Configuring PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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As with other Office applications, PowerPoint 2010 is highly customizable. Discover how to adjust a number of elements, including the interface, Quick Access Toolbar, ribbon, and save and language settings.


  • Customizing your document view settings
    Customizing your save settings
    Customizing your language settings
  • Customizing your interface
    Customizing the quick access toolbar
    Customizing the ribbon


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    In PowerPoint 2010, the presentation view settings can be adjusted to suit your preferences. These changes will not however affect how your document is printed. You can activate visual aids - such as rulers, gridlines and guides - to help you organize your slide, and can also adjust the amount of space each pane takes up on the screen. FREE ACCESS
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    In PowerPoint 2010, you can customize your save settings to fit your needs. You can adjust several different elements like the default file format, AutoRecover save location and how often your file will be saved automatically. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Customizing your language settings in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
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    In PowerPoint 2010, you can customize your language settings, which can be very useful if you work in multiple languages. You will see how to add and remove editing languages and how to adjust the display and help languages. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing your interface in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
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    The PowerPoint 2010 interface can be customized to make it more visually appealing. You can, for example, choose a different color scheme, or toggle on and off the tooltip bubbles that appear with the name and description of a particular tool. You can also activate or deactivate certain tools, such as Live Preview and the mini toolbar. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Customizing the Quick Access toolbar in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
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    If you often find yourself going back to the same tools in PowerPoint 2010, then you may find it useful to know how to add shortcuts to your Quick Access toolbar. This toolbar, which contains shortcuts to a number of different frequently used tools - such as undo and redo - can be customized to suit your preferences. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Customizing the ribbon in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
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    The PowerPoint 2010 ribbon is where you will find most of the main tools you will need when creating and editing your documents. If you cannot find the tool you are looking for, however, you can create your own custom tab. It is also possible to edit the appearance of your ribbon and change which of the standard tabs are activated when you open PowerPoint 2010. FREE ACCESS


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