With Microsoft PowerPoint, you can create exciting slide show presentations. This Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 tutorial will teach you how. Click here to start. If you are using PowerPoint 2007, click here for our PowerPoint 2007 tutorial.
PowerPoint is a presentation software package. With PowerPoint, you can easily create slide shows. Trainers and other presenters use slide shows to illustrate their presentations. This tutorial teaches PowerPoint basics. This lesson introduces you to the PowerPoint window. You use the window to interact with PowerPoint.
- Microsoft PowerPoint Title Bar
- Microsoft PowerPoint Menu Bar
- Standard and Formatting Toolbars
- Status Bar
- Outline Tab
- Slides Tab
- View Buttons
- Drawing Toolbar
- Common Tasks Buttons
- Task Pane
- Vertical Splitter Bar
- Minimize Button
- Maximize/Restore Button
- Close Button
You create your PowerPoint presentation on slides. You use layouts to organize the content on each slide. PowerPoint has several slide layouts from which to choose. Themes are sets of colors, fonts, and special effects. Backgrounds add a colored background to your slides. You can add themes and backgrounds to your slides. After you complete your slides, you can run your presentation. In this lesson you learn how to create slides, makes changes to slides, apply a theme and run a slide show.
Animations control how objects move onto, off of, and around your slides. Transitions control how your presentation moves from one slide to the next. In this lesson you learn how to create animations and transitions. You also learn how to spell-check your document, how to use the Outline and Slides tabs, how to use Sorter view, and how to print.