How to make a simple powerpoint show It’s easy easy easy! Making a simple ppt - tutorial View Insert 1 Format Background colour Setting background colour and pictures Tools Slide show Custom animation Insert 2 Insert Picture Movies and sounds Tables Charts Draw menu Picture menu
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It’s easy easy easy!
Setting background colour and pictures
Movies and sounds
Animating text /images
Storyboard – planning
Saving the ppt as a powerpoint showIndex
Alberta was a gentle soul.
Alberta was a gentle soul.
Movie inserted and resized.
Action button inserted and linked to first slide.
Text box inserted, coloured and text colour changed.
Tools – customise – toolbars
Use to set up the tools that you will need for doing your ppt.
This configuration will then be stored for your next ppt.
insert an icon
slide transition templates – how each slide will give way to the next
Will bring up the custom animation menu on the right hand side of the screen.
You need this to organise:
the order in which things appear
the movement of objects and text within the slide
the amount of time between events
sound effects and entrance / exit effects
Choose how the object’s
animation will start.
Choose what will happen to the object after it has done its action.
Choose a sound effect to accompany the action.
Choose the timing of the event.
useful for inserting a sound-track for entire ppt.
can hyperlink to other slides in this ppt or other programs etc.
If you have set up your toolbars for Draw and Picture, you will find all these functions at the bottom of your screen.
Hint: gather all your resources together in one folder before starting to make the ppt.
To put in a backing track, Insert – Movies and Sounds – Sound from file
You can control the size of the window the movie shows in.
You can record a sound or speech through the microphone on your computer to be played on a click or some other trigger.
Insert – Tables
Work out what you want in advance – although, you can change the number of columns and rows through the Tables menu (set it up with View – Toolbars – Tables)
You can also resize a table as you can anything else.
Inserts a chart
and an Excel document that you can alter to fit your requirements.
Only the chart will show later.
Right click on the chart itself to bring up the chart options.
Click on arrow selection tool.
Drag over several objects to select them.
Apply the Group command to lock them together.
Apply the Order command to a selected object to bring it forward or put it behind another object.
Apply the Align or distribute to line up objects in various ways.
Insert picture from file
Lines around the picture
Format picture – to wrap text around it etc.
Most commonly used functions and menus
Click on an object to get this menu.
Click on an unoccupied part of the stage to get this menu.
Select how you want to activate this action
You can browse to add in sound files of your own choice.