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The Magic  is in the Details by Paul Williams Presented May 2003
Overview / Agenda ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Today’s Objective ,[object Object],[object Object]
Why is this important? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Why this is important ,[object Object],[object Object]
Why Me? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Paul Williams
The 10 PowerPoint Commandments Note use of progression on next 10 pages
It’s Only  A Tool ,[object Object],I Don’t let PowerPoint be a crutch for a solid presentation
Present like  a Presenter ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],II
Know Your  Audience ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],III
Watch   Your  Fonts ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],IV
Keep It  Brief ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],V
Avoid Small Print ,[object Object],VI
Never, ever,  ever!   use Screen Bean Art VII There is enough cool clipart out there – especially with XP that you don’t need to use this stuff
Enhance -  Don’t Drown ,[object Object],VIII pizzazz make up whistles hair bells too much
End on a  High Note ,[object Object],IX
CTRL-S ,[object Object],X
Tips & Tricks
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object]
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object],[object Object],Good Poor
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object]
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object]
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object],[object Object],ALT is your alignment friend
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object],Good Poor
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object],Verdana A B C D E F G Webdings  Wingdings           Use INSERT / SYMBOL Menu
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object],[object Object],Good Poor SHIFT helps select multiple objects
Images, Logos & Artwork ,[object Object]
[object Object],Images, Logos & Artwork Also shifty headline Make note  of cut-and-paste feature in graphics. Word wrap feature is in the Format AutoShape TextBox Jack Jill Water Jack Jill Water
Backgrounds ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Demonstrate saving a background as a picture
Plain is fine too! ,[object Object],[object Object]
Break  up titles in  a meaning- ful way Break up titles  in a meaningful way
Be sure to  spill-check ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Questions This background is a gradient
Closing ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]

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