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PowerPoint An Introduction to the Good Stuff
Shapes & Drawing Tools Make sure the drawing toolbar is visible View → Toolbars → Drawing For more drawing tools go to: Insert → Picture → Autoshapes Or go to the autoshpaes button at the bottom of the screen
Cool Drawing Examples Volume Added Total Added height radius area
Shapes & Drawing Tools Ziploc barrier will be placed so that the bumper makes contact Drop height Impact measuring device. This diagram was made using the drawing objects in PowerPoint.
Shapes & Drawing Tools Contact Bumper Wooden block with hole Dowel Paint mixing stick for marker to record spring stretch Felt tip pen Spring This diagram was made using the drawing objects in PowerPoint
Connectors & Flowcharts Flow charts and mind maps can help clarify or illustrate complex procedures or relationships
Connectors & Flowcharts Connectors can be used to make links between objects to create flowcharts or mind maps Insert → Picture → Auto shapes Click on the connectors button to select a connector type. To start your connector, click on the connection point for the first object Then click on a connection point for the second object to complete the connector.
Alignment & Layering To change whether an object is on “top” or “bottom”: Highlight the object/s Use the order commands from the draw button on the drawing toolbar
Alignment & Layering To align objects Highlight the objects Use the order commands from the draw button on the drawing toolbar
Grouping & Rotating To group or rotate objects Highlight the objects Use the group and rotate commands from the draw button on the drawing toolbar Note what happens when you group before you rotate Before After
Saving Images From The Internet 1. Right Click on the image you want 2. Select Save Picture As 3. Tell the computer where to save the image
Images 1. Choose Insert -> Picture -> From File 2. Locate the picture on your computer and hit OK.
Images When you click on a picture a picture palate with all sorts of tools. Try using the crop tool to isolate a part of the picture. When you resize a picture it is best to drag from the corners, this keeps the picture in the correct proportions
Animation Animation is used to “stagger” elements of a slide to reveal certain pieces of information after other. Slide Show → Custom Animation Pick which items you want to animate and specify the order and effect
Hyperlinks To create a hyperlink: Highlight the text or object you want to make into a hyperlink Insert → Hyperlink Specify the website, file or slide you want to link to.
To create a hyperlink to another slide within a presentation 1. Click place within document 2. Select which slide to link to 3. Click OK
Action Buttons Action buttons perform actions that you specify. Insert → Picture → AutoShapes → Action Buttons Choose the blank button Drag out the area you want the button to occupy The action settings window will then appear. Choose the hyperlink option pick the appropriate option
Presentation Templates Templates add a little flair to your presentations. Pick templates that are appropriate to your show Format → Slide Layout or Apply design template Choose the template you want and hit OK
Working on the Master Slide The slide master's purpose is to let you make a global change that is reflected on all the slides in your presentation. To access the master slide: View → Master → Master Slide Add buttons, pictures or text that you want to appear on every Slide. Click the close button on the master toolbar to return to the slideshow
Working with the Master Slide Click the close button on the master slide toolbar to return to presentatio n design mode Any objects or hyperlinks placed on the Master Slide will appear on every slide in the presentation
Creating Kiosk Presentations
Saving As A Show When you save a presentation as a show it creates a separate file that automatically opens in presentation mode.
Cool Idea Duplicate a slide with an image on it. Use the crop tool to isolate a part of the image. Resize the image so that it is larger Go back to the original slide and create a shape that covers the area of the image that you enlarged. Make the shape transparent and hyperlink it to the other slide. This way you have an image that can zoom in on sections.