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Ch 7: Manage Multiple Presentations

About This Chapter

Watch online PowerPoint tutorials and learn how to track changes, merge presentations, embed fonts and more. Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to chart your progress.

Manage Multiple Presentations - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Now that you've learned how to create and format slides, use the lessons in this chapter to put the finishing touches on your presentation. Instructors show you how to turn a well-organized and visually appealing presentation into one that's error-free and easy to share. You can also learn methods for ensuring content is accessible to all users. Topics of instruction show you how to:

  • Merge multiple presentations
  • Track changes and embed fonts
  • Manage presentation security
  • Compress videos and photos
  • Ensure a presentation's compatibility

Video Objectives
Combine Content from Multiple Presentations in PowerPoint Learn how to view multiple presentations and place slides from existing presentations into new ones.
Tracking Changes in PowerPoint: Setting, Modifying and Discarding Changes Get tips for setting and modifying track change options. Find out how to manage comments and discard user-specific changes.
PowerPoint Presentation Security: Encryption and Permissions Ensure the security of your presentation by managing user passwords and permissions. Learn how to remove metadata before sharing your presentation with others.
How to Compress Media in PowerPoint Navigate menu options used to compress media files.
How to Embed Fonts in PowerPoint Explore techniques for embedding True Type fonts when saving your presentation.
How to Compress Your PowerPoint Presentation Follow steps for compressing your presentation. Assess the benefits of this process.
How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation Get an introduction to PowerPoint's proofing features. Find out how to turn your final draft into a read-only copy.
How to Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Accessible and Compatible Learn how to troubleshoot accessibility and compatibility issues.

8 Lessons in Chapter 7: Manage Multiple Presentations
Combine Content from Multiple Presentations in PowerPoint

1. Combine Content from Multiple Presentations in PowerPoint

As you create new presentations in PowerPoint, you may want to use slides from existing presentations. This lesson will discuss the benefits of and steps to merging presentations. Also, we will learn how to view multiple presentations at the same time.

Tracking Changes in PowerPoint: Setting, Modifying and Discarding Changes

2. Tracking Changes in PowerPoint: Setting, Modifying and Discarding Changes

In this lesson, you will learn about giving input on a presentation by adding Comments to a slide. You will also learn how to Compare two different presentations and address differences between the two.

PowerPoint Presentation Security: Encryption and Permissions

3. PowerPoint Presentation Security: Encryption and Permissions

In this lesson, we will discuss security options for your PowerPoint documents. These options will help you avoid sharing private information and help prevent unauthorized changes to your presentation.

How to Compress Media in PowerPoint

4. How to Compress Media in PowerPoint

This lesson will explain the meaning of embedding video into a PowerPoint slide. Also, how to optimize and compress media files, such as video, to help avoid issues with playback of your presentation.

How to Embed Fonts in PowerPoint

5. How to Embed Fonts in PowerPoint

In this lesson, you will learn why it is important to embed fonts into your presentation. We will also review the steps to embedding fonts and learn why you need to use caution when embedding fonts in PowerPoint.

How to Compress Your PowerPoint Presentation

6. How to Compress Your PowerPoint Presentation

In this lesson, we'll learn about a common cause of large PowerPoint files, which can be problematic in sharing or presenting PowerPoint slides. We'll also review the steps to compressing pictures and media to help make our PowerPoint document smaller.

How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

7. How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

Proofreading your slides is key to making sure you produce a quality presentation. This lesson will cover PowerPoint proofing features, steps to customizing how PowerPoint checks your text and how to add a Mark as Final status to your presentation.

How to Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Accessible and Compatible

8. How to Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Accessible and Compatible

In this lesson, you will learn the purpose of making your presentation accessible and compatible. Both PowerPoint features are important when sharing your presentation.

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