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Microsoft Office - Skills Guide

PowerPoint

What is it?

PowerPoint is part of the Microsoft Office suite of software. It can be used to create electronic slides for presentations.

Why do I need to learn it?

PowerPoint can be used to create slideshows that include:

  • Text, pictures, sound and movies.
  • Custom animations to make text fade in or out, move or flash.
  • The slideshow can be controlled so that the slides appear automatically, or with the click of the mouse or button.

How do I do it?

To get started with PowerPoint, see the links below for Quick Help Sheets and Further Tips.

PowerPoint Resources

PowerPoint Further Reading