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Using the exercise files

From: PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training

Video: Using the exercise files

To help you follow along on your own computer, I've saved my work for each chapter in video. Whenever an exercise file is available for a video, you'll see a yellow overlay at the bottom of the screen that indicates the location and name of the exercise file, like this. If I've worked with other files, such as photos, video, or Excel spreadsheets, I've collected those together for you in a special folder called Assets. Here on my desktop, you'll see my Exercise Files folder, and inside, one folder for each chapter of the course. Here is that Assets folder I mentioned earlier, and you can see all sorts of supplemental files that I've used to enhance my presentation: photos, Word documents and more. Two quick notes.

Using the exercise files

To help you follow along on your own computer, I've saved my work for each chapter in video. Whenever an exercise file is available for a video, you'll see a yellow overlay at the bottom of the screen that indicates the location and name of the exercise file, like this. If I've worked with other files, such as photos, video, or Excel spreadsheets, I've collected those together for you in a special folder called Assets. Here on my desktop, you'll see my Exercise Files folder, and inside, one folder for each chapter of the course. Here is that Assets folder I mentioned earlier, and you can see all sorts of supplemental files that I've used to enhance my presentation: photos, Word documents and more. Two quick notes.

All of the exercise files are meant to work with PowerPoint 2010. If you're using a different version, some files may not work properly. In the interest of making the files a quick download, the video that we use in some chapters has been saved at a lower quality. All of these files are available to lynda.com's premium subscribers, and to those who've purchased the DVD. If you aren't a subscriber or don't have the DVD, don't worry. You can still enjoy the videos. But if you've got the exercise files, I suggest you download them on your computer and place them onto your desktop for easy access.

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PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training

53 video lessons · 48584 viewers

David Diskin
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  1. 4m 9s
    1. Welcome
      1m 8s
    2. What is PowerPoint?
      1m 50s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 11s
  2. 19m 17s
    1. Managing your presentations with Backstage
      4m 14s
    2. Using the Office Ribbon
      4m 57s
    3. Customizing the view
      3m 42s
    4. Customizing the Office Ribbon
      6m 24s
  3. 41m 41s
    1. Starting from scratch
      2m 19s
    2. Adding slides and content
      3m 24s
    3. Deleting slides and changing layouts
      2m 24s
    4. Rearranging slides
      1m 46s
    5. Saving time with Outline mode
      3m 51s
    6. Separating your show into sections
      5m 15s
    7. Adding photos and clip art
      5m 24s
    8. Spell-checking
      4m 6s
    9. Using the thesaurus
      1m 17s
    10. Saving a presentation
      4m 22s
    11. Applying a theme
      3m 59s
    12. Running the show
      3m 34s
  4. 42m 39s
    1. Using fonts and color
      7m 17s
    2. Adding bullets and list numbering
      2m 10s
    3. Changing text alignment
      2m 13s
    4. Using picture effects
      5m 54s
    5. Removing backgrounds from photos
      5m 52s
    6. Understanding slide masters
      3m 7s
    7. Changing slide backgrounds
      3m 17s
    8. Adding a logo to the background
      6m 18s
    9. Applying slide transitions
      4m 33s
    10. Saving the design template
      1m 58s
  5. 17m 10s
    1. Creating tables
      2m 2s
    2. Formatting tables
      3m 57s
    3. Pasting tables from Excel
      5m 1s
    4. Creating charts
      2m 16s
    5. Pasting charts from Excel
      3m 54s
  6. 24m 43s
    1. Adding shapes
      3m 0s
    2. Moving, resizing, formatting, and rotating shapes
      5m 14s
    3. Adding text to shapes
      2m 57s
    4. Adding text boxes
      3m 54s
    5. Working with layers (Send to Back and Send to Front)
      5m 17s
    6. Animating text, shapes, and other objects
      4m 21s
  7. 13m 10s
    1. Adding an audio clip
      3m 16s
    2. Adding video
      5m 7s
    3. Cropping video
      4m 47s
  8. 14m 27s
    1. Adding organizational charts
      4m 59s
    2. Adding cycle diagrams, Venn diagrams, and other diagrams
      9m 28s
  9. 26m 40s
    1. Printing a presentation
      5m 22s
    2. Adding speaker notes
      3m 3s
    3. Saving your presentation as a PDF
      3m 12s
    4. Presenting on another laptop (packaging)
      4m 28s
    5. Broadcasting on the web
      3m 52s
    6. Saving as a video
      3m 24s
    7. Using web apps through SharePoint
      3m 19s
  10. 36s
    1. Goodbye
      36s

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