Table of Contents
I. POWERPOINT BASICS.
1. Introducing PowerPoint 2000.
PowerPoint Overview. Understanding What PowerPoint Can Do. Exploring New PowerPoint 2000 Features. Exploring the PowerPoint Desktop. Getting Help. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
2. Creating a Basic Presentation.
Understanding PowerPoint Presentations. Using the AutoContent Wizard. Creating a Presentation Using a Design Template. Creating a Blank Presentation. Saving a Presentation. Opening a Presentation. Deleting a Presentation. Renaming a Presentation. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
II. EDITING AND FORMATTING PRESENTATIONS.
3. Working with Text.
Understanding PowerPoint's Text Capabilities. Adding Text. Formatting Text. Using Bullets. Using Numbered Lists. Checking Spelling and Style. Running a Spelling and Style Check. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
4. Working with Tables.
Understanding Tables in PowerPoint. Adding a Table. Formatting a Table. Deleting Tables and Table Contents. Drawing a Table. Inserting a Word Table. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
5. Organizing Your Presentation in Outline View.
Exploring PowerPoint's Outlining Features. Organizing Presentations. Understanding Outline View. Using the Outlining Toolbar. Importing Outlines from Microsoft Word and Other Programs. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
6. Formatting Slides and Presentations.
Exploring PowerPoint Formatting Options. Adding Slides. Deleting Slides. Rearranging Slides. Adding Comments to Slides. Using the Slide SorterView. Moving and Copying Slides from One Presentation to Another. Applying a New Design Template. Creating Your Own Design Template. Choosing a New Slide Color Scheme. Applying a Background. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
III. MAKING PRESENTATIONS.
7. Presenting a Slide Show.
Planning a Show. Recording a Voice Narration. Rehearsing Timings. Working with Custom Shows. Inserting Slides from Other Presentations. Previewing Your Show. Using the Pack and Go Wizard. Using the PowerPoint Viewer. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
8. Creating and Printing Presentation Materials.
Exploring Presentation Output Options. Creating Notes and Handouts. Setting Page Setup Options. Printing PowerPoint Presentations. Customizing Headers and Footers. Printing a PowerPoint Presentation in Microsoft Word. Creating Overheads and 35mm Slides. Ensuring a Smooth Print Process. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
IV. WORKING WITH GRAPHICS, CHARTS, AND MULTIMEDIA.
9. Working with Charts.
Exploring PowerPoint Chart Possibilities. Understanding Charts in PowerPoint. Adding a Chart. Selecting a Chart Type. Entering Data in the Datasheet. Formatting a Chart. Adding a Trendline. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
10. Working with Organization Charts.
Understanding Organization Charts. Creating an Organization Chart. Choosing a Style. Adding Staff Members. Formatting Your Chart. Viewing an Organization Chart. Modifying and Saving Organization Charts. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
11. Working with WordArt and Clip Art.
Exploring the Capabilities of WordArt and Clip Art. Understanding WordArt. Understanding Clip Art. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
12. Creating and Formatting Objects.
Exploring Object Creation and Formatting. Using the Drawing Toolbar to Create Objects. Specifying Colors. Using the Format Dialog Box. Formatting a Text Box. Manipulating Objects. Adding Shadow and 3D Effects. Setting Object Order. Aligning Objects. Grouping Objects. Rotating and Flipping Objects. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
13. Adding Movies and Sound.
Exploring Movies and Sound in PowerPoint. Understanding Sound and Video Files. Inserting Media Clips. Inserting Your Own Sound File. Inserting Your Own Movie File. Recording Sound Files. Playing a CD Audio Track. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
14. Working with Animation.
Understanding Animation. Setting Slide Transitions. Using Preset Animation. Creating Custom Animations. Using Action Settings. Using Action Buttons. Using the Animation Effects Toolbar. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
V. WORKING WITH POWERPOINT ON THE WEB.
15. Using PowerPoint's Web Features.
Working with Hyperlinks. Linking to the Web During a Presentation. Publishing to the Internet. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
16. Working with Web Scripts.
Understanding Web Scripts. Creating and Editing Web Scripts. Arranging Your Scripts. Testing a Web Script. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
17. Using Online Broadcasts and Meetings.
Creating and Running an Online Broadcast. Interactive Online Meetings. Participating in Web Discussions. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
VI. ADVANCED POWERPOINT.
18. Integrating with Office 2000.
Linking Office Objects. Using Paste Special to Create a Link. Working with Embedded Office Objects. Using Word Tables. Using PowerPoint Presentations in Other Applications. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
19. Working with PowerPoint Macros.
Understanding Macros. Creating a Macro. Editing a Macro. Deleting a Macro. Running a Macro from the Toolbar. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
20. Customizing PowerPoint.
Customizing Toolbars. Customizing Menu Commands. Setting PowerPoint Options. Specifying Page Setup. Setting Presentation Properties. Using Add-In Programs. Working with Slide Masters. Troubleshooting. Design Corner.
VII. FROM CONCEPT TO DELIVERY.
21. The Message—Scripting the Concept.
Experiencing Ideas. Making a Lasting Impression. Constructing the Argument. Qualifying the Participants. Assuring Consistency. Troubleshooting.
22. The Media—Designing Visual Support
Bringing Your Story to Life. Choosing a Medium for Your Message. Controlling Eye Movement. Using Color. Troubleshooting.
23. The Mechanics of Form—Developing External Presentation Skills.
Understanding the Outside. Conquering Fear. Using Your Body. Making Eye Contact. Using Your Voice. Troubleshooting.
24. The Mechanics of Function—Developing Internal Presentation Skills.
Putting Yourself First. Using Your Mind. Using Your Heart. Troubleshooting.
25. Techniques and Technicalities.
Dealing with the Conditions. Dressing the Part. Setting the Stage. Using Technology. Troubleshooting.
26. Presenting in a Variety of Settings.
Adapting to Everyday Environments. Getting Up Close and Personal. Working in Remote Locations. Picturing Yourself on TV. Playing to the Camera. Troubleshooting.
Appendix A. Troubleshooting PowerPoint.
Dealing with Error Messages and Prompts. Resolving Problems.
Appendix B. Using PowerPoint's Foreign Language Capabilities.
Understanding PowerPoint's Multiple Language Features. Changing the User Interface and Online Help Language. Enabling Multiple Language Editing. Checking Spelling in Another Language. Troubleshooting.
Appendix C. What's on the CD?