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Lesson 1

Part 1: PowerPoint Environment, Downloadable Version

In these lessons, you'll take a tour of the PowerPoint interface. See the new start screen, explore the Backstage view, customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar. You'll be more productive in no time!

  • Overview of the PowerPoint interface
  • The Backstage view
  •  Views and other parts of the PowerPoint interface
  • Customizing the Ribbon and QAT

Duration: 00:38:32  File Size: 111 MB

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Lesson 2

Part 2: Getting Started: The Basics, Downloadable Version

 Take on the fundamentals of PowerPoint with these lessons. You'll cover placeholders and layouts, as well as changing the look of the presentation. 

  • Starting a new presentation
  • Changing the slide size

Duration: 00:22:37  File Size: 68 MB

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Lesson 3

Part 3: Creating Shapes, Downloadable Version

PowerPoint has fantastic drawing tools and these lessons bring them to life! Watch demonstrations of manipulating shapes, as well as the finer points of alignment and distribution. You'll also learn about edit points and merging shapes.

  • Inserting, selecting and manipulating shapes
  • Alignment and distribution
  • Combine Shapes tools and Edit points

Duration: 00:55:38  File Size: 116 MB

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Lesson 4

Part 4: Formatting Shapes, Downloadable Version

It's crazy how many ways you can format shapes in PowerPoint! But it is important to learn the different options because almost everything behaves like a shape, with similar formatting tools. This section is where you'll play with shapes, fills, and outlines, along with effects like shadows and bevels. You'll also learn to apply this formatting with just a couple of clicks.

  • Shape fills and outlines
  • Shape effects
  • Using format painter or eyedroppers

Duration: 00:47:03  File Size: 126 MB

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Lesson 5

Part 5: Formatting Text, Downloadable Version

 Ever wanted to outline text or fill it with a gradient or even a picture? PowerPoint 2013 makes this very easy to do. In this section, you'll walk through basic text formatting, as well as some of the more advanced text formatting tools.

  • Basic text formatting
  • Formatting text as graphics

Duration: 00:34:41  File Size: 92 MB

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Lesson 6

Part 6: Working with Photos, Downloadable Version

 Photos are a great way to enhance your presentation and PowerPoint has some terrific photo editing tools. In these lessons, you'll learn about the new tool to insert online pictures, removing the background from a picture, recoloring pictures, and other ways to format pictures.

  • Image types
  • Inserting pictures
  • Remove background
  • Changing the look of your photo
  • Cropping and sizing
  • Creating a photo album
  • Compress pictures

Duration: 00:38:02  File Size: 129 MB

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Lesson 7

Part 7: Working with SmartArt, Downloadable Version

 SmartArt is a really slick little diagramming  tool that was introduced in PowerPoint 2007. In this section, you'll be introduced to SmartArt and explore how it works.

  • Creating a SmartArt diagram
  • Formatting your diagram

Duration: 00:13:03  File Size: 41 MB

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Lesson 8

Part 8: Working with Tables, Downloadable Version

Just like everything else in PowerPoint, tables have been designed to work well in a presentation. In this section, you'll learn about creating and formatting tables, including a few tricks about making your tables look better.

  • Creating a table
  • Formatting tables

Duration: 00:16:28  File Size: 46 MB

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Lesson 9

Part 9: Working with Charts, Downloadable Version

Charts have been updated in PowerPoint 2013. There are a lot of beautiful new styles to choose from and it's also easier to format the charts manually. In this section, you'll walk through the new charting tools and you'll also learn how to insert charts from Excel.   

  • Creating a chart
  • Chart formatting tools
  • Inserting charts from Excel

Duration: 00:22:08  File Size: 58 MB

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Lesson 10

Part 10: Animations and Transitions, Downloadable Version

  Everybody hates sitting through boring presentations. Transitions and animations allow you an opportunity spice things up. However, in PowerPoint, usually less is more. To ensure your animation doesn't derail your content, make sure it is appropriate and enhances your presentation. In this section, you'll learn some of the things you can do with animations and transitions.

  • Transitions
  • Animation basics
  • Advanced animations

Duration: 00:38:57  File Size: 145 MB

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Lesson 11

Part 11: Multimedia, Downloadable Version

The multimedia editing tools are some of the most powerful features in PowerPoint. It is also great that the audio and video files are embedded in the presentation. It makes life so much easier!!

  • Inserting multimedia and setting the start
  • Video and audio editing tools
  • Synch animations to video or audio
  • Compress and optimize media

Duration: 00:23:59  File Size: 116 MB

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Lesson 12

Part 12: Printing and Finalizing, Downloadable Version

Ever wondered if there is an easy way to strip out all your notes pages so you don't send out a bunch of confidential information by mistake? PowerPoint has a tool to do that, along with a lot of other tools that will help you as you finalize your presentation files. You can save your presentation as a PDF - you can even save it as a video. It's very cool and it's very easy.    

  • Sections
  • Headers and Footers
  • Review and compare
  • Printing handouts, slides and notes pages
  • Check for issues
  • Saving as other formats

Duration: 00:35:32  File Size: 98 MB

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Lesson 13

Part 13: Setting Up a Slide Show, Downloadable Version

Probably the best new feature in PowerPoint 2013 is the enhanced Presenter View. It is actually available in previous versions of PowerPoint; but it is harder to use and a lot harder to find. You'll spend some time with the new Presenter view; and from there you'll learn some different ways to set up a slide show and navigate through it.

  • Nonlinear presentations
  • Running a slide show
  • Presenter View
  • Present online

Duration: 00:25:22  File Size: 78 MB

Description

  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 5-23/64" x 7-21/32"
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5072-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5072-3

 6+ Hours of Video Instruction

Explore the most popular and some of the lesser known features of PowerPoint 2013 — Shapes, Photos, Tables, Charts, Multimedia with Echo Swinford as your guide!

• Start-to-finish personal training on PowerPoint 2013: just watch and learn!

• Simple, quick video walkthroughs of the tasks you perform most often!

• Great personalized training at a fraction of the cost...for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book!

These video lessons will ensure that you can harness the power of PowerPoint faster and more easily than ever before! In 13 thorough parts, PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons shows you how to increase add finesse and polish to your presentations so they look like the pros. Expert Echo Swinford simplifies powerful features and tools including Formatting, Templates, Effects Graphics, Animation, Video and much more! Truly harness the power built into PowerPoint! Just watch: You’ll master high-powered skills at your own pace—and get specific answers and solutions immediately, whenever you need them! For anyone who wants to master Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 fast!

Introduction

Part I: PowerPoint Environment

1.1. Learning objectives

1.2. Overview of the PowerPoint interface

1.3. The Backstage view

1.4. Views and other parts of the PowerPoint interface

1.5. Customizing the Ribbon and QAT

Part 2: Getting Started: The Basics

2.1. Learning objectives

2.2. Starting a new presentation

2.3. Changing the slide size

Part 3: Creating Shapes

3.1. Learning objectives

3.2. Inserting, selecting and manipulating shapes

3.3. Alignment and distribution

3.4. Combine Shapes tools and Edit points

Part 4: Formatting Shapes

4.1. Learning objectives

4.2. Shape fills and outlines

4.3. Shape effects

4.4. Using format painter or eyedroppers

Part 5: Formatting Text

5.1. Learning objectives

5.2. Basic text formatting

5.3. Formatting text as graphics

Part 6: Working with Photos

6.1. Learning objectives

6.2. Image types

6.3. Inserting pictures

6.4. Remove background

6.5. Changing the look of your photo

6.6. Cropping and sizing

6.7. Creating a photo album

6.8. Compress pictures

Part 7: Working with SmartArt

7.1. Learning objectives

7.2. Creating a SmartArt diagram

7.3. Formatting your diagram

Part 8: Working with Tables

8.1. Learning objectives

8.2. Creating a table

8.3. Formatting tables

Part 9: Working with Charts

9.1. Learning objectives

9.2. Creating a chart

9.3. Chart formatting tools

9.4. Inserting charts from Excel

Part 10: Animations and Transitions

10.1. Learning objectives

10.2. Transitions

10.3. Animation basics

10.4. Advanced animations

Part 11: Multimedia

11.1. Learning objectives

11.2. Inserting multimedia and setting the start

11.3. Video and audio editing tools

11.4. Synch animations to video or audio

11.5. Compress and optimize media

Part 12: Printing and Finalizing

12.1. Learning objectives

12.2. Sections

12.3. Headers and Footers

12.4. Review and compare

12.5. Printing handouts, slides and notes pages

12.6. Check for issues

12.7. Saving as other formats

Part 13: Setting Up a Slide Show

13.1. Learning objectives

13.2. Nonlinear presentations

13.3. Running a slide show

13.4. Presenter View

13.5. Present online

Summary

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: PowerPoint Environment

1.1.         Learning objectives

1.2.         Overview of the PowerPoint interface

1.3.         The Backstage view

1.4.         Views and other parts of the PowerPoint interface

1.5.         Customizing the Ribbon and QAT

Part 2: Getting Started: The Basics

2.1.         Learning objectives

2.2.         Starting a new presentation

2.3.         Changing the slide size

Part 3: Creating Shapes

3.1.         Learning objectives

3.2.         Inserting, selecting and manipulating shapes

3.3.         Alignment and distribution

3.4.         Combine Shapes tools and Edit points

Part 4:   Formatting Shapes

4.1.         Learning objectives

4.2.         Shape fills and outlines

4.3.         Shape effects

4.4.         Using format painter or eyedroppers

Part 5:  Formatting Text

5.1.         Learning objectives

5.2.         Basic text formatting

5.3.         Formatting text as graphics

Part 6:   Working with Photos

6.1.         Learning objectives

6.2.         Image types

6.3.         Inserting pictures

6.4.         Remove background

6.5.         Changing the look of your photo

6.6.         Cropping and sizing

6.7.         Creating a photo album

6.8.         Compress pictures

Part 7:   Working with SmartArt

7.1.         Learning objectives

7.2.         Creating a SmartArt diagram

7.3.         Formatting your diagram

Part 8:   Working with Tables

8.1.         Learning objectives

8.2.         Creating a table

8.3.         Formatting tables

Part 9: Working with Charts

9.1.         Learning objectives

9.2.         Creating a chart

9.3.         Chart formatting tools

9.4.         Inserting charts from Excel

Part 10: Animations and Transitions

10.1.      Learning objectives

10.2.      Transitions

10.3.      Animation basics

10.4.      Advanced animations

Part 11: Multimedia

11.1.      Learning objectives

11.2.      Inserting multimedia and setting the start

11.3.      Video and audio editing tools

11.4.      Synch animations to video or audio

11.5.      Compress and optimize media

Part 12: Printing and Finalizing

12.1.      Learning objectives

12.2.      Sections

12.3.      Headers and Footers

12.4.      Review and compare

12.5.      Printing handouts, slides and notes pages

12.6.      Check for issues

12.7.      Saving as other formats

Part 13: Setting Up a Slide Show

13.1.      Learning objectives

13.2.      Nonlinear presentations

13.3.      Running a slide show

13.4.      Presenter View

13.5.      Present online

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