making posters using powerpoint n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Making posters using PowerPoint PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Making posters using PowerPoint

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 4

Making posters using PowerPoint - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 99 Views
  • Uploaded on

Making posters using PowerPoint. Making posters using PowerPoint. These slides give you some ideas – they may not be the best slides ever but contain some ideas and techniques that may be of help! The first two are set up as posters might be, the last slide has some links to web resources.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Making posters using PowerPoint


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
making posters using powerpoint

Making posters using PowerPoint

Making posters using PowerPoint

These slides give you some ideas – they may not be the best slides ever but contain some ideas and techniques that may be of help!

The first two are set up as posters might be, the last slide has some links to web resources.

powerpoint techniques that might help
PowerPoint techniques that might help.
  • PowerPoint also has an option called "snap to grid", this can aid alignment.
  • Put text in individual text boxes so it can be altered to wrap round pictures
  • Avoid fully justifying text when it is in columns, some long terms may make the layout look terrible (especially if using 3 columns rather than 2).
  • Grids and guides are not printed so you can leave them on.
  • You can override the "snap to grid" by holding the Alt key while moving objects.
  • Pictures can be placed behind the text, perhaps after editing if they are from clipart.
  • There is an extended clipart gallery online.
  • Scanned pictures should be scanned at about the size they should be for the A4 version of the poster at about 300dpi and saved to disk in JPG format to keep storage space down.
  • Switch on the ruler (from the View menu) and also use the guides to help line text boxes up. (If the guides aren't displayed, click Grid and Guides on the View menu and select the Display drawing guides on screen check box. ) Guides can be copied so you have two visible on screen, just drag on but hold the Control (Ctrl) key at the same time.

New text boxes can be created by dragging an existing one with the control key down or by clicking the "Text Box" tool and dragging in the poster.

Pictures can be used in the background, first get the size right then select "Washout" in the image control, finally send the picture behind the text (Draw, Order, Send to back.)

slide3

You can zoom in to see a bigger view of your work.

22-24 Point HEADLINEYour name 18 ptWork address 14ptColoured backgrounds can work – but do check on a proof.

Pictures need to be .JPG to keep file size down typically scanned at 300DPI

Use guides to line up columns.

use View, Guides and line to switch them on.

Generally work in columns. Avoid fully justified text.

HEADINGS 12-14 point

BODY TEXT 8 OR 12 point

Typically for a projected PowerPoint we would go no lower than 18 point for a font size, but when creating an A4 poster to be printed at A1 or A0 we would go down to 12 or 14 point – it will be blown up when printed large.

Use File, Page Setup to change the size and orientation of the slide to A4 Portrait.

Do this before anything else.

slide4
A really good poster resource site can be found at; http://www.strath.ac.uk/Departments/CAPLE/poster/

General ideas & Examples;

http://www.biology.lsa.umich.edu/research/labs/ktosney/file/PostersHome.html

http://www.aas.duke.edu/trinity/research/vt/postertips.html

http://lorien.ncl.ac.uk/ming/Dept/Tips/present/posters.htm

The link below is an in-depth resource about planning and making posters – looks very useful!

http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Poster_Presentations/PstrStart.html

http://www.shu.ac.uk/schools/hcs/teaching/ag/

To download this poster as a PowerPoint presentation go to;

http://www.shu.ac.uk/schools/hcs/teaching/ag/powerpoint/pptdownloads.html