Quick Course in Microsoft PowerPoint 97

Overview

Microsoft PowerPoint helps users create colorful slide presentations that even include sound and animation. Microsoft PowerPoint is sold separately or as a part of Microsoft Office.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $45.00   
  • Used (6) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$45.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(149)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Microsoft PowerPoint helps users create colorful slide presentations that even include sound and animation. Microsoft PowerPoint is sold separately or as a part of Microsoft Office.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572317246
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 9/17/1997
  • Series: Quick Course Series
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Learning the Basics
1 Creating a Simple Presentation 2
Using the AutoContent Wizard 5
Saving a Presentation 10
Switching Views 11
Editing Slides 12
Editing Bulleted and Subordinate Items 13
Promoting and Demoting Items 15
Deleting Slides 17
Delivering a Presentation 18
Running an Electronic Slide Show 18
Printing Overheads 20
Preparing a File for Slides 22
Creating Speaker's Notes 26
Printing Handouts 28
Getting Help 28
Quitting PowerPoint 31
2 Fine-Tuning a Presentation 32
Using a Design Template 35
Adding Slides 37
Switching Templates 38
Formatting Text 40
Opening an Existing Presentation 42
Checking Spelling 43
More Editing Techniques 45
Moving and Copying Text on Slides 45
Moving and Copying Text Between Presentations 48
Reordering Slide Text in Outline View 48
Rearranging a Presentation 50
Reordering Slides in Outline View 50
Reordering Slides in Slide Sorter View 51
Changing the Thumbnail Size 53
3 Presenting Information Visually 54
Adding Graphs 56
Using a Graph AutoLayout 56
Changing the Graph Type 60
Working with Graph Objects 62
Moving and Sizing Graphs in PowerPoint 68
Adding Organization Charts 69
Adding and Removing Boxes 72
Rearranging Boxes 73
Switching Styles 74
Formatting an Org Chart 76
Returning to PowerPoint 78
Adding Tables 79
Entering Data 80
Inserting and Deleting Columns and Rows 82
Adjusting Column Width and Row Height 83
Merging and Splitting Cells 83
Formatting a Table 84
Part 2 Building Proficiency
4 More Fancy Effects 88
Adding Clip Art to Slides 90
Sizing and Positioning Clip Art 92
Changing Clip Art Colors 92
Searching for Clip Art 94
Cropping Clip Art 95
Adding Clip Art to the Background 96
Importing Graphics from Other Sources 97
Adding Graphics to the Clip Gallery 100
Using WordArt for Fancy Type Effects 101
Using PowerPoint's Drawing Tools 105
5 Creating a Custom Template 108
Designing a Template 110
Using Masters 111
Formatting the Slide Master 112
Changing the Font 112
Saving the Template 114
Creating a Background 114
Adding a Graphic to the Background 118
Changing the Bullet Character 119
Adding a Footer and a Slide Number 120
Changing the Color Scheme 122
Applying a Custom Template 125
Fine-Tuning 126
6 More About Electronic Presentations 128
Equipment for Electronic Slide Shows 130
Using the Slide Show Tools 132
Running a Presentation Automatically 133
Adding Special Effects 136
Adding Transitions 136
Adding Text Effects 137
Adding Animation 139
Preparing Speaker-Controlled Presentations 141
Adding Interaction 141
Drawing on the Slides 141
Hiding Supporting Information 143
Branching to a Subordinate Presentation 144
Preparing for Delivery 147
PowerPoint Rehearsals 147
Taking Care of Logistics 150
Taking a Show on the Road 151
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)