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Title:
PowerPoint 2000/98 : for Windows and MacIntosh
Author:
Altman, Rebecca Bridges.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA. : Peachpit Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiii, 319 pages : illustrations, ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780201354416
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Most professionals turn to Microsoft PowerPoint to make their presentations come alive. The latest version, PowerPoint 2000, promises to attract a legion of new converts, lured by its full integration with the other Office 2000 apps and its new and improved formatting and Web features. PowerPoint 2000/98: Visual QuickStart Guide is the quickest, easiest way to learn how to add slides, movie clips, sound, animation--even Web pages--to your presentations using this powerful package. Thanks to the book's straightforward, task-oriented format, you can go directly to the information you need. Like the other titles in Peachpit's Visual QuickStart Guide series, PowerPoint 2000/98: VQS uses hundreds of screenshots and step-by-step instructions to explain the most popular features of PowerPoint, and it covers both the Windows 2000 and Macintosh 98 platforms. Whether you use it as a tutorial or a reference guide, you'll be putting together impressive presentations in no time.


Author Notes

Rebecca Altman is a corporate trainer, courseware developer, and writer. She is the author of Peachpit's PowerPoint 4 for Windows, plus Mastering Microsoft Works and Understanding 1-2-3. She also is the co-author of Mastering PageMaker 5, Understanding Harvard Graphics for Windows, and Using 1-2-3.


Table of Contents

1 Introducing PowerPoint
PowerPoint on Windows and Mac OS Computers
Presentation Graphics
The PowerPoint Window (Windows). Key to the PowerPoint Window (Windows). The PowerPoint Window (Mac OS). Key to the PowerPoint Window (Mac OS). Using PowerPoint Menus
Using Toolbars
Using Shortcut Menus
Using the Office Assistant
2 A Quick Tour of PowerPoint
Launching PowerPoint
Choosing a Template
Choosing a Layout
Creating a Bulleted List
Creating a Chart
Choosing a Chart Type
Formatting a Chart
Navigating a Presentation
Saving, Opening, and Closing Presentations
Printing a Presentation
Using Normal View (Windows Only). Using Outline View
Using Slide Sorter View
Viewing a Slide Show
3 Creating Text Slides
Choosing a Text Layout
Entering Text into a Placeholder
Creating a Text Box
Manipulating Text Placeholders
Moving Text
Using the Spelling Checker
Correcting Mistakes Automatically
Changing Case
Correcting Style Inconsistencies (Windows Only). Numbering a List Automatically (Windows Only). Choosing Bullet Shapes
Adjusting Bullet Placement
Changing the Font
Adding Text Effects and Color
Aligning Paragraphs
Formatting a Text Placeholder
Controlling Line and Paragraph Spacing
Copying Formatting Attributes
4 Inserting Charts
Launching Graph
Chart Terminology
Inserting a Chart Slide
Entering Data
Importing Data
Linking Data
Choosing a Chart Type
Inserting Titles
Inserting Data Labels
Repositioning Data Labels
Revising a Chart
Creating Two Charts on a Slide
5 Formatting Charts
Formatting Charts
Formatting the Legend
Repositioning the Legend
Changing the Color of a Data Series
Filling a Data Series with Textures or Patterns
Filling a Data Series with a Graphics File
Formatting Data Markers
Inserting/Removing Gridlines
Formatting Gridlines
Formatting Tick Marks
Scaling the Axis
Formatting Axis Numbers
Formatting Chart Text
Adjusting 3-D Effects
Formatting the Plot Area
Choosing a Custom Chart Type
Defining a Custom Chart Type
Applying a User-Defined Chart Type
6 Creating Pie Charts
Inserting a Pie Slide
Entering Pie Data
Showing Data Labels
Using Leader Lines
Formatting Data Labels
Exploding a Slice
Coloring the Slices
Filling Slices with a Pattern
Rotating a Pie
Formatting 3-D Effects
Resizing and Repositioning a Pie
Creating a Doughnut
Resizing the Doughnut Hole
Creating Linked Pies
Entering Data for Linked Pies
Creating Two Pies on a Slide
7 Building Organization Charts
Inserting an Org Chart Slide
Entering Text into Boxes
Inserting a Box
Inserting Multiple Boxes
Returning to PowerPoint
Editing an Existing Org Chart
Rearranging Boxes
Selecting Boxes
Choosing a Style
Formatting Box Text
Formatting the Boxes
Formatting the Lines
Zooming In and Out
8 Creating Tables (Windows)
Inserting a Table Slide
Entering Text into a Table
Selecting Cells
Adjusting Column Widths
Adjusting Row Heights
Inserting Rows and Columns
Deleting Rows and Columns
Formatting Table Text
Adding Borders
Drawing Table Borders
Shading Table Cells
Aligning Text within a Cell
Inserting a Word Table
AutoFormatting a Word Table
Entering Formulas
9 Creating Tables (Mac OS)
Inserting a Table Slide
Entering Text into a Table
Returning to PowerPoint
Editing an Existing Table
Selecting Cells
Adjusting Column Widths
Setting Column Widths Automatically
Adjusting Row Heights
Inserting Rows and Columns
Deleting Rows and Columns
Formatting Table Text
Adding and Removing Borders
Drawing Table Borders
Shading Table Cells
Aligning Text within a Cell
AutoFormatting a Table
Entering Formulas
10 Adding Graphical Objects
Drawing Lines
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