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iWork: Apple's Alternative to Microsoft Office?
By Matthew David
Jun 10, 2005
Want an alternative to Microsoft Office? Apple thinks that it has the contender. Matthew David gives you a first-hand look at Apple's new iWork software: a presentation tool (Keynote 2) and a document design application (Pages). Does iWork cut the mustard, or is it just an imitation? Check it out.
Absolutely the Last Article You Need To Read About Absolute References in Excel
By Maria Langer
Jan 7, 2005
Ever copy a formula you think is perfect and have surprising (and incorrect) results in the destination cells? You might be missing out on a feature of Excel that can make your spreadsheet work easier.
Nail Down a Word 2003 Template with Document Information Fields
By Laurie Rowell
Oct 1, 2004
If you're building a Word 2003 template, fields automate the job. Laurie Rowell automates fields (or she at least shows you how to create them).
Document Design with Style in Word 2003
By Laurie Rowell
Jul 16, 2004
Designing your own document designs gives you control of the finished product. All you need to do is master a few basic design principles as you learn to use Word styles. Laurie Rowell gives you the scoop on defining and applying these styles to give you the look you want.
Using OneNote with Office
By Todd W. Carter, Diane Poremsky
Feb 20, 2004
Todd Carter and Diane Poremsky explain how information from other Office documents can be included in your OneNote notes.
TOURCast: A Real-Time Golf Coverage Application on Linux
By Dee Ann LeBlanc
Jan 16, 2004
The PGA's TOURCast web application keeps avid golf spectators up-to-the-minute by Internet, following every movement of each competition. Dee-Ann LeBlanc describes this magic.
Using the Outlook 2003 Inbox to Manage Messages
By Jim Boyce, Michael J. Young
Dec 12, 2003
In this sample book chapter, you'll learn how to work with E-mail messages, open or save file attachments, use Instant Messaging, send faxes, organize your messages with rules, and block junk e-mail messages.
A Quick Tour of PowerPoint 2003
By Rebecca Altman, Rick Altman
Nov 26, 2003
Trying to get a handle on the new features in PowerPoint 2003? The authors of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide will give you a tour of what's new, so you can more easily decide if it's time to upgrade.
Building An Access Database in Dreamweaver MX 2004
By Sean Nicholson
Nov 13, 2003
Sean Nicholson shares some intricacies in working with databases and Dreamweaver MX 2004 to create a human resources management system.
Creating FileMaker Pro Layouts
By Cynthia Baron, Daniel Peck
Apr 25, 2003
Learn how to customize the appearance of your data for specific tasks and users through FilaMaket Pro layouts.
Revised Book/DVD to Cover Apple's New iLife Suite
By Jim Heid
Jan 8, 2003
Peachpit Press author given advance access to new versions and is available for comment on Apple's new iLife strategy
Poor Leo's 2002 Computer Almanac — Daily Computing Tips
By Leo Laporte
Mar 22, 2002
Tips, tricks, and solutions to your computer problems. Leo Laporte, high-energy host of TechTV's Call for Help and The ScreenSavers, shares his wit and wisdom in this entertaining book for tech enthusiasts.
QuickDraw Basics
By Dan Sydow
Dec 14, 2001
Topics such as the graphics grid and setting drawing parameters are covered in this article on QuickDraw basics by expert author Dan Parks Sydow.
Quick Tips that Work with Any Office App
By Steve Sagman
May 1, 2001
from Microsoft Office 2000 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, by Steve Sagman
What's New (and Improved) in Excel 2000
By Maria Langer
May 1, 2001
from Excel 2000 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, by Maria Langer
Online Tax Issues
By Peter S. Carlisle
Feb 1, 2001
by Peter S. Carlisle, from Creating Stores on the Web, 2nd Edition, by Ben Sawyer, Dave Greely, and Joe Cataudella
Script Commands in FileMaker
Feb 1, 2000
Peachpit art
Working with Scripts in FileMaker Pro 5
Feb 1, 2000
Peachpit art
How to Create an Agenda Slide in PowerPoint
By Rebecca Bridges Altman
May 1, 1999
By Rebecca Bridges Altman, author of PowerPoint 2000/98 for Windows & Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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