Powerpoint Foundation
•Introduction to PowerPoint
· What is PowerPoint 2000?
· Starting PowerPoint
· The opening PowerPoint screen
· PowerPoint and Microsoft office
· Slides and presentations
· Opening an existing presentation
· Saving a presentation
· Closing a presentation and exiting PowerPoint

The PowerPoint screen and views
· The standard toolbar
· The formatting toolbar
· Status bar
· The view icons
· Normal view
· Outline view
· Slide view
· Slide show view

Using autolayout
· Choosing an autolayout
· The title slide
· Bulleted list
· Two column text
· Table
· Text and chart
· Organization chart
· Chart (i.e. Graphs)
· Text and clipart
· Blank (slide)

Using the autocontent wizard
· Starting the autocontent wizard
· Selecting a presentation type within the autocontent wizard
· Presentation type
· Presentation titles, footers and slide numbers
· Completing the wizard
· The finished presentation
· The presentation content

Creating a simple text slide
· Creating a new blank presentation
· Selecting a slide layout
· Simple text slide
· To insert a new slide
· Deleting and re-ordering slides within a presentation
· Manipulating slide information within normal and outline view
· Creating notes for your slides

 

Formatting and proofing text
· Formatting options
· Select then do!
· Text formatting

•Pictures and backgrounds
· The drawing toolbar
· Using the drawing tools
· Autoshapes
· Using clipart
· Selecting objects
· Grouping and un-grouping objects
· Re-sizing objects
· Aligning objects
· Moving objects
· Rotating objects
· Cutting, copying, pasting and duplicating
· Moving objects forwards or backwards
· Applying and creating color schemes
· Adding a custom background
· The format painter

•Printing a presentation

· How do you want to print your presentation?
· The print dialog box

•Creating and running a slide show
· What is a slide show?
· Navigating through a slide show
· Slide show transitions
· Slide show timings
· Slide show annotations
· Hidden slides
· Animation effects
· Meeting minder
· Slide show shortcuts