Mainsail Suites Hotel
4902 Eisenhower Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33634
1:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012
Course Description:This 3 hour class is a hands-on training session that will cover basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint. The class will use real world business problems as the focus for teaching all the concepts and students will do an exercise after each topic to practice what they have learned.Prerequisites:Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Mouse Usage, and Typing (30 WPM)Course Topics:· Run Microsoft PowerPoint· Display or hide Toolbars· Create a new slide show- Choose a Layout style if the default is unacceptable· Slide Types- Title Slide (slide 1)- Content Slides (slides 2 – N)· Create a new slide show· Display/Hide the Ruler· Components of a Title Slide- Title- Subtitle· Enter text for Title Slide- Title (can delete Title Object and replace with Company Logo)- Subtitle· Add a border and/or color to an object· Insert a New Slide (Content Slide)- Inserted after the slide you are on- By default, new slides are Content Slides· Components of a Content Slide- Title Object (Slide Title)- Content Object (Bullet Point Text, Drawing Objects, Text Objects, Clip Art, Pictures,
Animated GIFs, etc.)· Enter text for first Content Slide- Title- Bullet Pointso Increase Indento Decrease Indent· View a slide show· View modes & purpose of each- Normal- Slide Sorter- Slide Show- Master o Slideo Handouto Notes· Save a slide show for the first time and give it a name· Save additions/changes to a slide show· Set autosave option to automatically save your slide show every N minutes· Close a PowerPoint Slide Show· Exit Microsoft PowerPoint· Open an existing PowerPoint Slide Show to edit it· Make global font replacements (font size not impacted)· Format text (change bullet character, font, font size, bold, italicize, underline, color)- On individual slideo Only applied to slide being edited- On Slide Mastero Automatically applied to all slides in the slide show· Position text in a paragraph (align left, center, align right, or justify/block)· Set line spacing between lines in a slide· Replace a word or phrase throughout a slide show· Make global changes to words or phrases throughout a document· Cut/Paste (or Copy/Paste) Text within a slide or across slides· Move the position of one or more slide within a slide show· Apply a design template as the background for all slides· Create slide transition effects· Set Customer Animation Schemes- Display bullet points one at a time (controlled by mouse click or timing) and apply special effects to each bullet point as it is displayed (e.g. flash or spin)o Must first set up bullet points as individual text objects- Can also control how the bullet text displays after the animation (e.g. grayed out to indicated the point has already been covered.)- Can also display the text for each bullet point one letter at a time, one word at a time, or the entire bullet text at one· Inserting special symbols (e.g. copyright symbol) into a slide· Create a Footer for all pages in the slide show- Date- Title (e.g. TBWA CARC Statistics)- Page #· Insert clip art or pictures into a slide· Insert animated GIF or movie files into a slide· Create custom pictures on a slide using the Drawing Tool- Squares and rectangles- Circles and oblongs- Text boxes- Lines and lines with arrow heads- WordArt- Organizational Charts- Autoshapes (too many types to mention here – way cool)· Insert Excel Graphs on a slide- Copy Graph from Excel Spreadsheet and Paste into desired slideo Graph is static/hard coded and won’t be updated if you change the graph in Excel – must paste in new version every time graph changes- Link Graph in Spreadsheet into desired slide in slide show o Graph is automatically updated in slide show whenever data/graph in Excel changes but Excel spreadsheet must accompany slide show for this to work) · Print out a copy of a document- Set global print optionso Identify pages to print from documento Number of copies to printo Number of slides to print per pageo Whether to print Notes Pages o Printing in pure black and white (to ensure all text and graphics print in sharp black and white vs. shades of gray)- Use Properties button o Set page orientation (portrait or landscape) for the documento Open multiple slide shows and copy data from one and paste into the other
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