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AARP PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies, Mini Edition

AARP PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies, Mini Edition

Doug Lowe

ISBN: 978-1-118-24197-4

Nov 2011

64 pages

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Add some pizzazz to your presentations

Slideshows are one of the best ways to captivate your audience during a presentation, and this one-of-a-kind mini guide will show you how to build great-looking slides, add sound and video, animate your slideshow graphics, and more. Whether you're showing off pictures from your summer vacation or trying to raise money for your favorite cause, PowerPoint 2010 is sure to add the power you need to all your presentations.

Open the book and find:

  • What's new in PowerPoint 2010
  • Tips on navigating the Ribbon
  • How to create and edit a slide presentation
  • Hints for working in Backstage View
  • How to set up a presentation
Introduction 1

About This Book 2

How This Book Is Organized 2

Part I: Welcome to PowerPoint 2010 2

Part II: Editing Slides 3

Part III: Show Time! 3

Icons Used in This Book 3

Where to Go from Here 3

Part I: Welcome to PowerPoint 2010 5

What in Sam Hill Is PowerPoint? 6

Introducing PowerPoint Presentations 7

Presentation files 9

What’s in a slide? 10

Starting PowerPoint 12

Navigating the PowerPoint Interface 14

Unraveling the Ribbon 18

The View from Here Is Great 19

Taking the Backstage Tour 20

Creating a New Presentation 21

Adding a new slide 24

Moving from slide to slide 25

Choosing a design 26

Displaying Your Presentation 27

Saving Your Work 28

Opening a Presentation 29

Part II: Editing Slides 31

Moving from Slide to Slide 31

Working with Objects 32

Selecting objects 33

Resizing or moving an object 35

Editing a Text Object 38

Selecting Text 39

Using Cut, Copy, and Paste 40

Duplicating an Object 42

Using the Clipboard Task Pane 43

Oops! I Didn’t Mean It (The Marvelous Undo Command) 44

Deleting a Slide 45

Duplicating a Slide 46

Finding Text 46

Replacing Text 49

Rearranging Your Slides in Slide Sorter View 51

Part III: Show Time! 55

The Quick Way to Print 55

Printing from Backstage View 56

Starting a Slide Show 57

Setting Up a Slide Show 58