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Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Step by Step

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Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to create dynamic presentations with PowerPoint 2010. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Topics include creating great-looking slides using templates or your own designs; creating sophisticated charts and diagrams; using animation, sound, and other special effects; creating presentations simultaneously with others over the Web; delivering presentations; and other core topics.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Step by Step
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Introducing Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
    1. New Features
      1. If You Are Upgrading from PowerPoint 2007
      2. If You Are Upgrading from PowerPoint 2003
    2. Let’s Get Started!
  4. Modifying the Display of the Ribbon
    1. Dynamic Ribbon Elements
    2. Changing the Width of the Ribbon
    3. Adapting Exercise Steps
  5. Features and Conventions of This Book
  6. Using the Practice Files
    1. Your Companion eBook
  7. Getting Help
    1. Getting Help with This Book
    2. Getting Help with PowerPoint 2010
    3. More Information
  8. I. Basic Presentations
    1. 1. Explore PowerPoint 2010
      1. Working in the User Interface
      2. Creating and Saving Presentations
      3. Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Presentations
      4. Viewing Presentations in Different Ways
      5. Key Points
    2. 2. Work with Slides
      1. Adding and Deleting Slides
      2. Adding Slides with Ready-Made Content
      3. Dividing Presentations into Sections
      4. Rearranging Slides and Sections
      5. Key Points
    3. 3. Work with Slide Text
      1. Entering Text in Placeholders
      2. Adding Text Boxes
      3. Editing Text
      4. Correcting and Sizing Text While Typing
      5. Checking Spelling and Choosing the Best Words
      6. Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts
      7. Key Points
    4. 4. Format Slides
      1. Applying Themes
      2. Using Different Color and Font Schemes
      3. Changing the Slide Background
      4. Changing the Look of Placeholders
      5. Changing the Alignment, Spacing, Size, and Look of Text
      6. Key Points
    5. 5. Add Simple Visual Enhancements
      1. Inserting Pictures and Clip Art Images
      2. Inserting Diagrams
      3. Inserting Charts
      4. Drawing Shapes
      5. Adding Transitions
      6. Key Points
    6. 6. Review and Deliver Presentations
      1. Setting Up Presentations for Delivery
      2. Previewing and Printing Presentations
      3. Preparing Speaker Notes and Handouts
      4. Finalizing Presentations
      5. Delivering Presentations
      6. Key Points
  9. II. Presentation Enhancements
    1. 7. Add Tables
      1. Inserting Tables
      2. Formatting Tables
      3. Inserting and Updating Excel Worksheets
      4. Key Points
    2. 8. Fine-Tune Visual Elements
      1. Editing Pictures
      2. Customizing Diagrams
      3. Formatting Charts
      4. Arranging Graphics
      5. Key Points
    3. 9. Add Other Enhancements
      1. Adding WordArt Text
      2. Inserting Symbols and Equations
      3. Inserting Screen Clippings
      4. Creating Hyperlinks
      5. Attaching Actions to Text or Objects
      6. Key Points
    4. 10. Add Animation
      1. Using Ready-Made Animations
      2. Customizing Animation Effects
      3. Key Points
    5. 11. Add Sound and Movies
      1. Inserting and Playing Sounds
      2. Inserting and Playing Videos
      3. Key Points
  10. III. Additional Techniques
    1. 12. Share and Review Presentations
      1. Collaborating with Other People
      2. Saving Presentations in Other Formats
      3. Sending Presentations Directly from PowerPoint
      4. Password-Protecting Presentations
      5. Adding and Reviewing Comments
      6. Merging Presentation Versions
      7. Key Points
    2. 13. Create Custom Presentation Elements
      1. Creating Theme Colors and Fonts
      2. Viewing and Changing Slide Masters
      3. Creating Slide Layouts
      4. Saving Custom Design Templates
      5. Key Points
    3. 14. Prepare for Delivery
      1. Adapting Presentations for Different Audiences
      2. Rehearsing Presentations
      3. Preparing Presentations for Travel
      4. Saving Presentations as Videos
      5. Key Points
    4. 15. Customize PowerPoint
      1. Changing Default Program Options
      2. Customizing the Ribbon
      3. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
      4. Key Points
  11. Glossary
  12. A. Keyboard Shortcuts
    1. Keyboard Shortcut Lists from PowerPoint Help
      1. Microsoft Office General Tasks
        1. Display and Use Windows
        2. Change or Resize the Font
        3. Move Around in Text or Cells
        4. Find and Replace
        5. Move Around and Work in Tables
        6. Access and Use Task Panes
        7. Resize a Task Pane
        8. Use Dialog Boxes
        9. Use Edit Boxes Within Dialog Boxes
        10. Use the Open and Save As Dialog Boxes
      2. Navigating the Ribbon
        1. Access Any Command with a Few Keystrokes
        2. Change the Keyboard Focus Without Using the Mouse
      3. Common Tasks in PowerPoint
        1. Move Between Panes
        2. Work in an Outline
        3. Work with Shapes, Pictures, Boxes, Objects, and WordArt
          1. Insert a Shape
          2. Insert a Text Box
          3. Insert An Object
          4. Insert WordArt
          5. Select a Shape
          6. Group or Ungroup Shapes, Pictures, and WordArt Objects
          7. Show or Hide a Grid or Guides
          8. Copy the Attributes of a Shape
        4. Select Text and Objects
        5. Delete and Copy Text and Objects
        6. Move Around in Text
        7. Move Around in and Work on Tables
        8. Edit a Linked or Embedded Object
        9. Format and Align Characters and Paragraphs
          1. Change or Resize the Font
          2. Apply Character Formats
          3. Copy Text Formats
          4. Align Paragraphs
        10. Run a Presentation
          1. Slide Show Shortcuts
          2. Media Shortcuts During Presentation
        11. Use the Selection And Visibility Task Pane
        12. Find and Replace
        13. Move Around and Work in Tables
        14. Access and Use Task Panes
        15. Resize a Task Pane
        16. Use Dialog Boxes
        17. Use Edit Boxes Within Dialog Boxes
        18. Use the Open and Save As Dialog Boxes
      4. Navigating the Ribbon
        1. Access Any Command with a Few Keystrokes
        2. Change the Keyboard Focus Without Using the Mouse
      5. Common Tasks in PowerPoint
        1. Move Between Panes
        2. Work in an Outline
        3. Work with Shapes, Pictures, Boxes, Objects, and WordArt
          1. Insert a Shape
          2. Insert a Text Box
          3. Insert An Object
          4. Insert WordArt
          5. Select a Shape
          6. Group or Ungroup Shapes, Pictures, and WordArt Objects
          7. Show or Hide a Grid or Guides
          8. Copy the Attributes of a Shape
        4. Select Text and Objects
        5. Delete and Copy Text and Objects
        6. Move Around in Text
        7. Move Around in and Work on Tables
        8. Edit a Linked or Embedded Object
        9. Format and Align Characters and Paragraphs
          1. Change or Resize the Font
          2. Apply Character Formats
          3. Copy Text Formats
          4. Align Paragraphs
        10. Run a Presentation
          1. Slide Show Shortcuts
          2. Media Shortcuts During Presentation
        11. Use the Selection And Visibility Task Pane
  13. B. About the Authors
    1. Joyce Cox
    2. Joan Preppernau
    3. The Team
    4. Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
  14. Index
  15. About the Authors
  16. Copyright