|Rule Awareness||PowerPoint presentations can be very user friendly or not. There are certain rules in setting up a presentation and by following these, you will be guaranteed to feel confident about changing anything at anytime and the whole presentation can take on a new look.|
|Preparation||Put down on paper guidelines for your presentation. How many slides do you need to prepare?
How long have you got to present your project?
What headings do I want to Cover?
Put down any Bullet Points you already thought of?
|Outline View||Start by inputting all your Headings & Bullets in Outline View.|
|Slide Sorter View||Thumbnail Display of all your slides in one window.|
|Slide View||Visit each slide and decide what you want to appear on each slide.|
|Slide Layout||Choose a suitable layout in order to put objects such as Tables, Diagrams, Charts, Pictures or ClipArt on each slide.|
|Transitions||Give a bit of life to your show by creating transition effects when changing slides.|
|Animation||Have your bullets appear one by one, altogether, or have them dim into a different colour after you finish speaking.|
|Design||Apply a nice colour scheme to your entire Slide Show by choosing a design scheme from the vast library available.|
|Headers/Footers||Put your mark on the Slide Show by displaying your Company Name, Slide Number and Date at the bottom of each slide.|
|Master Slide||Change the Typeface for all headings on all slide, the bullet points for all slides with the touch of a button.|
|Print out Slides 1, 2, 3, 6 or 9 on one page.
Print out Notes Pages with notes for you or your audience.
Print out the Outline view to see at a glance text but no pictures.
Print to disk to take to the publisher.