Perfecting PowerPoint 2011 for Mac Presentation Skills - dummies

Perfecting PowerPoint 2011 for Mac Presentation Skills

By Geetesh Bajaj, James Gordon

Part of Office 2011 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Don’t let your audience suffer “death by PowerPoint” with the presentations you create in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Spruce up your slide presentations with these handy PowerPoint 2011 features:

  • Cross-platform presentations: To play your presentations on other platforms, install Flip4Mac, a free QuickTime codec that enables you to play Windows Media Video format in QuickTime.

  • Print handouts: To print handouts with lines for taking notes, choose File→Print. Look for the Print What pop-up menu and choose Handouts (3 Slides per Page).

  • Create a PowerPoint package: To create a package that has all DRM-free media properly linked, choose File→Save As. In the Format pop-up menu, choose PowerPoint Package.

  • Notes Page View: Choose View→Notes Page to work in a special view that allows you to see your slide and create extensive notes.