1 Getting Started with PowerPoint The following slides outline the steps to planning and creating your PowerPoint slide show presentation.
2 Step #1 Plan your presentation Write your report before you begin your slide show. Select the layout and design of the presentation before your start working on individual slides. Create your slides. Add effects for interest. Edit and rehearse your presentation.
3 Step #2 Layout and Design Slides When you start PowerPoint you have 4 options: 1.AutoContent Wizard 2.Design Template 3.Blank presentation 4.Open an existing Presentation
4 Creating Your Slides Once you have planned the design and layout for your presentation, you can introduce text, elements and animations to create your slides.
5 Insert a New Slide Insert menu New Slide - or - New Slide Tool - or - Ctrl + M
6 Select a Slide Layout Insert New Slide AutoLayout Text and Titles Tables Charts & Graphs Graphics Choose the type of slide that you will be creating
7 Apply a Design Template This allows you to choose a consistent Presentation Design theme: background, font styles and colours Go to Format Apply Design Template
8 Design Templates Design templates give a consistent professional look to your presentation. Find free design templates: http://office.microsoft.com/clipart http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/results.aspx?Scope=TC&Quer y=powerpointhttp://office.microsoft.com/en- us/results.aspx?Scope=TC&Quer y=powerpoint
9 Use Placeholders for Elements Title Bar Text Box Picture Frame You can change the layout with… Format Slide Layout
10 Step #3 Edit and View Slides How to organize, delete, and preview your slides.
11 Preview Your Slide Outlining Toolbar is at the bottom left of the screen. Slide ViewSlide-Sorter View Preview Slide Normal View
12 Use Slide Sorter View to… Add new slides Order and organize slides with… “Click and Drag” Delete slides with… Insert slides from other presentations with… Insert Slides from Files
13 Adding Text to a Slide “Click and add text” in existing placeholders, which give your slides a consistent layout. -or- Paste text from MSWord -or- Insert Text with Insert menu Text Boxes
14 Step #3: Insert Objects How to add pictures and objects… BACK
Music Sounds Slides Movies Photos & Graphics Charts & Graphs Add Elements with Insert Menu Hyperlinks: Hyperlinks: http://www.yahoo.ca http://www.yahoo.ca AutoShapes & Text
16 Microsoft Template Gallery Search by keyword through thousands of free graphics, animations and sounds to add to your presentations. Insert menu Picture Clip Art Clips Online http://office.microsoft.com/clipart
17 Step #4: Add Entry Effects How to add animation and sound…
18 What are Drive-in Effects? Drive-in effects are also called Entry Animations
19 Adding Custom Animation Timing changes the speed and order of animations Automate or activate on mouse click “Fly in Left” is an Entry Animation or Drive-in Effect Slideshow menu Custom Animation
20 Animation Design Tips Do NOT let objects cross the page –Introduce objects from the nearest side Do NOT animate titles –Leave titles in the same place on each slide Do NOT move pictures –Use stationary animations for graphics
21 Step #5: Add Transitions Transitions and how to apply them…
22 BACK What are Transitions? Transitions are special effects used to introduce a slide in a slide show presentation. There are several transition effects: Slides can fade in Or dissolve from one slide to another. Slides can change as horizontal blinds click to advance
23 Adding Transitions Drive-in Effect Speed Timing Sound Effect Use the Slide Show menu Slide Transition
24 Transition Tips Go to… Slide Show / Slide Transition Select Apply to All Consistent transitions save time and look professional.
25 Changing the Background Background Fill Fill Effects More Fills Picture Select Picture Browse to the picture to use for a background Go to …Format menu Background
26 Changing the Background Format Background Fill Effects Picture
27 Saving Your Presentation Go to …File Save As to save as “filename.ppt” You can also save as a PowerPoint show as “filename.pps” for viewers without PowerPoint software
28 Step #6 Edit and Rehearse Preview your slideshow by going to Slide Show Menu View Show Press HERE to see the presentation again, to end.