Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting from scratch, part of PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training.
Are you ready to get started?…We're going to fire up Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, and begin with a…completely empty screen.…Just like an empty canvas, it's up to us to fill it up and create something magical -…well, maybe not magical per se, but something that's going to wow our audience.…Whether you're trying to sell them on a new product, deliver the quarterly…results, or improve safety through training, you've got a goal in mind.…As we work through PowerPoint, always keep in mind that goal.…Every action you take, from the colors and fonts you used to the photos you…insert, should take you and your audience one step closer to that goal. All right.…
That's enough pep talk.…Let's get down to business.…There is no sample file for this video;…instead, we're going to launch Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.…Then we'll click on the File menu and head Backstage.…Since we want to start from scratch, we'll click New on the left.…Here's Blank presentation, and we'll use that in a moment.…But for now, let me point out some of these other options.…
- Using the Office 2010 Backstage View
- Using and customizing the Office 2010 ribbon
- Starting a presentation from scratch
- Applying slide layouts for consistency
- Rearranging slides
- Running a presentation for an audience
- Formatting with font, color, bullets, and alignment
- Adding and customizing photos, clip art, shapes, audio, and video
- Applying picture effects such as background removal, brightness, and color effects
- Modifying slide masters
- Adding a logo to the background
- Adding and customizing tables, charts, diagrams, and data from Excel
- Printing a presentation
- Sharing a presentation with others through video, the web, SharePoint, and PDF
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Understanding the PowerPoint 2010 Interface
2. Getting Started
3. Formatting a Presentation
4. Adding Tables and Charts
5. Working with Shapes
6. Adding Audio and Video
7. Adding SmartArt and Diagrams
Adding organizational charts4m 59s
8. Sharing with Others
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