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Presentation from the PowerPoint Intermediate Class at George Memorial Library in Richmond, TX
George Memorial Library
(and time permitting)
When an object is selected, special tabs appear.
Format Images— Crop
You can also crop to a shape
Use this button to crop images.
It will turn yellow when on.
Don’t forget to turn it off!
Format Images— Picture Styles
Use the preset picture styles
or create your own using the options on the right
There are lots of cool picture effects to choose from!
Format Images— Front or Back
These buttons adjust which object appears in front or behind
When you have overlapping objects, the newer object is automatically put in the front.
Clicking ‘Bring Forward’ once will bring the selected object in front by one layer.
To bring it all the way to the front, click the drop-down arrow and choose ‘bring to front’.
Same principles apply to ‘Send Backward’.
Format Images— Recolor
NOTE: You can revert the picture to its original state by pressing Reset Picture.
These buttons allow you to recolor or texturize an image
Corrections adjusts brightness and contrast
Color adjusts the image’s color
Artistic Effects adds texture, such as pencil, paint strokes, or canvas.
New in PowerPoint 2010!
Format Images— Remove Background
Get started removing an image’s background by clicking here
PowerPoint will guess which parts of the picture you want to keep.
A purple layer covers what will be erased. To adjust (keep or remove areas) toggle these buttons and click+drag over areas that need adjustment.
Apply adjustments by clicking Keep Changes.
If you don’t like it, you can click undo or press ctl+z
Format Images— Group
Group multiple objects into one with this button
To group means making multiple objects into one.
Group objects by selecting them and pressing the Group button.
When you make any changes to a grouped object (move, animate, etc.), these are applied as to one object.
Objects can also be Ungrouped using the option in the Group dropdown menu.
NOTE: Select multiple objects by holding SHIFT while clicking
Transitions control how it looks when you switch to a different slide.
There are 34 transitions in PowerPoint 2010. Like the preset Picture Styles, these are presented in a gallery on the Transitions tab.
Not all versions of PowerPoint have the same transitions.
Certain aspects of a transition can be changed using the Effect Options menu to the right of the transitions gallery.
Selecting a transition will only apply it to the slide you are currently working on.
Note: To preview a slide in all its animated glory, click From Current Slide on the Slide Show tab.
The Transitions tab also presents the option of having sound play when slides are switched.
Choose a preset sound from this list
The option Other Sound allows you to choose a sound file stored on your computer.
Set how long the sound will play.
Sound will be applied one slide at a time unless Apply To All is selected.
Here is where you can choose to have slides advance automatically or at your command.
Animations allow objects to enter, react, or exit separately
Entrance animations appear in green
Emphasis animations appear in yellow
Exit animations appear in red
When printing, all objects will appear on a slide, even if they had an exit animation.
Most animations have options
For advanced options, open the Animation Pane.
Here you can rearrange events and choose their triggers.
Start With or Start After Previous tells these evens to happen automatically.
To add multiple animations to one object, click on Add Animation.
Otherwise, a chosen animation will overwrite the previous selection.
Notice an automatic event will be numbered with the event before it.
If all events are automatic, they will all be numbered 0.
Inserted audio is represented by this icon
Click here to insert audio
When audio is inserted, special tabs appear
On the special Playback tab, you can choose to:
Keep only part of the audio file
Have the audio start automatically with the slide, play when prompted, or keep playing regardless of which slide is visible
Play the slideshow from the beginning or from any slide using these buttons here
Custom Slide Show allows you to rearrange and omit slides without changing the original
Rehearse Timings & Record Slide Show will play the slideshow while recording your cues. Record Slide Show also allows you to record narration
These cues (if you choose to save them) will automatically advance the slides in subsequent showings
Presenter’s Tips—Cheat Notes
Presenter View will show a different view on the presenter’s monitor than what is projected.
Ideally, the slideshow will display on the audience’s screen, while the presenter sees the current slide, what slides are next, and their notes.
Notes can be added at the bottom of any slide. Notes will only show in editing mode or Presenter’s View.
Video can be formatted like audio using the special Playback tab
Video can be formatted like pictures using the special Format tab
Click here to insert Video
Like a picture, a video can be moved and resized.
Options to play the video fullscreen or hide the video while not playing are also on the Playback tab
Clicking the triangle under the Video button allows you to insert videos from the internet
To insert video from the internet, you’ll need to paste an embed code from whatever website hosts that video
On YouTube, below the video, click Share, then Embed. Copy and paste the code into the popup window on PowerPoint
If all events are automa