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Unformatted text preview: oit UMass Office of Information Technologies OIT Academic Computing Lederle Graduate Research Center University of Massachusetts Amherst Phone: (413) 577-0072 Email: instruct@oit.umass.edu http://www.oit.umass.edu/academic PowerPoint Basics May 2006 Fred Zinn zinn@oit.umass.edu Using PowerPoint Creating a Simple Presentation 3 Two Essential Tips: Using Views and Master Slides 4 Visual Design Tips 5 Delivering a Presentation (shows and handouts) 6 Giving a Good Presentation Preparing a Presentation 8 A Presentation is More Than Just Slides 9 Views on Presentation Design 10 Getting Beyond Bullet Points Preparing Images for PowerPoint 11 Inserting Images on a Slide 12 Inserting Graphs in PowerPoint 13 Drawing Simple Diagrams 14 Tips for Drawing Complex Illustrations 15 Adding Audio to a PowerPoint Presentation 16 Adding Video to a PowerPoint Presentation 17 Animations in PowerPoint 18 Creating Interactive Presentations 19 Resources 20 Screenshots and Examples from Windows XP Spring 2006 Fred Zinn Power Point Basics 2 OIT Academic Computing, University of Massachusetts http://www.oit.umass.edu/academic 060601fz [BLANK PAGE for TWO-SIDED COPIES] Power Point Basics 3 OIT Academic Computing, University of Massachusetts http://www.oit.umass.edu/academic 060601fz Creating a Simple Presentation Open a New Slideshow Open PowerPoint. From the View menu make sure that Task Pane is selected. The Task Pane will open on the right of the slide view At the top of the Task Pane, click Getting Started . A pop up menu will open. From the drop down menu choose Slide Layout. A selection of slide designs will appear, select the Title Slide . Editing Text on a Slide When you open PowerPoint the Title page will automatically appear. Place cursor in Click to add Title text box and add the title of your presentation; Some layouts may also have Click to add Subtitle (could be an actual subtitle or your name and dept.). Click on the title text - a text box will appear around it. Edit the title text as you would in a word processor. Move the text box to another location on the slide by clicking the border around the text and dragging the mouse. You can change the shape of the text box by dragging on the handles that appear on the border when you select it. To delete the text box, click to select it, then press the Delete key (To bring it back use Edit > Undo ). Adding a New slide From the top menu select Insert > New Slide . A layout menu will appear. Select the kind of slide you want to add. Enter text into the pre-set text areas. Note: The title block translates into headings used in the navigation when you save the show for the Web or in PDF. To add an additional slide to your presentation, go to Insert > New Slide....
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