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  1. 1. James CrowleyC3 – Crowley Computer ConsultingMICROSOFT OFFICE 2003 TOOFFICE 2007 TRANSITION
  2. 2. QuizWhat version of Office do youuse? What edition? 95  Basic 97  Home and Student 2000  Standard 2002  Small Business Edition 2003  Professional 2007  Ultimate
  3. 3. Quiz Do you love Office? Have you tried alternatives? Like WordPerfect, Lotus, OpenOffice What is the cost of Office? And what is the Return On Investment in your application? What do you want to learn today?
  4. 4. Versions and pricing
  5. 5. Versions and extras
  6. 6. Where is help?
  7. 7. Where is help? ? Button in upper right hand corner of window.  Office help programs access Microsoft web pages for improved results. Web searches, Google works!
  8. 8. The Ribbon – heart of thenew User Interface (UI) Same commands, new places No menus One toolbar Not customizable Easy to learn, but tough to unlearn menus and toolbars More extensive tooltips Most items will preview
  9. 9. RibbonsIn… Out… Access  OneNote Excel  Publisher PowerPoint  Accounting Express Word  Groove Open items of Outlook  Infopath (mail, contacts, appointme  Main Outlook screen nts)
  10. 10. Cutting the Ribbon to pieces Tabs Groups Commands Dialog boxes
  11. 11. Lost commands Many specific, contextual commands do not show on the ribbon until the proper context is available. For example, there are no picture formatting commands until a picture is inserted or selected.
  12. 12. Ribbons adjust to fill window
  13. 13. Mice are for wimps Navigate the Ribbon by tapping the Alt key and then resulting KeyTips.  ESC moves to previous selection There are many keyboard shortcuts.  Most are unchanged from older Office editions.  From Help, search for “keyboard shortcuts.”
  14. 14. Where did my ribbon go? Minimize the Ribbon Click on tab titles to useTo minimize or restore the ribbon:•Choose Minimize the Ribbon or Restore the Ribbon from the Customize Quick Access Toolbar•Double-click on the active tab name•Press Ctrl+F1
  15. 15. Microsoft Office Button Think of the 2003 File menu Application options are found on the bottom right.
  16. 16. Quick Access Toolbar Only easily customized part of the UI  Ribbon can be customized programmatically and via add-on apps Save, Undo and Redo Customize menu
  17. 17. Customizing the Quick AccessToolbar Select common tools from menu Add more tools from More Commands… Show below or above the Ribbon
  18. 18. But not everyone has Office2007! Office 2007 can run on Windows Vista and Xp All users running Office 2003 through 2000, running Windows 2000 or newer should install the compatibility pack from  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.asp x?FamilyID=941b3470-3ae9-4aee-8f43- c6bb74cd1466&displaylang=en  Or Google “microsoft office compatibility pack” and it will be the first link There are always winners and losers…
  19. 19. Smart Art
  20. 20. Smart Art Tools: Design
  21. 21. Smart Art Tools: Format
  22. 22. ApplicationsReviewed Not reviewed Word  Accounting Express Excel  Groove Outlook  InfoPath PowerPoint  OneNote Publisher Access
  23. 23. Accounting Express Accounting by Microsoft. Can they supplant QuickBooks?
  24. 24. Groove Groove is like instant messaging with application sharing. Allows for collaboration anywhere you have an Internet connection.
  25. 25. InfoPath Server based technology to create web browser fillable forms, manage form templates and collect data. Use requires a Share Point server.
  26. 26. OneNote Note-taking and information- management in electronic notebooks that can be shared. Notebooks on steroids! Incredible with a tablet.