Powerpoint All about Fonts and Text Formatting

In This Chapter ▶ Using bold, italics, underlining, and other character effects ▶ Changing the text font, size, and color ▶ Using bullets and numbers ▶ Tabbing and indenting ▶ Spacing out lines of text ▶ Aligning text ▶ Making fanciful text with the WordArt feature good presentation is like a fireworks show: At every […]

Getting Started with PowerPoint

  The AutoContent Wizard   For the first section of this PowerPoint course, we’ll take you through the steps needed to generate a quick presentation. We’ll use the AutoContent Wizard. When the wizard finishes putting together a basic presentation, we’ll then take a look at the various areas of powerpoint, so that you can familiarize […]

The PowerPoint Software

    The PowerPoint software can be a bit daunting when you’re new to it, and it’s difficult to know just what everything does, and what you’re looking at. In this section, we’ll explain the various areas you need to get to grips with. Let’s start with a picture.   The image above shows what […]

Your First PowerPoint Presentation

    For this first presentation, we’ll just make changes to the default Slides that PowerPoint gave us with the AutoContent Wizard. In this section, you will learn the following: How to change the titles of Slides How to change fonts and font sizes How to add a bulleted list How to delete Slides How […]

Insert a New Slide into PowerPoint

    We only have 6 Slides in our presentation from the previous part of this tutorial, and we need 7. To insert a new slide into a PowerPoint presentation, click on the slide icon next to the number 6. This will select slide 6: Now click Insert from the menu bar at the top […]

PowerPoint Bullets

    Bullet points are probably the most widely-used formatting technique in PowerPoint presentations. They enable you to list your main points of discussion, and serve as a headline for what you are going to be talking about. The default Slides in powerpoint rely heavily on bullets. But they can be overused. First though, we’ll […]

Add an Image to a PowerPoint Slide

    On the next four Slides, we’ll have an image and a text box. The images will be the four steps of the Wizard, and the text box will contain a brief description of what the wizard is doing. You can find the images for this presentation by clicking the link below: Download the […]

Add a Text Box to a PowerPoint slide

    The next thing we’ll do is add some text below the image we inserted onto the previous slide. In PowerPoint, you can’t just start typing text where you please. It needs to go into a text box. You can then move the text box around the screen, and position your text where you […]

The Slide Show Footer in PowerPoint

    Our slide show footer has the date, company name, and slide number. But you can change these details. To view the footer details, click View from the PowerPoint menu bar. From the View menu, click on Header and Footer: When you click Header and Footer, you’ll see the following dialogue box appear: If […]