Exploring the PowerPoint Desktop

The PowerPoint 2000 desktop is very similar to that of other Office 2000 applications. If you're familiar with one Office program, you should be able to navigate the others as well.

Using Menus and Shortcut Menus

You use PowerPoint menus to perform specific actions. The PowerPoint menu bar (p. xxx) includes nine menu categories, each displaying a list of related commands. Figure 1.1 illustrates the menu bar.

Figure 1.1. Use menus to navigate PowerPoint.

In PowerPoint, only the most commonly used menu commands display when you first install the program. To see additional menu commands, click the double down arrows ...

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