Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

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Special Edition Using Microsoft (R) Office PowerPoint (R) 2007THE ONLY POWERPOINT BOOK YOU NEEDWe crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward PowerPoint proficiency and use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on PowerPoint 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft (R) Office PowerPoint (R) 2007 is the only book you need.* Quickly move from learning PowerPoint 2007 basics to creating and delivering polished, dynamic presentations with Microsoft Office's new user interface* Collaborate on presentations using slide libraries, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and more* Communicate data in pictures using charts, diagrams, and graphs, including new SmartArt diagrams and enhanced graphics effects* Design sophisticated presentations even faster with themes and custom layouts* Create multimedia presentations using video, sound, pictures, and animation* Publish and deliver your presentations on the Web* Expand the power of PowerPoint with add-ins and third-party tools* Discover the secrets for powerful delivery of your presentationPatrice-Anne Rutledge is a best-selling author of 24 computer and business books, a successful technology journalist, and an expert in business presentations. She has used-and has taught others to use-PowerPoint for more than 10 years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences. Special Edition Using Microsoft (R) Office PowerPoint (R) 2007 is her fourth book on PowerPoint.Geetesh Bajaj is a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) who runs the Web's foremost PowerPoint site at www.indezine.com. He is also author of another best-selling PowerPoint book. Geetesh believes that successful presentations are the sum of various elements as diverse as color, layout, and graphics.Tom Mucciolo, founder and president of MediaNet, is an acclaimed speaker on presentation skills. He is an expert at enhancing the key components of communication, including the message (script), the media (visual design), and the mechanics (delivery). His one-to-one coaching sessions, ranging from basic to advanced, develop individual style and prepare a person for presenting in a very visual world.On the CD-ROM* NXPowerLite* SmartDraw 30-Day Trial Edition* Exclusive cartoon from Mark Anderson (AnderToons)* ActiveSlide Thunder Trial plus examples* Camtasia Studio Trial* Sample presentations* Electronic version of this book in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF)
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  • Mixed media product | 720 pages
  • 182.88 x 236.22 x 43.18mm | 1,133.98g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0789736071
  • 9780789736079

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"Special Edition Using Microsoft(R) Office PowerPoint(R)" "2007" THE "ONLY" POWERPOINT BOOK YOU NEED We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward PowerPoint proficiency and use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on PowerPoint 2007, "Special Edition Using Microsoft(R) Office PowerPoint(R)" "2007 "is the only book you need. - Quickly move from learning PowerPoint 2007 basics to creating and delivering polished, dynamic presentations with Microsoft Office's new user interface - Collaborate on presentations using slide libraries, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and more - Communicate data in pictures using charts, diagrams, and graphs, including new SmartArt diagrams and enhanced graphics effects - Design sophisticated presentations even faster with themes and custom layouts - Create multimedia presentations using video, sound, pictures, and animation - Publish and deliver your presentations on the Web - Expand the power of PowerPoint with add-ins and third-party tools - Discover the secrets for powerful delivery of your presentation Patrice-Anne Rutledge is a best-selling author of 24 computer and business books, a successful technology journalist, and an expert in business presentations. She has used-and has taught others to use-PowerPoint for more than 10 years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences. "Special Edition Using Microsoft(R)" "Office PowerPoint(R) 2007 "is her fourth book on PowerPoint. Geetesh Bajaj is a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) who runs the Web's foremost PowerPoint site at www.indezine.com. He is also author of another best-selling PowerPoint book. Geetesh believes that successful presentations are the sum of various elements as diverse as color, layout, and graphics. Tom Mucciolo, founder and president of MediaNet, is an acclaimed speaker on presentation skills. He is an expert at enhancing the key components of communication, including the message (script), the media (visual design), and the mechanics (delivery). His one-to-one coaching sessions, ranging from basic to advanced, develop individual style and prepare a person for presenting in a very visual world. On the CD-ROM - NXPowerLite - SmartDraw 30-Day Trial Edition - Exclusive cartoon from Mark Anderson (AnderToons) - ActiveSlide Thunder Trial plus examples - Camtasia Studio Trial - Sample presentations - Electronic version of this book in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF)
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Table of contents

Introduction 1I PowerPoint 2007 Basics1 Introducing PowerPoint 2007 72 Creating a Basic Presentation 29II Editing and Formatting Presentations3 Working with Text 454 Working with Tables 675 Organizing Presentations 896 Working with Themes, Color Schemes, and Backgrounds 957 Formatting Slides and Presentations 1098 Collaborating on Presentations 119III Making Presentations9 Presenting a Slide Show 13910 Creating and Printing Presentation Materials 161IV Working with Graphics, Charts, and Multimedia11 Working with Charts and Graphs 17512 Working with SmartArt 20513 Working with Pictures and Clip Art 22114 Working with Media Clips 24515 Working with Shapes and Objects 25916 Working with Animation 283V Maximizing the Power of PowerPoint17 Using PowerPoint's Web Features 30318 Integrating with Office 2007 32519 Working with PowerPoint Macros 33920 Customizing PowerPoint 35521 Using PowerPoint's Foreign Language Capabilities 38922 Troubleshooting PowerPoint 401VI Extending the Power of PowerPoint23 Office Online and Other Resources 41124 Extending PowerPoint with Third-Party Tools 421VII From Concept to Delivery25 The Message-Scripting the Concept 43326 The Media-Designing Visual Support 47727 The Mechanics of Form-Developing External Presentation Skills 52528 The Mechanics of Function-Developing Internal Presentation Skills 56129 Techniques and Technicalities 58330 Presenting in a Variety of Settings 613Index 661
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About Geetesh Bajaj

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is the bestselling author of 24 computer and business books and a business presentations specialist. She is also a successful technology journalist who has contributed to magazines, newspapers, and websites around the world. Patrice has used-and has trained others to use-PowerPoint for many years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences. Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 is her fourth book on PowerPoint. She can be reached through her website (www.patricerutledge.com). Geetesh Bajaj is a an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Microsoft PowerPoint, and heads Indezine, a presentation design studio based out of Hyderabad, India. Geetesh believes that any PowerPoint presentation is a sum of its elements-these elements include abstract elements like concept, color, interactivity, and navigation-and also slide elements like shapes, graphics, charts, text, sound, video, and animation. Geetesh also runs the well known indezine.com and ppted.com sites. Tom Mucciolo, founder and president of MediaNet, Inc. is an accountant turned actor turned author and an acclaimed speaker on presentation skills. He started his company in 1985, and he is a recognized expert at enhancing the key components of communication, including the message (script), the media (visual design) and the mechanics (delivery). His seminars and workshops have been rated as "exceptional" and "entertaining" and many consider Tom one of the world's top presentation specialists. He is also part of the faculty at NYU where he lectures and coaches key faculty and administrators toward becoming more effective communicators. Tom's one-to-one coaching sessions develop individual style and prepare a person for presenting in a very visual world. Tom can be reached at tom@medianet-ny.com or through his Web site at www.medianet-ny.com.
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