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PowerPoint 2007 Essential Training
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PowerPoint 2007 Essential Training

with David Rivers

Video: Introduction

PowerPoint 2007 joins its Office counterparts by featuring a brand-new interface, as well as a selection of new powerful presentation features. Instructor David Rivers explains each of its new features in detail, including an essential overview of the new interface, navigating a presentation, creating and editing presentations, working with tables and charts, importing and exporting data, and sharing presentations via various media. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.
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  1. 31s
    1. Introduction
      31s
  2. 16m 12s
    1. Starting PowerPoint
      1m 27s
    2. Opening and closing presentations
      1m 56s
    3. Understanding the interface
      4m 31s
    4. Navigating the interface
      5m 10s
    5. Navigating a presentation
      3m 8s
  3. 20m 57s
    1. Creating new presentations
      5m 43s
    2. Adding and removing slides
      3m 19s
    3. Rearranging slides
      2m 43s
    4. Saving presentations
      5m 11s
    5. Opening other files in PowerPoint
      4m 1s
  4. 14m 5s
    1. Using Print Preview
      4m 41s
    2. Using Print and Quick Print
      3m 14s
    3. Setting print options
      6m 10s
  5. 38m 55s
    1. Using Page Setup
      3m 35s
    2. Using themes
      3m 40s
    3. Applying effects to themes
      2m 44s
    4. Using background styles
      4m 2s
    5. Using color schemes
      3m 7s
    6. Using font schemes
      2m 48s
    7. Creating your own themes
      2m 43s
    8. Working with slide layouts
      5m 9s
    9. Working with slide masters
      6m 18s
    10. Working with headers and footers
      4m 49s
  6. 40m 51s
    1. Using text slides
      3m 2s
    2. Formatting text
      6m 6s
    3. Adding text to a slide
      3m 24s
    4. Changing spacing and indents
      4m 53s
    5. Aligning text
      2m 43s
    6. Bullets and numbering
      6m 29s
    7. Working with outlines
      2m 53s
    8. Using Find and Replace
      6m 22s
    9. Changing character direction
      4m 59s
  7. 23m 5s
    1. Checking spelling
      5m 59s
    2. Finding synonyms
      3m 30s
    3. Translating text
      4m 17s
    4. Other document proofing options
      9m 19s
  8. 1h 38m
    1. Inserting pictures and clip art
      5m 55s
    2. Modifying pictures
      6m 31s
    3. Drawing your own objects
      6m 46s
    4. Creating a photo album
      7m 9s
    5. Using SmartArt
      9m 50s
    6. Manipulating object appearance
      6m 50s
    7. Using WordArt
      4m 43s
    8. Using sound
      10m 0s
    9. Using video
      6m 28s
    10. Animating objects
      12m 35s
    11. Using slide transitions
      7m 51s
    12. Aligning and distributing objects
      7m 23s
    13. Grouping and stacking shapes
      6m 4s
  9. 47m 3s
    1. Inserting a table
      6m 3s
    2. Editing and formatting tables
      13m 30s
    3. Inserting an Excel worksheet
      8m 55s
    4. Inserting charts
      7m 35s
    5. Editing charts and data
      11m 0s
  10. 27m 56s
    1. Starting and navigating a presentation
      5m 24s
    2. Using speaker notes and handouts
      5m 59s
    3. Using the Highlighter
      4m 23s
    4. Using two screens
      4m 59s
    5. Creating versions of a presentation
      4m 7s
    6. Rearranging slides
      3m 4s
  11. 48m 2s
    1. Using comments
      6m 7s
    2. Protecting presentations
      4m 59s
    3. Sending a presentation
      2m 50s
    4. Creating a PowerPoint show
      3m 4s
    5. Creating a web presentation
      6m 8s
    6. Using hyperlinks
      6m 37s
    7. Adding action buttons
      6m 53s
    8. Packaging a presentation on CD
      6m 58s
    9. Using a digital signature
      4m 26s
  12. 14m 7s
    1. Changing popular options
      3m 50s
    2. Modifying the Quick Access toolbar
      4m 27s
    3. Adjusting advanced options
      5m 50s
  13. 31s
    1. Goodbye
      31s

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PowerPoint 2007 Essential Training
6h 30m Beginner Feb 02, 2007

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PowerPoint 2007 joins its Office counterparts by featuring a brand-new interface, as well as a selection of new powerful presentation features. Instructor David Rivers explains each of its new features in detail, including an essential overview of the new interface, navigating a presentation, creating and editing presentations, working with tables and charts, importing and exporting data, and sharing presentations via various media. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Subjects:
Business Presentations Productivity Teacher Tools Education Student Tools
Software:
PowerPoint
Author:
David Rivers

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Q: In PowerPoint 2003 and earlier, I was able to set my spacing before and after a line by percentage. Now, in PowerPoint 2007, I can only change the spacing by point size. Setting a percentage of the font size for the spacing between paragraphs was ideal - if the font size changed the paragraph spacing changed with it. Is there a workaround that lets me size the before/after paragraph spacing by percentage?
A: This is a common complaint for PowerPoint users who were used to using the “lines” option for before and after spacing.
Unfortunately, there is no workaround to achieve the functionality that was available in PowerPoint 2003, and it has not even been rectified in PowerPoint 2010 (despite all the complaints).  The only thing that comes close is to change the before and after settings to zero and use the Multiple option for line spacing, and then set it to the desired number of lines (e.g. 1.5).  Because text is automatically sized to a best fit, most paragraphs will appear on a single line, with the selected line spacing figure in lines showing between the paragraphs.  You may need to play with this one to get the right number for your scenario.
 
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