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PowerPoint Presentations Text and Graphics Techniques Tips What we’ll look at…. Uses for PowerPoint Starting out Blank or design Choosing slide layouts Inserting & Formatting Text Inserting Graphics Viewing and arranging slides Creating/Printing notes and handouts

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powerpoint presentations

PowerPoint Presentations

Text and Graphics

Techniques

Tips

what we ll look at
What we’ll look at….
  • Uses for PowerPoint
  • Starting out
    • Blank or design
  • Choosing slide layouts
  • Inserting & Formatting Text
  • Inserting Graphics
  • Viewing and arranging slides
  • Creating/Printing notes and handouts
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PowerPoint Presentations
  • Presentations at conferences or committees
  • Classroom modules
presentations
Presentations
  • Text and illustrations
    • Pictures
    • Graphs
    • Cartoons for color and variety
  • Presentation + space for notes = Ready-made handouts
classroom modules
Classroom modules
  • Outline notes
    • Basis of your lecture segment
  • Photos/Sounds/Videos/Diagrams/Charts
    • Illustrate points
    • Language learning
    • Processes (Physics, Chemistry)
    • Business trends, stats
starting a new presentation
Starting a new presentation
  • Open PowerPoint
  • Start Button  All Programs  Microsoft PowerPoint
  • If a blank presentation doesn’t appear
    • On the menu bar, click File  New
    • The New presentation pane appears at the right
starting choices
Starting choices
  • On the New Presentation pane choose:
starting choices blank
Starting choices: Blank
  • On the New Presentation pane choose
    • Blank presentation for a simple white or colored background
    • (Add design later)
starting choices design template
Starting choices: Design Template
  • On the New Presentation pane choose
    • Blank presentation for a simple white or colored background
    • (Add design later)
    • From Design Template to choose from pre-designed graphic backgrounds
starting choices autocontent
Starting choices: AutoContent
  • On the New Presentation pane choose
    • Blank presentation for a simple white or colored background
    • (Add design later)
    • From Design Template to choose from pre-designed graphic backgrounds

From AutoContent Wizard to get help with content for standard business presentations

blank presentation screen
Blank presentation screen

Slide Thumbnails: Click to move to slides

Task pane: Changes with your Insert menu choices

blank presentation
Blank presentation
  • Add slide layout later Easy!
  • Format  Slide Design
starting from design template
Starting from Design template
  • New From Design Template
  • Or: Format > Slide Design
  • Template pane opens to the right
  • Click a graphic scheme to choose a design for your presentation
    • Change Templates anytime
    • Remove background pictures from individual slides
title slide
Title Slide
  • First slide = Title slide
    • Different format from remainder
    • Enter title and subtitle text
    • Subtitle can be:
      • Topic areas
      • Short description
      • Blank
adding more slides
Adding more slides
  • On the menu bar, click Insert  New Slide
  • OR: Click the New Slide icon
  • Or: Press Control-M
choosing a slide layout
Choosing a slide layout

When you add a new slide:

  • Apply slide layout pane appears at right
  • Click to apply your choice
    • Text = Bullets
    • Graphics: Easily add clip art or images saved on your computer
    • Combinations: Text and Graphics frames
  • Always add a title
  • Everything easily changed!
frames
Frames
  • Selecting a layout inserts movable containers (frames) to hold text or graphics
    • Graphics don’t have to be in a graphics box
  • Frames are movable and resizable

Text and graphics layouts

text frames
Text frames
  • Text normally in levels of bullets (Here’s level 1 in this Slide Design)
    • Level two
      • Level three

To get rid of a bullet, backspace at the beginning of a line

  • Bullet and text styles are set in the Slide Design
    • You can change the Master slide (View > Master > Slide Master)
adding text
Adding Text
  • Type text in a text frame
  • To go down to the next level of bullet:
    • Press Tab at the beginning of a line or
    • Click the Increase Indent icon on Formatting toolbar
  • To go back to a higher level bullet:
    • Press Shift-Tab at the beginning of a line or
    • Click the Decrease Indent icon on Formatting toolbar
text other formatting

Change Text Color:Click down arrow to see more choices

Bold ItalicUnderline Shadow

Add or take away numbering or bullets

Align: Left Center Right

Make text Bigger/Smaller

Text: Other formatting
  • Highlight text to format
  • Use toolbar button to format
  • Use sparingly!
techniques text
Techniques: Text
  • Clear Titles
  • Nothing below 18/20 pt
  • Short bullets
    • Explicate as you present
    • Not full text
  • San Serif Fonts
    • Arial, Helvetica, Verdana, Tahoma
  • Best Serif font: Georgia
    • This text: Verdana (Sans Serif top and brown) and Georgia (smaller black)
tips text and graphics
Tips: Text and graphics
  • Appropriate graphic style
    • Serious and subdued
    • Playful and cartoony
    • Illustrative photos
  • Consistent style, colors
    • Drawings with similar look
  • Not too busy
    • Not even 1 graphic per page unless illustrating a point
tips consistency
Tips: Consistency
  • Text as well as Graphics styles set in the Slide Design you choose
  • Styles include:
    • Type Face sizes and colors
    • Bullet styles and colors
    • Background graphics
master slides
Master slides
  • Presentation designs set by Master slides
  • To view and change
    • View > Slide Master
  • Changing an aspect of the master changes your whole presentation - consistently
graphic frames
Graphic frames
  • Select a layout that includes a graphics frame
  • Click an icon to insert a graphic type Or insert graphics from the menu: Insert  Picture
    • Pictures don’t have to be in a graphics frame
pictures
Pictures
  • Before PowerPoint:
    • Assemble your pix from camera/scan/Web
  • Web: Search with Google―Image tab
    • Click thumbnail of picture
    • Then click See full-sized image
    • Right-click (Control-click on Mac)
    • Click Save Picture as: to download
    • Remember where you saved the picture!
choosing pictures
Choosing Pictures
  • Choose Pictures like shoes
  • Are they the right fit?
    • Size: Dimensions and File Size
    • Can resize (some) in PowerPoint
  • Do they go with your presentation?
    • Relevance
  • Do they go with each other?
    • Consistency, style
techniques inserting pictures
Techniques: Inserting pictures
  • Insert  Picture
  • Clip art
    • for supplied art
  • From File
    • for your pictures on disk
techniques tweaking pictures
Techniques: Tweaking pictures
  • Use the Picture toolbar
    • View Toolbars, Picture
    • Quickly add lines, change brightness, contrast, even color (sometimes)
  • Size, position, tilt graphic
    • Don’t make it (much) larger
the picture toolbar

Choose transparent color

Change to shades of grey

Change contrast

Crop (get rid of part of picture)

Add lines

Re-color (sometimes)

Reset to original

Change brightness

Flip

Compress

Open Format picture window

The picture toolbar

To show toolbar: Click a picture

If the toolbar doesn’t appear:

Right-click picture and choose “Show Picture toolbar”

  • Click to select picture before you choose an option
manipulating pictures
Manipulating Pictures

Drag to rotate

  • Don’t make pictures larger
    • Bigger = Fuzzier
  • Control in PowerPoint:
    • Placement
    • Size
    • Rotation

Drag corner bubble to resize

Click and drag to move

getting fancy
Getting Fancy
  • You can:
  • Add transitions between slides
  • Animate text
  • Make graphics appear and disappear
  • See the PowerPoint Animations presentation for more information.
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Getting Fancy
  • You can:
  • Add transitions between slides
  • Animate text
  • Make graphics appear and disappear
  • See the PowerPoint Animations presentation for more information.

Don’t Overuse!

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Getting Fancy
  • You can:
  • Add transitions between slides
  • Animate text
  • Make graphics appear and disappear
  • See the PowerPoint Animations presentation for more information.

Can be annoying!

Don’t Overuse!

ways to view your slides
Ways to View your slides
  • View menu: changes slide display
  • Normal:
    • Create/Edit
  • Slide Sorter
    • Thumbnails to move around or delete
  • Slide Show
    • Full-Screen presentation
  • Notes Page
    • Type in notes for presenter or for handouts
slide sorter view
Slide Sorter View
  • Open from
    • View menu
    • View icons (lower left)
  • Click slide to select
    • Drag to move
    • Press Delete to remove
notes view
Notes View
  • Open from
    • View menu
  • Bottom section for text
    • Notes to print for presenter or for distribution

Type your notes here

printing
Printing

Click down-arrow to see print choices

From Menu bar: File > Print

    • In lower left, use the Print what pulldown to choose:
  • Slides―1 slide /page
  • Handouts―several slides/page
    • 3 per page prints lines for notes to right
  • Notes pages―like Notes view
    • Slide with your notes
  • Outline View―Text only
printing handouts
Printing Handouts

Click down-arrow to set slides/page

  • Choose 3 slides per page to get lines for notes
  • Check Frame slides for line around slide images
printing headers footers
Printing Headers/Footers

Click preview button to set print options

  • On the menu bar, click File > Print, and then click Preview
  • OR: On the menu bar, click View > Header and Footer
  • Add Date, Name of presentation, etc.
summary
Summary
  • Use PowerPoint for
    • Conferences
    • Meetings
    • Classroom modules
  • Start from blank or design template
    • Add or change design template at will
  • Add text
    • Bullet form primarily: Promote and demote bullets
  • Insert pictures
    • Insert saved pictures or clip art
  • Print Handouts, Notes pages or text outline