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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 plain & simple

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 plain & simple

Muir, Nancy, 1954-; Microsoft

This full colour, no-nonsense book shows you the quickest ways to solve problems and learn the tools, using easy-to-follow steps and concise, straightforward language

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Sebastopol, Calif.: O'Reilly, 2010

Available at Middlesbrough Campus.

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nancy Muir
ISBN: 0735627282, 9780735627284
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: iv, 249 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 24 cm.
Series: Plain & simple
Subject: Computers and IT.; Microsoft PowerPoint (Computer file)

Contents

  1. Dedication
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. About This Book
  4. 1.1 No Computerese!
  5. 1.2 A Quick Overview
  6. 1.3 A Few Assumptions
  7. 1.4 WhatÔÇÖs New in PowerPoint 2010?
  8. 1.5 The Final Word
  9. WhatÔÇÖs New in PowerPoint 2010?
  10. 2.1 WhatÔÇÖs Where in PowerPoint 2010?
  11. 2.2 Using the Ribbon
  12. 2.3 Using Microsoft Office Backstage
  13. 2.4 Working with Improved Picture and Video Formatting Tools
  14. 2.5 Taking Advantage of Additional Themes and SmartArt
  15. 2.6 Copying Effects with Animation Painter
  16. 2.7 Working with Slide Sections
  17. 2.8 Broadcasting Slide Shows
  18. Getting Started with PowerPoint 2010
  19. 3.1 WhatÔÇÖs Where in PowerPoint 2010?
  20. 3.2 Using the Ribbon
  21. 3.3 Working with the Mini Toolbar
  22. 3.4 Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  23. 3.5 Working with Design Elements
  24. Creating Presentations
  25. 4.1 Creating a Presentation
  26. 4.2 Finding and Opening Existing Presentations
  27. 4.3 Moving Among Views
  28. 4.4 Sizing Panes in Normal View
  29. 4.5 Viewing Multiple Slides with Slide Sorter
  30. 4.6 Running a Presentation in Slide Show View
  31. 4.7 Saving and Closing a PowerPoint Presentation
  32. 4.8 Getting Help
  33. Working with Slide Masters
  34. 5.1 Understanding How Slide Masters Work
  35. 5.2 Making Changes to a Slide Master
  36. 5.3 Adding and Deleting Master Sets
  37. 5.4 Working with Handout and Notes Masters
  38. Building a Presentation
  39. 6.1 Understanding How to Build a Presentation
  40. 6.2 Building a Slide
  41. 6.3 Working with Text
  42. 6.4 Finding and Replacing Text
  43. 6.5 Manipulating Placeholders
  44. Building a Presentation Outline
  45. 7.1 Understanding the Relationship of the Outline to Slides
  46. 7.2 Working with the Outline
  47. 7.3 Adding Text in the Outline Tab
  48. 7.4 Working with Outline Contents
  49. Managing and Viewing Slides
  50. 8.1 Viewing Slides in the Slide Pane
  51. 8.2 Managing Slides in Slide Sorter View
  52. 8.3 Hiding and Unhiding Slides
  53. 8.4 Working with Sections
  54. Using Slide Layouts and Themes
  55. 9.1 Understanding What Slide Layouts and Themes Control
  56. 9.2 Working with Layouts
  57. 9.3 Working with Themes
  58. 9.4 Changing Theme Colors and Fonts
  59. Inserting Media and Drawing Objects
  60. 10.1 Working with Tables
  61. 10.2 Editing Tables
  62. 10.3 Creating and Modifying Charts
  63. 10.4 Inserting Clip Art
  64. 10.5 Creating WordArt
  65. 10.6 Working with SmartArt
  66. 10.7 Working with Pictures
  67. 10.8 Inserting Media Objects
  68. 10.9 Creating a Photo Album
  69. 10.10 Drawing Shapes and Text Boxes
  70. Formatting Text, Objects, and Slides
  71. 11.1 Applying Fonts
  72. 11.2 Formatting Text
  73. 11.3 Formatting Objects
  74. 11.4 Resizing Objects
  75. 11.5 Rotating and Flipping Objects
  76. 11.6 Grouping and Changing the Order of Objects
  77. 11.7 Working with Picture Tools
  78. 11.8 Using Video Tools
  79. 11.9 Changing the Slide Background
  80. Adding Transitions and Animations
  81. 12.1 Applying a Transition
  82. 12.2 Adding Sound to a Transition
  83. 12.3 Modifying Transition Speed
  84. 12.4 Choosing How to Advance a Slide
  85. 12.5 Applying a Custom Animation to an Object
  86. 12.6 Using Animation Painter
  87. 12.7 Previewing an Animation
  88. Finalizing Your Slide Show
  89. 13.1 Reviewing Your Presentation
  90. 13.2 Setting Up a Slide Show
  91. 13.3 Rehearsing Your Presentation
  92. 13.4 Taking a Presentation with You
  93. Running a Presentation
  94. 14.1 Starting and Ending a Slide Show
  95. 14.2 Navigating Through Slides
  96. 14.3 Working with the Pen and Annotations
  97. 14.4 Switching to Another Program
  98. Printing a Presentation
  99. 15.1 Inserting Headers and Footers
  100. 15.2 Using Print Preview
  101. 15.3 Establishing Printer Settings and Printing
  102. Sharing a Presentation on the Web
  103. 16.1 Saving a Presentation to the Web
  104. 16.2 Saving as a PDF File
  105. 16.3 Broadcasting a Presentation
  106. 16.4 Creating a Video
  107. Introducing Advanced PowerPoint Topics
  108. 17.1 Saving Your Own PowerPoint Templates
  109. 17.2 Creating Custom Shows
  110. 17.3 Removing Hidden Data with Document Inspector
  111. 17.4 Adding a Digital Signature
  112. 17.5 Customizing the Ribbon
  113. About the Author

Author note

Nancy Muir is the Vice President of Content and Curriculum for Look Both Ways Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to helping people of all ages stay safer online. She is also the author of more than fifty books on technology topics, including Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 Plain & Simple and the bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies from Wiley Publishing. Over the years, Nancy has worked in the software and book publishing industries as well as academia, and has served as a consultant to major technology companies.