CliffsNotes Creating a Dynamite PowerPoint 2000 Presentation


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Your shortcut to success™ for over 40 years CliffsNotes. They helped you get through school. Now let them help you get through life. With this trusty guide, you'll get up to speed fast on how to create an attention-grabbing presentation that gets results.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764585661
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/30/1999
  • Series: Cliffs Notes Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Why Do You Need This Book? 1
How to Use This Book 1
Don't Miss Our Web Site 2
Chapter 1 Building a Basic PowerPoint Presentation 3
Organizing Your Ideas 4
Using the AutoContent Wizard to Create a Basic Outline 5
Adding and Editing Text in Slide View 9
Selecting a slide 10
Adding and editing text 11
Saving Your Presentation 13
Viewing Your Presentation 14
Chapter 2 Building a Basic Presentation from the Outline Up 16
Plugging in Your Outline 16
Rearranging Your Outline 19
Promoting and demoting paragraphs 21
Expanding and collapsing an outline 22
Adding New Slides (And Supporting Points) to Your Outline 23
Finishing Up 25
Chapter 3 Formatting Your Presentation 26
Formatting Text 26
The Standard and Formatting toolbars 27
Changing fonts 32
Changing font size 33
Changing font color 33
Applying Templates 34
Changing Color Schemes 36
Working with Masters 37
Chapter 4 Adding Art, Charts, Equations, and Other Cool Stuff 41
Inserting Clip Art 41
Manipulating Clip Art 44
Moving and sizing 44
Changing the color scheme 45
Making a shadow 46
Be Your Own Artist 47
Adding Tables 49
Adding a table to a new slide 49
Adding a table to an existing slide 50
Adding Charts 50
Adding a chart to a new slide 51
Adding a chart to an existing slide 52
Adding Equations 52
Chapter 5 Adding Motion, Sound, and Animation 54
Adding Motion Clips 54
Adding Sound Clips 56
Adding Clips from Microsoft Clip Gallery Live 59
Animating Text 62
Setting Up Slide Transitions 63
Chapter 6 Creating and Using Speaker Notes 65
Adding Speaker Notes to a Presentation 65
Using the Notes pane in Tri-pane view 66
Using Notes Page view 67
Printing Speaker Notes 68
Printing Handouts 69
Using Speaker Notes Professionally 70
Chapter 7 Hosting Your Presentation in Real Life 72
Transparencies and 35mm Slides 73
Transparencies 73
35mm slides 74
Genigraphics 75
The Pack and Go Wizard 77
Creating a Pack and Go presentation 78
Presenting a packed program 79
Tricks for Real-Life Presenters 80
Chapter 8 Preparing Your Presentation for the Internet 84
Creating Hyperlinks 85
Using Action Buttons 88
Using FTP--Site Options and Directions 91
Adding an FTP site to your computer 92
Saving your presentation to the FTP site 94
Opening a presentation 94
The Web Toolbar 95
Chapter 9 Hosting Your Presentation on the Internet 97
Publishing a Presentation on the Web 97
Saving your presentation as a Web page 98
Publishing your Web page to the World Wide Web 99
Scheduling a NetMeeting 100
Using the Presentation Broadcast Feature 102
Setting up your computer to share files 103
Scheduling the broadcast 104
Web Discussions and E-mail Subscriptions 107
Web Discussions 107
Subscribing to changes by e-mail 108
CliffsNotes Review 111
Q&A 111
Scenarios 113
Visual Test 113
Consider This 114
Practice Project 114
CliffsNotes Resource Center 115
Books 115
Internet 116
Send Us Your Favorite Tips 117
Index 119
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