Microsoft Office offers tools you typically need to manage a busy day, both at work and at home. Whether you work in an office environment where you must share corporate-wide information with others or if you spend time at home writing letters and managing household tasks , the Office suite of products provides exactly the right amount of power you need to get your job done.
In this introductory chapter, you'll see what Microsoft Office can do. If you are familiar with one or more of the Office programs but have not looked at others, this chapter's overview is general enough to tell you what you're missing. Then, you can decide if you need to add to your computer toolkit by learning another Office program. If you decide you want to, you'll find all the necessary help right here throughout the rest of these chapters.