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Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003 Step by Step

Book Description

Teach yourself how to use the presentation graphics capabilities in PowerPoint 2003—one step at a time! Learn how to turn your ideas into powerful presentations through easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on practice exercises.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003 Step by Step
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. What’s New in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  4. Getting Help
    1. Getting Help with This Book and Its CD-ROM
    2. Getting Help with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
    3. More Information
  5. Using the Book’s CD-ROM
    1. What’s on the CD-ROM?
    2. Minimum System Requirements
    3. Installing the Practice Files
    4. Using the Practice Files
    5. Uninstalling the Practice Files
  6. Conventions and Features
  7. Taking a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam
    1. About the Microsoft Office Specialist Program
    2. What Does This Logo Mean?
    3. Selecting a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Level
    4. Microsoft Office Specialist Skill Standards
    5. The Exam Experience
    6. The Exam Interface and Controls
    7. Test-Taking Tips
    8. Certification
    9. College Credit Recommendation
    10. For More Information
  8. Microsoft Office Specialist Skill Standards
  9. About the Authors
    1. Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
    2. Perspection, Inc.
  10. Quick Reference
    1. Chapter 1 Creating Presentations
    2. Chapter 2 Working with Slides
    3. Chapter 3 Working with Outlines
    4. Chapter 4 Working with Slide Text
    5. Chapter 5 Applying and Modifying Design Templates
    6. Chapter 6 Changing Presentation Colors
    7. Chapter 7 Creating Shapes
    8. Chapter 8 Adding Graphics
    9. Chapter 9 Adding Tables, Charts, and Diagrams
    10. Chapter 10 Creating a Multimedia Presentation
    11. Chapter 11 Reviewing and Sharing a Presentation
    12. Chapter 12 Printing Presentations
    13. Chapter 13 Setting Up and Delivering Slide Shows
    14. Chapter 14 Creating Web Presentations
    15. Chapter 15 Customizing PowerPoint
  11. 1. Creating Presentations
    1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    2. Opening, Saving and Closing a Presentation
    3. Viewing a Presentation
    4. Creating a Presentation Based on Content
    5. Creating a Presentation Based on Design
    6. Creating a New Blank Presentation
    7. Key Points
  12. 2. Working with Slides
    1. Creating Slides and Entering Text
    2. Changing the Layout of a Slide
    3. Inserting Slides from Another Presentation
    4. Rearranging a Presentation
    5. Entering Speaker Notes
    6. Key Points
  13. 3. Working with Outlines
    1. Entering and Viewing Text
    2. Editing Text
    3. Rearranging Text and Slides
    4. Formatting Text in an Outline
    5. Importing an Outline from Word
    6. Sending an Outline or Notes to Word
    7. Key Points
  14. 4. Working with Slide Text
    1. Adding and Manipulating Text
    2. Changing Size, Alignment, and Spacing
    3. Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts
    4. Correcting Text While Typing
    5. Checking Spelling and Presentation Styles
    6. Choosing the Best Word
    7. Key Points
  15. 5. Applying and Modifying Design Templates
    1. Making a Presentation Look Consistent
    2. Viewing and Changing a Presentation’s Masters
    3. Formatting Text and Bullets Throughout a Presentation
    4. Saving a Presentation as a Design Template
    5. Key Points
  16. 6. Changing Presentation Colors
    1. Switching to a Different Color Scheme
    2. Creating a Color Scheme
    3. Adding Colors That Are Not Part of the Scheme
    4. Coloring and Shading a Slide Background
    5. Key Points
  17. 7. Creating Shapes
    1. Drawing and Modifying a Shape
    2. Changing the Way a Shape Looks
    3. Aligning and Connecting Shapes
    4. Stacking and Grouping Shapes
    5. Key Points
  18. 8. Adding Graphics
    1. Inserting a Clip Art Image
    2. Modifying a Clip Art Image
    3. Inserting a Picture
    4. Modifying a Picture
    5. Inserting and Modifying Stylized Text
    6. Key Points
  19. 9. Adding Tables, Charts, and Diagrams
    1. Inserting and Formatting a Table
    2. Inserting an Excel Worksheet
    3. Inserting and Formatting a Chart
    4. Inserting and Formatting an Organization Chart
    5. Key Points
  20. 10. Creating a Multimedia Presentation
    1. Animating Slides
    2. Adding Transition Effects
    3. Inserting and Playing Sounds and Movies
    4. Modifying Sounds and Movies
    5. Key Points
  21. 11. Reviewing and Sharing a Presentation
    1. Adding Comments to a Presentation
    2. Protecting a Presentation with a Password
    3. Sending a Presentation for Review
    4. Merging Versions and Handling Reviewers’ Changes
    5. Key Points
  22. 12. Printing Presentations
    1. Adding a Header and Footer
    2. Previewing a Presentation
    3. Sending a Presentation to the Printer
    4. Key Points
  23. 13. Setting Up and Delivering Slide Shows
    1. Taking a Presentation on the Road
    2. Delivering a Slide Show
    3. Customizing a Slide Show
    4. Adding Slide Timings
    5. Using Microsoft Producer to Set Up an Online Broadcast
    6. Key Points
  24. 14. Creating Web Presentations
    1. Creating a Summary Slide
    2. Creating a Hyperlink
    3. Previewing and Saving a Presentation as a Web Page
    4. Key Points
  25. 15. Customizing PowerPoint
    1. Customizing PowerPoint’s Toolbars
    2. Changing the Default Settings for Objects
    3. Simplifying Tasks with Macros
    4. Key Points
  26. Glossary
  27. Index
  28. About the Author
  29. Copyright