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Doug Lowe
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22 Mar 2013 For Dummies
Get up and running with this full–color guide to PowerPoint 2013! PowerPoint, the number one presentation software, has been revised and improved with the introduction of Microsoft Office 2013. With this all–new, full–color book by your side, you will learn how to take full advantage of all of PowerPoint′s powerful and dynamic capabilities. Bestselling veteran For Dummies, author Doug Lowe breaks it all down so that you can create a powerful and effective slideshow presentation with the new wide–screen theme and variant that incorporates videos, pictures, and shapes, and allows you to create customized icons using powerful tools. Shows you how to create presentations with pizzazz using the new collection of themes, and then helps you align shapes, text boxes, and graphics Zeroes in on all of PowerPoint′s updated features, such as zooming in and out smoothly, switch slides easily (in or out of sequence), and projecting to a second screen Explains how to Place and track comments next to the text you′re discussing so everyone can see who replied to whom, and when Highlights ways to work with hyperlinks, create web pages with PowerPoint, video edit, and much more PowerPoint 2013 For Dummies points you to the power of this updated application so that you can create effective and impressive presentations.

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (22 Mar 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118502531
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118502532
  • Product Dimensions: 23.2 x 18.8 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 23,297 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Doug Lowe is the Information Technology Director for a civil engineering firm in California. He has been managing networks for more than 25 years and has written 50+ technology books, including Networking All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition and PowerPoint 2007 For Dummies.

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Learn to: Create a slide presentation with charts, clip art, sound, and video Work with master slides and templates Use all the newest enhancements and features of PowerPoint 2013 IN FULL COLOR! Make your point with a dazzling PowerPoint presentation — it's easy with this book! Long ago, PowerPoint led us out of the age of flip charts and felt-tip pens. Now the newest version is packed with advanced features that let you include video and animation, use a laser pointer in your presentation, draw on your slides, and present online. You can collaborate with others via SkyDrive, steal slides from a library, and more — read on! Get started right away — learn to navigate the interface, create and edit slides, use Notes, and present your slideshow Make it easy — use text formatting techniques to make your presentation both readable and gorgeous Dress it up — insert pictures and screenshots, draw objects and shapes, include a chart, or add timing and narration to your slides More for the money — use templates and masters to work more efficiently, and reuse slides from a library Work together — share your presentation in SkyDrive® and allow others to comment, or create a CD and Word handouts Open the book and find: How to use PowerPoint on a touchscreen Essential editing advice Secrets of successful proofing Directions for showing your presentation online Cool slide design tips How to insert online images and hyperlinks Hints for keeping your audience awake Things that might go wrong and how to avoid them

About the Author

Doug Lowe is the bestselling author of more than 40 For Dummies books. He′s covered everything from Microsoft Office to creating web pages to technologies such as Java and ASP.NET, and has written several editions of both PowerPoint For Dummies and Networking For Dummies.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Comments 25 May 2014
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A useful book although finding the details in the book of what you want to do is often quite difficult.
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4.0 out of 5 stars good explains everythink 19 Jan 2014
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easy to read and easy to follow cannot fine any think easy to read keep it going good thank you
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bought for my husband 7 Jan 2014
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I bought this for my husband as he needed to know how to use and understand powerpoint and this book according to him is just the ticket. Must be good.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Guide 1 Jan 2014
By Glo
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I bought the Power Point Dummies guide as I knew it would be easy reading and not too technical to understand like some training books. Simple and easy to follow which is good to have to hand.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Page by Page...... 31 Mar 2013
By Loretta Klausman - Published on Amazon.com
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Just take it page by page or else its overwhelming. Although when your finished it was well worth the time and effort in plugging along.
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5.0 out of 5 stars It saved my life. 13 Jan 2014
By Guy Ellis - Published on Amazon.com
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I had a presentation to make without any knowledge of PowerPoint and three weeks to get it ready. With its understandable English, I was able to get everything ready and it enabled me to make a polished talk, much to my amazement.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Power Point 2013 For Dummies. 1 April 2014
By Patricia Hess - Published on Amazon.com
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I have this software on my laptop but had no idea on how to begin to use it for presentations. Now thanks to this book I am able to achieve what I want with some practice. Thank you.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book 13 Feb 2014
By Roberta - Published on Amazon.com
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Easy to understand - great lessons. I bought the 2013 book by mistake (I needed 2010) but it was really great so I kept it. I actually used it for 2010 and it was fine.
5.0 out of 5 stars Power to the Point!!! 9 Jun 2014
By Electric Eddie - Published on Amazon.com
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Before I read PowerPoint 2013 for dummies, I thought that PowerPoint was an application that was worthless filler for me. PowerPoint 2013 for Dummies showed me that PowerPoint is an excellent start for arranging PDF EBooks, and makes for an alternative RenPy for writing visual novels!!!
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