XBRL For Dummies ®

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Part I: The Very Least You Need to Know about XBRL

Chapter 1: Wrapping your Head around XBRL

Chapter 2: Taking to Heart the XBRL's Essential Concepts of XBRL

Chapter 3: Glancing at XBRL's Parts

Chapter 4: An XBRL Primer

Chapter 5: Pinning Down How XBRL Affects You

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Part II: Embracing XBRL for Classic Challenges and New Possibilities

Chapter 6: Exchanging Business Information

Chapter 7: Feeding the Business Information-Supply Chain

Chapter 8: Seeing the Transformation of Business Information Exchange

Part III: Successfully Pursuing and Executing an XBRL Project

Chapter 9: Exploring Common Uses of XBRL

Chapter 10: Making Your Own Business Case for XBRL

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Chapter 11: Evaluating Different Approaches to Implementing XBRL

Chapter 12: Considering How to Implement Your XBRL Solution

Chapter 13: Complying with the SEC Mandate

Part IV: Working with XBRL Taxonomies and Instances

Chapter 14: Finding the Tools and Services to Make XBRL Work

Chapter 15: Creating and Using XBRL Step by Step

Chapter 16: Differentiating XBRL Modules

Chapter 17: Digging Deeper into XBRL Taxonomies

Chapter 18: Understanding the XBRL Instance

Chapter 19: Predicting What XBRL Will Become

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Part V: The Part of Tens

Chapter 20: Ten (or So) Ways to Flattent the XBRL Learning Curve

Chapter 21: (Nearly) Ten Keys to Understanding How XBRL Works

Chapter 22: Top Ten (or So) Technical Odds and Ends



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