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Beginner's Guide to PowerPoint - for earlier versions of PowerPoint from 97 to 2003
First Things FirstWhat is PowerPoint? - Why Would I Want to Use PowerPoint?
PowerPoint is a software program to enhance your oral presentation and to keep the audience focused on your subject. It operates like an old-fashioned slide show, but uses modern technology in the form of computers and digital projectors rather than a slide projector of old.
ribbon and contextual menus. This handy quick list of common PowerPoint 2007 terms will get you well on the way to learning the presentation lingo.
slide. PowerPoint presentations run just like the slide shows of old, only they are broadcast through a computer instead of a slide projector. This PowerPoint 2007 tutorial will show you all the different slide layouts and slide types.
thumbnail versions of the slides in Slide Sorter view. Notes pages offers a place to add speaker notes below the slide, for the presenter's eyes only. This PowerPoint 2007 tutorial will show you all the different ways to look at your slides.
Design themes are a new addition to PowerPoint 2007. They work in a similar way as the design templates in earlier versions of PowerPoint. A really nice feature of the design themes, is that you can immediately see the effect reflected on your slides, before committing to a decision.
content layout slide types or simply by using the Insert tab on the ribbon. This PowerPoint 2007 tutorial will show you how to use both methods.
Transitions are the movements you see when one slide changes to another. Although, the slides are animated, the term animation in PowerPoint, applies to the movements of objects on the slide, rather than the slide itself. This PowerPoint 2007 tutorial will show you how to add the same transition to all slides, or give a different transition to every slide.
animations applied to key points in your presentation will ensure that your audience is focused where you want them to be.