2This lesson includes the following sections: Presentation Program BasicsIntegrating Multiple Data SourcesPresenting Slide Shows
3Presentation Program Basics Presentation Programs and Their UsesThe Presentation Program's InterfaceCreating a PresentationFormatting SlidesSpecial Features of Presentation Programs
4Presentation Program Basics - Presentation Programs and Their Uses Presentation programs are used to create slides–single-screen images that contain text, graphics, charts, and more.A collection of slides is called a presentation.A presentation program lets you create a set of slides and show (present) them to an audience.
5Presentation Program Basics - The Presentation Program's Interface Presentation programs provide many of the same editing and formatting tools found in word processors and other common applications.
6Title barMenu barTool barsDocument areaDrawing toolsStatus bar
7Presentation Program Basics - Creating a Presentation To create a presentation, you can select a predesigned template to create a common look for the slides.Individual slide elements appear inside text boxes and frames.You can easily add text or graphics to a box or frame, and move or resize it as needed..
8Presentation Program Basics - Formatting Slides You can format a slide by choosing different:Fonts and font sizesColorsBackgroundsBordersTo resize a frame or text box, click it, then dragone of its handles.
10Presentation Program Basics - Special Features Presentation programs provide several special features:Outlining—for contents, arrangement and order.Annotations—notes to individual slides.Animation—moving transitions to parts of a slide.Sound and video—audio or multimedia enhancement.Embedded objects—WWW links.HTML conversion—presentations on the Web.
11Integrating Multiple Data Sources in a Presentation You can add different media types, such as audio or video files, to a slide.If you present your slides from the PC's disk and have the appropriate output devices, you can present multimedia elements in a slide show.
13Presenting Slide Shows You can print slides and present them on a slide or overhead projector.You also can display slides directly from the PC's disk, with the following advantages:You can present them in any order you like.You can display slides on the PC's monitor, project them on a screen, or connect the PC to a TV or large monitor.You can move from slide to slide manually, or automate the presentation.
14lesson 15 reviewIdentify four interface elements found in most presentation programs.Describe the process of creating a presentation.Name three media sources that might be used in a multimedia presentation.List three ways that slides can be presented from a presentation program.