You can save time when you use this book by understanding how the Step by Step series shows special instructions, keys to press, buttons to click, and so on.
Numbered steps guide you through hands-on exercises in each topic.
A round bullet indicates an exercise that has only one step.
On the CD
This icon at the beginning of a chapter lists the files that the lesson will use and explains any file preparation that needs to take place before starting the lesson. Practice files that you'll need to use in a topic's procedure are shown above the CD icon.
This section provides a helpful hint or shortcut that makes working through a task easier.
This section points out information that you need to know to complete the procedure.
This section shows you how to fix a common problem.
When a button is referenced in a topic, a picture of the button appears in the margin area with a label.
A plus sign (+) between two key names means that you must press those keys at the same time. For example, 'Press Alt+Tab' means that you hold down the Alt key while you press Tab.
Blue boldface type
Text that you are supposed to type appears in blue boldface type in the procedures.