Chapter 13Powering Up PowerPoint Online


Understanding PowerPoint Online integration with cloud storage services

Working around PowerPoint Online limitations

Maximizing what you can do with PowerPoint Online feature sets

Whether you like or loathe PowerPoint, there is no denying that it is here to stay. It has leveled the playing field for anyone who understands his audience — including students, small-business professionals, and big-business executives. The latest version of the application comes loaded with advanced features for animating text and graphics, video editing, ink annotations, presence for real-time collaboration, applying morph effects, and even broadcasting your presentation!

In Office 365, PowerPoint Online is one of the core apps in Office Online. It combines a variety of web services to display high-fidelity presentations in a browser. This is a boon of some organizations that may have users without access to the desktop application.

In this chapter, you will explore the basics of PowerPoint Online, compare the user experience between the online app and its desktop companion, and get started using the online app interface.

After you become familiar with the basic functions, step up to the next level by applying advanced capabilities like the Present Online feature. We don’t want you to compromise the quality of your presentations, so in this chapter we include tips and tricks for taming bullets, lists, alignments, and graphics in PowerPoint Online. ...

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