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PowerPoint 2010 Basic 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:

Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Starting and Exiting Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
  • Identifying the Parts of the PowerPoint Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Opening a Presentation
  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation


  • Introduction
  • Creating a New Slide
  • Moving, Copying, or Deleting a Slide
  • Changing the Layout of a Slide
  • Hiding a Slide
  • Adding a Footer to a Slide
  • Changing Slide Properties
  • Working with Slide Views


  • Introduction
  • Adding Text to a Slide
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Formatting Text
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Applying Paragraph Formatting
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using AutoFit


  • Introduction
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Editing a Shape
  • Inserting Clip Art or a Picture from a File
  • Inserting a Screen Shot
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Applying a Quick Style to an Object

Themes and Backgrounds

  • Introduction
  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Color Scheme
  • Applying a Font Scheme
  • Applying an Effects Scheme
  • Saving a Theme
  • Working with Backgrounds
  • Inserting a Background Picture

Slide Shows and Viewing

  • Introduction
  • Viewing a Slide Show
  • Navigating a Slide Show
  • Rehearsing Timings
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Slide Show
  • Zooming In and Out of a Document
  • Viewing Multiple Presentations


  • Introduction
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Saving Handouts in a Word Document
  • E-mailing a Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation as a Video
  • Broadcasting a Slide Show
  • Marking a Presentation as Final
  • Packaging a Presentation for CD

Getting Help

  • Introduction
  • Using PowerPoint Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Displaying Access Keys