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This is the PowerPoint tutorial given March 19th.

This is the PowerPoint tutorial given March 19th.

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    • It is a presentation graphics application in the Office Suite.
    • A presentation is a combination of slides, handouts, notes, and outlines in one file. You can add text, graphics, photos, clip art, sound and video to your slides.
    • Good resource: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computer/
    • Practice
    • All commands can be found in the menu
    • Expand menu to see all choices.
    • Some menus are cascading.
    • Three ways:
      • Open PowerPoint
      • File>New
      • Ctrl+N
    • Choose slide layout
      • Each layout has place markers
    • Enter information
      • Click on place marker
      • Start typing
    • Practice
    • Go to File
    • Click Save and choose location to save to
    • Once it is saved, you can press Ctrl+S to save periodically
    • To save a presentation to a new location, use Save As
    • To exit, click X in top right corner
    • To open a presentation, go to File>Open
    • Insert a new slide: Insert>New Slide
    • To copy:
      • Click on slide
      • File>Copy
    • To Delete:
      • Click on slide
      • Press delete key, or right click and choose delete
    • Practice
    • Can move/arrange slides in Slide Sorter, Outline view, and Slides View.
    • To view the slideshow: View>Slideshow
    • OR choose the slideshow icon from the view buttons
    • Practice
    • New Presentation
      • Task Pane>From Design Template
    • Existing Presentation
      • Slide Design-Design Templates
      • Choose Apply to All Slides
    • On the Task Pane
      • Choose Slide Design-Color Scheme
      • Choose Apply to all Slides
    • Practice
    • Add text box to blank slide
    • Formatting text same as Word
      • Use toolbar or menu
    • Bullets and numbers
      • Access from toolbar or menu
    • Practice
    • Extra features include ClipArt, pictures, charts, diagrams,
      • tables, AutoShapes, WordArt, hyperlinks
    • From Menu, all can be found under Insert
    • Clip Art
      • Menu>Insert>Picture>Clip Art
      • Enter a keyword
      • Double click to add to slide
    • Picture
      • Menu>Insert>Picture>From File
      • Search your computer or storage device for picture file
      • Click Insert
    • Resizing objects
      • Click on object
      • Grab picture at
      • corner or side and drag
    • Charts, diagrams and tables
      • Same menu as previous
      • Need some experience with Excel to enter data for charts, etc.
    • AutoShapes, WordArt
      • AutoShapes include items like circles, squares, lines, arrows, callouts (below) and more
      • WordArt turns text into shapes, 3-D, etc.
      • Menu>Insert>Picture>AutoShapes or WordArt
    • Hyperlinks are used to display additional information from the web.
      • From standard toolbar:
      • click hyperlink button
      • Enter URL and click OK
    • From the Task Pane: Slide Design-Animation Schemes
    • Examples include fading in and out, checkerboard, and simply appearing then dimming.
    • A Slide Master allows you to create a presentation with different types of slides but enable them to all have the same "look”
    • The elements that you add to the Slide Master - such as a company logo, background, and font color - will be applied to all of your slides.
    • Saves time if you want to change the color of body text, for example.
    • To edit
      • View>Master>Slide Master
      • Set formatting for each element: background, text fonts and colors, title placement, etc.
      • To see results, click View>Normal
      • All elements of Slide Master applied to all slides
    • From the menu, Slideshow>Slide Transition
    • Can set the type of transition, time lapse until transition, whether automatic or on mouse click, etc.
    • Click Slideshow button or View>Slideshow to preview transition
    • Get presentation ready for audience at Slideshow>Set Up Show
    • Spell Check
      • Tools>Spelling
      • OR F7
      • OR take a look at words underlined in red (for spelling) and green (for grammar)
    • Printing
      • Print for a purpose
      • Handouts
      • Whole slides
      • Notes
      • Outline
    • Less is more
    • Choose a background that is not too flashy
    • Keep slide titles consistent
    • If slide looks crowded, expand onto two
    • Use as outline and aid—do not read straight from screen
    • Tutorial on advanced presentation technique
    • Adding sounds
    • Grouping and Ungrouping
    • Formatting text boxes