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Table of Contents
                            PowerPoint 2007 Just the Steps For Dummies
	About the Authors
	Authors’ Acknowledgments
	Contents at a Glance
		About This Book
		Why You Need This Book
		How This Book Is Organized
		Get Ready To...
	Part I: Creating a Presentation
		Chapter 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
			Start PowerPoint Using the Start Menu
			Start PowerPoint Using Keyboard Shortcuts
			Open a Saved Presentation
			Close a Presentation
			Create a Presentation
			Create a Presentation Based on a Template
			Change a Design Template
			Change the Opening Default View
			Save a Presentation
			Change Save Options
			Exit PowerPoint
		Chapter 2: Customizing the PowerPoint Interface
			Customize Tools
			Reset the Quick Access Toolbar
			Access Commands with Keyboard Shortcuts
			Add Ribbon Tools to the Quick Access Toolbar
			Get Help in PowerPoint
			Search Help Online
			Use the Research Pane
		Chapter 3: Building Your Presentation and Adding Content
			Create an Outline
			Import a Microsoft Word Document
			Send a Presentation from PowerPoint to Word
			Change a Title Slide to a Title and Content Slide
			Apply a Built-in Slide Template
			Insert a New Slide
			Insert a Slide from Another Presentation
			Display Multiple Presentations
			Copy a Slide from Another Presentation
		Chapter 4: Basic Editing Techniques
			Edit Text on a Slide
			Move Text on a Slide
			Move Text on a Master Slide
			Resize Text Boxes
			Format Text Attributes
			Adjust Line and Paragraph Spacing on a Master Slide
			Set Indents and Tabs
			Add a New Text Placeholder
			Rotate Text
			View a Slide Show
			Organize Slides in the Slide Sorter
			Delete a Slide
			Copy and Paste between Slides
		Chapter 5: Advanced Editing and Formatting
			Add Headers and Footers
			Use AutoCorrections
			Use AutoCorrect
			Spell Check Slides
			Find and Replace Words
			Copy Text Formatting Using Format Painter
		Chapter 6: Working with Masters
			Create a Master Slide
			Apply a Theme to a New Slide Master
			Apply a Slide Master to a Slide
			Rename a Master Slide
			Change a Background on a Slide Master
			Edit a Notes Master
			Edit a Handout Master
	Part II: Adding Visual Interest to Slides
		Chapter 7: Adding Lines and Shapes
			Use the Drawing Toolbar
			Format a Drawing Object
			Use WordArt to Jazz Up Text
			Draw Lines
			Change a Line Style
			Add Arrowheads to Lines
			Create Block Arrows
			Change a Shape
			Move Lines and Shapes
			Rotate Lines and Shapes
			Stack Lines and Shapes
		Chapter 8: Applying Themes and Styles
			Apply a Theme
			Customize a Theme’s Color
			Customize a Theme’s Fonts
			Choose a Theme’s Effects
			Save a Customized Theme
			Change a Slide Background Style
			Insert a Picture on a Slide Background
			Insert a Texture on a Slide Background
			Insert a Solid or Gradient Fill on a Slide Background
			Apply Quick Styles
			Change the Background of Notes or Handouts
		Chapter 9: Working with Pictures
			Insert a Picture from Clip Art
			Insert a Picture from a File
			Insert a Picture from a Web Page
			Add a Clip to the Clip Organizer
			Insert Pictures in a Photo Album
			Resize a Picture Manually
			Resize a Picture Precisely
			Crop a Picture
			Flip or Rotate a Picture
			Align and Distribute Pictures
			Group Pictures
			Adjust Picture Brightness and Contrast
			Recolor Pictures and Clip Art
			Add Transparency to a Picture
			Compress a Picture to Reduce File Size
			Add Effects
		Chapter 10: Creating Tables and Charts
			Insert a Table
			Insert a Table by Drawing
			Copy a Table from Microsoft Word or Excel 2007
			Insert a Table from Microsoft Excel 2007
			Enter Table Text in PowerPoint
			Format Table Text
			Add and Modify Table Columns and Rows
			Merge and Split Cells
			Modify a Table’s Style
			Apply Shading or Border to Table Elements
			Apply Effects to Table Elements
			Insert Pictures into a Table
			Insert and Embed a Chart
			Paste an Excel Chart
			Edit the Chart’s Data
			Change a Chart’s Type
			Select Chart Elements Efficiently
			Change a Chart’s Style or Layout
			Format a Graph’s Text
			Format a Chart’s Legend and Titles
			Format a Chart’s Data Labels
			Format a Chart’s Axes
			Format Gridlines
			Format a Chart’s Background
			Insert a Picture into a Chart
		Chapter 11: Creating Organizational Charts and Diagrams using SmartArt
			Creating SmartArt Graphics
			Add and Delete Shapes in a SmartArt Graphic
			Convert a SmartArt Graphic Type or Layout
			Format and Edit SmartArt Graphics
			Create an Organization Chart
			Add and Delete Shapes in an Organization Chart
			Modify an Organization Chart Style
			Modify an Organization Chart’s Color
			Modify an Organization Chart’s Hanging Layout
			Format Shapes and Text in an Organization Chart
			Import an Organization Chart from Word or Excel
			Create a Diagram or Flowchart
			Add and Delete Shapes in a Diagram or Flowchart
			Convert a Diagram Type
			Convert a Diagram or Flowchart Layout
			Modify a Diagram or Flowchart Style
			Modify a Diagram or Flowchart’s Color
			Format Shapes and Text in a Diagram or Flowchart
	Part III: Adding a Dash of Pizzazz with Multimedia
		Chapter 12: Integrating Sound and Movies
			Insert Sound from a File
			Insert Sound from the Clip Organizer
			Insert Sound from a CD
			Record a Sound
			Record a Narration
			Insert an Animated GIF from a File
			Insert a Movie from a File
			Insert an Animated GIF or Movie from the Clip Organizer
			Resize a Movie
			Edit Movie and Sound Options
		Chapter 13: Incorporate Hyperlinks and Transitions
			Create a Hyperlink within a Presentation
			Insert a Hyperlink to an Existing File or Web Site
			Insert a Hyperlink to a New File
			Insert a Hyperlink to an E-Mail Address
			Insert a Hyperlink to Another Presentation
			Change the Color of Hyperlinked Text
			Show Highlights or Play Sounds on Hyperlinks
			Insert an Action Button
			Add the Same Transition to All Slides
			Add a Different Transition to Each Slide
		Chapter 14: Incorporate Animation
			Apply Standard Animation Effects
			Create a Motion Path for Animations
			Apply a Custom Animation Effect to Text or Objects
			Apply Animation to Bullets
			Apply Effects Options to Animated Bullets
			Apply Effects Options to Animated Text or Objects
	Part IV: Presenting Effectively
		Chapter 15: Preparing the Presentation
			Set Up Your Show
			Set Timings for Slides Manually
			Set Timings for Slides While Rehearsing
			Establish Print Options
			Use Print Preview
			Print Audience Handouts
			Print Speaker Notes
			Print an Outline
			Send Handouts, Notes, or an Outline to Microsoft Word
			Optimize Slide Show Performance
			Create a Backup by Packaging for CD
		Chapter 16: Sharing Your Presentation
			Use Office Diagnostics
			Create a Custom Show
			Set Permissions
			Use PowerPoint Viewer
			Send a Presentation as an E-Mail Attachment
			Save a Presentation as Office 97-2003
			Review a Presentation
			Save a Presentation as XML Paper Specification
			View an XML Paper Specification File
			Transfer a Presentation to an FTP Site
			Convert a Presentation to PDF
			Add Metadata to PowerPoint Files
			Create a Self-Running Kiosk
			Hold an Online Meeting
			Access Files Quickly
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Add Effects
1. Open a presentation in PowerPoint.

2. Select the Shape(s), text, WordArt, clip art, or picture to
which you want to add a shadow effect.

3. In the Ribbon, click the Format/Picture Tools tab. In the
Picture Styles group, you can select one of the many pre-
set styles, or . . .

4. In the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects and
choose your desired effect, such as shadow, glow, or
bevel, from the drop-down palette. Your options vary
according to the element you’ve selected.

5. Select the style of effect you want from the second flyout
palette, as shown in Figure 9-21.

6. To change the specific settings of that effect, such as
position or color, select <name of your effect> Options.

7. Your effect is applied, as shown in Figure 9-22. To remove
the effect, select No <name of effect>.

Note that when working with shapes, text or WordArt, menus will
change to DrawingTools, Shape Styles, Shape Effects, WordArt Styles,
and Text Effects.

Figure 9-21: Choose your desired effect style

Figure 9-22: Effects can add additional interest to your art


Add Effects

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Chapter 9: Working with Pictures

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