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PowerPoint 2016: Tips and Tricks

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Get tips and tricks for designing better presentations with PowerPoint 2016. Learn to format slides, create handouts, and use Excel data.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
1. Customize PowerPoint
  • Add often-used tools to the Ribbon
  • Change the save location and add Google Drive
  • Customize the view
2. Create and Edit Great Content
  • Remove the background from pictures
  • Use the Eyedropper tool to match colors
  • Create custom icons using shapes
  • Use the language tools
  • Copy and paste formatting
  • Use PowerPoint to create social media posts
3. Work with Existing Content
  • Organize slides into sections
  • Use Outline view to quickly build slides from Microsoft Word
  • Create your own layouts with slide masters
  • Add footers to the bottom of every slide
  • Align and size photos perfectly
  • Use the Morph tool for seamless animation
4. Prepare for Your Presentation
  • Create handouts
  • Reherse a presentation and add speaker notes
  • Use Presenter view and add annotations
5. Work with Excel Data in PowerPoint
  • Copy and embed charts onto a slide
  • Copy a selection of cells onto a slide
  • Embed an entire spreadsheet as an object
  • Dynamically update text on a slide from Excel
  • Goodbye

Taught by

Jess Stratton


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