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Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Tutorial

Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 provides a complete set of tools for creating powerful presentations. Organize and format your material easily, illustrate your points with your own images or with clip art, and even broadcast your presentations over the Web. Virtual Training Company author Angie Rawling shows you how to get the most out of this application. In this 8-hour tutorial, she explains the basics of PowerPoint, how to create and modify presentations, clip art and drawing tools, printing and packaging, and more. You can start to learn now by clicking one of the PowerPoint subjects below.

PowerPoint Basics

About PowerPoint
Getting Started
Menus,Toolbars, Sections & Scrolling
PowerPoint Views
Moving Between Slides
Opening & Switching Between Slide Shows
Saving & Exiting

Creating New Presentations

Intro to Creating Presentations
Using the Auto Content Wizard
Pre-Built Presentations
Blank Presentations
Presentations Designs
Adding and Deleting Slides

Modifying Presentations

Adding and Moving Text
Changing Type Attributes
Title Master vs. Slide Master
Adding Headers
Changing the Slide Master
Modifying Backgrounds
Patterned Backgrounds
Saving Files
Changing Templates

Working with Text

The Outline View
Typing in Outline View
Promoting & Demoting
Cutting & Pasting
Moving Text in Outline view
Collapsing and Expanding Slides
Importing Text
Creating a Summary Slide
Reapplying the Master Slide
Line Spacing
Setting Tabs
Changing Bullets
Removing Bullets
Spell Checking
Style Checker

Working with Clip Art

Inserting Clip Art
Moving, Sizing, Nudging
The Picture Toolbar
Adjusting Contrast & Brightness
The Crop Tool
Changing Colors
Formatting the Picture
Removing Embedded Information
Selecting, Moving and Resizing Multiple Objects
Importing Photographs
Adding Sound
Adding Movies
Downloading from Internet

Drawing Tools

The Drawing Toolbar
Rectangles and Ovals
Drawing Lines
Order of Objects
Adding Text
Word Art
Word Art Options
Adding Shadows
3D Effects
Auto Shapes Curve
Auto Shapes Freeform
Auto Shapes Scribble
Auto Shapes Connector Lines
Auto Shapes Shapes

Charts and Tables

Creating a Chart
Changing Type of Chart
Formatting the Chart area
Editing the Data Series
Formatting Individual areas
Editing the Datasheet
Inserting an Excel Chart
Inserting a Word Table
Creating Charts/Tables from the Toolbar
Inserting an Organization Chart
Editing an Organization Chart

Adding Links and Animation

Adding an Action Button
Editing an Action Button
Adding Actions to PowerPoint Objects
Linking to the Internet
Custom Animation
Custom Animation Charts
Custom Animation Toolbar

Running Presentations

Slider Sorter options
Adding Transitions
Adding Effects
Rehearse Timings
Recording Sound
Custom Shows
Setting up the Show
View on Different Computers

Printing and Packaging

Preparing & Printing Speaker Notes
Preparing for Remote Use of Presentation

Putting it all Together

Create a Design Template
Adding Text in Outline View
Setting Slides 1 through 2
Adding a Chart
Adding Clip Art
Setting up the Slide Show
Running the Slide Show

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