Powering Up Your PowerPoints


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Customize your background, animations, sounds, interserting a video, create hyperlinks, PPT Jeopardy Games, Slideshare, and making your PPT a JPEG file for movies.

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Powering Up Your PowerPoints

  1. 2. <ul><li>Customizing the Background </li></ul><ul><li>Animations and Sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Inserting a Video </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Jeopardy Games </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare an Online PPT Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading Your PPT in your Web Site </li></ul>
  2. 3. Background Styles Choose Design Template <ul><li>Click on “Design” at the top of the screen in Word 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “Background Styles” </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll through and find a style you like and click “Apply” </li></ul>
  3. 4. USING A PICTURE FROM YOUR FILES As Your Background <ul><li>Click on “Insert” and “Picture” </li></ul><ul><li>Select your picture and insert. </li></ul><ul><li>Drag from the corner to adjust size. </li></ul><ul><li>Duplicate the slide if you want to have more than one slide with the same background with a right click. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the picture to highlight and click on “Format”. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust the brightness, contrast, or recolor the picture. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Adjust the Contrast. </li></ul><ul><li>Change the brightness. </li></ul><ul><li>Recolor the entire picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a shape with a color fill </li></ul><ul><li>over the top of the image for </li></ul><ul><li>a text box. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Changing Fonts <ul><li>Use the “Home” tab for basic </li></ul><ul><li>fonts. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the “Insert” tab and locate the Word Art for more custom lettering possibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the color menu at the bottom to change the color of the font and the fill color for the text boxes with a right click. </li></ul><ul><li>To overlap use “Format” to change the order of pictures or lettering and move them forward or back. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Animations <ul><li>Go to the “Animations” tab for creating transitions between slides and animations of objects. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two choices, one is animate and the other is custom animation. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the area you want to animate by highlighting it and select an effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust the timing, and you can have it play with the click or automatically. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Adding Sound <ul><li>Download the sound just like a picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Go the “Home” tab and locate the sound icon. You can choose from the WORD files or download sounds from the internet. It will be a WAV file when you insert it. A little speaker icon will appear once selected, and PPT will ask you if you want it to play automatically, or when you click on it, a Picture or a Word that you have highlighted. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want it to play automatically, you can drag the speaker off the slide so it won’t show when you are viewing the slideshow. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Hyperlinks <ul><li>Watch the video on how </li></ul><ul><li>to create 3 different </li></ul><ul><li>types of hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>in your PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Link to another Slide </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a Document . </li></ul>
  9. 10. Creating an Action Button to Insert a Video or Hyperlink <ul><li>Use action buttons when you want to include buttons with commonly understood symbols for going to the next, previous, first, and last slides. PowerPoint also has action buttons for playing movies or sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Step One: Select the slide you want to place a button on.  For example, you can put an action button on the Summary Slide to return to the first slide in the show. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Step Two: Locate the “Insert Tab” and then click on ”Shapes” and scroll to the bottom to locate the “Action Buttons”. Step Three: Select a button or your can highlight a picture or a other shape and assign it to hyperlink.
  11. 12. Step Four : Make sure that Hyperlink to is selected. Click OK to accept the proposed hyperlink in the Hyperlink to list, or click the drop down arrow and select where you want the link to go. Video on an Action button
  12. 13. How do I Add a Video? <ul><li>Start your PowerPoint as usual and select the slide you want your video to appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Save your PowerPoint in a Folder . Now all of your videos, audio, music, forms, and documents that you want to hyperlink to must be in this folder for the hyperlinks to work. </li></ul><ul><li>Now select an action button and hyperlink to the video that you placed in your folder. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Jeopardy Power points are also good for Jeopardy games. For Jeopardy templates to use in your class, click on the game board to your left.
  14. 15. SlideShare a Web Site of PowerPoint's SlideShare is a website to download other people’s PPT and upload your PPT presentations to embed into your web site. http://www.slideshare.net/
  15. 16. There are two formats for PowerPoint's when you add it to your web site
  16. 17. Uploading a PowerPoint to a Web Site <ul><li>You need the embed code for your PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Next choose the “Basic” tab in Weebly. </li></ul><ul><li>Find the “Custom HTML” tab and select it. </li></ul>
  17. 18. HTML Element <ul><li>Drag the HTML Element onto your page. </li></ul><ul><li>Paste the HTML embed code into the html element. </li></ul><ul><li>Wait a few seconds for it to load and appear. Now your students can access and view your PowerPoint. </li></ul>
  18. 19. Option two: The “File Element” http://www.weebly.com/ <ul><li>Select the “Multimedia” tab. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the “File” Tab and drag it onto your page. </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your PowerPoint, and wait until it appears like the example below. </li></ul>
  19. 20. Save a PowerPoint as a JPEG file for Movie Slides in Moviemaker or Photostory 1. Go to “save as” and scroll down to other formats . 2. Go to the drop down menu and find JPEG Interchange format. 3. Your original file will save as a PowerPoint, and your JPEG file will be a copy but as separate JPEG pictures.
  20. 21. To Access this PowerPoint online click on the link below. http://techpainter.weebly.com/powerpoints.html