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PowerPoint 2003 Advanced Course

Microsoft PowerPoint






The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Animation and Multimedia

  • Applying Entrance, Emphasis, and Exit Effects
  • Applying or Drawing Motion Paths
  • Changing Effect Options
  • Adjusting Timing for Custom Animation Effects
  • Animating Charts and Diagrams
  • Adding an Enhancement to an Animated Object
  • Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Inserting Action Buttons
  • Working with Movies
  • Recording Voice Narration

Slide Shows

  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
  • Rehearsing Timings
  • Running a Presentation on Two Monitors
  • Using Presenter View
  • Working with Pointer Options
  • Setting Up a Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Presentation to Run Automatically
  • Setting Up a Program to Open During a Slide Show


  • Formatting Pictures and Clip Art
  • Using the Picture Toolbar
  • Optimizing Images to Reduce File Size
  • Adding Shadows and Other Effects
  • Cropping and Resizing Pictures
  • Add a Transparent Background or Watermark
  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Modifying a Photo Album
  • Creating a Flowchart

Special Slides

  • Creating a Summary Slide
  • Creating a Table of Contents Slide
  • Splitting Body Text onto Two Slides
  • Allowing Multiple Slide Masters
  • Inserting a Slide Master and a Title Master
  • Working with Slide Masters
  • Adjusting Placeholders
  • Changing the Slide Orientation

Import and Output Features

  • Inserting Text from Another File
  • Copying Data from an Excel File
  • Importing an Excel Chart
  • Sending Notes, Handouts, and Outlines to Word
  • Saving a Presentation for Earlier PowerPoint Versions
  • Saving a Slide as a Graphic
  • Saving a Presentation as Text Only
  • Merging Multiple Presentations into One
  • Printing Ink Annotations and Reviewer Comments

Reviewing and Security

  • Sending a Presentation for Review
  • Inserting Comments
  • Reviewing Changes and Comments
  • Combining Presentations Sent for Review
  • Protecting a Presentation with a Password
  • Adding a Digital Signature
  • Removing Personal Information from a Presentation


  • Customizing Bullets
  • Creating a Design Template
  • Editing a Design Template
  • Customizing Toolbars
  • Customizing Menus
  • Resetting Toolbars and Menus
  • Creating a Custom Toolbar
  • Adding the Slide Miniature View

Macros and Extras

  • Recording a Macro
  • Assigning a Macro to a Toolbar or Menu
  • Running a Macro
  • Setting Up a Macro to Run During a Presentation
  • Deleting a Macro
  • Changing the Security Level for Macro Virus Protection
  • Using Research Services