Upgrading to PowerPoint 2010 Course Outline

Upgrading to PowerPoint 2010



Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What is Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010?

Opening PowerPoint

Interacting with PowerPoint

Closing PowerPoint


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Lesson 1.2: Interface Basics

Interface Overview

Understanding and Using Backstage View

Using Standard Tabs

Using Contextual Tabs

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 1.3: Using the Quick Access Toolbar

The Default QAT Commands

Adding Commands

Removing Commands

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 1.4: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting All Customizations


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: File Management Tools

Lesson 2.1: Managing Your Files

Optimizing Media Compatibility

Compressing Media

Viewing a Summary of Issues

Using the Accessibility Checker

Managing Versions


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Lesson 2.2: Using Templates

Creating a Blank Presentation

Creating a Presentation from Local Templates

Creating a Presentation from Online Templates

Creating a Presentation from Themes


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Lesson 2.3: Advanced Template Tools

Using PowerPoint's Sample Files

Creating a Presentation from Existing Files

Accessing Recently Used Templates

Accessing Recently Used Files


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Lesson 2.4: Organizing Slides Using Sections

Creating Sections

Viewing Sections

Moving Slides and Sections

Deleting Sections


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Adding Multimedia to a Presentation

Lesson 3.1: Inserting Video Files

Inserting a Video from Your Computer

Inserting a Video from Clip Art

Using the Video Tools - Format Tab

Using the Video Tools - Playback Tab


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Lesson 3.2: Editing Video Files

Cropping Videos

Trimming Videos

Correcting and Recoloring Videos

Applying a Poster Frame

Choosing a Style

Setting Playback Options

Setting Presentation Playback Options


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Lesson 3.3: Inserting Audio Files

Inserting a File from Your Computer

Inserting a File from Clip Art

Using the Audio Tools - Format Tab

Using the Audio Tools - Playback Tab


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Lesson 3.4: Editing Audio Files

Trimming Audio

Changing the Audio Icon

Setting Playback Options

Recording an Audio Clip


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Lesson 3.5: Using PowerPoint's New Picture Tools

Inserting a Screenshot

Overview of the Pictures Mini Toolbar

Advanced Cropping Tools

Applying Artistic Effects

Editing the Picture's Background

Creating a Picture-Based SmartArt Diagram


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Using Presentation Tools

Lesson 4.1: Reviewing a Presentation

Comparing Presentations

Viewing Changes

Working with Changes

Ending a Review


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Lesson 4.2: Printing Your Presentation

Print Commands

Using Print Preview

Setting Print Options

Publishing a Presentation as a PDF or XPS Document


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Lesson 4.3: Viewing and Presenting Your Show

Using the Animation Painter

Using Reading View

Setting Monitor Options

Using Presenter View


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Lesson 4.4: Advanced Presentation Techniques

Saving Slides to the Internet

Sending a Link to Your Slides

Broadcasting Slides

Creating a Video

Packaging Your Presentation for CD


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions


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