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PowerPoint 2007 Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the PowerPoint 2007 interface and all its features, from creating and editing to presentation.

PowerPoint 2007 joins its Office counterparts by featuring a brand-new interface, as well as a selection of new powerful presentation features. Instructor David Rivers explains each of its new features in detail, including an essential overview of the new interface, navigating a presentation, creating and editing presentations, working with tables and charts, importing and exporting data, and sharing presentations via various media. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.


  • Introduction
1. Getting Started with PowerPoint
  • Starting PowerPoint
  • Opening and closing presentations
  • Understanding the interface
  • Navigating the interface
  • Navigating a presentation
2. Creating and Saving Presentations
  • Creating new presentations
  • Adding and removing slides
  • Rearranging slides
  • Saving presentations
  • Opening other files in PowerPoint
3. Printing Presentations
  • Using Print Preview
  • Using Print and Quick Print
  • Setting print options
4. Designing Presentations
  • Using Page Setup
  • Using themes
  • Applying effects to themes
  • Using background styles
  • Using color schemes
  • Using font schemes
  • Creating your own themes
  • Working with slide layouts
  • Working with slide masters
  • Working with headers and footers
5. Working with Text
  • Using text slides
  • Formatting text
  • Adding text to a slide
  • Changing spacing and indents
  • Aligning text
  • Bullets and numbering
  • Working with outlines
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Changing character direction
6. Proofing Your Content
  • Checking spelling
  • Finding synonyms
  • Translating text
  • Other document proofing options
7. Working with Pictures and Multimedia
  • Inserting pictures and clip art
  • Modifying pictures
  • Drawing your own objects
  • Creating a photo album
  • Using SmartArt
  • Manipulating object appearance
  • Using WordArt
  • Using sound
  • Using video
  • Animating objects
  • Using slide transitions
  • Aligning and distributing objects
  • Grouping and stacking shapes
8. Working with Tables and Charts
  • Inserting a table
  • Editing and formatting tables
  • Inserting an Excel worksheet
  • Inserting charts
  • Editing charts and data
9. Viewing Presentations
  • Starting and navigating a presentation
  • Using speaker notes and handouts
  • Using the Highlighter
  • Using two screens
  • Creating versions of a presentation
  • Rearranging slides
10. Sharing Your Presentations
  • Using comments
  • Protecting presentations
  • Sending a presentation
  • Creating a PowerPoint show
  • Creating a web presentation
  • Using hyperlinks
  • Adding action buttons
  • Packaging a presentation on CD
  • Using a digital signature
11. Customizing Your Work Environment
  • Changing popular options
  • Modifying the Quick Access toolbar
  • Adjusting advanced options
  • Goodbye

Taught by

David Rivers

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