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Powerpoint 2011

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Microsoft offers online self-paced training for the various components of Office 2011. This training will walk you through the various features that are available in the new version and how to do certain things in the program.

Self-Paced Training: Click here to access the self-paced training for Microsoft PowerPoint 2011.

What's New in PowerPoint 2011

The Ribbon

Like in the rest of the suite, PowerPoint 2011 contains the new Ribbon. This customizable feature gives users access to commonly used tools and will adapt to the different areas and programs that are being used.

Presentation Gallery

PowerPoint 2011 gives you access to a vast library of professional-looking templates that can just the right flair to your presentation. These templates include colors, fonts, layouts, etc. If you can't find exactly what you want, you can search and see how a document would look with your specified colors and fonts without even opening the document.

Easier Slide Design

With the new Reorder Objects button in Office 2011, creating complex slide layouts in PowerPoint is easier and more efficient.

Media Browser

The Media Browser will allow users to easily access photos, videos, music and other media to include in their presentations.

Improved Transitions and Animations

PowerPoint 2011 includes new transitions and animations that are sure to capture your audience's attention. In addition to the new transitions and animations, users can actually create motion paths for their animations.