2 This lesson includes the following sections: Presentation Program BasicsIntegrating Multiple Data SourcesPresenting Slide Shows
3 Presentation Program Basics Presentation Programs and Their UsesThe Presentation Program's InterfaceCreating a PresentationFormatting SlidesSpecial Features of Presentation Programs
4 Presentation 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.
5 Presentation 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.
6 Title barMenu barTool barsDocument areaDrawing toolsStatus bar
7 Presentation 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..
8 Presentation 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.
10 Presentation 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.
11 Integrating 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.
13 Presenting 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.
14 lesson 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.