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Power Changing Point

Power Changing Point

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Author: Mary Stanfield
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Microsoft PowerPoint is actually quite user friendly if you are already familiar with the Microsoft Office environment. To create a slide show, simply open the program, and follow the prompts to start creating your presentation. You can also choose from the included templates that Microsoft provides or browse for more online! Microsoft PowerPoint can be used for various tasks and duties. It is mostly used for presentations either for educational uses or for business use. Since the program is complex in the way that you are able to customize and design your presentation, you can make a simple or extremely ellaborate presentation. Your imagination is your key and limit with PowerPoint.

PowerPoint is a presentation software program that is part of the Microsoft Office package.

PowerPoint uses a graphical approach to presentations in the form of slide shows that accompany the oral delivery of the topic. This program is widely used in business and classrooms and is an effective tool when used for training purposes.

PowerPoint is one of the simplest computer programs to learn. It is the number 1 program used worldwide for presentations. Anyone can create stunning presentations that look like they were designed by a professional.

PowerPoint presentations can be made into photo albums, complete with music or narrations, to distribute on CDs or DVDs. If you are in the sales field, it involves just a few simple clicks to add an illustrative chart of data or an organizational chart of your company's structure. Make your presentation into a web page for emailing purposes or as a promotion displayed on your company's website.

It is easy to customize presentations with your company logo and to dazzle your audience by using one of the many design templates that come with the programs. Many more free add-ins and templates are available online from Microsoft and a host of other websites. In addition to an on screen slide show, PowerPoint has printing options that allow the presenter to provide handouts and outlines for the audience as well as notes pages for the speaker to refer to during the presentation.

All in all, PowerPoint is a "one-stop-shop" to create successful presentations for the business world, the classroom or just for your own personal use.

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Tutorial

Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

This tutorial will show you how to create a basic presentation with slide transitions and animations then save it as a PowerPoint show.

Create your Powerpoint presentation

 

Goals

 You will be able to:

  • Put text and pictures on slides.
  • Navigate in the PowerPoint window.
  • Apply a design template.
  • Arrange slide content by using layouts.
  • Print handouts and notes.
  • Prepare to give the show.

You've been asked to put together a presentation using PowerPoint, and you have no idea how to begin.

Get equipped with the skills to do the job. We're not talking fancy; the goal is to prepare you with the basics — how to put content on slides and get ready to present a show. The bells and whistles can come later.