In this PowerPoint 2013 training class, students learn to create simple and sophisticated PowerPoint presentations.
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Start and end a PowerPoint session.
Edit a presentation.
Create different types of slides.
Use the Outline tab.
Add Clipart to a slide.
Format slides and use templates.
Use the Slide Sorter to reorganize a presentation.
Apply Tables and Charts to a presentation.
Print various components of a presentation.
Run a slide show.
Create customized presentations with templates.
Add special effects.
Use the slide, notes, and handout masters.
Create, edit, and import charts.
Create custom shows.
Secure and share presentations.
Creating a PowerPoint Presentation
Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
Creating a Presentation
Saving a Document
Maintain Backward Compatibility
Importing a File
The Status Bar
Closing a Presentation
Exercise: Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
Exercise: Exploring the Ribbon
The Quick Access Toolbar
Adding Common Commands
Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
Exercise: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
The Backstage View (The File Menu)
Introduction to the Backstage View
Opening a Presentation
Exercise: Opening a Presentation
New Presentations and Presentation Templates
Exercise: Creating an Agenda Using a Template
Modifying Presentation Properties
Adding Your Name to Microsoft PowerPoint
Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
Selecting a Slide Layout
Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
Formatting Text as WordArt
Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Formatting Text Placeholders
Formatting Text into Columns
Adding Slides to a Presentation
Duplicating an Existing Slide
Exercise: Formatting Text
Working with Images
Adding Images to a Slide
Inserting a Picture
Inserting Clip Art
Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
Editing an Image
Adding Effects to an Image
Applying a Style and Cropping an Image
Grouping and Ungrouping Images
Apply Borders to a Shape
Modify Shape Backgrounds
Aligning and Grouping Shapes
Apply Styles to a Shape
Create a Custom Shape
Displaying Gridlines for Shapes
Adding Text to Shapes in Columns
Exercise: Working with Images and Shapes
Working with Tables and Charts
Inserting a Table
Importing Tables from External Sources
Exercise: Working with a Table
Inserting a Chart
Formatting a Chart
Modifying Chart Type
Adding Legends to Charts
Modifying Number of Rows and Columns
Importing Charts from External Sources
Exercise: Working with Charts
Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
Changing the View to Grayscale
Changing Page Setup Options
Exercise: Viewing the Presentation
Organizing a Presentation in Sections
Inserting Section Headers
Adding Transitions to Slides
Adding Multiple Transitions
Modifying Transition Options
Adding Speaker Notes
Printing Speaker Notes
Running a Slide Show
Configuring Slideshow Resolution
Printing a Presentation
Printing in Grayscale
Exercise: Finalizing Your Presentation
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 New Features
Presenter View Changes
Object Smart Guides
Exercise: Using PowerPoint Smart Guides
Applying a Theme
Previewing and Selecting a Theme
Customizing a Theme
Saving a Custom Theme
Setting a Default Theme
Applying a Background Style
Apply a Built-in Background Style
Modify Slide Backgrounds
Create and Apply a Background Style
Adding a Footer
Controlling Page Numbers
Arranging and Printing Sections
Exercise: Adding a Background Image
Working with the Slide Master
Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
Inserting a New Slide Master
Preserving a Slide Master
Modifying the Notes Master
Modifying the Handout Master
Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts
Exercise: Using the Slide Master
Working with Special Effects
Animating Text and Objects
Working with the Animation Painter
Setting Animation Timing
Animating a Chart
Exercise: Applying Special Effects to a Presentation
Inserting SmartArt Graphics
Modifying SmartArt Graphics
Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
Resize a SmartArt Shape
Resize a SmartArt Graphic
Reposition a SmartArt Graphic
Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
Creating SmartArt from a List
Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
Ungrouping SmartArt Objects
Exercise: Working with SmartArt
Creating a Photo Album
Applying a Theme to Your Album
Customizing an Album
Exercise: Creating and Modifying a Photo Album
Inserting Sounds and Video
Inserting a Sound File
Inserting a Video File
Adjusting Media Window Size
Inserting a YouTube Video
Editing Media Clips
Editing an Audio Clip
Editing a Video Clip
Link to External Media
Exercise: Adding Video to a Presentation
Setting up the Slide Show
Setting up a Custom Show
Configuring Slide Show Resolution
Creating a Hyperlink
Adding an Action Button
Jumping to Another Presentation
Exercise: Presenting a Custom Show
Using Rehearse Timings
Navigating within a Slide Show
Annotating a Presentation
Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically
Exercise: Preparing the Slide Show
Outlines and Slides
Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
Setting Handout Print Options
Exporting an Outline to Word
Saving a Presentation as an Outline
Saving a Slide as a Graphic
Exercise: Exporting an Outline to Word
Managing Multiple Presentations
Merging Multiple Presentations
Reusing Slides from Other Presentations
Viewing Multiple Presentations
Tracking Changes in PowerPoint
Discarding Changes from Specific Users
Exercise: Reviewing Changes in PowerPoint
Sharing and Securing a Presentation
Sharing a Presentation with a Remote Audience
Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
Inspecting the Presentation
Removing Presentation Metadata
Checking for Accessibility Issues
Checking for Compatibility Issues
Packaging a Presentation for CD
Using the PowerPoint Viewer
Exercise: Sharing a Presentation
Encrypting a Presentation
Adding a Digital Signature
Marking a Presentation as Final
Sending a Presentation in PDF Format
Exercise: Securing a Presentation
Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 New Features
Exercise: Using the Comments Feature
Motion Path Changes
Creating Custom Color with the Eyedropper
Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.
Experience in the following is required for this Microsoft PowerPoint class:
Familiarity with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard.
Comfortable in the Windows environment.
Ability to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.
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