Trainings

Please find below a list of many of the trainings that the Progressive Technology Project has conducted over the years. Each training contains links to materials used in the trainings.

In this webinar, we covered how to:

  • Work efficiently & never lose your work (customize toolbars & keyboard shortcuts)
  • Create beautiful, consistent documents (use templates & styles)
  • Divide & conquer your document (use sections & tables of contents)
  • Collaborate on editing & finalizing documents (track changes)
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A tutorial on how to:

  • Work efficiently & never lose your work (customize toolbars & keyboard shortcuts)
  • Create beautiful, consistent documents (use templates & styles)
  • Divide & conquer your document (use sections & tables of contents)
  • Collaborate on editing & finalizing documents (track changes)
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A tutorial on how to create compelling presentations using (and not abusing) PowerPoint 2008 for Mac. We covered these topics:

  • Changing a Presentation Look (working with master slides)
  • Slide Animation
  • Adding Sounds and Movies to a Slide
  • Printing Presentations, Notes, and Handouts
  • PowerPoint Best Practices
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A tutorial on how to create compelling presentations using (and not abusing) PowerPoint 2007 for Windows. We covered these topics:

  • Changing a Presentation Look (working with master slides)
  • Slide Animation
  • Adding Sounds and Movies to a Slide
  • Printing Presentations, Notes, and Handouts
  • PowerPoint Best Practices
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A tutorial on how to do a mail merge (or data merge, more generally) using Word & Excel 2008 for Macs. We covered these topics:

  • Preparing Excel sheet for mail merge
  • Creating a merge document in Microsoft Word
  • Outputting your mail merge
  • Reusing your merge document
  • Merging data for labels
  • Call list example
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A tutorial on how to do a mail merge (or data merge, more generally) using Word & Excel 2007 for Windows. We covered these topics:

  • Preparing Excel sheet for mail merge
  • Creating a merge document in Microsoft Word
  • Outputting your mail merge
  • Reusing your merge document
  • Merging data for labels
  • Call list example
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An intermediate/advanced tutorial on Excel 2007 for Windows. We covered these topics:

  • Merging Data
  • Paste Special
  • Formulas, Including IF and VLOOKUP
  • Creating a Chart
  • Creating a Pivot table
  • Using Named Ranges
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An intermediate/advanced tutorial on Excel 2008 for Macs. We covered these topics:

  • Understanding Clean Data
  • Filtering & Sorting
  • Address Parsing
  • Formulas
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The second installment of PTP's intermediate/advanced tutorial on Excel 2007 for Windows. We covered these topics:

  • Merging Data
  • Paste Special
  • Formulas, Including IF and VLOOKUP
  • Creating a Chart
  • Creating a Pivot Table
  • Using Named Ranges
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An intermediate/advanced tutorial on Word 2008 for Macs. We covered these topics:

  • Templates (custom and built-in)
  • Customizing menus and toolbars in MS Word
  • Using keyboard shortcuts
  • Creating, saving and reusing styles
  • Creating a table of contents from styles
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