Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
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Learn Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Learn how to use Powerpoint 2010 with Microsoft Powerpoint tutorial 2010 from the the e-learning experts!
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Last updated 3/2013
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What Will I Learn?
  • After completing this Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 course you will know how to create professional presentations and slideshows that display quality and sophistication. Basic and plain presentations will be a thing of the past. Learn to add everything from Audio and Video to Screenshots and Tables to your slideshow.
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  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Become proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 as the experts at ClipTraining take you through a comprehensive video journey.  Starting with the Home Ribbon, Tables, Graphics and SmartArt; then moving onto Audio, Video and Screenshots. Your excursion doesn’t end there, continue  learning with a vast numbers of videos on the Design Ribbon, Slide Show Ribbon, Transitions and Animation Ribbon; and Review and View Ribbon.

With more than 75 video clips and over 2 hours of focused video training. Our methodology is concentrated content without all the added fluff you see in other training courses. Meaning, we teach you what you need to know in the minimal time it takes to learn it. We understand that you don’t have time to waste on unneeded content. This is why ClipTraining is relied upon by the Fortune 100 and K-12 schools everywhere.

Whether you’re planning a presentation for personal use, a school project or for professional business; ClipTraining has the content you need presented in a step-by-step easy to understand tutorial from a Microsoft PowerPoint Expert. 

Along with the task-based, to-the-point videos, you’ll receive an excellent downloadable ‘ClipStart’ PDF with helpful tips to get you started.

Don’t wait any longer; take this course to learn all about making PowerPoint slideshow presentations. Before you know it you’ll be on your way becoming a Microsoft Office pro.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who needs or wants to create a PowerPoint presentation in either a professional or casual setting; and who needs a better understanding of all of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 features. These videos are ideal for visual learners.
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Curriculum For This Course
78 Lectures
Introduction and Auxiliary Materials
2 Lectures 01:43

In this lecture clip we will provide an introduction to ClipTraining and information on how to best use our training materials.

Preview 01:43

Download this 2 page guide to help get you and your team up and running fast with PowerPoint 2010!

Preview 2 pages
Getting Started and Working with the Home Ribbon
16 Lectures 30:57

Let’s get this presentation started. Learn to navigate your way through:

  • The Ribbon which includes the basic tabs you will need to create an exceptional slideshow.
  • How PowerPoint will give you commands based on the context you are working on.
  • Find out about the backstage view, oops! the File tab.

Preview 03:02

Don’t overlook the little icons on the Quick Access Toolbar. Its commands will help you quickly print, save or undo any of your work. Don’t see a command you use often? No problem, learn how to customize this toolbar for all your quick access needs.

Preview 02:44

In this clip discover how to master the skills of cut, copy and paste. Learn what group these tools are located in and why it is important to select an item on the page.

Preview 02:12

Audience members won’t get seasick from bouncing headlines since PowerPoint always keeps the dimensions of its textboxes the same. Use the navigation pane to insert new slides in-between existing slides. Then pick from various pre-formatted slides that help add text, pictures, bullet points and more to your PowerPoint presentation.  

Preview 02:53

Viewers will learn how to duplicate a slide in this Clip Training video. This can help show audiences a step by step progression during a presentation.

Duplicating Slides

Bold, Italic, Underline, Shadow, Strikethrough and Character spacing will help emphasize text and impact your audience. Noticing different words on a slide can help bring a point home. Be careful, too much font format might just pass up home and you’ll end up at the neighbor’s house.  

Emphasizing Text

Not everything in Power Point has to be black and white. In this clip learn about tinkering with the font group. Have fun with theme fonts, font sizes, color and change case. Don’t like what you created? Learn about the Clear All Formatting button.

Working with the Font Group

Not everything in Power Point has to be black and white. In this clip learn about tinkering with the font group. Have fun with theme fonts, font sizes, color and change case. Don’t like what you created? Learn about the Clear All Formatting button.

Adding Shapes to your Presentation

Don’t like the looks of the shapes that you added to your presentation? Don’t worry; in this clip you will learn how to format items from the Drawing Group with Quick Styles. Use the Live Preview button to help make changes easier to view.

Modifying Shapes

Now you have customized your slide with shapes, lines, flow charts and more. Don’t like the placement of these once on the slide? Don’t hit the delete button. Watch this clip and learn how to arrange, rotate and add shape effects to the objects in the slide.

Arranging & Rotating Shapes

Lines aren’t just for underlining words in this clip. Learn how the line buttons can also double as connectors. Use curved lines, straight lines, lines with arrows and more to connect objects in a presentation. Make sure to pay close attention to how to use the connector buttons or your objects won’t stay linked.  

Working with Shape Line Connectors

Stop searching for words you want to change. Watch with clip and learn how to Find and Replace words, Match Case, and Find Whole Words with the click of a button.

Working with Find & Replace

Selecting each object individually in a slide and moving them perfectly can be time consuming. This quick clip will show you how to grab and relocate as an entire group.  

Selecting Objects

Are the objects on your slide overlapping? Do the objects in the back need to move the front or the front objects to the back. Arrange objects to your liking by learning more about the drawing group.  

Arranging Objects

You don’t have to have a math degree to rotate the objects on a slide exactly 90 degrees. This clip will teach you three different ways to rotate objects whether it needs to be rotated precisely 90 degrees or only 13 degrees.

Rotating Objects

There are various options for resizing an object on a slide.

Learn how to:

  • Resize objects to exact size dimensions
  • Resize the length and/or width
  • Lock to Aspects Ratio
  • Best Scale for slide show

Resizing Objects
Inserting Tables, Graphics, SmartArt and More
14 Lectures 20:30

No need to use Excel to add a cell table to a PowerPoint presentation. Learn to insert a single cell table to a 10x8 cell table. Don’t like those dimensions? No worries, specify the number of columns needed or draw your own table to the exact size desired.

Inserting a Table

You’ll never realize how many options you have to tailor a table to a desirable style. Watch this clip and learn to play around with the contextual table tab to customize each table on a slide.

Working with Contextual Table Tabs

You audience will in no way get board after you watch this quick clip. Maintain their attention by inserting pictures from your files.

Inserting Pictures

Have some fun with the pictures on your slides. With the Picture Tool Format Tab you can:

§  Frame Pictures

§  Add Artistic Effect, i.e. drawing, grain and weird colors

§  Change pictures from color to black and white and more

Using Picture Effects

Is a picture too big for your slide? Or is there someone unlikeable in your picture? That’s easy, just crop them out. Be careful you don’t crop too much; the reset button doesn’t seem to discard the cropping changes.

Editing Pictures

Make sure you watch this clip if you plan on emailing your presentation. Compressing the pictures will help make emailing a breeze.  

Compressing Pictures

Clip Art isn’t just about photographs any longer. Use this function to insert illustrations, videos, audio and animations to a slide. Encompass even more options when you connect to the internet.

Inserting Clip Art

Action buttons are fun. Add:

§  Graphics

§  Hyperlink to next slide or someplace else

§  Add sound

§  Add movie actions and much more

Using Action Buttons

Wow! Did you know you can remove the background from a picture? PowerPoint 2010 lets you work with the entire picture or just parts of it to remove parts of the photo that you don’t want.

Using Remove Background

SmartArt really is smart. This clip will show you where you can find the graphic box that holds diagrams, organizational charts and much more to make presentations even more fun.

Inserting SmartArt

Exploring the SmartArt Contextual Tabs can help change the look and feel of your diagrams and charts. Learn about SmartArts design and format tabs. Don’t get too funky; remember the text still needs to be readable.  

Exploring SmartArt Contextual Tabs

Inserting informational charts to a presentation might seem intimidating. Not with PowerPoint. An Excel chart corresponds with the PowerPoint chart linking the two programs; making this task an easy way to enter information.

Adding Charts

Work with the design, layout and format tabs to modify the charts in your presentation. Don’t worry; you won’t get puzzled as these tabs are just like the ones used when modifying pictures on a slide.

Modifying Charts

In this clip you will learn how to add hyperlinks to text, objects, ClipArt, photo or just about anything present in a slide. Hyperlinks can jump your audience from one slide to another, to folders on your computer, even to internet websites.
Caution: After watching this clip you may have the urge to say, “Beam me up Scotty.”

Inserting Hyperlinks
Inserting Text Elements, Audio/Video and Screenshots
16 Lectures 25:43

Most slides come pre-formatted with text boxes. You still may need to know how to add more text to a slide. This quick clip shows you how to draw in a new text box.

Inserting Text

Once you have a new text box in a slide you will need to watch this clip to learn the various ways to modify text; everything from font, font size, colors and more. Different fonts in your textbox? Discover how to get your text looking the same.

Modifying Text

Headers and Footers? No you did not get redirected to an anatomy class. Become skilled at adding headers and footers to your slides notes and handout pages. Pay attention, you can only add one of these to the actual slides in your presentation.  

Understanding Headers & Footers

Get rid of boring text and add some WordArt. Enough said!

Inserting WordArt

Opps! You already wrote the text in a slide, but now you want to be creative. No worries, watch this clip and learn how to customize WordArt or the text already have in a slide.

Customizing WordArt

WordArt doesn’t always have to look the same. Use shape fills or fill in WordArt with all the color choices of the rainbow.

Filling in WordArt

Use the Gradient options to help compliment the WordArt colors selected. Or use Texture to add earth tones, stonework and wood-like designs to WordArt. 

Working with WordArt Gradients & Textures

Formatting WordArt has many options. Pictures from your computers file can be added to WordArt with a few simple clicks of the mouse. Watch this clip to find out how.

Adding Pictures to WordArt

Impact the look of your WordArt with text outline. Watch and learn how to change:

  • The color  
  • The weight – Thickness of the outline
  • The look – Dashes, dots, squares and much more

Outlining Text in WordArt

Shape effects add shadow, glow, reflection, 3-D or beveled appearance to either the WordArt text or the box surrounding the WordArt. Audiences will be amazed once they see these effects.   

Adding Shape Effects to WordArt

Use these effects on the actual WordArt text to make it pop:

§  Shadow

§  Reflection

§  Glow

§  Bevel

§  3-D Rotation

§  Transform

Adding Text Effects to WordArt

Is your audience falling asleep? Adding video to a slideshow can help capture their attention. Either embed videos from a computer file or upload videos from a website. Can’t figure out why your videos from Youtube.com won’t load onto your presentation? Watch this clip and find out how to solve the problem.

Adding Video to a Presentation

If the audience is not clapping at your presentation yet, then add your own applause. Learn about adding audio to you slides. Add audio from files on your computer or use ClipArt’s pre-loaded audio. Either way the audience should give a standing ovation after all the skills these clips teach.

Adding Audio to a Presentation

Find out how to configure your presentations audio to play automatically, manually or through multiple slides. Get fancy with the fade in and out or trim audio buttons. Be careful if you hide the audio icon, listening to the same track over again may generate some to 'bust a move.'

Configuring Presentation Audio

In this clip learn how to insert and format a screenshot from your computer programs or basically anything on your computer screen. Never heard of a screenshot? Watch this clip to appreciate another exciting tool.  

Inserting a Screenshot

Is the screenshot too big for your slide, only want a screen clipping? Easy! Once you master this clip capture basically any clipping from your computer.  

Inserting a Screen Clipping
Working with the Design and Slide Show Ribbon
14 Lectures 25:16

Can’t decide the theme of your slideshow? PowerPoint can help with a variety of pre-designed themes. Or, tailor a theme and PowerPoint will save it as a custom theme. Watch this clip to find out how.

Adding Themes

Under pressure to finish a PowerPoint presentation? This clip explains how using themes comes in handy when modifying the text and colors of a theme; as it changes the theme as a whole rather then individually.

Modifying Themes

Creating your own theme is easy as 1-2-3. Watch and learn as this clip get more in detail about theme colors.

Modifying Theme Colors

Learn to customize the theme fonts in this clip. Both the heading font and the body font can be tailored to whatever ones heart desires.  

Modifying Theme Fonts

Follow the design ribbon to the effects tab and learn how to change the objects and shapes within your presentations theme.  

Changing Theme Effects

Watch this clip and learn the basics to adding a background to either one slide or all slide in your presentation. Be creative and add a picture, ClipArt or colors as your background.  

Using Basic Backgrounds

Elevate your PowerPoint presentation by adding gradient, texture or pictures as a background. Watch this clip to learn how to fade the colors in your background, adjust the brightness, transparency and much more.

Applying Gradient, Picture or Texture Backgrounds

All done with your creative clicks and ready to show your presentation to the world? This clip will discuss options for setting up your slideshow.

  • Show type: Speaker, Individual (i.e. Windows), Kiosk
  • Loop Continuously
  • Narration and Animation
  • Show all slide or only a partial presentation
  • Advance slides with manually or with timings
  • Show presenter view

Setting Up Slide Show Options

Oh no, you forgot that some of the slides in your presentation are not appropriate for your audience. No worries, learn how to easily hide a slide during a presentation

Hiding Presentation Slides

You shouldn't get stage fright with this type of rehearsing. This clip will make sure you are right on time with your slides. Discover how to calculate the time needed for each slide in your presentation and the exact time it takes to run the presentation as a whole.

Rehearsing Timings

In this clip you will learn how to preview your slideshow from the beginning or from the current slide. If your mouse is on a break, use the keyboard instead. Want to know how? Watch this clip to find out.

Preview your Slide Show

Share your presentation with audiences around the world or connect with other offices with the broadcast tools. Once you watch this clip you will know how to turn your presentation into a link that you can send over email or as an instant message.  

Broadcast a Slide Show

Have a few slides in your big presentation that you want for a smaller presentation? Don’t start over, watch this clip and learn how to grab slides from one presentation to make a smaller customized slideshow.

Creating a Custom Slide Show

Control freaks will have no problems once they learn about the presenter view. Makes changes and have complete control during your presentation. The audience will be none the wiser.

Using Presenter View
Working with the Transitions & Animations Ribbon
5 Lectures 09:31

Add a little bit of time before and after the changing of the slides with transitions. This will help when changing topics or thoughts within a presentation.  

Adding Transitions

Now that transitions have been added to your presentation, the timing just doesn’t seem right. This clip will teach you from the timing group how to adjust the time of the slide transitions. You can even add sound to the transitions or control the advancement of the slides with a mouse click or with timing.

Configuring Transition Timing

Audiences will gaze in amazement as they watch the entrance effects, emphasis effects, exit effects and motion paths effortlessly move the objects on your slide. Don’t just move one object on your slide; watch this clip to learn how to move objects one by one.

Adding Animations

Use the animation pane to control the animation order and timing within your slide. This will help put objects in the order they are to appear and at just the right time.

Changing the Order of Animations

Get more in depth with the timings of your animations in this clip. Learn to work with delay and repeat; or add triggers for a click sequence to the animations timing.  

Modifying Animation Timing
Working with the Review and View Ribbon and some File Options
10 Lectures 18:32

Adding comments to a presentation can help the creator with needed changes and new ideas. This clip will walk you through the basic steps of adding a comment.  

Adding Comments

Modifying comments will teach you how to edit comments, how to hide the mark ups and how to delete comments. 
Caution: your name and the date show with your comments. This might be a time when pre-editing in your head will help with tact.

Modifying Comments

Learn about the four different presentation views in this clip:

§  Normal view

§  Slide sorter view

§  Note page

§  Reading view

Understanding Presentation Views

Don’t like the look of something throughout your presentation? Don’t waste time changing slides individually, use a master slide. This slide will allow you to make changes through out the whole presentation.

Edit a Slide Master

Give audiences a hard copy of your presentation using the handout master. In this clip you will learn about many different features for editing your handout master such as: hand out and slide orientation, color changes, profile and landscape views, and number of slides printed per page.
Don't worry about your presentation. Changes made only effect handouts.  

Editing a Handout Master

Speakers frequently need notes for their presentations. Become a master of the notes master after you watch this clip. Add notes to a slide; modify the page setup, place holders, edit the theme or change the background style.  

Editing a Notes Master

Spellling mstakes ar easy to mjss. It looks like someone needs to watch this clip.View this clip and discover how PowerPoint helps find all those missed mistakes.  

Correcting Spelling

Follow the backstage view to the print button. Want different options for printing your presentation? Watching this clip will teach you how to explore your print options.

Print a Presentation

Save some trees by sending your presentation as an attachment in an email. It’s easier than you think, watch and learn.  

E-Mailing a Presentation

Still want to save some trees, but afraid someone will make changes to your presentation? PowerPoint makes protecting your presentation information a snap. Email your slideshow as a PDF.   

Sending a Presentation as a PDF
Additional Training Clips
1 Lecture 02:19

In this clip we show you how to animate Excel charts using the Effect Options feature off the Animations ribbon.

Working with Animation Effect Options
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