How To Upload Powerpoints To Slideshare

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How To Upload Powerpoints To Slideshare

  1. 1. To Slideshare http://sharpjacqui.blogspot.com http://jacquisharp.blogspot.com Written by Jacqui Sharp
  2. 2. <ul><li>Create then Save your PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>If you are using PowerPoint 2007 save it as a PowerPoint 97-2003 (as of October 08 Slideshare cannot upload 2007 presentations) </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Slideshare ( http://www.slideshare.net ) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Click on Signup </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a Username </li></ul><ul><li>Type in an Email address </li></ul><ul><li>Type in a Password </li></ul><ul><li>Type your Password again </li></ul><ul><li>Click Join Now </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Slideshare has a limit of 100 mb on the size of a PowerPoint that you can upload </li></ul><ul><li>Hold your mouse over the file and the size of the file will appear (in this example it is 2.48 mb) </li></ul><ul><li>If your file is very big, it might be because you have too many high resolution photos in it, compress your photos offline by using Microsoft Picture Manager http://www.slideshare.net/sharpjacqui/how-to-compress-photos-in-picture-manager/ </li></ul><ul><li>Or use online programmes such as http://www.drpic.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Or you can use PowerPoint to compress the photos, see next two slides </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Click on a photo </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Format - Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Compress button </li></ul><ul><li>Click on All Pictures in document </li></ul><ul><li>Select Print </li></ul><ul><li>Click Ok </li></ul><ul><li>Click Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Save the file as another name so that you don’t lose your original, check the size again, if it is still too big, do the steps again but choose Web/Screen instead of Print </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Click on a photo </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the Format tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Compress Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Options button </li></ul><ul><li>Select Print </li></ul><ul><li>Click Ok and OK again </li></ul><ul><li>Save the file as another name so that you don’t lose your original, check the size again, if it is still too big, do the steps again but choose Screen instead of Print </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Click on Upload </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Browse and select files </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate to where your files are stored on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the file </li></ul><ul><li>Click Open </li></ul><ul><li>You will know it has uploaded when you see 100% </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1. Enter details by checking that the title is correct 2. Add some tags that identify what your slideshow is about 3. Select the Privacy level 4. Type in a description about your slideshow 5. Finally click on Publish
  9. 9. <ul><li>The dialogue box will change to tell you that your PowerPoint is </li></ul><ul><li>‘ being converted and will be published shortly’ </li></ul><ul><li>Click on here to see the current status of your upload </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Your slideshow will appear with all the information you have added </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the new slideshow to go to the main window </li></ul><ul><li>Embed code into your wiki or blog by clicking in Embed in your blog </li></ul><ul><li>To embed without having related slideshows showing at the end click on Custom </li></ul><ul><li>Click once on the code next to Embed in your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Paste this code into your wiki or blog </li></ul>

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