Getting Started with PowerPoint 2007

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How to Start PowerPoint 2007

Microsoft provides several ways to start PowerPoint 2007 so you can start creating slides and presentations. You can launch PowerPoint from the Start menu, from a desktop icon, or from the Quick Launch [more…]

How to Start a PowerPoint 2007 Slide Show

You’ve put hours into creating a great PowerPoint presentation. PowerPoint is designed to display slides present on a screen. PowerPoint can show your presentation on your computer’s own monitor, a projector [more…]

How to Add Notes to a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

PowerPoint lets you create speaker notes to help you through your presentation. You can write a complete script for your PowerPoint presentation or just jot down a few key points to refresh your memory [more…]

Design Slides with PowerPoint Themes

A theme is a set of design elements you can apply to slides in your presentation. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 includes 20 carefully crafted themes you can use to give your PowerPoint presentations a professional [more…]

Write Equations in PowerPoint 2007

Use the Equation Editor to place mathematical equations and expressions on PowerPoint slides. The equations you draw become embedded PowerPoint objects so you can edit them without leaving PowerPoint, [more…]

How to Lock a PowerPoint 2007 Presentation with a Password

If you don’t want just any Tom, Dick, or Harry to look at your PowerPoint presentation, lock your presentation with a password and give out the password only to people whose opinions you trust. Follow [more…]

How to Set Up a Projector for a PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

It’s time to share your PowerPoint presentation with your audience. If you’re going to show your PowerPoint presentation using a computer projector and a laptop, you need to know how to connect the computer [more…]

How to Add a Date, Number, or Footer to PowerPoint 2007 Slides

A footer on a PowerPoint slide provides a convenient place for repeating text on each PowerPoint slide, handout, or notes page. You can add the time and date, slide number or page number, or any other [more…]

How to Apply Themes to Your Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2007

You can apply any theme you like to your PowerPoint Slide Master via the Edit Theme group in the Slide Master tab on the PowerPoint Ribbon. To change the theme for a PowerPoint Slide Master, follow these [more…]

How to Display PowerPoint 2007 Notes on a Separate Monitor

If you have a computer that can use two monitors, you can display your PowerPoint notes on one monitor and show your PowerPoint slides on a projector connected to the other monitor. This way, you can see [more…]

How to Create a Custom Show in PowerPoint 2007

The Custom Shows feature in PowerPoint lets you create several similar slide shows stored in a single PowerPoint presentation file. A PowerPoint presentation can contain as many custom shows as you want [more…]

Use Cut, Copy, and Paste in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint 2007 uses the standard Cut, Copy, and Paste commands. These commands work on selected text, or a selected object. The Cut and Copy commands add stuff to the Clipboard, and the Paste command [more…]

How to Create a Theme Font in PowerPoint 2007

A theme font you create in PowerPoint becomes part of the theme you’re working in. It becomes available to all PowerPoint presentations you create with the theme later. Follow these steps to create a theme [more…]

Keyboard and Mouse Tricks for Your PowerPoint 2007 Slide Show

While showing your PowerPoint slide show, you can use the keyboard and mouse to control your presentation. PowerPoint offers keys and clicks that you can use to make your PowerPoint presentation run smoothly [more…]

Display Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

You worked hard designing your PowerPoint 2007 presentation. When your PowerPoint masterpiece is ready, you can display it on the screen. Just follow these steps: [more…]

How to Create a New PowerPoint 2007 Presentation from a Template

A template sets the background and design/style or a presentation (such as the font, color schemes, etc.). Microsoft PowerPoint includes the New Presentation dialog box which provides access to many templates [more…]

How to Hide or Display a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

Hide a PowerPoint slide when you want to keep it on hand “just in case” during your PowerPoint presentation. You can see hidden slides in PowerPoint’s Normal and Slide Sorter views, but the audience doesn’t [more…]

How to Create a Self-Running Presentation in PowerPoint 2007

Before you can self-run a presentation, you have to tell PowerPoint that you want it to self-run. Self-running PowerPoint presentations don’t have the control buttons in the lower-left corner. You can’t [more…]

How to Use Undo in PowerPoint 2007

If you make a mistake while editing your PowerPoint slides, use the Undo command. The PowerPoint Undo command is your safety net. PowerPoint Undo remembers up to 20 of your most recent actions. You can [more…]

How to Save Your PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

You’ve spent hours creating your Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 presentation, so now it’s time to save it. Like everything else in PowerPoint, there are several ways to save a document or presentation: [more…]

How to Close a PowerPoint 2007 Presentation

Closing a PowerPoint presentation is like putting it in a folder, and storing the folder in its proper drawer. There are three different ways to close a PowerPoint presentation: [more…]

Navigating PowerPoint 2007

The top part of the PowerPoint 2007 screen is full of icons and buttons designed to make navigation easy as you create your PowerPoint presentation. When you first open PowerPoint, you see the main PowerPoint [more…]

How to Use the Thesaurus in PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint includes a built-in thesaurus that can quickly show you synonyms for a word that you’ve typed in your PowerPoint presentation. Use the PowerPoint Thesaurus to find alternatives so you don’t [more…]

What Is a User-Run Presentation in PowerPoint 2007?

A user-run, or interactive, PowerPoint presentation is one that the viewer gets to control. The viewer decides which PowerPoint slide appears next and how long each slide remains on-screen. User-run PowerPoint [more…]

How to Duplicate a PowerPoint 2007 Slide

PowerPoint sports a Duplicate Slide command that lets you duplicate an entire slide. That way, after you toil over a slide to get its formatting just right, you can create a duplicate slide to use as the [more…]

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