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.
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:
Click the New link and choose PowerPoint Presentation on the drop-down list.
You see the New Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation window.
Enter a name for your presentation.
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 ...