Microsoft PowerPoint Training – Level 1


GETTING STARTED

Starting PowerPoint

  • Opening Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Planning a PowerPoint presentation

Getting Familiar with the PowerPoint Screen

  • Identifying parts of the PowerPoint screen

  • Working with the ribbon

  • Using & customizing the quick access toolbar

  • Minimizing or expanding the ribbon

  • Using the zoom feature

Developing a Presentation

  • Creating a new blank presentation

  • Creating a new presentation with available themes

  • Creating a new presentation with available templates

  • Inserting a new slide

  • Choosing a slide layout

  • Shortcut to start a new blank presentation

Saving & Opening Presentation

  • Opening a presentation using the library

  • Opening a presentation via recent menu

  • Saving & closing a presentation

  • Exiting PowerPoint

  • Shortcuts to open, close, save & exit

FORMATTING SLIDES

Formatting & Proofing Text

  • Changing font type or size

  • Applying bold, italic or underline text

  • Using change case options

  • Copying  formatting with the format painter

  • Using the mini-toolbar

Formatting Paragraph

  • Applying align text left

  • Applying align text right

  • Centering a paragraph

  • Justifying a paragraph

  • Shortcuts to change the alignment

  • Changing spacing before & after a paragraph

  • Opening the line spacing within a paragraph

  • Increasing or decreasing indentation

Bullets & Numbering List

  • Creating a bullet list

  • Creating a number list

  • Using the bullets or numbers library

  • Using pictures as bullets

WORKING WITH IMAGES & BASIC ILLUSTRATIONS

Images

  • Inserting pictures, cliparts, or screenshots

  • Selecting & deleting pictures or cliparts

  • Sizing & moving pictures or cliparts

  • Formatting pictures or cliparts

Basic Illustrations

  • Inserting lines or basics shapes

WORKING WITH SLIDES & PRESENTATION

Viewing a Presentation

  • Displaying outline or slide view

  • Switching to normal or slide sorter view

  • Switching to slide show or reading view

Working with Slides

  • Rearranging & sizing placeholders

  • Inserting, copying or deleting a slide

  • Copying slides between presentations

  • Rearranging slide within side pane

Organizing Slides in Slide Sorter View

  • Rearranging, duplicating, or deleting slides

  • Hiding or unhiding slides

RUNNING A PRESENTATION

Slide Show

  • Starting a slide show within PowerPoint

  • Shortcut for running a presentation

  • Slide show commands

  • Moving between slides in your presentation

  • Moving around during your presentation

  • Adding transition or sound effects

  • Running an automatic slide show

PRINTING PRESENTATION

Page Setup Options

  • Changing orientation

  • Modifying width & height

Printing a Presentation

  • Selecting print options

  • Printing slides or outlines

  • Printing handouts or notes pages

  • Printing with the grayscale option

Microsoft Power Point Help

Help & Maintenance

  • Searching help

  • Using the table of content

  • Shortcut for Help