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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Video Description

In this Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 training course, expert trainer Erin Olsen will show you how to create high quality presentations using the tools and techniques available to you in this software. PowerPoint has long been the go to choice for presentations and allows you to create dynamic slideshows with music, video and animation that really let your information shine!
This tutorial for PowerPoint 2013 is designed for the beginner. You will start with the fundamentals by creating a presentation from scratch. Erin has included working files with this course to allow you to follow along step by step, using the same content she uses throughout. You will learn how to create themes, how to use outlines effectively, and how to work with text on the slides. You will add objects to the slides, draw and format shapes, insert images and SmartArt, as well as format tables and charts on your slides. Erin also shows you how to add audio and video, animations and transitions to the presentation, and finally how to share and present your finished piece!
By the time you have completed this video tutorial for PowerPoint 2013, you will be fully capable of creating your own presentation using a variety of techniques to make it dynamic and interesting. You will understand what tools are available to you, and how to utilize them effectively to create an interesting and engaging slideshow.

Table of Contents

  1. Understanding PowerPoint
    1. What You Will Learn 00:03:10
    2. Using The Working Files 00:02:02
    3. What Is The Point Of PowerPoint 00:06:40
    4. Making Really Bad PowerPoint Presentations 00:10:55
    5. Navigating Through PowerPoint 00:12:08
    6. Understanding PowerPoint Views 00:12:15
  2. Getting Right To It
    1. Making A Photo Album 00:08:04
    2. Getting A Jump Start Using Templates 00:04:24
    3. Creating Presentations In Two Steps 00:05:08
    4. Running A Basic Slide Show 00:05:32
  3. Starting Presentations From Scratch
    1. Creating A New Blank Presentation 00:02:47
    2. Setting Slide Size 00:07:50
    3. Adding Text To Slides 00:03:30
    4. Adding, Duplicating And Deleting Slides 00:08:24
    5. Reusing Slides 00:06:48
    6. Changing And Resetting Slide Layout 00:06:45
    7. Adding Online Pictures To Placeholders 00:03:38
  4. Customizing PowerPoint Design
    1. Understanding Masters 00:06:03
    2. Selecting A Theme 00:04:51
    3. Using Theme Variants 00:04:57
    4. Modifying Masters And Layouts 00:08:19
    5. Working With Multiple Masters 00:11:35
    6. Modifying Backgrounds 00:06:29
    7. Adding Layouts 00:09:05
    8. Saving And Accessing Personal Templates 00:10:09
  5. Using Outlines In PowerPoint
    1. Importing Outlines - Part 1 00:05:32
    2. Importing Outlines - Part 2 00:02:28
    3. Working In The Outline Pane - Part 1 00:05:25
    4. Working In The Outline Pane - Part 2 00:04:33
    5. Exporting Outlines To Word 00:03:46
  6. Working With Text
    1. Working With Text On Slides 00:11:14
    2. Formatting Paragraphs And Fonts 00:08:38
    3. Working With Headers And Footers 00:05:25
    4. Getting Fancy With WordArt 00:04:18
  7. Working With Objects
    1. Selecting Objects On Slides 00:06:22
    2. Moving, Sizing And Rotating Objects - Part 1 00:08:05
    3. Moving, Sizing And Rotating Objects - Part 2 00:04:37
    4. Aligning And Distributing Objects 00:06:50
    5. Enabling Gridlines And Guides 00:06:00
    6. Layering Objects 00:03:49
    7. Making Work Easier With The Selection Pane 00:06:37
    8. Grouping Objects 00:09:16
  8. PowerPoint Drawing Tools And Shapes
    1. Creating Shapes 00:08:56
    2. Working With Flowchart Shapes 00:08:39
    3. Formatting Shapes 00:10:05
    4. Adding Text To Shapes 00:04:14
    5. Merging Shapes 00:10:00
    6. Using Save As Picture 00:03:57
  9. Enhancing With Images
    1. Inserting Your Own Images 00:08:41
    2. Finding Images Online 00:08:03
    3. Capturing Screenshots 00:03:13
    4. Using Picture Tools - Part 1 00:09:18
    5. Using Picture Tools - Part 2 00:05:55
  10. Communicating Clearly With SmartArt
    1. Inserting A SmartArt Graphic 00:05:35
    2. Adding Descriptive Text To SmartArt 00:05:32
    3. Adjusting SmartArt Design And Formatting - Part 1 00:07:39
    4. Adjusting SmartArt Design And Formatting - Part 2 00:07:44
  11. Using Tables To Organize Information
    1. Creating Tables 00:06:22
    2. Formatting Tables 00:06:04
    3. Using Excel Spreadsheets In PowerPoint 00:10:52
  12. Simplifying Data With Charts
    1. Creating New Charts 00:09:43
    2. Creating Charts From Existing Excel Data 00:05:14
    3. Formatting Charts 00:05:31
  13. Using Multimedia In Presentations
    1. Adding Online Audio And Your Own Files 00:05:40
    2. Recording Narration 00:03:53
    3. Modifying Playback Options 00:07:55
    4. Bringing Presentations To Life With Video 00:07:09
    5. Customizing Video Properties 00:05:53
    6. Ensuring Multimedia Works 00:05:45
  14. Organizing Complex Presentations
    1. Inserting And Working With Sections 00:09:35
    2. Arranging And Hiding Slides 00:08:56
    3. Adding Hyperlinks - Part 1 00:06:02
    4. Adding Hyperlinks - Part 2 00:05:46
  15. Polishing Presentations With Animation And Transitions
    1. Adding Slide Transitions 00:07:04
    2. Adding Built In Animations 00:07:29
    3. Creating Motion Paths 00:03:53
    4. Using The Animation Pane 00:07:58
    5. Controlling Animation Execution 00:06:28
  16. Sharing Presentations With Others
    1. Finalizing Files For Distribution 00:10:14
    2. Sharing Presentations 00:07:54
    3. Printing Presentations And Creating Handouts 00:09:51
    4. Packaging Presentations For CD 00:05:39
    5. Creating Videos 00:05:07
    6. Saving To Alternate File Types 00:04:39
  17. Presenting PowerPoint Positively
    1. Enhancing Presentation Skills With Notes 00:06:59
    2. Creating Custom Shows 00:04:18
    3. Setting Up Slide Shows 00:08:00
    4. Making Masterful Presentations 00:08:55
    5. Presenting Slide Shows Online 00:04:44
  18. Wrap-Up
    1. PowerPoint 2013 Closing Comments 00:03:07
  19. About The Author
    1. About The Author 00:07:22