PowerPoint 2013:

Basic (MOS Edition)

Topic-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

          Prerequisites:  Windows 7: Basic or equivalent experience

                         Unit 1 :  Getting started

                               Topic A: 0  The PowerPoint interface

                         A-1:                         Starting PowerPoint and running a presentation

                         A-2:                         Identifying PowerPoint interface components

                         A-3:                         Switching views

                         A-4:                         Controlling the magnification level

                         Unit 2 :  Creating presentations

                               Topic A: 0  Creating a basic presentation

                                A-1:                               Creating a new blank presentation

                               A-2:                               Entering text on a slide

                               A-3:                               Inserting and editing slides

                               A-4:                               Saving a new presentation

                               A-5:                               Ensuring backwards compatibility

                               Topic B: 0  Working with slides

B-1: Arranging slides in Normal view

B-2: Arranging slides in Slide Sorter view

B-3: Deleting and duplicating slides

B-4: Inserting slides from another presentation

Topic C: 0 Templates and themes

                         C-1:                         Creating a presentation based on a template

                         C-2:                         Applying design themes

                         Unit 3 :  Editing slide content

                               Topic A: 0  Formatting text and lists

                               A-1:                               Applying bold and italic formatting

                               A-2:                               Changing the font, font size, and color

                               A-3:                               Copying and applying multiple formats

                               A-4:                               Modifying bullet styles

                               A-5:                               Creating a numbered list

                               A-6:                               Controlling alignment and spacing

                               Topic B: 0  Editing efficiently

                         B-1:                         Finding and replacing text

                         B-2:                         Cutting and dragging text

                         B-3:                         Copying text to another slide

                         B-4:                         Using the Clipboard pane

                         Unit 4 :  Working with shapes

                               Topic A: 0  Creating shapes

                               A-1:                               Drawing basic shapes

                               A-2:                               Modifying shapes

                               Topic B: 0  Formatting shapes

                               B-1:                               Applying shape styles

                               B-2:                               Duplicating and moving shapes

                               B-3:                               Resizing a shape

                               B-4:                               Rotating a shape

                               B-5:                               Aligning shapes

                               Topic C: 0  Applying content to shapes

                         C-1:                         Adding text to shapes

                         C-2:                         Formatting text in a shape

                         C-3:                         Creating text boxes

                         C-4:                         Formatting text boxes

                         Unit 5 :  Graphics

                               Topic A: 0  WordArt

                               A-1:                               Inserting and modifying WordArt

                               A-2:                               Applying WordArt styles

                               Topic B: 0  Pictures

                         B-1:                         Inserting pictures

                         B-2:                         Adjusting pictures

                         B-3:                         Arranging and grouping overlapping items

                         Unit 6 :  Tables and charts

                               Topic A: 0  Tables

                               A-1:                               Inserting a table

                               A-2:                               Modifying a table

                               A-3:                               Formatting a table

                               A-4:                               Adding images to a table

                               Topic B: 0  Charts

                               B-1:                               Creating a chart and adding data

                               B-2:                               Applying a new chart type

                               B-3:                               Editing and formatting a chart

                               Topic C: 0  SmartArt

                         C-1:                         Creating an organization chart

                         C-2:                         Customizing a diagram

                         Unit 7 :  Preparing and printing presentations

                               Topic A: 0  Proofing presentations

                               A-1:                               Checking the spelling in a presentation

                               A-2:                               Using AutoCorrect

                               A-3:                               Using the Thesaurus

                               Topic B: 0  Preparing a presentation

                               B-1:                               Previewing a presentation

                               B-2:                               Hiding and unhiding a slide

                               B-3:                               Adding speaker notes

                               B-4:                               Exploring Presenter view

                               Topic C: 0  Printing presentations

  C-1:  Previewing a presentation in grayscale

  C-2:  Modifying the slide size and orientation

  C-3:  Printing a presentation

  C-4:  Printing an individual slide and a range of slides

  C-5:  Printing notes, handouts, and the outline