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Office 365 customers get the new Office for Mac first. You’ll have Office applications on your Mac or PC, apps on tablets and smartphones for when you're on the.

Get the most out of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac with handy tips for working in Office in general as well as word-processing in Word, making spreadsheets in Excel, creating PowerPoint slides, and e-mailing with Entourage.

Tips that Work throughout Office 2008 for Mac

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Use these common commands and features throughout all of Office 2008 for Mac’s applications.

Command/FeatureHow to Access It
UndoLook for the Undo button on the Standard toolbar or press the
keyboard combination Command-Z.
Multiple UndoClick the tiny triangle next to the Undo button to see a pop-up
menu of available Undo actions.
Select AllChoose Edit→Select All or press Command-A to select
everything in your document, including tables, charts, pictures,
and other objects.
HelpFree training movies and online courses are now available in
Office 2008 Help. Click the Help button on any of the toolbars and
explore topics under Popular Training. You’ll also find them in
Help search results.
Pop-up menusRight-click or Control-click just about anywhere on the screen
to get context-sensitive menus.
CopyPress Command-C.
CutPress Command-X.
PastePress Command-V.
Menu barPress Control-F2 to activate the menu bar. Then use the arrow
keys to navigate the menu and press the spacebar to activate a menu
DockPress Control-F3 to activate the Dock. Then use the arrow keys
to navigate the menu and press the spacebar to activate a menu

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Tips and Tools for Working with Word 2008 for Mac

Improve word-processing efficiency in Word 2008 for Mac with these handy commands and tools.

Print Layout viewChoose View→Print Layout to work with word processing
documents the traditional way.
Notebook Layout viewChoose View→Notebook Layout for taking typed notes and
recording audio notes of meetings and classes.
Publishing Layout viewChoose View→Publishing Layout to make newsletters and
other publications.
Customize keyboard shortcutsChoose Tools→Customize Keyboard to set up keyboard
Customize menus and toolbarsChoose View→Customize Menus and Toolbars to create and
fine-tune your menus and toolbars.
Change font sizesUse the slider bar on the Formatting Palette.
Display Reference ToolsPress Option-Command-R to display Reference Tools on the Object

Tips and Tricks for Excel 2008 for Mac

How to stay in charge of spreadsheets in Excel 2008 for Mac? Use these quick steps for your most common activities.

Rename a worksheetDouble-click a sheet tab to change its name.
Edit cellsDouble-click a cell to edit the cell formula or cell contents
on the worksheet.
File timesaverSave your files as Excel Binary Workbook (.xlsb) to get a much
smaller file that opens and saves faster.
Create table rows and columnsChoose Insert→List to start the List Wizard, which helps
you create row and column tables for your data.
Alternative menu optionsHold down the Shift key while navigating Excel’s menus to
see alternative options.

Perfecting PowerPoint 2008 for Mac Presentation Skills

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Learn how to spruce up your slide presentations with these handy PowerPoint 2008 for Mac features.

Cross-platform presentationsTo play your presentations on other platforms, install
Flip4Mac, a free QuickTime codec that enables you to play
Windows Media Video format in QuickTime.
Print handoutsTo print handouts with lines for taking notes, choose
File→Print. Look for the Print What pop-up menu and choose
Handouts (3 Slides per Page).
Create a PowerPoint packageTo create a package that has all DRM-free media properly
linked, choose File→Save As. In the Format pop-up menu, choose
PowerPoint Package.
Notes Page ViewChoose View→Notes Page to work in a special view that
allows you to see your slide and create extensive notes.

Entourage 2008 for Mac Basics

Manage and manipulate your e-mail, calendar, and contacts with these Entourage 2008 for Mac tips.

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Customize toolbarsChoose View→Customize Toolbar.
Work offlineIf you lose your Internet connection, choose
Entourage→Work Offline. Choose the same menu option again when
you can reconnect. Entourage records all your actions while
you’re away so you can even create and queue mail messages
and Calendar invitations.
SearchPress Command-F to initiate a powerful search within
Start a new projectChoose New→Project from the File menu.
Create rulesChoose Tools→Rules to make all sorts of rules to automate