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07 - Powerpoint: text and image presentation, design, sound, animation
Creating a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint involves starting with a basic design; adding new slides and content; choosing layouts; modifying slide design, if you want, by changing the color scheme or applying different design templates; and creating effects such as animated slide transitions. The information below focuses on the options available to you when you start the process.
Upon opening Powerpoint, the presentation is ready for text, pictures, and media.
The text of your presentation , such as in outline form, can be imported directly into Powerpoint to start the document with previously written material.
The main edit window showing thumbnails to the left and the current slide. Drawing tools are available on the bottom and text tools are at the top to start; but you can customize the work environment to suit the project or your personal working style.
In the slide view, you can visualize the entire presentation. This is also the best way to plan sequence, transitions and timing.
A variety of different text and content layouts are immediately available to choose from in the Slide Layout pallate. A presentation can be based on one, or many different types of layout designs, depending on the content or style.
Design template Base your presentation on a PowerPoint template that already has a design concept, fonts, and color scheme. In addition to the templates that come with PowerPoint, you can use one you created yourself
INSERTING GRAPHICS INTO POWERPOINT
Adding pictures is as easy as Insert menu > PICTURE > From File. Graphic files can also be added by simply dragging-and-dropping the file from Windows directly into the slide. Sizing handles are availble to adjust size and skew; as well as the Picture pallete for editing in PowerPoint. Other picture objects include Clip Art, drawing shapes and an Org Chart editor.
PLAYING A SINGLE SOUND EFFECT IN POWERPOINT
Sound is easily brought in to the presentation from the Insert menu > Movies and Sounds. Right-clicking on the sound icon brings up the Options. If a sound is over a certain size, PowerPoint will link to the sound file; so it is imporant to keep a copy of the sound file with the presentation file.
How to Run a Continuous PowerPoint Presentation (Kiosk) With Continuous Music or Sound
To Set Slide Transition and Timing:
How to Set Continuous Music or Sound to a PowerPoint Presentation
PowerPoint presentation due week 08
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