Creating a New Slide Presentation

 

From the Start menu, select Programs and click on Microsoft PowerPoint.

 

 

When the program comes up, choose one of the three presentation options: AutoContent Wizard, Design Template, or Blank presentation, and click OK.   

 

 


AutoContent Wizard

 

 

AutoContent Wizard will guide you through Presentation type, Presentation style, and Presentation options.

Presentation types cover five areas: General, Corporate, Projects, Sales/Marketing, and Carnegie Coach.

Presentation styles include On-screen presentation, Web presentation, Black and white overheads, Color overheads, and 35mm slides.

Presentation options allow for the inclusion of Presentation title and Footers including Date last updated and Slide number.

 

To view sample PowerPoint presentations created
with AutoContent Wizard, click on the links below.

Right click on link and click Open New Window. 
After the program opens, right click
on picture and click Full Screen.

On-screen presentation

Right click on link and click Open New Window. 
Click on arrows at both of screen to advance
or reverse slides or click on projection
screen in lower right for Full Screen view.

Web-presentation

 

Design Templates offer 44 different prearranged presentation templates that include slide design, background color, and font size, style, and color.

 

 

The following link is to a sample presentation created with the Radar Design Template.  Right click on link and click Open New Window.  After the program opens, right click on picture and click Full Screen.  Click here.

 

Blank Presentation

Blank presentation may be best for creating slides with mathematics content.  For this example, the Blank presentation was chosen. 

 

Click OK to begin with a Title Slide.  With the cursor in the top portion of the new slide, type in your main title.  Move the cursor to the bottom portion and type in your subtitle.  If you have no subtitle, leave that space blank.  Practice typing in various types of slides.

 

 

 

 

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