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PowerPoint 2019 Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to create, edit, and share professional-looking presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2019.


  • Deliver a powerful message with a powerful presentation
  • Check what version of PowerPoint you're using
  • Access the keyboard shortcuts
1. Get Started Quickly
  • Start quickly with a theme or template
  • Create a presentation from scratch
2. Work with Slides
  • Add, remove, and rearrange slides
  • Change the slide layout
  • Change the slide color or background
  • Change slides at once with slide masters
  • Add your own textboxes
3. Images and Shapes
  • Add images
  • Work with shapes
  • Format and add effects to objects
  • Align objects using the Arrange tool
  • Understand object layering
  • Group objects and use Format Painter
  • Remove the background from pictures
  • Merge and group shapes
  • Crop images to shapes
4. Add Diagrams and Charts
  • Create and format charts
  • Use SmartArt to create diagrams
5. Add Video, Audio, and Animation to Slides
  • Add and format video
  • Add and work with audio files
  • Add animation to objects and text
  • Add slide transitions
  • Use Morph to create animation
  • Use Zoom to create slide sections
  • Use Zoom to create animation
6. Collaborate and Prepare
  • Add speaker notes
  • Rehearse a presentation
  • Save and share a file to OneDrive
  • Comment on a presentation
7. Deliver the Presentation
  • Use Presenter view to run the show
  • Run unattended slideshows
8. Reuse the Presentation
  • Save a custom theme
  • Save a presentation as a template
  • Record and narrate a presentation
  • Export as a video file
  • Email or export as a PDF or JPEG
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jess Stratton


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