Category Archives: PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Advanced Presentation Options – Lesson 24

There are many things to keep in mind when giving a presentation. How long will your presentation last? What will you say? If you’re not in the same location as your audience, how will they view it? Fortunately, PowerPoint 2010 offers a number of tools to help you ensure that your presentation goes smoothly. In […]

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PowerPoint 2010: Reviewing Presentations – Lesson 23

Before presenting  your PowerPoint presentation, you might decide to ask someone else to look over it. The two of you might even collaborate on a presentation. If you were revising a hard copy of a report, you might add comments in the margins or compare your rough and final drafts side by side. You can […]

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Charts – Lesson 22

A chart is a tool you can use to communicate your data graphically. Displaying charts in PowerPoint allows your audience to see the meaning behind the numbers, and they make showing comparisons and trends a lot easier. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert charts and modify them so that they communicate information effectively.

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Tables – Lesson 21

Tables are another tool you can use to display information in PowerPoint 2010. Atable is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns. Tables can be customized and are useful for various tasks such as presenting text information and numerical data. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert tables, apply table styles, and format tables using various commands.

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PowerPoint 2010: Hyperlinks and Action Buttons – Lesson 20

Whenever you use the Web, you are using hyperlinks to navigate from one web page to another. If you want to include a web address or email address in your PowerPoint presentation, you can choose to format them as hyperlinks that a person can click on. It’s also possible to link to files and other slides within a presentation. It’s easy […]

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PowerPoint 2010: SmartArt Illustrations – Lesson 19

SmartArt allows you to visually communicate information rather than simply using text. Illustrations can really enhance your presentation, and SmartArt makes using graphics especially easy. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert a SmartArt graphic, modify the colorand effects, and change the organization of the graphic.

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PowerPoint 2010: Inserting Audio – Lesson 18

PowerPoint allows you to add sound to your presentation, which opens up a lot of possibilities. Perhaps you want to add background music to one slide, asound effect to another, and maybe even add some narration or commentaryto a few slides. You can either add an audio file from your computer, or you can browse PowerPoint’s collection of Clip Art Audio. You can then edit […]

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PowerPoint 2010: Inserting Videos – Lesson 17

Videos are a great way to make your presentations more engaging for your audience. PowerPoint allows you to insert a video from a file on your computer or from a web site such as YouTube. You can even edit the video within PowerPoint and customize its appearance with a Video Style. In this lesson, you […]

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PowerPoint 2010: Animating Text and Objects – Lesson 16

In PowerPoint you can animate text and objects such as clip art, shapes, and pictures. Animation, or movement, on the slide can be used to draw theaudience’s attention to specific content or to make the slide easier to read. In this lesson, you will learn how to add animation effects to text and objects andcustomize them.

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PowerPoint 2010: Arranging Objects – Lesson 15

In PowerPoint, each slide may have multiple items, such as pictures, shapes and text boxes. PowerPoint lets you arrange the objects the way you want byaligning, grouping, rotating, and ordering them in various ways. In this lesson, you will learn how to align objects across the slide, group multiple objects into one object, and order objects from front to back.

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