The ONLY comprehensive resource readers need to learn Microsoft's powerful presentation application! Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 is intended for experienced computer users who want to be able to utilize PowerPoint's more sophisticated features. The focus of this book is to get you up and running quickly, and then spend more time exploring the advanced features PowerPoint has to offer such as customization, animation, and multimedia.
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Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 is the latest version of this powerful presentation graphics software program and is part of the Microsoft Office 2003 family. Using PowerPoint, you can create a basic slideshow quickly or you can delve into sophisticated features to create a customized presentation. Because it's part of the Microsoft Office suite of products, you'll find PowerPoint intuitive and very familiar if you already use any other Office applications, such as Word or Excel.
Because creating a successful presentation is more than just becoming a PowerPoint power user, we've included a special section in this book on presentation skills. After you master PowerPoint, you can master presentation techniques, such as creating a script, evaluating the use of multimedia and color, reaching your audience, rehearsing your speech, speaking in public, and dealing with the technicalities of presentation. This information combines with a thorough discussion of all PowerPoint's many features to create a complete reference manual for anyone who makes presentations using PowerPoint.
About the Author
Patrice-Anne Rutledge has authored more than 20 computer and business books, including several from Pearson Technology Group. Patrice is a specialist on e-business communications and globalization issues, working for leading technology firms in northern California for more than 10 years. She has used and trained others to use PowerPoint for many years, designing presentations for meetings, seminars, trade shows, and worldwide audiences.