MS PowerPoint 2016 (EN)

PowerPoint 2016 training

Getting started

Learn the basic steps to using PowerPoint 2016, such as inserting graphics or photos, saving and sharing your presentation and presenting with PowerPoint.

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PowerPoint 2016 Quick Start Guide 
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01. Explore PowerPoint 2016

Let's get things started. We'll show you the lay of the land including types of slides, design elements, and what’s new for 2016.

This module was created using Office Mix, a new, free add-in for PowerPoint. Click the image below to start.

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To get help with tasks

In the ribbon, look for the box that says, "Tell me what you want to do...." This is the Tell Me box. In the Tell Me box, type a word or phrase for the task you want to do. For example, you could type "Change theme" or "Add notes". In the list of search results, choose an item.

02. Insert stuff into your presentation

The old saying a picture is worth a thousand words is true, especially when it's inserted and formatted correctly. We'll show you how PowerPoint helps you add pictures and text lickety-split into your next presentation.

This module was created using Office Mix, a new, free add-in for PowerPoint. Click the image below to start.

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To add a slide

Open PowerPoint, and choose a template to create a presentation. On the Insert tab, choose the down arrow next to New Slide, and then choose a slide layout.

To insert a picture

With a presentation open for editing, on the Insert tab, choose Pictures. Locate the picture you want to use, and then choose Insert.

03. Save and share your presentation

We'll show you how to save your doc and some of the benefits using an online service like OneDrive, including having it available on all your devices.

This module was created using Office Mix, a new, free add-in for PowerPoint. Click the image below to start.

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To save your presentation

With a PowerPoint presentation open for editing, choose File Save As. Choose a location, such as OneDrive, and save your file.

04. Presenting with PowerPoint

Presenter's View is mission control when you give a presentation. We’ll show you the tools and talk about best practices of presenting in the conference room.

This module was created using Office Mix, a new, free add-in for PowerPoint. Click the image below to start.

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To present your PowerPoint deck

Open your PowerPoint presentation. On the Slide Show tab, choose From Beginning.