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Digital Literacy For Dummies by Faithe Wempen

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Chapter 12

Creating Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint

In This Chapter

arrow Discovering the parts of the PowerPoint interface

arrow Creating a presentation

arrow Adding graphics to a presentation

arrow Adding multimedia to a presentation

arrow Printing a presentation

PowerPoint is the most popular presentation software in the world. Presentation software creates support materials for people who give speeches. You can project PowerPoint slides on a big screen behind you as you speak, create handouts to distribute to the audience, and print note pages for your own reference.

Although PowerPoint is best known for creating business presentations — slide shows, if you will — it’s actually a much more versatile tool than that. PowerPoint is a great tool for almost any situation where you need to convey a visual message. For example, an overview of an organization or club for new members, posters and signs with large lettering, such as Please Help Yourself or Sign In Here, a photo tribute for an anniversary celebration ...

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