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Teach Yourself VISUALLY PowerPoint 2016

Book Description

The uncomplicated PowerPoint guide designed specifically for visual learners

Are you a visual learner who wants to spend more time working on your presentations than trying to figure out how to create them? Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint offers you an effortless approach to creating winning presentations with the latest version of PowerPoint. This accessible resource features visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you understand all of PowerPoint's capabilities—from the most basic to the most advanced.

With Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint, you'll learn how to create slides, dress them up using templates and graphics, add sound and animation, present in a business or Internet setting, and so much more. Covering the latest additions and changes in the new version of PowerPoint, a series of easy-to-follow, full-color tutorials helps you to quickly get up and running using PowerPoint like a pro!

  • Highly visual tutorials and step-by-step screenshots make lessons easy to follow and understand

  • Helps you learn the basic functions of PowerPoint—and beyond

  • Walks you through PowerPoint's latest features

  • Demonstrates how to create memorable and captivating presentations using PowerPoint

  • Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something—and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, Teach Yourself Visually PowerPoint is for you.

    Table of Contents

      1. Cover
      2. Chapter 1: Starting with PowerPoint Basics
        1. Introducing PowerPoint
        2. Explore the PowerPoint Start Screen
        3. Create a Presentation in Backstage View
        4. Save a Presentation
        5. Explore Normal View
        6. Navigate PowerPoint Views
        7. Navigate Slides
        8. Work with Ribbon Groups, Commands, and Galleries
        9. Using the Quick Access Toolbar
        10. Arrange Presentation Windows
        11. Close a Presentation
        12. Using Help
      3. Chapter 2: Creating a Presentation
        1. Understanding Slide Structure
        2. Understanding Layouts and Placeholders
        3. Using Layouts with Content Placeholders
        4. Add a Slide
        5. Change a Slide Layout
        6. Make a Duplicate Slide
        7. Insert a Slide from Another File
        8. Delete a Slide in Normal or Slide Sorter View
      4. Chapter 3: Using Themes and Templates
        1. Understanding Themes
        2. Explore the Anatomy of a Theme
        3. Search for Themes and Templates Online
        4. Apply a Theme to Selected Slides
        5. Apply a Theme to All Slides
        6. Add a Section with a Different Theme
        7. Change Theme Colors
        8. Modify the Background
        9. Apply a Texture or Picture Background
        10. Save Your Own Theme
        11. Make a Theme the Default for New Presentations
        12. Save a Template
      5. Chapter 4: Writing and Formatting Text
        1. Type and Edit Text on a Slide
        2. Format Text Color and Style
        3. Format Text Font and Size
        4. Cut, Copy, and Paste Text
        5. Format Bulleted Lists
        6. Using the Spelling Check Feature
        7. Using the Research Feature
      6. Chapter 5: Adding Charts and Tables
        1. Insert a Table
        2. Format a Table
        3. Insert a Chart
        4. Format a Chart
        5. Edit Chart Data
        6. Insert a SmartArt Graphic
        7. Edit SmartArt
        8. Using SmartArt Layout Effects
      7. Chapter 6: Working with Clip Art, Shapes, and Objects
        1. Insert Clip Art
        2. Select Objects
        3. Move Objects
        4. Resize Objects
        5. Change Object Order
        6. Group and Ungroup Objects
        7. Draw a Shape
        8. Add Text to a Shape
        9. Merge Shapes
        10. Format Objects
        11. Color with the Eyedropper
        12. Apply a New Effect
        13. Add a Text Box
        14. Add WordArt
        15. Arrange Objects with Smart Guides
        16. Using the Grid and Guides
        17. Nudge Objects
        18. Align Objects
        19. Flip and Rotate Objects
      8. Chapter 7: Incorporating Media
        1. Insert a Picture
        2. Add a Border
        3. Adjust Brightness and Contrast
        4. Adjust Color
        5. Using Artistic Effects
        6. Crop a Picture
        7. Remove the Background from a Picture
        8. Insert a Screenshot
        9. Create a Photo Album
        10. Insert Video and Audio Clips
        11. Record an Audio Clip
        12. Trim Audio Clips
        13. Trim Video Clips
        14. Insert Video from the Internet
        15. Insert a Hyperlink
      9. Chapter 8: Enhancing Slides with Action
        1. Understanding Animations and Action Buttons
        2. Explore the Animation Pane
        3. Apply an Animation
        4. Preview an Animation
        5. Add an Animation
        6. Change Animation Effects
        7. Change the Animation Trigger
        8. Modify Animation Timing
        9. Reorder Animations
        10. Add a Motion Path
        11. Remove an Animation
        12. Apply a Transition
        13. Remove a Transition
        14. Advance a Slide after a Set Time Interval
        15. Add a Transition Sound
        16. Set a Transition Speed
        17. Insert an Action Button
      10. Chapter 9: Organizing Slides
        1. Go to an Individual Slide
        2. Move a Slide
        3. Copy and Paste a Slide
        4. Hide a Slide
        5. Zoom In the View
        6. Change Aspect Ratio
        7. Change Slide Orientation
        8. View Slides in Grayscale
        9. Group Slides into Sections
      11. Chapter 10: Working with Outlines
        1. Display Outline View
        2. Understanding How Outline and Slide Content Relate
        3. Enter Presentation Content in an Outline
        4. Move Slides and Bullet Points in an Outline
        5. Promote and Demote Items
        6. Collapse and Expand an Outline
        7. Edit Outline Content
        8. Insert Slides from an Outline
      12. Chapter 11: Using Masters
        1. Understanding Masters
        2. Understanding Slide Master Elements
        3. Open and Close Slide Master View
        4. Remove a Placeholder
        5. Insert a Placeholder
        6. Add a Footer
        7. Add a Date
        8. Set Up Slide Numbers
        9. Insert a Graphic in Slide Master View
        10. Omit Master Graphics on a Slide
        11. Work with Multiple Masters
        12. Insert a New Blank Master
        13. Preserve Master Slides
        14. Rename Master Slides
        15. Work with the Handout Master
        16. Work with the Notes Master
        17. Create a Custom Slide Layout
      13. Chapter 12: Finalizing a Slide Show
        1. Save a Presentation to OneDrive
        2. Send a Presentation for Review
        3. Add and Delete Comments
        4. Review Comments
        5. Compare Presentations
        6. Protect a Presentation
        7. Select a Show Type and Show Options
        8. Specify Slides to Include
        9. Rehearse Timing
        10. Record a Narration
      14. Chapter 13: Presenting a Slide Show
        1. Prepare to Present
        2. Start and End a Show
        3. Navigate Among Slides
        4. Zoom In
        5. Use the Pointer
        6. Mark Up with Pen and Highlighter
        7. Erase Annotations
        8. Display Slide Show Help
        9. Enable Presenter View
        10. Use Presenter View
        11. Switch to a Different Program
      15. Chapter 14: Sharing a Presentation
        1. Make a PDF Document from a Presentation
        2. Create a Video of a Presentation
        3. Save a Presentation as a Slide Show
        4. Package a Presentation
        5. Publish Slides as Graphics
        6. Share the Presentation via Email
        7. Broadcast a Presentation
      16. Chapter 15: Printing Presentations
        1. Using Print Preview
        2. Print Slides
        3. Print Hidden Slides
        4. Print Handouts
        5. Print Handouts with Microsoft Word
        6. Print the Outline Only
        7. Print Notes
        8. Print in Black and White or Grayscale
        9. Create Frame Slides
      17. Chapter 16: Changing PowerPoint Options
        1. Introducing PowerPoint Options
        2. Modify General Options
        3. Change Spelling Options
        4. Change AutoCorrect Settings
        5. Change AutoFormat Settings
        6. Customize Save Options
        7. Modify View and Slide Show Options
        8. Change Editing Settings
        9. Work with Print Options
        10. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
        11. Customize the Ribbon
      18. Chapter 17: Planning Your Presentation
        1. Understanding Presentation Types
        2. Analyze Your Audience
        3. Consider Design Options
        4. Understanding Presentation Parts
        5. Give Your Presentation
        6. Respond to Questions
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