Master views contain universal settings for the presentation.
Changing the master view will make changes that affect the entire presentation.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.3 Using the Slides Tab
The Normal view in PowerPoint includes the Outline tab and the Slides tab to help you navigate between and work with slides.
The Slides tab displays thumbnails of all your slides.
Use the Slides tab to quickly navigate between slides, rearrange the slide order, and review and edit content.
In order to make changes to a specific slide, it must first be displayed in the Slide pane.
To Navigate to a Slide
Verify that the Slides tab is displayed.
Click the thumbnail of the slide you want to display.
The slide appears in the Slide pane ready for editing.
To edit text on a slide:
Click the placeholder with the text you want to change.
Click and drag across the text to select it.
Type the new text for the placeholder.
Click outside the placeholder to deselect it.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.4 Using the Outline Tab
Keep the amount of text on each slide balanced and concentrate on one clear message per slide.
The Outline tab displays the text from your slides in outline view, allowing you to concentrate on the text aspect of your slides without being distracted by the graphic elements.
Use the Outline tab to enter and edit your text directly in the outline.
Click the tab labeled Outline.
Click in the text you want to change.
Type the new text for the slide.
Click the tab labeled Slides.
View the text you added in the slide’s design.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.5 Adding Slides to Presentations
If you start with a template, your presentation will already include several slides ready to add content.
New Slide gallery provides a number of slide layouts including:
title only slides,
title and content slides,
side-by-side content slides,
picture with caption slides, and
content with caption slides.
On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the New Slide button arrow.
Select a slide layout from the New Slide gallery.
Add your content to the slide.
Continue adding and modifying slides until your presentation is complete.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.6 Adding Sections to Presentations
PowerPoint 2010 includes the ability to add sections to your presentation.
Sections are smaller groups of slides within a presentation to help better organize the content.
You can use sections to create smaller groups of slides within your presentation to help you better organize your work.
After you have added sections to your presentation, you can then hide and show the slides’ thumbnails by expanding and collapsing the sections.
On the Slides tab, click the thumbnail of the first slide for the section you want to create.
On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the Sections button and select Add Section.
PowerPoint creates a new section.
To collapse the section and hide its slides, click the triangle next to the section name. To expand the section and show the slides, click the triangle again.
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To Rename a Section:
Select the section to rename
Click the Section button.
Select Rename Section .
In the Rename Section dialog box, type the name for the section and click Rename .
Remove a Section:
Select the section to remove.
Click the Section button.
Select Remove Section .
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PowerPoint Skill 1.7 Changing Slide Layouts
PowerPoint comes with a number of slide layouts.
In addition, a Slide Library offers a way to share slide layouts with others.
A Slide Library contains slides that have been uploaded to a server for others to use in their presentations.
A slide maintains a link to the original slide in the library.
If the original slide is modified, you are notified of the change when opening the presentation. You can update the slide, add the changed slide to your presentation, or keep the slide as it currently appears.
Slide Libraries help ensure that presentation designs are consistent and up-to-date across large organizations.
Select the slide you want to change.
On the Home tab, in the Slides group, click the Slide Layout button.
Select a slide layout from the Slide Layout gallery.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.8 Applying Slide Transitions
A transition is an effect that occurs when one slide leaves the screen and another one appears.
Transitions add movement to your presentation and can keep audiences interested, but remember that overusing transitions can be distracting.
When you select a transition, PowerPoint applies the default settings for that transition to the slide. You can customize the settings for a transition to create the exact effect you want.
Select the slide to which you want to add the transition.
Click the Transitions tab.
In the Transition to This Slide group, click the More button and select a transition to apply.
PowerPoint automatically previews the transition for you.
Click the Preview button to play the transition again.
To add a sound effect to a slide, click the arrow next to the Sound: box.
To add the same transition to all the slides of a presentation, select the slide with the transition you want to apply, and click Apply to All button.
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Click the Effect Options button to view the different options for the transition. When you select an option, PowerPoint will automatically play a preview of the new transition.
Enter a time in seconds in the Duration: box or click the up or down arrows to adjust how quickly or slowly the transition happens. Click the Preview button to view the new transition speed.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.9 Working with the Slide Master
The Slide Master tab contains the commands for working with the slide master:
Insert Slide Master —Presentations can have more than one slide master. To add another slide master, switch to Slide Master view. On the Slide Master tab, click the Insert Slide Master button.
Insert Layout —Each slide master contains several layouts that appear in the New Slide gallery. Click Insert Layout button to add a layout to the master.
Delete Slide —Click the Delete Slide button to remove a slide master or layout from the presentation.
Preserve —Click the Preserve button to change a master so that it will always be part of the presentation, even if it is not being used. When a master is preserved, a pushpin icon appears next to the slide.
Click the View tab.
In the Master Views group, click the Slide Master button.
PowerPoint switches to Slide Master view. Here you can add more slide masters or new layouts to the existing slide master. You can also modify the slide master or individual layouts within the slide master.
Click the Close Master View button to return to Normal view.
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Handout masters control how the slides of your presentation look when printed.
Notes masters control the look of your notes when printed along with the slides.
You can choose to display the header, footer, date, and page number on your printed notes page or handouts.
You can also change the background of the printed page or add images to the printouts that do not appear in the presentation.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.10 Inserting Headers and Footers
Headers and footers are text that appear on every slide or handout.
Handouts and Notes Pages - Headers appear at the top and footers appear at the bottom.
To create a header or footer for your printouts, click the Notes and Handouts tab in the Header and Footer dialog box.
From this tab you can add a header for the printed page, in addition to changing the date and time and footer.
You can control whether the header, footer, date, or page numbers appear on the printed page from the Handout Master view.
Slides - Only display footers.
Use footers to display the same text on every slide, such as the name of your company. Adding a footer to the slide master ensures that they are automatically added to every slide in the presentation.
Verify that the slide master is selected.
Click the Insert tab.
In the Text group, click the Header & Footer button.
On the Slide tab of the Header and Footer dialog box, select the Footer check box.
Type the text for the footer in the Footer text box.
Click the Apply button to add the footer to the slide master.
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PowerPoint Skill 1.11 Adding and Printing Notes
Speaker notes are hidden notes you can add to slides. They do not appear as part of the presentation.
Speaker notes can be used to help remind you to go to a certain slide in the presentation or to mention a specific detail that may not be included on the slide.
Verify you are in Normal view.
Click in the Notes pane. This is pane at the bottom of the screen with the text Click to add notes.
Type your note for the slide.
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Click the View tab.
In the Presentation Views group, click the Notes Page button.
PowerPoint displays your presentation in Notes view.
Select the speaker notes text and format the text as you want it to appear when printed.