Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the powerful tools of MS-Office, which helps in creating and designing presentations. PowerPoint Presentation is an array of slides that convey information to people in an attractive manner.
In this chapter, we are going to discuss in detail about the applications of presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint, opening and saving a presentation, creating presentation using templates and a blank presentation, entering and editing text, inserting and deleting slides in a presentation, preparing slides, inserting word table or an excel worksheet and other objects, adding clip arts, resizing and scaling of objects, providing aesthetics by enhancing text presentation, working with colors and line style, adding movie and sound, header and footer, viewing a presentation, choosing a set up for presentation, printing slides and handouts, Slide Show, running a Slide Show, transition and slide timings, automating a Slide Show.
|Sr.No.||Application of Presentations Concepts & Description|
Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the powerful tools of MS-Office, which helps in creating and designing presentations
|2||Creation of Presentation
A presentation is made up of number of slides that are displayed in a sequence. Each slide has sub-topics and different content related to the given topic.
|3||Preparation of slides
Preparation of slides involves inserting a word table, excel worksheet, adding clip art pictures and inserting other objects
This feature helps our Powerpoint presentation to look more attractive and interesting.
Here will create a simple presentation with at least 5 slides to introduce a friend and include audio in slides.
|6||Presentation of Slides
Presentation of Slides has the feature like Viewing a presentation, choosing a set up for presentation, Printing slides etc
Slide Show view of the presentation is used to display content of presentation to the audience. Editing is not possible in the Slide Show view.
We will look at the below example to understand the concept clearly −
To create a simple presentation with at least 5 slides on the essay, "An astrologer's day" by R. K. Narayan.
Boot the system under Microsoft Windows 2013.
Click start → program → MS-Office → MS-PowerPoint.
Once you open PowerPoint, choose the type of presentation you want and click Ok.
Select Insert → Text box.
Draw the text box in the slide and enter information about the essay, "An astrologer's day".
Right click on the text box and select custom animation in it.
Select an effect and click ok.
Right click in the empty space of the slide.
Select background color and click apply button.
Click Transition select an effect and press ok.
Click the first slide and drag the mouse to select all the slides.
Run your presentation by clicking on "From Beginning" option from Slide Show or by pressing F5 key.
Thus, a simple presentation for the essay "An astrologer's day" by R.K.Narayan is created.
In this chapter, we have clearly learnt various concepts in PowerPoint presentation such as opening and saving a presentation, creating presentation using templates and a blank presentation, entering and editing text, inserting and deleting slides in a presentation, preparing slides, etc.