Office 2003 Application Development All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies
- Covers the new features, tools, and technologies in Office 2003 and demonstrates how developers can extend, enhance, and customize the suite using VisualBasic for Applications (VBA)
- More than 800 pages of clear and friendly For Dummies advice and instructions help developers get up to speed fast, improve workflow, and get the job done
- Packed with helpful real-world examples, including creating an Office document collaboration manager, automating e-mail routing, administering the Task Pane from within an application, and building a distributed business system using Web services
- The eight minibooks cover Office 2003 essentials; understanding Office programming; maximizing Word; making the most of Excel; advanced Access; exploiting Outlook; InterOffice; working as a team; and power techniques such as advanced Office automation, VBA, and .NET
From 1981 through 1987, he was editor of COMPUTE! magazine, during which time he wrote hundreds of magazine articles and two columns. From 1987 to 1991, he was editorial director and partner in Signal Research and began writing books full-time in 1991. He has written 34 computer books since 1982. Of those, four became bestsellers: Machine Language for Beginners (COMPUTE! Books), The Second Book of Machine Language (COMPUTE! Books), The Visual Guide to Visual Basic (Ventana), and The Visual Basic Power Toolkit (Ventana, with Evangelos Petroutsos). Overall, his books have sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into 11 languages.
Table of Contents
Book I: Office 2003 Essentials.
Chapter 1: Getting with the Program.
Chapter 2: Programming Lite: Making the Most of Macros.
Chapter 3: What’s New in 2003?
Book II: Understanding Office Programming.
Chapter 1: The Basics of Office Development with VBA.
Chapter 2: Managing Data.
Chapter 3: Looping and Branching.
Chapter 4: Managing Files and UserForms.
Chapter 5: Moving to the Internet.
Chapter 6: Debugging.
Book III: Maximizing Word.
Chapter 1: The Word Object Model.
Chapter 2: Power Editing.
Chapter 3: Using XML in Word.
Chapter 4: The Internet Connection.
Chapter 5: Advanced Word Macros.
Book IV: Making the Most of Excel.
Chapter 1: The Excel Object Model.
Chapter 2: Handling Excel Events.
Chapter 3: Advanced Worksheet Editing.
Chapter 4: Data Diving with Pivot Tables.
Chapter 5: Business Analysis with Excel.
Chapter 6: Ten Excellent Excel Macro Techniques.
Book V: Advanced Access.
Chapter 1: Access Today.
Chapter 2: Programming Access.
Chapter 3: Manipulating Datasets.
Chapter 4: Automating Access.
Chapter 5: Troubleshooting in Access.
Chapter 6: Access Macro Techniques.
Book VI: Exploiting Outlook.
Chapter 1: Outlook Power Tools.
Chapter 2: Programming Outlook.
Chapter 3: Managing Work and Life.
Chapter 4: Expert E-Mail Administration.
Chapter 5: Group Management in Outlook.
Chapter 6: Advanced Outlook Macros.
Book VII: InterOffice: Working as a Team.
Chapter 1: Collaboration Features Overview.
Chapter 2: Managing Shared Documents.
Chapter 3: XML and Office.
Chapter 4: Working with InfoPath.
Chapter 5: Adding Smart Tags.
Chapter 6: Exploring Smart Documents.
Chapter 7: Using Project 2003.
Chapter 8: Employing SharePoint.
Book VIII: Power Techniques: Advanced Office Automation, VBA, and .NET.
Chapter 1: Advanced Office 2003 Programming.
Chapter 2: Exploring XML.
Chapter 3: Employing Objects.
Chapter 4: Advanced Internet VBA.
Chapter 5: Working with .NET.
Chapter 6: Using Visual Studio Tools for Office 2003.
Chapter 7: Office 2003 Security.
Chapter 8: No More Paranoia: Programmatic Encryption.
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