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About George! In Free Trial Mode

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george! creates polished session handouts and speaker notes directly from PowerPoint to support your presentations

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About George! In Free Trial Mode

  1. 1. Create Word documents directly from PowerPoint 2003 & 2007 Using george! in FREE TRIAL MODE Polished Speaker Notes & Session Handouts
  2. 2. george! is an add in to PowerPoint george! george! for PowerPoint for PowerPoint 2007 2003 transforms PPT create polished files with a click session handouts & speaker notes interacts with works without LeaderGuide LeaderGuide Pro 7 PLUS Pro too
  3. 3. george! creates Word documents from PPT Create your slides & notes Use george! to create handouts & speaker notes Go directly from PPT to Word
  4. 4. george! creates Word documents from PPT Step • Use PPT to create your One slides & notes • Use george! to Step turn your PPT file into Word Two documents
  5. 5. All george! documents include… Cover page with your Your slides Your Notes if you logo/image and represented in the choose to include presentation title size and format you them choose Acknowledgements page with copyright Page headers listing Space to add hand information and topic & subtopic written notes revision date – if desired Table of Contents – Page footers with showing your Topics page numbers and Subtopics
  6. 6. Begin by building your PowerPoint file Create your slides Add notes to your slide file if needed Feel free to format your notes too george! will preserve your notes formatting – he wants you to look good
  7. 7. Once your slides are ready Click on the Define Tag your Create george! your documents your documents documents tab
  8. 8. george! has his own tab in PowerPoint 2003 & 2007 george! on the PPT 2003 Toolbar george! on the PPT 2007 Ribbon
  9. 9. george! on the PPT 2003 Toolbar Click on the george! tab on the main PPT 2003 toolbar His drop down menu will appear
  10. 10. george! in PPT 2007 Click on the george! tab in PPT 2007 To bring up his Ribbon
  11. 11. george! works the same way in both PPT 2003 & 2007 PPT 2007 Ribbon PPT 2003 Drop down menu Preferences Tags Documents You will tell george! your preferences, tag your slides by topic & subtopic, and create your speaker notes & session handouts
  12. 12. Start with Preferences… About Clicking the About button brings up this dialog box
  13. 13. About… About When you are done checking out george! in free trial mode, you can come back here and click on the web link to purchase a Product Key After purchasing a Product Key, click on “Activate” to Register george! and unlock all of his functionality
  14. 14. The FREE trial version of george! Even in his FREE trial mode george! will do your biding – that’s his job after all There are several limits on what george! will do for free of course, but he always strives to please
  15. 15. FREE Trial = Limited Functionality george! will create Simple style documents only george! will not Update documents for you george! will not accept your copyright george! will politely point out what he’s unable to do for free
  16. 16. george! Free Trial Mode vs. Full Functionality FREE Trial FULL Unlocked  Define:  Define:  Slide Size  Everything  Slide Frame y/n  Documents:  How george! addresses you  20 choices for Notes  Documents:  20 choices for Handouts  Simple Style Only  Update:  One Orientation Only  Updates all Word docs  Update: created from source PPT files  Disabled  All other functionality:  All other functionality:  Enabled  Enabled
  17. 17. Which brings us to Define… In FREE trial mode you will see everything in the Define dialog box but you won’t be able to use every function
  18. 18. Define… in Free Trial mode You will be able to tell george! how big you want your slides and whether or not you want them framed And, you will be able to open the Documents dialog box
  19. 19. Documents – defining yours Clicking on “Documents” opens this dialog box
  20. 20. Defining in FREE george!… Simple Style is available • Clean, sharp fonts & page appearance Your Orientation is • Speaker notes: slides top and notes bottom • Session Handouts: slides top and capture space bottom A Product Key will open up ALL 20 document layout choices for Speaker Notes & Session Handouts
  21. 21. Once you unlock george! defining becomes a “world is your oyster” kind of thing…
  22. 22. Defining your Speaker Notes unlocked… Select your Style • Determines fonts & general page appearance Select your Orientation • How your slides & notes layout on the pages • Whether you also want defined capture space for additional notes • Whether you prefer Portrait or Landscape 20 possible choices !!!
  23. 23. Defining your Session Handouts unlocked… Select your Style • Fonts & general page appearance • It can be different than your Speaker notes Select your Orientation • How your slides appear (size, location on page, border, no border) • Whether to include your slide notes or not & where to place them • Whether you want defined space for your audience to jot down their notes • Whether you prefer Portrait or Landscape 20 possible choices !!!
  24. 24. Next you TAG to set up Topics & Subtopics Tagging is how You will TAG you set up your: your documents’: • Speaker Notes • Title • Session • Topics Handouts • Subtopics ALL of the Tagging functionality is available to you in Free Trial mode
  25. 25. Use Tagging to organize your slides according to your Agenda Beginning with Slide 1 • Assign a Topic or Subtopic to each slide that begins a new topic or subtopic • You only have to TAG the first slide in a topic or subtopic
  26. 26. Add is an easy, logical way to Tag
  27. 27. Start Adding with your first slide We find it easy to Add using the PowerPoint Normal view • In the left thumbnail panel click on the slide you want to Tag • Then click Add on the george! ribbon
  28. 28. Next, you will see… Type in a Topic Type in a Subtopic Tag only the first Don’t forget • and click “Topic” • and click • Slide of a topic • to add a “Subtopic” – if or subtopic Presentation Title you want one
  29. 29. Use Add to Keep Tagging Until you • Added subtopics if desired have • You don’t have to tag every Tagged slide • Just tag the slides that start each slide new topics & subtopics that begins • You can always change tags a new topic • Use View to see all of your and… Tags in order
  30. 30. View shows you… Your topics & subtopics in order Like a Table of Contents
  31. 31. View also allows you to… Topics & Subtopics • Add • Replace • Change the order • Delete Presentation Title • Change your title
  32. 32. Now, Create… Create works in Free Trial mode Updating becomes available once you unlock george! Reset is available in Free Trial mode – it will remove all links to documents you’ve created from the current PPT file and allow you to reset them
  33. 33. Create… You can create BOTH Speaker Notes & Session Handouts in the Free Trial mode The functionality with LeaderGuide Pro will be available by late summer 2009
  34. 34. About george! & LeaderGuide Pro… george! will feed directly from PPT into LGPro To build a leader guide and/or a Includes the ability to UPDATE your leader guides and participant guides from PPT if you participant guide make changes to your PPT slides and/or notes
  35. 35. Create… Indicate whether you want to create: • Speaker Notes • Session Handouts • Both Advanced Documents: • Leader Guides & Participant Guides • You need to have LeaderGuide Pro™ installed on your computer • Functionality will be available by late summer 2009 • Learn more @ www.leaderguidepro.com
  36. 36. Create relates back to… How you Defined your Documents
  37. 37. Unlocked, george! can Create 20 different polished looks for BOTH Speaker Notes & Session Handouts Style Choices Orientation Choices Image (L)/Notes  Simple  (R)/Capture (B)  Modern  Image (R)/Notes (L)/Capture (B)  Elegant  Image (T)/Notes (B)  Image (T)/Capture (B)  Landscape  Image (L)/Notes (R)  Image (L)/Capture (R) L=left, R=right, B=bottom, T=top, I=image, N=notes,  Landscape I (R)/N (L)/C (B) C=capture space  Landscape I (L)/N (R)/C (B) See samples at the end of this presentation
  38. 38. Update… george! makes it easy Update relates to the Speaker Notes & Session Handouts you’ve created If you make changes to your PowerPoint slides and notes UPDATE becomes available once you UNLOCK george! will Update your george! with a corresponding documents Product Key
  39. 39. Update… up close When you click on “Update” george! shows you all the documents you’ve created from the PPT file you are in You tell him which files you want to update & click OK
  40. 40. Update… it’s for real Just so we’re clear, with george! you can: • create a PowerPoint file, with notes or not • transform that file into 20 different Speaker Notes formats and 20 different Handout formats • or into a leader guide and participant guide • go back into PowerPoint and make changes • tell george! to Update your Word documents • and it’s done
  41. 41. Update… it’s a miracle!!! Select the files to be updated Say “Yes” or “No” to update notes too Click “OK”
  42. 42. Clear… removes all the Tags When you “Tag” you are creating links george! will use to set up the documents he’ll be creating Clear works Sometimes you need to start in the Free over with Tagging – just tell Trial mode george! to Clear and he will remove all the current slide tags
  43. 43. Reset… for when you move documents If you move the Speaker Notes and Session Handouts george! created for you to a new location on your computer Just tell george! to Reset the Tags for those documents by pointing out to him their new location
  44. 44. In Summary george! transforms PowerPoint files into polished Word documents
  45. 45. All george! documents include… Cover page with your Your slides Your Notes if you logo/image and represented in the choose to include presentation title size and format you them choose Acknowledgements page with copyright Page headers listing Space to add hand information and topic & subtopic written notes revision date – if desired Table of Contents – Page footers with showing your Topics page numbers and Subtopics
  46. 46. With a Click of your Mouse… go from PPT into Polished… Speaker Notes & Session Handouts Like this sample Elegant layout
  47. 47. Sample Modern Speaker Notes
  48. 48. Sample Elegant Style Title Page george! Unlocked, he inserts the And he creates a logo or shows the cover for image you Presentation your speaker link to when Title you notes & you Define Add when session your you Tag handouts preferences
  49. 49. Sample Inside Cover & TOC Here is the copyright info you add when you Define, once george! is unlocked This is george!’s Elegant style layout This Table of Contents is showing the Topics & Subtopics you Add when you Tag
  50. 50. Sample Landscape Style Speaker Notes & Session Handouts Like this sample Landscape layout with Image left • Notes right • Capture space bottom •
  51. 51. Simple Session Handout… sample
  52. 52. Note the Topic & subtopic…
  53. 53. george! transforms PowerPoint & the impression you make Unlock the full potential of george! Get a product key @ www.george4ppt.com Questions? Email us at help@leaderguidepro.com

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