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61.

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.
62.

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.
63.

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.
64.

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.
65.

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.
66.

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.
67.

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.
68.

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.
69.

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.
70.

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.
71.

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.
72.

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.
73.

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.
74.

Making Windows 10 Accessible

  • By Nancy Muir BoysenNov 4, 2015
  • Windows 10 offers several accessibility features to address these needs, such as Magnifier to enlarge content on the screen, Narrator to read content to a user, the ability to adjust screen brightness or contrast, and the option of speaking text rather than typing it. This chapter from "Windows 10 Plain & Simple" covers these accessibility features.
75.

The VertiPaq Engine in DAX

  • By Alberto Ferrari, Marco RussoNov 3, 2015
  • This chapter from "The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI" covers the internal architecture of the VertiPaq engine: the in-memory columnar database that stores and hosts your model.
76.

Understanding Evaluation Contexts in DAX

  • By Alberto Ferrari, Marco RussoNov 3, 2015
  • This chapter from "The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI" covers evaluation contexts, which are the basis of all of the advanced features of DAX.
77.

Customizing the Appearance of Windows 10

  • By Nancy Muir BoysenNov 2, 2015
  • This chapter from "Windows 10 Plain & Simple" shows you how to customize your Windows 10 desktop, including using themes, customizing the taskbar, and Lock Screen, moving and resizing tiles, and more.
78.

Overview of Windows PowerShell 5.0

  • By Ed WilsonNov 2, 2015
  • This chapter from "Windows PowerShell Step by Step, 3rd Edition" covers the basic use and capabilities of Windows PowerShell, how to install Windows PowerShell, how to use basic command-line utilities inside Windows PowerShell and access Windows PowerShell help, and run and get help on basic Windows PowerShell cmdlets.
79.

How to Change the Appearance of a Workbook in Microsoft Excel 2016

  • By Curtis FryeOct 16, 2015
  • This chapter from Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to changing the appearance of data, applying existing formats to data, making numbers easier to read, changing data’s appearance based on its value, and adding images to worksheets.
80.

How to Combine Data from Multiple Sources in Microsoft Excel 2016

  • By Curtis FryeOct 16, 2015
  • This chapter from Microsoft Excel 2016 Step by Step guides you through procedures related to using a workbook as a template for other workbooks, linking to data in other workbooks, and consolidating multiple sets of data into a single workbook.

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