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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 On Demand


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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4280-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4280-3

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Need answers quickly? Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 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.



MCAS Exam Prep

More than 500 Essential PowerPoint Tasks

Inside the Book

• Create powerful presentations faster using ready-made templates

• Organize information in sections and add impact with clip art, 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 your presentation to others for review

• Broadcast your presentation over the Internet in a browser

• Use SharePoint to collaborate and share documents

• Prepare for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) exam

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Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 On Demand: Designing a Look

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Table of Contents

Introduction     xvii

Chapter 1  Getting Started with PowerPoint     1

Starting PowerPoint     2 New!

Viewing the PowerPoint Window     3

Using the Ribbon     4 New!

Choosing Commands     5 New!

Working with Toolbars     6 New!

Choosing Dialog Box Options     8

Using the Status Bar     9

Creating a Blank Presentation     10

Creating a Presentation Using a Template     11

Opening a Presentation     12 New!

Arranging Windows     14 New!

Using Task Panes and Window Panes     15

Understanding PowerPoint Views     16 New!

Browsing a Presentation     18

Documenting Properties     20

Converting an Existing Document     21

Getting Help While You Work     22

Saving a Presentation     24

Saving a Presentation with Different Formats     26

Recovering a Document     28 New!

Maintaining and Repairing Office     30

Getting Updates on the Web     31

Closing a Presentation and Quitting PowerPoint     32

Chapter 2  Developing Presentation Content     33

Creating New and Consistent Slides     34

Working with Objects     36

Developing Text     38

Entering Text     40

Editing Text     42

Setting Editing Options     43

Correcting Text While Typing     44 New!

Undoing and Redoing an Action     46

Resizing Text While Typing     48

Inserting Information the Smart Way     50 New!

Inserting and Developing an Outline     52

Moving and Indenting Text     54

Setting Tabs     56

Changing Text Alignment and Spacing     58

Changing Character Spacing     60

Changing Character Direction     61

Formatting Text     62

Modifying a Bulleted and Numbered List     64

AutoFormatting Text While Typing     66

Applying a Format Style     68

Inserting Symbols     69

Creating a Text Box     70

Creating Text Columns     72

Finding and Replacing Text     73

Rearranging Slides     74

Organizing Slides into Sections     76 New!

Using Slides from Other Presentations     78

Chapter 3  Designing a Look     79

Making Your Presentation Look Consistent     80

Viewing Masters     82

Controlling Slide Appearance with Masters     84

Controlling a Slide Layout with Masters     86

Modifying Placeholders     88

Controlling a Slide Background with Masters     90

Adding a Header and Footer     91

Inserting Slide Numbers     92

Inserting the Date and Time     94

Understanding Color Themes     95

Viewing and Applying a Theme     96 New!

Creating a Color Theme     98

Choosing Theme Fonts     100

Choosing Theme Effects     101

Creating a Custom Theme     102

Adding Colors to a Presentation     104

Adding a Background Style     105

Modifying a Background Style     106

Saving a Template     108

Chapter 4  Drawing and Modifying Shapes     111

Drawing and Resizing Shapes     112

Inserting Multiple Shapes     114

Adding Text to a Shape     115

Drawing Lines and Arrows     116

Creating and Editing Freeforms     118

Modifying a Freeform     120

Copying and Moving Objects     122

Adding a Quick Style to a Shape     124

Adding a Quick Style to Shape Text     125

Applying Color Fills     126

Applying Picture Fills     128 New!

Applying Texture Fills     130

Applying Gradient Fills     132 New!

Applying Shape Effects     134 New!

Creating Shadows     136

Adding 3-D Effects to a Shape     138

Adding 3-D Rotation Effects to a Shape     140

Aligning Objects to Grids and Guides     142 New!

Aligning and Distributing Objects     144

Connecting Shapes     146

Selecting Objects Using the Selection Pane     148

Changing Stacking Order     149

Rotating and Flipping a Shape     150

Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes     152

Inserting AutoShapes from the Clip Gallery     154

Adding a Shape to the Clip Organizer     155

Chapter 5  Inserting Pictures and Multimedia     157

Inserting Multimedia Clips     158

Locating and Inserting Clip Art     160 New!

Accessing Clip Art on the Web     162

Inserting a Picture     164

Examining Picture File Formats     165

Creating a Photo Album     166

Inserting a Picture Screen Shot     168 New!

Adding an Artistic Style to a Picture     169 New!

Adding a Quick Style to a Picture     170

Applying a Shape to a Picture     171 New!

Applying a Border to a Picture     172

Applying Picture Effects     173 New!

Modifying Picture Size     174

Compressing a Picture     176 New!

Correcting a Picture     177 New!

Recoloring a Picture     178 New!

Cropping and Rotating a Picture     180 New!

Removing a Picture Background     182 New!

Creating WordArt Text     184

Formatting WordArt Text     186

Applying WordArt Text Effects     188 New!

Modifying WordArt Text Position     189

Inserting Videos and Audio     190 New!

Editing Videos and Audio     192 New!

Adding Bookmarks to Video and Audio     194 New!

Formatting Videos     195 New!

Setting Video and Audio Play Options     196

Playing Videos and Audio     198 New!

Recording Audio     200

Compressing Media     201 New!

Chapter 6  Inserting Charts and Related Material     203

Creating SmartArt Graphics     204 New!

Using the Text Pane with SmartArt Graphics     206

Modifying a SmartArt Graphic     208

Resizing a SmartArt Graphic     209

Formatting a SmartArt Graphic     210

Formatting a Shape in a SmartArt Graphic     212 New!

Adding Pictures to a SmartArt Graphic     214 New!

Converting a SmartArt Graphic to Shapes     215 New!

Creating an Organization Chart     216

Modifying an Organization Chart     218

Inserting a Chart     220

Selecting Chart Data     222

Entering Chart Data     223

Editing Chart Data     224 New!

Importing Data     226

Modifying the Data Worksheet     228

Selecting a Chart Type, Layout, and Style     230 New!

Formatting Chart Objects     232 New!

Changing the Chart Layout Objects     234

Saving a Chart Template     236

Inserting a Table     238

Modifying a Table     240

Formatting a Table     242

Adding a Quick Style to a Table     244

Applying Effects to a Table     246 New!

Sharing Information Among Documents     247

Embedding and Linking an Object     248

Modifying Links     250

Inserting a Microsoft Excel Chart     252

Inserting a Microsoft Word Document     254

Inserting a Microsoft Organization Chart     255

Chapter 7  Creating a Web Presentation     257

Adding Action Buttons     258

Adding Hyperlinks to Objects     260

Creating Hyperlinks to External Objects     262

Inserting Hyperlinks     264

Using and Removing Hyperlinks     266

Saving Slides as Web Graphics     268

Saving a Presentation as Web Graphics     269 New!

Exploring XML     270

Saving an XML Presentation     271

Opening a Web Page     272 New!

Previewing a Web Page     273

Getting Documents from the Web     274

Accessing Office Information on the Web     276

Chapter 8  Finalizing a Presentation and Its Supplements     277

Changing Page Setup Options     278

Preparing Handouts     280 New!

Preparing Speaker Notes     282

Customizing Notes Pages     284

Changing Proofing Options     285 New!

Setting Languages for Proofing     286

Checking Spelling     288

Using Custom Dictionaries     290

Inserting Research Material     292

Finding the Right Words     293

Translating Text to Another Language     294 New!

Using Multiple Languages     296 New!

Exporting Notes and Slides to Word     297

Documenting Presentation Properties     298

Checking Accessibility     300 New!

Checking Compatibility     302

Saving Slides in Different Formats     303

Saving Outline Text as a Document     304

Creating a PDF Document     305

Creating an XPS Document     306

Selecting Printing Options     307

Previewing a Presentation     308 New!

Printing a Presentation     310 New!

Printing an Outline     312

Chapter 9  Preparing a Slide Show     313

Creating Slide Transitions     314 New!

Adding and Removing Animation     316 New!

Using Specialized Animation     318 New!

Coordinating Multiple Animations     320

Animating a SmartArt Graphic     322

Triggering Animations     324 New!

Using the Animation Painter     325 New!

Adding Slide Timings     326

Recording a Narration     328 New!

Setting Up a Slide Show     330 New!

Creating a Custom Slide Show     332

Hiding Slides     334

Creating a Self-Running Presentation     335

Working with Fonts     336

Chapter 10  Presenting a Slide Show     337

Starting a Slide Show     338

Navigating a Slide Show     340 New!

Annotating a Slide Show     342

Delivering a Show on Multiple Monitors     344

Saving a Presentation as a Slide Show     346

Saving a Presentation as a Video     347

Packaging a Presentation on CD     348

Broadcasting a Presentation     350 New!

Showing a Presentation with the PowerPoint Viewer     352

Customizing the PowerPoint Viewer     353

Showing Multiple Presentations     354

Chapter 11  Reviewing and Securing a Presentation     355

Adding Comments to a Presentation     356

Editing Comments in a Presentation     358

Comparing and Merging Presentations     360

Creating and Opening OneNotes     361 New!

Inspecting Documents     362

Adding Password Protection to a Presentation     364

Adding Security Encryption to a Presentation     366

Marking a Presentation as Read-Only     367

Adding a Digital Signature     368

Sending a Presentation for Review Using E-Mail     370

Sending a Presentation by Internet Fax     371

Avoiding Harmful Attacks     372

Using the Trust Center     374 New!

Selecting Trusted Publishers and Locations     375

Setting Document Related Security Options     376 New!

Setting Add-in Security Options     378

Setting ActiveX Security Options     379

Setting Macro Security Options     380

Changing Message Bar Security Options     381

Setting Privacy Options     382

Working with Office Safe Modes     384

Chapter 12  Customizing the Way You Work     387

Setting General PowerPoint Options     388 New!

Setting Advanced PowerPoint Options     390

Accessing Commands Not in the Ribbon     392 New!

Customizing the Way You Create Objects     393

Managing Pictures     394

Organizing Clips     396

Changing Research Options     398 New!

Chapter 13  Expanding PowerPoint Functionality     399

Viewing and Managing Add-ins     400 New!

Loading and Unloading Add-ins     402

Enhancing a Presentation with VBA     404

Viewing the Visual Basic Editor     406

Setting Developer Options     407 New!

Simplifying Tasks with Macros     408

Controlling a Macro     410

Adding a Digital Signature to a Macro Project     412

Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar or Ribbon     413 New!

Saving a Presentation with Macros     414

Opening a Presentation with Macros     415 New!

Inserting ActiveX Controls     416 New!

Using ActiveX Controls     418

Setting ActiveX Control Properties     419

Playing a Movie Using an ActiveX Control     421

Changing the Document Information Panel     422

Chapter 14  Working Together on Office Documents     423

Getting Started with Office Web Apps     424 New!

Setting Up to Use Office Web Apps     426 New!

Saving and Opening Documents with Windows Live     428 New!

Comparing the Desktop App to Web App     430 New!

Accessing Documents on Windows Live     432 New!

Working with Folders on Windows Live     434

Setting Folder Permissions on Windows Live     436

Creating Office Documents on Windows Live     437 New!

Working with Documents on Windows Live     438

Downloading Documents from Windows Live     440

Downloading or Saving Documents in Office Web Apps     442 New!

Collaborating with Documents on Windows Live     444 New!

Working with SharePoint Workspaces     446 New!

Sharing Documents in a Groove Workspace     448 New!

Inviting Others to a Groove Workspace     449 New!

Saving a Document to a SharePoint Server     450 New!

Publishing Slides to a SharePoint Library     452

Using Office Mobile 2010     454 New!

Workshops: Putting It All Together     455

Project 1: Optimizing Presentations     455

Project 2: Creating Better Presentations     458

Project 3: Creating a Self Running Presentation with Narration     461

Project 4: Creating a VBA Form in a Presentation     462

Want More Projects     466

New Features     467 New!

Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist     475

Index     483


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