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  1. PowerPoint Historical Review cathleen bellevillea bit better corporationwww.bitbetter.com

  2. Who is this chick? • 1989-1995: Microsoft • PowerPoint product manager • head of product planning for graphics business unit • 1995-2000: A Bit Better Corp. • creator of “Screen Beans” • PowerPoint consulting services • www.bitbetter.com

  3. Prehistoric Presentations • 1981: IBM PCs • MS-DOS • Lotus 1-2-3 • CPM-86 • Word Perfect • slide presentations sent out to Genigraphics, Chartmasters • big business, slow turn-around, good results • overhead presentations made by enlarging typewriter pages, and copying on to transparencies • tedious, slow, expensive, bad results • any font you want as long as it was Courier 12 • 1984: Apple Macintosh • MacWrite • MacPaint • Word

  4. April 1987: PowerPoint 1 • published by Forethought of Sunnyvale, CA • originally named “Presenter” and designed for Windows 2.0 • 2 developers, 16 months • coding done using a Lisa with two 5 MB hard drives connected via the serial port • ran on any Macintosh with 512K RAM and a floppy drive—no hard disk required • All slides in one file • Slide Master • Handout Pages • Notes Pages • Slide Show • Lines, Boxes, Circles • Black and White • Hardbound Book

  5. May 1988: PowerPoint 2 • August 87, Microsoft acquires Forethought; product unit stays in California • Aldus ships Persuasion 1.0 for Macintosh: • outliner • multiple masters • graphing • polygons • Harvard Graphics for DOS • Lotus Freelance for DOS • Find/Replace • Spell Checking • Color (for Mac II) • Color Schemes • Shaded fills • Microsoft Packaging • Genigraphics driverfor slides

  6. May 1990: Win PowerPoint 2 • first presentation product for Windows 3.0 • fonts a major problem for everyone • Harvard Graphics announces move to OS/2; later ships Windows product with same UI as DOS version • Lotus Freelance ships newly designed product on OS/2, then Windows • Aldus slow to release buggy, slow Windows product with poor Mac file compatibility • 256-color support • WYSIWYG, direct manipulation UI • Bullets! • Graphing • Share files with Mac • Translates Harvard Graphics Files

  7. May 1992: PowerPoint 3 • first app to require Windows 3.1 • introduction of TrueType Fonts • major release with shared code between Mac and Windows versions • Aldus share leader on Macintosh • Harvard Graphics share leader on PCs • Microsoft puts serious effort into promoting Microsoft Office • Outlining • Drawing Tools • Transition Effects • Graphing on Mac • Builds • Flying Bullets • Sound & Video • Pen Computing support

  8. February 1994: PowerPoint 4.0 • the suite battles begin • Lotus ships SmartSuite: 1-2-3, Ami Pro, Freelance Graphics • Word Perfect ships PerfectOffice: Word Perfect, Quattro Pro, Draw Perfect • Harvard Graphics can’t find a dance partner • Aldus ignores Windows market, focuses on Mac • Office look and feel: tooltips, toolbars, status bar • Full OLE 2.0 • AutoLayouts • AutoContent Wizard • Word Tables • Rehearsal, Hidden Slides

  9. February 1994: PowerPoint 7 • application version numbers go to hell • Microsoft owns major market share on PCs and Macs due to phenomenal sales of Office • Lotus bought by IBM who pretends not to notice • WordPerfect bought by Novell • Aldus acquired by Adobe and left to rot • Harvard suffers slow agonizing death • Rewritten in C++ • VBA programmability • Real curves, textures • New animation effects • Meeting minder • AutoCorrect, Insert Symbol • Black & White View

  10. May 1997: PowerPoint 97 • most of original PowerPoint team has left • Microsoft has dominant market share -- virtually no competition • central office development team makes most product decisions • focus on electronic presentations and on-line documents • virtually “documentation free” • Office Assistant • File compression • Save to HTML • Improved sound and animation controls • Pack and Go • AutoClipArt • ScreenBeans • Transparent GIFs

  11. June 1999: Office 2000 • now 4 versions of Office, that ship nine different products • typical installation of Office Premium:626 MB for all nine apps • PowerPoint 2000 • Tri-Pane View • Picture bullets • Animated GIFs • Save to Web • AutoFit Text • Real Tables • Presentation Conferencing • Aliased Fonts

  12. Shameless Self Promotion • www.bitbetter.com • powerpoint FAQ with many many pages of questions • “ask powerpoint”: powerpoint questions answered • powerpoint tips and tricks • resources for presenters • screenbeans clip art, with new“business communication”collection

  13. thank you for not throwing things cathy belleville a bit better corporation www.bitbetter.com