From the Back Cover
If PowerPoint 2003 can do it, you can do it too...
Its known as a leading sales presentation tool, but PowerPoint can do so much more. This comprehensive volume shows you not only how to use PowerPoint 2003, but more importantly, when and why. Learn to develop a plan for your presentation, analyze your audience, and make the technology meet your needs.
Then create knockout PowerPoint presentations that will dazzle your audience.
Inside, youll find complete coverage of PowerPoint 2003
- Incorporate information into a PowerPoint presentation from Word, Access, and Excel, easily and consistently
- Troubleshoot common PowerPoint problems and general presentation problems
- Discover shortcuts and enhancements that extend PowerPoints capabilities
- Integrate video, sound, animation, and graphics to enhance your presentations
- Learn how to select the most appropriate format for your audience and your objectives
- Manage files, set passwords and encryption, work with multiple presentations, and package your work on a CD
- Use colors, text, clip art, charts and tables, learn to size and position objects, and work with embedded files
- Design self-running and user-interactive presentations and package them for distribution
Bonus CD-ROM and Companion Web site!
- Exclusive Office 2003 Super Bible eBook, with more than 500 pages of information about how Microsoft Office components work together
- Bonus shareware, freeware, trial, demo, and evaluation programs that work with or enhance Microsoft Office
- Searchable eBook version of PowerPoint 2003 Bible
- An easy-to-use interface that allows you to browse and install everything on the CD
About the Author
M.A., is an A+ Certified hardware guru, Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor, and software consultant with over 70 computer books to her credit. When she is not writing, she teaches Microsoft Office classes in the Computer Technology department at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), does private computer training and support consulting, and is the business manager of Sycamore Knoll Bed and Breakfast in Noblesville, Indiana (www.sycamoreknoll.com). Faithe is a contributing editor at CertCities.com, and a frequent contributor to CertCities.com, TechProGuild.com, and several magazines. She teaches online classes for the Hewlett-Packard Learning Center, and serves on the advisory board for the Computer Technician program at Training, Inc. in Indianapolis.