Learn how to create outlines for presentations in Microsoft Excel that are formatted for failsafe import into Microsoft PowerPoint.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft Excel
OS: Windows and Mac OS X
Typically, the last thing I would want to do is create my presentation outline in a spreadsheet program like Microsoft Excel. In one of my training sessions, I was showing participants how they could create presentation outlines for PowerPoint in Notepad or Microsoft Word -- and one of the attendees wanted to know how he could create an outline in Excel! To understand why anyone would want to create an outline in Excel, you probably need to be an Excel junkie -- but rather than go and discuss what an Excel junkie means, I'll show you how an outline can indeed be created in Excel -- this works on all versions of Excel for Windows and Mac OS X -- for this particular tutorial, I used Excel 2010:
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