Lets’ learn about MS-PowerPoint 2010 today.
Microsoft PowerPoint is a part of Microsoft Office suite of programs. It is considered the best way to communicate ideas and information during presentations. In PowerPoint, you have the creativity and power to create the content in slides pattern which can be then showcased to the audiences. Even, it can be printed, distributed and published online too. The tools to create a basic slide presentation start with creating the first slide to providing transitions in the final presentation. Here, we are working with the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.
How To Start Ms-Powerpoint
The Microsoft Office File Tab
The Microsoft Office File Tab in the upper left corner. After clicking this tab a menu will appear. This menu is used to create a new file, Open the existing file, save a file, and even perform other tasks too. Even, you can open a new presentation and do more tasks with this tab.
The Quick Access Toolbar
Above the Microsoft Office File Tab is the Quick Access toolbar. This toolbar offers access to commands in PowerPoint. You can save, undo and redo the PowePoint. Even, you can customize this toolbar by selecting the dropdown icon.
The Title Bar
At the top in the center of the PowerPoint, the Title Bar is located. It displays the name of the active presentation. You can change the default name of the presentation too.
Ribbon in PowerPoint 2010 is used to give commands, located near the top of the PowerPoint window, below the Quick Access toolbar. The Ribbon has several tabs that display several related command groups. Each command group contains related command buttons. You can issue commands by clicking buttons.
Viewing the Ribbon
You can open or close the ribbon simply by clicking on the arrow located next to the help button on the top right.
Zoom slider is located on the bottom right of the window. You can simply by clicking or dragging the slider arrow or + /- icons with your mouse can enlarge or shrink the size of the slide in the PowerPoint window.
Also, notice the four icons to the left of the slider. These are shortcuts to the normal, sorter, slideshow, or reading pane view of your presentation.
You can create your own customized slides by doing following things
A template is a pre -designed format which can be applied to various slides. There are a number of templates available in PowerPoint, each having a different layout and color scheme. The template contains colour schemes, slides, and titles styles, fonts, all designed to create a particular look. After you apply a design template, each slide you add has the same custom look. The templates give your slide presentation a consistent appearance.
It contains three panes, the Outline pane, the Slide pane and the Notes pane. You can adjust the size of the panes too.
In the Outline view, you can develop and organize the content of the presentation. You can even type the text of the presentation.
In Slide Pane you can see how the text looks on each slide. You can add graphics, create hyperlinks, sounds and animations.
In Notes Pane you can add your speaker’s notes or the information you want to add on.
In this view, the Outline pane is displayed in an enlarged form. The slides appear as an icon. The text present on the slide appears below the title. It is beneficial to organize the contents of the presentation. It gives ease in working with the text in the slide. Even, the addition of text can be done with lots of ease.
In this view, it displays a single slide in an enlarged form. The Outline pane is shrunk. It allows you to view the entire contents of the slide. You can switch over to Slide view if you want to prepare the presentation slide by slide.
In this View, you will see all the slides in the presentation on the screen at the same time, displayed in miniature. Eventually, this makes it easy to add, delete and move slides, and perform various editing and formatting operations.
It displays the slides of the presentation sequentially on the screen of the monitor. The show can be timed or controlled manually.
It can only be activated through the Note Page option in the View menu. This View basically displays the Note's pane and allows to edit, enter and format Speaker's notes.
The presentation you are currently making need to be presented to the audience. So, the slideshow gives you the best way to present the presentation. All the slides of the presentation are displayed on the screen or the projector.
Even, you can print the presentation for further use. It is also possible to obtain the hard copy of the presentation. The specific slides, handouts, notes pages, or outline pages, etc. can be printed easily.
Which of the following views is the best one to use when setting transition effects for all slides in a presentation?
|a)||Slide sorter view|
|b)||Notes page view|
Which option can be used to set custom timings for slides in a presentation?
|d)||Slide show setup|
Which of the following will not advance the slides in a slide show view?
|a)||The esc key|
|b)||The space bar|
|c)||The enter key|
|d)||The mouse button|
To import text from a word document that uses headings into PowerPoint presentation-
|a)||This cannot be done in PowerPoint|
|b)||Click Insert, Slides from Outline|
|c)||Click Import, Word Document Headings|
|d)||Click File, New, Presentation from Word Headings|
Format painter is used-
|a)||To paint pretty pictures on your slides|
|b)||To copy formatting from one object or piece of text and then apply it elsewhere|
|c)||To change the background color of your slides|
|d)||To paint pretty pictures on background of slides|
Slideshow options available to the presenter include all of the following except:
Speaker notes command
Meeting minder command
Which of the following is an example for automatic text formatting?
|b)||Adjusting extra space|
|c)||Replacing two 's with a hyphen|
|d)||All of the above|
Which of the following is not a way to create a new presentation?
|a)||Using the Scan-In Slides feature|
|b)||From scratch (create a blank presentation)|
|c)||Using a template|
|d)||Using the auto content wizard|
The quickest way to create a PowerPoint presentation is to use the-
|a)||Word for windows template|
|b)||Auto creation wizard|
|c)||Auto content wizard|
Which of the following can you format using buttons on the formatting toolbar?
|a)||Your hard drive|
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