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Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Getting Started (GSWP)

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  • Credits
    6
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Overview

This course guides you through creating and opening PowerPoint presentations; inserting, reorganizing, and deleting slides; applying a design theme and switching between different PowerPoint views. You learn how to insert various types of content on slides, such as bulleted lists, tables, charts, shapes, pictures, SmartArt graphics and sound clips; how run a slide show and how to preview and print audience handouts; how to add animation and transition effects to slides; how to create a custom design theme and a custom template, which you use to create a new presentation; how to integrate Excel workbook data and charts in a presentation using copy and paste; how to add footer text, a date and slide numbers to slides; how to run a full-screen slide show using slide show controls; and how to run a slide show in Presenter view. Note that this course emphasizes using traditional keyboard and mouse actions to perform tasks in PowerPoint and Excel 2013. Some relevant tips for working with PowerPoint 2013 with a Windows 8 touch-screen device are also provided.

Major Topics:

  • Start PowerPoint, review the Start screen and create a new presentation
  • Identify PowerPoint window elements
  • Insert new slides and save a presentation
  • Apply a theme
  • Add slide content
  • Switch between views
  • Preview and print a presentation
  • Modify PowerPoint options; get help and use KeyTips
  • Select, delete and reposition slides; check spelling
  • Insert and format a table
  • Insert and format a chart
  • Insert and format shapes and a picture
  • Insert and format a SmartArt graphic
  • Insert an audio clip
  • Add transition and animation effects
  • Set up a slide show
  • Create and save a custom theme
  • Create, save and use a custom template
  • Integrate Excel data and charts with PowerPoint slides
  • Insert the date, slide numbers and footer text
  • Use the slide show controls
  • Run a slide show in Presenter view
  • Learning Objectives

    • Start PowerPoint, review the Start screen, and identify PowerPoint window elements
    • Create and save a presentation file
    • Apply a design theme and add slide content
    • Switch between PowerPoint views
    • Preview and print a presentation
    • Modify PowerPoint options and get help in PowerPoint
    • Insert, reorganize, delete, and spell-check slides
    • Insert and format a variety of slide objects: tables, charts, shapes, pictures, SmartArt graphics and sound clips
    • Add transition and animation effects
    • Set up a slide show
    • Create a custom theme and custom template
    • Copy and paste Excel workbook data and charts to presentation slides
    • Run a slide show using slide show controls
    • Run a slide show in Presenter view

    Who should take this course:

    Designed for:

    New PowerPoint users, or experienced users switching from an earlier version

    Prerequisite:

    None

    Advanced Preparation:

    None

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