Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003

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Que Publishing, 2003 - Computers - 407 pages
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The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 teaches the reader everything they need to know to create exciting personal and business presentations. Readers learn about new features such as Smart Tags and Packages, and how to create a presentation from scratch or using the design wizard. This book will make novices confident in their use of design templates, animations schemes and much more!
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Getting Started with PowerPoint
7
PowerPoint in the Real World
15
PowerPoint QuickStart
25
PowerPoint Basics
41
Starting with a Template
47
Saving and Retrieving a PowerPoint Presentation
53
Creating Slide Show Content
63
Inserting an Organization Chart
185
Making the Slide Show Active and Interactive
195
Letting Action Settings Work for You
221
Preparing and Presenting the Slide Show
237
Preparing to Make a Presentation
253
Rehearsing a Presentation
263
Making a Presentation
271
Choreographing SpeakerAudience Interaction
284

Working with Text Objects
81
Using the Spelling Checker
91
Working with Graphic Objects
99
Inserting Bitmap Images
113
Saving Images Created in PowerPoint
121
Organizing Information by Using Tables
141
Drawing a Custom Table
153
Presenting Numbers by Using Data Charts
159
Working with Charts As Objects
175
Making the Slide Show Available in Print and on the Web
303
Publishing to the Web
319
Beyond the Basics
335
Customizing PowerPoint
357
Setting PowerPoint Options
364
Customizing Toolbars and Menus
371
Index
387
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Read Gilgen has taught and written extensively on DOS, Windows, word processing, and presentation software since the early 1980s and has been writing for Que since 1991. He is director of Learning Support Services at the University of Wisconsin, where his primary interests are instructional and foreign language technology. He has recently taught advanced courses on PowerPoint in the United States and Japan. He is a contributing author to the PowerPoint sections of Que's Special Edition Using Office 97 and Special Edition Using PowerPoint 2000.

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