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Introduction to PowerPoint 2002 (Esource--The Prentice Hall Engineering Source)
Synopses & Reviews
Part of Esource—Prentice Hall's Engineering Source, this book provides a flexible introduction to the use of PowerPoint in engineering. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, the ESource series provides a comprehensive resource of essential engineering topics. Covers topics such as creating a PowerPoint presentation, incorporating graphics and embedded objects into a presentation, and advanced tools and techniques. For any Engineer or Computer Scientist interested in a brief introduction to PowerPoint.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Technical Presentations. Introduction to PowerPoint XP. The Right Way Versus Any Way You Can. How to Use This Book. Overview of Topics Covered.
2. Microsoft PowerPoint XP Guided Tour.
Running PowerPoint for the First Time. The PowerPoint XP Screen. PowerPoint Views. Anatomy of a PowerPoint Slide. Printing and Saving Your Presentation. Getting Help.
3. Creating a PowerPoint Presentation.
The PowerPoint Slide Master. Designing a Slide Master. Designing a Title Master. Creating New Slides. Creating Slides That Differ from the Master Format.
4. Incorporating Graphics and Embedded Objects into Your Presentation.
Introduction. Drawing Graphics Using the Drawing Toolbar. Importing Graphics Displayed on the Computer Screen. Scanned Images. Images from Files. Embedded Images. Text Boxes. Equations. Tables. Charts and Graphs. Clip Art. Manipulating Graphical Objects Using the Draw Menu.
5. Advanced Tools and Techniques.
Checking Your Slides. Animation Effects. Converting PowerPoint Presentation to Web Pages. Working on Another Computer.
6. Assembling and Preparing Your Presentation.
Introduction. Preparing for the Unexpected. Preparing Your Materials. Organizing Your Presentation. Preparing Yourself: The Importance of Rehearsal. The Moment of Truth: Giving Your Talk.
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