In many ways, PowerPoint has the same interface as a typical Windows program, but as mentioned earlier, it also has some features that are unique to the Offi ce 2007. The PowerPoint window contains the following elements, see Figure 1.1 6 0
Title bar: Identifies the running program (Powerpo int) and the name of the active presentation. If the window is not maximized, drag the title bar to move the window.
Ribbon: Its functions are like a combination of menu bars and toolbars, providing tabs "page flying including buttons, lists, and commands."
Office twist: Opens the O ffice menu, from which you can open, save, print, and create a new presentation.
Quick Access Toolbar: Shortcuts that contain some of the most common commands. You can also add your own favorite shortcuts.
Minimize button: Reduces the application window to a button on the taskbar and clicks this button on the taskbar to reopen the window.
Maximize/Down Restore button s if the window is maximized (full screen), change it to a smaller window (not full screen), and if the window is not maximized, click this button to maximize the window.
Close button: Closes the application. If there are changes, you may be prompted to save your changes.
Workspace: Displays the location of the active PowerPoint slides. Figure 1.1 6 shows the normal view fly but you can also use other views, and the display of the workspace will vary in other views.
Status bar: Gives information about the presentation and provides shortcuts to changing the view and zoom.
Note: This book will not detail Windows control, after all, this is not a book about Windows, but if you are interested in further understanding the overall situation of windows-based programs, it is advisable to read other relevant information.
Figure 1.1 6 The PowerPoint window combines common Windows features with the unique elements of Office 2007