- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Wiley Pub., Inc.; 1 edition (June 15, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0470577665
- ISBN-13: 978-0470577660
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #427,892 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Teach Yourself VISUALLY PowerPoint 2010 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 130 PowerPoint 2010 tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on PowerPoint 2010 in no time.
You'll learn to:
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Enter your content in an outline
Insert media clips and SmartArt
Apply themes to selected slides
Make duplicate slides
Set up and run a slide show
Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
About the Author
William (Bill) Wood is a consultant who teaches and writes programs in the Microsoft Office Suite and VBA programming. As a part time writer, he has written several self-published classroom workbooks about Microsoft Access and Excel. He has a formal education as a Biomedical Engineer, in which he worked for many years, and is currently attending graduate classes at Milwaukee School of Engineering in the field of Medical Informatics. Bill also works as a volunteer member of the National Ski Patrol.
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Top Customer Reviews
I love powerpoint because I can make web pages easily with it--just take a screen shot or photo or whatever I want to use and stick it on a slide and cut and move and write on it and add other photos. Then I save it and use it in emails as a jpeg or put it on my website---so many uses. My website provider does not allow for writing on photos, so I really needed this function.
I highly recommend the book. I found everything I needed. It has all sorts of things that are way too advanced for me---I guess you can click on the book and look at the table of contents. I don't need those yet, but I think the book will be able to walk me through them.
I try to keep it on my desk at work, but it keeps ending up on other people's desks.... it has a tendency to wander around the office. I have suggested that we buy several additional copies for shared use. Unless you're using PowerPoint very regularly, it's hard to become a highly proficient user, but with this "Teach Yourself" resource, you'll be able to quickly plug the gaps in your knowledge.