Whether it's your ideas for a new product, results from the latest sales promotion, or employee training material, Microsoft's PowerPoint presentation software can make all the difference between a ho-hum presentation and an engaging, informative one. It takes more than software, though, to make your slide, transparency, or electronic presentation a successful one. Here, in Creating Cool PowerPoint 97 Presentations you get the techniques used by the experts from creating graphics, charts, borders and backgrounds to adding action to complex data and dull statistics, from integrating multimedia clips to producing handouts that are useful to your audience long after the show is over. Plus, Creating Cool PowerPoint 97 Presentations includes a bonus CD-ROM containing valuable demonstration slide shows, clip art and background samplers, and try-out versions of programs such as Photoshop, Painter, Streamline, and Flying Fonts. Get Creating Cool PowerPoint 97 Presentations your audience will thank you.
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About the Author
About the Authors Glenn E. Weadock is a professional presenter who has delivered 180 computer seminars in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. He also consults and writes books and videos about business and computing. Emily Sherrill Weadock is the art director of Digital Art Studio and an award-winning computer artist, adept at everything from technical illustration and 3-D animation to multimedia development.
Table of Contents
PART I: PowerPoint Basics.
Chapter 1: Masters, Templates, and Presentations.
Chapter 2: Backgrounds.
Chapter 3: Text.
Chapter 4: Clip Art.
Chapter 5: Charting, Graphing, and Drawing.
PART II: Beyond Basics: Customizing Presentations.
Chapter 6: Screen Layout Guidelines.
Chapter 7: Creating Cool Bitmaps.
Chapter 8: Creating Cool Illustrations.
Chapter 9: Using Third-Party Clip Art.
Chapter 10: Text Effects and WordArt.
Chapter 11: Transitions and Builds.
PART III: Maximum Cool: Integrating Multimedia.
Chapter 12: OLE and Multimedia.
Chapter 13: Sound: WAV and MIDI.
Chapter 14: Animation.
Chapter 15: Digital Video: AVI and QuickTime.
Chapter 16: Enough Versus Too Much.
PART IV: Presenting Your Slide Shows.
Chapter 17: Transporting PowerPoint Files.
Chapter 18: Presentation Hardware.
Chapter 19: Improving PowerPoint Speed.
Chapter 20: Troubleshooting PowerPoint.
Chapter 21: Tips for Presenters.
Chapter 22: Publishing Presentations on the Internet.
PART V: Appendixes.
Appendix A: References and Resources.
Appendix B: CD-ROM Notes.