PowerPoint 2013 Core Essentials Course Outline

PowerPoint 2013 Core Essentials

Module 1: The Basics

Getting Started

Signing In

Saving a Presentation

Opening a Presentation

Creating a New Presentation

Review Questions

Module 2: Your First Presentation

Adding Content

Adding Notes

Selecting Text and Objects

Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

Using Undo and Redo

Checking Your Spelling

Review Questions

Module 3: Creating Slides

Adding Slides to a Presentation

Selecting, Moving, and Deleting Slides

Changing and Resetting the Layout

Working with Sections

Viewing the Slide Show

Review Questions

Module 4: Formatting Text

Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color

Changing Character Spacing

Applying Text Effects

Working with the Font Dialog

Using the Format Painter

Clearing Formatting

Review Questions

Module 5: Working with Text

Using Find and Replace

Applying Bullets and Numbers

Changing Text Alignment

Formatting Text as Columns

Changing Line Spacing

Changing Text Direction

Review Questions

Module 6: Formatting the Presentation

Choosing a Theme

Choosing a Variant

Changing the Slide Size

Formatting the Slide Background

Adding Headers and Footers to Slides

Review Questions

Module 7: Inserting Art and Objects, Part One

Inserting Tables

Inserting Charts

Inserting SmartArt

Inserting Equations

Drawing Shapes

Inserting Text Boxes

Review Questions

Module 8: Inserting Art and Objects, Part Two

Creating Photo Albums

Inserting Pictures

Inserting Videos

Inserting Screenshots

Inserting Audio

Review Questions

Module 9: Advanced Slide Tasks

Creating a Basic Animation

Customizing Animations

Using the Animation Painter

Adding a Transition

Customizing Transitions

Review Questions

Module 10: Viewing and Printing Your Presentation

Viewing the Slide Show

Using Views

Using Zoom

Using Presenter View

Printing a Presentation

Printing Notes and Handouts

Review Questions

Module 11: Saving and Sharing Your Presentation

Saving a Presentation as PDF or XPS

Packaging a Presentation for CD

E-Mailing a Presentation

Sharing Your Presentation on SkyDrive

Publishing Your Slides to a SharePoint Site

Presenting Online

Review Questions

Module 12: Customizing the Interface

Changing Ribbon Display Options

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs

Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs

Resetting Interface Changes

Review Questions