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PowerPoint 2003 Basic Course

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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:

Getting Started

  • Starting and Exiting PowerPoint
  • Identifying the Parts of the PowerPoint Window
  • Using the Task Pane
  • Using the Standard Toolbar
  • Creating a New Blank Presentation
  • Creating a New Presentation from a Design Template
  • Using the AutoContent Wizard
  • Opening an Existing Presentation
  • Creating a New Presentation from an Existing Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation

Viewing and Formatting Slides

  • Using PowerPoint Views
  • Using the Outline and Slides Tabs
  • Selecting Slides
  • Inserting and Deleting Slides
  • Duplicating and Rearranging Slides
  • Hiding a Slide
  • Adding a Footer to a Slide
  • Applying Design Templates and Color Schemes to an Existing Presentation
  • Using the Slide Master


  • Adding Text to a Slide
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Checking Spelling
  • Formatting Text
  • Using Format Painter
  • Using AutoFit to Resize Text
  • Aligning and Indenting Text
  • Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Adding Text to an Outline
  • Creating Notes


  • Using the Drawing Toolbar
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Inserting a Picture from a File
  • Adding a Clip to the Clip Organizer
  • Inserting a Clip from the Clip Organizer
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Using AutoShapes
  • Arranging and Aligning Images
  • Grouping and Stacking Images
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects

Charts, Tables, and Multimedia

  • Creating a Chart
  • Inserting a Table
  • Creating a Diagram
  • Creating an Organization Chart
  • Inserting a Sound File
  • Inserting a Movie or Animated File
  • Playing a CD During a Presentation
  • Using the Content Placeholder Icon

Slide Show

  • Viewing a Slide Show
  • Navigating a Slide Show
  • Using the Slide Show Toolbar
  • Setting Transitions and Timing
  • Adding Animation Effects to Transitions
  • Saving a Presentation as a Web Page
  • Viewing a Web Presentation


  • Printing Slides
  • Printing to Other Presentation Media
  • Printing Handouts
  • Printing Notes Pages
  • Adding Headers and Footers to Handouts and Notes Pages
  • Changing the Handout and Notes Masters
  • Printing an Outline
  • Packaging a Presentation for CD

Getting Help

  • Using the Type a Question for Help Box
  • Using the Help Task Pane
  • Using the Office Assistant
  • Hiding or Turning Off the Assistant
  • Changing the Office Assistant
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Printing a Help Topic