PowerPoint 2003 Tips and TricksPresentation Transcript
Microsoft PowerPointTips & Tricks
Manage Versions of PowerPoint PCA is using version 2003 If using a later Windows version at home, save a copy as an earlier version. File -> Save As Choose PowerPoint 97-2004. If a student brings in a later version, you may still be able to open it from your file browser. Consider having students upload to SlideShare to eliminate version conflicts.
Insert a Screen Shot On a Windows PC, take a picture of the screen by pressing the Prnt Screen button. Open the page of the slide for the screen shot, and choose Edit -> Paste (or right-click, then choose Paste). Use the Picture tool bar to crop and resize the screen shot.
Insert a Slide from Another Presentation In the open presentation, click where you want to insert the slide from another presentation From the Insert menu, click Slide from Files Click the Find Presentation tab, if necessary, and then click Browse. Navigate to the location of the file to insert, select it, and then click Open Select the slides you want to insert Click Insert
Use the Annotation Tools Select a slide and then click the Slide Show button Right-click anywhere on the screen, click Pointer Options on the shortcut menu, click Felt Tip Pen, and then make you marks When you exit, be sure to discard your marks if you don’t want them saved with the file
Set Up a Self-Running Show Open the presentation, and then select the Slide Show menu, click Set Up Show In the Set Up Show dialog box's Show type area, select the Browsed at a kiosk (full screen) option. Click OK To test the show, move to Slide 1, and click the Slide Show button. Press the ESC key to stop the slide show From the File menu, click Save As and navigate to the folder where you wan to store the self-running presentation Click the down arrow to the right of the Save as Type box, and click Powerpoint Show in the drop-down list.
Share a Presentation with Students Upload as an attachment to NetClassroom. Upload to a site like SlideShare.net – no PowerPoint required. Post just the link on NetClassroom. Create on Google Docs or in Prezi as alternatives to PowerPoint
How to Package a Presentation From the File menu, select Package for CD In the Name the CD box, type the name of your presentation, and click Options Select the Embedded TrueType fonts check box, and click OK Click Copy to Folder, click Browse, navigate to the folder that contains the presentation, and click Select When you return to the Copy to Folder dialog box, click OK, and then click Close to close the Package for CD dialog box.