Synopses & Reviews
Learn Instantly from Step-by-Step Graphics!
We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all of PowerPoints features in no time. Follow along and learn to create great-looking presentation slides filled with graphics, sound, and video. Each chapters “How to” list and color coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using PowerPoint right away.
In Each Chapter:
- Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
- Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
- Bonus information related to the topic being covered
- Errors and pitfalls to avoid
- Screenshots with captions show and explain exactly what youll see on your computer screen while youre doing a task
Carole Matthews has more than 30 years of computing experience. She has written or coauthored with husband Marty 57 books, including FrontPage 2003: The Complete Reference and Office 2000 Answers: Certified Tech Support.
Brace youself, because here comes QuickSteps: The fast, easy, accessible information on PowerPoint 2003 in a full-color cookbook-style format. Provides answers to all of your How-do-I questions in a concise and meaningful way. Lengthwise page layout allows for easy page viewing. Useful tips and cautions are displayed in the margins so that they dont break the flow of the quick steps themselves.
Here comes QuickSteps -- Fast, easy, accessible information on Powerpoint in a full-colour cookbook-style format.
About the Author
Series editors Martin and Carole Matthews each have more than thirty years of computing experience. They have written 57 U.S. editions of 32 titles, a number of which have been critically acclaimed. Among their more recent books are: Windows XP, A Beginners Guide; FrontPage 2002: The Complete Reference; Windows 2000, A Beginners Guide; Office 2000 Answers, Certified Tech Support; Windows 98 Companion; and Windows 98 Answers, Certified Tech Support.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Stepping into PowerPoint
Chapter 2: Creating the Presentation
Chapter 3: Working with Slides, Notes, and Masters
Chapter 4: Modifying Slides Text
Chapter 5: Creating Tables in Slides
Chapter 6: Working with Clip Art and Graphs
Chapter 7: Working with Organization Charts and Diagrams
Chapter 8: Special Effects and Drawing in PowerPoint
Chapter 9: Working with Multimedia and the Internet
Chapter 10: Printing and Running a Slide Show