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PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies

PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies

Paperback For Dummies (Computers)

By (author) Doug Lowe

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 234mm x 20mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 10 June 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470487658
  • ISBN 13: 9780470487655
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 148,300

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Start creating dynamite presentations with PowerPoint 2010 PowerPoint, the number one presentation software, has been revised and improved with the introduction of Microsoft Office 2010. More than 120 million people are using PowerPoint to create business and educational presentations worldwide. Both new and veteran PowerPoint users will improve their skills with the fun and friendly advice in PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies . Bestselling author Doug Lowe makes it easy to grasp the new features and shows you how to create presentations with pizzazz. PowerPoint is used in more than 60 countries to create visual presentations for business and educational settings The newest revision to PowerPoint adds new features, an online version of the software, and improved audiovisual and video editing capabilities This easy-to-follow guide explains how to create and edit slides, import data from other applications, and add charts, clip art, sound, and video Also covers working with hyperlinks, creating Web pages with PowerPoint, video editing, and collaboration via online access PowerPoint 2010 For Dummies helps you take full advantage of the enhancements in the new version, so you can create more effective and impressive presentations.

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Doug Lowe is a veteran author whose more than 40 For Dummies books have over a million copies in print. He's written about everything from Microsoft Office productivity to programming in ASP.NET.

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Create powerful presentations with stunning photos, vivid videos, and moreOne of the best ways to captivate your audience during a presentation is to have an amazing slide show. PowerPoint 2010 will help you do that, and this book will show you how. Get ready for a standing ovation as you learn how to build great-looking slides, add sound and eye-popping video, animate your graphics, and much more.Get the most out of your text -- learn the best ways to edit and format your text to make your slides more visually appealingRemember what to say -- take advantage of one of the slickest features in PowerPoint 2010 to create speaker notes that only you can see during the presentationMake a visual impact -- from inserting pictures and clip art to adding video and controlling when it's played, you'll craft some impressive, high-tech presentationsAdd even more goodies -- discover how to insert tables, WordArt, hyperlinks, and actionsWork as a team -- find out the best ways to collaborate on slides, add comments, and compare changesReuse slides -- copy slides from other presentations and set up a slide library that's managed by SharePoint(R)Open the book and find: An inside look at the new features of PowerPoint 2010Secrets of designing and formatting slidesTechniques for adding exciting animationsSteps for working with masters and templatesHow to use PowerPoint's cool drawing toolsWays to spice up slides with video clipsTips on using PowerPoint's collaboration toolsHow to create a video version of your presentationLearn to: Create and edit a slide presentationUse the latest enhancements and featuresAdd charts, clip art, sound, and videoWork with master slides and templates

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Basic PowerPoint 2010 Stuff. Chapter 1: Welcome to PowerPoint 2010. Chapter 2: Editing Slides. Chapter 3: Working in Outline View. Chapter 4: Proofi ng Your Presentations. Chapter 5: Don't Forget Your Notes! Chapter 6: Show Time! Chapter 7: Getting Help. Part II: Creating Great-Looking Slides. Chapter 8: All about Fonts and Text Formatting. Chapter 9: Designing Your Slides. Chapter 10: Animating Your Slides. Chapter 11: Masters of the Universe Meet the Templates of Doom. Part III: Embellishing Your Slides. Chapter 12: Inserting Pictures and Clip Art. Chapter 13: Drawing on Your Slides. Chapter 14: Charting for Fun and Profit. Chapter 15: Working with SmartArt. Chapter 16: Lights! Camera! Action! (Adding Sound and Video). Chapter 17: More Things to Insert on Your Slides. Part IV: Working with Others. Chapter 18: Using PowerPoint's Collaboration Tools. Chapter 19: Using a Slide Library and Other Ways to Reuse Slides. Chapter 20: Creating a Video Version of Your Presentation. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: Ten PowerPoint Commandments. Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Creating Readable Slides. Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Keep Your Audience Awake. Chapter 24: Ten Things That Often Go Wrong. Index.