PowerPoint 2003 Tips and Tricks


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PowerPoint 2003 Tips and Tricks

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