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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007

THE ONLY POWERPOINT BOOK YOU NEED

We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward PowerPoint proficiency and use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on PowerPoint 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 is the only book you need.

• Quickly move from learning PowerPoint 2007 basics to creating and delivering polished, dynamic presentations with Microsoft Office’s new user interface

• Collaborate on presentations using slide libraries, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and more

• Communicate data in pictures using charts, diagrams, and graphs, including new SmartArt diagrams and enhanced graphics effects

• Design sophisticated presentations even faster with themes and custom layouts

• Create multimedia presentations using video, sound, pictures, and animation

• Publish and deliver your presentations on the Web

• Expand the power of PowerPoint with add-ins and third-party tools

• Discover the secrets for powerful delivery of your presentation

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is a best-selling author of 24 computer and business books, a successful technology journalist, and an expert in business presentations. She has used–and has taught others to use–PowerPoint for more than 10 years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences. Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 is her fourth book on PowerPoint.

Geetesh Bajaj is a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) who runs the Web’s foremost PowerPoint site at www.indezine.com. He is also author of another best-selling PowerPoint book. Geetesh believes that successful presentations are the sum of various elements as diverse as color, layout, and graphics.

Tom Mucciolo, founder and president of MediaNet, is an acclaimed speaker on presentation skills. He is an expert at enhancing the key components of communication, including the message (script), the media (visual design), and the mechanics (delivery). His one-to-one coaching sessions, ranging from basic to advanced, develop individual style and prepare a person for presenting in a very visual world.

On the CD-ROM

• NXPowerLite

• SmartDraw 30-Day Trial Edition

• Exclusive cartoon from Mark Anderson (AnderToons)

• ActiveSlide Thunder Trial plus examples

• Camtasia Studio Trial

• Sample presentations

• Electronic version of this book in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF)

 

Book News Annotation:

Aimed at beginning to intermediate users, this guide explains how to use Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 to design great presentation materials. After a quick tutorial on the basics, the remainder of the volume is devoted to exploring advanced features such as web interface, animation, and multimedia. B&w screenshots accompany the text throughout. Contained on the CD-ROM are numerous PowerPoint presentations as well as an electronic version of the book in PDF format and trial versions of various software tools. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Serious PowerPoint users will appreciate this edition's comprehensive coverage of PowerPoint's features and the authors' insight into maximizing this new version. Readers learn how to create a great presentation and to customize it to meet the needs of the audience.

About the Author

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is the bestselling author of 24 computer and business books and a business presentations specialist. She is also a successful technology journalist who has contributed to magazines, newspapers, and websites around the world. Patrice has used–and has trained others to use–PowerPoint for many years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences. Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 is her fourth book on PowerPoint. She can be reached through her website (www.patricerutledge.com).

 

Geetesh Bajaj is a an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Microsoft PowerPoint, and heads Indezine, a presentation design studio based out of Hyderabad, India. Geetesh believes that any PowerPoint presentation is a sum of its elements–these elements include abstract elements like concept, color, interactivity, and navigation–and also slide elements like shapes, graphics, charts, text, sound, video, and animation. Geetesh also runs the well known indezine.com and ppted.com sites.

 

Tom Mucciolo, founder and president of MediaNet, Inc. is an accountant turned actor turned author and an acclaimed speaker on presentation skills. He started his company in 1985, and he is a recognized expert at enhancing the key components of communication, including the message (script), the media (visual design) and the mechanics (delivery). His seminars and workshops have been rated as "exceptional" and "entertaining" and many consider Tom one of the world's top presentation specialists. He is also part of the faculty at NYU where he lectures and coaches key faculty and administrators toward becoming more effective communicators. Tom's one-to-one coaching sessions develop individual style and prepare a person for presenting in a very visual world. Tom can be reached at tom@medianet-ny.com or through his Web site at www.medianet-ny.com.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

I        PowerPoint 2007 Basics

1        Introducing PowerPoint 2007     7

2        Creating a Basic Presentation     29

II      Editing and Formatting Presentations

3        Working with Text  45

4        Working with Tables         67

5        Organizing Presentations  89

6        Working with Themes, Color Schemes, and Backgrounds  95

7        Formatting Slides and Presentations    109

8        Collaborating on Presentations   119

III     Making Presentations

9        Presenting a Slide Show   139

10      Creating and Printing Presentation Materials   161

IV      Working with Graphics, Charts, and Multimedia

11      Working with Charts and Graphs         175

12      Working with SmartArt    205

13      Working with Pictures and Clip Art        221

14      Working with Media Clips  245

15      Working with Shapes and Objects        259

16      Working with Animation   283

V       Maximizing the Power of PowerPoint

17      Using PowerPoint’s Web Features        303

18      Integrating with Office 2007      325

19      Working with PowerPoint Macros         339

20      Customizing PowerPoint  355

21      Using PowerPoint’s Foreign Language Capabilities    389

22      Troubleshooting PowerPoint      401

VI      Extending the Power of PowerPoint

23      Office Online and Other Resources       411

24      Extending PowerPoint with Third-Party Tools 421

VII    From Concept to Delivery

25      The Message–Scripting the Concept   433

26      The Media–Designing Visual Support   477

27      The Mechanics of Form–Developing External Presentation Skills 525

28      The Mechanics of Function–Developing Internal Presentation Skills       561

29      Techniques and Technicalities     583

30      Presenting in a Variety of Settings        613

Index 661

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789736079
Author:
Rutledge, Patrice-anne
Publisher:
Que
Manufactured by:
Que
Manufactured:
Que
Author:
Bajaj, Geetesh
Author:
Rutledge, Patrice-Anne
Subject:
General
Subject:
Business Software - Powerpoint
Subject:
Business presentations
Subject:
Computer programs
Subject:
Presentation graphics software
Subject:
Business presentations -- Computer programs.
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Subject:
Personal Computers-Desktop Applications-Presentation Software
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Special Edition Using
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.05 x 7 x 1.614 in 1152 gr

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