Learn your way! Get started

PowerPoint 2013, Part 2: Charts, Formats & Shapes

with expert John Wiley & Sons

Watch trailer

PowerPoint 2013, Part 2: Charts, Formats & Shapes Trailer

Course at a glance

Included in these subscriptions:

  • Creative Design Power Pack
  • Power Pack Plus

Release date Release date 3/17/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 14m
Published eBooks Published eBooks Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files N/A
Exams Exams N/A

Enterprise Solutions
Enterprise Solutions

Need reporting, custom learning tracks, or SCORM? Learn More

Course description

Master PowerPoint 2013 in this four part learning series, now, you can learn the ins and outs of maximizing PowerPoint 2013 – from creating a simple presentation to adding special effects and multimedia to your deck – with PowerPoint 2013. Work with templates, add graphics, and use meaningful transitions. Add sound, animation, video, charts, and more to pack some power into your presentation. Get up to speed on new features in PowerPoint 2013 and understand best practices for creating and sharing your presentation.


This course assumes some familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint. This course is part of 4 courses; PowerPoint 2013: Slide Master and SmartArt; PowerPoint 2013: Charts, Formats and Shapes; PowerPoint 2013: Order, Tables, & Animate; and PowerPoint 2013: A/V and Presenting. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Charts, Formats and Shapes

Working with Pictures & Charts (24:28)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Removing a Complex Background (03:17)
  • Picture Styles (02:05)
  • Picture Formatting (03:32)
  • Creating a Chart (04:36)
  • Importing Data (02:12)
  • Chart Types (04:25)
  • More Chart Types (03:57)
  • Summary (00:10)
Chart Styles, Formats, & Fills (26:57)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Chart Styles (03:02)
  • Theme Colors (02:55)
  • Formatting Charts (03:25)
  • Chart Elements (04:00)
  • Fills & Outlines (03:03)
  • Advanced Fills (03:15)
  • Shapes Gallery (03:29)
  • Adding Shapes (03:24)
  • Summary (00:10)
Working with Shapes (22:38)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Formatting Shapes (03:34)
  • Inserting Text (03:37)
  • Adding Hyper-link to Text (04:29)
  • Add Cyclic SmartArt (01:50)
  • Aligning Shapes (04:01)
  • Grouping Shapes (04:45)
  • Summary (00:10)