PowerPoint Outline


Lesson 1 -  Exploring PowerPoint

Working with PowerPoint

Starting PowerPoint

Using the PowerPoint Interface

Using the File Tab

Using the Ribbon

Working with Groups

Working with the Contextual Tabs

Working with the Galleries

Working with Quick Styles

Using the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Using the Mini Toolbar

Using Live Preview

Exiting PowerPoint


Lesson 2 -  Using Basic Presentation Skills

Entering Text into a Presentation

Saving a New Presentation

Closing a Presentation

Creating a New Presentation

Opening an Existing Presentation

Adding a New Slide
Renaming an Existing Presentation


Lesson 3 -  Working with Presentations

Creating a Custom Layout

Applying a Theme

Applying a Background Style

Changing Slide Orientation

Changing the Magnification

Adding Speaker Notes

Switching Views


Lesson 4 -  Using the Outline Tab

Working with the Outline Tab

Collapsing and Expanding Slides

Demoting and Promoting Text Lines

Moving Text Lines

Adding Slides in the Outline Tab

Deleting Slides from the Outline Tab

Rearranging Slides in the Outline Tab


Lesson 5 -  Editing and Proofing Text

Selecting Text

Deleting Slide Items

Moving/Copying Text between Slides

Using the Paste Options Button

Using the Clipboard Task Pane

Using Undo and Redo

Finding and Replacing Text

Checking Spelling as You Type

Running the Spelling Checker

Creating an AutoCorrect Entry

Using the AutoCorrect Options Button

Displaying Smart Tags in a Presentation

Importing Text from Word


Lesson 6 -  Printing

Printing Presentations

Selecting Page Setup Options

Previewing a Presentation

Printing Slides

Printing Speaker Notes

Printing Outlines

Printing Handouts

Creating Headers and Footers


Lesson 7 -  Using Slide Sorter View

Selecting Multiple Slides

Moving Slides in Slide Sorter View

Duplicating Slides in Slide Sorter View

Copying Slides in Slide Sorter View

Deleting Slides in Slide Sorter View


Lesson 8 -  Editing Multiple Presentations

Viewing Multiple Presentations

Copying Text between Presentations

Copying Slides between Presentations

Copying Slides with Drag and Drop


Lesson 9 -  Using Graphic Images

Working with Graphics

Using the Clip Art Task Pane

Using Slide Layouts

Inserting a Picture

Cropping a Picture

Moving a Graphic

Resizing a Graphic

Formatting a Graphic

Recoloring a Graphic

Inserting Media

Organizing Media


Lesson 10 -  Using Slide Show View

Running a Slide Show

Navigating a Slide Show

Creating a Custom Show


Lesson 11 -  Creating Basic Charts

Inserting a Chart

Deleting Data from the Datasheet

Entering Data into the Datasheet

Changing the Chart Type

Applying a Chart Style and Layout

Displaying Chart Analysis

Inserting Pictures

Formatting your Chart Background


Lesson 12 -  Using Tables

Creating a PowerPoint Table

Inserting a PowerPoint Table

Drawing a PowerPoint Table

Inserting a Word Table

Inserting an Excel Spreadsheet

Adjusting Table Cells

Selecting Rows and Columns

Inserting Rows and Columns

Applying a Table Style

Editing the Table Color

Adding Table Effects

Formatting Table Text using QuickStyles

Adding Table Borders


Lesson 13 -  Using SmartArt

Inserting a SmartArt Object

Formatting a SmartArt Object Color

Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object

Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object

Formatting Text Within a SmartArt Object

Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object

Grouping SmartArt Objects

Lesson 14 - Using Media

Inserting an Embedded Video

Inserting a YouTube or Bing Video

Setting Video Preferences

Inserting Audio

Recording Audio

Setting Audio Preferences


Lesson 15 -  Inserting a Photo Album

Inserting Pictures from a File

Adding Captions

Applying a Theme to your Album

Customizing the Album Layout

Lesson 16 -  Applying Special Effects

Applying Slide Transitions

Applying an Animation Scheme

Animating Text and Objects

Setting Animation Timing

Animating a Chart

Inserting Sounds and Video

Changing Multimedia Settings

Inserting Animated GIF's


Lesson 17 -  Setting Up the Slide Show

Setting Automatic Slide Timings

Setting Up a Continuous Loop

Hiding a Slide

Rehearsing Slide Transition Timings


Lesson 18 -  Presenting to a Wider Audience

Sharing Presentation Ideas

Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation

Packaging a Presentation for CD

Using the PowerPoint Viewer

Formatting a Presentation for the Web

Inspecting the Document

Encrypting the Presentation

Adding a Digital Signature

Granting Permissions

Annotating a Presentation

Compressing Pictures

Sending in PDF Format