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PowerPoint® 2013 on Demand

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Need answers quickly? PowerPoint 2013 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

Inside the Book

• Create powerful presentations faster using ready-made templates

• Use gestures to navigate your presentation and slide show on touch screens

• Organize information in sections and add impact with online pictures, SmartArt diagrams, tables, and charts

• Make your presentation come alive with custom animations, 3-D effects, and slide transitions

• Embed, format, trim, and add text to videos in your presentation

• Add comments and email or IM your presentation to others for review

• Broadcast your presentation over the Internet in a browser

• Use SharePoint and SkyDrive to collaborate and share documents

• Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam

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Tasks are presented on one or two pages

Numbered Steps guide you through each task

Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques

See Also points you to related information in the book

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Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Acknowledgments
    1. Perspection, Inc.
    2. Acknowledgments
    3. About the Author
    4. We Want to Hear from You!
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction
    1. How This Book Works
    2. What’s New
    3. Keyboard Shortcuts
    4. Step-by-Step Instructions
    5. Real World Examples
    6. Workshops
    7. Microsoft Office Specialist
    8. Get More on the Web
  7. 1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting PowerPoint
    3. Viewing the PowerPoint Window
    4. Using the Ribbon
    5. Choosing Commands
    6. Working with the Ribbon and Toolbars
    7. Choosing Dialog Box Options
    8. Using the Status Bar
    9. Creating a Blank Presentation
    10. Creating a Presentation Using a Template
    11. Creating a Presentation from an Existing One
    12. Opening an Existing Presentation
    13. Arranging Windows
    14. Using Task and Window Panes
    15. Understanding PowerPoint Views
    16. Browsing a Presentation
    17. Documenting Properties
    18. Converting an Existing Presentation
    19. Getting Help While You Work
    20. Saving a Presentation
    21. Saving a Presentation with Different Formats
    22. Saving a Presentation to Online Services
    23. Working with Accounts
    24. Recovering a Presentation
    25. Closing a Presentation and Exiting PowerPoint
  8. 2. Developing Presentation Content
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating New and Consistent Slides
    3. Working with Objects
    4. Developing Text
    5. Entering Text
    6. Editing Text
    7. Setting Editing Options
    8. Correcting Text While Typing
    9. Undoing and Redoing an Action
    10. Resizing Text While Typing
    11. Inserting Information the Smart Way
    12. Inserting and Developing an Outline
    13. Moving and Indenting Text
    14. Setting Tabs
    15. Changing Text Alignment and Spacing
    16. Changing Character Spacing
    17. Changing Character Direction
    18. Formatting Text
    19. Modifying a Bulleted and Numbered List
    20. AutoFormatting Text While Typing
    21. Applying a Format Style
    22. Inserting Symbols
    23. Creating a Text Box
    24. Creating Text Columns
    25. Finding and Replacing Text
    26. Rearranging Slides
    27. Organizing Slides into Sections
    28. Using Slides from Other Presentations
  9. 3. Designing a Look
    1. Introduction
    2. Making Your Presentation Look Consistent
    3. Viewing Masters
    4. Controlling Slide Appearance with Masters
    5. Controlling a Slide Layout with Masters
    6. Modifying Placeholders
    7. Controlling a Slide Background with Masters
    8. Adding a Header and Footer
    9. Inserting Slide Numbers
    10. Inserting the Date and Time
    11. Understanding Color Themes
    12. Viewing and Applying a Theme
    13. Creating a Color Theme
    14. Choosing Theme Fonts
    15. Choosing Theme Effects
    16. Creating a Custom Theme
    17. Adding Colors to a Presentation
    18. Adding a Background Style
    19. Modifying a Background Style
    20. Setting Up for Personal Templates
    21. Creating a Personal Template
    22. Opening a Template
  10. 4. Drawing and Modifying Shapes
    1. Introduction
    2. Drawing and Resizing Shapes
    3. Inserting Multiple Shapes
    4. Adding Text to a Shape
    5. Drawing Lines and Arrows
    6. Creating and Editing Freeforms
    7. Modifying a Freeform
    8. Copying and Moving Objects
    9. Adding a Quick Style to a Shape
    10. Adding a Quick Style to Shape Text
    11. Applying Color Fills
    12. Applying Picture Fills
    13. Applying Texture Fills
    14. Applying Gradient Fills
    15. Applying Shape Effects
    16. Creating Shadows
    17. Adding 3-D Effects to a Shape
    18. Adding 3-D Rotation Effects to a Shape
    19. Aligning Objects to Gridlines and Guides
    20. Aligning and Distributing Objects
    21. Aligning Objects with Smart Guides
    22. Changing Stacking Order
    23. Connecting Shapes
    24. Rotating and Flipping a Shape
    25. Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes
    26. Merging Shapes Together
    27. Selecting Objects Using the Selection Pane
  11. 5. Inserting Pictures and Multimedia
    1. Introduction
    2. Locating and Inserting Online Pictures
    3. Inserting Pictures from an Online Service
    4. Inserting a Picture from a SkyDrive or SharePoint
    5. Inserting a Picture from a File
    6. Inserting a Picture from a Slide Layout
    7. Examining Picture File Formats
    8. Creating a Photo Album
    9. Inserting a Picture Screen Shot
    10. Adding an Artistic Style to a Picture
    11. Adding a Quick Style to a Picture
    12. Applying a Shape to a Picture
    13. Applying a Border to a Picture
    14. Applying Picture Effects
    15. Modifying Picture Size
    16. Compressing a Picture
    17. Correcting a Picture
    18. Recoloring a Picture
    19. Cropping and Rotating a Picture
    20. Removing a Picture Background
    21. Creating WordArt Text
    22. Formatting WordArt Text
    23. Applying WordArt Text Effects
    24. Modifying WordArt Text Position
    25. Inserting Videos and Audio
    26. Editing Videos and Audio
    27. Adding Bookmarks to Videos and Audio
    28. Formatting Videos
    29. Setting Video and Audio Play Options
    30. Playing Videos and Audio
    31. Recording Audio
    32. Compressing Media
    33. Optimizing Media
  12. 6. Inserting Charts and Related Material
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating SmartArt Graphics
    3. Using the Text Pane with SmartArt Graphics
    4. Modifying a SmartArt Graphic
    5. Resizing a SmartArt Graphic
    6. Formatting a SmartArt Graphic
    7. Formatting a Shape in a SmartArt Graphic
    8. Adding Pictures to a SmartArt Graphic
    9. Converting a SmartArt Graphic to Shapes
    10. Creating an Organization Chart
    11. Modifying an Organization Chart
    12. Inserting a Chart
    13. Selecting Chart Data
    14. Entering Chart Data
    15. Editing Chart Data
    16. Importing Data
    17. Modifying the Data Worksheet
    18. Selecting a Chart Type, Layout and Style
    19. Selecting and Changing Chart Elements
    20. Formatting Chart Elements
    21. Working with Chart Elements
    22. Changing Chart Titles
    23. Changing Chart Labels
    24. Changing Line and Bar Charts
    25. Filtering Chart Data
    26. Saving a Chart Template
    27. Inserting a Table
    28. Modifying a Table
    29. Formatting a Table
    30. Adding a Quick Style to a Table
    31. Applying Effects to a Table
    32. Sharing Information Among Documents
    33. Embedding and Linking an Object
    34. Modifying Links
    35. Inserting a Microsoft Excel Chart
    36. Inserting a Microsoft Word Document
  13. 7. Creating a Web Presentation
    1. Introduction
    2. Adding Action Buttons
    3. Adding Hyperlinks to Objects
    4. Creating Hyperlinks to External Elements
    5. Inserting Hyperlinks
    6. Using and Removing Hyperlinks
    7. Saving Slides as Web Graphics
    8. Saving a Presentation as Web Graphics
    9. Exploring XML
    10. Saving an XML Presentation
    11. Opening a Web Page
    12. Getting Documents from the Web
  14. 8. Finalizing a Presentation and Its Supplements
    1. Introduction
    2. Changing Slide Setup Options
    3. Preparing Handouts
    4. Preparing Speaker Notes
    5. Customizing Notes Pages
    6. Changing Proofing Options
    7. Setting Languages for Proofing
    8. Checking Spelling
    9. Using Custom Dictionaries
    10. Inserting Research Material
    11. Finding the Right Words
    12. Translating Text to Another Language
    13. Using Multiple Languages
    14. Exporting Notes and Slides to Word
    15. Documenting Presentation Properties
    16. Checking Accessibility
    17. Checking Compatibility
    18. Saving Slides in Different Formats
    19. Saving Outline Text as a Document
    20. Creating a PDF Document
    21. Creating an XPS Document
    22. Selecting Printing Options
    23. Previewing a Presentation
    24. Printing a Presentation
    25. Printing an Outline
  15. 9. Preparing a Slide Show
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating Slide Transitions
    3. Adding and Removing Animation
    4. Using Specialized Animations
    5. Coordinating Multiple Animations
    6. Animating a SmartArt Graphic
    7. Triggering Animations
    8. Using the Animation Painter
    9. Adding Slide Timings
    10. Recording a Narration
    11. Setting Up a Slide Show
    12. Creating a Custom Slide Show
    13. Hiding Slides
    14. Creating a Self-Running Presentation
    15. Working with Fonts
  16. 10. Presenting a Slide Show
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting a Slide Show
    3. Navigating a Slide Show
    4. Navigating a Slide Show with Touch
    5. Annotating a Slide Show
    6. Delivering a Show on Multiple Monitors
    7. Displaying a Show in Presenter View
    8. Saving a Presentation as a Slide Show
    9. Saving a Presentation as a Video
    10. Packaging a Presentation on CD
    11. Broadcasting a Presentation Online
    12. Giving a Presentation at an Online Lync Meeting
    13. Communicating Online with Lync
    14. Showing a Presentation with the PowerPoint Viewer
    15. Customizing the PowerPoint Viewer
    16. Showing Multiple Presentations
  17. 11. Reviewing and Securing a Presentation
    1. Introduction
    2. Adding Comments to a Presentation
    3. Editing Comments in a Presentation
    4. Comparing and Merging Presentations
    5. Creating and Linking OneNotes
    6. Working with OneNote
    7. Inspecting Documents
    8. Adding Password Protection to a Presentation
    9. Adding Security Encryption to a Presentation
    10. Marking a Presentation as Read-Only
    11. Adding a Digital Signature
    12. Sending a Presentation Using E-Mail
    13. Sending a Presentation by Internet Fax
    14. Sending a Presentation by Instant Message
    15. Avoiding Harmful Attacks
    16. Using the Trust Center
    17. Selecting Trusted Publishers and Locations
    18. Setting Document Related Security Options
    19. Setting App Catalog Security Options
    20. Setting Add-in Security Options
    21. Setting ActiveX Security Options
    22. Setting Macro Security Options
    23. Changing Message Bar Security Options
    24. Setting Privacy Options
    25. Working with Office Safe Modes
  18. 12. Customizing the Way You Work
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Start Up Options
    3. Setting Office Options
    4. Setting General Options
    5. Setting Image Options
    6. Setting Chart Options
    7. Setting Slide Show Options
    8. Setting Display Options
    9. Setting Recent Presentation Options
    10. Changing Default File Locations
    11. Setting Advanced Save Options
    12. Working with Touch Screens
    13. Accessing Commands Not in the Ribbon
    14. Customizing the Way You Create Objects
    15. Working with Office Tools
    16. Maintaining and Repairing Office
  19. 13. Expanding PowerPoint Functionality
    1. Introduction
    2. Adding Apps for Office
    3. Inserting Apps for Office
    4. Managing Apps for Office
    5. Viewing and Managing Add-ins
    6. Loading and Unloading Add-ins
    7. Enhancing a Presentation with VBA
    8. Viewing the Visual Basic Editor
    9. Setting Developer Options
    10. Simplifying Tasks with Macros
    11. Controlling a Macro
    12. Adding a Digital Signature to a Macro Project
    13. Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar or Ribbon
    14. Saving a Presentation with Macros
    15. Opening a Presentation with Macros
    16. Inserting ActiveX Controls
    17. Using ActiveX Controls
    18. Setting ActiveX Control Properties
    19. Playing a Movie Using an ActiveX Control
    20. Changing the Document Information Panel
  20. 14. Working Online with Office Documents
    1. Introduction
    2. Working Online with SharePoint and SkyDrive
    3. Signing in to SharePoint or SkyDrive
    4. Saving and Opening on SharePoint or SkyDrive
    5. Accessing Documents on SharePoint
    6. Syncing Documents on SharePoint
    7. Publishing Slides to a SharePoint Library
    8. Sharing Documents on SkyDrive
    9. Accessing Documents on SkyDrive
    10. Managing Documents on SkyDrive
    11. Downloading or Uploading Documents on SkyDrive
    12. Creating Office Documents on SkyDrive
    13. Sending Links to Documents on SkyDrive
    14. Comparing the Office Desktop App to the Web App
    15. Working with Office Web Apps
    16. Saving or Printing Documents in Office Web Apps
    17. Co-authoring Documents with Office Web Apps
    18. Blocking Co-authoring Documents
  21. New! Features
    1. Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
  22. Microsoft Office Specialist
    1. About the MOS Program
    2. What Does This Logo Mean?
    3. Preparing for a MOS Exam
    4. Taking a MOS Exam
    5. Getting More Information
  23. Index
  24. Online Workshop