Microsoft PowerPoint Training Resources
Below you will find useful informational articles , including tips and tricks, how-to articles etc. Content is updated on a weekly basis. We also offer training training on Microsoft PowerPoint.
PowerPoint Learning Resources:
Your First PowerPoint Presentation
In this article, you will be shown how to create your first presentation. Presentations consist of slides. Each slide can contain text, graphics, animations, and more. You’ll learn how to add slides, use the content placeholders, and add text to your presentation. Read more.
Getting to know the PowerPoint Interface
In this article, we’ll introduce you to the PowerPoint 2013 interface, which uses the Ribbon from the previous two versions of PowerPoint. You’ll get a closer look at the Ribbon, as well as the Navigation pane and the Status bar. You’ll also learn how to manage your Microsoft account right from a new item above the Ribbon. Read more.
Working with Text in Microsoft PowerPoint
The PowerPoint 2013 editing tools make editing your presentation a breeze. This article covers how to work with text, including selecting, editing, deleting, cutting, copying, and pasting. It also explains how to use the Office Clipboard. You’ll learn how to use undo and redo and how to find and replace text, such as when you want to change a PowerPoint or phrase throughout your presentation. Read more.
Adding Tables in PowerPoint
In this article, we will show you step-by-step how to add and edit tables in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. You will add a border and learn to sort a table. Read more.
Charting in PowerPoint
In this article, we will show you step-by-step how to add charts in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, how to edit them. change the chart type, and change the chart attributes. Read more.
Drawing in Microsoft PowerPoint
In this article, we will show you step-by-step how to draw shapes, change the fill, the fill effect and the border in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Read more.
Using Master Slide - Part A
Every PowerPoint presentation contains one or more sets of slide masters that control the layout and appearance of each slide. Using Slide Master view, you can make changes to these slide masters and their related layouts. To open slide master view, click View → Slide Master. Read more.
Using Master Slide - Part C
There are some circumstances in which PowerPoint will automatically delete a slide master. This can happen if the slides in the master are deleted or if another layout is applied to those slides. To prevent this from happening, you can preserve slide masters so that they are always saved even if they are not in use. Read more.
Using Master Slide - Part D
If a presentation contains multiple sets of slide masters, the Layout menu will look a little bit different. However, the process of changing the layout is the same. First, select the slide(s) to which you want to apply the master. For this example, ensure that slide one is selected in the Slides pane. Read more.
Animation Techniques - Part A
In this Article, we will learn how to choose a basic animation effec, Set animation effect options, set animation effect options and customize the trigger for an animation. Read more.
Animation Techniques - Part B
In this article, we will continue to explore advanced animation techniques and how to use them in Microsoft PowerPoint. Editing the Motion path, setting the animation start options and modyining the duration and delay. Read more.
Animation Techniques - Part C
PowerPoint contains some additional options to further customize animations in a presentation. To start, select an object that has an animation applied to it. For this example, click the title text box on the first slide. Read more.
Animation Techniques - Part D
If you’ve used the Format Painter before, the Animation Painter is similar: it lets you copy animations from one object to another. This can be really useful if you have created a custom animation and want to apply it to other objects. Read more.
Advanced Presentation Techniques
In this article, we will demostrate how to use Advanced Presentation Techniques with a simple, easy to follow set-by-set format. In PowerPoint 2013, you have the ability to record timings, narrations, and laser pointer gestures in a single package. Read more.