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Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz

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Chapter 17. Creating a Presentation

PowerPoint provides you with the tools necessary to create impressive onscreen, Web-based, and traditional slide presentations. You can choose from a variety of professional themes designed to help you create a presentation with a compelling visual message.

The first part of this chapter explains the essentials of creating a new presentation, working in different views, adding and deleting slides, and working with text and graphics. The second part shows how to use slide masters to add a background design, static images, and color to your presentation. You’ll find that customizing presentations in PowerPoint is as straightforward as it has always been.

New features introduced in PowerPoint 2008 include the following: ...

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