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MOS: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (Course & Lab)

ISBN : 9781616915681

Prepare for the Microsoft 77-422 exam with the MOS: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 course and lab. The lab simulates real-world, hardware, software, and command-line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course or training. The Microsoft PowerPoint course and lab cover all the objectives of the Microsoft MOS 77-422 exam and provide skills to create and manage presentations; insert and format shapes and slides; create slide content, apply transitions and animations; and manage multiple presentations.

The MOS PowerPoint 77-422 certification exam proves a candidate's competence across a spectrum of skills needed for proficiency in PowerPoint 2013. The MOS 77-422 exam validates the skills in applying a slide master, adding new layouts, modifying existing layouts, adding background images, controlling page numbers, inserting headers and footers; and modifying presentation themes. The MOS 77-422 exam is an upgrade of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010.

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Exam related FAQs
Where do I take the exam? Certiport
What is the format of the exam? Active screen, case studies, drag and drop, multiple choice, repeated answer choices, and short answer
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 150 minutes
What is the passing score? The passing score varies from exam to exam and is provided on the score report.

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam retake policy

  1. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  2. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  3. A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  4. There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam.
  5. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an Office exam, the candidate may take it again.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 77-422-complete, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Project Manager
  • Product developer
  • Instructors/Trainer
  • Office Professional
  • Who Uses PowerPoint and Why?
  • What's New in PowerPoint 2013?
  • Learning Your Way around PowerPoint
  • Changing the View
  • Zooming In and Out
  • Enabling Optional Display Elements
  • Opening a New Display Window for the Same Presentation
  • Using the Help System
  • Summary
  • Starting a New Presentation
  • Saving Your Work
  • Setting Passwords for File Access
  • Closing and Reopening Presentations
  • Setting File Properties
  • Summary
  • Creating New Slides
  • Inserting Content from External Sources
  • Managing Slides
  • Using Content Placeholders
  • Creating Text Boxes Manually
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Summary
  • Understanding Layouts and Themes
  • Changing a Slide's Layout
  • Applying a Theme
  • Managing Themes
  • Changing Colors, Fonts, and Effects
  • Changing the Background
  • Working with Placeholders
  • Customizing and Creating Layouts
  • Managing Slide Masters
  • Summary
  • Changing the Font
  • Changing the Font Size
  • Adjusting Character Spacing
  • Changing Font Color/Text Fill
  • Applying a Text Outline
  • Applying Text Attributes
  • Applying WordArt Styles
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Copying Formatting with Format Painter
  • Inserting Symbols
  • Inserting Math Equations
  • Summary
  • Formatting Bulleted Lists
  • Formatting Numbered Lists
  • Setting Indents and Tabs
  • Adjusting Line Spacing
  • Changing Horizontal Alignment
  • Summary
  • Creating a New Table
  • Moving around in a Table
  • Selecting Rows, Columns, and Cells
  • Editing a Table's Structure
  • Applying Table Styles
  • Formatting Table Cells
  • Using Tables from Word
  • Integrating Excel Cells into PowerPoint
  • Summary
  • Working with the Drawing Tools
  • Selecting Objects
  • Deleting Objects
  • Moving and Copying Objects
  • Understanding Object Formatting
  • Resizing Objects
  • Arranging Objects
  • Merging Shapes
  • Applying Shape or Picture Styles
  • Understanding Color Selection
  • Applying an Object Border
  • Applying an Object Fill
  • Applying Object Effects
  • Summary
  • Understanding SmartArt Types and Their Uses
  • Inserting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Editing SmartArt Text
  • Modifying SmartArt Structure
  • Modifying a Hierarchy Graphic Structure
  • Formatting a SmartArt Graphic
  • Saving a SmartArt Graphic as a Picture
  • Summary
  • Understanding the Parts of a Chart
  • Starting a New Chart
  • Working with Chart Data
  • Chart Types and Chart Layout Presets
  • Working with Chart Elements
  • Controlling the Axes
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Rotating a 3-D Chart
  • Working with Chart Templates
  • Summary
  • Inserting Photos
  • Sizing and Cropping Photos
  • Adjusting and Correcting Photos
  • Compressing Images
  • Exporting a Photo from PowerPoint to a Separate File
  • Summary
  • Working with External Content: An Overview
  • Copying Content from Other Programs
  • Introducing OLE
  • Summary
  • How PowerPoint Uses Audio
  • When to Use Sounds - and When Not To
  • Inserting an Audio Clip as an Icon on a Slide
  • Assigning a Sound to an Object
  • Adding a Digital Music Soundtrack
  • Adding a CD Audio Soundtrack
  • Configuring Sound Playback
  • Using the Advanced Timeline to Fine-Tune Sound Events
  • Summary
  • Understanding Video Types
  • Placing a Video on a Slide
  • Managing Clip Files and Links
  • Changing the Video's Formatting
  • Specifying Playback Options
  • Summary
  • Assigning Transitions to Slides
  • Animating Slide Content
  • Layering Animated Objects
  • Summary
  • The When and How of Handouts
  • Handouts
  • Speaker Notes
  • Printing an Outline
  • Exporting Handouts or Notes Pages to Word
  • Summary
  • Starting and Ending a Show
  • Using the On-Screen Show Controls
  • Using the On-Screen Pen
  • Hiding Slides for Backup Use
  • Using Custom Shows
  • Creating and Using Sections
  • Giving a Presentation on a Different Computer
  • Summary
  • Understanding User Interactivity
  • Navigational Control Basics
  • Creating Text Hyperlinks
  • Creating Graphical Hyperlinks
  • Setting Up a Secure System
  • Summary
  • Working with File Properties
  • Checking for Compatibility and Usability
  • Limiting User Access to a Presentation
  • Presenting Online
  • Working with the PowerPoint Viewer
  • Summary
  • Working with Comments
  • Comparing and Merging Presentations
  • Managing Simultaneous Edits
  • Summary
  • Video Tutorials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Changing the print outline
  • Changing presentation view
  • Rearranging slides
  • Changing the zoom settings
  • Zooming in the Slide Sorter View
  • Converting album to black and white
  • Changing the view settings
  • Showing Gridlines
  • Creating file using template
  • Creating a New Presentation using a Template
  • Turning ON the compatibility mode
  • Saving a presentation
  • Saving an existing presentation with a new name
  • Saving a File in XPS Format
  • Saving a File as a PDF
  • Saving a Slide as a JPEG
  • Setting a password for the file modification
  • Closing the open presentation
  • Opening a presentation
  • Setting up file properties
  • Displaying the document panel
  • Editing presentation properties at the Document Panel
  • Creating a blank slide
  • Opening a Word document as a presentation
  • Inserting Additional Slides
  • Importing a table from an external source
  • Deleting a slide
  • Inserting a manual text box
  • Changing AutoFit behavior of a text box
  • Finding and replacing text
  • Changing layout of a slide
  • Applying themes
  • Customizing page numbers
  • Customizing footer
  • Applying footer
  • Adding an image as a background
  • Adding a layout
  • Adding a new Slide Master
  • Embedding fonts
  • Changing font
  • Correcting the Spelling Error
  • Changing text to WordArt
  • Changing the bullet symbol
  • Applying bullets
  • Adding Columns
  • Configuring Columns
  • Creating a table
  • Modifying columns
  • Applying a table style
  • Modifying column settings
  • Inserting a Regular Pentagon shape
  • Changing Shape Styles
  • Using the Quick Styles menu
  • Formatting the Shape Outline
  • Configuring the text box with Gradient Fill
  • Converting list to SmartArt
  • Inserting a SmartArt
  • Reversing the direction of SmartArt
  • Changing color of SmartArt
  • Changing chart type
  • Inserting a line chart
  • Modifying chart type
  • Inserting a picture
  • Inserting an online picture
  • Cropping an image
  • Cropping a picture to a shape
  • Applying picture styles
  • Configuring image shadow effect
  • Compressing Media
  • Setting audio options
  • Inserting a sound clip
  • Assigning transition to a slide
  • Looping a Slide Show
  • Applying Transition
  • Applying animation to text strings
  • Adding paths to animations
  • Applying animation to shapes
  • Setting up slide show
  • Printing handouts
  • Printing handouts in Grayscale
  • Changing the Print Settings
  • Customizing Slide Size
  • Changing the Notes Page Layout
  • Starting slide show from the current slide
  • Starting the slide show from the beginning
  • Creating a custom show
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show
  • Creating a link to a website
  • Hyperlinking a text
  • Configuring AutoFormat as You Type
  • Removing presentation metadata
  • Compressing media for Internet Quality
  • Checking compatibility
  • Checking for accessibility issues
  • Viewing the added digital signature
  • Adding a Digital Signature
  • Encrypting the Presentation
  • Finalizing Presentation
  • Inserting a comment