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

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Chapter 19. Creating Clear and Compelling Slides

In this chapter, I'll show you how to create slides that convey your meaning clearly and powerfully to your audience.

I'll begin where you'll probably want to start your presentation—by looking at how to plan the slides it will contain. Then you'll see which of PowerPoint's built-in slide layouts suits which type of content—and how you can create a custom slide layout when none of the built-in layouts fits the bill.

After that, you'll learn how to add text to your slides and format it to look good. Finally, I'll show you how to add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, and hyperlinks to your slides.

Planning the Slides in Your Presentation

As you plan your presentation and as you create the slides for ...

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