PowerPoint Advanced Presentation Techniques / Edition 1

PowerPoint Advanced Presentation Techniques / Edition 1

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by Faithe Wempen
     
 

Are you about to put yourself to sleep with yet another dull bulleted list presentation?

Get ready to motivate and excite your audience with your next PowerPoint presentation! This no-nonsense, jargon-free guide dives right in to show you all the exhilarating and powerful PowerPoint features that most people don’t even know exist. Packed with priceless

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Overview

Are you about to put yourself to sleep with yet another dull bulleted list presentation?

Get ready to motivate and excite your audience with your next PowerPoint presentation! This no-nonsense, jargon-free guide dives right in to show you all the exhilarating and powerful PowerPoint features that most people don’t even know exist. Packed with priceless information that steers clear of stating the obvious, this book provides technical tidbits, unique ideas, and invaluable tips on avoiding pitfalls, all of which will help you become a more effective and efficient PowerPoint user.

Everything you need to know about

  • Creating design templates and color schemes
  • Building consistency with master layouts
  • Integrating digital photography and video clips
  • Creating complex custom animations
  • Building interactive Web-based presentations
  • Finding and installing time-saving add-ins

CD-ROM INCLUDES

  • Paint Shop Pro® and Digital Juice evaluation versions
  • Pantone® Office Color Assistant trial version
  • SnagIt® and Camtasia Studio™ evaluation versions
  • Plus backgrounds, images, templates, and sound effects

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764568817
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I. THE BIG PICTURE DESIGN.

Chapter 1. PowerPoint in a Nutshell.

Chapter 2. Working with Templates and Color Schemes.

Chapter 3. Working with Masters and Layouts.

PART II. CONVEYING THE MESSAGE.

Chapter 4. Importing and Organizing Text.

Chapter 5. Attractive Text Placement.

Chapter 6. Tables and Worksheet Grids.

PART III. STILL IMAGES.

Chapter 7. Drawing Tools and Graphic Effects.

Chapter 8. Working with Photographic Images.

Chapter 9. Using and Organizing Artwork Libraries.

Chapter 10. Working with Diagrams and Org Charts.

Chapter 11. Using the Charting Tools.

PART IV. MOTION IMAGES AND EFFECTS.

Chapter 12. Sound Effects, Soundtracks, and Narration.

Chapter 13. Using Transitions and Animation Effects.

Chapter 14. Incorporating Motion Video.

PART V. PREPARING AND PRESENTING A SHOW.

Chapter 15. Managing the Presentation Process.

Chapter 16. Attractive Handouts and Speaker Notes.

Chapter 17. User-Interactive and Web-Based Shows.

PART VI. EXTENDING POWERPOINT.

Chapter 18. Custom Work Environments: Menus and Toolbars.

Chapter 19. Working with Macros and Add-Ins.

PART VII. APPENDICES.

Appendix A. New Features in PowerPoint 2003.

Appendix B. PowerPoint Resources Online.

Appendix C. What’s on the CD-ROM.

Index.

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