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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

Constructing forms

Forms are very useful for collecting information, thus restricting users so that they can only fill in the required information without being able to change the format of the document. To begin the process of constructing a form, you will need either a new document, an existing document, or a template to base the form on. Once the basics of the form have been entered, you will need to add content such as drop-down lists of choices, textboxes, checkboxes, date fields, and much more.

You will need to add the Developer tab to the ribbon to use form controls. Let's create a basic form to see how the process works!

Working with the Developer tab and form controls

The first step is to set up your Word 2019...