Appendix C. What's on the CD-ROM

This appendix provides you with information on the contents of the CD that accompanies this book. For the latest and greatest information, please refer to the ReadMe file located at the root of the CD.

This appendix provides information on the following topics:

  • Files on This CD

  • Technical Support

Files on This CD

The CD-ROM included with PowerPoint 2007 Bible contains more than 500 PowerPoint templates and backgrounds that you can use to design your own PowerPoint presentations. In addition, the author has included important files that you will need to perform the Project Labs.

Templates and Backgrounds

If you aren't familiar with how to choose a background or template for your presentation, be sure to read Chapter 3 in this book, which discusses templates, and Chapter 5, which includes the background discussion, before attempting to use the CD-ROM.

These templates were provided for your use by several of the best-known professional design firms and PowerPoint MVPs. They have additional templates available either for sale or free download from their Web sites. The designers who supplied the templates and backgrounds for this book are:

  • AwesomeBackgrounds:

    http://www.awesomebackgrounds.com/templates.htm

  • Brainy Betty:

    http://www.brainybetty.com/MENUPowerPoint.htm

  • GraphicsLand and MAKESIGNS.COM:

    http://www.graphicsland.com/powerpoint-templates.htm

  • INDEZINE:

    http://www.indezine.com/powerpoint/templates/

  • PoweredTemplates:

    http://www.poweredtemplates.com

  • PresentationPro:

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