BUSINESS & PRESENTATION GRAPHICS 3601H

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					INTRODUCTION TO MS
   PowerPoint 2000


     Julie Sweeny
                  What is PowerPoint?

• Presentation software is used to present
  ideas, facts or concepts to a group of
  people.
• Ideal for team briefings, selling, training
  and promotional purposes.
• PowerPoint files have the extension .ppt.
    How can PowerPoint be used?

• Presentation packages are programs that
  assist in the production and delivery of a
  presentation.
• The presentation can be used in different
  ways
  – Print onto paper for handouts
  – Print onto OHT
  – Present electronically on a computer screen
               What are the features of
                         PowerPoint?

• PowerPoint provides expertly designed
  backgrounds and colour combinations for
  you to use.
• You can add text, graphics, charts and
  sound.
• Special effects such as transitions,
  animation and timing can add to the show
• Speakers notes and handouts are available.
              What is an AutoLayout?

 • Layouts are
   slides that
   contain
   placeholders for
   frames which
   have been set
   up to hold text
   or other objects.
•There are 24 to choose from.
    How can I insert a new slide?

• Insert Menu… New Slide

• Control M

• Select from Common Tasks Menu
          What views are available?
• Slide View - enables you to enter and edit data
  on each slide.
• Outline View - enables you to view the headings
  and text of your slides.
• Slide Sorter View - shows a miniature of each
  slide.
• Notes Pages - you can type notes to remember
  key points of each slide.
• Slide Show - to view your presentation.
     What is a background design?
• A template is a
  complete design for
  your presentation.
• Only one template can
  be applied to a
  presentation.
• Choose Format Menu,
  Apply Design
  Template
                   Is Help Available?

• Click on F1 whilst
  viewing a PowerPoint
  Presentation for a help
  screen.
• (Press F1 now and
  practice changing your
  mouse pointer to a pen,
  draw something and then
  erase it.)
Can I change the colour scheme?
• A colour scheme is a
  set of eight colours
  which have been
  designed with your
  template.

• Yes, click on Apply.
                    What is transition?

• A transition is
  the effect that
  occurs when a
  slide is first
  presented and
  when you move
  from slide to
  slide.
                What is animation?

• Refers to
  the way
  each bullet
  point or
  item
  appears on
  the screen.
        What are some design tips?

• Each slide should cover a single concept or
  idea/Use white space effectively.
• Ensure all fonts are legible and not too
  small.
• Be consistent with design concepts.
• Appropriately pitched at audience.
• Use special effects sparingly.
What are some more design tips?

• Use White space effectively - expand on
  main points verbally
• Limit the text, use point form and cover a
  single idea or concept with each slide
• Maintain font size that can be read from the
  back of the venue.
• Colours affect moods - choose appropriately
That’s it, I’ve Finished.

				
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