Creating Graphics & Diagrams in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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You can make slide information easier to understand by adding graphics. Learn how to work with SmartArt graphics, shapes, effects, and charts in your PowerPoint presentations.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • insert a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2010
    edit your SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2010
    insert a diagram in PowerPoint 2010
    create custom shapes in PowerPoint 2010
    add a fill effect to your shapes in PowerPoint 2010
    add a custom fill effect to your shape in PowerPoint 2010
    format borders and outlines in PowerPoint 2010
  • add shape effects in PowerPoint 2010
    insert a chart in PowerPoint 2010
    format a chart in PowerPoint 2010
    label your chart in PowerPoint 2010
    import items from Excel in PowerPoint 2010
    insert an object in PowerPoint 2010

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Inserting a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 2s
    The SmartArt tool is a very useful tool if you want to add a professional-looking graphic to your PowerPoint 2010 document. These graphics are predefined but highly customizable shape-based diagrams, which can be modified… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Editing your SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 53s
    Once you have inserted your SmartArt graphic, you can begin customizing it. You can, for example, adjust its layout, change the color scheme and apply special effects. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a diagram in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can insert a variety of different predefined shapes to create complex diagrams. Once you have inserted a shape, you can customize it, and even use connectors to create flowcharts. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a custom shape in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 7s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can create your own customized shapes. As well as being able to design a shape using the freehand tools, you can customize existing shapes to create entirely new forms. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding a fill effect in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 26s
    The shapes that you have inserted into your PowerPoint 2010 presentation can be edited and filled in. PowerPoint 2010 includes a variety of different theme and standard colors that can be applied to your shapes. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adding a custom fill effect to your shapes in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 19s
    PowerPoint 2010 allows you to customize the fill effect applied to your shapes. You can, for example, use textures, gradients, and even your slide's background. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Formatting borders & outlines in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 45s
    Another way of customizing your shapes in PowerPoint 2010 is to change the border styles. You can create thick lines, colored lines, and even adjust the line style. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Adding shape effects in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 16s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can apply a number of different effects to the shapes that you have inserted. You can, for example, rotate your selected shape and apply effects like a shadow, reflection or glow. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Inserting a chart in PowerPoint 2010 (Windows)
    2m 46s
    A chart is sometimes the best way of presenting complex data or figures. PowerPoint 2010 features a chart creation tool which can be used to put together your chart, from entering the data to customizing the chart type.… FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Formatting a chart in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 33s
    Once you have added a chart to your PowerPoint 2010 presentation, you have several possibilities as to how you can customize it. You can, for example, use a completely different chart style, or format the appearance of a… FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Labeling your chart in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 9s
    By labeling your PowerPoint 2010 chart, you can ensure that anyone reading your presentation understands what the figures represent. As well as a title and legend, you can also insert axes labels and change how your data… FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Importing items from Excel in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 37s
    If you have already created a chart or table using a spreadsheet program, you can quickly transfer that data into your PowerPoint 2010 presentation. Once you have finished importing these items into your document, you can… FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Inserting an object in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    6m 6s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can insert a file – such as a word document or a spreadsheet - into the body of your presentation. This can allow you to embed the contents of another file into your presentation. In PowerPoint… FREE ACCESS

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