Numbered steps guide you through hands-on exercises in each topic.
This icon at the beginning of a chapter indicates information about the practice files provided on the companion CD for use in the chapter.
This paragraph preceding a step-by-step exercise indicates the practice files that you will use when working through the exercise.
BE SURE TO
This paragraph preceding a step-by-step exercise indicates any requirements you should attend to before beginning the exercise.
This paragraph preceding a step-by-step exercise indicates files that you should open before beginning the exercise.
This paragraph following a step-by-step exercise provides instructions for closing open files or programs before moving on to another topic.
These paragraphs provide a helpful hint or shortcut that makes working through a task easier.
These paragraphs point out information that you need to know to complete a procedure.
These paragraphs explain how to fix a common problem that might prevent you from continuing through an exercise.
These paragraphs direct you to more information in this book about a topic.
In step-by-step exercises, keys you must press appear as they do on the keyboard.
A plus sign (+) between two key names means that you must press those keys at the same time. For example, "Press " means that you hold down the Alt key while you press Tab.
In steps, program elements such as buttons, commands, and dialog boxes are shown in black bold characters.
Terms that are explained in the glossary at the end of the book are shown in blue italic type.
Text that you are supposed to type appears in blue and bold in the procedures.
Files, folders, and URLs
Files, folder paths, URLs, and emphasized words appear in italic type.