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PowerPoint 2007 Basic Course

Microsoft PowerPoint








The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Starting and Exiting Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
  • Identifying the Parts of the PowerPoint Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
  • Creating a New Presentation From a Design Template
  • Creating a New Presentation from an Existing Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation in Another Format


  • Introduction
  • Creating a New Slide
  • Moving, Copying, or Deleting a Slide
  • Changing the Layout of a Slide
  • Hiding a Slide
  • Adding a Footer to a Slide
  • Changing Slide Properties
  • Working with Slide Views


  • Introduction
  • Adding Text to a Slide
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Formatting Text
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using AutoFit


  • Introduction
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Editing a Shape
  • Inserting Clip Art or a Picture from a File
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Applying a Quick Style to an Object
  • Arranging and Aligning Objects
  • Grouping and Stacking Objects
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects

Themes and Backgrounds

  • Introduction
  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Color Scheme
  • Applying a Font Scheme
  • Applying an Effects Scheme
  • Saving a Theme
  • Inserting a Background Style
  • Formatting the Background
  • Inserting a Background Picture

Slide Shows and Web

  • Introduction
  • Viewing a Slide Show
  • Navigating a Slide Show
  • Rehearsing Timings
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Slide Show
  • Saving a Presentation as a Web Page
  • Viewing a Web Presentation

Viewing and Output

  • Introduction
  • Zooming In and Out of a Document
  • Viewing Multiple Presentations
  • Printing Slides
  • Printing Handouts and Notes Pages
  • Printing an Outline
  • Saving Handouts in a Word Document
  • E-mailing a Presentation
  • Marking a Presentation as Final
  • Packaging a Presentation for CD

Getting Help

  • Introduction
  • Using PowerPoint Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Displaying Access Keys