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PowerPoint Information

The Interactive Media Center has created the following materials, tutorials, and classes to help those interested in creating or working on PowerPoint presentations. We will be adding to this collection periodically, so if you do not see what you need here, check back at a later date to see what is new.

Our downloadable documents are presented in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.


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The IMC offers a wide range of classes, including PowerPoint. To see a complete list of those classes visit our class list and sign-up page.


PowerPoint 2013

Working with Sound in PowerPoint 2013 - Find out how to insert, customize, and use sound clips in your PowerPoint presentation. Includes using the record function.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Set Custom Colors for the Hyper-links in a PowerPoint 2013 Presentation - Learn how to make custom hyper-link colors in PowerPoint 2013.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Animating an Element in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 - Discover how to apply animations to images, shapes, text boxes, and text. Very useful for adding action to a presentation.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Making and Editing Screen-shots in PowerPoint 2013 - Learn now to make and customize screen-shots for use in PowerPoint 2013. Includes how to use the new Screen-shot button and keyboard shortcuts. Applicable to some other Office programs.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Video in PowerPoint 2013 - This handout describes how to insert, edit, and customize video in a PowerPoint presentation. It also explains how to export you presentation as a video.
Acrobat (PDF) here.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Package for CD - Learn how to package your PowerPoint presentation to a CD to make it portable.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Images in PowerPoint 2013 - Discover the techniques for placing and customizing all sorts of images. Includes tips applicable to photographs, clip art, drawings, and more.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2013 - Learn the ins and outs of SmartArt and discover how it can make your chart and diagram building easy.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Shapes in PowerPoint 2013 - Learn how to place and customize shapes. Topics cover shape colors and backgrounds, grouping, and hyper-linking.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

PowerPoint 2010

Animating an Element in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Discover how to apply animations to images, shapes, text boxes, and text. Very useful for adding action to a presentation.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Formatting for  Appearance A  PowerPoint  2010 Presentation - Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 allows you to format the appearance of your presentation to suit the needs of your project. Your design can match the theme of your project and much more. In this handout we will explore many of your options.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Shapes in PowerPoint 2010 - Learn how to place and customize shapes. Topics cover shape colors and backgrounds, grouping, and hyper-linking.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Images in PowerPoint 2010 - Discover the techniques for placing and customizing all sorts of images. Includes tips applicable to photographs, clip art, drawings, and more.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Making and Editing Screen-shots in PowerPoint 2010 - Learn now to make and customize screen-shots for use in PowerPoint 2010. Includes how to use the new Screen-shot button and keyboard shortcuts. Applicable to some other Office programs.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Working with Sound in PowerPoint 2010 - Find out how to insert, customize, and use sound clips in your PowerPoint presentation. Includes using the record function.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Inserting Video in PowerPoint 2010 How-to Video - Watch this video to see how easy it is to insert video into PowerPoint.
Flash video here.

Working with Video in PowerPoint 2010 - This handout describes how to insert, edit, and customize video in a PowerPoint presentation.
Acrobat (PDF) here.

Working with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2010 - Learn the ins and outs of SmartArt and discover how it can make your chart and diagram building easy.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Set Custom Colors for the Hyper-links in a PowerPoint 2010 Presentation - Learn how to make custom hyper-link colors in PowerPoint 2010.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

View your PowerPoint Presentation While Editing - Discover how to view and edit your presentation at the same time and speed up your work-flow.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Package for CD - Learn how to package your PowerPoint presentation to a CD to make it portable.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Packaging PowerPoint Presentations for use Off-site: A must when inserting special fonts, audio and video file for PowerPoint 2007 - Learn how to properly burn your presentation to CD so that you include necessary files and fonts.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

PowerPoint 2012

Change the Hyper-link Colors in PowerPoint 2012 - Learn how to make custom hyper-link colors for your PowerPoint Presentation.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Embedding a Font into a PowerPoint 2012 Presentation - Discover how to embed fonts into a presentation so that you can work on more than one computer and retain the fonts.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

PowerPoint 2011 & 2008

Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 on the Mac: Package the Presentation - Package your PowerPoint presentation on a CD so that it is portable. This is how you do it on a Macintosh.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Packaging PowerPoint Presentations for use Off-site: A must when inserting special fonts, audio and video file for PowerPoint 2008 - Learn how to properly burn your presentation to CD on a Macintosh so that you include necessary files and fonts.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

 

PowerPoint All Recent Versions

How to Use the Write On Slide Feature in PowerPoint - See a short movie on how to use the little-known write on a slide feature during a PowerPoint presentation. Flash Video here.

Getting Started with PowerPoint - This is the handout that is used in our IMC class, Getting Started with PowerPoint.
Acrobat (PDF) format.

Jewel Case Template - Here's a handy Word document that you can use to make a jewel case insert. Perfect for your presentation CD.
Word format.

Classroom & Remote Locations

Solving Display Issues on the Instructor's Station in B15 - Under certain circumstances the instructor's station in room B15 will display a presentation in Presenter View. This document explains how to change view options and select the primary or secondary monitor. This document could also be useful to those who are using a laptop and another monitor, or a projector, to make a presentation elsewhere.
Acrobat (PDF) format.


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