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Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003 for Windows : Visual QuickStart Guide,9780321193957

Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003 for Windows : Visual QuickStart Guide

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Pub. Date:
9/29/2003
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Peachpit Press
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Summary

Whether you love it or hate it, Microsoft PowerPoint¿the application most professionals turn to for creating easy and polished presentations¿is here to stay. And the new version of PowerPoint boasts improved collaboration and data management tools designed to make you even more productive. If you¿re looking to get quickly acquainted with all of the latest version¿s new bells and whistles, you needPowerPoint 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, the quickest, easiest way to learn how to add slides, movie clips, sound, animation¿even Web pages¿to presentations using this robust package. Thanks to the book's straightforward, task-based format, you can go directly to the information you need.PowerPoint 2003 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guideuses hundreds of screenshots and step-by-step instructions to explain just what you need to know to get started with PowerPoint. Whether you use it as a tutorial or a reference guide, you'll be putting together impressive presentations with professional-looking transitions and effects in no time.

Author Biography

Rebecca Altman is a corporate trainer, courseware developer, and technical writer. She is the author of Peachpit¿s PowerPoint 2002/2001 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide and many other computer books. Rebecca has also written user¿s guides for personal computers and has developed content for PowerPoint training videos. Rick Altman has been writing, consulting, and lecturing on electronic publishing and digital design since 1986. He is the author of six editions of Mastering CorelDRAW and is currently preparing to host the debut PowerPoint Live conference in 2003.

Table of Contents

Introduction xiii
Chapter 1: Introducing PowerPoint 1(12)
Getting Creative with PowerPoint
2(2)
The PowerPoint 2003 Interface
4(2)
Using PowerPoint Menus
6(1)
Using Toolbars
7(1)
Using Shortcut Menus
8(1)
Using Task Panes
9(1)
Getting Help
10(1)
Using Undo
11(2)
Chapter 2: A Quick Tour of PowerPoint 13(20)
Launching PowerPoint
14(2)
Choosing a Template
16(1)
Choosing a Layout
17(1)
Creating a Bulleted List
18(1)
Creating a Chart
19(2)
Choosing a Chart Type
21(1)
Formatting a Chart
22(1)
Navigating a Presentation
23(1)
Saving, Opening, and Closing Presentations
24(2)
Printing a Presentation
26(1)
Using Normal View
27(1)
Using the Outline Pane
28(1)
Using Slide Sorter View
29(1)
Using Transitions and Animation
30(1)
Viewing a Slide Show
31(2)
Chapter 3: Creating Text Slides 33(26)
Choosing a Text Layout
34(1)
Entering Text into a Placeholder
35(1)
Creating a Text Box
36(1)
Manipulating Text Placeholders
37(1)
Moving Text
38(2)
Using the Spelling Checker
40(1)
Correcting Mistakes Automatically
41(1)
Working with Smart Tags
42(1)
Changing Case
43(1)
Correcting Style Inconsistencies
44(2)
Numbering a List Automatically
46(1)
Choosing Bullet Shapes
47(2)
Adjusting Bullet Placement
49(1)
Changing the Font
50(1)
Adding Text Effects and Color
51(2)
Aligning Paragraphs
53(1)
Formatting a Text Placeholder
54(1)
Controlling Line and Paragraph Spacing
55(2)
Copying Formatting Attributes
57(2)
Chapter 4: Inserting Charts 59(16)
Launching Graph
60(1)
Chart Terminology
61(1)
Creating a Chart Slide
62(2)
Entering Data
64(1)
Importing Data
65(1)
Linking Data
66(1)
Choosing a Chart Type
67(2)
Inserting Titles
69(1)
Inserting Data Labels
70(1)
Repositioning Data Labels
71(1)
Revising a Chart
72(1)
Creating Two Charts on a Slide
73(2)
Chapter 5: Formatting Charts 75(24)
Formatting Charts
76(1)
Formatting the Legend
77(1)
Repositioning the Legend
78(1)
Changing the Color of a Data Series
79(1)
Filling a Data Series with Textures or Patterns
80(2)
Filling a Data Series with a Graphics File
82(2)
Formatting Data Markers
84(2)
Inserting/Removing Gridlines
86(1)
Formatting Gridlines
87(1)
Formatting Tick Marks
88(1)
Scaling the Axis
89(2)
Formatting Axis Numbers
91(1)
Formatting Chart Text
92(1)
Adjusting 3D Effects
93(2)
Formatting the Plot Area
95(1)
Choosing a Custom Chart Type
96(1)
Defining a Custom Chart Type
97(1)
Applying a User-Defined Chart Type
98(1)
Chapter 6: Creating Pie Charts 99(18)
Inserting a Pie Chart Slide
100(2)
Entering Pie Data
102(1)
Showing Data Labels
103(1)
Using Leader Lines
104(1)
Formatting Data Labels
105(2)
Exploding a Slice
107(1)
Coloring the Slices
108(1)
Rotating a Pie
109(1)
Formatting 3D Effects
110(2)
Resizing and Repositioning a Pie
112(1)
Creating a Doughnut
113(1)
Creating Linked Pies
114(1)
Entering Data for Linked Pies
115(2)
Chapter 7: Using Organization Charts and Diagrams 117(16)
Using an Organization Chart
118(2)
Using the Diagram Objects
120(1)
Editing the Organization Chart Diagram Object
121(5)
Creating a Custom Flowchart or Diagram
126(2)
Formatting Box Text
128(1)
Formatting the Boxes
129(1)
Formatting the Connecting Lines
130(1)
Zooming In and Out
131(2)
Chapter 8 Creating Tables 133(26)
Inserting a Table Slide
134(2)
Entering Text into a Table
136(1)
Selecting Cells
137(1)
Adjusting Column Width
138(1)
Adjusting Row Height
139(1)
Inserting Rows and Columns
140(1)
Deleting Rows and Columns
141(1)
Formatting Table Text
142(2)
Adding Borders
144(3)
Drawing Table Borders
147(1)
Shading Table Cells
148(2)
Aligning Text within a Cell
150(2)
Inserting a Word Table
152(3)
AutoFormatting a Word Table
155(2)
Entering Formulas
157(2)
Chapter 9: Adding Graphical Objects 159(20)
Drawing Lines
160(1)
Formatting Lines
161(2)
Drawing Arrows
163(1)
Formatting Arrows
164(1)
Adding Connector Lines
165(1)
Drawing Rectangles and Ovals
166(1)
Creating Polygons and Freehand Drawings
167(2)
Using AutoShapes
169(1)
Customizing AutoShapes
170(1)
Filling an Object with Color
171(1)
Filling an Object with a Pattern
172(2)
Filling an Object with a Graphics File
174(1)
Adding a Shadow
175(2)
Adding 3D Effects
177(2)
Chapter 10: Importing Graphics 179(14)
Using the Clip Organizer
180(3)
Using Clip Art
183(2)
Searching for Clip Art
185(2)
Finding Clip Art on the Web
187(1)
Inserting Graphics Files
188(1)
Inserting Multiple Graphics Files
189(1)
Embedding Graphics
190(3)
Chapter 11: Manipulating Graphical Objects 193(18)
Using Rulers and Guides
194(1)
Using Grid Snap
195(1)
Snapping to Shapes
196(1)
Zooming In and Out
197(1)
Displaying a Slide Miniature
198(1)
Aligning Objects
199(1)
Spacing Objects Equally
200(1)
Grouping Objects
201(1)
Copying Object Attributes
202(1)
Recoloring a Picture
203(1)
Scaling an Object
204(2)
Cropping a Picture
206(2)
Changing the Stacking Order
208(1)
Rotating Objects
209(1)
Flipping Objects
210(1)
Chapter 12: Making Global Changes 211(18)
Changing the Default Colors
212(2)
Creating a Gradient Background
214(2)
Creating a Two-Color Gradient
216(2)
Replacing a Font
218(1)
Editing the Slide Master
219(1)
Inserting a Title Master
220(1)
Using More Than One Master
221(1)
Changing the Default Format for Text
222(1)
Adding Graphics
223(1)
Inserting Footers
224(2)
Applying a Template
226(3)
Chapter 13: Working in Outline View 229(14)
Using Outline View
230(1)
Outlining a Presentation
231(1)
Creating Bulleted Lists
232(1)
Collapsing and Expanding the Outline
233(2)
Rearranging and Deleting Slides
235(2)
Hiding and Displaying Formatting
237(1)
Importing an Outline
238(2)
Creating a Summary Slide
240(3)
Chapter l4: Working in Slide Sorter View 243(12)
Using Slide Sorter View
244(1)
Zooming In and Out
245(1)
Creating a Summary Slide
246(1)
Reordering the Slides
247(1)
Copying Slides
248(2)
Deleting Slides
250(1)
Copying Slides Between Presentations
251(2)
Inserting an Entire Presentation
253(2)
Chapter 15: Producing a Slide Show 255(18)
Organizing a Slide Show
256(2)
Displaying a Slide show
258(1)
Navigating to a Slide
259(1)
Creating Action Buttons
260(2)
Creating a Return Button
262(1)
Creating Custom Shows
263(1)
Viewing a Custom Show
264(1)
Creating an Agenda Slide
265(2)
Annotating a Slide
267(2)
Creating a Self Running Slide Show
269(1)
Rehearsing the Slide Show
270(1)
Taking Notes During a Slide Show
271(2)
Chapter 16 Applying Animation 273(20)
Adding a Transition Effect to a Slide
274(2)
Applying Preset Animations
276(2)
Modifying Animations
278(1)
Animating a Bulleted List
279(3)
Fine-Tuning an Animation
282(4)
Using Triggers
286(2)
Animating Charts
288(2)
Animating the Slide Masters
290(2)
Overriding Animation on the Slide Master
292(1)
Chapter 17: Using Sound and Video 293(12)
Inserting Movie Clips
294(2)
Playing Back Your Clips
296(2)
Adding Sounds
298(2)
Playing CD Sound Tracks
300(2)
Using the Clip Organizer to Play Sounds and Movies
302(3)
Chapter 18: Taking Your Show on the Road 305(16)
Showing Your Presentation on
Another Computer
306(5)
Using PPS Files
311(2)
Viewing a Slide Show when PowerPoint Is Nowhere to Be Found
313(1)
Packaging Your Presentation on CD
314(2)
Sending Out for Review
316(3)
Creating Password-Protection
319(2)
Chapter 19: From Screen to Toner: Printing Your Presentation 321(14)
Selecting a Printer
322(1)
Previewing Slides in Grayscale
323(1)
Printing Slides
324(2)
Formatting Handout Pages
326(1)
Printing Handouts
327(1)
Stopping a Print Job
328(1)
Printing the Outline
329(1)
Adding Speaker Notes
330(2)
Editing the Notes Master
332(1)
Printing Speaker Notes
333(1)
Creating a PDF File
334(1)
Chapter 20: Presenting on the Internet 335(16)
Linking to a Web Site
337(4)
Saving a Presentation to an FTP Site
341(2)
Creating a Web Page
343(1)
Saving a PowerPoint File for the Web
344(4)
Previewing a Slide Show in a Web Browser
348(3)
Index 351


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