PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video description

Explore the most popular and some of the lesser known features of PowerPoint 2013 – Shapes, Photos, Tables, Charts, Multimedia with Echo Swinford as your guide!

  • Start-to-finish personal training on PowerPoint 2013: just watch and learn!
  • Simple, quick video walkthroughs of the tasks you perform most often!
  • Great personalized training at a fraction of the cost...for everyone who doesn't have time to read a book!

These video lessons will ensure that you can harness the power of PowerPoint faster and more easily than ever before! In 13 thorough parts, PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons shows you how to increase add finesse and polish to your presentations so they look like the pros. Expert Echo Swinford simplifies powerful features and tools including Formatting, Templates, Effects Graphics, Animation, Video and much more! Truly harness the power built into PowerPoint! Just watch: You’ll master high-powered skills at your own pace–and get specific answers and solutions immediately, whenever you need them! For anyone who wants to master Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 fast!

About the Author:

A Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2000, Echo Swinford began her PowerPoint career in 1997. She holds a Master's degree in New Media from the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis School of Informatics. Echo is the owner of Echosvoice, a PowerPoint consulting firm specializing in custom template development, presentation creation, makeovers and cleanup, and training for large and small corporate clients. Echo has written and co-written three PowerPoint books and has a string of tech editing credits to her name. Visit Echo’s Web site at www.echosvoice.com.

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction to PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons
  2. Lesson 1: PowerPoint Environment
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Overview of the PowerPoint interface
    3. 1.2 The Backstage view
    4. 1.3 Views and other parts of the PowerPoint interface
    5. 1.4 Customizing the Ribbon and QAT
  3. Lesson 2: Getting Started: The Basics
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Starting a new presentation
    3. 2.2 Changing the slide size
  4. Lesson 3: Creating Shapes
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Inserting, selecting and manipulating shapes
    3. 3.2 Alignment and distribution
    4. 3.3 Combine Shapes tools and Edit points
  5. Lesson 4: Formatting Shapes
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Shape fills and outlines
    3. 4.2 Shape effects
    4. 4.3 Using format painter or eyedroppers
  6. Lesson 5: Formatting Text
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Basic text formatting
    3. 5.2 Formatting text as graphics
  7. Lesson 6: Working with Photos
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Image types
    3. 6.2 Inserting pictures
    4. 6.3 Remove background
    5. 6.4 Changing the look of your photo
    6. 6.5 Cropping and sizing
    7. 6.6 Creating a photo album
    8. 6.7 Compress pictures
  8. Lesson 7: Working with SmartArt
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Creating a SmartArt diagram
    3. 7.2 Formatting your diagram
  9. Lesson 8: Working with Tables
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Creating a table
    3. 8.2 Formatting tables
  10. Lesson 9: Working with Charts
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Creating a chart
    3. 9.2 Chart formatting tools
    4. 9.3 Inserting charts from Excel
  11. Lesson 10: Animations and Transitions
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Transitions
    3. 10.2 Animation basics
    4. 10.3 Advanced animations
  12. Lesson 11: Multimedia
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Inserting multimedia and setting the start
    3. 11.2 Video and audio editing tools
    4. 11.3 Synch animations to video or audio
    5. 11.4 Compress and optimize media
  13. Lesson 12: Printing and Finalizing
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Sections
    3. 12.2 Headers and Footers
    4. 12.3 Review and compare
    5. 12.4 Printing handouts, slides and notes pages
    6. 12.5 Check for issues
    7. 12.6 Saving as other formats
  14. Lesson 13: Setting Up a Slide Show
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Nonlinear presentations
    3. 13.2 Running a slide show
    4. 13.3 Presenter View
    5. 13.4 Present online
  15. Summary
    1. Summary of PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons

Product information

  • Title: PowerPoint 2013 LiveLessons (Video Training)
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: April 2013
  • Publisher(s): Que
  • ISBN: 0133372367