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Powerpoint - The Basics

1. Getting Started>> 8. Deleting & Moving Slides>>
2. Slide Layout 9. Speakers Notes>>
3. Creating the Bulleted Slide>> 10. Saving/ Retrieving Presentations>>
4. Creating a Slide with Clip Art>> 11. Creating Your Own Presentation Design>>
5. Adding Animation>> 12. Removing Text Boxes>>
6. Other Animation>> 13. Adding Shapes & Text Boxes>>
7. Viewing the Show>> 14. Using Word Art >>
  • A screen will now appear with a choice of slide layouts. Choose the first one for your "title slide".


  • Click on Title box and type in the title. The box can be moved by using the arrows which appear when your cursor is pointed at the boxes around the perimeter. (Note: the crossed arrows symbol is used for moving the entire boxes; the other arrows will stretch and re-size the box)


  • Font Color - to change the font color:
    * Highlight the text
    * Go down to A on the lower tool bar
    * Click on the small arrow symbol beside the A
    * Choose a font color or click on more font colors for a wider choice; then, click OK (Note: the font color you've chosen will become the color of the line under the A)
  • Font Size - to change the font size:
    * Highlight the text
    * Use the symbols in the upper right tool bar to enlarge and shrink the font.



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