Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step

Practice tasks

Practice tasks No practice files are necessary to complete the practice tasks in this chapter. Start PowerPoint Perform the following tasks: 1. Using the technique that is appropriate for your operating system, start PowerPoint. 2. When the Start screen appears, press the Esc key to create a new blank presentation. Work in the PowerPoint user interface Start PowerPoint, create a new blank presentation, maximize the app window, and then perform the following tasks: 1. On each tab of the ribbon, do the following: ● ● Display the ScreenTip of any command you’re not familiar with. Notice the different levels of detail in the ScreenTips. ● ● If a group has a dialog box launcher in its lower-right corner, click the dialog box launcher to display the associated dialog box or pane. 2. Change the width of the app window and notice the effect it has on the ribbon. When the window is narrow, locate a group button and click it to display the commands. 3. Maximize the app window. Hide the ribbon entirely, and notice the change in the app window. Redisplay the ribbon tabs (but not the commands). Temporarily display the ribbon commands, and then click away from the ribbon to close it. 4. Use any of the procedures described in this chapter to permanently redisplay the ribbon tabs and commands. 5. Display the status bar shortcut menu, and identify the tools and statistics that are currently displayed on the status bar. Add any indicators to the status bar that will be useful to you. 6. Keep the presentation open in PowerPoint for use in the next set of practice tasks. ● ● Review the available groups and commands.


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