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PowerPoint: Essentials

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Birch Hall, RM: 105 Birch Lab A

Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. Register

Explore the essential tools and features that a user must learn to use PowerPoint effectively: master views, master layouts, saving themes, templates, custom animation, custom shows, and setting up the show - just to name a few.

PowerPoint contains a number of great features that any presentation developer needs to know. 

In this class you'll learn the basics to amazing features such as the video conversion tool, video editing, built-in screen capture tool, enhanced ribbon, how to use sections, enhanced background control, and the many other enhancements.


In this course you will learn to:
- Create a basic text and bulleted list slide
- Use Autocorrect and Spell Check
- Create a basic Table slide
- Use Smart Art for compelling diagrams
- Copy, Move, Hide, and Rearrange slides
- Understand and use the layout feature effectively
- Use Transition Effects to move from slide to slide
- Use Animation Effects
- Insert Pictures and edit their size, layering, and grouping
- Customize Toolbars and Ribbons
- Work with different Views
- Create Speaker Notes and use Speaker View while presenting
- Activate and use the Annotating Pen
- Learn very effective keyboard shortcuts to use while delivering a show

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