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Lesson on PowerPoint given 10.26.10

Lesson on PowerPoint given 10.26.10



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    PowerPoint Lesson PowerPoint Lesson Presentation Transcript

    • PowerPoint Information
    • Basics
      • PPT’s are
        • used for an overview of information.
        • A helpful tool for presentations
        • Creative but professional
        • For each slide to be read in less than a minute.
      • They are not
        • Used the same as a WORD document and full paper format
        • Supposed to use too much information
        • To be hard to read
    • Basics
      • To add a new slide:
        • Go to the insert tab, and click new slide
      • To view as a slide show:
        • Down at the bottom of the page, there are 5 little pictures, select the one that looks like a screen.
        • Or go to the “View” tab and select “View Presentation.”
    • Formatting
      • To change slide format:
        • 1. Use the formatting palette (toolbars)
          • This includes changing colors, text boxes, borders, animation, etc.
        • 2. In the format tab, select slide design, layout, color scheme or background.
        • To change background color, right click on the background and select format background.
    • Pictures
      • To add pictures:
        • To add clip art/pictures/etc, choose the insert tab.
        • If using clip art, choose ‘Picture’ then ‘Clip Art.’
        • If using a saved image from your computer, choose ‘Picture” then ‘From File.’
    • Formatting Pictures
      • After inserting a picture, you can:
        • Change the brightness/ contrast
        • Change the coloring
        • Change the background (sometimes)
        • Crop the picture
      • This is all done in the Picture Tools tab, in the Format section. (The picture must be selected in order for this tab to show.)
      • By right-clicking on the picture, there are other formatting options.
    • Formatting Pictures
      • Cropping :
        • Choose crop
        • Drag the edges to where you want to cut
      • Change color:
        • Choose the “recolor” button. You can change to many different colors.
        • Also in recolor is “Set Transparent Color” which can take the white background out of most pictures.
    • Formatting Pictures
      • Picture Effects:
        • You can add blurry edges and change the look of pictures in this button.
      • Location:
        • You can put a picture behind text or in front of text
        • Do this by selecting the Bring to front/back/ etc button in the format tab.
    • Sounds
      • To insert sounds or movies:
        • Choose the ‘Insert’ tab again and choose sounds from gallery. This will give you sounds already loaded on the computer.
        • For movies, follow same instructions and choose ‘Movie’ instead.
    • Animations
      • Animations are how the slides and information on the slides become visible.
        • Example, slides can move in from the right/left/center/top/etc.
        • Information can zoom in separately instead of all together.
    • Animations
      • To add an animation to the slide:
        • Go to Slide Transitions in the Slide Show tab.
        • Choose which one you would like and preview.
      • To add animation to text on a slide:
        • Go to Slide Show tab and choose Custom/Preset transitions
        • Choose what you would like and preview.
      • If All Else Fails...
      • USE HELP!!!!!