PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies

Get up and running with this full-color guide to PowerPoint 2013!

PowerPoint, the number one presentation software, has been revised and improved with the introduction of Microsoft Office 2013. With this all-new, full-color book by your side, you will learn how to take full advantage of all of PowerPoint’s powerful and dynamic capabilities. Bestselling veteran For Dummies, author Doug Lowe breaks it all down so that you can create a powerful and effective slideshow presentation with the new wide-screen theme and variant that incorporates videos, pictures, and shapes, and allows you to create customized icons using powerful tools.

  • Shows you how to create presentations with pizzazz using the new collection of themes, and then helps you align shapes, text boxes, and graphics
  • Zeroes in on all of PowerPoint’s updated features, such as zooming in and out smoothly, switch slides easily (in or out of sequence), and projecting to a second screen
  • Explains how to Place and track comments next to the text you’re discussing so everyone can see who replied to whom, and when
  • Highlights ways to work with hyperlinks, create web pages with PowerPoint, video edit, and much more

PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies points you to the power of this updated application so that you can create effective and impressive presentations.

From the Back Cover
Learn to:

  • Create a slide presentation with charts, clip art, sound, and video
  • Work with master slides and templates
  • Use all the newest enhancements and features of PowerPoint 2013


Make your point with a dazzling PowerPoint presentation — it’s easy with this book!

Long ago, PowerPoint led us out of the age of flip charts and felt-tip pens. Now the newest version is packed with advanced features that let you include video and animation, use a laser pointer in your presentation, draw on your slides, and present online. You can collaborate with others via SkyDrive, steal slides from a library, and more — read on!

  • Get started right away — learn to navigate the interface, create and edit slides, use Notes, and present your slideshow
  • Make it easy — use text formatting techniques to make your presentation both readable and gorgeous
  • Dress it up — insert pictures and screenshots, draw objects and shapes, include a chart, or add timing and narration to your slides
  • More for the money — use templates and masters to work more efficiently, and reuse slides from a library
  • Work together — share your presentation in SkyDrive® and allow others to comment, or create a CD and Word handouts

Open the book and find:

  • How to use PowerPoint on a touchscreen
  • Essential editing advice
  • Secrets of successful proofing
  • Directions for showing your presentation online
  • Cool slide design tips
  • How to insert online images and hyperlinks
  • Hints for keeping your audience awake
  • Things that might go wrong and how to avoid them

Book Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118502531
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118502532
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