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Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 bible / Faithe Wempen.
ISBN-13: 978-0-470-04368-4 (paper/cd-rom)
1. Presentation graphics software. 2. Microsoft PowerPoint (Computer File) I. Title.
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Some books zoom through a software program so fast it makes your head spin. You'll come out dizzy, but basically able to cobble together some
The Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Bible is probably the only PowerPoint book you will ever need. In fact, it might even be the only book on giving presentations you'll ever need. No, seriously! I mean it.
As you probably guessed by the heft of the book, this is not a quick-fix shortcut to PowerPoint expertise. Instead, it's a thoughtful, thorough educational tool that can be your personal trainer now and your reference text for
But this book doesn't stop with PowerPoint procedures. Creating a good presentation is much more than just clicking a few dialog boxes and typing some text. It requires knowledge and planning-lots of it. That's why this book includes a whole chapter on planning a presentation, and another whole chapter on the practical issues involved in presenting one. You learn things like the following:
How to select the best
How to gauge the
How to arrange the tables and chairs in the meeting room to
How to choose what to wear for a live presentation
And lots more! When you finish this book, you will not only be able to build a presentation with PowerPoint, but you'll also be able to explain why you made the choices you did, and you'll deliver that presentation smoothly and with confidence.
If you are planning a presentation for remote delivery (for example, posting it on a Web site or setting up a kiosk at a trade show), you'll find lots of help for these situations too. In fact, an entire section of the book is devoted to various nontraditional presentation