Quick Course in Microsoft PowerPoint 97


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.
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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.
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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
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