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  1. 1. Power Point Tool for Information Presentation
  2. 2. What is Power Point? <ul><li>Presentation software used to enhance information delivery. </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps audience interest by supplementing text with animation, clip art, pictures, shapes and sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations are composed of a series of images (slides) projected from a computer. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where to Start <ul><li>Blank </li></ul><ul><li>Design Template </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Content Wizard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Create a Presentation <ul><li>Using the Auto Content Wizard will design a presentation with a click of the mouse. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the introductory wizard text. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Next button </li></ul>
  5. 5. Create Presentation <ul><li>The wizard will request some information regarding the type of presentation you are giving. </li></ul><ul><li>You will be asked what type of output you want </li></ul><ul><li>It will also ask you for additional information such as the presentation title. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Views in Power Point <ul><li>Normal: Slide with the outline, notes and task areas visible. </li></ul><ul><li>Outline: Presents a text outline of the presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Sorter: Thumbnail view of All you slides. Allows you to move and reorder your slides </li></ul><ul><li>Show: Displays the presentation in full screen. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Identify the Parts <ul><li>Toolbars – Turn on or off from View > Toolbars. </li></ul><ul><li>Formatting: Make changes to the font </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing: Draws shapes and objects </li></ul><ul><li>Status: Displays slide number and provides the opportunity to change the design template. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Changing Your Presentation <ul><li>Adding text </li></ul><ul><li>Changing text </li></ul><ul><li>Please remember that the font you select will effect how much you will be able to fit on a slide. </li></ul><ul><li>You can change the text in the outline. If you’re unhappy with the result never forget undo. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ok, now you need a new slide <ul><li>New slides will always be added after the current slide you are working on. </li></ul><ul><li>Go the Insert menu and select New slide </li></ul><ul><li>You can also click on the New slide icon </li></ul><ul><li>Add one to you presentation that has text and clip art auto layout. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Let’s add some visual interest <ul><li>If you have selected a slide with a box for clipart you will click one of the icons in the center of the box. </li></ul><ul><li>You may also go to the Insert menu and select picture. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Save the File <ul><li>Save your presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on File > Save or click the button on the standard toolbar. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Check Your Spelling <ul><li>The importance of correct spelling can not be overstated </li></ul><ul><li>Use Spell Check to verify the correct spelling of text. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Spell Check button on the Standard toolbar. </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK when “Finished Spell Checking entire Presentation” dialog box appears. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Changing the Appearance <ul><li>Using the Format Menu in combination with the Task Pane to change: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Font faces, size, style, and color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The layout of the slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color scheme </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Printing Options <ul><li>Please do NOT try this now! </li></ul><ul><li>From File > Print </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Print Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slides </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Notes Pages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outline </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Select your options and the Click OK </li></ul>
  15. 15. That’s All Folks