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

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Chapter 14. Preparing to Make a Presentation

In this chapter

  • Find out how to navigate a slide show

  • Learn how to use pens and pointers to highlight onscreen

  • Explore ways to rehearse a presentation

  • See how you can prepare alternatives in case of technical difficulties

The slides are finished. The slide show’s done. Now you have to get yourself ready to make the presentation. Unless you’re playing a self-running show, you and the way you interact with your slide show ultimately determine how successful the presentation will be.

This chapter looks at the ways to set up and play a show. It also explores ways to rehearse and plan for unforeseen technical difficulties.

Playing a Slide Show

Playing and stopping a slide show are simple. Just choose Slide Show, ...

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