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PowerPoint 2010 Modifying Themes
A theme is a predefined combination of colors, fonts, and effects that can be applied to your presentation. PowerPoint includes built-in themes that allow you to easily create professional-looking presentations without spending a lot of time formatting. You can modify themes by combining the colors, fonts and effects from different themes, and you can customize them even further by creating your own sets of colors and fonts.
In this lesson, you will learn how to modify theme colors, theme fonts, and theme effects, and apply a background style.

PowerPoint 2010 Presenting Slide Show
Once your slide show is completed, you will need to learn how to present it to an audience. PowerPoint offers several tools and features that can assist you in making your presentation smooth, engaging and professional.
In this lesson, you will learn how to play a slide show and advance through the slides. In addition, you will learn about various presentation options like using a highlighter to mark slides or how to set your slide show to play on a continuous loop.

PowerPoint 2010 Applying Transitions
Transitions are motion effects that, when in Slide Show View, add movement to your slides as you advance from one slide to another. There are many transitions to choose from; each one allows you to control the speed, and even add sound.
In this lesson, you will learn how to apply and customize slide transitions.

PowerPoint 2010 Applying a Theme
A theme is a predefined combination of colors, fonts, and effects that can be applied to your presentation. PowerPoint includes built-in themes that allow you to easily create professional-looking presentations without spending a lot of time formatting. In this lesson, you will learn all about themes and how to apply them.

PowerPoint 2010 Slide Basics
PowerPoint includes all the features you need to produce professional-looking presentations. When you create a PowerPoint presentation, it is made up of a series of slides. The slides contain the information you want to communicate with your audience. This information can include text, pictures, charts, video, sound, and more.
Before you begin adding information to slides, you need to know the basics of working with slides. In this lesson, you will learn how to insert new slides, modify a layout, change your presentation view, and more.

PowerPoint 2007 Using the Slide Master
Each time you apply a new theme to your slides, a slide master appears in the background. It stores information about the theme such as font style, colors, effects, placeholder size, text alignment, and more. The slide master allows you to easily make changes to all slides or a specific slide layout.
In this lesson, you will learn how to use the slide master view to apply changes to the slide master and supporting layouts.

PowerPoint 2007 Using Transitions
Transition effects, or transitions as they are often called, are the movements you see when one slide changes to another in slide show view. Transition effects are different than animation effects. The term animation in PowerPoint refers to the movements of text and objects on the slide, while transitions refer to the movement of the slide as it changes to another slide.
In this lesson, you will learn how to apply and customize transition effects.

PowerPoint 2007 Inserting Sound
PowerPoint allows you to add sound to your presentation in several different ways. You can do this using a sound file on your computer, choose from hundreds of sounds available through the clip organizer, or play tracks from an audio CD. Do you want the music to play through the entire presentation? Or would you prefer the music only to play on one slide? PowerPoint not only allows you to use sound, but allows you to customize sound options so you can play the sounds you want, the way that you want.
In this lesson, you will learn how to insert sound from three sources and how to set various sound options.

PowerPoint 2007 Slides
The PowerPoint 2007 slides section of the home tab is what we will cover next.

How to add comments
In this tutorial We will be discussing how to add comment while preparing a business presentation. Normally it takes time to build a good presentation. During the process of building a business presentation different ideas and different concepts will fly thru your mind. It will be a good practice to add comments in the slides at that time. Adding comments will help you to retract or recollect your thought process

Broadcast your PowerPoint Presentation
PowerPoint 2010 allows you to broadcast your presentation eliminating the need for a projector. You simply send a URL generated by PowerPoint to the audience for them to view the presentation on their own monitor.

Create a Countdown Timer in PowerPoint
Create a countdown timer in powerpoint to countdown to the beginning of a presentation.

Create Quiz
In this tutorial I will explain, how to make an effective and a killer presentation by adding quiz questions and answers in your business presentation. This method will also add interactivity during the presentation which will enable participation of attendees in the meeting. More so in a virtual presentation, if you can make the audience participate, definitely the message you are trying convey is will be accepted by the audience.

Adding Flash
Flash has become an integral part of the internet nowadays. Be it mobile phones or online applications almost anything that we use are flash compatible. The advantage of flash is that it is extremely light and can be easily published on the internet in minutes. In this tutorial you will be learning how to import a flash .swf file and play it from your Presentation slide using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.

Play a flash file from presentation
Flash has become an integral part of the internet nowadays. Be it mobile phones or online applications almost anything that we use are flash compatible. The advantage of flash is that it is extremely light and can be easily published on the internet in minutes. In this tutorial you will be learning how to import a flash .swf file and play it from your Presentation slide using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.

Reuse slides
We often work with different PowerPoint files and each one has a different theme or Template. There may be times when we would want to use a particular slide or background of one Presentation in another. In this tutorial you will learn how to use the theme of one PowerPoint slide in a different presentation or use the slide itself in a different presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007.

Create a Photoalbum
Learn how to create a powerpoint album in 10 simple steps, Powerpoint albums can be used at any get together like an alumni meet or party where you want to share a presentation of photos.

Create autorun presentation
Self-running presentations are a great way to communicate information without having to have someone available to run a slide show presentation. For example, you might want to set up a presentation to run unattended in a booth or kiosk at a trade show or convention

Watermark to Your Presentation
PowerPoint tutorial guides the user and demonstrates how to add a PowerPoint watermark to your PowerPoint presentation handouts and notes pages.

Visual Clarity Rules
PowerPoint tutorial demonstrates how to define visual clarity rules for PowerPoint presentations. This helps to make your presentations more effective by following best practices for slide design.

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