PowerPoint Basics Lesson 1
What is PowerPoint? • Create professional presentations by helping one illustrate one’s ideas using slides, outlines, speaker’s notes, and audience handouts
Terms • Animation: text or pictures in motion. • Transition: refers to the way each new slide appears on the screen.
Saving a Presentation • Quick Access Toolbar • Office Button • Control + S
Normal View • Slide preview: small pictures • Outline pane • Slide pane: workbench; one slide • Notes pane: speaker notes at bottom
Slide Sorter & Slide Show View • Miniature versions of the slides on a screen so you can move and arrange slides easily by dragging. • Helps you with timings, transitions, and animations • Slide Show view allows you to run your presentation. View, Slide show or press F5.
Insert a New Slide & Delete Slide • How objects are placed on a slide • Text • Graphcs • Tables • Charts • Home Tab, Slides group, New slide button • Delete on keyboard • Home Tab, Slides group, Delete Slide button
Printing a Presentation • Handouts: small pictures or thumbnails of the slides and an area for taking notes. 1, 2,3,4,6, & 9 – vertical or horizontal. • Slides • Notes Page • Outline View • Print all slides, current slide or combination