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Using PowerPoint 2016

  • Opening PowerPoint 2016
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Navigating between Slides
  • Using the Zoom Tool
  • Changing PowerPoint Views
  • Using Help
  • Searching For Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Closing a Presentation
  • Closing PowerPoint
  • Opening Multiple Presentations
  • Switching between Multiple Presentations

Creating a PowerPoint 2016 Presentation

  •  Creating a New Presentation
  • Inserting a New Slide
  • Recommended Techniques When Creating Slide Content
  • Undo and Redo
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation Using a Different Name

Manipulating Slides within PowerPoint 2016

  •  Inserting Slides with a Particular Slide Layout
  • Modifying the Slide Layout
  • Changing the Background Colour on the Active Slide
  • Changing Background Colour on All the Slides within a Presentation

PowerPoint 2016 Design Themes

  •  Applying a Theme to a Presentation
  • Modifying the Theme Colours
  • Modifying the Theme Fonts

Text Boxes (Placeholders)

  •  Editing Text Boxes (Placeholders)
  • Resizing a Text Box (Placeholder)
  • Moving a Text Box (Placeholder)

Manipulating Text in PowerPoint 2016

  •  Selecting Text
  • Moving Text within a Slide
  • Moving Text between Slides within a Presentation or between Presentations
  • Copying Text within a Slide
  • Copying Text between Slides within a Presentation or between Presentations
  • Deleting Text
  • Using Find
  • Using Replace

Font Formatting within PowerPoint 2016

  •  Font Formatting Options
  • Changing the Font Type
  • Changing Font Size
  • Increasing or Decreasing the Font Size
  • Bold, Italic or Underline Formatting
  • Strikethrough Effects
  • Shadow Effects
  • Character Spacing
  • Changing Case
  • Font Colour
  • Clearing All Text Formatting

Paragraph Formatting within PowerPoint 2016

  •  Text Alignment
  • Columns
  • Modifying Bullet Point Formatting
  • Using Numbering Instead of Bullet Points
  • Changing the List Level
  • Indenting Bulleted Text
  • Line Spacing Vs. Paragraph Spacing
  • Line Spacing
  • Paragraph Spacing
  • Using Outline View
  • PowerPoint Presenter Notes
  • Text Direction
  • Text Alignment within a Text Box (Placeholder)
  • Text AutoFit
  • Using the Format Painter

Tables and PowerPoint 2016

  •  Table Selection Techniques
  • Column Selection
  • Row Selection
  • Entire Table Selection
  • Creating a Table
  • Applying a Style to a Table
  • Cell Background Shading
  • Applying Table Effects
  • Adding ‘Quick Styles’ to Selected Text
  • Applying Borders to Cells
  • Deleting a Column
  • Deleting a Row
  • Inserting Rows or Columns
  • Modifying Column Width and Row Height
  • Distributing Rows and Columns

PowerPoint 2016 & Illustrations

  •  Selecting an Illustration
  • Selecting Multiple Illustrations
  • Moving an Illustration
  • Copying an Illustration
  • Deleting an Illustration
  • Resizing an Illustration
  • Stretching an Illustration
  • Copying Illustrations between Presentations
  • Moving Illustrations between Presentations
  • Inserting Illustrations within PowerPoint
  • Inserting Pictures from Your Hard Disk
  • Inserting Online Pictures or Clip Art
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Inserting Text into a Shape
  • Inserting Perfect Circles or Perfect Squares
  • Inserting a Line
  • Inserting a Free Drawn Line
  • Inserting an Arrow
  • Inserting a Text Box
  • Inserting SmartArt

Manipulating Illustrations within PowerPoint

  •  Formatting the Shape Background Fill Colour Style
  • Applying a Shadow to an Illustration
  • Modifying Arrow Line Shapes and Size
  • Rotating or Flipping an Illustration
  • Rotating Illustrations by Dragging With the Mouse
  • Layering Illustrations to the Front or Back
  • Aligning Graphics Relative to Each Other or Relative to the Slide
  • Aligning Shapes Relative to the Left of a Slide
  • Aligning Shapes Relative to the Centre of a Slide
  • Aligning Shapes Relative to the Right of a Slide
  • Aligning Shapes Relative to the Top of a Slide
  • Aligning Shapes Relative to the Bottom of a Slide
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Objects

Charts in PowerPoint 2016

  •  Inserting Charts and Editing the Chart Data
  • Changing the Chart Type
  • Changing the Background Colour in the Chart
  • Changing the Column, Bar, Line or Pie Slice Colours in the Chart
  • Chart Title Manipulation
  • Adding Data Labels to a Chart

Manipulating Slides within PowerPoint 2016

  •  Moving Slides within a Presentation or between Presentations
  • Copying Slides within a Presentation
  • Deleting a Slide or Slides
  • Copying Slides between Presentations
  • Moving Slides between Presentations

PowerPoint 2016 Slide Masters

  •  What Is a Slide Master?
  • Inserting a Picture (Clipart) Into a Master Slide
  • Removing a Picture or Shape from a Master Slide

Headers, Footers and Slide Numbering

  •  Creating a Footer
  • Automatic Slide Numbering
  • Inserting Dates into the Footer

PowerPoint 2016 Slide Shows

  •  Running a Slide Show
  • Adding Slide Show Transition Effects
  • Removing Transition Effects
  • Adding Slide Show Animation Effects
  • Modifying Slide Show Animation Effects
  • Removing Animation Effects
  • Hiding Slides
  • Displaying Hidden Slides within a Slide Show

Video Creation Using PowerPoint 2016

  •  Inserting Hyperlinks into Slides
  • Converting a PowerPoint Presentation into a Video
  • Uploading a Video to YouTube

Printing and Proofing In PowerPoint 2016

  •  Spell-Checking a Presentation
  • Using Portrait or Landscape Slide Orientation
  • Switching between Standard and Widescreen Formats
  • Selecting Your Output Format
  • Visually Inspect Each Slide before Printing
  • Printing Options
  • Setting the Number of Copies to Print
  • Selecting a Different Printer
  • Printing Selected Slides
  • Setting the Number of Slides per Page to Be Printed
  • Single or Double Sided (Duplex) Printing
  • To Print a Presentation