PowerPoint 2002/2001 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
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PowerPoint has taken over the role coffee once played: It keeps people awake during meetings. Whether you're new to PowerPoint or upgrading from a previous version,PowerPoint 2002/2001 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guideis the quickest, easiest way to bring your presentations together--and to life--with slides, movie clips, sound, and even Web pages.This visual, task-based guide was written and organized with the busy professional--i.e., you--in mind. The book's tabbed format lets you go directly to the information you need. And no lengthy explanations here: Hundreds of screenshots and step-by-step instructions explain PowerPoint's most popular features, as well as what you'll find in the latest releases for both Windows and Macintosh (including support for multiple master layouts, antialiased text, and a presenter-specific view). LetPowerPoint 2002/2001 for Windows and Macintosh: VQStake the pain out of your next presentation, from creating charts and slides to exhibiting the final product as a slide show or on the Web.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
Introducing PowerPointp. 1
Getting Creative with PowerPointp. 2
The PowerPoint 2002 Window (Windows)p. 4
Key to the PowerPoint 2002 Window (Windows)p. 5
The PowerPoint 2001 Window (Mac OS)p. 6
Key to the PowerPoint 2001 Window (Mac OS)p. 7
Using PowerPoint Menusp. 8
Using Toolbarsp. 9
Using Shortcut Menusp. 11
Using Task Panes (Windows only)p. 12
Using the Office Assistantp. 13
Using Undop. 14
A Quick Tour of PowerPointp. 15
Launching PowerPointp. 16
Choosing a Templatep. 18
Choosing a Layoutp. 20
Creating a Bulleted Listp. 22
Creating a Chartp. 23
Choosing a Chart Typep. 25
Formatting a Chartp. 26
Navigating a Presentationp. 27
Saving, Opening, and Closing Presentationsp. 28
Printing a Presentationp. 29
Using Normal Viewp. 30
Using Outline Viewp. 31
Using Slide Sorter Viewp. 32
Using Transitions and Animationp. 33
Viewing a Slide Showp. 35
Creating Text Slidesp. 37
Choosing a Text Layoutp. 38
Entering Text into a Placeholderp. 39
Creating a Text Boxp. 40
Manipulating Text Placeholdersp. 41
Moving Textp. 42
Using the Spelling Checkerp. 44
Correcting Mistakes Automaticallyp. 45
Changing Casep. 46
Correcting Style Inconsistenciesp. 47
Numbering a List Automaticallyp. 49
Choosing Bullet Shapesp. 50
Adjusting Bullet Placementp. 52
Changing the Fontp. 53
Adding Text Effects and Colorp. 54
Aligning Paragraphsp. 56
Formatting a Text Placeholderp. 57
Controlling Line and Paragraph Spacingp. 58
Copying Formatting Attributesp. 59
Inserting Chartsp. 61
Launching Graphp. 62
Chart Terminologyp. 63
Creating a Chart Slidep. 64
Entering Datap. 66
Importing Datap. 67
Linking Datap. 68
Choosing a Chart Typep. 69
Inserting Titlesp. 71
Inserting Data Labelsp. 72
Repositioning Data Labelsp. 73
Revising a Chartp. 74
Creating Two Charts on a Slidep. 75
Formatting Chartsp. 77
Formatting Chartsp. 78
Formatting the Legendp. 79
Repositioning the Legendp. 80
Changing the Color of a Data Seriesp. 81
Filling a Data Series with Textures or Patternsp. 82
Filling a Data Series with a Graphics Filep. 84
Formatting Data Markersp. 86
Inserting/Removing Gridlinesp. 87
Formatting Gridlinesp. 88
Formatting Tick Marksp. 89
Scaling the Axisp. 90
Formatting Axis Numbersp. 92
Formatting Chart Textp. 93
Adjusting 3D Effectsp. 94
Formatting the Plot Areap. 96
Choosing a Custom Chart Typep. 97
Defining a Custom Chart Typep. 98
Applying a User-Defined Chart Typep. 99
Creating Pie Chartsp. 101
Inserting a Pie Chart Slidep. 102
Entering Pie Datap. 106
Showing Data Labelsp. 107
Using Leader Linesp. 108
Formatting Data Labelsp. 109
Exploding a Slicep. 111
Coloring the Slicesp. 112
Filling Slices with a Patternp. 113
Rotating a Piep. 114
Formatting 3D Effectsp. 115
Resizing and Repositioning a Piep. 116
Creating a Doughnutp. 117
Resizing the Doughnut Holep. 118
Creating Linked Piesp. 119
Entering Data for Linked Piesp. 120
Creating Two Pies on a Slidep. 121
Using Organization Charts and Diagramsp. 123
Using an Organization Chartp. 124
Using the Diagram Objects (Windows)p. 126
Editing the Organization Chartp. 127
Creating a Custom Flowchart or Diagramp. 132
Using Microsoft Organization Chartp. 133
Entering Text into Boxesp. 135
Inserting a Boxp. 136
Inserting Multiple Boxesp. 137
Returning to PowerPointp. 138
Rearranging Boxesp. 139
Selecting Multiple Boxesp. 140
Choosing a Stylep. 141
Formatting Box Textp. 142
Formatting the Boxesp. 143
Formatting the Linesp. 144
Zooming In and Outp. 145
Creating Tables (Windows)p. 147
Inserting a Table Slidep. 148
Entering Text into a Tablep. 150
Selecting Cellsp. 151
Adjusting Column Widthp. 152
Adjusting Row Heightp. 153
Inserting Rows and Columnsp. 154
Deleting Rows and Columnsp. 155
Formatting Table Textp. 156
Adding Bordersp. 157
Drawing Table Bordersp. 160
Shading Table Cellsp. 161
Aligning Text within a Cellp. 162
Inserting a Word Tablep. 163
AutoFormatting a Word Tablep. 165
Entering Formulasp. 166
Creating Tables (Mac OS)p. 169
Inserting a Table Slidep. 170
Entering Text into a Tablep. 172
Editing an Existing Tablep. 173
Adjusting Columns and Rowsp. 174
Inserting Rows and Columnsp. 175
Deleting Rows and Columnsp. 176
Formatting Table Textp. 177
Adding and Removing Bordersp. 179
Drawing Table Bordersp. 181
Shading Table Cellsp. 182
Aligning Text within a Cellp. 184
More Sophisticated Formatsp. 185
AutoFormatting a Tablep. 186
Entering Formulasp. 188
Adding Graphical Objectsp. 189
Using Clip Artp. 190
Drawing Linesp. 191
Formatting Linesp. 192
Drawing Arrowsp. 193
Formatting Arrowsp. 194
Adding Connector Linesp. 195
Drawing Rectangles and Squaresp. 196
Drawing Ovalsp. 197
Creating Polygons and Freehand Drawingsp. 198
Using AutoShapesp. 199
Customizing AutoShapesp. 201
Filling an Object with Colorp. 202
Filling an Object with a Patternp. 203
Filling an Object with a Graphics Filep. 204
Adding a Shadowp. 205
Adding 3D Effectsp. 206
Inserting Clip Artp. 208
Using the Clip Organizer (Windows)p. 211
Searching for Clip Artp. 213
Finding Clip Art on the Webp. 216
Inserting Graphics Filesp. 218
Inserting Multiple Graphics Files (Windows)p. 219
Embedding Graphicsp. 21
Manipulating Graphical Objectsp. 223
Using Rulers and Guidesp. 224
Using Grid Snapp. 226
Snapping to Shapesp. 227
Zooming In and Outp. 228
Displaying a Slide Miniaturep. 229
Aligning Objectsp. 230
Spacing Objects Equallyp. 231
Grouping Objectsp. 232
Copying Object Attributesp. 233
Recoloring a Picturep. 234
Scaling an Objectp. 235
Cropping a Picturep. 236
Changing the Stacking Orderp. 237
Rotating Objectsp. 238
Flipping Objectsp. 239
Making Global Changesp. 241
Changing the Default Colorsp. 242
Creating Color Schemesp. 244
Creating a Gradient Backgroundp. 246
Creating a Two-Color Gradientp. 248
Replacing a Fontp. 249
Editing the Slide Masterp. 250
Using More Than One Masterp. 251
Inserting a Title Masterp. 252
Changing the Default Format for Textp. 253
Adding Background Itemsp. 254
Inserting Footersp. 255
Applying a Templatep. 256
Working in Outline Viewp. 259
Using Outline Viewp. 260
Outlining a Presentationp. 262
Creating Bulleted Listsp. 263
Collapsing and Expanding the Outlinep. 264
Reordering Slidesp. 265
Hiding and Displaying Formattingp. 266
Importing an Outlinep. 267
Creating a Summary Slide (Windows Only)p. 269
Working in Slide Sorter Viewp. 271
Using Slide Sorter Viewp. 272
Zooming In and Outp. 273
Creating a Summary Slide (Windows Only)p. 274
Reordering the Slidesp. 275
Copying Slidesp. 276
Copying Slides Between Presentationsp. 278
Inserting an Entire Presentationp. 280
Producing a Slide Showp. 283
Organizing a Slide Showp. 285
Displaying a Slide Showp. 287
Navigating to a Slidep. 288
Creating Action Buttonsp. 289
Creating a Return Buttonp. 291
Creating Custom Showsp. 292
Viewing a Custom Showp. 293
Creating an Agenda Slidep. 294
Annotating a Slidep. 295
Adding a Transition Effect to a Slidep. 296
Applying Preset Animations (Windows)p. 300
Applying Preset Animations (Mac OS)p. 301
Animating a Bulleted Listp. 302
Animating Chartsp. 309
Inserting Movie Clipsp. 312
Adding Soundsp. 315
Playing CD Sound Tracks (Windows)p. 318
Playing CD Sound Tracks (Mac OS)p. 320
Creating a Self-Running Slide Showp. 322
Rehearsing the Slide Showp. 323
Creating Meeting Minutesp. 324
Creating an Action Item Listp. 325
Packaging Your Presentation (Windows Only)p. 326
Showing Presentation on Another Computerp. 327
Viewing a Show Outside of PowerPointp. 328
Viewing a Slide Show from Windowsp. 330
Presentation Outputp. 331
Selecting a Printerp. 332
Previewing Slides in Grayscalep. 333
Printing Slidesp. 334
Stopping a Print Job (Windows)p. 336
Stopping a Print Job (Mac OS)p. 337
Printing the Outlinep. 338
Adding Speaker Notesp. 339
Editing the Notes Masterp. 340
Printing Speaker Notesp. 341
Formatting Handout Pagesp. 342
Printing Handoutsp. 343
Producing 35mm Slides Using Genigraphicsp. 344
Producing 35mm Slides Using a Service Bureaup. 345
Creating a PostScript Filep. 346
Presenting on the Internetp. 349
Linking to a Web Sitep. 350
Saving a Presentation to an FTP Sitep. 352
Designing a Web Pagep. 353
Creating a Web Page (Windows)p. 354
Creating a Web Page (Mac OS)p. 357
Viewing a Slide Show in a Web Browserp. 360
Publishing a Presentation on the Internetp. 362
Online Meetings (Windows Only)p. 364
Scheduling a Broadcast (Windows Only)p. 368
Broadcasting a Presentationp. 370
Indexp. 373
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