Microsoft� PowerPoint� 2013

ISBN-10: 0735669104

ISBN-13: 9780735669109

Edition: 2013

Authors: Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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NOTE: This book is based on Office Customer Preview; its content and publication date will be updated for final Office 2013 software.Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to create compelling presentations with PowerPoint 2013. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you them! Includes downloadable practice files and a companion eBook.Work with PowerPoint on your PC or touch-enabled deviceDesign, organize, and polish your slidesCreate professional-looking charts and graphicsEngage your audience with animation, audio, and videoCustomize themes and templatesPrepare for your presentation
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 1/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Joan Lambert is the author of more than a dozen books on Windows® and Office, including several popular STEP BY STEP titles from Microsoft Press®.Joyce Cox has 20+ years of experience developing training materials on technical subjects for non-technical audiences, specializing in Office and Windows® technologies.

Joyce Cox has more than 30 years' experience in the development of training materials about technical subjects for non-technical audiences and is the author of dozens of books about Office and Windows technologies. Joyce is vice president of Online Training Solutions, Inc. (OTSI). Previously, she was president of and principal author for Online Press, where she developed the Quick Course series of computer training books for beginning and intermediate adult learners. She was also the first managing editor of Microsoft Press, an editor for Sybex, and an editor for the University of California.

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Basic presentations
Explore Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
Identifying new features of PowerPoint 2013
If you are upgrading from PowerPoint 2010
If you are upgrading from PowerPoint 2007
If you are upgrading from PowerPoint 2003
Working in the PowerPoint 2013 user interface
Identifying program window elements
Sidebar: About buttons and arrows
Working with the ribbon
Sidebar: Adapting exercise steps
Opening, navigating, and closing presentations
Viewing presentations in different ways
Searching for help with PowerPoint 2013
Key points
Create presentations
Starting and saving presentations
Sidebar: Compatibility with earlier versions
Sidebar: Saving files to SkyDrive
Entering text in placeholders
Editing text
Sidebar: About the Clipboard
Adding and deleting slides
Sidebar: Exporting presentation outlines
Importing slides from existing sources
Key points
Work with slides
Dividing presentations into sections
Rearranging slides and sections
Applying themes
Changing the slide background
Sidebar: Non-theme colors
Formatting text placeholders
Key points
Work with slide text
Changing the alignment, spacing, size, and look of text
Correcting and sizing text while entering it
Checking spelling and choosing the best wording
Sidebar: Researching information and translating text
Finding and replacing text and fonts
Adding text boxes
Sidebar: Changing the default formatting for text boxes
Key points
Add simple visual enhancements
Inserting pictures and clip art images
Sidebar: Graphic formats
Creating diagrams
Sidebar: Converting existing bullet points into diagrams
Plotting charts
Drawing shapes
Sidebar: Connecting shapes
Adding transitions
Key points
Review and deliver presentations
Setting up presentations for delivery
Previewing and printing presentations
Preparing speaker notes and handouts
Sidebar: Enhanced handouts
Sidebar: Easy note-taking
Finalizing presentations
Sidebar: Setting up Presenter view
Delivering presentations
Key points
Presentation enhancements
Present content in tables
Inserting tables
Formatting tables
Embedding and updating Excel worksheets
Key points
Fine-tune visual elements
Editing pictures
Sidebar: Alt text
Customizing diagrams
Formatting charts
Sidebar: Pie charts
Arranging graphics
Key points
Add other enhancements
Adding WordArt text
Inserting symbols and equations
Capturing screen clippings
Creating hyperlinks
Sidebar: Adding the same hyperlink to every slide
Attaching actions to text or objects
Key points
Add animations, audio, and videos
Animating with ready-made effects
Customizing animation effects
Adding audio content
Inserting and playing videos
Key points
Additional techniques
Share and review presentations
Sharing presentations in other formats
Sending presentations directly from PowerPoint
Sidebar: Presenting presentations online
Protecting presentations by using passwords
Adding and reviewing comments
Merging presentation versions
Collaborating with other people
Key points
Create custom presentation elements
Viewing and changing slide masters
Creating themes, theme colors, and theme fonts
Designing slide layouts
Saving custom design templates
Key points
Prepare for delivery
Adapting presentations for different audiences
Rehearsing presentations
Sidebar: Recording presentations
Preparing presentations for travel
Key points
Work in PowerPoint more efficiently
Changing default program options
Sidebar: Using add-ins
Customizing the ribbon
Manipulating the Quick Access Toolbar
Sidebar: Customizing the status bar
Key points
Keyboard shortcuts
PowerPoint 2013 keyboard shortcuts
Move between panes
Work in an outline
Work with shapes, objects, and WordArt
Select text and objects
Delete and copy text and objects
Move around in text
Move around in and work on tables
Edit a linked or embedded object
Format and align characters and paragraphs
Manage a presentation
Office 2013 keyboard shortcuts
Display and use windows
Use dialog boxes
Use the Backstage view
Navigate the ribbon
Change the keyboard focus without using the mouse
Undo and redo actions
Change or resize the font
Move around in text or cells
Move around in and work in tables
Access and use panes and galleries
Access and use available actions
Find and replace content
Use the Help window
About the authors
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