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    • 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.