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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003 by Read Gilgen

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Chapter 3. PowerPoint Basics

In this chapter

  • Explore the PowerPoint screen, including its menus, toolbars, and task panes

  • Use a template to rapidly develop a professional-looking slide show

  • Save, find, and open PowerPoint presentations

  • Learn the do’s and don’ts of printing a presentation

In Chapter 2, “PowerPoint Quickstart,” you moved full-steam ahead into creating your first slide show. You probably saw lots of things you couldn’t easily identify, and you may have wondered just what they were for. This chapter steps back and talks about the PowerPoint program itself, including its tools, helps, and procedures, so that you can be prepared to take full advantage of what PowerPoint has to offer.

Finding Your Way Around the PowerPoint Screen

In some ways ...

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