Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Step by Step [NOOK Book]

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Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to create dynamic presentations with PowerPoint 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include creating great-looking slides using templates or your own designs; creating sophisticated charts and diagrams; using animation, sound, and other special effects; creating presentations simultaneously with others over the Web; delivering ...

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Step by Step

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Overview

Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to create dynamic presentations with PowerPoint 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include creating great-looking slides using templates or your own designs; creating sophisticated charts and diagrams; using animation, sound, and other special effects; creating presentations simultaneously with others over the Web; delivering presentations; and other core topics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735651463
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 7/13/2010
  • Series: Step by Step
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 283,042
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Joan Lambert is the author of more than a dozen books about Microsoft Office and Windows, including several popular Step by Step titles from Microsoft Press. Joyce Cox has 20+ years’ experience developing training materials on technical subjects for non-technical audiences, including dozens of books about Office and Windows.

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Table of Contents

Introducing Microsoft PowerPoint 2010; New Features; Let’s Get Started!; Modifying the Display of the Ribbon; Dynamic Ribbon Elements; Changing the Width of the Ribbon; Adapting Exercise Steps; Features and Conventions of This Book; Using the Practice Files; Getting Help; Getting Help with This Book; Getting Help with PowerPoint 2010; More Information; Basic Presentations; Chapter 1: Explore PowerPoint 2010; 1.1 Working in the User Interface; 1.2 Creating and Saving Presentations; 1.3 Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Presentations; 1.4 Viewing Presentations in Different Ways; 1.5 Key Points; Chapter 2: Work with Slides; 2.1 Adding and Deleting Slides; 2.2 Adding Slides with Ready-Made Content; 2.3 Dividing Presentations into Sections; 2.4 Rearranging Slides and Sections; 2.5 Key Points; Chapter 3: Work with Slide Text; 3.1 Entering Text in Placeholders; 3.2 Adding Text Boxes; 3.3 Editing Text; 3.4 Correcting and Sizing Text While Typing; 3.5 Checking Spelling and Choosing the Best Words; 3.6 Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts; 3.7 Key Points; Chapter 4: Format Slides; 4.1 Applying Themes; 4.2 Using Different Color and Font Schemes; 4.3 Changing the Slide Background; 4.4 Changing the Look of Placeholders; 4.5 Changing the Alignment, Spacing, Size, and Look of Text; 4.6 Key Points; Chapter 5: Add Simple Visual Enhancements; 5.1 Inserting Pictures and Clip Art Images; 5.2 Inserting Diagrams; 5.3 Inserting Charts; 5.4 Drawing Shapes; 5.5 Adding Transitions; 5.6 Key Points; Chapter 6: Review and Deliver Presentations; 6.1 Setting Up Presentations for Delivery; 6.2 Previewing and Printing Presentations; 6.3 Preparing Speaker Notes and Handouts; 6.4 Finalizing Presentations; 6.5 Delivering Presentations; 6.6 Key Points; Presentation Enhancements; Chapter 7: Add Tables; 7.1 Inserting Tables; 7.2 Formatting Tables; 7.3 Inserting and Updating Excel Worksheets; 7.4 Key Points; Chapter 8: Fine-Tune Visual Elements; 8.1 Editing Pictures; 8.2 Customizing Diagrams; 8.3 Formatting Charts; 8.4 Arranging Graphics; 8.5 Key Points; Chapter 9: Add Other Enhancements; 9.1 Adding WordArt Text; 9.2 Inserting Symbols and Equations; 9.3 Inserting Screen Clippings; 9.4 Creating Hyperlinks; 9.5 Attaching Actions to Text or Objects; 9.6 Key Points; Chapter 10: Add Animation; 10.1 Using Ready-Made Animations; 10.2 Customizing Animation Effects; 10.3 Key Points; Chapter 11: Add Sound and Movies; 11.1 Inserting and Playing Sounds; 11.2 Inserting and Playing Videos; 11.3 Key Points; Additional Techniques; Chapter 12: Share and Review Presentations; 12.1 Collaborating with Other People; 12.2 Saving Presentations in Other Formats; 12.3 Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPoint; 12.4 Password-Protecting Presentations; 12.5 Adding and Reviewing Comments; 12.6 Merging Presentation Versions; 12.7 Key Points; Chapter 13: Create Custom Presentation Elements; 13.1 Creating Theme Colors and Fonts; 13.2 Viewing and Changing Slide Masters; 13.3 Creating Slide Layouts; 13.4 Saving Custom Design Templates; 13.5 Key Points; Chapter 14: Prepare for Delivery; 14.1 Adapting Presentations for Different Audiences; 14.2 Rehearsing Presentations; 14.3 Preparing Presentations for Travel; 14.4 Saving Presentations as Videos; 14.5 Key Points; Chapter 15: Customize PowerPoint; 15.1 Changing Default Program Options; 15.2 Customizing the Ribbon; 15.3 Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar; 15.4 Key Points; Glossary; Keyboard Shortcuts; Keyboard Shortcut Lists from PowerPoint Help; About the Authors; Joyce Cox; Joan Preppernau; The Team; Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI);

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