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Using Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010

Book Description

Get comfortable with PowerPoint 2010. Don’t just read about it: See it and hear it with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the Free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book, you get online access anywhere with a web connection--no books to carry, updated content, and the benefit of video and audio learning. Way more than just a book, this is all the help you’ll ever need where you want, when you want!

Learn Fast, Learn Easy, Using Web, Video, and Audio

Show Me video walks through tasks you’ve just got to see--including bonus advanced techniques

Tell Me More audio delivers practical insights straight from the experts

Patrice-Anne Rutledge provides practical, approachable coverage that guides you through mastering the core features and techniques needed to create compelling presentations. New features include

• Animation Painter–Apply the formatting of one animation to another animation. This button works in much the same way as the Format Painter button.

• Presentation Sections–Divide your presentation into logical sections to simplify navigation and organization.

• Video Editing–Use professional video editing and formatting tools directly in PowerPoint without the need for an external application.

• Screenshot Captures–Incorporate screenshots directly from PowerPoint.

• Backstage View–Perform common file-related tasks such as creating, opening, saving, sharing, and printing presentations in fewer steps.

• Merge and Compare–Compare and reconcile multiple versions of the same presentation.

• Co-Authoring–Collaborate with others on the same presentation in realtime.

• Broadcast Slide Show–Broadcast your presentation to anyone on the web using either SharePoint Server 2010 or a free Windows Live account.

• Create a Video–Share your presentation with others as a high-definition, web-based, or mobile device video.

• Document Sharing–Share your document with colleagues real-time and communicate with them via instant messaging using Office Communicator 2007 R2.

• PowerPoint Web App–View and edit PowerPoint presentations on the web using the external PowerPoint web application.

In addition to these new features, PowerPoint 2010 also offers many enhancements:

An enhanced Ribbon that is available across all Office applications

More Office themes

More SmartArt graphics

Easier access to animation tools

Enhanced slide transitions, including 3-D effects

Numerous new image editing features

Powerful editing tools for mathematical equations

Improved notes printing

Improved slide show recording functions

Enhanced language and translation tools