop the tools and techniques for all types of project management scenarios. The author combines expert advice and examples to show how Project 2007 can be used to define and set project goals, determine how dependencies and constraints will affect the project, set budgets, organize information files, communicate with teams, track progress and deal with management objectives. Problem solving approaches are also discussed such as getting back on schedule and managing cross-project conflicts. Annotation c2009 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Master VISUALLY Excel 2010

by Elaine Marmel

The complete visual reference on Excel basicsAimed at visual learners who are seeking an all-in-one reference that provides in-depth coveage of Excel from a visual viewpoint, this resource delves into all the newest features of Excel 2010. You'll explore Excel with helpful step-by-step instructions that show you, rather than tell you, how to navigate Excel, work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, use macros to streamline work, and collaborate with other users in one document.This two-color guide features screen shots with specific, numbered instructions so you can learn the actions you need to perform in order to execute a wide range of Excel 2010 tasks.Features beginning, intermediate andadvanced visual coverage of Excel 2010Shows you how to enter information into a worksheet, use formulas and functions, find and control formulaic errors, and much morePresents more than 1,000 screen shots that demonstrate step-by-step instructions of numerous Excel 2010 tasksYou're encouraged to move at your own pace as you acquire confidence and proficiency with the newest version of Excel.

Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

by Elaine Marmel Nancy C. Muir

Microsoft Office Project 2007 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a compilation of multiple short reference-style books covering Microsoft Project, enhanced by the format of a single, easy-to-use, task-oriented step-by-step package. All-in-One For Dummies books are made up of multiple minibooks that could each stand alone. Each minibook covers one topic completely.This book features a companion Web site where readers can download Microsoft Project add-ins, templates, and author-generated materials. The book also features a gate-fold cheat sheet that contains myriad quick-reference information, tips, and shortcuts for reference when using Microsoft Project 2007.The structure of the book is as follows:Book I: Project BasicsBook II: Structure of a ProjectBook III: Defining Task DetailsBook IV: Establishing Task TimingBook V: Working with Resources and CostsBook VI: Communicating Project InformationBook VII: Resolving Problems with Your PlanBook VIII: TrackingBook IX: Advanced Project TopicsBook X: Project in the Enterprise EnvironmentBook XI: Project Case Studies

Microsoft Project 2007 Bible

by Elaine Marmel

Take control of your projects with this in-depth guide Whether you're managing a project for a small team or supervising a corporate assignment involving hundreds, the power of Microsoft Project 2007 and the detailed information in this comprehensive guide can keep you on track. From setting budgets to allocating resources to tracking results, each of the book's seven parts thoroughly focuses on key elements in a logical sequence so you can find what you need. Identify your goals and the scope of your projects Manage projects across organizations and multiple locations Get the most out of Gantt charts and views Assign tasks, check progress, and make adjustments Issue interim reports and look at the Big Picture Create a custom HTML page with VBA and VBScript Import and export Project information What's on the CD-ROM? You'll find a wealth of trial versions, demo software, sample projects, and bonus appendixes on the CD-ROM, including Milestones Professional(r) - Advanced formatting, calculation, Web publishing, and reporting features PERT Chart Expert - Create eye-opening PERT chart project plans PlanView(r) Project Portfolio Management - A comprehensive decision-making platform for enterprises WBS Chart Pro - Plan your projects with these graphing tools System Requirements: See the CD-ROM Appendix for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Office 2010 Just the Steps For Dummies

by Elaine Marmel

Quickly and easily perform tasks in any Microsoft Office 2010 application! As the world's leading suite of productivity software, Microsoft Office enables you to complete common business tasks, including word processing, e-mail, presentations, data management and analysis, and much more. With this fun and friendly guide, veteran author Elaine Marmel presents you with concise, step-by-step instructions for quickly and easily accomplishing the most popular tasks in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Decide on a task you are eager to undertake, find it quickly in the featured easy-to-read format, and get it done smoothly with this Just the Steps guide! You'll discover how to insert pictures into a Word document, create PivotTables in Excel, add sound to a PowerPoint presentation, import contacts into Outlook, create a mail merge document with Outlook contacts, and much more. Presents indispensible advice for accomplishing specific tasks in any of the applications included in Microsoft Office 2010, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Demonstrates how to insert pictures in a Word document, create PivotTables in Excel, add sound to a PowerPoint presentation, and import contacts into Outlook Includes unique coverage of performing tasks that work across programs, such as creating a mail merge using Word and Outlook, and embedding an Excel chart in PowerPoint With this efficient guide helping you quickly accomplish specific tasks in Office 2010, you won't know what to do with all your free time!

PCs Simplified

by Elaine Marmel

Simply the easiest way to start using a Windows PCIf you want a "show me how, don't tell me why" approach to learning how to use a computer, this is the book for you. Large, full-color screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructions show you how to get up and running with Windows and the latest hardware add-ons, the Internet, and popular software applications. Learn all the basics plus how to use Office 2010, protect your computer from viruses, sync up mobile devices, and much more.Designed for people who learn best visually, this full-color guide covers basic information for beginning computer users, including how to use Windows 7, multimedia applications, wireless devices, and the InternetUses large screen shots and step-by-step instructions to make learning fast and easyCovers Office 2010, multimedia management, virus protection, popular software applications, common peripherals, and basic securityShows how to integrate the latest wireless technologies and sync mobile devices Visual learners will find this colorful guide shows exactly what to expect at every step and makes learning to use a PC easier than ever before.

Peachtree For Dummies

by Elaine Marmel Diane Koers

Not feeling too peachy about computerizing your accounting system? Relax! Peachtree For Dummies, 3rd Edition will show you how to set up your company in Peachtree and then use it to pay bills, invoice customers, pay employees, produce financial reports, and more. You'll quickly discover how Peachtree can save you time, effort, and money so that you no longer have to do your accounting by hand or pay someone else to do it for you.Publishing to coincide with the latest release of Peachtree, this third edition is revised to cover the newest updates and enhancements made to the most recent version of Peachtree. Veteran authors Elaine Marmel and Diane Koers break down the capabilities of Peachtree Premium Accounting, from building an effective chart of accounts, to customizing forms and modifying reports, to setting up default information that will save you time down the line. You'll also discover how to:Work with purchase ordersSell products and servicesGenerate invoicesTrack project costsProduce income statementsBack up and restore dataBalance accountsManage inventoryHandle customer prepaymentsPay for purchase orders with a credit cardKeep your account information safePacked with examples of everyday, real-life situations, Peachtree For Dummies, 3rd Edition is the reference you need so that you can put Peachtree to work for you and get the job done quickly and correctly.

Project 2010 Bible

by Elaine Marmel

A comprehensive reference on the latest version of the leading enterprise project management software: Microsoft Project 2010 Microsoft Project allows users to manage business activities effectively by sharing project information, performing modeling and scenario analyses, standardizizing reporting processes, and more. This soup-to-nuts reference covers both the professional and standard versions of the latest iteration of Microsoft Project, as well as Project Server, so that you can efficiently manage your business projects. Veteran author Elaine Marmel begins with an overview of project management basics and then gradually moves on to more advanced topics so that you can learn the scope of what successful project management entails. Popular author Elaine Marmel provides comprehensive coverage of Microsoft Project 2010 and shows you how to successfully manage your business activities Begins with project management basics, such as creating a new project, tracking a project's progress, and working in groups Covers more advanced topics, including customizing Project, using macros, and importing and exporting information Demonstrates how to build tasks, use views, modify the appearance of a project, and resolve scheduling and resource problems With Project 2010 Bible by your side, you'll learn to confidently and skillfully put Microsoft Project 2010 to work for you.

QuickBooks Online For Dummies

by Elaine Marmel

The fast and easy way to manage the books with QuickBooks OnlineSearching for a cloud-based accounting solution for your small business? Use this guide to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks Online--the world's most popular software for fast and easy mobile accounting! Inside, you'll find hands-on, practical guidance for using QuickBooks Online to build the perfect budget, process payroll, simplify tax return preparation, create invoices and credit memos, and manage inventory. Plus you'll discover how to track job costs, generate income statements and financial reports, and balance accounts--all with quick and easy access to this cloud-based software. All you'll need is an Internet connection!QuickBooks allows small businesses to manage their own accounting and financial tasks without having to hire expensive financial professionals. Now, QuickBooks Online brings all of the software's convenient tools to your browser, which you can use at any time and from any device. QuickBooks Online For Dummies takes the intimidation out of this new technology and shows you how to make it work--painlessly and productively--for you and your small business. It doesn't get easier than that!Find out how to organize your finances in one placeCreate invoices, record sales receipts, and pay your billsTrack inventory, figure job costs, and create reports to monitor your businessUse QuickBooks Online to take the stress out of tax seasonThis book covers QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Online AccountantIf you're a small business owner, manager, or employee looking for a fast, affordable, convenient way to manage your company's finances, QuickBooks Online For Dummies has everything you need to get up and running fast.

Sage Timeslips For Dummies

by Elaine Marmel

Let Sage Timeslips For Dummies show you how to turn your time into moneyIf you run a business that bills for its time, it's time you looked into Sage Timeslips and all it can do for you. This practical and friendly guide will help you get to know the Timeslips interface, set up templates for your business, prepare bills and statements, generate reports, track payments, and manage your billable hours across multiple clients. You'll also get the scoop on utilizing a variety of billing scenarios commonly used by attorneys, consultants, accountants, architects, and other service professionals, including hourly, contingency, flat fee, percentage of completion, interim billing, progress billing, and more. Covers time-tracking basics and billing best practices for your specific business needsDetails how to set up Timeslips, account for hours, customize statements, prepare and send bills, reconcile payments, manage client databases, and keep your data safe and secureExplains how to integrate Sage Timeslips with QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software as well as Microsoft Office productivity solutions like Outlook and Excel to help better manage and analyze your overall businessFrom sole practitioners running a small business to larger service firms with multiple timekeepers on a project, Sage Timeslips For Dummies is the key to tracking your time and increasing your profitability.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fire Tablets

by Elaine Marmel

Expert visual guidance to getting the most out of your Fire tabletTeach Yourself VISUALLY Fire Tablets is the comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your new Fire tablet. Learn to find and read new bestsellers through the Kindle app, browse the app store to find top games, surf the web, send e-mail, shop online, and much more! With expert guidance laid out in a highly visual style, this book is perfect for those new to the Fire tablet, providing all the information you need to get the most out of your device. Abundant screenshots of the Fire tablet graphically rich, touch-based Android interface provide easy-to-follow guidance.The Fire tablet's high capability and low price have made it a bestselling Android tablet. Beyond making Amazon transactions a seamless process, the device provides all the services tablet users have come to expect. This Teach Yourself VISUALLY guide explores the many features and content options available on the Fire tablet, allowing you to take full advantage of all the device has to offer.Find out how to use your Fire tablet to download books, music, and video contentAccess apps and send e-mails with the tablet that does it allSync your Fire tablet with other devices and servicesLearn to use the easy, intuitive multi-touch displayThe Fire tablet has become one of the most popular entertainment and media devices on the market. Teach Yourself VISUALLY Fire Tablets is the comprehensive guide that shows you what the Fire tablet can do for you.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Office 2016

by Elaine Marmel

Quickly and efficiently learn the latest version of Office Are you a visual learner who wants to spend more time working in Microsoft Office than trying to figure out how the programs actually work? Teach Yourself Visually Office offers you a straightforward, visual approach to making your work life more efficient and productive using the latest version of the Microsoft Office suite. Featuring visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you make the most of this power-packed suite of office productivity tools, it covers everything you need to compute, document, graph, chart, present, and organize your way to success in the workplace--from the most basic to the most advanced. The Microsoft Office suite can be intimidating to the uninitiated, but it doesn't have to be. Through a series of easy-to-follow, full-color two-page tutorials, you'll quickly get up and running on working in Word, excelling at Excel, powering through PowerPoint, keeping in touch on Outlook, managing data in Access, and propelling your way through Publisher like a pro! Highly visual tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand Helps you grasp the basic functions of Microsoft Office--and beyond Walks you through Microsoft Office's new features Demonstrates how to use the Microsoft Office suite to make your work life more streamlined and effective Whether you're looking to discover what's new in the latest release of Microsoft Office or don't know Access from Word, this visual guide makes learning easy!

Teach Yourself VISUALLY PCs

by Elaine Marmel

PCs made easy for visual learnersBeginning computer users who want to see visually how things are done will learn quickly and easily with this full-color, step-by-step guide. Screen shots show clearly what you will see at each step, and numbered instructions guide you through dozens of common PC tasks. You'll learn all the basics, plus some intermediate topics including how to use multimedia applications, the Internet, wireless technologies, Windows 7, Office 2010, mobile devices, and key security processes.Computer literacy is essential in today's world; this full-color guide makes it easy for visual learners to get up to speed quicklyCovers basic operating procedures, hardware and software, Windows 7, networks, the Internet, wireless devices, using multimedia applications, Office 2010, syncing with mobile devices, virus protection, and much moreEach lesson is fully illustrated with screen shots and numbered, step-by-step instructionsIf you learn best when someone shows you how it's done, Teach Yourself VISUALLY PCs is the computer book you've been looking for.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY QuickBooks 2015

by Elaine Marmel

The visual way to master QuickBooks XIf you learn better by seeing rather than wading through confusing text, then this visual guide is for you! Teach Yourself Visually QuickBooks X gives you hundreds of succinctly captioned, step-by-step screenshots that reveal how to master QuickBooks X and get your business finances in working order. QuickBooks X is the world's most popular accounting software, but that doesn't mean it's easy to figure out on your own. In this great guide, you'll find tons of visual references that make it easy to navigate QuickBooks X. Learn how to store and process company names, addresses, and account information, track accounts payable, compile and integrate data, produce reports for tracking and analyzing financial data, and so much more--all with visual references that won't make you pull your hair out!Find out how to choose a company identity and set up your sales taxCut through the jargon and see how to edit paycheck information and track employees' time recordsCreate invoices and estimates with QuickBooks XFollow along with easy-to-decipher screenshots that make it clear how to pay bills online and print financial reportsIf you're a visual learner interested in getting your business finances in order, this see-as-you-go guide makes it easier to master QuickBooks X without the headache of trying to figure out hard-to-read text.

Word 2010 Simplified

by Elaine Marmel

Simply the easiest way yet to get up to speed on Word 2010 Microsoft Word 2010 includes all sorts of new features and functionalities, a redesigned interface, new emphasis on collaboration, and many additional changes. Both users of previous editions and those new to the Office applications will appreciate the clear, visual instruction in this book. With step-by-step instructions and large, full-color screen shots demonstrating dozens of Word 2010 tasks, Word 2010 Simplified gets you up and running faster than you ever thought possible. Word is the most-used application in Microsoft Office, which holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites The new version of Word includes many changes and new features; both newcomers to Word and users of previous editions will appreciate this clear, visual introduction to the program A streamlined interior with large font and screenshots, makes this guide easy to follow for all users at any age Covers the basics, document fundamentals, formatting documents and adding graphics, collaborating and sharing documents, how and when to use Office Web Applications, and much more If you learn best when you see how things are done, or if you just want a quick and easy guide to familiarize you with the new features of Word 2010, Word 2010 Simplified fills the bill.

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