A picture’s worth a thousand words, so why not add some to your PowerPoint presentations? Motion Training continues its series on how to use Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 by introducing you to inserting photos and Clip Art. Learn how to import your own photo or find Microsoft Clip Art. See how to resize, move, and rotate images without distorting them. Make a picture into your slide’s background, or apply a photo effect such as changing the transparency of a picture in your slideshow.
Improve your Microsoft Excel skills by learning how to use common functions. In this lesson, Motion Training will walk you through a sample workbook and commonly used Excel functions: sum (adding), average, maximum, minimum, and count. Learn how to set the range of a function manually, how to use the Excel AutoSum feature, and how to choose standard functions from the function wizard or the formula library.
Are you hungering for new Microsoft Excel skills? Learn how to make a pie chart! This lesson from Motion Training teaches you to make and modify a pie chart, which tracks the distribution or percentage of data across multiple categories. Learn how to select your numbers, create your chart, and format it by moving individual pie slices (for an 'exploded pie chart'). Give the chart a 3D effect, and see how to label your pie slices with numbers or percentage values and format your legend box.
In this lesson, Motion Training demonstrates how to do calculations in spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel 2010. From where important keys are located on the keyboard to the sequence in which formulas are written, Guy equips you to do basic calculations. By the end of the tutorial, you will understand the benefits of using cell references instead of numbers, and be able to apply formulas quickly to lists of calculations.
Begin wrapping your head around Excel with this tutorial on basic workbook skills! Follow along with Motion Training as he demonstrates how to create a new spreadsheet, enter and edit data, format and resize your data cells, and how to save your changes - all the while cluing you in on handy keyboard shortcuts. Although this tutorial is specific to Excel 2010, most of the skills taught here can be applied to earlier versions of Microsoft Office.
Tired of calculating things by hand? This lesson for all versions of Microsoft Excel will show you how to use built in functions to calculate AVERAGE (MEAN), MEDIAN and MODE. In addition you will see how to use a combination of functions to calculate the range from a list of numbers. The worksheet featured in the lesson can be downloaded - just click the paperclip icon at the top right of the lesson player
Why just say something in a powerpoint presentation when you could say it in style? This lesson from Motion Training’s Microsoft Office PowerPoint series explains how to deal with text boxes and WordArt. Learn how to make use of PowerPoint templates, edit font size and type, create fancy text, add bullet points, and generally add a little pizzaz to the words in your slideshow. This lesson includes handy keyboard shortcuts and clear examples of making a PowerPoint presentation.
Learn how to use the date and time formatting tools in Excel to apply a variety of date and time formats. This lesson shows how to create your own custom date and time formats in Excel spreadsheets, and introduces a few handy keyboard shortcuts to make date and time entry much faster. This comprehensive 18-minute lesson includes practice worksheets for you to download and try out your new Excel skills. Motion Training makes formatting in Excel easy!
Learn to navigate Microsoft Word 2010 with grace and ease! In this third lesson from a series of Microsoft Word tutorials, Motion Training teaches you how to open existing documents and how to scroll through the document with a mouse or keyboard. Learn how use spell check to catch spelling and grammar errors, select and delete sections of text, use the undo and redo features, and search a Microsoft Word document for a specific word or phrase.
Don’t be embarrassed to ask the question on everyone’s mind: “What is Adobe Flash, really?” As one of the most highly-used multimedia design suites, Flash is used for everything from animations to games to websites. This lesson by Incredible Tutorials, the first in a series, introduces you to the very basics of Flash: what it is, how to get it, and how to navigate the interface and workspace.
Whether you need to track your company's progress over time or simply want to improve your Excel skills, this lesson from Motion Training walks you through the basics of creating line charts in Microsoft Excel. Learn to select your data, make your chart, and mark and label data points. Discover how you can alter your axis to exaggerate changes in the data, and learn how to make charts with multiple series of data. Line charts allow you to present your data in a clear and visually appealing way.
Learn how to use the number formatting tools in Excel 2010 to apply Currency, Comma, Percentage and Fraction formatting. The lesson also introduces the Format Painter tool that can save you time in formatting your Excel spreadsheets. In addition, this comprehensive 17-minute lesson includes practice files so you can try out your new Excel skills. Motion Training makes formatting in Excel easy!
You've learned the basics of navigating Microsoft Office, but how do you create really effective PowerPoint presentations? Motion Training continues his series on PowerPoint 2010 by offering advice on what to take into account when making a good slideshow. See PowerPoint presentation examples, and get a sense of how to tailor your project to your audience and objectives, making your content easy to digest and learning how best to deploy images and graphs.
Making the transition to Google Drive? Whether you need to word-process, create a presentation, or compile a spreadsheet, Google Drive’s document types (adapted from Google Docs) have you covered—for free. In this tutorial by Chad McGowan, you will learn how to use Google Presentations, Google Drive’s adaptation of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Learn how to use the numerous formatting options in Excel 2010 to add a professional look to your spreadsheets. The lesson will show you how to apply font formatting, align text and numbers, add color, and work with cell borders. This comprehensive 20-minute lesson includes practice worksheets for you to download and try out your new skills.
Take the confusion out of calculations with this Excel 2003 tutorial from Motion Training. In this third lesson in the training series for Excel users, learn how to create and format a table to compute equations using division, multiplication, addition, and subtraction. Become familiar with keyboard shortcuts, and learn what cell references are and how using them will make updating data much simpler. Finally, learn tips and tricks to make your calculations quicker and easier.
Build a WordPress site! in seconds! Once you have purchased a domain and installed WordPress in cPanel, all you need to do is pick a theme to have a gorgeous, customized website for personal or business enterprises. This tutorial by Websites Made Easy walks you through the process. As a bonus, you will learn how WordPress helps websites reach the first page of Google, Bing, and Yahoo with search engine optimization (SEO).
Interested in learning how to use Microsoft Excel 2010? The first in a series, this Excel tutorial covers how to edit and format spreadsheets, enter data, and create basic charts. Motion Training will also teach you simple tips and tricks to help you get started with this powerful software. Although the lesson focuses on Microsoft Excel 2010, the concepts covered can be applied to earlier versions of Excel.
Want Microsoft Excel 2003 to format your data with more flexibility? The conditional formatting feature changes the appearance of cells (text and/or background) when they satisfy a predetermined condition. Learn how to use conditional formatting with simple and function-based conditions in this tutorial by Motion Training. Work with your own file or follow along with an attached spreadsheet.