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PowerPoint 2013 on Demand

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-335307-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-335307-5

Need answers quickly? PowerPoint 2013 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.

Inside the Book

• Create powerful presentations faster using ready-made templates

• Use gestures to navigate your presentation and slide show on touch screens

• Organize information in sections and add impact with online pictures, 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 or IM your presentation to others for review

• Broadcast your presentation over the Internet in a browser

• Use SharePoint and SkyDrive to collaborate and share documents

• Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam

Illustrations with matching steps

Tasks are presented on one or two pages

Numbered Steps guide you through each task

Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques

See Also points you to related information in the book

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Introduction    xvii

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 the Ribbon and Toolbars    6

Choosing Dialog Box Options    8

Using the Status Bar    9  New!

Creating a Blank Presentation    10  New!

Creating a Presentation Using a Template    11  New!

Creating a Presentation from an Existing One    12  New!

Opening a Presentation    14  New!

Arranging Windows    16  New!

Using Task Panes and Window Panes    17  New!

Understanding PowerPoint Views    18  New!

Browsing a Presentation    20  New!

Documenting Properties    22

Converting an Existing Document    23

Getting Help While You Work    24  New!

Saving a Presentation    26  New!

Saving a Presentation with Different Formats    28  New!

Saving a Presentation to Online Services    30  New!

Working with Accounts    31  New!

Recovering a Document    32

Closing a Presentation and Exiting PowerPoint    34  New!

2  Developing Presentation Content    35

Creating New and Consistent Slides    36  New!

Working with Objects    38  New!

Developing Text    40  New!

Entering Text    42

Editing Text    44

Setting Editing Options    45  New!

Correcting Text While Typing    46

Undoing and Redoing an Action    48

Resizing Text While Typing    50

Inserting Information the Smart Way    52

Inserting and Developing an Outline    54

Moving and Indenting Text    56

Setting Tabs    58

Changing Text Alignment and Spacing    60

Changing Character Spacing    62

Changing Character Direction    63

Formatting Text    64

Modifying a Bulleted and Numbered List    66

AutoFormatting Text While Typing    68

Applying a Format Style    70

Inserting Symbols    71

Creating a Text Box    72  New!

Creating Text Columns    74

Finding and Replacing Text    75

Rearranging Slides    76

Organizing Slides into Sections    78

Using Slides from Other Presentations    80

3  Designing a Look    81

Making Your Presentation Look Consistent    82

Viewing Masters    84

Controlling Slide Appearance with Masters    86

Controlling a Slide Layout with Masters    88

Modifying Placeholders    90

Controlling a Slide Background with Masters    92

Adding a Header and Footer    93

Inserting Slide Numbers    94

Inserting the Date and Time    96

Understanding Color Themes    97

Viewing and Applying a Theme    98  New!

Creating a Color Theme    100

Choosing Theme Fonts    102

Choosing Theme Effects    103

Creating a Custom Theme    104

Adding Colors to a Presentation    106

Adding a Background Style    107  New!

Modifying a Background Style    108

Setting Up for Personal Templates    110  New!

Creating a Personal Template    111  New!

Opening Template    112  New!

4  Drawing and Modifying Shapes    113

Drawing and Resizing Shapes    114  New!

Inserting Multiple Shapes    116

Adding Text to a Shape    117

Drawing Lines and Arrows    118  New!

Creating and Editing Freeforms    120

Modifying a Freeform    122

Copying and Moving Objects    124  New!

Adding a Quick Style to a Shape    126  New!

Adding a Quick Style to Shape Text    127

Applying Color Fills    128  New!

Applying Picture Fills    130  New!

Applying Texture Fills    132  New!

Applying Gradient Fills    134  New!

Applying Shape Effects    136

Creating Shadows    138

Adding    3-D Effects to a Shape    140  New!

Adding    3-D Rotation Effects to a Shape    142

Aligning Objects to Grids and Guides    144  New!

Aligning and Distributing Objects    146

Aligning Objects with Smart Guides    148  New!

Changing Stacking Order    149

Connecting Shapes    150

Rotating and Flipping a Shape    152

Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes    154

Merging Shapes Together    156  New!

Selecting Objects Using the Selection Pane    157

5  Inserting Pictures and Multimedia    159

Locating and Inserting Online Pictures    160  New!

Inserting Pictures from an Online Service    162  New!

Inserting Pictures from a SkyDrive or SharePoint    164  New!

Inserting a Picture from a File    165

Inserting a Picture from a Slide Layout    166

Examining Picture File Formats    167

Creating a Photo Album    168

Inserting a Picture Screen Shot    170

Adding an Artistic Style to a Picture    171

Adding a Quick Style to a Picture    172

Applying a Shape to a Picture    173

Applying a Border to a Picture    174  New!

Applying Picture Effects    175  New!

Modifying Picture Size    176  New!

Compressing a Picture    178

Correcting a Picture    179  New!

Recoloring a Picture    180

Cropping and Rotating a Picture    182

Removing a Picture Background    184

Creating WordArt Text    186

Formatting WordArt Text    188  New!

Applying WordArt Text Effects    190

Modifying WordArt Text Position    191  New!

Inserting Videos and Audio    192

Editing Videos and Audio    194

Adding Bookmarks to Video and Audio    196

Formatting Videos    197

Setting Video and Audio Play Options    198  New!

Playing Videos and Audio    200

Recording Audio    202

Compressing Media    203

Optimizing Media    204  New!

6  Inserting Charts and Related Material    205

Creating SmartArt Graphics    206

Using the Text Pane with SmartArt Graphics    208

Modifying a SmartArt Graphic    210

Resizing a SmartArt Graphic    211

Formatting a SmartArt Graphic    212

Formatting a Shape in a SmartArt Graphic    214  New!

Adding Pictures to a SmartArt Graphic    216

Converting a SmartArt Graphic to Shapes    217

Creating an Organization Chart    218

Modifying an Organization Chart    220

Inserting a Chart    222  New!

Selecting Chart Data    224  New!

Entering Chart Data    225  New!

Editing Chart Data    226  New!

Importing Data    228

Modifying the Data Worksheet    230

Selecting a Chart Type, Layout, and Style    232  New!

Selecting and Changing Chart Elements    234

Formatting Chart Elements    236  New!

Working with Chart Elements    237  New!

Changing Chart Titles    238  New!

Changing Chart Labels    239  New!

Changing Line and Bar Charts    240  New!

Filtering Chart Data    241  New!

Saving a Chart Template    242  New!

Inserting a Table    244

Modifying a Table    246

Formatting a Table    248  New!

Adding a Quick Style to a Table    250

Applying Effects to a Table    252

Sharing Information Among Documents    253

Embedding and Linking an Object    254

Modifying Links    256

Inserting a Microsoft Excel Chart    258

Inserting a Microsoft Word Document    260

7  Creating a Web Presentation    261

Adding Action Buttons    262

Adding Hyperlinks to Objects    264

Creating Hyperlinks to External Elements    266

Inserting Hyperlinks    268

Using and Removing Hyperlinks    270

Saving Slides as Web Graphics    272

Saving a Presentation as Web Graphics    273

Exploring XML    274

Saving an XML Presentation    275

Opening a Web Page    276

Getting Documents from the Web    277

8  Finalizing a Presentation and Its Supplements    279

Changing Slide Setup Options    280  New!

Preparing Handouts    282

Preparing Speaker Notes    284

Customizing Notes Pages    286

Changing Proofing Options    288  New!

Setting Languages for Proofing    290

Checking Spelling    292  New!

Using Custom Dictionaries    294

Inserting Research Material    296

Finding the Right Words    297  New!

Translating Text to Another Language    298

Using Multiple Languages    300

Exporting Notes and Slides to Word    301

Documenting Presentation Properties    302

Checking Accessibility    304  New!

Checking Compatibility    306

Saving Slides in Different Formats    307

Saving Outline Text as a Document    308

Creating a PDF Document    309

Creating an XPS Document    310

Selecting Printing Options    311

Previewing a Presentation    312

Printing a Presentation    314

Printing an Outline    316

9  Preparing a Slide Show    317

Creating Slide Transitions    318

Adding and Removing Animation    320

Using Specialized Animation    322  New!

Coordinating Multiple Animations    324

Animating a SmartArt Graphic    326

Triggering Animations    328

Using the Animation Painter    329

Adding Slide Timings    330

Recording a Narration    332

Setting Up a Slide Show    334  New!

Creating a Custom Slide Show    336

Hiding Slides    338

Creating a Self-Running Presentation    339

Working with Fonts    340

10  Presenting a Slide Show    341

Starting a Slide Show    342  New!

Navigating a Slide Show    344  New!

Navigating a Slide Show with Touch    346  New!

Annotating a Slide Show    348  New!

Delivering a Show on Multiple Monitors    350  New!

Displaying a Show in Presenter View    352  New!

Saving a Presentation as a Slide Show    354

Saving a Presentation as a Video    355

Packaging a Presentation on CD    356

Broadcasting a Presentation Online    358  New!

Giving a Presentation at an Online Lync Meeting    360  New!

Communicating Online with Lync    362  New!

Showing a Presentation with the PowerPoint Viewer    364

Customizing the PowerPoint Viewer    365

Showing Multiple Presentations    366

11  Reviewing and Securing a Presentation    367

Adding Comments to a Presentation    368  New!

Editing Comments in a Presentation    370  New!

Comparing and Merging Presentations    372

Creating and Linking OneNotes    373

Working with OneNote    374  New!

Inspecting Documents    376  New!

Adding Password Protection to a Presentation    378

Adding Security Encryption to a Presentation    380

Marking a Presentation as Read-Only    381

Adding a Digital Signature    382

Sending a Presentation Using E-Mail    384

Sending a Presentation by Internet Fax    386  New!

Sending a Presentation by Instant Message    387  New!

Avoiding Harmful Attacks    388

Using the Trust Center    390  New!

Selecting Trusted Publishers and Locations    391

Setting Document Related Security Options    392

Setting App Catalog Security Options    394  New!

Setting Add-in Security Options    395

Setting ActiveX Security Options    396

Setting Macro Security Options    397

Changing Message Bar Security Options    398

Setting Privacy Options    399

Working with Office Safe Modes    400

12  Customizing the Way You Work    403

Setting Start Up Options    404  New!

Setting Office Options    405  New!

Setting General Options    406

Setting Image Options    408

Setting Chart Options    409  New!

Setting Slide Show Options    410

Setting Display Options    411  New!

Setting Recent Presentation Options    412  New!

Setting Default File Locations    413  New!

Setting Advanced Save Options    414

Working with Touch Screens    416  New!

Accessing Commands Not in the Ribbon    417

Customizing the Way You Create Objects    418

Working with Office Tools    420  New!

Maintaining and Repairing Office    422  New!

13  Expanding PowerPoint Functionality    423

Adding Apps for Office    424  New!

Inserting Apps for Office    426  New!

Managing Apps for Office    427  New!

Viewing and Managing Add-ins    428

Loading and Unloading Add-ins    430

Enhancing a Presentation with VBA    432

Viewing the Visual Basic Editor    434

Setting Developer Options    435

Simplifying Tasks with Macros    436

Controlling a Macro    438

Adding a Digital Signature to a Macro Project    440

Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar or Ribbon    441

Saving a Presentation with Macros    442

Opening a Presentation with Macros    443

Inserting ActiveX Controls    444

Using ActiveX Controls    446

Setting ActiveX Control Properties    447

Playing a Movie Using an ActiveX Control    448

Changing the Document Information Panel    450

14  Working Online with Office Documents    451

Working Online with SharePoint and SkyDrive    452  New!

Signing in to SharePoint or SkyDrive    454  New!

Saving and Opening on SharePoint or SkyDrive    456  New!

Accessing Documents on SharePoint    458  New!

Syncing Documents on SharePoint    460  New!

Publishing Slides to a SharePoint Library    462

Sharing Documents on SkyDrive    464  New!

Accessing Documents on SkyDrive    466  New!

Managing Documents on SkyDrive    468

Downloading or Uploading Documents on SkyDrive    470

Creating Office Documents on SkyDrive    471

Sending Links to Documents on SkyDrive    472  New!

Comparing the Office Desktop App to the Web App    474

Working with Office Web Apps    476  New!

Saving or Printing in Office Web Apps    478

Co-authoring Documents with Office Web Apps    480  New!

Blocking Co-authoring Documents    482

New Features    483  New!

Microsoft Office Specialist    489

Index    497


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