Creating PowerPoint Templates10/23/12                Technical Writing Capability   1
Agenda   This session will introduce you to:    The PowerPoint workspace    Lines, Curves, and Shapes    Using Multimed...
Basics of PowerPoint   MS PowerPoint is a presentation program from Microsoft, which is a part of    Microsoft Office.  ...
Who uses PowerPointPresentation?       Sales       Marketing       HR       Education and Training10/23/12            ...
PowerPoint Workspace                                                   Menu bar &                                         ...
PowerPoint Workspace (contd.)   A presentation consists of the following views:     Normal     Slide Sorter     Slide ...
Adding Lines, Curves, and Shapes inPowerPoint Templates    MS PowerPoint provides various drawing tools similar to the ot...
Getting started with a template    A template is a file that contains starter settings—and starter content—on     which y...
Creating a New Presentationtemplate   Creating your own presentation templates can be an easy task to perform.   Creatin...
Master Slide    A master slide is a     formatting and layout     template—a set of     specifications that apply to     ...
Master Slide (contd.)       Slide      Master       Title      MasterThe Slide and Title masters together are edited withi...
Master Slide (contd.)     Slide    Master10/23/12     Technical Writing Capability   12
Master Slide (contd.)  Title Master10/23/12    Technical Writing Capability   13
Master Slide (contd.)      PowerPoint allows you to perform the following operations on the       master slide        In...
Creating PowerPoint TemplateTo create a PowerPoint template,1.  Open PowerPoint and choose    File  New. The New    Prese...
Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)3.     Select View  Master        Slide Master to display the       Slide Master.4. ...
Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)5.     Select Format  Background to display the       Background dialog box.6.     Se...
Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)7.     Select File  Save As to save       the presentation template for       later u...
Applying the PresentationtemplateOnce you have created the presentation template, you need to apply it inyour existing pre...
Tips and Tricks   Use Ctrl-Drag to quickly copy any object by holding down the CTRL key while    you drag on the object....
Questions!Visit me on my blog at http://akapoor.blogspot.com or feel free to drop me a mail at anuj.anujkapoor@gmail.com. ...
Thank you!10/23/12   Technical Writing Capability   22
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    1. 1. Creating PowerPoint Templates10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 1
    2. 2. Agenda This session will introduce you to:  The PowerPoint workspace  Lines, Curves, and Shapes  Using Multimedia  Templates  Creating Presentation Template  Applying the template to the existing presentation  Tips and Tricks 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 2
    3. 3. Basics of PowerPoint MS PowerPoint is a presentation program from Microsoft, which is a part of Microsoft Office. It runs on Microsoft Windows and Macintosh operating system. A PowerPoint presentation consist a number of individual pages known as "slides“. You can include the following elements in the slides:  Text  Graphics  Movies, and so on.10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 3
    4. 4. Who uses PowerPointPresentation?  Sales  Marketing  HR  Education and Training10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 4
    5. 5. PowerPoint Workspace Menu bar & Toolbar Slide Pane Task Pane Drawing Toolbar 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 5
    6. 6. PowerPoint Workspace (contd.) A presentation consists of the following views:  Normal  Slide Sorter  Slide Show  Notes Page  Master 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 6
    7. 7. Adding Lines, Curves, and Shapes inPowerPoint Templates  MS PowerPoint provides various drawing tools similar to the other MS Office applications such as MS Word and MS Excel.  The drawing tools are:  Line  Arrow  Rectangle  Oval  Autoshapes  MS PowerPoint includes various pre-created shapes in the AutoShapes menu, such as all kinds of block arrows, sunbursts, brackets, and flow- charting symbols, and so on. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 7
    8. 8. Getting started with a template  A template is a file that contains starter settings—and starter content—on which you can base new presentations.  Templates can include a variety of things such as:  sample slides,  a background graphic,  custom color and  font themes, and so on.  A template controls an overall look and feel of a presentation.  Templates are stored with a filename extension of .POT.  MS PowerPoint includes various templates to choose from, which are categorized as:  Design Templates  Presentation Templates10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 8
    9. 9. Creating a New Presentationtemplate Creating your own presentation templates can be an easy task to perform. Creating templates helps in “customizing” the look and feel to the presentation slides based on your requirements. It allows you to concentrate on preparing the content. It helps you to give a “consistent” and a “professional” look and feel to the presentation. It allows you to build the brand image. You can create the following types of templates:  Design templates  Presentation templates Creating a presentation template involves modifying the master slide. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 9
    10. 10. Master Slide A master slide is a formatting and layout template—a set of specifications that apply to all the slides in the presentation of a certain type. There are following types of master slides:  Slide  Title  Notes  Handouts 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 10
    11. 11. Master Slide (contd.) Slide Master Title MasterThe Slide and Title masters together are edited within a single view calledSlide Master.10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 11
    12. 12. Master Slide (contd.) Slide Master10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 12
    13. 13. Master Slide (contd.) Title Master10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 13
    14. 14. Master Slide (contd.)  PowerPoint allows you to perform the following operations on the master slide  Insert a new slide  Slide master  Title master  Preserve master  Rename master  Delete master 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 14
    15. 15. Creating PowerPoint TemplateTo create a PowerPoint template,1. Open PowerPoint and choose File  New. The New Presentation task pane appears. Click the Blank presentation option.2. Click the Blank Presentation option under New. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 15
    16. 16. Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)3. Select View  Master  Slide Master to display the Slide Master.4. Select Insert  New Title Master. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 16
    17. 17. Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)5. Select Format  Background to display the Background dialog box.6. Select the desired color, and click the Apply button. This changes the background color of the master slide as shown. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 17
    18. 18. Creating PowerPoint Template(contd.)7. Select File  Save As to save the presentation template for later use. This is displays the Save As dialog box.8. Enter the “File name” and from the “Save as type” drop-down list, select Design Template (*.pot).9. Click Save. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 18
    19. 19. Applying the PresentationtemplateOnce you have created the presentation template, you need to apply it inyour existing presentation. To do this,  Open any existing presentation and select Format  Slide Design to activate the Slide Design task pane.  Click the Browse... button on the bottom of the task pane and navigate to select your PowerPoint template file. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 19
    20. 20. Tips and Tricks Use Ctrl-Drag to quickly copy any object by holding down the CTRL key while you drag on the object. Embed True Type fonts in your presentation - If youre preparing a presentation that you plan to distribute to others, be sure that you check this option by clicking on the Tools button in the File/Save As dialog box. To enable the PowerPoint templates to be used by other users, ensure that you store them in a common location so that they can easily access it. You can clean up the AutoContent Wizard by removing any unwanted templates.10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 20
    21. 21. Questions!Visit me on my blog at http://akapoor.blogspot.com or feel free to drop me a mail at anuj.anujkapoor@gmail.com. 10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 21
    22. 22. Thank you!10/23/12 Technical Writing Capability 22

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