Advanced PowerPoint Techniques. Prepared by Pat Samuel WS 445/545 - Feb. 2007. Topics Covered. Avoid standard Microsoft Templates – Boring! Modify Microsoft Templates Change color ; Add a Graphic Create your own Template (Slide Design) from scratch – Use a Texture ; Use Gradient Fills
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Advanced PowerPoint Techniques
Prepared by Pat Samuel
WS 445/545 - Feb. 2007
Gradient refers to one color or shade at bottom slowly morphing into another color or shade at top.
A screen shot of the Gradient Fill Dialog Box.
You specify which 2 colors you want to use (blue and white are the default).
Then choose the style at bottom.
You won’t have to recreate your colors, gradient, etc. for each slide.
Note: you can still change manually on individual slides.
Source of Graphic:Microsoft ClipArt
Right Side of Drawing Toolbar
Left Side of Drawing Toolbar
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Default Color of Callout
A No Fill Callout
Change Color of Callout
Text lines too far apart
when you hit enter?
Spacing if you hit Enter after the word “apart.”
Text lines too far apartwhen you hit enter?Use Shift Enter to keep lines of text close together.
Spacing if you hit Shift Enter after the word “apart.”
In the slide below, the Space allotted by Microsoft covers up the graphic.
Grab one of the circles with mouse and drag to size you want.