Chapter 3

How to use tables and multimedia (pictures, sound, video) to enhance your presentation.

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Chapter 4

Introducing animation, Word Art and Text Art to your presentation

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Chapter 5

Creating and managing your slide show

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Begin Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is compatible with most operating systems including Windows and MAC OSX. The start-up steps may differ depending on the operating system installed on your computer.

Example

 

Windows 7:

 

  • Click the Start Button on the taskbar.
  • Select All Programs.
  • Click on Microsoft Office and select PowerPoint.
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Alternatively

 

  • Click the Start Button, enter the cursor in the search area provided (at the bottom of the menu)
  • Search for PowerPoint.
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Windows 8:                                         

From the Start screen, click the down arrow.

 

  • Locate the PowerPoint application tile and click on it.

Alternatively

  • From the Start screen, click the search icon.  
  • Search for PowerPoint.

Windows 10:

Click on the Start button.

 

  • Click on All Apps.
  • Scroll to PowerPoint and click on the icon (PowerPoint may also be under the Microsoft Office start menu folder).

Alternatively

  • Click the search icon on the Taskbar.
  • Search for PowerPoint

 

MAC OSX:

  • Click on Go on the Menu Bar.
  • Select Applications.
  • Scroll to PowerPoint and click on the icon (PowerPoint may also be under the Microsoft Office start menu folder).

Alternatively

  • Click the search icon on the Menu Bar.
  • Search for PowerPoint.