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Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2014

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A full-color, visual guide to the basics of Windows 8.1, written for seniors, by a senior in a jargon-free style, using specific examples in clear, step-by-step instructionsStart using Windows 8 or 8.1 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use this versatile operating system on any device and navigate the interface with a touchscreen, keyboard, or mouse. Written by a senior for seniors, this book shows you how to customize your desktop, store data, browse the Internet, use email, work with documents and photos, enjoy multimedia, access the cloud, and use apps. You'll get tips for maintainingyour system, adding hardware and software, and controlling security. This practical, visual guide gets you up and running on Windows 8.1 in no time! Use these handy guideposts: QuickSteps for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid The unique, landscape-oriented layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

iPad for Seniors QuickSteps

iPad for Seniors QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/12/2013

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get up and running on your iPad right away. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do. Follow along and quickly learn how to set up your iPad, navigate the touch screen, use apps and email, and browse the Internet. Find out the best ways to manage photos, video chat with FaceTime, use iTunes and the iBook store, read eDocuments, listen to music, watch movies, play games, and use iCloud. iPad maintenance tips are also included. The unique, landscape layout of the QuickSteps series displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your iPad. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Microsoft (R) Office 2013 QuickSteps

Microsoft (R) Office 2013 QuickSteps

Author: Carole Matthews, Marty Matthews, Bobbi Sandberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2013

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Full-color, step-by-step guide to the new release of the world's most popular productivity suite of applicationsGet up and running with Office 2013 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use the latest release of Microsoft's powerful productivity suite. Follow along and quickly learn how to create Word documents; build Excel spreadsheets; manage Outlook email, contacts, and schedules; design PowerPoint presentations; and much more. This practical, fast-paced guide gets you started in no time! Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid The unique, landscape-oriented layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Microsoft (R) Excel (R) 2013 QuickSteps

Microsoft (R) Excel (R) 2013 QuickSteps

Author: John Cronan, Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2013

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Full-color, step-by-step guide to the new release of the world's most popular spreadsheet applicationGet up and running with Excel 2013 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use the latest release of Microsoft's powerful spreadsheet application. Follow along and quickly learn how to create workbooks, enter and edit data, use formulas and functions, create charts and tables, analyze data, extend Excel, and more. This practical, fast-paced guide gets you started in no time! Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid The unique, landscape-oriented layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Windows 8 QuickSteps

Windows 8 QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2012

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics Show You How to Use Windows 8! Get up and running with Windows 8 right away-the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use this innovative operating system on any device. Follow along and learn how to navigate the touch interface, customize your desktop, store data, manage files, connect to the Internet, use email, add hardware and software, download apps, work with photos, and enjoy multimedia. You'll also learn how to control security and set up a wired or wireless network. This practical, fast-paced guide gets you started in no time! Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid Screenshots with callouts that show and explain exactly what you'll see on your computer screen while you're doing a task The unique, landscape layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

QuickBooks 2013 QuickSteps

QuickBooks 2013 QuickSteps

Author: Thomas A. Barich Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2012

This full-color, step-by-step guide to QuickBooks 2013 is the fastest, easiest way to master all the important features of the bestselling small business financial software. Get up and running on QuickBooks 2013 right away-the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to work with the new interface and start using the latest release of the leading small business financial software. Follow along and learn how to simplify bookkeeping, process invoices, manage payroll, track inventory, run reports, organize tax information, and much more. You'll also learn how to use the new and improved features, such as the new Icon Bar, new tabs, and the enhanced Navigator. This practical, fast-paced guide gets you started in no time! The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasksNeed-to-know facts in concise narrativeHelpful reminders or alternate ways of doing thingsBonus information related to the topic being coveredErrors and pitfalls to avoid

iPad QuickSteps

iPad QuickSteps

Author: Joli Ballew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2012

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Here's the fastest, easiest way to get up and running on your third-generation iPad. Color photos and screenshots on every page with clear instructions help you get started right away. Follow along and learn how to use the camera and video recorder, download content from the App Store, play movies, video conference, read ebooks, send/receive e-mail, surf the web, and more. The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your iPad. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Genealogy QuickSteps

Genealogy QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews, Bobbi Sandberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2012

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Get started researching your family tree right away-the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and images with clear instructions show you how. Discover the fascinating story of your ancestors using a wide array of resources, including websites, private and public archives, military records, blogs, social media networks, computer programs, and more. You'll also get advice on getting around roadblocks, collaborating with family members and fellow researchers, and organizing, personalizing, and publishing your family tree history. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasksNeed-to-know facts in concise narrativeHelpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being coveredErrors and pitfalls to avoid Screenshots with callouts show and explain exactly what you'll see on your computer screen while you're doing a task The unique, landscape-oriented layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer.

Kindle Fire QuickSteps

Kindle Fire QuickSteps

Author: Joli Ballew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/02/2012

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Getting the most out of your Amazon Kindle fire is only a few QuickSteps away! Color diagrams and clear instructions make it simple to set up, configure, customize, and use your Kindle Fire. Follow along to easily register your Kindle Fire and connect to Wi-Fi networks. Once you're up and running, learn how to navigate Kindle books and other print content; access, transfer, obtain and listen to music; browse, download, and view videos from Amazon and explore other options such as Netflix and Hulu; get, use, and manage the newest Android apps; play games; use email and social media; surf the web; make your Kindle Fire the perfect partner for business and travel; and use Amazon's Cloud services to wirelessly backup, store, and access your most valuable data.

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 QuickSteps

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews, Nancy Buchanan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2010

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Start using SharePoint 2010 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions make it easy to ramp up on the latest release of Microsoft's powerful collaboration platform. Follow along and quickly learn how to use a SharePoint site, add pages and web parts, create and manage lists and libraries, and integrate with and collaborate using Microsoft Office applications. You'll also find out how to customize pages with SharePoint Designer, use SharePoint Workspace to work offline on SharePoint content, handle permissions and security, and much more. Get up to speed on SharePoint 2010 in no time with help from this practical, fast-paced guide.Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasksNeed-to-know facts in concise narrativeHelpful reminders or alternate ways of doing thingsBonus information related to the topic being coveredErrors and pitfalls to avoid

iPhone & iPod touch QuickSteps

iPhone & iPod touch QuickSteps

Author: Dwight Spivey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2009

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Get the most out of your iPhone or iPod touch right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how! Follow along and learn to configure and sync your device with iTunes; make calls with your iPhone; send and receive email; surf the Web; and snap photos. You'll get tips for downloading and enjoying music, podcasts, games, and videos, as well as using a wide variety of applications. This easy-to-use guide helps you have more fun on day one with your iPhone or iPod touch! Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid Dwight Spivey is a software and support engineer for Konica Minolta where he specializes in working with Mac operating systems, applications, and hardware. He teaches classes on Mac usage, writes training materials, and is a Mac OS X beta tester for Apple. Spivey is the author of How to Do Everything: Mac and several other books.

HTML, XHTML & CSS QuickSteps

HTML, XHTML & CSS QuickSteps

Author: Guy Hart-Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2009

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Learn how to use HTML, XHTML, and CSS, right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how to build your own website, add graphics and links, and create tables and frames. Learn how to apply the power and flexibility of XHTML and CSS to your website, and make sure it's compatible with all browsers for PCs and Macs. Color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the information you need. Get your website up and running in no time with help from this easy-to-use guide. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

PC QuickSteps, Second Edition

PC QuickSteps, Second Edition

Author: Guy Hart-Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2008

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Get started using your PC right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to manage, customize, and troubleshoot your desktop or laptop PC. Follow along and learn how to install and configure hardware and software, use Windows Vista, manage files, access and navigate the Internet, set up a home network, secure your PC, and much more. Get the book that gets you up and running on your PC in no time. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

eBay (R) QuickSteps, Second Edition

eBay (R) QuickSteps, Second Edition

Author: Carole Matthews, John Cronan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2007

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Get started using eBay right away-the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to buy and sell just about anything. You'll learn to navigate eBay, become a member, and develop strategies for buying at the lowest prices. You'll also find out how to list your items well and price them to sell, research other buyers and sellers, protect yourself from fraud, and much more. It's easy to flip straight to the information you need using the color-coded tabs. Get the book that gets you up-and-running on eBay in no time. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Microsoft Office Access 2007 QuickSteps

Microsoft Office Access 2007 QuickSteps

Author: John Cronan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2007

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Get started using Access 2007 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features. Follow along and learn to work with the new Office interface and ribbon, create databases and tables, and enter and edit data. You'll also find out how to retrieve information, create forms, and generate reports. Plus, you can flip straight to the information you need easily using the color-coded tabs. Get the book that gets you started using Access 2007 in no time. In each chapter: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 QuickSteps

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2007

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Get started using Outlook 2007 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features. Follow along and learn to work with the new Office interface and ribbon; send, receive, and manage e-mail; enter contact information; schedule appointments; set up tasks; and use the Journal. You'll also find out how to manage files and folders, secure your e-mail, and block junk mail and spam. Plus, you can flip straight to the information you need easily using the color-coded tabs. Get the book that gets you started using Outlook 2007 in no time. In each chapter: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 QuickSteps

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 QuickSteps

Author: Carole Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2007

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007QuickSteps is the fastest, easiest way to learn how to make professional-quality presentationsUsing lots of graphics while keeping text to a minimum. Microsoft Office PowerPoint 12 QuickSteps makes it easy for readers to learn how to make great looking presentations with PowerPoint. Readers can instantly find just the effects and techniques they are looking for.Covers the essential features of the new version of PowerPoint, including the new interface that uses the Ribbon-a context-sensitive tool that replaces menus and toolbarsDiscusses the improved interoperability between PowerPoint and other applicationsTeaches users how to make great-looking charts and graphs in PowerPoint; bring in sounds, video, and graphics; and import data from other applicationsTake readers painlessly from the basics to intermediate-level skills

Windows Vista QuickSteps

Windows Vista QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/12/2006

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Get started using Windows Vista right away--the QuickSteps way. Color screenshots and clear instructions show you how to use all the new and improved features available in this state-of-the art operating system. Follow along and learn to customize your desktop; organize, store, and back up files; connect to the Internet and use email; add hardware and software; and work with photos, music, and video. You'll also find out how to secure your system and set up a wired or wireless network. Plus, you can flip straight to the information you need easily using the color-coded tabs. Get the book that gets you started using Windows Vista in no time.

Photoshop QuickSteps

Photoshop QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews, Carole Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2005

Here is the fastest, easiest way to learn Photoshop--all in full color. Inside, color screenshots and brief instructions show and explain how to use Photoshop. Follow along and learn to use the drawing and painting tools, retouch photos, add and manipulate text, use layers, create special effects, and more. Preparing art for print and the Web is also covered. Each chapter's How to list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to specific tasks. Learn instantly from the step-by-step graphics that cover: Creating, importing, and saving imagesUsing paths, shapes, and paintingColor correcting, retouching, and repairing imagesSaving time with actions and automations

Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 QuickSteps

Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 QuickSteps

Author: Martin Matthews, John Cronan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2004

FrontPage QuickSteps provides a brief overview combined with ready reference material and simplified tutorials, like a recipe book for computer users.The layout is clear and readable and yet thoroughly contemporary in design. Tabs on the edges of the pages provide a handy reference to the action being discussed on that page. The lengthwise layout of the book provides for a more open, visual display of the material and helps the book lie flat on the reader's desk.

Windows XP Quicksteps

Windows XP Quicksteps

Author: Martin Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2004

Brace youself, because here comes QuickSteps: The fast, easy, accessible information on Windows XP in a full-color cookbook-style format. Provides answers to all of your How-do-I questions in a concise and meaningful way. Lengthwise page layout allows for easy page viewing. Useful tips and cautions are displayed in the margins so that they don't break the flow of the quick steps themselves.

Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps

Windows 7 for Seniors QuickSteps

Author: Marty Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2000

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!Start using Windows 7 right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to get up to speed on all the features of this versatile operating system. Follow along and quickly learn how to customize your desktop, manage files, connect to the internet, use email, add hardware and software, print documents, and secure your system. You'll also get tips for using Windows 7 to work with your photos, play music, and make movies. Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get the most out of Windows 7. The unique, oblong layout of the QuickSteps series mimics your computer screen, displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your computer. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Quicken 2012 QuickSteps

Quicken 2012 QuickSteps

Author: Martin Matthews, Bobbi Sandberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2000

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Start using Quicken 2012 right away--the QuickSteps way.Color screenshots and clear instructions make it easy to ramp up on the latest release of the #1 personal finance software. Follow along and learn how to balance your checkbook; print checks; pay bills online; reconcile your bank, credit card, and investment accounts; track expenses; budget your money; and plan your financial future. Get up to speed on Quicken 2012 in no time with help from this practical, fast-paced guide. Use these handy guideposts: Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid Marty Matthews has more than 30 years of computing experience, is cocreator of the QuickSteps series, and the author or coauthor of more than 70 books, including the bestselling Windows 7 QuickSteps and Microsoft Office 2010 QuickSteps. He specializes in explaining complex topics to beginners. Bobbi Sandberg is a consultant, instructor, and retired CPA who is recognized by Intuit as a Certified Professional Advisor. She teaches at community colleges and local senior centers and has been training users on Quicken since its first DOS version in the 1980s. Bobbi is the author of Quicken 2012: The Official Guide and other books.