Guidelines for using power point


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Guidelines for using power point

  1. 1. • Along with the Home tab, the Ribbon is made up of several tabs
  2. 2. • Here are all the things you might want to put on a slide — from tables, pictures, diagrams, charts, and text boxes to sounds, hyperlinks, headers, and footers
  3. 3. Charts Graphs SmartArt Videos Pictures Clip Art
  4. 4. • Choose a complete look for the slides that encompasses background design, fonts, and color scheme. Then customize that look.
  5. 5. Step 1: In theDesign Tab, choosea preexistingtemplateStep 2: Click on“Background Styles”
  6. 6. Step 3: Pick one ofthe “BackgroundStyles” for yourtemplate
  7. 7. Step 4: You can alsochange the “ThemeColors” for yourpreexisting templateYou can choose onefrom the list or clickon “Create newtheme colors” tocustomize your own.
  8. 8. Step 5: A new pop-upwindow will appearwhere you can modifythe colors of thetheme you chose.Some of the optionsrepresent the bulletcolor, others representbackground or fontcolor for the titles andbody.
  9. 9. Step 1: Click the “Background” button on the“Design Tab” or right-click anywhere on theslide and choose “Format Background”.
  10. 10. Step 2: A new pop-upwindow will appearwhere you choosebetween three options:1) Solid fill2) Gradient fill3) Picture or texture fill
  11. 11. Solid fill: allows you to Step 1: Choose one of the “Theme” or “Standard” colorschange the color of thebackground as well aschange the transparency(intensity) of the color.Step 2: Customize your own color
  12. 12. Gradient fill: allows you toset a more attractivemixture of colors as thebackground instead of asingle solid color.You can choose fromseveral preset colors orcreate your own by editingthe type and changing thecolor.
  13. 13. Picture or texture fill: allowsyou to set different texturesor even a custom picturefor a texture.You can choose fromseveral textures or insert anew picture by using the“Insert from” feature.*Remember: Click “Applyto All” so that every slidehas the same background.
  14. 14. Animations Tab:All the animating effects arehere. Basic animations forlists or charts are theeasiest to add by clicking on“Custom Animation”.*Remember: Click “Applyto All” so that every slidehas the same transition oranimation.
  15. 15. • Slide Show tab: Allows you to view the slide show presentation, record narration, run through the show, and do other preparatory things.
  16. 16. • Review tab: Find the spelling checker and other research tools.
  17. 17. • View tab: Make a quick switch to Notes Page view, turn on gridlines or the ruler, organize the layout in the Slide Master view or arrange all your open presentations in one window.
  18. 18. • Tabs as you need them: – Youll notice uniquely colored tabs that appear and disappear on the Ribbon as you work. These are contextual tabs, which contain special formatting tools for items like pictures and graphics. – Among these are: • Picture Tools • Table Tools • Drawing Tools
  19. 19. For the “Table Tools” tab:
  20. 20. For the “Picture Tools” tab:
  21. 21. For the “Drawing Tools” tab: Step 2: Double-click on it…
  22. 22. ReferencesGenden, T. (2003, June 23). Setting slide backgrounds in Powerpoint. Retrieved June 2011, from The STA Program @ Trinity College: nds_and_creating_a_border_in_power_point.htmlMicrosoft Corporation. (2011). Up to speed with PowerPoint 2007. Retrieved June 2011, from Microsoft Office Corporation Web site: with-powerpoint-2007-RZ010068986.aspx?section=4Wright State University. (2010). PowerPoint 2007 : Creating a Basic Presentation. Retrieved June 2011, from Wright State University Web site: