- Offers an easy-to-navigate design featuring a two-column landscape layout loaded with step-by-step instructions and illustrations to help readers get up to speed fast on key PowerPoint tasks-and create effective and striking presentations
- Covers creating a new presentation, resizing or moving an object, duplicating a slide, using the outlining toolbar, and adding notes to a slide
- Shows how to print a presentation, set up a slide show, work with pictures and clip art, color text and objects, modify the slide master, create a template, insert a diagram or chart, add sound and video, and much more
About the Author
Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in Ventura, California. She’s the author of Photoshop CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies and has contributed as author, coauthor, or technical editor on numerous books. Barb is also a faculty member in the Visual Communication Department at Brooks Institute.
Ted Padova is the author of over 20 computer books. He writes primarily on Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Adobe Illustrator. He is a nationally and internationally known speaker on Adobe Acrobat and digital imaging.
Table of Contents
Part I: Creating A Presentation.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint.
Chapter 2: Customizing the PowerPoint Interface.
Chapter 3: Building Your Presentation and Adding Content.
Chapter 4: Basic Editing Techniques.
Chapter 5: Advanced Editing and Formatting.
Chapter 6: Working with Masters.
Part II: Adding Visual Interest to Slides.
Chapter 7: Adding Lines and Shapes.
Chapter 8: Using Color, Texture, and Pattern.
Chapter 9: Working with Pictures.
Chapter 10: Creating Tables and Graphs.
Chapter 11: Creating Organizational Charts and Diagrams.
Part III: Adding a Dash of Pizzazz with Multimedia.
Chapter 12: Integrating Sound and Movies.
Chapter 13: Incorporating Hyperlinks and Transitions.
Chapter 14: Incorporating Animation.
Part IV: Presenting Effectively.
Chapter 15: Preparing the Presentation.
Chapter 16: Sharing Your Presentation.
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