Introduction to PowerPoint / Edition 1

Introduction to PowerPoint / Edition 1

by Jack Leifer
ISBN-10:
0130402141
ISBN-13:
9780130402141
Pub. Date:
08/08/2000
Publisher:
Pearson Education

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Introduction to PowerPoint / Edition 1

Part of Esource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source, this book provides a complete, flexible introduction to using PowerPoint for technical presentations. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, the ESource series provides a comprehensive resource of engineering topics. Quick introduction to PowerPoint, using graphics, animation effects, rehearsing. For any Engineer or Computer Scientist interested in a brief introduction to the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780130402141
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 08/08/2000
Series: ESource: The Prentice Hall Engineering Source Series
Pages: 135
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 3.94(d)

Table of Contents

About Esource v
About the Authors ix
Introduction
1(8)
Introduction to Technical Presentations
1(2)
Introduction to PowerPoint
3(1)
The Right Way versus Any Way You Can
4(1)
How to Use This Book
5(1)
Overview of Topics Covered
5(4)
Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Guided Tour
9(24)
Running PowerPoint for the First Time
9(3)
AutoContent Wizard
10(1)
Template
11(1)
Existing Presentations
11(1)
The PowerPoint 97 Screen
12(6)
The Menu Bar
14(1)
Toolbars
15(2)
Window and View Management
17(1)
PowerPoint Views
18(4)
Slide View
18(1)
Outline View
19(1)
Slide Sorter View
20(1)
Notes Pages View
21(1)
Slide Show View
21(1)
Anatomy of a PowerPoint Slide
22(2)
Printing and saving Your Presentation
24(2)
Getting Help
26(7)
Microsoft PowerPoint Help
27(1)
Help Topics
28(2)
Other Help Menu Options
30(3)
Creating A PowerPoint Presentation
33(20)
The PowerPoint Slide Master
33(1)
Designing a Slide Master
34(8)
Accessing the Slide Master
34(1)
Slide Format and Projection Method
35(3)
Basic Slide Master Layout
38(1)
Font Format
38(1)
Bullet Format
39(1)
Graphics
40(1)
AutoShapes
40(1)
Headers and Footers
41(1)
Designing a Title Master
42(1)
Creating New Slides
43(3)
Choosing an Appropriate Slide Layout
43(1)
Slide Title
44(1)
Slide Text
45(1)
Creating Slides That Differ from the Master Format
46(7)
Slides with Different Font or Bullet Formats
46(1)
Slides with Different Graphics, Backgrounds, or Color Schemes
47(6)
Incorporating Graphics and Emedded Objects Into Your Presentation
53(48)
Introduction
53(1)
Drawing Graphics Using the Drawing Toolbar
54(2)
Importing Graphics Displayed on the Computer Screen
56(9)
Obtaining Screen Shots
56(1)
Overview of Microsoft Photo Editor
57(1)
Paste as New Image
58(1)
Select
59(1)
Crop and Cut
59(2)
Copy
61(1)
Saving and Exporting Photo Editor Images
62(2)
Drawbacks of Using Photo Editor Images
64(1)
Scanned Images
65(1)
Images from Files
66(1)
Embedded Images
67(3)
Text Boxes
70(4)
Equations
74(4)
Tables
78(4)
Word Tables
79(3)
Excel Tables
82(1)
Charts and Graphs
82(11)
Microsoft Graph
82(6)
Creating Embedded Graphs and Tables using Microsoft Excel
88(4)
Embedding Previously Created Charts
92(1)
Charts from Edited Screen Shots
93(1)
Clip Art
93(2)
Manipulating Graphical Objects Using the Draw Menu
95(6)
Advanced Tools and Techniques
101(22)
Checking Your Slides
101(6)
Spell Check
101(3)
Style Checker
104(2)
Language Selection
106(1)
AutoCorrect
106(1)
Animation Effects
107(2)
Converting PowerPoint Presentations to Web Pages
109(9)
Choosing a Slide Format
110(3)
Using the Web Conversion Wizard
113(4)
Using PowerPoint's Web Toolbar
117(1)
Working on Another Computer
118(5)
Large-Capacity Storage Media
118(1)
Pack and Go
118(1)
Internet Email Attachment
119(4)
Assembling and Preparing Your Presentation
123(10)
Introduction
123(1)
Preparing for the Unexpected
124(1)
Preparing Your Materials
125(1)
Organizing Your Presentation
126(1)
Preparing Yourself: The Importance of Rehearsal
127(2)
The Moment of Truth: Giving Your Talk
129(4)
Index 133

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