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PowerPoint Basics Smith College Technology Training Presented by: Caroline Moore Educational Technology Services Fall 2006
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PowerPoint Basics: Overview 1. What is PowerPoint? Orientation to the screen 2. PowerPoint Dos and Don’ts 3. Slide Layout Bringing up the Slide Layout pane Different types of layouts Modifying or creating custom Slide Layouts 4. Text Editing text Changing text attributes Creating your own text boxes Inserting and manipulating Word Art 5. Inserting Photos What to check before you insert a picture How to insert a picture into a content box Inserting additional pictures onto a slide Resizing and cropping pictures 8. Creating Graphics and Content Types of content available Overview of common content types 9. Lines and Shapes When to use lines and shapes Moving and resizing lines and shapes Changing properties of lines and shapes 10. Choosing a Slide Design Bringing up the Slide Design pane Using the Slide Master to modify or create custom Slide Designs 11. Using Different Views 12. Saving Your Presentation Standard format Other available file types 13. Printing Options What configurations are available? o One slide per page o Handouts: various numbers of slides per page o Notes pages: one slide per page, with notes in notes box o Outline: prints an outline of your presentation (no notes)
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Orientation to the Screen 1. Menu toolbar PowerPoint has the standard Microsoft Office menu toolbar across the top. It includes all the standard menus (File, Edit, etc) as well as some PowerPoint specific ones (SlideShow) 2. Outline/Slide tabs pane Located on the left of the screen. This pane lets you view either thumbnails or your slides or an outline of the text on your slides. This pane lets you quickly switch which slide you’re editing or change your slide order (drag & drop). 3. Slide Pane This is the central portion of your window where you can view the slide you’re currently working on. 4. Task Pane Located on the right side of the screen. This is where all the panes for different tasks will appear, such as Slide Layout. 5. Notes Pane Located at the bottom of the screen. This area is for writing notes to accompany your presentation. 6. Drawing Toolbar Located at the bottom of the screen. This lets you add lines, shapes, text boxes, and other elements to your slides. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Rm during the Spring '11 term at Rochester.

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