Presentation on theme: "Starting and Customizing a PowerPoint Slide Show"— Presentation transcript:
1 Starting and Customizing a PowerPoint Slide Show Learning PowerPointStarting and Customizing a PowerPoint Slide Show
2 Choosing a Document Template When you Open PowerPoint you will have the option to choose a Design template or choose a Blank Presentation.When you select a design you will also have the option to choose a color schemeTemplates can be changed by going to the DESIGN tab.
3 The PowerPoint Window Ribbon Tabs found on the Ribbon are: Located near the top and is the control center in PowerPointTabs found on the Ribbon are:HOME – INSERT – DESIGN – TRANSITIONS – ANIMATIONS – SLIDESHOW – REVIEW – VIEW
4 The PowerPoint Window Slide Pane The current slide is viewed in this paneNotes Option - Used by presenter to add notes about the slideTurn it on and off at the bottom of the window
5 PowerPoint Views – Found on View Tab Normal ViewSlides TabThumbnail or miniature view of slides.Thumbnail ViewMiniatures of the slides. Accessing, arranging slides can be done in this view.Slide Sorter ViewView of all slidesSlide Show ViewThe presentation is viewed in the slide show view.
6 SlidesPlaceholdersBoxes that automatically display when you create a slide. All slides except the Blank slide layout will have a placeholder.Text and Content AreasSurrounded by dotted outline.Number of areas depend on the slide layout selected.
7 Creating a Title Slide Title Slide Layout Presentation Title PlaceholderPresentation Subtitle Placeholder
8 Creating a Bulleted Slide Click on New Slide button in the Slides group on the HOME tabSelect Title and Content LayoutBulleted lists are default and can be turned on and off in the Paragraph group in the HOME tab.Can also change Bullet Style in Paragraph group on the Home tab
9 Creating Additional Slides Click on New Slide in the Slides group on the Home tabSelect a LayoutChange the slide layout by clicking the Layout icon in Slides group
10 Text Attributes Font Group on the Home tab and in Font Dialog Box ColorLight color text on dark background.Dark color text on light background.Readability when projected.EffectsUnderline, shadow, superscript, and subscript.StyleRegular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic.
11 Guidelines for Using Text in a Presentation FontKeep same font for all slidesFor variety and emphasis change the color, style, size, or effects of the fontChoose a Readable Typeface including color, size and effects for ease of viewing.Be consistent in capitalization and grammar.
12 Insert tab – Illustrations group ShapesSmartArtCharts
13 INSERT Tab Insert tab, Text group Header & Footer WordArt Date & Time Slide NumberObject
14 Graphics and More Insert tab, Images group Insert tab, Media group PictureOnline PicturesMust have an active internet connection to get clipart.ScreenshotPhoto AlbumInsert tab, Media groupVideo – Two optionsOnline VideoVideo on my PCAudio – Three optionsOnline AudioAudio on my PCRecord Audio.
15 Animations Animations - Animation group Animations - Animation group Visual effects or sound effects applied to text or other content.Types of Animations: Entrance, Exit, Emphasis, Motion PathsUse a variety to enhance slide show.Animations - Animation groupEffect OptionsChanges the direction and sequence of animationAnimations - Advanced Animation groupAdd AnimationAdds additional animationNot every slide needs to be animated
16 Transitions Transitions tab, Transition to This Slide group Used to progress from one slide to another.Limit transitions in one presentation to no more than twoTransitions tab, Timing groupAdd sound and select speed of transition.TransitionsThe most natural movement is from left to right.If making a special point, text could move from the right to left.Too many things flying around the screen detracts from the presentation.
17 Enhancing The Presentation TransitionsThe most natural movement is from left to right.If making a special point, text could move from the right to left.Too many things flying around the screen detracts from the presentation.Not every slide needs to be animated.
18 Hyperlinks and ActionLink can go to another slide, a custom show, a Web page, or a file.Insert tab - Links group - HyperlinkLink can be text or an object such as a picture, graph, shape, or WordArt.Actions:Insert tab - Links group - ActionAdds an action to the selected object.
19 Action Buttons Pre-defined Action buttons are found on: Insert - Illustrations group - Shapes – At bottom of list.Ready-made button that you can insert into your presentation and define hyperlinks.Select button from Action Buttons menu.Draw button.Drag sizing handles to correct size.Drag and drop to desired location.Select appropriate action for button.Click on Action button to show how it works – it is linked to next slide.
20 Running a Presentation Slide Show tab, Start Slide Show groupStart From Beginning buttonStart from Current Slide buttonStart from Beginning F5Computer acts like a slide projector.Slide is displayed on a full screen.Can be run manually by mouse clicking or timed to run automaticallyEnd on blank slidePress ESC key to end slide show
23 No more than One Topic Per Slide Maintain Consistency TemplateColorsFontTransitionsUse Bullets rather than numbers unless the list is in sequence or in rank orderMake Slides Easy To Read
24 Choose Color Carefully Use the same color consistently throughout the presentation.Use light letters on a dark background and dark letters on a light background.Do not let color overpower the words.Use color to communicate, not decorate.
25 Use The 7 x 7 Rule Never use more than 7 lines of text per slide OR 7 words per line
26 Your Slides Are Not Your Presentation Slide Presentation is your Visual AidSlides draw attention to presentation.Use only Key Words---Not sentences or paragraphsFocus interest on what is important.Audience must finish reading before you start talking.Do not read slides to your audience.
27 Always use at least one but no more than two summary/conclusion slides. Summary Slides Wrap It All Up: reviews what your presentation was about; It highlights the main pointsSummary Slide
28 Finish Slide“Thank You For Your Attention” or other appropriate finish slide.Include 2 or 3 copies of finish slide to avoid inadvertent mouse “clicks”.