PowerPoint 2016 For Dummies

  • 4h 5m
  • Doug Lowe
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2016

Does using PowerPoint make you want to pull your hair out? PowerPoint 2016 For Dummies takes the pain out of working with PowerPoint, offering plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to get up and running with the latest version of the software. With full-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions, it shows you how to create and edit slides, import data from other applications, collaborate with other users in the Cloud, add charts, clip art, sound, and video—and so much more.

PowerPoint is the world's de facto presentation software, used and supported in over 60 countries. The time has never been better to take advantage of the latest software to make killer PowerPoint presentations. From adding special effects to your presentations to working with master slides and templates, this hands-on friendly guide is the fast and easy way to make PowerPoint work for you.

  • Presented in full color to better illustrate the powerful presentation features of the software
  • Helps you take advantage of all of PowerPoint's new features
  • Available in conjunction with the release of the next version of Microsoft Office
  • Written by bestselling author Doug Lowe

If you're a new or inexperienced PowerPoint user who spends more time trying to figure out how the software works than you do actually working on your presentations, PowerPoint 2016 For Dummies is just what you need to gain back hours of your work day and make professional, impactful presentations.

About the Author

Doug Lowe is a veteran author with more than 40 For Dummies books to his credit, including titles on everything from Microsoft Office productivity with PowerPoint to networking to programming in ASP.NET.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Welcome to PowerPoint 2016
  • Editing Slides
  • Working in Outline View
  • Proofing Your Presentations
  • Don't Forget Your Notes!
  • Show Time!
  • All about Fonts and Text Formatting
  • Designing Your Slides
  • Animating Your Slides
  • Masters of the Universe Meet the Templates of Doom
  • Inserting Pictures
  • Drawing on Your Slides
  • Charting for Fun and Profit
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Lights! Camera! Action! (Adding Sound and Video)
  • More Things to Insert on Your Slides
  • Collaborating in the Cloud
  • Using a Slide Library and other Ways to Reuse Slides
  • Exporting Your Presentation to other Formats
  • Ten PowerPoint Commandments
  • Ten Tips for Creating Readable Slides
  • Ten Ways to Keep Your Audience Awake


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