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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 by Lisa A. Bucki

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1.1. An Introduction to PowerPoint

The PowerPoint program provides various views and tools you can use to build a presentation that includes both words and graphics. PowerPoint enables you to accomplish the following tasks to design and build a presentation.

Build an Outline You can type the text for your presentation in the Outline tab. An icon represents each slide and its title in the outline. Many slides contain both a topic or slide title at the top outline level and second level text representing slide bullet points. These bullets convey the main points you want to make about each topic.
Choose a Slide Design and Layout The slide design ...

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