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May 14, 2010

Outlook 2007 Quick References, Flashcards, Practice Tests, and Learning Games

Here are Outlook 2007 Quick References, Flashcards, Practice Tests with answers, and Learning Games. Each quick reference document lists Outlook tasks or features to be performed along with their corresponding commands or menu items using the Mouse, the Ribbon, the Shortcut Menu, and Keyboard Shortcuts. The first Outlook quick reference details 65 Outlook 2007 tasks, and the second provides the commands for  50 Outlook tasks.


 - Outlook 2007 Quick Reference 1  (4 pages, pdf format, 166kb)
 - Outlook 2007 Quick Reference 2  (3 pages, pdf format, 171kb)


Chapter 1
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 2
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge



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May 13, 2010

Access 2007 Flashcards, Practice Tests, and Learning Games

Here are 2 Access 2007 Quick References, along with Access 2007 Flashcards, Practice Tests with answers, and Learning Games. Each quick reference document lists Access tasks or features to be performed along with their corresponding commands or menu items using the Mouse, the Ribbon, the Shortcut Menu, and Keyboard Shortcuts. The first quick reference provides 70 Access 2007 tasks, and the second one contains 124 tasks.


 - Access 2007 Quick Reference 1  (4 pages, pdf format, 155kb)
 - Access 2007 Quick Reference 2  (8 pages, pdf format, 185kb)


Chapter 1
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 2
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 3
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 4
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 5
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge


Chapter 6
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 7
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 8
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 9
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge



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20 Office 2007 eBooks

Here are 20 downloadable MS Office eBooks, mostly for the Office 2007 version, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Project. These are in PDF an CHM (Windows Help) format.


Microsoft Office eBooks:
 - Outlook 2007
 - Word 2007
 - Access 2007
 - Excel 2007
 - Project 2007
 - Access 2007
 - Microsoft Office 2007
 - Excel 2007 VBA
 - Programming Excel
 - Excel Data Analysis with SQL
 - Excel VBA and dotNet
 - Access VBA
 - Access 2007 VBA



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May 12, 2010

Photoshop Photo Editing Tutorials

Here are many excellent Photoshop Photo Editing Tutorials, courtesy of geofflawrence.com. These Photoshop tutorials cover and teach many important features and tools of Photoshop that you will need to use when editing photographs and graphics. They are designed to help you make better, more informed choices in your editing. This site also offers many Photography tutorials that will help you become a better photographer.


Photoshop Tutorial Topics:

Size
- Scaling your files.

Contrast
 - Balancing those pixels.

Color
 - Dealing with color casts.

Levels
 - A video Photoshop tutorial showing how to use the levels adjustment to control contrast.

Curves
 - A video Photoshop tutorial showing how to use the curves adjustment to control contrast.

Processing RAW Files
 - An introduction to Adobe Camera Raw.

Processing RAW Files using HSL
 - Advanced use of ACR.

Sharpening
 - Using the unsharp mask.

Using the Quick Mask
 - Masking parts of your picture to edit certain areas.

Adjustment Layer Masks
 - How to build accurate layer masks.

Straightening Horizons
 - A must for landscape and building photographers.

Replacing Boring Skies
 - Using layers in Photoshop.

Videos on Compositing
 - Video tutorials on using layers.
    – Choosing Images and Masking
    – Working with Layers
    – Tidying Up the Mask

Using the Channel Mixer
 - How to make a better job of changing images from colour to black & white.

Using Curves on Adjustment Layers
 - laying with contrast and tones to give a more dramatic effect.

High Dynamic Range
 - How to shoot and process HDR pictures with Photomatix Pro software.


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May 11, 2010

PowerPoint 2007 Quick References, Flashcards, Practice Tests, and Learning Games

Here are 2 PowerPoint 2007 Quick References, along with PowerPoint 2007 Flashcards, Practice Tests with answers, and Learning Games. Each quick reference document lists PowerPoint tasks or features to be performed along with their corresponding commands or menu items using the Mouse, the Ribbon, the Shortcut Menu, and Keyboard Shortcuts. The first quick reference lists about 48 PowerPoint 2007 tasks, and the second one details out about 100 tasks.


 - PowerPoint 2007 Quick Reference 1  (4 pages, pdf format, 154kb)
 - PowerPoint 2007 Quick Reference 2  (7 pages, pdf format, 145kb)


Chapter 1:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 2:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 3:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 4:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 5:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 6:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge



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May 3, 2010

2 Excel 2007 Quick References and 45 Flashcards

Here are  2 Excel 2007 Quick References, and also 45 Excel 2007 Flashcards with answers. Each quick reference document lists Excel tasks or features to be performed along with their corresponding commands or menu items using the Mouse, the Ribbon, the Shortcut Menu, and Keyboard Shortcuts. The first quick reference lists about 85 Excel 2007 tasks, and the second one details out about 140 tasks.


 - Excel 2007 Quick Reference 1  (5 pages, pdf format, 175kb)

 - Excel 2007 Quick Reference 2  (8 pages, pdf format, 167kb)


Update 5/11/2010: This MS Office training site also provides the following free Excel 2007 Flashcards, Practice Tests with answers, and Learning Games:

Chapter 1:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 2:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 3:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 4:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 5:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 6:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 7:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 8:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Chapter 9:
Flashcards
Practice Test
Who Wants to be a Computer Genius2?
Wheel of Terms
Crossword Puzzle Challenge



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