Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2002
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Working with slides Menu Bar Standard Toolbar
Creating a new presentation
There are several ways to create a new pre-
sentation, but first you must display the
New Presentation task pane.
To display the New Presentation task pane: Outline
Choose File | New. Slides Tabs
To create a presentation using blank slides:
Click on the Blank Presentation link in the
New section of the New Presentation task
pane to open the new presentation and the
Slide Layout task pane.
To create a presentation based on a
1. Click on the General Templates link in View
the New From Template section of the Buttons
New Presentation task pane to open the
Templates dialog box.
2. Select the Design Templates tab to dis- Inserting objects on a slide
play the design templates on which you The Insert Clip Art task pane To open the Clip Organizer:
can base your new presentation. To search for and insert an image, sound, 1. Open the Insert Clip Art task pane.
3. Select a design template of your choice, or motion clip, using the Insert Clip Art
and then click OK. 2. Click the Clip Organizer link at the bot-
Tip: New in PowerPoint 2002, you can use 1. Open the Insert Clip Art task pane. tom of the task pane.
different design templates in a single presen-
2. Enter a description of the clip you are look- To add clips to the Clip Organizer:
tation. To do so, select the slide and then
display the Slide Design - Design Templates ing for in the Search Text text box. Choose File | Add Clips To Organizer from
task pane. Once you’ve selected a new tem- the Clip Organizer menu, and then select one
plate, click on the down arrow beside it and 3. Choose the collections in which you’d like of the options in the resulting submenu:
then choose Apply To Selected Slides. to search from the Search In dropdown
list. You can search your computer and the • Choose Automatically to import large
To create a presentation using the Web simultaneously. batches of media files at once.
Click on the From AutoContent Wizard link 4. Choose the type of file you are looking • Choose On My Own when you want to
in the New section of the New Presentation for from the Results Should Be dropdown import a single file, or a few files that are
task pane. The wizard launches and steps you list. stored in the same location.
through creating a presentation.
5. Click Search. PowerPoint searches the Clip • Choose From Scanner Or Camera to pull
To create a presentation based on an
Organizer and then displays the results. images directly from a peripheral.
1. Select Choose Presentation from the 6. Locate the clip you want to insert, then
New From Existing Presentation sec- Note: You can add music, sounds, and movie
click on its downward arrow and choose
tion of the New Presentation task pane. clips from files on your computer, a network, the
A file list opens. Internet, or Microsoft Clip Organizer. You can also
The Clip Organizer record your own sounds to add to a presentation,
2. Select the presentation you wish to use or use music from a CD. You can use the follow-
The Clip Organizer contains a variety of mul-
and then click Create New. ing different sound file types in PowerPoint: MID,
timedia clips and provides a place for you to
organize and store pictures, sound clips, and RMI, WAV, AIF, AIFC, AIFF, AU, MP3. File formats
motion clips of your own. for movies include MPG, MPEG, and M1V.
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