PowerPoint Basics

Opening PowerPoint
Understanding the screen
Inserting slides

Adding and editing content

Inserting text
Inserting notes, headers and footers
Formatting text and lists

Working with design

Customizing background
Applying and creating templates
Design tips

Working with graphics

Downloading, inserting and editing images
Image Resources for Health & Life Sciences
Drawing and editing objects

Working with animation

Animating text and images
Slide transitions

Adding sound and video

Sounds, narration and music
Video requirements

Graphs and tables

Working with graphs
Importing and linking data from Excel to PowerPoint

PowerPoint online

Hyperlinks and action buttons
Putting up a presentation on the web

Printing and Presenting

Printing options
Running a slide show


PowerPoint DO's and DON'T's
Other PowerPoint websites
Workshop evaluation
(for on-site workshop participants only)

Other PowerPoint Online Tutorials

PowerPoint 2007:

University of Washington Powerpoint 2007:

PowerPoint 2003 (Windows):
University of Washington Powerpoint 2003:

Microsoft's PowerPoint 2003 support center

PowerPoint 2002 (XP):

PowerPoint FAQ (maintained by RnR PPTools, PowerTools for PowerPoint)
Great source of tutorials as well as troubleshooting help

Graphics, bitmaps, scanning & digital cameras for on-screen or projected presentations (by http://www.awesomebackgrounds.com)

PowerPoint & QuickTime (by Geetesh Bajaj) -- Excellent!

Microsoft's PowerPoint 2002 support center

PowerPoint Mac 2001 (Macintosh):

PowerPoint FAQ for MACs (maintained by RnR PPTools, PowerTools for PowerPoint)

Academic Technology Center, University of the South

Need help? Email me! varvarak@mail.med.upenn.edu