Office 2013 Training Materials – PowerPoint 2013 Advanced Courseware

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Diagrams within PowerPoint 2013

  • Creating and formatting an organisation chart
  • Creating a cycle diagram
  • Creating a pyramid diagram
  • Creating a flowchart using ‘shapes’
  • Editing flowchart shapes and connectors

Charts in PowerPoint 2013

  • Chart title
  • Chart legend
  • Data labels
  • Axes labels
  • Changing chart type
  • Chart gap and overlaps
  • Using images in chart columns or rows
  • Formatting the plot and chart area using graphics
  • Axis scales

PowerPoint 2013 video and audio

  • Using video
  • Changing the brightness and contrast of a video
  • Re-colouring a video
  • Adding a poster frame image to a video
  • Resetting a video
  • Applying a video style
  • Playing a video in a shape
  • Changing the colour and weight of a video border
  • Applying special effects to a video
  • Trimming video
  • Video looping
  • Using audio

PowerPoint 2013 animation

  • Applying animation effects
  • Animation triggers
  • Using the animation painter
  • Creating custom animation effects
  • Modifying custom animation settings
  • Changing the custom animation sequence
  • Using custom animation to fade bulleted paragraphs
  • Animating chart columns by series
  • Animating, or not animating, the chart grid and legend
  • Animating SmartArt

Linking and embedding in PowerPoint 2013

  • Action buttons – linking to a different slide
  • Action buttons – linking to a specific slide
  • Action buttons – linking to a URL
  • Action buttons – linking to custom shows
  • Action buttons – linking to a different file
  • Linking data into a slide and displaying as an icon object
  • Linking and updating objects
  • Breaking a link
  • Inserting a link to a graphics file
  • Embedding data into a slide and displaying it as an object
  • Editing or deleting embedded data

Hyperlinks and PowerPoint 2013

  • Creating and editing hyperlinks

Merging, comparing & exporting within PowerPoint 2013

  • Merging all the slides from one presentation into another presentation
  • Merging a Microsoft Word outline into a presentation
  • Comparing presentations
  • Saving a slide as a separate graphics file
  • Using the screen shot feature

PowerPoint 2013 slide shows

  • Creating custom slide shows
  • Editing a custom slide show
  • Copying and deleting custom slide shows
  • Slide show transitions and timings
  • Controlling slide show looping
  • Applying settings so that slides advance manually
  • Setting a slide show to use timings
  • Enabling or disabling slide show animations
  • Controlling a slide show

Sharing PowerPoint 2013 presentations

  • Marking as final
  • Permissions – encrypting with a password
  • Converting a presentation to a video
  • Packing for a cd
  • Saving as a pdf format

PowerPoint 2013 presentation design & compatibility issues

  • Planning your presentation
  • Turn off your computer screen saver
  • Issues relating to presentation timing
  • Using graphics, diagrams and charts to convey ideas
  • Limiting the level of detail within a presentation
  • Using a consistent design scheme and adequate colour contrast
  • Accessibility considerations when designing a presentation
  • Using alt (alternative) text tags
  • The accessibility checker
  • The document inspector
  • The compatibility checker

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