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PowerPoint 2007

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ISBN-10: 0596527381

ISBN-13: 9780596527389

Edition: 2006

Authors: E. A. Vander Veer

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Like every other application in Microsoft Office suite, PowerPoint is loaded with features. So many, in fact, that even veterans don't know where to find them all. Microsoft solved this problem in PowerPoint 2007 by redesigning the user interface with a tabbed toolbar that makes features easy to locate and use. PowerPoint 2007 also boasts improved graphics, additional templates, the ability to save custom layouts, and improved collaboration through SharePoint. One thing Microsoft hasn't improved is its poor documentation. To learn the ins and outs of all the features in PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft merely offers online help. Users familiar with previous versions of the program will be lost…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 490
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

The Missing Credits
Slideshow Basics
Creating a Basic Presentation
Beginning a New Presentation
Creating a New Presentation from Scratch
Creating a Presentation from an Existing Template, Theme, or Presentation
Choosing a Theme for Your Presentation
Adding Text
Adding Text to an Existing Text Box
Adding a New Text Box
Adding More Slides
Moving Around Inside a Presentation
Navigating with the Scroll Bar
Navigating with the Slides and Outline Tabs
Using Find
Adding Speaker Notes
Creating and Printing Handouts
Saving and Closing a Presentation
Running a Presentation
Editing Slides
Editing Text
Selecting Text
Cutting Text
Copying Text
Pasting Text
Moving Text
Deleting Text
Reversing an Action (Undo)
Finding and Replacing Text Automatically
Spell Check and Other Editorial Tools
Checking Spelling
Translating Words into Other Languages
Researching Stuff
Turning on AutoCorrect (for Capitalization and Spelling)
Adding Special Characters
Non-English Text
Formatting and Aligning Your Text
Automating Text Formatting
Using AutoFormat
Using AutoFit
Manually Formatting Text Appearance
Changing the Font
Changing Font Size
Bolding, Italicizing, and Underlining Text
Changing Text Color and Background Color
Adding Special Color Effects
Tweaking the Text Outline
Adding Special Text Effects
Manually Aligning and Indenting Text
Aligning Text and Creating Columns
Creating Lists
Changing Indents
Changing Tab Stops
Changing Spacing
Changing Text Direction
Formatting Text Boxes
Formatting and Laying Out Your Slides
Changing Slide Layout
Applying a Canned Layout
Switching Orientation from Landscape to Portrait (and Back)
Repositioning Text Boxes
Help for Positioning Text Boxes: Zoom, Guides, and Grid
Changing Background Color
Adding a Gradient Effect
Reapplying Themes, Colors, and Fonts
Reapplying a Theme
Reapplying a Color Scheme
Reapplying a Font
Editing Your Slideshow
Viewing Multiple Slides
Slides Pane
Slide Sorter View
Adding, Deleting, and Moving Slides
Adding Blank Slides
Deleting Slides
Moving Slides
Duplicating Slides
Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Slides
Inserting Slides from Other Slideshows
Editing Slide and Layout Masters
Creating Slide Masters and Layout Masters
Creating a New Slide Master
Creating a New Layout Master
Renaming Slide Masters and Layout Masters
Preserving Slide Masters and Layout Masters
Applying Multiple Slide Masters
Editing Handout Masters
Editing the Notes Master
Adding Headers and Footers
Adding Footers to Your Slides
Adding Headers and Footers to Notes Pages and Handouts
Adding Charts, Diagrams, and Tables
Creating Charts
Choosing a Chart Type
Creating a Chart
Customizing Charts with Prebuilt Layouts and Styles
Editing and Tweaking Charts
Pasting Existing Charts into PowerPoint
Creating Diagrams
Adding Diagrams to Slides
Turning Lists into Diagrams
Applying Prebuilt Styles and Color Themes to Diagrams
Tweaking Diagrams
Adding, Changing, and Moving Diagram Shapes
Changing Diagram Text
Creating Tables
Creating a Basic Table
Tweaking Tables
Resizing Tables
Repositioning Tables
Deleting Tables
Presenting Your Slideshow
Delivering Presentations
Setting Up a Slideshow
Choosing a Slideshow Mode
Hiding Individual Slides
Matching Your Slideshow to Your Monitor
Setting Up a Speaker Notes Screen
Setting Up Automatic Timing
Looping Continuously
Recording Voiceover Narration
Turning Off Sounds and Animations
Slideshows for Multiple Audiences
Creating a Custom Slideshow
Editing a Custom Slideshow
Presenting Your Slideshow
Drawing on Slides During a Presentation
Creating PowerPoint Shows
Emailing Your Presentation
Packaging Presentations for CD
Presentations over the Web
Converting Your Presentation into One or More Web Pages
Converting to Other Formats
Optimizing Presentations
Go Easy on the Bling
Pare Down Objects Outside of PowerPoint
Choose Insert over Dragging or Pasting
Recycle Your Images
Get Rid of Invisible Stuff
Compress Your Images
Don't Embed Fonts (but if You Have to, Do so Wisely)
Download and Install an Optimization Program
Printing Presentations
Printing Slides (One Slide per Page)
Handouts (Multiple Slides per Page)
Overhead Transparencies
Speaker Notes
Presentation Outline
Tent Cards
Beyond Bullet Points: Multimedia, Animation, and Interactivity
Putting Images and Documents on Slides
Drawing on Slides
Drawing Lines and Shapes
Drawing Connectors
Drawing Freehand
Modifying Drawings
Selecting Lines and Shapes
Applying Shape Styles
Modifying Lines, Connectors, and Shape Outlines
Modifying the Inside of a Shape
Applying Special Effects
Rotating Drawings
Repositioning Lines and Shapes
Resizing Drawings
Changing the Type of a Shape or Connector
Adding Text to Shapes
Reshaping and Distorting Shapes
Working with Multiple Drawings
Grouping Objects
Stacking Objects
Aligning Shapes and Lines
Adding Pictures from Other Programs
Inserting a Picture Stored on Your Computer
Creating a Photo Album Slideshow
Adding Built-in Clip Art Drawings
Modifying Pictures
Applying a Picture Style
Recoloring Your Picture
Making Your Picture Transparent
Adjusting Brightness and Contrast
Applying Special Effects
Cropping Your Picture
Applying a Picture to a Slide Background
Adding Documents from Other Programs
Adding an Existing Live Object
Creating and Adding a New Document Object
Adding Sound and Video
Adding Sound
Sound File Formats You Can Use in PowerPoint
Inserting a Sound Clip from Your Computer
Adding a Sound Clip from the Clip Organizer
Adding a Sound Clip from an Audio CD
Recording and Adding Your Own Sound Clip
Creating a Soundtrack
Making Sound Clips Presenter-Triggered
Adding Video
Slide Transitions and Animated Effects
Slide Transitions
Types of Transitions
Adding Transitions Between Slides
Custom Animations
Applying Entrance Effects
Applying Emphasis Effects
Applying Exit Effects
Motion Path Effects
Changing Effects
Deleting an Effect
Managing Multiple Effects
Make Your Slides Clickable
Adding Links
Linking to Another Slide in the Same Slideshow
Linking to a Slide in Another PowerPoint Slideshow
Linking to a Web Page
Creating (and Linking to) a New Document
Linking to an Email Address
Adding Screen Tips (Hover Text) to Links
Adding Actions
Adding Actions to Text or Images
Adding Action Buttons
Editing Links and Actions
Editing Links
Edit Actions
Deleting Links and Actions
Working Faster and More Effectively
Customizing PowerPoint
Customizing How PowerPoint Looks
Choosing an Overall Look
Show (or Hide) the Mini Toolbar
Show (or Hide) the Ribbon
Show (or Hide) the Developer Tab
Select a Theme for All New Slideshows
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Customize the Status Bar
Customizing How PowerPoint Behaves
Open All Documents in a Certain View
Saving Files: How, Where, and How Often
Optimizing PowerPoint Files
Editing and Proofing
Displaying the Clipboard
Choosing a Standard Chart Type
Customizing the Way Your Slideshows Run
Show (or Hide) "Ghosted" Navigational Controls
Show (or Hide) the Right-Click Menu
Give Yourself the Option to Keep Ink Annotations
Tell PowerPoint to End Slideshows with a Black Slide (or Not)
Installing Add-Ins
Macros: Putting Slideshows on Autopilot
Creating and Editing Macros
Creating a Macro
Opening a Macro for Editing
Running Macros
Setting Security Options
Testing a Macro
Adding a Macro to a Slideshow
Collaborating with Others
Preparing for Collaboration
Sending Out a File for Review
Emailing Using Outlook
Emailing Using Other Programs
Reviewing with Comments
Adding a Comment
Reading Comments
Editing Comments
Deleting Comments
Finalizing Presentations
SharePoint and Groove
Creating Hard-to-Edit Versions of Your File
Password-Protecting Your File
Attaching Digital Signature to Files
Using Information Rights Management
Getting Help