Creating your documentAfter logging into your GoogleDocs or GoogleDrive account, select theCreate button, and choose Presentation from the dropdown menu.
Getting startedFirst, you will be prompted to select a theme for your presentation. Theyrange from basic to ornate and provide a color scheme for your entirepresentation. Choose from the option available.
Naming and savingTo name your presentation, double click on the Untitled Presentation box. Asmaller Rename document box will appear. Type in your desired title andselect OK. You will never have to remember to hit save – GoogleDocs doesit for you. Whenever a change is made, it will save it automatically.
Typing it outThe rest should be easy if you’ve used a presentation software likePowerPoint before. Type the titles and text in the appropriate boxes andfollow the “click to type here” prompts. Here is a sample title slide.
Adding SlidesUse the slide tab on the menu bar to add or duplicate slides and select newlayouts. If you don’t like the theme you chose, you can change that here too.
Saving and SharingUse the file tab to share, copy, rename or download your presentation whenit is done. You can download it as a PowerPoint file, image files, or justshare the link to Google Presentations with your peers.
Opening in PowerPointIf you save your Google Presentation as a PowerPoint File, it should open ina current version of PowerPoint without any issues. Be sure that when youdownload the file, it is in a correct format for your version of PowerPoint toopen. Older programs may have difficulty opening the pptx file format.