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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007: Essentials

Video Description

Creating a PowerPoint presentation from start to finish is an impressive task, and this tutorial will show you just how it's done. You'll learn about themes and schemes - which are the foundation for a solid presentation file, plus numerous new PowerPoint features such as picture effects, text effects, and quick styles, all of which make it easy to create great-looking presentations. Plus, you'll also uncover some more advanced techniques including charts, tables, diagrams and even typical animations.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: SEEING POWERPOINT WITH NEW EYES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:05
    2. Navigating the Ribbon 00:04:14
    3. The Quick Access Toolbar 00:01:44
    4. The Office File Button 00:02:34
    5. PowerPoint Options 00:04:08
    6. Examining the Different Views 00:03:37
  2. CHAPTER 2: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:41
    2. Defining Themes 00:03:07
    3. Creating Color Schemes 00:03:08
    4. Specifying Theme Fonts & Effects 00:01:57
    5. Modifying Slide Masters & Layouts 00:04:03
    6. Choosing Background Styles 00:02:13
    7. Creating Custom Slide Layouts 00:05:00
  3. CHAPTER 3: STARTING YOUR PRESENTATION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. Starting the Presentation 00:01:38
    3. Adding Slides 00:03:18
    4. Working with the Outline Pane 00:03:17
    5. Adding Slides from Text Files 00:04:21
    6. The Reuse Slides Pane 00:02:22
    7. Editing Slides Using Copy & Paste 00:01:49
  4. CHAPTER 4: FORMATTING TEXT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:33
    2. The Font Dialog Box 00:03:51
    3. Applying Text Fills & Effects 00:05:08
    4. Paragraph Settings 00:01:58
    5. Using Tabs & Indent Markers 00:02:09
  5. CHAPTER 5: USING DRAWING TOOLS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:29
    2. Inserting & Modifying Shapes 00:02:43
    3. Using the Picture Fill 00:02:16
    4. Using the Gradient Fill 00:02:47
    5. Applying Shape Effects 00:03:28
    6. Arranging Your Shapes 00:04:43
  6. CHAPTER 6: USING PICTURES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:23
    2. Inserting Pictures 00:04:44
    3. Using the Clip Art Pane 00:02:31
    4. Formatting & Arranging Images 00:06:19
    5. Creating a Photo Album 00:05:17
  7. CHAPTER 7: WORKING WITH SMARTART™
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:28
    2. Converting Text to SmartArt 00:02:09
    3. Formatting SmartArt Diagrams 00:02:22
    4. Modifying SmartArt Diagrams 00:04:47
  8. CHAPTER 8: CREATING TABLES & CHARTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:27
    2. Creating a Table 00:05:12
    3. Formatting a Table 00:05:49
    4. Creating a Chart 00:06:37
    5. Adjusting the Design & Layout of a Chart 00:07:55
    6. Additional Formatting Options for Charts 00:01:50
  9. CHAPTER 9: USING ANIMATION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:28
    2. Types of Animations 00:04:02
    3. Animating Text 00:09:05
    4. Animating AutoShapes 00:03:53
    5. Animating Charts 00:05:45
    6. Animating Tables 00:03:03
    7. Animating SmartArt 00:03:02
    8. Combining Animations 00:03:52
    9. Creating Trigger Animations 00:05:35
    10. Applying Slide Transitions 00:02:45
  10. CHAPTER 10: ADDING MULTIMEDIA
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:24
    2. Adding Sound to a Presentation 00:06:02
    3. Playing Sound across Slides 00:03:08
    4. Adding Video to the Presentation 00:04:33
    5. Adding Adobe® Flash® SWFs 00:02:30
  11. CHAPTER 11: MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Opening in Slide Show View 00:03:04
    3. Navigating with the Keyboard 00:03:14
    4. Using Presenter View 00:02:11
    5. Printing Handouts & Speaker Notes 00:02:54
  12. CHAPTER 12: SHARING YOUR PRESENTATION
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:33
    2. Adding Action Buttons & Links 00:07:34
    3. Recording Narrations 00:02:39
    4. Checking Compatibility 00:04:24
    5. Using the File Inspector 00:02:41
    6. Using the Package for CD Command 00:04:28
  13. CHAPTER 13: TIPS & TRICKS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:19
    2. Pinning Files to the Open Panel 00:01:09
    3. Using Connectors & Edit Points 00:03:07
    4. Using the Freeform, Scribble & Curve Tools 00:01:07
    5. Animating Master Slides 00:01:54
    6. Exploring the Save As Options 00:01:24
    7. Final Comments & Credits 00:00:28