Getting Started in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Get started with PowerPoint 2010. Learn how to access the application to create and open documents, explore the interface and presentation views, and learn how to navigate between slides and presentations.


  • Finding & opening the application
    Creating & opening a document
    Using the application
    Moving between different slides
  • Using the different presentation views
    Using the zoom tool
    Moving between presentations


  • 3m 39s
    Before you can start creating PowerPoint 2010 presentations, you need to know how to find the application on your desktop. You will see how to access the app from the Windows search bar, start menu, and how to pin the app to the taskbar for quicker access. FREE ACCESS
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    With PowerPoint 2010, you can quickly create a new presentation and begin editing it. You can also use PowerPoint 2010 to open an existing presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the application in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 52s
    In order to use PowerPoint 2010, you need to know how to use the interface and the Office ribbon. You will see how to navigate the tools, menus and functions available in the application. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Moving between different slides in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 19s
    In PowerPoint 2010, there are several ways of navigating between the different slides in your presentation. You can use the slide pane to browse for and select the slide you wish to edit, or you can use the vertical scrollbar to move from one slide to another. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the different presentation views in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 29s
    PowerPoint 2010 features a variety of different tools that can change how you view your slides and presentation. You can, for example, activate rulers and gridlines to help you align and adjust the content that you've inserted. You can also change the view modes to incorporate notes, your presentation outline and your slide order. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using the zoom tool in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 26s
    If you want to change how you view your slides in PowerPoint 2010, you can use the zoom tools. These can be used to adjust how close you are to your slide's contents: you can zoom in to work on a particular detail of your presentation, or zoom out to obtain a more global view. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Moving between presentations in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 41s
    You may occasionally be required to work on multiple PowerPoint 2010 documents simultaneously. It is therefore important to know how to move between the different windows and presentations that you have open on your screen. FREE ACCESS


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