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Hour 11. PowerPoint 2003 Presentations > Understanding Presentations and Slides - Pg. 143

PowerPoint 2003 Presentations Understanding Presentations and Slides The primary purpose of PowerPoint is to help you design, create, and edit presentations and printed handouts. A presentation is a set of screens (called slides) that you present to people in a group. Because PowerPoint provides a wide variety of predefined templates, you don't have to be a graphics design specialist to create good-looking presentations. Throughout this book, the term presentation refers to the entire PowerPoint collection of slides, whereas the term slide refers to an individual screen within a presentation. PowerPoint slides can hold many kinds of information. Here are a few of the things you can add to a PowerPoint presentation: · Data you insert into PowerPoint, including text, charts, graphs, and graphics · Word documents · Live data from the Internet including complete Web pages · Excel worksheets