PowerPoint 2016: Core Presentation Design and Delivery Skills; Exam 77-729

Successful candidates for the Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 exam have approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the product. Candidates create, edit, and enhance presentations and slideshows. Presentation examples include professional-grade sales presentations, employee training, instructional materials, and kiosk slideshows.

Objective Domain

  • Create and Manage Presentations 2016
  • Insert and Format Text, Shapes, and Images 2016
  • Insert Tables, Charts, SmartArt, and Media 2016
  • Apply Transitions and Animations 2016
  • Manage Multiple Presentations 2016
  • Manage Presentations Expert 2019
  • Manage Presentations Expert 2019
  • Manage Slides Expert 2019
  • Insert and Format Text, Shapes, and Images Expert 2019
  • Insert Tables, Charts, SmartArt, 3D Models, and Media 2019
  • Apply Transitions and Animations 2019

1.1 Create a Presentation

1.1.1 Create a new presentation

1.1.2 Create a presentation based on a template

1.1.3 Import Word document outlines

1.2 Insert and Format Slides

1.2.1 Insert specific slide layouts

1.2.2 Duplicate existing slides

1.2.3 Hide and unhide slides

1.2.4 Delete slides

1.2.5 Apply a different slide layout

1.2.6 Modify individual slide backgrounds

1.2.7 Inset slide headers, footers, and page numbers

1.3 Modify Slides, Handouts, and Notes



2.1 Insert and Format Text

2.1.1 Insert text on a slide

2.1.2 Apply formatting and styles to text

2.1.3 Apply WordArt styles to text

2.1.4 Format text in multiple columns

2.1.5 Create bulleted and numbered lists

2.1.6 Insert hyperlinks

2.2 Insert and Format Shapes and Text Boxes

2.2.1 Insert or replace shapes

2.2.2 Insert text boxes

2.2.3 Resize shapes and text boxes

2.2.4 Format shapes and text boxes

2.2.5 Apply styles to shapes and text boxes

2.3 Insert and Format Images

2.3.1 Insert images

2.3.2 Resize and crop images

2.3.3 Apply styles and effects

2.4 Order and Group Objects

2.4.1 Order objects

2.4.2 Align objects

2.4.3 Group objects

2.4.4 Display alignment tools

3.1 Insert and Format Tables

3.1.1 Create a table

3.1.2 Insert and delete table rows and columns

3.1.3 Apply table styles

3.1.4 Import a table

3.2 Insert and Format Charts

3.2.1 Create a chart

3.2.2 Import a chart

3.2.3 Change the Chart Type

3.2.4 Add a legend to a chart

3.2.5 Change the chart style of a chart

3.3 Insert and Format SmartArt graphics

3.3.1 Create SmartArt graphics

3.3.2 Convert lists to SmartArt graphics

3.3.3 Add shapes to SmartArt graphics

3.3.4 Reorder shapes in SmartArt graphics

3.3.5 Change the color of SmartArt graphics

3.4 Insert and Manage Media

3.4.1 Insert audio and video clips

3.4.2 Configure media playback options

3.4.3 Adjust media window size

3.4.4 Set the video start and stop time

3.4.5 Set media timing options

4.1 Apply Slide Transitions

4.1.1 Insert slide transitions

4.1.2 Set transition effect options

4.2 Animate Slide Content

4.2.1 Apply animations to objects

4.2.2 Apply animations to text

4.2.3 Set animation effect options

4.2.4 Set animation paths

4.3 Set Timing for Transitions and Animations

4.3.1 Set transition effect duration

4.3.2 Configure transition start and finish options

4.3.3 Reorder animations on a slide

5.1 Merge Content from Multiple Presentations

5.1.1 Inset slides from another presentation

5.1.2 Compare two presentations

5.1.3 Insert comments

5.1.4 Review comments

5.2 Finalize Presentations

5.2.1 Protect a presentation

5.2.2 Inspect a presentation

5.2.3 Proof a presentation

5.2.4 Preserve presentation content

5.2.5 Export presentations to other formats

1.1 Modify slide masters, handout masters, and note masters

1.1.1 Change the slide master theme or background

1.1.2 Modify slide master content

1.1.3 Create slide layouts

1.1.4 Modify slide layouts

1.1.5 Modify the handout master

1.1.6 Modify the notes master

1.2 Change presentation options and views

1.2.1 Change slide size

1.2.2 Display presentations in different views

1.2.3 Set basic file properties

1.3 Configure print settings for presentations

1.3.1 Print all or part of a presentation

1.3.2 Print notes pages

1.3.3 Print handouts

1.3.4 Print in color, grayscale, or black and white

1.4 Configure and present slide shows

1.4.1 Create custom slide shows

1.4.2 Configure slide show options

1.4.3 Rehearse slide show timing

1.4.4 Set up slide show recording options

1.4.5 Present slide shows by using Presenter View

1.5 Prepare presentations for collaboration

1.5.1 Mark presentations as final

1.5.2 Protect presentations by using passwords

1.5.3 Inspect presentations for issues

1.5.4 Add and manage comments

1.5.5 Preserve presentation content

1.5.6 Export presentations to other formats

2.1 Insert slides

2.1.1 Import Word document outlines

2.1.2 Insert slides from another presentation

2.1.3 Insert slides and select slide layouts

2.1.4 Insert Summary Zoom slides

2.1.5 Duplicate slides

2.2 Modify slides

2.2.1 Hide and unhide slides

2.2.2 Modify individual slide backgrounds

2.2.3 Insert slide headers, footers, and page numbers

2.3 Order and group slides

2.3.1 Create sections

2.3.2 Modify slide order

2.3.3 Rename sections

3.1 Format text

3.1.1 Apply formatting and styles to text

3.1.2 Format text in multiple columns

3.1.3 Create bulleted and numbered lists

3.2 Insert links

3.2.1 Insert hyperlinks

3.2.2 Insert Section Zoom links and Slide Zoom links

3.3 Insert and format images

3.3.1 Resize and crop images

3.3.2 Apply built-in styles and effects to images

3.3.3 Insert screenshots and screen clippings

3.4 Insert and format graphic elements

3.4.1 Insert and change shapes

3.4.2 Draw by using digital ink

3.4.3 Add text to shapes and text boxes

3.4.4 Resize shapes and text boxes

3.4.5 Format shapes and text boxes

3.4.6 Apply built-in styles to shapes and text boxes

3.4.7 Add alt text to graphic elements for accessibility

3.5 Order and group objects on slides

3.5.1 Order shapes, images, and text boxes

3.5.2 Align shapes, images, and text boxes

3.5.3 Group shapes and images

3.5.4 Display alignment tools

4.1 Insert and format tables

4.1.1 Create and insert tables

4.1.2 Insert and delete table rows and columns

4.1.3 Apply built-in table styles

4.2 Insert and modify charts

4.2.1 Create and insert charts

4.2.2 Modify charts

4.3 Insert and format SmartArt graphics

4.3.1 Insert SmartArt graphics

4.3.2 Convert lists to SmartArt graphics

4.3.3 Add and modify SmartArt graphic content

4.4 Insert and modify 3D models

4.4.1 Insert 3D models

4.4.2 Modify 3D models

4.5 Insert and manage media

4.5.1 Insert audio and video clips

4.5.2 Create and insert screen recordings

4.5.3 Configure media playback options

5.1 Apply and configure slide transitions

5.1.1 Apply basic and 3D slide transitions

5.1.2 Configure transition effects

5.2 Animate slide content

5.2.1 Animate text and graphic elements

5.2.2 Animate 3D models

5.2.3 Configure animation effects

5.2.4 Configure animation paths

5.2.5 Reorder animations on a slide

5.3 Set timing for transitions

5.3.1 Set transition effect duration

5.3.2 Configure transition start and finish options

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