PowerPoint Broadcast Slide Show Presentations with Office 2011 for Mac
Broadcast PowerPoint PresentationsWith Office 2011 for MacYour PowerPoint 2011 for Mac slideshow is such a hit , that your boss wants you to broadcast it to the global offices.With Office 2011 for Mac, you can run a PowerPoint slide show with on your computer, and your audience can watchas your show plays live, online, in a Web browser.The audience doesnt even have to have PowerPoint, although a high-speed Internet connection is required for boththe presenter and the audience.Heres how to broadcast a slide show:1. Open your presentation in PowerPoint.2. Click the Ribbon’s Slide Show tab, and in the Play Slide Show group, click Broadcast Slide Show. Alternatively, choose Slide Show→Broadcast Slide Show from the menu bar.3. Click the Connect button.4. Enter your Windows Live ID and password in the text boxes provided. If you dont have a Windows Live ID, click the Get a Live ID button and fill in the required information to sign up.5. (Optional) Select the check box to save your password in the Mac OS Keychain so that you dont have to enter it again in the future. It may take a minute to log in.
After you log in, the Broadcast Slide Show dialog displays and shows the Broadcast Link. You distribute this link to your audience.6. In the Broadcast Slide Show dialog, choose how to send your audience the link to view your slide show. You can choose to send it in an e-mail or to copy it into a chat.7. When you’re ready and your audience is watching, click the Play Slide Show button.When the show is over, the presenters Mac shows the presentation in Broadcast view, and the show keeps runningfor the presenter and the audience until the presenter clicks one of the End Broadcast buttons. The presenter cankeep the show alive and re-broadcast the slide show using the Broadcast tab of the Ribbon (retaining the same URL)by not ending the show.