The PowerPoint workbook

PowerPoint presentations have become powerful tools for conveying ideas to an audience. The WARP! PowerPoint course leads your learners through a series of hands-on exercises, with detailed instructions enhanced by shots of the slides your learners are attempting to create. The learner will be lead through the essentials of discovering the software interface before being launched into the creation of a simple yet attractive presentation. Courseware for PowerPoint 2010, PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2003, PowerPoint XP 2002, PowerPoint 2000 and PowerPoint 97.

Table of contents: (PowerPoint 2010 courseware)

Chapter What your students will learn

CHAPTER 1 -
Getting Started
  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Title Bar
  • File Ribbon tab - Opening a File
  • Status Bar
  • The Ribbon
  • Scrollbars
  • Dialog Boxes
  • Customizing PowerPoint (The Ruler and Guides)
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • PowerPoint Options
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Undo your last action and Redo
  • Closing a Presentation
  • Exiting PowerPoint

CHAPTER 2 -
Views in PowerPoint
  • What are "Views"?
  • Normal View
  • The Slide pane
  • Slides tab
  • Outline tab
  • Slide Sorter View
  • Notes Page View
  • Speaker Notes
  • Reading View
  • Slide Show View

CHAPTER 3 -
Creating a New Presentation
  • Templates

CHAPTER 4 -
Formatting Text
  • Adding text to the Outline tab and to Slides
  • Adding text with bullet formatting
  • Font Formatting
  • Text Alignment
  • Case Formatting
  • Replacing Fonts
  • Bullet Formatting
  • Line and Paragraph Space formatting
  • Finding text
  • Replacing text
  • Spell Checker
  • Set Language
  • Translate

CHAPTER 5 -
Formatting Slides
  • New Slide
  • Layouts
  • Changing Slide Layout
  • Themes
  • Theme Colors
  • Theme Fonts
  • Theme Effects
  • Customizing Themes
  • Saving and Deleting Custom Themes
  • Background
  • Format Painter
  • Reset Slide Background
  • Deleting a slide and Undelete a slide

CHAPTER 6 -
Adding Objects to Slides
  • Shapes
  • Resizing and Moving shapes
  • Changing Color and Dimension of a shape
  • Adding text to Shapes
  • Word wrapping
  • Adjusting Shape
  • Clip Art
  • Clip Organizer
  • WordArt
  • Organization Charts - SmartArt
  • Creating Charts/Graphs
  • Entering Data
  • Chart Type
  • Chart Titles
  • Data Labels
  • Creating and Formatting a Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
  • Importing Charts from MS Excel - Embedding
  • Microsoft Word Document table
  • Adding text
  • Using Table Styles
  • Importing Tables from MS Word - Embedding
  • OLE
  • Linking an Object
  • Editing the Source File
  • Updating Links
  • Breaking a Link
  • Converting to a PowerPoint object
  • Videos
  • Audio

CHAPTER 7 -
Using Masters
  • Slide Master
  • Formatting text in Slide Master
  • Adding Objects to a Master
  • Notes Master
  • Handout Master
  • Title Master
  • Headers and Footers
  • Date and Page Numbering

CHAPTER 8 -
Setting Up a Slide Show
  • Rehearse Timings
  • Slide Transitions
  • Transition Effect
  • Transition Sound
  • Slide Timing
  • Previewing a Slide Transition
  • Hiding Slides
  • Revealing a hidden slide during a presentation
  • Animating Text
  • Adding an Effect
  • Animation Pane
  • Effect Options
  • Animating Objects

CHAPTER 9 -
Printing a Presentation
  • Page Setup
  • Print Preview
  • Printing Slides, Notes, Handouts and Outlines
  • Viewing slides in Black and White (Grayscale)

CHAPTER 10 -
Using Help
  • Starting Help
  • Table of Contents
  • Search Offline Help
  • Search Online Help
  • [F1] Help