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MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft® PowerPoint®

Book Description

Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 with a MOS certification. Use this Study Guide and downloadable practice files to help advance your proficiency with PowerPoint and earn the credential that proves it.

Table of Contents

  1. MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft® PowerPoint
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Taking a Microsoft Office Specialist Exam
    1. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
    2. Selecting a Certification Path
    3. Test-Taking Tips
    4. Certification Benefits
    5. For More Information
  4. Using This Book to Study for a Certification Exam
    1. Features and Conventions of This Book
  5. Using the Book’s Companion Content
    1. Exam 77-883: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  6. Modifying the Display of the Ribbon
    1. Dynamic Ribbon Elements
    2. Changing the Width of the Ribbon
    3. Adapting Procedure Steps
  7. Getting Support and Giving Feedback
    1. Errata
    2. Getting Help with Microsoft Office 2010
    3. We Want to Hear from You
    4. Stay in Touch
  8. Exam 77-883: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
    1. Prerequisites
      1. Understanding PowerPoint Views
      2. Moving Around in a Presentation
      3. Selecting Text
  9. 1. Managing the PowerPoint Environment
    1. Adjust Views
      1. Switching Views
      2. Zooming In and Out
    2. Manipulate the PowerPoint Window
      1. Working with Multiple Program Windows
      2. Sizing Panes in Normal View
    3. Configure the Quick Access Toolbar
    4. Configure PowerPoint File Options
    5. Objective Review
  10. 2. Creating a Slide Presentation
    1. Construct and Edit Photo Albums
      1. Creating Photo Albums
      2. Editing Photo Albums
    2. Apply Slide Size and Orientation Settings
    3. Add and Remove Slides
      1. Inserting New Slides
      2. Reusing Slides
      3. Inserting Outlines
      4. Rearranging Slides
      5. Deleting Slides
      6. Hiding Slides
    4. Format Slides
      1. Applying and Modifying Themes
      2. Formatting the Background of Slides
      3. Inserting Footer Information
      4. Dividing a Presentation into Sections
      5. Customizing Slide Masters
    5. Enter and Format Text
      1. Entering Text in Text Placeholders
      2. Entering Text in Independent Text Boxes
      3. Editing Text
      4. Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
      5. Formatting Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    6. Format Text Boxes
      1. Changing the Shape of Text Boxes
      2. Sizing and Positioning Text Boxes
      3. Aligning Text Boxes
      4. Formatting Text Boxes
      5. Adjusting the Text Layout
      6. Setting Default Formatting
    7. Objective Review
  11. 3. Working with Graphical and Multimedia Elements
    1. Manipulate Graphical Elements
      1. Opening the Format Dialog Box
      2. Applying Styles, Borders, and Effects
      3. Sizing and Positioning a Graphic
      4. Changing the Stacking Order
      5. Grouping Graphics
      6. Aligning Graphics
      7. Linking Graphics to Other Information
    2. Manipulate Images
      1. Cropping Images
      2. Formatting Images
      3. Compressing Pictures
      4. Resetting or Replacing Images
    3. Modify WordArt and Shapes
      1. Working with WordArt
      2. Working with Shapes
    4. Manipulate SmartArt
      1. Creating Diagrams
      2. Making Design Changes
      3. Changing Shapes in Diagrams
      4. Converting Diagrams to Shapes or Bullet Points
    5. Edit Video and Audio Content
      1. Inserting and Editing Video Content
      2. Inserting and Editing Audio Content
    6. Objective Review
  12. 4. Creating Charts and Tables
    1. Construct and Modify Tables
      1. Inserting Tables and Editing Table Content
      2. Changing Table Structure
      3. Formatting Tables
      4. Inserting and Modifying Excel Worksheets
    2. Insert and Modify Charts
      1. Inserting Charts and Editing Chart Data
      2. Changing the Chart Type and Layout
    3. Apply Chart Elements
    4. Manipulate Chart Layouts
      1. Selecting Chart Elements
      2. Sizing and Positioning Elements
    5. Manipulate Chart Elements
    6. Objective Review
  13. 5. Applying Transitions and Animations
    1. Apply Built-In and Custom Animations
      1. Applying Built-In Animations
      2. Applying Fancier Animations
      3. Copying Animations
    2. Apply Effect and Path Options
      1. Fine-Tuning Animation Effects
      2. Adjusting Motion Paths
    3. Manipulate Animations
    4. Apply and Modify Transitions Between Slides
    5. Objective Review
  14. 6. Collaborating on Presentations
    1. Manage Comments in Presentations
    2. Apply Proofing Tools
      1. Using AutoCorrect
      2. Correcting Spelling Mistakes
      3. Finding and Replacing Text and Fonts
      4. Using the Thesaurus
      5. Comparing and Combining Presentations
    3. Objective Review
  15. 7. Preparing Presentations for Delivery
    1. Save Presentations
    2. Share Presentations
      1. Compressing Media
      2. Packaging for CD Delivery
      3. Creating Videos
    3. Print Presentations
      1. Previewing and Printing
      2. Printing Handouts and Notes
    4. Protect Presentations
      1. Removing Extraneous Information
      2. Assigning Passwords
      3. Marking as Final
      4. Attaching Digital Signatures
    5. Objective Review
  16. 8. Delivering Presentations
    1. Apply Presentation Tools
    2. Set Up Slide Shows
      1. Adjusting Slide Show Settings
      2. Setting Up Presenter View
      3. Broadcasting Slide Shows
      4. Creating Custom Slide Shows
    3. Set Presentation Timing
    4. Record Presentations
    5. Objective Review
  17. A. About the Authors
    1. Joan Lambert
    2. Joyce Cox
    3. The Team
    4. Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI)
  18. About the Authors
  19. Copyright