Introduction to PowerPoint 2010 By Tom Kleen
Home Tab The Home tab contains the commands you use most often.
Insert Tab Insert pics, shapes, sound, video, etc.
Design Tab Set the overall look of your slide show: backgrounds, colors, fonts
Transitions Tab Controls how your slides transition from one to the next
Animations Tab 9 9 81 Add movement and action
Slide Show Tab Set up your slide show
Review Tab Sprelling, Thesaurus, Comments
View Tab All the views in which you can work with PowerPoint
Presentations Are Easy • You focus on content • PowerPoint takes care of design • Hundreds of templates online • Dozens of preformatted slide layouts • Use what you know from other Office applications (ribbons, shortcut keys, etc.)
New Presentation Option: Template • A template is a pre-designed slide show where you fill in the blanks • Click on the Office button. • Click on New. • From the New Presentation window, make your selection. (Choose Presentations, Business, Project Status) • Click on Create.
Views: Normal (Slides) • Slides appear in the window on the left
Views: Normal (Outline) • Text appears in the window on the left
Views: Slide Sorter • In Slide Sorter view, click and drag the slide from its current position to its new position
Views: Slide Show • Previews the slide show exactly as the audience will see it. • To begin with the current slide: • Click on the Slide Show button on the status bar • To begin with slide #1: • Press F5 on the keyboard
Delete Slides • In Slides view, Outline view, or Slide Sorter view: • Click on the slide you want to delete. • Press the Delete key on the keyboard.
Add New Slides • Click on the Home tab. • In the Slides group, click on the New Slide button. • From the drop-down list of choices, click on the desired layout.
The Presentation: Navigation • Next slide: • N (“Next”) • PgDn • • • Enter • Space • mouse click • mouse wheel
The Presentation: Navigation • Previous slide: • P (“Previous”) • PgUp • • • Backspace • Mouse wheel
The Presentation: Navigation • Black: B • White: W • End slide show: Escape • Show navigation options: F1
The Presentation: Jumping to a Slide • To jump to any slide: • Right-click on the current slide. • From the popup menu, click on Go to slide. • Click on the slide you want to jump to.
The Presentation: Drawing on Slides • To draw on your slides during the presentation: • Right-click on the slide. • Click on Pointer options. • Click on your desired drawing tool. • Draw by holding the left mouse button down and dragging the mouse.
Changing the Theme • Theme: the background, fonts, colors, etc. • Click on the Design tab. • In the Themes group, click on the desired theme.
Change a Theme’s Colors • Click on the Design tab. • In the Themes group, click on Colors. • Click on the desired color scheme.
Changing a Theme’s Fonts • Click on the Design tab. • In the Themes group, click on Fonts. • Click on the desired font group.
Insert a Picture From a File • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Images group, click on the Picture button. • Navigate to the desired picture andclick on Insert.
Insert ClipArt • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Images group, click on the Clip Art button. • Enter a keyword and click on Search. • Click on the desired picture.
Insert Screenshot • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Images group, click on the Screenshot button. • Select the program that you want to select the screenshot from.
Insert Shapes • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Illustrations group, click on the Shapes button. • Navigate to the desired shape andclick on it.
Insert SmartArt • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Illustrations group, click on the SmartArt button. • Navigate to the desired shape and click on it.
Insert Hyperlink • Select the text that is to be the hyperlink. • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Links group, click on Hyperlink. • Enter the URL (web address) of the web page you want to navigate to. • Yahoo!
Insert WordArt • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Text group, click on the WordArt button. • Enter your text and set the desired formatting options. WordArt!
Insert Video • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Media group, click on the Video down arrow. • Click on Video from file. • Navigate to thedesired videoand click on it. • Click on OK.
Insert Audio • Click on the Insert tab. • In the Media group, click on the Audio down-arrow. • Click on Audio from File. • Navigate to the desired sound and click on it. • Click on OK.
Making bullet points appear one at a time • Click on the Animations tab. • In the Animation group, click on one of the options. • For more options, click on the drop-down arrow. • Bullet points will wait for you to click the mouse before appearing.
Output: Many options • Computer presentations (like this one) • Audience handouts • Speaker notes • Create presentations on the World Wide Web (dropped with PowerPoint 2010) • Overhead transparencies (obsolete?) • 35mm slides (obsolete?)
Output: Printing Speaker Notes • Click on the File tab. • Click on Print. • Click on Full Page Slides • Click on Notes pages
Output: Audience Printouts • Create handouts for your audience to take home. • Click on the File tab. • Click on Print. • Click on Full Page Slides. • From the Handouts group, click on the desired format.
Output: Saving to the Web • This option is no longer available in PowerPoint 2010.
Resources: Learn more • Help files (F1) • Google • Microsoft PowerPoint home page
Taking Your Show With You, part 1 • Put each slide show you create in its own folder. • Before inserting a movie or sound, copy the movie or sound file into the folder for the slide show! • Then copy the entire folder to a USB drive, burn it to a CD, or zip it up and email it to yourself.
Taking Your Show With You, part 2 • If the computer you use for your presentation doesn’t have PowerPoint, you are in big trouble! • Option 1: Have the free PowerPoint viewer installed on the computer (requires administrative privileges!).
Some Great Biology Templates • Great biology templates
What NOT to do… • Death by PowerPoint