PowerPoint 97 (ECDL Module 6)

1 Day Course

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Topics Covered (55 topics)

  • Using the Office Assistant
  • Working with a Presentation
  • Understanding Graphic Concepts
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Exploring the Screen Layout
  • Using Menus and Toolbars
  • Changing the Page Setup
  • Adding Slides to a Presentation
  • Moving Around a Presentation
  • Creating Text Slides
  • Entering, Editing and Selecting Text
  • Moving and Copying Text
  • Changing the Appearance of Text
  • Using the Spell Checker and Undo/Redo Facility
  • File Procedures
  • Saving, Closing and Opening a Presentation
  • Starting a New Presentation
  • Saving a Presentation in Another File Format
  • Saving a Presentation for the Internet
  • Creating Bulleted Lists
  • Working with Tables
  • Working with Organisation Charts
  • Charting
  • Creating a Chart
  • Adding and Editing Data on a Datasheet
  • Changing the Datasheet Display and Excluding Data
  • Changing Chart Types and Formatting the Chart
  • Importing Data
  • Using the Drawing Tools
  • Creating Lines and Shapes
  • Selecting, Editing and Enhancing Objects
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Working with Images and Other Objects
  • Inserting ClipArt Pictures
  • Importing Images from Other Files
  • Adding Scanned Images
  • Importing Other Objects
  • Adding an Imported Object to a Master Slide
  • Powerpoint Views
  • Outline and Slide Sorter View
  • Notes Page and Black & White View
  • Slide Miniature View and Zoom
  • Printing
  • Adding the Date, Time, Slide Number or Text
  • Setting the Slide Size and Orientation
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Creating Handouts and Speaker Notes
  • Printing an Outline of a Presentation
  • Printing Colour Presentations
  • Slide Show
  • Displaying a Slide Show
  • Hiding Slides
  • Adding Transitions and Animating Slides
  • Adding Timings to Slides


A knowledge of the Windows 95 environment is assumed. Delegates with no knowledge of Windows 95 should attend Windows 95 Introductory Level prior to this course

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