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Learning PowerPoint Starting and Customizing a PowerPoint Slide Show
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 scheme This can be changed by going to the DESIGN tab.
The PowerPoint Window Ribbon Located near the top and is the control center in PowerPoint Tabs found on the Ribbon are: HOME – INSERT – DESIGN – TRANSITIONS – ANIMATIONS – SLIDESHOW – REVIEW – VIEW
The PowerPoint Window Slide Pane The current slide is viewed in this pane Notes Option - Used by presenter to add notes about slide Turn it on and off at the bottom of the window
PowerPoint Views – Found on View Tab Normal View Slides Tab Thumbnail or miniature view of slides. Outline View Rearrange lists, paragraphs, and individual slides. Slide Sorter View View of all slides Reading View Makes the presentation easy to review
Slides Placeholders Boxes that automatically display when you create a slide. All slides except the Blank slide layout will have a placeholder. Text and Content Areas Surrounded by dotted outline. Number of areas depend on the slide layout selected.
Creating a Title Slide Title Slide Layout Presentation Title Placeholder Presentation Subtitle Placeholder
Creating a Bulleted Slide Click on New Slide in the Slides group on the HOME tab Select Title and Content Layout Bulleted 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
Creating Additional Slides Click on New Slide in the Slides group on the Home tab Select a Layout Change the slide layout through Layout in Slides group
Text Attributes Font Group on the Home tab and in Font Dialog Box Color Light color text on dark background. Dark color text on light background. Readability when projected. Effects Underline, shadow, superscript, and subscript. Style Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic.
Text Attributes (continued) Font Maximum of two font styles or effects in a slide show. Ease of viewing. Uniformity in capitalization and grammar. Same font style throughout presentation. Size Height of character.
INSERT Tab Insert tab, Text group Header & Footer WordArt Date & Time Slide Number Object
Graphics and More Insert tab, Images group Picture Online Pictures Must have an active internet connection to get clipart. Screenshot Photo Album Insert tab, Media group Video – Two options Online Video Video on my PC Audio – Three options Online Audio Audio on my PC Record Audio.
Animations Animations - Animation group Visual effects applied to text or content. Use a variety of entrances, emphasis, exit, and motion paths to enhance slide show. Animations - Animation group Effect Options Changes the direction and sequence of animation Animations - Advanced Animation group Add Animation Adds additional animation
Transitions Transitions tab, Transition to This Slide group Used to progress from one slide to another. Maximum of two different animation effects in one presentation. Transitions tab, Timing group Add sound and select speed of transition.
Hyperlinks and Action Can link to another slide, a custom show, a Web page, or a file. Insert tab - Links group - Hyperlink Can be text or an object such as a picture, graph, shape, or WordArt. Actions: Insert tab - Links group - Action Adds an action to the selected object.
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.
Running a Presentation Slide Show tab, Start Slide Show group, From Beginning OR F5 Computer acts like a slide projector. Slide is displayed on a full screen. Can start from current slide. Can be run manually or timed. End on Black Slide