PowerPoint 2013 Bible

  • ID: 2330839
  • Book
  • 840 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Get the most out of PowerPoint 2013

Learn how to Animate Slide Content

Create interactive and kiosk presentations

Absolutely the only PowerPoint book you need

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Bible doesn′t take shortcuts. It′s an in–depth how–to that will thoroughly train yomu now and be a valuable desktop reference for years to come. No matter what your current PowerPoint skills, this book brings you up to the level of the most experienced PowerPoint users. You′ll not only create impressive slides with animation, video, and sound effects, you′ll discover how to deliver content in whatever medium works best for your audience, whether it′s an online broadcast, a self–service kiosk, a disc, or a live speech at a podium.

  • Get the basics of PowerPoint templates, themes, and text formatting
  • Create and format charts, diagrams, clip art, and transitions
  • Use multimedia fearlessly, including photos, movies, sound effects, and music
  • Learn tips for engaging an audience, and give first–rate presentations from a podium
  • Design self–running presentations and interactive e–learning projects
  • Collaborate on content via SkyDrive or a SharePoint slide library
  • Get hands–on practice with step–by–step project labs and downloadable files

Construct SmartArt graphics

Use charts to present numeric data graphically

Apply animation effects to bring your words and pictures to life

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Preface  xxxv

Part I: Building Your Presentation 1

Chapter 1: A First Look at PowerPoint 3

Chapter 2: Creating and Saving Presentation Files 41

Chapter 3: Creating Slides and Text Boxes 71

Chapter 4: Working with Layouts, Themes, and Masters 99

Chapter 5: Formatting Text 141

Chapter 6: Formatting Paragraphs and Text Boxes 179

Chapter 7: Correcting and Improving Text 207

Chapter 8: Creating and Formatting Tables 229

Part II: Using Graphics and Multimedia Content 255

Chapter 9: Drawing and Formatting Objects 257

Chapter 10: Creating SmartArt Graphics 313

Chapter 11: Working with Clip Art and Photos 335

Chapter 12: Working with Charts 377

Chapter 13: Incorporating Content from Other Programs 419

Chapter 14: Adding Sound Effects, Music, and Soundtracks 435

Chapter 15: Incorporating Motion Video 459

Chapter 16: Creating Animation Effects and Transitions 485

Part III: Interfacing with Your Audience 517

Chapter 17: Creating Support Materials 519

Chapter 18: Preparing for a Live Presentation 543

Chapter 19: Designing User–Interactive or Self–Running Presentations 577

Chapter 20: Preparing a Presentation for Mass Distribution 609

Chapter 21: Sharing and Collaborating 627

Chapter 22: Customizing PowerPoint 647

Part IV: Project Labs 673

Lab 1: Presenting Content without Bulleted Lists 675

Lab 2: Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation 693

Lab 2A: Fading Text and Graphics In and Out 693

Lab 2B: Replacing One Picture with Another 701

Lab 2C: Zooming In on a Picture 704

Lab 2D: More Animation Practice 705

Lab 2E: Using Transitions and Soundtracks 709

Lab 3: Creating a Menu–Based Navigation System 713

Lab 4: Creating a Classroom Game 733

Appendix A: What Makes a Great Presentation? 753

Appendix B: Essential SkyDrive Skills 775

Index 787

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Faithe Wempen, M.A., is an A+ certified hardware guru, Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor, and software consultant with over 120 computer books to her credit, including Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Bible, from Wiley. She has taught Microsoft Office applications to over a quarter of a million online students for corporate clients such as Hewlett Packard, Sony, and others. She also teaches Microsoft Office classes in the Computer Technology department at Indiana University–Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI).

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