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My PowerPoint 2016 (includes Content Update Program)

My PowerPoint 2016 (includes Content Update Program)

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-427375-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-427375-4

Book + Content Update Program

If you want to deliver truly attention-grabbing presentations with PowerPoint 2016, My PowerPoint 2016 is your must-have companion. Friendly, quick, and packed with real-world advice, it walks you through every task you'll want to perform, including:

  • Choosing the right design
  • Creating and inserting shapes and pictures
  • Incorporating effective animations, transitions, and multimedia content
  • Finalizing and printing your presentation
  • Setting up and delivering slide shows
  • Modifying themes and templates to your precise needs
  • And much more

Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost of confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get more powerful results from Microsoft's PowerPoint 2016, and get them faster. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips and lists - plus quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of PowerPoint 2016, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP.

How to access the free web edition:  Follow the instructions within the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

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Table of Contents

1 Getting Started     3
PowerPoint Everywhere     3
Looking at the New Features     5
    Improved Office Themes     5
    New “Modern” Chart Types     7
    Improved Smart Guides     7
    More Picture-Quality Options     7
    Improved Video Resolution     8
    Record Ink     8
    Ink Equations     9
    Insert Screen Recording     9
    Tell Me     10
    Insights     10
Installing Microsoft Office 2016     11
The PowerPoint 2016 Interface     14
    The Start Screen     15
    The Ribbon     18
    The Shortcut Menu and Mini Toolbar     23
    Backstage View     24
    The Editing Workspace (Normal View)     28
    Other PowerPoint Views     29
    Formatting Panes     34
    Dynamic Paste Preview     36
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar     37
    Customize Your Quick Access Toolbar     37
2 PowerPoint Basics     45
Starting a Presentation     45
    Choose a Look for Your Presentation     46
    Add Slides     48
Formatting Text     51
    Add Text in a Placeholder     52
    Format Text     54
    Format Paragraphs     59
    Format Indents and Tabs     63
Changing Slide Size     66
    Change Slide Size Without Distorting Content     66
Inserting Existing Slides     68
    Copy and Paste Slides     68
    Reuse Slides     71
Saving Your Presentation     73
    Save to OneDrive     74
    Save to Your Computer     76
    Save as a Presentation or Show     77
3 Creating and Working with Shapes     81
Making and Manipulating Shapes     82
    Insert, Resize, and Rotate Shapes     82
    Add Text and Text Boxes     84
    Duplicate Shapes     85
    Select Objects and Shapes     86
    Use the Selection Pane     87
    Control the Order of Shapes     89
    Tweak Shapes with Adjustment Handles     90
    Change Shapes into Other Shapes     91
    Create Your Own Shapes with Merge Shapes     91
Formatting Shapes     93
    Apply One-Click Formatting with the Shape Styles Gallery     94
    Manually Apply Solid Fill Colors     95
    Use the Eyedropper to Apply Fill Color     100
    Apply and Customize a Gradient Fill     101
    Add a Picture or Texture Fill     103
    Format Lines and Outlines     104
    Add a Shadow     107
    Add a Bevel     108
    Apply 3-D Rotation     109
    Copy Formatting with Format Painter     111
Formatting Graphical Text (WordArt)     112
    Apply WordArt Formatting with One Click     112
    Fill Text with a Picture     113
4 Aligning and Positioning Shapes     117
Using Smart Guides     117
    Align and Distribute with Smart Guides     118
Using Alignment Tools     119
    Align with Alignment Tools     119
    Distribute with Alignment Tools     120
Using Drawing Guides     122
    Align Shapes Using Drawing Guides     122
Grouping Objects for Easier Alignment     124
    Group Shapes     125
5 Working with Pictures     127
Inserting Pictures     128
    Insert Pictures from Your Hard Drive     128
    Insert Online Pictures     129
    Insert Screen Captures     131
    Turn Pictures into SmartArt     132
Cropping and Resizing Pictures     133
    Resize Pictures     134
    Crop Pictures     135
    Crop to Aspect Ratio     138
    Crop to Shape     139
Formatting Pictures     140
    Apply Formatting with Picture Styles     141
    Remove Picture Backgrounds     142
    Apply Picture Corrections     144
    Recolor and Color Correct a Picture     145
    Apply Artistic Effects     148
    Swap One Picture for Another     149
Compressing Pictures     152
    Compress Pictures to Reduce File Size     153
Creating a Photo Album     155
    Create a Photo Album     155
6 Creating Diagrams and Tables     159
Creating SmartArt Graphics     159
    Insert a SmartArt Graphic     160
    Add Text and Shapes     162
    Convert Text to SmartArt     164
    Create a Picture Diagram     165
Formatting SmartArt Graphics     165
    Change Diagram Colors     166
    Change Diagram Styles     167
    Format Fonts in Diagrams     169
Working with Tables     169
    Create Tables     170
    Move Around in a Table     171
    Resize Tables, Rows, and Columns     172
Formatting a Table     173
    Apply Table Quick Styles     173
    Format Table Shading     174
    Format Table Borders     176
    Format Text in a Table     178
7 Creating and Formatting Charts     181
Creating Charts in PowerPoint     181
    Insert a Chart     182
    Add or Change Chart Data     184
    Change the Chart Type     187
    Create a Combination Chart     188
Formatting Charts     189
    Apply Quick Styles and Layouts     189
    Change Chart Colors     190
    Add and Remove Elements     193
    Position and Format Data Labels     194
    Format Numbers     196
    Change the Value Axis Scale     197
Using the Data Tools     198
    Hide and Unhide Data     199
    Use the Chart Filters Icon     200
Inserting Charts from Excel     203
    Link and Embed Excel Charts     204
    Edit Linked Excel Chart Data in PowerPoint     205
    Edit Linked Excel Chart Data in Excel     206
8 Adding Animations and Transitions     209
Applying Transitions     210
    Add Transitions to Slides     210
    Advance Slides Automatically     213
Understanding Animation Basics     214
    Add Animation and Specify When It Plays     214
    Add a Second Animation to an Object     216
    Add Animation to Text     218
    Add Emphasis Animation     219
    Create a Motion Path Animation     220
    Add a Trigger Animation     222
Fine-Tuning Animations     223
    Set Duration and Delay in the Animation Pane Timeline     223
    Repeat an Animation     225
    Reuse an Animation     226
    Animate a Chart or SmartArt Graphic     227
9 Using Multimedia     231
Inserting Audio and Video     231
    Insert Video or Audio from Your Hard Drive     232
    Insert Online Video     233
    Record Your Own Audio     234
    Record a Video of Your Screen     235
Editing and Formatting Audio and Video     236
    Trim Time from Audio and Video     237
    Fade Audio and Video In and Out     238
    Add a Poster Frame to a Video     239
    Crop a Video     240
    Apply Video Styles and Other Formatting     241
Setting Up Audio and Video Playback     244
    Play a Media File Automatically or When Clicked     244
    Play a Media File “On Click”     246
    Control Other Video Playback Options     248
    Play Audio as a Background Track     249
    Add Bookmarks to the Media Timeline     250
    Use Bookmarks to Sync Animation to Your Media     251
Making Your Media More Portable     252
    Optimize Media Compatibility     252
    Compress Media     253
10 Printing and Finalizing Your Presentation     255
    Creating Sections     256
Adding Headers and Footers     258
    Requirement 1: Add Footer Placeholders     259
    Requirement 2: Populate the Footer Placeholders     261
Reviewing Your Presentation     262
    Add Comments     263
    Add Ink     264
    Share with Colleagues     265
    Use Review and Compare     268
Printing     270
    Use Black and White Settings     270
    Print Slides     272
    Print Handouts     274
    Print Notes Pages     275
Checking for Issues     278
    Check Compatibility     278
    Check Accessibility     279
    Inspect Document     280
11 Setting Up Your Slide Show     285
Setting Up the Presentation Structure     285
    Add Speaker Notes     286
    Hide Slides     288
    Add Links So You Can Jump Around     289
    Create Custom Shows     293
    Set Up Slide Show Options     294
Delivering Your Presentation     296
    Start the Slide Show     296
    Navigate the Slide Show     297
    Use Presenter View     300
Using Alternative Delivery Methods     303
    Present Online     304
    Save as a Video     306
    Save as a Picture Presentation     308
    Save a Presentation as a PDF     309
12 Creating Your Own Theme     315
Office Themes Versus PowerPoint Templates     315
Changing Theme Colors, Fonts, and Effects     316
    Create Your Own Theme Color Set     317
    Choose a Different Font Set     319
    Select a Different Effects Set     321
Formatting Masters and Layouts     323
    Apply Colors, Fonts, Effects     323
    Format the Master Background     324
    Format and Position Master Placeholders     327
    Format the Title Slide Layout     329
    Format Individual Slide Layouts     330
    Create a Custom Layout     332
Saving Themes and Templates     334
    Save a Template     335
    Save a Theme     336
Index    339


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