PowerPoint 2003 Foundation Courseware

Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Training Materials

Foundation Level Training Materials

Training Course Outline

 

1. INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 2003

WHAT IS POWERPOINT?

  •     Understanding Microsoft PowerPoint 2003
  •     Choosing between Presentation Types
  •     Understanding File Types
  •     Using the Microsoft Web Site

THE POWERPOINT ENVIRONMENT

  •     Working with the PowerPoint Window
  •     Using the Slide Pane
  •     Using the Outline and Slides Tabs
  •     Using the Task Pane
  •     Using the Notes Pane

THE DIFFERENT POWERPOINT VIEWS

  •     Understanding the Normal View
  •     Understanding the Slide Sorter View
  •     Understanding the Slide Show View
  •     Understanding the Notes View

TOOLBARS

  •     Using Toolbars
  •     Showing a Toolbar
  •     Hiding a Toolbar
  •     Moving a Toolbar
  •     Using the Standard Toolbar
  •     Using the Formatting Toolbar
  •     Using the Drawing Toolbar

GETTING HELP

  •     Using the Ask a Question Box
  •     Understanding the Microsoft Office Assistant
  •     Displaying the Office Assistant
  •     Displaying Tips through the Office Assistant
  •     Customizing the Office Assistant
  •     Using Tips of the Day
  •     Hiding the Office Assistant

2. PRESENTATIONS AND SLIDES

CREATING AND OPENING PRESENTATIONS

  •     Displaying the New Presentation Pane
  •     Opening an Existing Presentation
  •     Creating a New Blank Presentation
  •     Creating a New Presentation from a Design Template
  •     Creating a New Presentation using the AutoContent Wizard
  •     Creating a New Presentation from an Existing Presentation
  •     Creating a New Presentation from Templates
  •     Understanding the Basic Search Pane
  •     Displaying the Basic Search Pane
  •     Searching for Files
  •     Customizing Searches
  •     Using Search Results

MANAGING PRESENTATIONS

  •     Saving a Presentation
  •     Saving a Backup Copy
  •     Saving a Presentation as a Template
  •     Saving a Presentation as a Web Page
  •     Saving Summary Information
  •     Password Protecting a Presentation
  •     Closing Presentations

MANAGING SLIDES

  •     Inserting a New Slide
  •     Inserting a Duplicate Slide
  •     Reordering Slides
  •     Copying Slides
  •     Deleting Slides

3. USING MASTER PAGES

WORKING WITH SLIDE MASTERS

  •     Understanding Slide Masters
  •     Displaying the Slide Master
  •     Inserting a New Slide Master
  •     Inserting a Duplicate Slide Master
  •     Understanding Title Masters
  •     Inserting a New Title Master
  •     Applying Multiple Slide and Title Masters to a Presentation
  •     Preserving a Slide Master
  •     Restoring Slide and Title Mastes
  •     Deleting Slide and Title Masters
  •     Renaming a Slide Master
  •     Exiting the Slide Master View

WORKING WITH THE HANDOUT MASTER

  •     Understanding the Handout Master
  •     Displaying the Handout Master
  •     Showing the Slide Position on the Handout Master
  •     Showing the Outline Position on the Handout Master
  •     Restoring the Handout Master
  •     Exiting the Handout Master View

WORKING WITH THE NOTES MASTER

  •     Understanding the Notes Master
  •     Displaying the Notes Master
  •     Restoring the Notes Master
  •     Exiting the Notes Master View

4. FORMATTING AND EDITING SLIDES

WORKING WITH SLIDE LAYOUTS

  •     Understanding Slide Layouts
  •     Displaying the Slide Layout Pane
  •     Applying Text Layouts
  •     Applying Content Layouts
  •     Applying Text and Content Layouts
  •     Applying Other Layouts
  •     Using Smart Tags – Automatic Layouts

APPLYING BACKGROUNDS

  •     Understanding Backgrounds
  •     Selecting a Slide Background Color
  •     Selecting a Slide Background Fill Effect
  •     Applying a Slide Background Color or Fill Effect
  •     Selecting a Handout Background Color
  •     Selecting a Handout Background Fill Effect
  •     Applying a Handout Background Color or Fill Effect
  •     Selecting a Notes Page Background Color
  •     Selecting a Notes Page Background Fill Effect
  •     Applying a Notes Page Background Color or Fill Effect
  •     Omitting Background Graphics from the Master

MODIFYING SLIDE ATTRIBUTES

  •     Altering Slide Placeholders
  •     Altering Handout and Notes Pages Placeholders
  •     Inserting Headers and Footers
  •     Inserting Slide Numbers
  •     Adding the Date and Time to Slides
  •     Adding Page Numbers and the Date and Time to Handouts and Notes

PARAGRAPH SETTINGS

  •     Changing Indentation Settings
  •     Changing Tab Settings
  •     Changing Paragraph Indentations
  •     Changing Paragraph Alignment
  •     Setting Line Spacing

BULLETS AND NUMBERING

  •     About Bullets and Numbering
  •     Adding or Deleting Bullets or Numbering
  •     Changing Bullets or Numbering Style
  •     Changing Bullets or Numbering Size
  •     Changing Bullets or Numbering Color
  •     Changing the Starting Number in a Numbering List
  •     Creating Custom Bullets
  •     Inserting a Picture as a Bullet

5. FORMATTING AND EDITING TEXT

ADDING TEXT TO A SLIDE

  •     Adding Placeholder Text
  •     Adding Text Box Text
  •     Adding WordArt Text
  •     Adding Notes
  •     Using Smart Tags – AutoFit

FORMATTING TEXT

  •     Selecting a Word
  •     Selecting All Text in a Text Placeholder or Text Box
  •     Changing the Font Size
  •     Changing the Font Style
  •     Changing the Font Color
  •     Making Text Bold, Italic, Underlined, or Shadowed
  •     Changing Font Case
  •     Replacing Fonts
  •     Using the Format Painter
  •     Deleting Text

USING UNDO AND REDO

  •     Undoing the Last Action
  •     Undoing Multiple Actions
  •     Redoing the Last Undo
  •     Redoing Multiple Undos

USING FIND AND REPLACE

  •     Finding Text
  •     Replacing Text

USING SPELL CHECK

  •     Checking Spelling
  •     Using Spell Check Options
  •     Using Smart Tags – AutoCorrect

USING THE CLIPBOARD

  •     Understanding the Clipboard
  •     Displaying the Clipboard Task Pane
  •     Copying or Cutting Items to the Office Clipboard
  •     Pasting a Single Item from the Office Clipboard
  •     Pasting all Items from the Office Clipboard
  •     Deleting Items from the Office Clipboard
  •     Clearing the Office Clipboard
  •     Using Smart Tags – Paste Option

6. SLIDE DESIGN

WORKING WITH SLIDE DESIGN

  •     Understanding Slide Design
  •     Displaying the Slide Design Pane

USING DESIGN TEMPLATES

  •     Understanding Design Templates
  •     Applying a Design Template to One Slide
  •     Applying a Design Template to All Slides
  •     Applying Slide Masters as Design Templates

ADDING COLOR SCHEMES

  •     Understanding Color Schemes
  •     Applying a Color Scheme to One Slide
  •     Applying a Color Scheme to All Slides
  •     Customizing Color Schemes
  •     Applying Color Schemes to Notes or Handouts

APPLYING ANIMATION SCHEMES

  •     Understanding Animation Schemes
  •     Applying an Animation Scheme to One Slide
  •     Applying an Animation Scheme to All Slides
  •     Using the Custom Animation Pane
  •     Using the Slide Transition Pane

7. DRAWINGS AND PICTURES

DRAWING LINES AND SHAPES

  •     Drawing a Line
  •     Drawing an Arrow
  •     Drawing a Rectangle
  •     Drawing an Oval
  •     Changing Fill Color
  •     Changing Line Color
  •     Changing Line Style
  •     Changing Dash Style
  •     Changing Arrow Style
  •     Adding Shadow Style
  •     Adding 3D Style
  •     Resizing Objects
  •     Moving Objects

USING AUTOSHAPES

  •     Understanding AutoShapes
  •     Using the AutoShapes Toolbar
  •     Adding an AutoShape Line
  •     Adding an AutoShape Connector
  •     Adding an AutoShape Basic Shape
  •     Adding an AutoShape Block Arrow
  •     Adding an AutoShape Flowchart
  •     Adding AutoShape Stars and Banners
  •     Adding AutoShape Callouts
  •     Adding AutoShape Action Buttons
  •     Adding More AutoShapes

ADDING CLIP ART AND PICTURES

  •     Understanding Clip Art
  •     Displaying the Insert Clip Art Pane
  •     Searching for Clip Art
  •     Customizing a Clip Art Search
  •     Using the Clip Organizer
  •     Inserting Clip Art
  •     Inserting a Picture from a File
  •     Formatting Clip Art and Pictures

GROUPING AND UNGROUPING OBJECTS

  •     Understanding Grouping Objects
  •     Grouping Objects
  •     Ungrouping Objects
  •     Regrouping Objects
  •     Layering Objects

ROTATING AND FLIPPING OBJECTS

  •     Using Free Rotate
  •     Rotating Objects to the Left or Right
  •     Flipping Objects Horizontally or Vertically

ALIGNING OBJECTS

  •     Understanding Grids and Guides
  •     Displaying the Drawing Grid and Guides
  •     Adjusting Guides
  •     Aligning Objects
  •     Aligning Objects Left to Right
  •     Aligning Objects Top to Bottom
  •     Distributing Objects Horizontally and Vertically
  •     Nudging Objects

8. PRINTING

USING PAGE SETUP

  •     Changing Slide Orientation
  •     Changing Notes, Handouts and Outline Orientation
  •     Setting Slide Size

USING PRINT PREVIEW

  •     Previewing Slides, Notes, and Handouts
  •     Setting Printing Order on Handouts
  •     Previewing Print Color
  •     Previewing Headers and Footers
  •     Framing Slides
  •     Previewing a Slide as a Web Page

PRINTING A PRESENTATION

  •     Opening the Print Dialog Box
  •     Selecting a Printer
  •     Setting Print Range
  •     Printing Multiple Copies
  •     Selecting Print Options
  •     Printing Slides, Handouts, Notes, or the Outline View

9. PRESENTING THE PRESENTATION

RUNNING A SLIDE SHOW

  •     Viewing a Slide Show from the First Slide
  •     Viewing a Slide Show from the Current Slide

NAVIGATING SLIDES

  •     Moving to the Next Slide in a Slide Show
  •     Moving to the Previous Slide in a Slide Show
  •     Moving to a Specific Slide in the Slide Show

POINTER OPTIONS

  •     Using the Automatic Pointer
  •     Hiding the Pointer
  •     Using the Arrow Pointer
  •     Changing the Pointer to a Pen
  •     Erasing Pen Marks

SCREEN OPTIONS

  •     Pausing the Slide Show
  •     Turning the Screen Black

ADDING NOTES TO THE SLIDE SHOW

  •     Adding Meeting Minutes or Action Items
  •     Viewing and Adding Speaker Notes