GO! with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Comprehensive

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2013-06-04
  • Publisher: Pearson
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For use in the Office Applications course. This book is also suitable for students and individuals seeking an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.

The primary goal of the GO! Series, aside from teaching computer applications, is ease of implementation, with an approach that is based on clearly defined projects.


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Table of Contents

PowerPoint Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

Project 1A Company Overview

Objective 1 Create a New Presentation

Activity 1.01 Creating a New Presentation and Identifying Parts of the PowerPoint Window

Activity 1.02 Entering Presentation Text

Activity 1.03 Applying a Presentation Theme

Objective 2 Edit a Presentation in Normal View

Activity 1.04 Inserting a New Slide

Activity 1.05 Increasing and Decreasing List Levels

Activity 1.06 Adding Speaker’s Notes to a Presentation

Activity 1.07 Displaying and Editing Slides in the Slide Pane

Objective 3 Add Pictures to a Presentation

Activity 1.08 Inserting a Picture from a File

Activity 1.09 Applying a Style to a Picture

Activity 1.10 Applying and Removing Picture Artistic Effects

Objective 4 Print and View a Presentation

Activity 1.11 Viewing a Slide Show

Activity 1.12 Using Presenter View

Activity 1.13 Inserting Headers and Footers on Slide Handouts

Activity 1.14 Inserting Slide Numbers on Slides

Activity 1.15 Printing Presentation Handouts

More Knowledge Print a Presentation in Grayscale

Activity 1.16 Printing Speaker Notes

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create a Company Overview Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

Activity Create a Company Overview Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App


Project 1B Itinerary Presentation

Objective 5 Edit an Existing Presentation

Activity 1.17 Changing Slide Size

Activity 1.18 Inserting Slides from an Existing Presentation

More Knowledge Inserting All Slides

Activity 1.19 Displaying and Editing the Presentation Outline

Activity 1.20 Deleting and Moving a Slide

Activity 1.21 Finding and Replacing Text

Objective 6 Format a Presentation

Activity 1.22 Applying a Theme Variant

Activity 1.23 Changing Fonts and Font Sizes

Activity 1.24 Changing Font Styles and Font Colors

Activity 1.25 Aligning Text

Activity 1.26 Changing Line Spacing

Activity 1.27 Changing the Slide Layout

Objective 7 Use Slide Sorter View

Activity 1.28 Deleting Slides in Slide Sorter View

Activity 1.29 Moving a Single Slide in Slide Sorter View

Activity 1.30 Selecting Contiguous and Noncontiguous Slides and Moving Multiple Slides

Objective 8 Apply Slide Transitions

Activity 1.31 Applying Slide Transitions to a Presentation

Activity 1.32 Setting Slide Transition Timing Options

More Knowledge Applying Multiple Slide Transitions

Activity 1.33 Displaying a Presentation in Reading View

More Knowledge Present a Presentation Online

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create an Itinerary Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

Activity Creating an Itinerary Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App


GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using the Exchange Online Outlook Meeting Tool to Collaborate

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, GO! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review

Mastering PowerPoint


GO! Think


Chapter 2 Formatting PowerPoint Presentations

Project 2A Employee Training Presentation

Objective 1 Format Numbered and Bulleted Lists

Activity 2.01 Selecting Placeholder Text

Activity 2.02 Changing a Bulleted List to a Numbered List

Activity 2.03 Changing the Shape and Color of a Bulleted List Symbol

More Knowledge Using Other Symbols as Bullet Characters

Activity 2.04 Removing a Bullet Symbol from a Bullet Point

Objective 2 Insert Online Pictures

Activity 2.05 Inserting Online Pictures in a Content Placeholder

Activity 2.06 Inserting Online Pictures in Any Location on a Slide

Activity 2.07 Sizing a Picture

Activity 2.08 Using Smart Guides and the Ruler to Position a Picture

More Knowledge Moving an Object by Using the Arrow Keys

Activity 2.09 Cropping a Picture

Activity 2.10 Using Crop to Shape to Change the Shape of a Picture

Objective 3 Insert Text Boxes and Shapes

Activity 2.11 Inserting a Text Box

Activity 2.12 Inserting and Sizing a Shape

Activity 2.13 Adding Text to Shapes

Objective 4 Format Objects

Activity 2.14 Applying Shape Fills and Outlines

Activity 2.15 Using the Eyedropper to Change Color

Activity 2.16 Applying Shape Styles

Activity 2.17 Applying Shape and Picture Effects

Activity 2.18 Duplicating Objects

Activity 2.19 Aligning and Distributing Objects Relative to the Slide

Activity 2.20 Aligning and Distributing Objects Relative to Each Other

Activity 2.21 Grouping Objects

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create an Informational Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

Activity Creating an Informational Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App


Project 2B Event Announcement

Objective 5 Remove Picture Backgrounds and Insert WordArt

Activity 2.22 Removing the Background from a Picture and Applying Soft Edge Options

Activity 2.23 Applying WordArt Styles to Existing Text

Activity 2.24 Changing the Text Fill and Text Outline Colors of a WordArt Object

Activity 2.25 Inserting and Aligning a WordArt Object

Activity 2.26 Adding Text Effects to a WordArt

Objective 6 Create and Format a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 2.27 Creating a SmartArt Graphic from Bulleted Points

Activity 2.28 Adding Shapes in a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 2.29 Inserting a SmartArt Graphic Using a Content Layout

Activity 2.30 Inserting Pictures and Text in a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 2.31 Changing the Size and Shape of SmartArt Elements

Activity 2.32 Changing the SmartArt Layout

Activity 2.33 Changing the Color and Style of a SmartArt Graphic

Activity 2.34 Converting a SmartArt to Text

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create an Advertisement Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

Activity Creating an Advertisement Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using Lync to Collaborate by Using a Video Call

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, GO! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review 8

Mastering PowerPoint


GO! Think


Chapter 3 Enhancing a Presentation with Animation, Video, Tables, and Charts

Project 3A Informational Presentation

Objective 1 Customize Slide Backgrounds and Themes

Activity 3.01 Changing Theme Colors

Activity 3.02 Changing Theme Fonts

Activity 3.03 Applying a Background Style

Activity 3.04 Hiding Background Graphics

More Knowledge Removing Background Objects from All Slides in a Presentation

Activity 3.05 Applying a Background Fill Color to a Slide

More Knowledge Applying a Fill Color to All the Slides in a Presentation

Activity 3.06 Applying a Background Texture

Activity 3.07 Applying a Picture to the Slide Background and Adjusting Transparency

Activity 3.08 Resetting a Slide Background

Objective 2 Animate a Slide Show

Activity 3.09 Applying Animation Entrance Effects and Effect Options

Activity 3.10 Reordering Animation

Activity 3.11 Setting Animation Start Options

Activity 3.12 Setting Animation Duration and Delay Timing Options

Activity 3.13 Using Animation Painter and Removing Animation

Objective 3 Insert a Video

Activity 3.14 Inserting a Video and Using Media Controls

Activity 3.15 Sizing and Aligning a Video

Activity 3.16 Changing the Style and Shape of a Video

Activity 3.17 Trimming and Compressing a Video and Setting Playback Options

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create an Informational Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App

Activity Creating an Informational Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App


Project 3B Summary and Analysis Presentation

Objective 4 Create and Modify Tables

Activity 3.18 Creating a Table

Activity 3.19 Inserting Rows and Columns in a Table

More Knowledge Deleting Rows and Columns

Activity 3.20 Sizing a Table

Activity 3.21 Distributing Rows and Aligning Table Text

More Knowledge Distributing Columns

Activity 3.22 Applying and Modifying a Table Style

Activity 3.23 Applying Table Effects and Font Formatting

Objective 5 Create and Modify Charts

Activity 3.24 Inserting a Column Chart

Activity 3.25 Entering Chart Data

More Knowledge Editing the Chart Data After Closing the Worksheet

Activity 3.26 Applying a Chart Style and Modifying Chart Elements

Activity 3.27 Creating a Line Chart and Deleting Chart Data

Activity 3.28 Formatting a Line Chart

Activity 3.29 Animating a Chart

GO! with Office Web Apps

Objective Create a Summary and Analysis Presentation in the Powerpoint Web App

Activity Creating a Summary and Analysis Presentation in the PowerPoint Web App


GO! with Microsoft Office 365

Activity Using a Team Site to Collaborate

Summary, GO! Learn It Online, Go! For Job Success

Guide to Chapter Assessments


Skills Review

Mastering PowerPoint


Go! Think


Chapter 4 Creating Templates and Reviewing, Publishing, Comparing, Combining, and Protecting


Project 4A Instructional Presentation

Objective 1 Create and Apply a Custom Template

Activity 4.01 Displaying and Editing Slide Masters

Activity 4.02 Saving a Presentation as a Template

Activity 4.03 Formatting a Slide Master with a Gradient Fill

Activity 4.04 Formatting Slide Masters by Adding Pictures and Shapes

Activity 4.05 Formatting Slide Masters by Adding Shapes and Shape Effects

Activity 4.06 Customizing Placeholders on a Slide Master

Activity 4.07 Displaying and Editing the Handout Master

Activity 4.08 Displaying and Editing the Notes Master

Objective 2 Apply a Custom Template to a Presentation

Activity 4.09 Applying a Template to a Presentation

Activity 4.10 Editing Slide Masters in an Existing Presentation


Project 4B Commented Presentation

Objective 3 Create and Edit Comments

Activity 4.11 Adding Comments

Activity 4.12 Reading Comments

Activity 4.13 Editing Comments

Activity 4.14 Using the Thesaurus

Objective 4 Compare and Combine a Presentation

Activity 4.15 Comparing and Combining Presentations

Objective 5 Prepare a Presentation for Distribution

Activity 4.16 Publishing a Presentation in PDF and XPS Format

Activity 4.17 Creating Handouts in Microsoft Word

Objective 6 Protect a Presentation

Activity 4.18 Using the Compatibility Checker

Activity 4.19 Marking a Presentation as Final

Activity 4.20 Changing the Presentation Password


Chapter 5 Applying Advanced Graphic Techniques and Inserting Audio and Video

Project 5A Overview Presentation

Objective 1 Use Picture Corrections

Activity 5.01 Using Sharpen and Soften on a Picture

Activity 5.02 Changing the Brightness and Contrast of a Picture

Activity 5.03 Recoloring a Picture

Objective 2 Add a Border to a Picture

Activity 5.04 Adding a Border to a Picture

Objective 3 Change the Shape of a Picture

Activity 5.05 Changing the Shape of a Picture

Objective 4 Add a Picture to a WordArt Object and Merge Shapes

Activity 5.06 Adding a WordArt Object and Embedding a Picture

Activity 5.07 Merging Shapes

Objective 5 Enhance a Presentation with Audio and Video

Activity 5.08 Adding an Embedded Audio to a Presentation

Activity 5.09 Setting a Trigger for an Embedded Audio in a Presentation

Activity 5.10 Adding a Linked Video to a Presentation

Activity 5.11 Changing the Trigger for a Linked Video in a Presentation


Project 5B Business Photo Album

Objective 6 Create a Photo Album

Activity 5.12 Creating a Photo Album

Objective 7 Edit a Photo Album

Activity 5.13 Editing a Photo Album and Adding a Caption

Objective 8 Crop a Picture

Activity 5.14 Cropping a Picture


Chapter 6 Delivering a Presentation

Project 6A Informational Presentation

Objective 1 Apply and Modify Slide Transitions

Activity 6.01 Applying and Modifying Slide Transitions

Activity 6.02 Advancing Slides Automatically

Objective 2 Apply Custom Animation Effects

Activity 6.03 Adding Entrance Effects

Activity 6.04 Adding Emphasis Effects

Activity 6.05 Adding Exit Effects

Activity 6.06 Adding Motion Paths

Objective 3 Modify Animation Effects

Activity 6.07 Modifying Animation Effects

Activity 6.08 Setting Effect Options


Project 6B Advertisement Presentation

Objective 4 Insert Hyperlinks

Activity 6.09 Inserting a Hyperlink to Web Page

Activity 6.10 Inserting a Hyperlink to a Slide in Another Presentation

Activity 6.11 Inserting a Hyperlink to an E-mail Address

Activity 6.12 Inserting a Hyperlink to a New File

Activity 6.13 Creating an Action Button

Objective 5 Create Custom Slide Shows

Activity 6.14 Creating a Basic Custom Slide Show

Activity 6.15 Creating a Hyperlinked Custom Slide Show

Objective 6 Present and View a Slide Presentation

Activity 6.16 Duplicating and Hiding a Slide

Activity 6.17 Using the Onscreen Navigation Tools

Activity 6.18 Using the Annotation Tool

Activity 6.19 Creating a Self-Running Presentation

Activity 6.20 Printing Selections from a Presentation


Chapter 7 Presentations Using Tables and Pie Charts

Project 7A Tabular Presentation

Objective 1 Add a Table to a Presentation

Activity 7.01 Creating a Table in PowerPoint

Activity 7.02 Copying a Table from Microsoft Word

Activity 7.03 Copying a Table from Microsoft Excel

Objective 2 Add or Delete Table Rows, Columns, or Cells

Activity 7.04 Adding and Deleting Table Rows

Activity 7.05 Adding and Deleting Table Columns

Activity 7.06 Merging and Splitting Table Cells

Objective 3 Move and Size a Table

Activity 7.07 Moving a Table

Activity 7.08 Sizing a Table

Objective 4 Modify a Table

Activity 7.09 Modifying a Table

Objective 5 Insert a Section Header

Activity 7.10 Inserting a Section Header


Project 7B Chart Presentation

Objective 6 Create and Modify Pie Charts

Activity 7.11 Creating Pie Charts

Activity 7.12 Modifying Pie Charts

Objective 7 Create and Apply a Chart Template

Activity 7.13 Creating a Chart Template

Activity 7.14 Applying a Chart Template

Objective 8 Apply Animation to a Chart

Activity 7.15 Applying Animation to a Chart


Chapter 8 Presentations Using Tables and Publishing Presentations

Project 8A Tabular Presentation

Objective 1 Draw Tables

Activity 8.01 Creating Tables Using the Draw Tool

Activity 8.02 Merging Table Cells Using Table Tools

Activity 8.03 Adjusting Column Widths and Table Size

Activity 8.04 Changing Text Direction

Objective 2 Modify a Table Using the Draw Borders Features

Activity 8.05 Inserting a Table on a Title Only Slide

Activity 8.06 Applying Borders to a Table Using the Draw Table Feature

Activity 8.07 Merging Cells Using the Eraser

Activity 8.08 Filling a Cell with a Picture

Objective 3 Save Create and Modify a Text Box

Activity 8.09 Adding Columns to a Presentation and Setting Internal Margins

Activity 8.10 Wrapping Text in a Text Box and Change the Outline Style

Activity 8.11 Setting the Shape Default Formatting


Project 8B Outline-Based Presentation

Objective 4 Insert Outline Text from Another Program into a PowerPoint Presentation

Activity 8.12 Inserting Outline Text from Another Program into a PowerPoint Presentation

Objective 5 Save a Presentation in Other Formats

Activity 8.13 Saving a Slide as an Outline

Activity 8.14 Saving the Presentation as a Show

Activity 8.15 Saving a Presentation as a Picture

Objective 6 Create a Video

Activity 8.16 Creating a Video

Objective 7 Copy a Presentation to a CD, DVD, Network, or Local Drive

Activity 8.17 Copying a Presentation Using Package Presentation for CD


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