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(Solved) - what is powerpoint?

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  • Started 1 year ago by DawnReneePR
  • Latest reply from vistamike
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DawnReneePR
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What is Powerpoint, how do i use it, and where can i find it or a free version of a generic look-alike? Also, can anyone recommend any online tutorials that could help me with basic windows vista stuff?

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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Powerpoint is Presentation software for preparation of slide type presentations. The Equivalent in Libre office is called, oddly enough, Presentation.

There are many Tutorials for Vista just simply Google for them.

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oldgeezer
Posts: 211

Or there is OpenOffice, it's equivalent is called 'Impress'.

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
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If you just want to view a presentation (perhaps sent to you via email) then you can use Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer which is free;
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb.....aspx?id=13

PowerPoint Presentations can be printed but not edited.

Posted 1 year ago
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owen123
owen123
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PowerPoint tutorial.

Posted 1 year ago
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whs
whs
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There is really no equivalent to PowerPoint. Libre Office and Open Office are similar, but do not have the same broad functions as PP. I highly recommend to get the MS Office package - it was the best program investment I ever made.

Here is an example of a fancy PP picture show I once made - try that with the alternatives. This is a PP presentation that was then converted to a video.

https://vimeo.com/4085938

Posted 1 year ago
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LVhometoday
Posts: 13

I agree with whs-you can buy Office 2007 Home & Student version on ebay for $40.00 or less, and it has Powerpoint, along with Word, Excel & OneNote.

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vistamike
vistamike
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LVhometoday, let's not 'sell' something the OP may not use to the full, yet.

The OP did express a request for a free PP 'presentation' software and above we have given the alternatives.

Mike

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