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41.

Understanding Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions

  • By Yuri Diogenes, Jeff Gilbert, Robert MazzoliFeb 17, 2016
  • This chapter explains how Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions address these areas and covers the basics of enterprise mobility management. It also covers considerations for selecting and deploying these solutions, as well as introducing a sample enterprise mobility management scenario that will be used throughout this book.
42.

Enhance Message Content in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • By Joan LambertFeb 3, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to personalizing default message formatting, applying thematic elements to individual messages, creating and using automatic signatures, incorporating imagery in messages, and changing message settings and delivery options.
43.

Manage Scheduling in Microsoft Outlook 2016

  • By Joan LambertFeb 3, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Outlook 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to scheduling and changing appointments, events, and meetings; responding to meeting requests; and displaying different views of a calendar.
44.

Add Sound and Movement to Slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 25, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to adding and removing slides, dividing presentations into sections, rearranging slides and sections, applying themes, and changing slide backgrounds.
45.

Create and Manage Slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 25, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to adding and removing slides, dividing presentations into sections, rearranging slides and sections, applying themes, and changing slide backgrounds.
46.

Azure Active Directory application model

  • By Vittorio BertocciJan 22, 2016
  • This chapter from Modern Authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web Applications takes a closer look at how Azure AD represents applications and their relationships to other apps, users, and organizations.
47.

The OWIN OpenID Connect Middleware

  • By Vittorio BertocciJan 22, 2016
  • This chapter from Modern Authentication with Azure Active Directory for Web Applications will reveal the various layers of the object model for you, showing how you can fine-tune the authentication process to meet your needs.
48.

Insert and Modify Diagrams in Microsoft Word 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 11, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Word 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to creating diagrams, modifying diagrams, and creating picture diagrams in Microsoft Word 2016.
49.

Modify the Structure and Appearance of Text in Microsoft Word 2016

  • By Joan LambertJan 11, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Word 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to applying character and paragraph formatting, structuring content manually, creating and modifying lists, applying styles to text, and changing a document’s theme.
50.

Add Structure to Your Diagrams in Microsoft Visio 2016

  • By Scott A. HelmersJan 8, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Visio 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to organizing shapes by using containers or lists, finding containers and lists in Visio, and annotating shapes by using callouts.
51.

Visualize Your Data in Microsoft Visio 2016

  • By Scott A. HelmersJan 8, 2016
  • This chapter from Microsoft Visio 2016 Step By Step guides you through procedures related to enhancing diagram effectiveness, creating and applying data graphics, editing data graphics, and creating data graphic legends.
52.

Troubleshooting Windows 10

  • By Ed Bott, Carl Siechert, Craig StinsonJan 7, 2016
  • This chapter from Windows 10 Inside Out shows you the many tools that Windows provides for diagnosing errors and recovering from problems.
53.

Using Windows 10

  • By Ed Bott, Carl Siechert, Craig StinsonJan 7, 2016
  • This chapter from Windows 10 Inside Out covers things you tap, click, drag, and drop to make Windows do your bidding. Some, like the taskbar and notification icons, are similar enough to their predecessors that you might miss subtle but significant changes. It also includes a section on the unique ways to interact with a tablet running Windows 10. And, of course, it covers Cortana, the first Windows feature that can literally speak for itself.
54.

How to Add Sound and Movement to PowerPoint Slides

  • By Joan Lambert, Curtis FryeDec 17, 2015
  • This chapter from Microsoft Office 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to animating text and pictures on slides, customizing animation effects, adding audio content to slides, adding video content to slides, and optimizing and compressing media.
55.

Exam Ref 70-697 Configuring Windows Devices: Manage Identity

  • By Andrew Bettany, Jason KellingtonNov 19, 2015
  • Identity is an important concept in Windows, and the Manage Identity objective domain will test your understanding of how identities are managed in Windows to provide users with a consistent and secure environment. You’ll also need to know how to support Windows Store and Office 365 apps, install apps into images, and support authentication and permissions mechanisms in Windows.
56.

Understanding Values and References in Microsoft Visual C#

  • By John SharpNov 18, 2015
  • In this chapter from Microsoft Visual C# Step by Step, 8th Edition, you will learn how the characteristics of the primitive types, such as int, double, and char, differ from the characteristics of class types.
57.

Working with Variables, Operators, and Expressions in Microsoft Visual C#

  • By John SharpNov 18, 2015
  • This chapter from Microsoft Visual C# Step by Step, 8th Edition introduces you to the elements of Microsoft Visual C# syntax and semantics, including statements, keywords, and identifiers.
58.

Manage User Accounts and Settings in Windows 10

  • By Joan Lambert, Steve LambertNov 12, 2015
  • This chapter from Windows 10 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to creating and managing user accounts, managing account pictures and passwords, and customizing your sign-in options.
59.

Personalize Your Working Environment in Windows 10

  • By Joan Lambert, Steve LambertNov 12, 2015
  • This chapter from Windows 10 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to modifying the Start screen and Start menu, managing Start screen tiles, setting the desktop background and system colors, configuring the taskbar, and applying and managing themes.
60.

Working with Functions in Windows PowerShell

  • By Ed WilsonNov 11, 2015
  • There are clear-cut guidelines that can be used to design functions. These guidelines can be used to ensure that functions are easy to understand, easy to maintain, and easy to troubleshoot. This chapter from Windows PowerShell Step by Step, 3rd Edition examines the reasons for the scripting guidelines and provides examples of both good and bad code design.

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