• PowerPoint uses a graphical approach to
presentations in the form of slide shows that
accompany the oral delivery of the topic. This
program is widely used in class rooms and is an
effective tool when used for training purposes.
Your First View of PowerPoint Actually Looks
Pretty Bland. There Is One Large Page, Called a
Slide. Every Presentation Should Begin With a
Title and So PowerPoint Presents You With a
Title Slide. Simply Type Your Text Into the Text
• When you first open
resemble the diagram
to the right.
• Section 1. Each page of the working area of
the presentation is called a slide. New
presentations open with a Title slide in
Normal view ready for editing.
Slide View as it is more commonly known, is the most often
used view while creating a PowerPoint presentation.
• Section 2. This area toggles between Slides view
and Outline View. Slides view shows a tiny
picture of all the slides in your presentation.
Outline view shows the hierarchy of the text in
Notes for the Presenter
• Notes Pages show a smaller version of the
slide with an area below for printed notes.
Each slide is created on its own notes page.
The speaker can print these pages out to use
as a reference while making his
presentation. The notes do not show on the
screen during the presentation.
Outline View can be accessed by selecting the
Outline tab on the Slides/Outline pane at the left
of the PowerPoint 2007 screen. Outline view
shows all the text of all slides in a list. No
graphics are shown in Outline view.
• Outline view is useful for quick editing
purposes and can be exported out as a
Word document to use as a summary
Quick Access Buttons to
Different Slide Views
• It is not necessary to
switch to the View ribbon
in order to quickly see
your slides in a different
• At the bottom right corner
of the PowerPoint screen,
you will see the quick
Add Clip Art and Pictures
Using a Content Slide Layout
• Use A Content Slide
• There are a number of different Content
slide layouts available for you to choose
from. To add a single picture or a piece of
clip art, click on a simple layout such as
Title and Content and the layout of your
current slide will change to match your
Adding Clip Art
Click on the Clip Art Icon on the
Title and Content Slide Layout
• If you have chosen one of
the simple content layouts,
your PowerPoint 2007
slide should resemble the
above graphic. The
content icon in the middle
of the slide contains links
to six diffent types of
content that you can add
to the slide. The clip art
button is in the middle of
the bottom row of icons.
Resize Clip Art
• Clip art comes in different sizes. Some will be
larger than your slide while others will be tiny.
Either way you may need to resize the image you
want to include in your presentation.