______________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTIONS FOR SMILETEMPLATES.COM DESIGN TEMPLATES______________________________________________________________________We hope you make many a great presentation from these PowerPoint designtemplates.The backgrounds have been designed to make life easier for you to make greatlooking presentations. For example within each template there is already themost common types of slide already made for you!- Title master- Slide master- Print master- 24 pre-made charts (in case youve purchased a full package with charts and diagrams)- Three backgrounds in a separated JPEG-filesYou may wish to print out these instructions.Contents_______________________________________________I. To Use our PowerPoint Template or BackgroundII. I dont see any charts included in the zip! Where are my 24 diagrams?III. To make your presentation use a PowerPoint background. To Save a PowerPoint background as a PowerPoint templateIV. To copy just the background into your presentationV. To darken or lighten the background imageVI. To remove the "slide number" from every pageVII. The system requirements to use the PowerPointVIII. Usage limitsIX. QueriesX. SuggestionsXI. To browse newest templatesXII. Copyright notesI. To Use our PowerPoint Template or Background_______________________________________________1. To use a template...2. Load up PowerPoint3. Choose the "File" menu4. Click on "Open"5. Navigate to where the PowerPoint background is located e.g. C:Downloads6. Click on the filename of the template you want to load with the left mouse button e.g. template.ppt7. Then click on "Open"8. First things first...save it under a new name9. Choose the "File" menu10. Select "Save As...."11. Navigate to where you would like to save your presentation e.g. My Documents12. Type in a new filename where it says "File name" e.g. SmileTemplates Backgrounds13. Then click OK with the left mouse buttonYou have successfully loaded a template and saved it under a new name.You are now safe to change the presentation any way you want.- You can edit any of the content of the presentation
- To get more pages (e.g. more bullet lists) simply a) select the "Insert" menu and b) select "Duplicate Slide"- To alter any of the graphs simply double click on the actual graph within apage then simply enter your own numbers- To alter the diagram simply copy and paste each box around the page editingthe content as you go- To add your logo... a) Choose the "View" menu b) Select "Master" c) Click on "Slide Master" d) You are now of the master slide! e) Cut and paste your logo on this pageII. I dont see any charts included in the zip!_______________________________________________The charts cant be in the zip as separated files. They are the part of pre-madetemplate. Please open powerpoint-template-24.pot and you will see 24 additionalslides with charts.III. To make your presentation use a PowerPoint background_______________________________________________If you wish to make an existing presentation use SmileTemplates.comPowerPoint backgrounds do the following:1. Open your existing presentation2. Choose the "Format" menu3. Select the "Apply Design..." option4. Navigate to where the PowerPoint background file is located5. Change the "Files of type" pull down menu to "Presentations and Shows"6. Click on the presentation background you require7. Then click on "Apply"8. Your presentation will now have the "look" of the new PowerPoint backgroundIV. To Save a PowerPoint background as a PowerPoint template_______________________________________________If you wish to make a template available when you choose the "file" menu, "New"then do the following:1. Open the new PowerPoint backgrounds as follows2. Choose the "File" menu3. Click on "Open"4. Navigate to where the PowerPoint background is located5. Click on the filename of the template you want to load with the left mouse button6. Then click on "Open"7. Choose the "File" menu8. Click on "Save As.."9. Click on the drop down menu "Save as type"10. Chose "Presentation template (*.pot)
11. At this point you could make a new directory and save the templates inthere.12. Click save.11. Thats itIt should, by default, save the template (.pot) file in your templatesdirectory.Which should be something similar to c:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeTemplatesor wherever your existing PowerPoint templates are stored.If you create a new directory (e.g. SmileTemplates.com) then thats where thetemplates will be stored.e.g. c:program filesmicrosoft officeSmileTemplates.comSo when you now start PowerPoint and it says "Create a new presentation using"and you select "Template". Click "Ok" then click the "General" tab along thetop.Or Click the SmileTemplates.com tab name that you created. The new templatewill be listed. e.g. template.potV. To copy just the background into your presentation_______________________________________________If you just require one of the fantastic backgrounds from the new PowerPointbackgrounds then do the following.1. Open the new PowerPoint backgrounds as follows2. Choose the "File" menu3. Click on "Open"4. Navigate to where the PowerPoint background is located5. Click on the filename of the template you want to load with the left mouse button6. Then click on "Open"7. Choose the "View" menu8. Select "Master"9. Click on "Slide Master"10. You are now on the master slide.11. This is where all the clever stuff happens!12. Click on the background image, being careful not to select the title or body text13. When you have successfully selected it, 8 little white squares will appear around it14. Choose the "Edit" menu15. Select "Copy"16. This will place the background on your computers clipboard17. Open your existing presentation by following steps 2-1018. Choose the "Edit" menu19. Click on "Paste"20. Nearly there!21. Click on "Draw" located at the bottom left of the screen22. Select "Order" and choose "Send to Back"23. Thats It!VI. To darken or lighten the background image_______________________________________________If you would like the background image slightly darker or lighter, thenPowerPointhas an in-built feature called the "picture toolbar". It enables you to darkenorlighten the image as well as to increase or reduce the contrast in an image. Touse the picture toolbar follow these instructions.
1. Open the PowerPoint backgrounds as follows2. Choose the "File" menu3. Click on "Open"4. Navigate to where the PowerPoint background is located5. Click on the filename of the template you want to load with the left mouse button6. Then click on "Open"7. Choose the "View" menu8. Select "Master"9. Click on "Slide Master"10. You are now on the master slide.11. This is where all the clever stuff happens!12. Right Click on the background image, being careful not to select the title or body text13. When you have successfully selected it, 8 little white squares will appear around it14. From the menu that pops up, choose "show picture toolbar", if the option "hide picture toolbar" appears, then the toolbar is already displayed somewhere on your screen15. On the picture toolbar, there are various tools to manipulate the image16. Each click of the "less brightness" button (the one with the down arrow and the sun icon) will darken the image. So click the button more than once to continue to dark the image17. Click the "view" menu, then choose "slide" when you are happy with the brightness18. Save the file under a new name by going to the "file" menu19. Choose "Save As..."20. Type in your new filename21. Click "Save"22. Thats It!VIII. The system requirements to use the PowerPoint background templates are:_______________________________________________- An IBM Compatible PC running Windows 95 or higher- PowerPoint 97 or higher (To check what version you have....Run PowerPoint then click the "Help" menu, select "About" to see your version of PowerPoint)- A graphics resolution of 1024x768 (XGA)IX. Usage limits_______________________________________________There are only restrictions for reselling our designs in any form. You areauthorized to make any necessary modification(s) to our products to fit yourpurposes. You may show presentations to your clients (colleges, fellows,students,etc) and give them a copy if that is necessary. But you may not sub-license,assign, or transfer the license to anyone.X. Queries_______________________________________________If you have any further queries regarding "SmileTemplates.com PowerPointtemplates & backgrounds" then send an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org please visit our FAQs page online:http://www.smiletemplates.com/support.html
XI. Suggestions_______________________________________________If you have any suggestions about "SmileTemplates.com PowerPoint templates &backgrounds" then email@example.comXII. To browse newest templates_______________________________________________For the most up-to-date templates.....please visithttp://www.smiletemplates.com/powerpoint-templates/last-add/0.htmlWe are adding new design templates every day!______________________________________________________________________ SMILETEMPLATES.COM______________________________________________________________________Thanks for your purchase fromwww.smiletemplates.comPlease Note: Although we have made every effort to check the files againstvirusesat all stages of production. It is always wise to run a virus checker on anysoftware before running it. SmileTemplates.com cannot accept responsibility forany loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system which may occurwhileusing downloaded files. It is assumed that by using these files you accept theseconditions. Otherwise do not use the PowerPoint templates and backgrounds.PowerPointR is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the UnitedStatesand/or other countries. This software product was made by the company"SmileTemplates, Inc." are not affiliated, connected or associated withMicrosoft Corporation.______________________________________________________________________