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Office 2010 Web Apps For Dummies® by Peter Weverka

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Chapter 13. Getting Acquainted with PowerPoint Web App

In This Chapter

  • Creating a new PowerPoint presentation

  • Understanding PowerPoint terminology

  • Finding your way around the PowerPoint Web App screen

  • Persuading the audience to see it your way

  • Looking at design considerations

  • Examining how PowerPoint Web App and PowerPoint 2010 differ

This chapter lays the groundwork for you to create a persuasive presentation with PowerPoint Web App. It explains what the different parts of the PowerPoint Web App screen are. It also tells you what to consider when you design slides and how to bring the audience around to your point of view when you give a presentation.

In the next chapter, you apply the skills you discover here to create slides for a presentation. For instructions in opening PowerPoint Web App and creating a new presentation, see Chapter 2.

Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

Chapter 2 explains in detail how to create and open Office Web App files, including PowerPoint presentations, in an Office Web App. To keep you from having to make the long, arduous journey to Chapter 2, here are shorthand instructions for creating a new PowerPoint presentation in PowerPoint Web App:

  1. Click the New link and choose PowerPoint Presentation on the drop-down list.

    You see the New Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation window.

  2. Enter a name for your presentation.

  3. Click the Save button.

    As shown in Figure 13-1, the Select Theme dialog box appears. A theme is a ready-made, canned slide design. Most themes come with sophisticated ...

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