Powerpoint Presentation In which I attempt to use all thevarious pages, transitions and other PPT geegaws
This is just text• It defaults to a basic bullet style• But you can change bullets by Clicking the down arrow by bullets on toolbar. Indenting is done by: Hitting tab, or Indent in the toolbar.You can outdent by hitting Shift-Tab as necessary to get to correct level. Or by using the Outdent in the Toolbar.
Let’s add some media This is a picture of a library from Clipart.
About Vacations You can drive to a vacation spot. You have to pack your bags. You can take a day or a week off. Or MORE! You can take pictures with your camera. I just inserted a clip art picture of a camera. It “landed” in the picture to the right and I dragged it to this bullet list.
Powis Castle, Weshpool, WalesI chose the Slide Style with Picture+Caption+Text. (Photo is my personal photolocated at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zenm/7637939466/in/set-72157630730345784.)
This is a text box. Use Insert- Text Box. The box will open as you type. You can grab the Top boxes to change the default width or length. I grabbed the green “handle” to make the Word Art slanted. (There is a green “handle” on allMiddle PowerPoint objects.)Bottom
Now let’s add some embedded video. I will usevideo available on the web. To get freely availablevideo, I picked a video from my publicly availableFlickr videos. Because it requires attribution, I’veadded a notation to the video to that effect.I got started by selecting the slide type that allowsme to insert video. These are both text boxes. (Insert-Text Box)
An Embedded VideoUsed with permission of zenm1976 YouTube channel.
Adding Charts• Create an Excel spreadsheet• Then create a slide and insert the chart. – Either Insert – Chart, or – Create the slide that has the graphic in the middle.• For the next chart, I’ve created a simple spreadsheet and showed 2 ways to view it in chart form. – Note: Data entry appears beside the chart.
Two Types of ChartsMy Day 16 14 12 10 Asleep Asleep 8 Awake Awake 6 4 2 0 My Day
Headers/Footers• Use the Header & Footer toolbar item.• Choose – “Apply to All” (will be put on all slides, except title slide); or – “Apply” (will only appear on current slide• For this slide, I chose “Apply."12/17/2012 This is the footer 11
Transitions 1• Using the Transitions menu. – Choose the transition method. (I chose Cut) – Choose Effect Options – Choose duration and when to advance.• This will advance after 3 Sec to the next slide (“Transitions 2)
Transitions 2• This should have advanced from Transitions 1 after 3 seconds.• To see the effect, go to Transitions 1, go to Slide Show, and then “From Current Slide.”• Press ESC to return to PowerPoint.
Animations 1• Using the Animations menu, choose an Entrance animation (green options). – Choose the transition method. (I chose Bounce.) • Click on the method when in slide; will demonstrate. – Choose duration and when to advance.• This will advance after 3 Sec to the next slide (“Animations 2).
Animations 2• This should have advanced from Animations 1 after 3 seconds.• To see the effect, go to Animations 1, go to Slide Show, and then “From Current Slide.”• Press ESC to return to PowerPoint.
Notes• These are notes added to the presentation for either the reader of the file or the presenter.• Notes do NOT show up in Slide Show mode.* – * See Use Presenter View for additional detils. This view will show the Slide Show view, timings and speaker notes. Requires dual monitors.
Handouts• From View menu, choose Handouts Master. From this area you can set – Handout orientation – # of slides per page – Slide orientation – Header/footer/date options – Themes
Slide Design• From the Design menu, you can control – Page Setup – Slide Orientation – Themes (see next slide) – Color, font and effects – Background style
Select one of the themes from the View menu. Use up/down arrow to see all themes.I chose Opulent theme. Notice how the bullets are changed. Tochange a theme on only one slide, go to that slide, right-mouse click on the theme and chose “Apply to Selected Slides”
For Further Help….• General information and help: – How To PowerPoint – Search “powerpoint help” on bing.com• Tutorials: – Lynda.com and search for Powerpoint.• Library books shelved as 006.68 POWERPOINT – Can also check MS Office at 005.369 OFFICE • This is the shelving method for Fairfax County Public Library. Your local library may omit “PLWERPOINT” or “OFFICE.” • Please note the version number or year on the spine to ensure most up-to-date book or book that addresses the version you use.