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Getting Started

Communication is about getting others to adopt your point of view, to help them understand why you’re excited. If all you want to do is create a file of facts and figures, then cancel the meeting and send in a report.
~Seth Godin                    
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Create Your First PowerPoint 2010 Presentation

Add a header or footer

Familiarize yourself with the PowerPoint workspace

Add, rearrange and delete slides

Add slide numbers, page numbers, or the date and time

Add text to a slide

Apply a layout to a slide
Getting Started – Exploring the Ribbon 

Apply a template to your presentation

Change or delete header and footer information in a presentation
Keyboard shortcuts for use while delivering a presentation in PowerPoint 2010

Apply a theme to add color and style to your presentation

Change or delete a placeholder
Open a PowerPoint 2010 presentation in PowerPoint 2003 or earlier Get started using templates in PowerPoint 2010 Change the starting slide number
What and Where is the Backstage view Getting Started: Sending a PowerPoint attachment Copy and paste your slides
What happened to the Microsoft Office Button?

Insert a picture or clip art

Create a slide layout that meets your needs
What is a PowerPoint Template?

Name and save your presentation

Duplicate Slides within a presentation
What is a slide layout? Print your slides or handouts Edit and reapply a slide layout
Reduce the size of a picture Insert a background picture, color, or watermark to your slides
When and how to use views in PowerPoint 2010 Rename a layout
Resize or relocate headers or footers
Use portrait and landscape slide orientation in the same presentation

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