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PowerPoint 2010 Bible

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Master PowerPoint and improve your presentation skills-with one book!
It's no longer enough to have slide after slide of text, bullets, and charts. It's not even enough to have good speaking skills if your PowerPoint slides bore your audience. Get the very most out of all that PowerPoint 2010 has to offer while also learning priceless tips and techniques for making good presentations in this new PowerPoint 2010 Bible. Well-known PowerPoint expert and author Faithe Wempen provides formatting tips; shows you how to work with drawings, tables, and SmartArt; introduces new collaboration tools; walks you through five special presentation labs; and more.
Coverage includes:



A First Look at PowerPoint



What Makes a Great Presentation?



Creating and Saving Presentation Files



Creating Slides and Text Boxes



Working with Layouts, Themes, and Masters



Formatting Paragraphs and Text Boxes



Correcting and Improving Text



Creating and Formatting Tables



Drawing and Formatting Objects



Creating SmartArt Diagrams



Using and Organizing Clip Art



Working with Photographic Images



Working with Charts



Incorporating Content from Other Programs



Adding Sound Effects, Music, and Soundtracks



Incorporating Motion Video



Creating Animation Effects and Transitions



Creating Support Materials



Preparing for a Live Presentation



Designing User-Interactive or Self-Running Presentations



Preparing a Presentation for Mass Distribution



Sharing and Collaborating



Customizing PowerPoint



Presenting Content Without Bulleted Lists



Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation



Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System



Creating a Classroom Game


It's the book you need to succeed with PowerPoint 2010 and your next live presentation!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 48.26mm | 1,270.05g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd ed.
  • 0470591862
  • 9780470591864
  • 403,753

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Make a splash with these presentation tips and techniques

Anyone can create a presentation, but it takes more than bullet lists to make an impact. In this power-packed book, you'll learn how to create professional-quality slides that will captivate an audience with photographs, charts, and sophisticated transition and animation effects. You'll also learn how to deliver a first-rate presentation experience to your audience, whether you are speaking live at a podium, delivering content online, or distributing self-running DVDs. In this book, you'll learn how to:

Customize slide layouts, themes, and masters

Integrate charts, photos, clip art, and more

Engage an audience with music and narration

Create handouts and speaker notes

Build custom slide shows with optional hidden content

Save slide shows in digital video format

Broadcast or publish presentations on the Web

Use eye-catching animation effects

Easily apply color correction to photos

Create information-rich graphic objects with SmartArt

What's on the CD-ROM?

Find more than 500 professionally-designed PowerPoint templates and backgrounds that you can use in your own presentations.

See the CD Appendix in the book for details and complete system requirements.

Also in the Book

Four special project labs highlight complete presentations that show a variety of ways to create content. These labs include:

Presenting Content without Bulleted Lists

Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation

Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System

Creating a Classroom Game

Discover what makes a great presentation

Add eye-popping graphics and multimedia

Make a connection with your audience
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Table of contents

Preface xxix


Part I: Building Your Presentation 1


Chapter 1: A First Look at PowerPoint 3


Chapter 2:What Makes a Great Presentation? 37


Chapter 3: Creating and Saving Presentation Files 57


Chapter 4: Creating Slides and Text Boxes 89


Chapter 5: Working with Layouts, Themes, and Masters 115


Chapter 6: Formatting Text 151


Chapter 7: Formatting Paragraphs and Text Boxes 187


Chapter 8: Correcting and Improving Text 213


Chapter 9: Creating and Formatting Tables 235


Part II: Using Graphics and Multimedia Content 261


Chapter 10: Drawing and Formatting Objects 263


Chapter 11: Creating SmartArt Diagrams 311


Chapter 12: Using and Organizing Clip Art 331


Chapter 13: Working with Photographic Images 353


Chapter 14: Working with Charts 387


Chapter 15: Incorporating Content from Other Programs 421


Chapter 16: Adding Sound Effects, Music, and Soundtracks 437


Chapter 17: Incorporating Motion Video 463


Chapter 18: Creating Animation Effects and Transitions 491


Part III: Interfacing with Your Audience 521


Chapter 19: Creating Support Materials 523


Chapter 20: Preparing for a Live Presentation 545


Chapter 21: Designing User-Interactive or Self-Running Presentations 577


Chapter 22: Preparing a Presentation for Mass Distribution 607


Chapter 23: Sharing and Collaborating 629


Chapter 24: Customizing PowerPoint 649


Part IV: Project Labs 673


Lab 1: Presenting Content without Bulleted Lists 675


Lab 2: Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation 691


Lab 3: Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System 709


Lab 4: Creating a Classroom Game 729


Appendix: What s on the CD-ROM? 749


Index 753
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