Where is it? Hard Drive / Microsoft Office / PowerPoint
Create a New Presentation Select “Presentation Design” Select a Design, Click “OK”
New Slide “Title” Slide –many formats –Use the pre-selected one, Click “OK” Save to Your Disk –(Summary Information: “OK”) Add Title, subtitle
Toolbars Notice “names” and explanations (at the bottom)
The Next Slide Click on “New Slide” from the floating menu. Use the pre-selected one. Click “OK”. Click & type the “slide title” (the main idea of that slide) Click below to add text Press “Return” to go to the next line
Bullets Add text without bullets, or...... Add text with bullets –Click on the arrows to “promote” or “demote” the text. (or option / shift / arrow) –Bullets help organize your information.
The Next Slide & the next, & the next.... Click on “New Slide” again Follow the same steps for all of your slides Save frequently
Slide View vs. Outline View “View” Toolbar at bottom of page Select “Outline” View Same commands work –You can complete your whole presentation in “Outline” View.
Slide Sorter View Shows “Thumbnails” of all slides Wrong order? To change the order of your slides: –In “Slide Sorter” View or “Outline” View, drag the slide to the desired position. You can select and go directly to any slide So, click on the first slide, and........
See How It Looks! Select “Slide Show” View (bottom of page) Click the mouse to change slides Ready for some special effects?.........
Transitions Add a fancy transition between slides In “Slide Sorter View”, select all (Edit menu) Select a “Transition” directly from the toolbar above Try the “Slide Show” again to see the difference
Build Adds your points one by one- not all at the same time Again, select “Slide Sorter” View, and “Select All” (Edit menu) Use the “Build” menu on the toolbar to choose an effect
Check Out the Difference Select “Slide Sorter”, and click on slide 1. Switch to “Slide Show”, and click through your program To change the “Build” or “Transition” style: – Return to “Slide Sorter” View and “Select All”. Then try a different style.
To Add a Picture New Slide Layout: –Select a layout with a picture and text, or –Select the layout with title only, or blank Select “Picture...” (“Insert” menu) Find the picture you would like, and click on “Insert” Resize / reposition the picture
Notes Pages View Gives 1 slide per page Also provides space to write extra notes about that slide Can be printed (one page for each slide) Alternative: –Save a copy (“Save As....”) –Add your extra notes to the outline, and print it.
Printing Possible to print: –slides –notes pages –handout of slides (2, 3, or 6 per page) –outline notes Check the box “Pure Black & White”
What Else? Lots! Other basics: spelling, cut/paste.... Change colors: Format menu –“Slide Background” and “Slide Color Scheme” Text color button and text styles/size Drawing / graphics Insert graphs / tables