My Office Sway (includes Content Update Program)

My Office Sway (includes Content Update Program)

By: Patrice-Anne Rutledge (author)Paperback

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Full-Color Book + Content Update Program If want to learn how to use Microsoft Sway, My Office Sway is your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through various tasks for building your own multimedia web presentations-even if you have no design skills. If you're ready to start creating your own Sways on your computer, tablet, or phone, My Office Sway is ready to help. In addition, this book is part of Que's Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Sway, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. My Office Sway is an easy, full-color tutorial on Microsoft's new design app, which covers the following topics: * Set up your free Sway account, and master Sway's web interface * Create a new Sway from scratch-or from PowerPoint, Word, or PDF * Use storylines to design and organize your Sway * Control your Sway's content, layout, and appearance * Embed external content including Google Maps, YouTube or Vimeo videos, SoundCloud audio, and Infogr.am infographics * Insert content from numerous sources, such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, or your own OneDrive * Add column, bar, line, pie, and area charts * Preview and modify your Sways * Transform your Sway's design automatically with Remix! * Build slideshows or single-page Sways * Embed Sways on your website or blog, or in another Sway * Control exactly who can see your Sway * Create live group Sways for business, teaching, or brainstorming * Use Sway from your iPhone, iPad, or Windows 10 device Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

About Author

Patrice-Anne Rutledge is a business technology author and journalist who writes about business applications, social media, and small business technology. In addition to her current book on Sway, she is also the author of numerous other books on Microsoft applications, including Easy Office 2016, Easy Office 2013, Office 2013 All-In-One Absolute Beginner's Guide, PowerPoint 2013 Absolute Beginner's Guide, and Using PowerPoint 2010, all from Pearson. She can be reached through her website at www.patricerutledge.com.

Contents

Prologue What Is Sway? What You Can Create with Sway Content You Can Include in a Sway Enhance Your Sway with Customizable Styles Chapter 1 Getting Started with Office Sway Creating a Sway Account Create a Sway Account Finding Your Way Around Sway Explore Sample Sways Navigate Sway Get Help Provide Feedback Creating a New Sway Create a New Sway from Scratch Create a New Sway by Importing Content Signing In and Out Sign In to Sway Sign Out of Sway Chapter 2 Planning and Creating a Sway Planning Your Sway Storyline Working with Navigational Layouts Apply a New Layout Adding Content with Cards Insert Content Using the Insert Content Icon Add Content Using the All Cards Pane Working with Title Cards and Heading Cards Modify the Title Card Add a Heading Card Apply a Background Adding Other Content Cards Add a Text Card Add a Picture Card Add a Video Card Add a Tweet Card Formatting Text and Pictures Emphasize or Accent Text Create a Bulleted List Create a Numbered List Add a Link Specify Focus Points on a Picture Specify Picture and Video Showcase Options Chapter 3 Working with Group Cards Creating Group Cards Add an Automatic Card Add a Stack Card Add a Comparison Card Add a Slideshow Card Add a Grid Card Managing Group Cards Collapse a Group Change the Group Type Modify Content in a Group Ungroup a Group Delete a Group Chapter 4 Embedding Content in a Sway Understanding the Sway Embed Process Sway Supported Sites Three-Step Process for Embedding Content Understand Embed Codes Embedding Content Using the Embed Card Embed a Map from Google Maps Embed an Infographic from Infogr.am Embed a Video from Vimeo Embed an Audio Clip from SoundCloud Embed a Mix from Office Mix Chapter 5 Working with Sway Charts Understanding Charts Understand Chart Types Understand Chart Terminology Adding a Chart to a Sway Add a Column Chart Add a Pie Chart Modifying a Chart Modify Basic Chart Elements Modify a Worksheet Specify Chart Showcase Options Previewing a Chart Preview a Chart Chapter 6 Inserting Media Content Exploring the Add Content Pane Adding Content from the Add Content Pane Add Content from Suggested Sources Add Content from OneNote Add Content from Facebook Add Content from Flickr Add Content from Bing Add Content from PicHit Add Content from YouTube Add Content from Twitter Adding Content from OneDrive Add a Word Document from OneDrive Add a PowerPoint Presentation from OneDrive Add an Excel Workbook from OneDrive Add a PDF from OneDrive Uploading Content from Your Computer Upload a File from Your Computer Suggesting New Content Sources Suggest New Content Sources Chapter 7 Modifying a Sway Working with a Sway Open a Sway Rename a Sway Duplicate a Sway Delete a Sway Modifying Sway Content Move a Card on the Storyline Delete a Card or Section Modifying Sway Design Apply a New Design Set Customize a Design Set Modify Your Sway's Design Automatically with Remix! Switch to Another Layout Previewing a Sway Preview a Sway Play a Sway Use Accessibility View Chapter 8 Sharing a Sway Specifying Sharing Options Specify Who Can See a Sway Sharing Your Sway on Docs.com Create an Account on Docs.com Share a Sway on Docs.com Manage Your Sway on Docs.com Unpublish a Sway on Docs.com Getting Social with Sway Share a Sway on Facebook Share a Sway on Twitter Share on Other Social Sites Share via Email Sharing with Links Share a View Link Share an Edit Link Sharing a Sway from the My Sways Page Share from the My Sways Page Managing Shared Sways Edit a Sway Someone Shared with You View Sways Shared with You Stop Sharing a Sway Remove Yourself from a Shared Sway Embedding a Sway Embed a Sway on a Website or Blog View a Sway on the Web Embed a Sway in Another Sway Chapter 9 Installing and Using Sway for Windows 10 Exploring Sway for Windows 10 Installing Sway for Windows 10 Install Sway for Windows 10 Taking and Inserting a Picture Take and Insert a Picture Chapter 10 Installing and Using Sway for iPhone and iPad Getting to Know Sway for iPhone and iPad Explore Sway for iPhone and iPad Navigate Sway for iPhone and iPad Installing Sway for iPhone and iPad Install Sway for iPhone and iPad 9780789755438 TOC 10/28/2015

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780789755438
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780789755438
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 0789755432

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