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MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft PowerPoint

Book Description

Advance your everyday proficiency with PowerPoint 2016.

And earn the credential that proves it!

Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft PowerPoint! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): PowerPoint 2016 certification, this official Study Guide delivers:

  • In-depth preparation for each MOS objective

  • Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam

  • Hands-on tasks to practice what you’ve learned

  • Practice files and sample solutions

  • Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives:

  • Create and manage presentations

  • Insert and format text, shapes, and images

  • Insert tables, charts, SmartArt, and media

  • Apply transitions and animations

  • Manage multiple presentations

  •  About MOS

    A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification validates your proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, demonstrating that you can meet globally recognized performance standards. Hands-on experience with the technology is required to successfully pass Microsoft Certification exams.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents
    5. Exam 77-729. PowerPoint 2016: Core Presentation Design and Delivery Skills
    6. Introduction
      1. Who this book is for
      2. How this book is organized
      3. Download the practice files
      4. Ebook edition
      5. Errata, updates, & book support
        1. We want to hear from you
        2. Stay in touch
      6. 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
    7. Objective group 1. Create and manage presentations
      1. Objective 1.1: Create a presentation
        1. Create a new presentation
        2. Create a presentation based on a template
        3. Import Word document outlines
      2. Objective 1.1 practice tasks
      3. Objective 1.2: Insert and format slides
        1. Add, remove, and hide slides
        2. Format slide backgrounds
        3. Configure headers and footers on slides and printed materials
      4. Objective 1.2 practice tasks
      5. Objective 1.3: Modify slides, handouts, and notes
        1. Modify slide masters and layouts
        2. Modify default settings for notes pages
        3. Modify default settings for handouts
      6. Objective 1.3 practice tasks
      7. Objective 1.4: Order and group slides
      8. Objective 1.4 practice tasks
      9. Objective 1.5: Change presentation options and views
        1. Display different views of a presentation
        2. Display and edit presentation properties
        3. Change slide size
      10. Objective 1.5 practice tasks
      11. Objective 1.6: Configure a presentation for print
      12. Objective 1.6 practice tasks
      13. Objective 1.7: Configure and present a slide show
      14. Objective 1.7 practice tasks
    8. Objective group 2. Insert and format text, shapes, and images
      1. Objective 2.1: Insert and format text
        1. Insert text on a slide
        2. Format text on a slide
        3. Create WordArt
        4. Format text as bulleted or numbered lists
        5. Format text in columns
        6. Link to internal and external locations and files
      2. Objective 2.1 practice tasks
      3. Objective 2.2: Insert and format shapes and text boxes
        1. Insert and manage text containers
        2. Format text containers
      4. Objective 2.2 practice tasks
      5. Objective 2.3: Insert and format images
        1. Insert images
        2. Format images
      6. Objective 2.3 practice tasks
      7. Objective 2.4: Order and group objects
        1. PowerPoint alignment tools
        2. Align objects
        3. Stack and reorder objects
        4. Order and group objects
      8. Objective 2.4 practice tasks
    9. Objective group 3. Insert tables, charts, SmartArt, and media
      1. Objective 3.1: Insert and format tables
        1. Create and import tables
        2. Change table structure
        3. Format tables
      2. Objective 3.1 practice tasks
      3. Objective 3.2: Insert and format charts
        1. Create and import charts
        2. Change the chart type, layout, and elements
        3. Format charts
      4. Objective 3.2 practice tasks
      5. Objective 3.3: Insert and format SmartArt graphics
      6. Objective 3.3 practice tasks
      7. Objective 3.4: Insert and manage media
        1. Embed audio and video clips
        2. Modify audio and video clips
      8. Objective 3.4 practice tasks
    10. Objective group 4. Apply transitions and animations
      1. Objective 4.1: Apply slide transitions
      2. Objective 4.1 practice tasks
      3. Objective 4.2: Animate slide content
        1. Apply animations
        2. Configure animation effects
        3. Configure motion paths
      4. Objective 4.2 practice tasks
      5. Objective 4.3: Set timing for transitions and animations
        1. Set timing for transitions
        2. Set timing and order for animations
      6. Objective 4.3 practice tasks
    11. Objective group 5. Manage multiple presentations
      1. Objective 5.1: Merge content from multiple presentations
        1. Display multiple presentations
        2. Reuse slides from other presentations
        3. Compare, combine, and review differences
        4. Manage comments
      2. Objective 5.1 practice tasks
      3. Objective 5.2: Finalize presentations
        1. Protect presentations
        2. Inspect presentations for issues
        3. Proof presentations
        4. Preserve presentation content
        5. Export presentations to other formats
      4. Objective 5.2 practice tasks
    12. Index
    13. About the author
      1. Acknowledgments
    14. Survey