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Creating PowerPoint pictures

From: PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Essential Training

Video: Creating PowerPoint pictures

Sending your presentation to iPhoto converts the slides into pictures that can be viewed using iPhoto, even using iPhoto slideshow functionality. But what if you want to share your presentation in picture format with someone who doesn't have a Mac and doesn't use iPhoto? In that case, you can just simply save it to a folder full of pictures, and that's what we're going to do right now. Still working with our Sharing presentation, we'll go up to File. And instead of going down to Share, you'll notice Save as Pictures has an option all by itself on the File menu, so we'll select that.

Creating PowerPoint pictures

Sending your presentation to iPhoto converts the slides into pictures that can be viewed using iPhoto, even using iPhoto slideshow functionality. But what if you want to share your presentation in picture format with someone who doesn't have a Mac and doesn't use iPhoto? In that case, you can just simply save it to a folder full of pictures, and that's what we're going to do right now. Still working with our Sharing presentation, we'll go up to File. And instead of going down to Share, you'll notice Save as Pictures has an option all by itself on the File menu, so we'll select that.

Now, it's just a matter of giving it a name. Notice the name is the same as the presentation, in this case Sharing, and whatever number you're using, I'm on Sharing4 here. You can change the location. So if you want to go to a different place, like your Documents or maybe right to the Desktop, that will make it easy to find. You can choose the format for your pictures, and this is just the Save As window of course. You can go down to Format and choose any Save As format, but notice that JPEG is selected because we chose Save as Pictures from the File menu, and there are other picture formats below it as well.

So depending on who is going to be viewing these and what they're going to be viewing it with, you can select the appropriate option. JPEG is very popular. That's why it's the default. So we'll keep that one, and click Save. Now, just like when we save to iPhoto, each of the individual slides gets saved as a picture. We see this message at the end. In this case, we're not taken to iPhoto, just the message saying that a Sharing4 folder was created on my Desktop, and that's where I am going to find my pictures. I can do that by clicking OK, and now all I have to do is go to my desktop to view them.

I'm going to go to Finder, select the Desktop, and there is my Sharing4 folder right there. When I double -click it to open it up, I see slides, slide 1 through 8. That's each of the slides in my presentation. They're each a JPEG, and I can change the way I'm viewing these. For example, if I go to my View buttons here in Finder - and I'm just going to expand this window a little bit to make it easier to see... there we go - and I can move through the various slides using my Navigation buttons.

As you can see, they look just like they did in PowerPoint, but they are pictures of the slides, not slides themselves that we use in a PowerPoint presentation package. So we'll close up Finder now and just click anywhere in PowerPoint to go back. So when you need to share your slides with someone - they maybe don't use PowerPoint, or you don't want them using PowerPoint to make changes to your slides - you can save them as pictures, and whether they use a Mac and iPhoto or not, they'll be able to view each of the slides of your presentation in picture format using whichever method they want.

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PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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  1. 4m 11s
    1. Welcome
      1m 20s
    2. Understanding PowerPoint
      2m 4s
    3. Using the exercise files
      47s
  2. 15m 58s
    1. Exploring the Presentation gallery
      4m 17s
    2. Understanding the Ribbon interface
      6m 7s
    3. Navigating presentations
      2m 56s
    4. Customizing the UI layout
      2m 38s
  3. 32m 42s
    1. Creating new presentations
      2m 56s
    2. Adding, removing, and arranging slides
      7m 5s
    3. Saving time with Outline mode
      5m 15s
    4. Separating slides into sections
      8m 37s
    5. Checking compatibility
      3m 15s
    6. Saving your presentations
      5m 34s
  4. 35m 23s
    1. Using themes
      4m 58s
    2. Creating your own themes
      2m 42s
    3. Changing the background
      5m 33s
    4. Designing slides
      3m 12s
    5. Working with slide layouts
      3m 58s
    6. Working with slide masters
      5m 51s
    7. Using headers and footers
      4m 25s
    8. Using and creating templates
      4m 44s
  5. 30m 14s
    1. Adding text with text slides and boxes
      3m 37s
    2. Adding text to a shape
      2m 16s
    3. Formatting text on a slide
      5m 42s
    4. Changing character direction
      4m 11s
    5. Creating lists using bullets and numbering
      5m 25s
    6. Changing spacing and indents
      4m 17s
    7. Finding and replacing content
      4m 46s
  6. 25m 28s
    1. Adding a table to a slide
      4m 47s
    2. Editing and formatting tables
      4m 25s
    3. Pasting a table from Excel
      5m 11s
    4. Inserting a chart
      5m 42s
    5. Pasting a chart from Excel
      5m 23s
  7. 26m 40s
    1. Inserting pictures and clip art
      2m 18s
    2. Replacing and adjusting pictures
      6m 40s
    3. Drawings and SmartArt
      6m 29s
    4. Adding video to a slide
      5m 53s
    5. Adding sound to a presentation
      5m 20s
  8. 18m 7s
    1. Using a template with animation
      5m 35s
    2. Animating objects on a slide
      6m 1s
    3. Using slide transition effects
      6m 31s
  9. 15m 7s
    1. Checking spelling
      5m 25s
    2. Finding synonyms, definitions, and translations
      4m 23s
    3. Setting AutoCorrect options
      5m 19s
  10. 40m 53s
    1. Using speaker notes
      3m 50s
    2. Showing and navigating a presentation
      4m 56s
    3. Using pointer options
      3m 59s
    4. Using presenter tools with two screens
      3m 44s
    5. Creating a self-running slideshow
      6m 40s
    6. Playing a self-running slideshow
      3m 44s
    7. Adding hyperlinks to a presentation
      5m 7s
    8. Using action buttons
      8m 53s
  11. 28m 5s
    1. Using comments
      3m 58s
    2. Printing notes, handouts, and slides
      4m 17s
    3. Sending a slideshow to iPhoto
      2m 57s
    4. Creating PowerPoint pictures
      2m 43s
    5. Creating a PowerPoint movie
      3m 56s
    6. Creating a PDF presentation
      1m 49s
    7. Creating custom slideshows
      3m 57s
    8. Broadcasting a presentation over the web
      4m 28s
  12. 8m 52s
    1. Changing PowerPoint preferences
      3m 29s
    2. Customizing the Ribbon and toolbars
      5m 23s
  13. 22s
    1. Goodbye
      22s

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