Microsoft Releases More Office 2007 Training Demos

Office 2007 System Demos:
Enable blocked macros – Watch this demo to learn how you can enable macros in 2007 Office release programs and make informed security decisions that can help you keep your computer safer while you work.
Set a password for a workbook, document, or presentation – Watch the demo to see how easy it is to set a password to help you control who can open or modify the Office files you create.
Work with tables in a document, presentation, or message – Watch the demo to see how easy it is to add tables to your document, presentation, or message. 
Access 2007 Demo:
Meet the Navigation Pane – This demo shows you how to use the Navigation Pane to organize the objects in a database into categories and groups. The demo also shows you how to begin working with the built-in categories and groups, as well as how to manage custom categories and groups.
InfoPath 2007 Demos: 
Create reusable template parts – In this demo, you’ll learn how to create a new template part, test it, make corrections in it if necessary, and install it on your computer. After that, you can use it over and over and share it with other form designers in your company. Watch the demo to see how easy it is to create these basic building blocks for form templates.
Publish a form template as an e-mail message – With InfoPath 2007, it’s simple to distribute a form template as an e-mail message. When team members receive the form template you’ve created, they can easily create a form right from their Inbox. To help out the team members receiving
completed forms, you can enable easy sorting by categories of data in the form in Office Outlook. The Publishing Wizard in InfoPath makes all of this a snap. Watch the demo to see how you can be creating and distributing your own form templates in no time. 
Outlook 2007 Demos:
Create and use an e-mail signature – In Outlook you can create and store different signatures for different circumstances. It’s easy to create a signature that includes the information you want— whether it’s a plain signature with just your name or an elaborate one with a photo, hyperlink, contact details, and several lines of text formatted for clarity and emphasis. Set a signature to appear by default, or add one with a quick right-click. Creating, managing, and using e-mai signatures is easy.
Customize your calendar – Did you know that the views in your Outlook calendar are fully customizable? For example, you can view your days and weeks in increments of 5 minutes, 60 minutes, and a variety of periods in between. You can adjust the view of your calendar according to your work week and work day; for instance, you can display Sunday through Thursday and show a normal day as being 11 in the morning to 7 in the evening if you like. Use different color schemes, and show more or less detail in your calendar.
Find needles in a haystack with Instant Search – If you’re buried in e-mail (and who isn’t?), Instant Search in Outlook 2007 can save the day for you — every day. The new Instant Search helps you quickly find e-mail messages, appointments, contacts, or any Outlook item. You don’t even need to know which folder the item is in. Watch the demo to see how to use this fast search feature, and start finding what you want instantly.
Share contact information with Electronic Business Cards – Traditional paper business cards are a time-honored and effective way to get business and contact information out to current and prospective clients. But these days, a lot of business is done in e-mail. So how do you make sure that people know how to reach you? Try an Electronic Business Card (or EBC), part of the Contacts feature in Outlook. An EBC is simple to create and you can easily add your company logo or a picture of yourself. And when you use an EBC as part of your e-mail signature, customers and friends will see it in a format that looks good and is easy for them to save.
Up to speed – Learn how the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar put the commands you need right at your fingertips. You’ll see that it’s quick and easy to compose and format your message, add attachments, and then send. Tracking tasks, making appointments, scheduling meetings, working with contacts — Outlook makes it all easier than ever.
PowerPoint 2007 Demo:
Add animation and sound to text and objects – Animation effects and sounds can add excitement to your presentations and help you emphasize key points while you deliver the slide show. This demo shows you ways to add these effects: by using the built-in animation effects in PowerPoint, by creating your own customized effects, and by adding sound. Built-in effects are a good choice when you’re pushed for time. As you move your pointer over the list of options, you see a live preview of how the animation will look on your slide. If you want to choreograph more complex effects, PowerPoint lets you choose from dozens of options to build unique visuals and sound.
Project 2007 Demo:
Add, hide, and show columns – Suppose you’ve created a project plan in Project, and you want to add a new column of information. You also want to be able to choose not to display the new information, but you don’t want it to be lost. With Project, you can create a column of information, hide a column, and show a column that you’ve previously hidden.  
Visio 2007 Demo:
Create a background and watermark for your drawings – Watch the demo to see how easy it is to create a background and watermark for your Visio drawings. You can include your company logo in the background and add a watermark in just a few quick steps. And you can reuse this background on every page in your Visio drawing.
Word 2007 Demos:
Create a set of labels with mail merge – In Word you can use mail merge when you want to create a set of address labels. These four demos show how to use the Mail Merge feature in to create labels for use in mass mailings.
Headers and footers made simple – It’s easier than ever to customize your Word documents with unique headers and footers. With a few clicks you can create a designer look while you insert an additional layer of information in multipage documents. Choose from a gallery of designs, and change the theme to suit your needs. This set of three demos shows you how headers and footers can make your work look more professional and help readers keep their bearings.
Let Word manage your table of contents – A table of contents helps those who read your document by presenting the information in handy outline form. Preparing a table of contents used to be a laborious manual process of making sure all the TOC headings and page numbers matched up with the text—as you worked from first draft to last draft.
Share documents with people who are using previous versions – learn to to share your documents with your colleagues who are still using earlier versions of Word. Your colleagues can open, read, and even make changes to the documents that you create in Word 2007. And you can make your Word 2007 documents fully available for editing by turning on Compatibility Mode.  

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