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standards for essential software skills

Microsoft powerpoint

See below to learn about all of the learning opportunities we provide for learning how to run Microsoft PowerPoint!

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1. Open a new or existing PowerPoint presentation.
2. Insert new slides, duplicate, or reuse slides.
3. Manage text (insert, delete, copy, cut and paste, drag and drop, format, and use spellcheck).
4. Apply or change a theme.
5. Use zoom control.
6. Insert items into a presentation, resize, and adjust them (video, chart, pictures, clip art, screenshots).
7. Add a textbox, adjust it, resize it, or delete it.
8. Use the quick access toolbar.
9. Apply and customize slide transitions (select, preview, add sound, automatic advance).
10. Play a slideshow, advance through the slides, and end slideshow (using screen toolbar features).
11. Save a presentation as a .ppt, .pdf, .png, etc.
12. Create handouts.
13. Print a presentation.
14. Identify parts of the PowerPoint screen (slide navigation pane, slide pane, notes, the ribbon, quick access toolbar, and scroll bars).
15. Change the view (normal view, slide sorter, reading view, slideshow view).
16. Insert, delete, and move slides using slide navigation pane.
17. Understand the basics of PowerPoint etiquette (limited text, text that stands out on background, clear titles).

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