Pie Chart Segments in PowerPoint

    Your chart from the previous page should now look like this: To format the segments of the Pie chart, select them by clicking on any of the three. You should see black squares appear on the outside of each segment: Because each of the three segments has a black square on the outside, […]

PowerPoint Exercises

    Slide 6 in our presentation is also a Flow Chart, but without any animation. It looks like this: Rather than take you through this slide step-by-step, here’s an exercise:   Exercise Reproduce the Flow Chart you see above. You need to add four square AutoShapes, and one Oval in the middle. You’ll also […]

PowerPoint Action Buttons

    You can add buttons to your presentations. The main reason for doing so is when you want a presentation that will be viewed when you’re not there. For example, you may want to create an educational presentation for your students. They can then navigate through your slides in their own time, by clicking […]

Resize and Move an Action Button

    The button your created on the previous page is too big at the moment, and in the wrong place. To remedy this, right click your selected button to see a context menu: Select Format AutoShape to see the following dialogue box appear: Click the dropdown list under Color, and select a colour for […]

Adding Slide Notes Powerpoint 2010

Adding Slide Notes Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   Slides notes can be very useful tools for presentation. These notes are not displayed on the screen in the Slide Show mode, but the presenter can see them so they can prepare well to present the slides. Depending on your printing settings, you can also […]

Powerpoint Background

Creating A Powerpoint Background For the background to your PowerPoint presentation, you can specify the following: A solid fill A gradient fill A picture or texture fill A Pattern fill To change your presentation background, click Design > Background > Background Styles > Format Background. Alternatively, you can right click on a free area on […]

PowerPoint Transition

Adding Transitions To Your PowerPoint Presentation In Microsoft PowerPoint, slide transitions are motion effects that occur in Slide Show view when you move from one slide to the next during a presentation. You can control the speed, add sound, and even customize the properties of transition effects. To add a transition first of all select […]

Powerpoint Animation

Animation For PowerPoint To add a custom animation to an object in Microsoft PowerPoint, first of all select the object, then click animation in the ribbon to see all the animation options we have at our disposal. We can see a few thumbnail images representing entrance effects in the animation group. That’s not a very […]

Get Context Help in Powerpoint 2010

Get Context Help in Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   Despite getting a good grasp of the program, we may need help on different aspects from time to time. To aid in such scenarios, PowerPoint has created the context help feature. With this feature, if you get stuck in any dialog, you can press […]

Copy & Paste Content in Powerpoint 2010

Copy & Paste Content in Powerpoint 2010 Previous Page Next Page   PowerPoint offers users a wide range of options when it comes to duplicating content. PowerPoint has standard cut and copy functions but allows variations of paste options. Cut Option: This option allows you to cut content from the slide – this means the […]