Create a Presentation
Create a Blank Presentation
When you open Microsoft Powerpoint, the window on
the right appears:
It allows you to select one of the following options:
- Auto Content wizard (helps you create your presentation
step by step)
- Template (use a specific design available in Powerpoint)
- Blank presentation
- Open an existing presentation
||Allows you to add text and images
to a slide and view the final result.
Your presentation appears as an outline, made up of titles
and main text from each slide.
Allow you to plan, organise or edit your presentation.
||Shows in miniature all
the slides from the presentation.
Allows you to easily delete, move or copy a slide. It also allows
you to add transition effects or animate the presentation.
||Allows you to start
the slide show.
|Note Page View
||Allows you to write comments
to be used during the presentation.
Choose slide Layout
To choose a Slide Layout
- Choose Format from the menu bar, AutoLayout or
- Select an AutoLayout
- Press OK
You can choose from many kinds of slide layouts
(bullet list, bullet list with an image, two bullet lists side by
side, chart, etc.)
Add Text to a Slide
Powerpoint identifies the slide areas that you can
fill in by placing text in them. To write text in these areas, click
in one of the areas and type the text.
In accordance to the way you select the text area:
- The text area will have lines around it. These
lines appear when you click in a text area. If you want to apply
a format to the text, you will have to select the text.
- The text area will have dots around it.These dots
appear when you click on the edge of the text area. You can then
apply the format you want without selecting the text.
With a bullet list, type the text after the first bullet, press
Enter and the next bullet appears.
To go to another text area, use CTRL+Enter
or the mouse
Insert a New Slide, Apply a Design
To insert a new slide
- Choose Insert from the menu bar or CTRL+M or this
- Select New Slide
- Choose the slide layout
- Press OK
To apply a design to your presentation
- Choose Format from the menu bar or this button
- Select Apply Design
- Choose the desired design
- Press OK