Media praise for Word 2007: The Missing Manual

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"The book covers all features of the software including the many improvements, upgrades and enhancements. The new file formats are explained, as well as new features for collaboration, networking and security."
-- Edward Laskowski, Amazon Tech Reviewer

"The Missing Manual series is simply the most intelligent and usable series of guidebooks..."
-- Kevin Kelly, co-founder of Wired

"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- Graham K. Rogers, Bangkok Post

"There are a lot of good books, but I keep returning to the Missing Manual series because they are inexpensive, easy to read and full of cool tricks and tips."
-- Bob Brooks, The South Bay Apple Mac User Group

"I like this screencast showing off Word 2007's new Ribbon from Chris Grover. This screencast goes along with his Word 2007: The Missing Manual book. I emailed him after finding the screencasts. He told me that this was his first screencast! I'm impressed! Click the screenshot below to start the screencast."
-- Betsy Weber, The Visual Lounge

"The intro to the book launches right into the basic differences in Word 2007 along with what's unique about "Missing Manuals." True to David Pogue's blurb on the back cover, this book isn't afraid to reveal "the good, the bad, and the ugly" about the subject matter (such as the relative usefulness of Word's help files)."
-- James Pyles, MCSE World

"...since the Office 2007 applications will not come with a handy user guide, which is the norm these days, and because of the major overhaul of the applications, users may find themselves reaching out to third-party guides to Office 2007. To the rescue comes these superb O'Reilly Missing Manual guides to Office 2007, that may be used even more than usual because of the drastic changes in Office 2007. These latest titles in this marvelous series of "Missing Manual" guides will surely get the attention of potential buyers who have taken the plunge into the new Office 2007 and find themselves a bit bewildered by its completely new look and organization."
-- Dale Farris, Reviews Coordinator, Golden Triangle PC Club

"Mixing a great combination of humor and good, common sense, they ease you into using these programs and placate the fear we all experience when faced with a new interface or operating system we don't understand. "
-- Mike Berman, Scripps Howard News Service, SacBee.com

"If you are working with longer and more complicated documents or want to know more that Word 2007 can do, you need this more complete book. Have you worked in Word and needed to do something that you have not done before? This book would be the one to use to learn how to do it. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more than the basics."
-- Beata Kernan, eHard-Copy - Chicago Computer Society

"I have never seen a manual for any program, hardware or OS which is anywhere close to this series in its helpfulness to the reader. Anyone other than the well trained techs can find this book valuable."
-- Ray Bowler, Vice President, Des Moines Macintosh User's Group

"Four new "Missing Manual" books honed for 2007 are picks any program owner should have...These books should not only have been "in the box" with the software--they shouldn't be omitted from any library strong in computer references."
-- James A. Cox, The Computer Shelf

"...as I was desperate, I got out my copy of O'Reilly's Word 2007: The Missing Manual and found it had a very clear 5 page section only on Master Pages. Not only was it clearly written but my wife (after all those problems with Master Pages) took great delight in reading aloud to me various sections where the writer was saying things like "if you really must use Master Pages" and about a nifty feature (?) that when you remove a link to a file all that file's text is copied into the main document (surprise!!). All-in-all obviously a very worthwhile book. While Microsoft Press books are mainly (always?) very wary about pointing out product warts, obviously this Missing Manual at least isn't."
-- Mike Walsh, Mike Walsh's WSS

"What are your needs? Are you just looking for the basics in using this latest version of Word? Then Word 2007 For Starters is the book for you. If you are working with longer and more complicated documents or want to know more that Word 2007 can do, you need this more complete book. Have you worked in Word and needed to do something that you have not done before? This book would be the one to use to learn how to do it. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more than the basics."
-- Beata Kernan, Chicago Computer Society

"Microsoft Word is a very user-friendly product, and is not that difficult of the software to learn and use. However, with this new 2007 version of the popular product, there are some changes and additions that are worth looking at and learning about. The "Missing Manual" series by O'Reilly's Rogue Press is definitely a winner. Chris Gover did a good job covering a lot of useful information in this book. Keep this book on your desk, if you need a good reference source on the subject. 5 stars!"
-- Giovanni Tairov, Amazon.com

"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- Roger Bernau, ACT Apple User Group Incorporated

"There is such a wealth of information for me in this book. I have two other books on Word 2007 and they just don’t help as much. "
-- Cathy Pharis, Golden Gate Computer Society, November 2008, Volume 27, Number 11



"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
--Graham K. Rogers, Bangkok Post