PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies
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Get up and running with this full-color guide to PowerPoint 2013!
PowerPoint, the number one presentation software, has been revised and improved with the introduction of Microsoft Office 2013. With this all-new, full-color book by your side, you will learn how to take full advantage of all of PowerPoint's powerful and dynamic capabilities. Bestselling veteran For Dummies, author Doug Lowe breaks it all down so that you can create a powerful and effective slideshow presentation with the new wide-screen theme and variant that incorporates videos, pictures, and shapes, and allows you to create customized icons using powerful tools.
- Shows you how to create presentations with pizzazz using the new collection of themes, and then helps you align shapes, text boxes, and graphics
- Zeroes in on all of PowerPoint's updated features, such as zooming in and out smoothly, switch slides easily (in or out of sequence), and projecting to a second screen
- Explains how to Place and track comments next to the text you're discussing so everyone can see who replied to whom, and when
- Highlights ways to work with hyperlinks, create web pages with PowerPoint, video edit, and much more
PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies points you to the power of this updated application so that you can create effective and impressive presentations.
list? In that case, you can type the first half of the list on one slide and then type the second half of the list on a second slide. Next, right-click the first item on the second slide and choose Bullets and Numbering from the menu that appears. Then, change the Start At value to the number at which you want the second part of the list to begin. For example, if the first slide has five numbered items, change the Start At value for the first item on the second slide to 6. Setting tabs and
6. Click the color that you want and then click OK. After you click OK, you’re whisked back to the Create New Theme Colors dialog box. 7. (Optional) Repeat Steps 3 through 6 for any other colors you want to change. 8. Click Save. The new color scheme is saved. The Standard tab of the Colors dialog box (refer to Figure 8-6) shows 127 popular colors, plus white, black, and shades of gray. If you want to use a color that doesn’t appear in the dialog box, click
presentation has at least three Masters: Slide Master: Dictates the format of your slides You work with this Master most often when you tweak your slides to cosmetic perfection. Handout Master: Controls the look of printed handouts Notes Master: Determines the characteristics of printed speaker notes Each Master specifies the appearance of text (font, size, and color, for example), slide background color, animation effects, and any additional text or other objects
and then press Ctrl+D. To delete a Slide Master, click the Master that you want to delete. Then click the Delete Master button in the Slide Master tab on the Ribbon (located in the Edit Master group). Or, just press Delete. Applying Masters If you have created multiple Masters for a presentation, you can select which Master to use for each slide in your presentation. To apply a Master to one or more slides, follow these steps: 1. Select the slide or slides to which you want
be artists. Of course, this procedure won’t be without its side effects: Some will develop an insatiable craving for croissants, and others will inexplicably develop French accents and whack off their ears. But artists we shall be. Until then, we have to rely on clip art pictures, pictures we’ve found on the Internet, or pictures that we scanned into the computer with a scanner or took with a digital camera. In this chapter, you find out about the different types of computer pictures