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PowerPoint Presentations Computer Tech Mr. Harkness To move on in each screen click your mouse or use the Page Down button If you click too fast and miss something you can also use the Page Up and Page Down buttons
Purpose The State Board of Education found that colleges and businesses want students and employees to be able to make and present an electronic presentation. Colleges use presentations for: Reports Projects Businesses use presentations for: Training Reports
Your Assignment Learn to Use Power Point Create a Presentation Print Note Pages Give Your Presentation to the Class
Project: All About Me! Preparation Start PowerPoint Wizard Backgrounds, Themes, and Clip Art Animations Transitions Saving and Printing
Preparation You Will Use All Nine of the Following Topics for Your Presentation: Where I Live How Many People Are in My Family My Hobbies My Favorite Foods What I Want to Do When I Finish School The Funniest Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me My Favorite Music My Favorite Sports Conclusion
Think about each of the topics and write down on some scratch paper, some of the most important things that you think other people should know about you. Include some things that would help make the presentation interesting and informative. Preparation
Open the Program Click on Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office > PowerPoint
Auto Content Wizard When you open the program the following screen appears: Click on Create a new presentation To start this assignment click on From AutoContent wizard…
Auto Content Wizard When the AutoContent wizard starts it will look like this: Click on Next Make sure General and Generic are chosen Click on Next Type in: All About Me! For the presentation title Click on Next Click on Finish
Making the Title Page The following screen will appear: Highlight the text and type your own name here Or you may Highlight the line in the outline view at the left and type it in
Using the Wizard Template The Wizard Template gives you an outline structure to follow Each presentation should have: Title Page Introduction Topics of Discussion Topics Conclusion These lines on the wizard suggest what content should be on each slide.
Now you type a sentence that states that youre presenting yourself to the class so they can get to know you better. Then type your name on the line that says Identify yourself Introduction Highlight and replace the text with your information
Topics of Discussion Now type in the nine topics mentioned at the first as a bulleted list Where I Live How Many People Are in My Family My Hobbies My Favorite Foods What I Want to Do When I Finish School The Funniest Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me My Favorite Music My Favorite Sports Conclusion
Topic Slides You will now take each of the topics of discussion and make a slide for each Replace with Where I Live Put the main idea here like I Live in Ogden Now down in the note section put all the details you can about your main idea: Our house is green, we have alligators in a pond etc…….
New Topic Slide When you need a new topic slide you can click on Insert > New Slide Click on Insert Then New Slide In this new slide continue placing the topic in the title box, the main idea in the next box, and the details in the note area.
Themes, Backgrounds, and Clipart You have two kinds of slides in your presentation so far, a Title slide and regular slides with one bulleted text box. To apply a design template for your presentation do the following: Click on Format > Slide Design A new tool window appears on the right. Use the scroll bar to view and then choose a new design
Backgrounds If you dont want a theme you can make a custom background by right- clicking on the slide The following box will appear: Click on Background This window will appear, now click on the expand button
Backgrounds From the custom background dialog box you can choose: Colors More Colors Fill Effects Click a color here to change the background color Click here to choose more colors Click here to choose effects like pictures, textures, and gradients
Custom Backgrounds cont. When you click on gradient you can choose from these options to change the entire background This shows a preview of the background Choosing this tab allows you to choose from the textures This tab allows you to choose patterns for the background. You can choose the two colors also. Be careful using patterns because they sometimes make it hard to read the screen You can use a photo for the background. Click on Select picture >My Computer > busdir (G:) > photohm and there are 326 different photos to choose from
Title and Slide Masters When you chose a custom background the extra graphics in the theme remained To take these out so that your background has just what you want in it choose View > Master > Title Master You might not want this blue shape on your slide now so click on View Click on Master > Slide Master From here you can click on the blue shape and then press the Delete key You probably want to delete the red line also by clicking on it and pressing the Delete key. Then Close Master Slide
Changed Slide Master Here is the slide after changing the Slide Master.
Clip Art For your assignment you need one clip art for each slide. Do not download any; just use the clip art that is provided by Microsoft Office Professional Click on Insert > Picture > Clip Art
To insert clip art click on Insert > Picture > Clip Art When this box appears type a subject in the search for box and click on GO Click on the Picture to insert it in your slide
You can resize the clip-art by clicking on one of the corner handles and dragging to be larger or smaller. Click on the clip-art and hold the button down to drag an place it where you want it on your slide
Transitions A transition is how you get from one slide to the next Choose a transition by clicking on Slide Show > Slide Transition From this box you choose the effect and timing. For this presentation choose Automatically after and put in 6 seconds You can choose a transition for each slide, but for now click on Apply to All
Printing You need to print your note pages You will use the note pages to give your presentation Click on File > Print To print note pages click on File > Print Click on the expand menu button and then on Note Pages in the Print What box Then click on OK
Rehearse Timings To view your presentation and set the timing duration for each slide click on Slide Show > Rehearse Timings The timing box appears in the upper left hand corner. You click on the right arrow when you are ready for the next slide. Use your note pages to give your presentation, click on the right arrow to move ahead to the next slide. When you are finished save the timings and rehearse it again by pressing F5. You may go back and change the timings by running Rehearse timings again or going to the individual slide and clicking on Slide Show > Slide Timings and adjusting the seconds.