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Learn Microsoft Office 2019

By : Linda Foulkes
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Learn Microsoft Office 2019

By: Linda Foulkes

Overview of 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.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)
Section 1: Word
Section 2: PowerPoint
Section 3: Excel
Section 4: Common Tasks
Section 5: Access
Section 6: Outlook

Performing a mail merge

A mail merge is a standard document that you can create and merge with a contact list to produce a merged document. A standard document could be in the form of a letter, envelope, labels, and so on. The contact list or data source contains the unique information (fields) that you can merge via merge fields into the document.

A Mail Merge has many uses for business users in that they can speed up the production of personally addressed emails to clients for direct marketing, or standard updates or notifications, for instance. This saves time and has the added feature of being able to generate E-mails, Letters, Labels and Envelopes easily from a data source such as an address list.

The mail merge feature, is accessible by visiting the last step of the Mail Merge, named Finish & Merge at the end of the Mail Merge ribbon. During this last step you are able...