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PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video Description

Explore the most popular and some of the lesser known features of PowerPoint 2013 – Shapes, Photos, Tables, Charts, Multimedia with Echo Swinford as your guide!

  • Start-to-finish personal training on PowerPoint 2013: just watch and learn!
  • Simple, quick video walkthroughs of the tasks you perform most often!
  • Great personalized training at a fraction of the cost...for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book!

These video lessons will ensure that you can harness the power of PowerPoint faster and more easily than ever before! In 13 thorough parts, PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons shows you how to increase add finesse and polish to your presentations so they look like the pros. Expert Echo Swinford simplifies powerful features and tools including Formatting, Templates, Effects Graphics, Animation, Video and much more! Truly harness the power built into PowerPoint! Just watch: You’ll master high-powered skills at your own pace–and get specific answers and solutions immediately, whenever you need them! For anyone who wants to master Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 fast!

About the Author:

A Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2000, Echo Swinford began her PowerPoint career in 1997. She holds a Master's degree in New Media from the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis School of Informatics. Echo is the owner of Echosvoice, a PowerPoint consulting firm specializing in custom template development, presentation creation, makeovers and cleanup, and training for large and small corporate clients. Echo has written and co-written three PowerPoint books and has a string of tech editing credits to her name. Visit Echo’s Web site at www.echosvoice.com.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction to PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons 00:01:36
  2. Lesson 1: PowerPoint Environment
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
    2. 1.1 Overview of the PowerPoint interface 00:12:54
    3. 1.2 The Backstage view 00:08:40
    4. 1.3 Views and other parts of the PowerPoint interface 00:05:28
    5. 1.4 Customizing the Ribbon and QAT 00:09:59
  3. Lesson 2: Getting Started: The Basics
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 2.1 Starting a new presentation 00:17:21
    3. 2.2 Changing the slide size 00:03:40
  4. Lesson 3: Creating Shapes
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:24
    2. 3.1 Inserting, selecting and manipulating shapes 00:26:12
    3. 3.2 Alignment and distribution 00:21:13
    4. 3.3 Combine Shapes tools and Edit points 00:06:39
  5. Lesson 4: Formatting Shapes
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:28
    2. 4.1 Shape fills and outlines 00:25:15
    3. 4.2 Shape effects 00:13:35
    4. 4.3 Using format painter or eyedroppers 00:06:35
  6. Lesson 5: Formatting Text
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
    2. 5.1 Basic text formatting 00:26:14
    3. 5.2 Formatting text as graphics 00:06:56
  7. Lesson 6: Working with Photos
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:25
    2. 6.1 Image types 00:04:06
    3. 6.2 Inserting pictures 00:08:29
    4. 6.3 Remove background 00:03:26
    5. 6.4 Changing the look of your photo 00:06:45
    6. 6.5 Cropping and sizing 00:06:00
    7. 6.6 Creating a photo album 00:03:36
    8. 6.7 Compress pictures 00:04:05
  8. Lesson 7: Working with SmartArt
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:17
    2. 7.1 Creating a SmartArt diagram 00:03:52
    3. 7.2 Formatting your diagram 00:07:44
  9. Lesson 8: Working with Tables
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:19
    2. 8.1 Creating a table 00:06:03
    3. 8.2 Formatting tables 00:08:55
  10. Lesson 9: Working with Charts
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 9.1 Creating a chart 00:06:21
    3. 9.2 Chart formatting tools 00:08:34
    4. 9.3 Inserting charts from Excel 00:05:39
  11. Lesson 10: Animations and Transitions
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:35
    2. 10.1 Transitions 00:07:36
    3. 10.2 Animation basics 00:16:09
    4. 10.3 Advanced animations 00:13:26
  12. Lesson 11: Multimedia
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:22
    2. 11.1 Inserting multimedia and setting the start 00:10:02
    3. 11.2 Video and audio editing tools 00:06:37
    4. 11.3 Synch animations to video or audio 00:03:43
    5. 11.4 Compress and optimize media 00:02:04
  13. Lesson 12: Printing and Finalizing
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:28
    2. 12.1 Sections 00:04:50
    3. 12.2 Headers and Footers 00:04:52
    4. 12.3 Review and compare 00:04:51
    5. 12.4 Printing handouts, slides and notes pages 00:06:49
    6. 12.5 Check for issues 00:05:37
    7. 12.6 Saving as other formats 00:06:55
  14. Lesson 13: Setting Up a Slide Show
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:27
    2. 13.1 Nonlinear presentations 00:05:44
    3. 13.2 Running a slide show 00:07:19
    4. 13.3 Presenter View 00:06:41
    5. 13.4 Present online 00:04:01
  15. Summary
    1. Summary of PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons 00:00:47