Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Intermediate Course Outline

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Intermediate



Section 1: Managing PowerPoint Files

Lesson 1.1: Using Windows Explorer within PowerPoint

Navigating Using Windows Explorer

Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer

Using Views in Windows Explorer

Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane


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Lesson 1.2: File Management Tools

Using AutoRecover

Publishing to PDF or XPS

Setting File Passwords

Opening and Converting Presentations in Office 2003 Format

Saving Presentations in Older Formats


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Lesson 1.3: Using Presentation Tools, Part One

Optimizing Media Compatibility

Compressing Media

Marking a Presentation as Final

Encrypting a Presentation

Digitally Signing Presentations

Managing File Properties


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Lesson 1.4: Using Presentation Tools, Part Two

Viewing a Summary of Issues

Using the Document Inspector

Using the Accessibility Checker

Using the Compatibility Checker

Setting Compatibility Options

Managing Versions


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Adding the Finishing Touches

Lesson 2.1: Research Tools

Checking Spelling

Using the Research Pane

Using the Thesaurus

Using the Translator

Setting Your Language


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Lesson 2.2: Using Themes and Backgrounds

Changing the Theme

Customizing Theme Colors

Customizing Theme Fonts

Customizing Theme Effects

Managing Theme Files

Choosing a Background Style

Using the Format Background Dialog


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Lesson 2.3: Creating Slide Transitions

Applying a Transition from the Gallery

Setting Effect Options

Customizing Transition Timing

Adding a Sound

Previewing Transitions


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Lesson 2.4: Creating Basic Animations

Applying an Animation from the Gallery

Setting Effect Options

Customizing Animation Timing

Reordering Animations

Previewing Animations


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Lesson 2.5: Creating Advanced Animations

Choosing an Effect

Designing a Motion Path

Choosing a Trigger

Using the Animation Painter

Using the Animation Pane


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Adding Art to Your Presentation

Lesson 3.1: Drawing Shapes

Adding and Deleting Shapes

Using the Drawing Tools - Format Tab

Formatting Shapes with Styles

Formatting Shapes Manually

Resizing Shapes

Moving Shapes


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Lesson 3.2: Working with Shapes

Editing Shapes

Arranging Shapes

Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes

Aligning and Distributing Shapes

Rotating and Flipping Shapes


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Lesson 3.3: Working with Text and Shapes

Adding Text to Shapes

Formatting Text with Styles

Formatting Text Manually

Using the Transform Command

Working with WordArt


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Lesson 3.4: Advanced Shape Tasks

Using Guidelines and Grids

Using the Format Shape Dialog

Using the Format Text Effects Dialog

Using the Selection Pane


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Working with Pictures

Lesson 4.1: Inserting Pictures

Adding a Picture from a File

Adding Clip Art

Adding a Screenshot

Adding a Photo Album

Overview of the Picture Tools - Format Tab

Overview of the Pictures Mini Toolbar


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Lesson 4.2: Editing Pictures

Resizing Pictures

Moving Pictures

Arranging Pictures

Grouping and Ungrouping Pictures


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Lesson 4.3: Doing More with Pictures

Cropping Pictures

Advanced Cropping Tools

Rotating and Flipping Pictures

Aligning and Distributing Pictures


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Lesson 4.4: Formatting Pictures

Correcting Pictures

Recoloring Pictures

Applying Artistic Effects

Applying Picture Styles

Editing the Picture's Background


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Lesson 4.5: Managing Pictures

Using the Format Picture Dialog

Compressing Pictures

Changing the Picture

Resetting the Picture

Exporting Pictures


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Adding Diagrams, Charts, and Tables

Lesson 5.1: Inserting Tables

Anatomy of a Table

Inserting Tables

Drawing Tables

About the Tables Tools Tabs

Adding an Excel Spreadsheet


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Lesson 5.2: Editing Tables

Selecting Table Data

Moving Tables

Adding and Deleting Rows and Columns

Resizing Rows, Columns, and Tables

Merging and Splitting Cells


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Lesson 5.3: Formatting Tables

Applying Table Styles

Changing Formatting Options

Formatting the Table Manually

Applying WordArt Styles to Table Text

Formatting Table Text with the Home Tab and Mini Toolbar


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Lesson 5.4: Inserting Charts

Inserting a Chart

Moving, Resizing, and Deleting Charts

About the Chart Tools Tabs

Editing Chart Data

Changing the Chart's Appearance


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Lesson 5.5: Inserting SmartArt

Inserting SmartArt

Adding Text

Adding Photos

About the SmartArt Tools Tabs

Moving, Resizing, and Deleting SmartArt


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Lesson 5.6: Formatting SmartArt

Changing the Layout

Recoloring SmartArt

Changing the Effects Style

Resetting the Graphic

Converting the Graphic


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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