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Learn Office 2011 for Mac OS X by Guy Hart-Davis

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Chapter 18. Starting to Build a Presentation in PowerPoint

In this chapter, you'll learn how to start building a presentation in PowerPoint.

Your first move is to create the presentation document. PowerPoint gives you a wide range of choices, from colorful design themes to sample templates with content that can give your presentation a kick start. You can change the look, colors, or fonts if you don't like what you have, and you can also customize the slide size and orientation if necessary.

Once you've created the presentation, you add slides to it or customize the sample slides that it contains. A PowerPoint presentation consists of a series of slides that you normally play from start to finish. Each slide can contain any of a wide variety of ...

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