About PowerPoint

  • What is PowerPoint?
<graphics, tool> A Microsoft application for creating presentations, speeches, slides, etc.
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PowerPoint 2000 Core

Creating a Presentation

  • Delete slides
  • Create a specified type of slide
  • Create a presentation from a template or a wizard
  • Navigate among different views (slide, outline, sorter, and tri-pane)
  • Create a new presentation from existing slides
  • Copy a slide from one presentation into another
  • Insert headers and footers
  • Create a blank presentation
  • Create a presentation using the AutoContent Wizard
  • Send a presentation via e-mail

Modifying a Presentation

  • Change the order of slides using Slide Sorter view
  • Find and replace text
  • Change the layout for one or more slides
  • Modify the Slide Master
  • Modify slide sequence in the outline pane
  • Apply a design template

Working with Text

  • Check spelling
  • Change and replace text fonts (individual slide and entire presentation)
  • Enter text in tri-pane view
  • Import text from Microsoft Word
  • Change the text alignment
  • Create a text box for entering text
  • Use the Wrap text in TextBox feature
  • Use the Office Clipboard
  • Use the Format Painter
  • Promote and Demote text in slide and outline panes

Working with Visual Elements

  • Add a picture from the Clip Art Gallery
  • Add and group shapes using WordArt or the Drawing Toolbar
  • Apply formatting
  • Add text to a graphic object using a text box
  • Scale and size an object including clip art
  • Create tables within PowerPoint
  • Rotate and fill an object

Customizing a Presentation

  • Add AutoNumber bullets
  • Add speaker notes
  • Add graphical bullets
  • Add slide transitions
  • Animate text and objects

Creating Output

  • Preview presentation in black and white
  • Print slides in a variety of formats
  • Print audience handouts
  • Print speaker notes in a specified format

Delivering a Presentation

  • Start a slide show on any slide
  • Use on screen navigation tools
  • Print a slide as an overhead transparency
  • Use the pen during a presentation

Managing Files

  • Save changes to a presentation
  • Save as a new presentation
  • Publish a presentation to the Web
  • Use the Microsoft Office Assistant
  • Insert hyperlink



PowerPoint 97 Expert

Creating a Presentation

  • Create from a template
  • Create from an existing presentation
  • Delete slides

Adding Textual Information

  • Enter text in a slide and an outline view
  • Enter bulleted information
  • Change the text alignment

Adding Visual Elements

  • Add formatting
  • Build a graph
  • Draw an object
  • Rotate and fill an object
  • Scale and size an object
  • Add a table
  • Add shapes
  • Animate objects
  • Add transitions
  • Add an organizational chart
  • Set custom options
  • Check styles

Bringing in Data from Other Sources

  • Add clip art
  • Insert a Microsoft Excel chart
  • Import text from Microsoft Word
  • Add scanned images
  • Add sound and movie
  • Export an outline to Word

Modifying a Presentation

  • Change the sequence of a slide
  • Find and replace text
  • Modify the Slide Master
  • Modify sequence in outline mode
  • Change tabs
  • Change fonts
  • Change the alignment of text

Preparing for Distribution

  • Check spelling
  • Add speaker notes
  • Set automatic slide timing

Customizing a Presentation

  • Create a custom background
  • Customize a color scheme
  • Customize clip art and other objects
  • Recolor and edit objects
  • Apply a template from another presentation
  • Add links to other slides within the presentation
  • Hide slides

Delivering Presentations

  • Start a slide show on any slide
  • Use on-screen navigation tools
  • Generate meeting notes
  • Electronically incorporate meeting feedback
  • Print slides in a variety of formats
  • Print color presentations
  • Export to overhead
  • Export to 35mm slides
  • Present with Presentation Conferencing
  • Save presentation for use on another computer
  • Save for the Web