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Linebaugh Intro to PowerPoint


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This is the PowerPoint tutorial given March 19th.

This is the PowerPoint tutorial given March 19th.

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    • 1.  
    • 2.
      • 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:
    • 3.
      • Practice
    • 4.
      • All commands can be found in the menu
      • Expand menu to see all choices.
      • Some menus are cascading.
    • 5.
      • 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
    • 6.
      • 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
    • 7.
      • 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
    • 8.
      • 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
    • 9.
      • New Presentation
        • Task Pane>From Design Template
      • Existing Presentation
        • Slide Design-Design Templates
        • Choose Apply to All Slides
    • 10.
      • On the Task Pane
        • Choose Slide Design-Color Scheme
        • Choose Apply to all Slides
      • Practice
    • 11.
      • Add text box to blank slide
      • Formatting text same as Word
        • Use toolbar or menu
      • Bullets and numbers
        • Access from toolbar or menu
      • Practice
    • 12.
      • 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
    • 13.
      • 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
    • 14.
      • Charts, diagrams and tables
        • Same menu as previous
        • Need some experience with Excel to enter data for charts, etc.
    • 15.
      • 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
    • 16.
      • Hyperlinks are used to display additional information from the web.
        • From standard toolbar:
        • click hyperlink button
        • Enter URL and click OK
    • 17.
      • From the Task Pane: Slide Design-Animation Schemes
      • Examples include fading in and out, checkerboard, and simply appearing then dimming.
    • 18.
      • 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.
    • 19.
      • 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
    • 20.
      • 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
    • 21.
      • 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
    • 22.
      • 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
    • 23.
      • Adding sounds
      • Grouping and Ungrouping
      • Formatting text boxes