How to create a power point presentation


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How to create a power point presentation

  1. 1. How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation By Michael Jackson AET/545 Kathryn Wyatt December 3, 2012
  2. 2. Step 1:• Open your PowerPoint program.
  3. 3. Step 2:• Enter a title for your presentation in the box marked "Click to add title." Then enter a subtitle in the box marked "Click to add subtitle."
  4. 4. Step 3:• Create a new slide. This can be achieved by clicking in the bottom section of the New Slide button ribbon at the top.
  5. 5. Step 4:• Choosing a background. You can choose a background by clicking on the “Design” tab in the tool bar.
  6. 6. Step 5:• Select a slide design. Choose a slide design from the thumbnails. The slide background will be applied to the WHOLE presentation.
  7. 7. Step 7:• Adding images. You can add images from any website (i.e., Google Images, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) or you can just add clipart from Microsoft PowerPoint. Click on the “Insert” tab in the tool bar, click on “Clip Art.” Type in the name of anything that you would like a picture of. Click on the picture and it will insert into your presentation. You can import pictures from your computer. Just click the “Insert” tab, then click on “Picture.” from here you can add picture you like.
  8. 8. • Inserting Clip Art• Inserting a Picture
  9. 9. Step 7:• Adding animation. From here you can add any animation to any picture or text. Click on the “Animations” tab in the tool bar. You can choose any animation, “entrance, emphasis, or exit.”
  10. 10. Step 8:• Adding transition. If you would like to add transition to your presentation, click on the “Transitions” tab in the tool bar.
  11. 11. Now Lets Review!
  12. 12. Questions 1. What is step 5?o Inserting imageso Choosing a backgroundo Adding animationo Select a slide design 2. How do you create a new slide?o Click layouto Click slideshowo Click new slideo Select slide design
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  15. 15. Questions 3. What is step 8?o Adding transitiono Adding imageso Choosing a backgroundo Select a slide design 4. How do you add a title to a slide?o Click “click to add title”o Click new slideo Click the “Design” tabo Click “Animations” tab
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  18. 18. Summary• Creating a PowerPoint is easy, fun, and it allows you to be creative. As you can see, in my tutorial I used transitions, a little animation, and some audio. PowerPoint presentations can be used for businesses, educational purposes, or whatever you choose. Now that you have the basic for creating a presentation, GO FOR IT! Let me see what YOU can do!
  19. 19. Resources "Create a New PowerPoint Presentation." GuidesandTutorials: FreeTutorials. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2012.<>. "How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation: 23 steps (with pictures)."wikiHow - How to do anything. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Dec. 2012.<>.This tutorial is uploaded on my blog: