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Sending a slideshow to iPhoto

From: PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Essential Training

Video: Sending a slideshow to iPhoto

If you want to share your presentation with someone so they can view your slides - maybe they don't even have PowerPoint, but they work on the Mac - one option is to send your presentation to iPhoto. Each of the individual slides in your presentation will then become a picture or a photo that can be viewed using iPhoto. Let's explore this option right now, continuing to work with our Sharing presentation. We'll simply go up to File and then down to Share. From the little side menu that pops up, we can see Send to iPhoto.

Sending a slideshow to iPhoto

If you want to share your presentation with someone so they can view your slides - maybe they don't even have PowerPoint, but they work on the Mac - one option is to send your presentation to iPhoto. Each of the individual slides in your presentation will then become a picture or a photo that can be viewed using iPhoto. Let's explore this option right now, continuing to work with our Sharing presentation. We'll simply go up to File and then down to Share. From the little side menu that pops up, we can see Send to iPhoto.

The ellipses indicates there's going to be some kind of window with some options for us to select from, and sure enough, there it is: Send to iPhoto. A New Album will be created in iPhoto, and the name of that album will match your presentation, in this case Sharing, whatever number you're on, and the extension. You can change this of course. And it really doesn't make sense to have the extension in there, so I'm going to click at the end and backspace over it using my Delete key. You can do the same if you like. Call it whatever you want, and then you can select the Format that the pictures will appear in. JPEG is the default; the other option is PNG.

Then you can choose whether or not it's going to be every slide or slides that you have selected over here in the Navigation pane. Now, if you haven't selected slides, you'll have to cancel this, go back, select them. You can select a few using your Shift key and your Command key or just simply have them all converted to JPEGs to be viewed in iPhoto with All selected. When you're ready, click Send to iPhoto, and then depending on the size of your presentation, this can be very quick, or it could take a while for each of the individual slides to be created.

Here they are, in their own album called Sharing3. You can see, they're all selected here. You can deselect them just by clicking. And then if you wanted to view one as an individual picture, you could simply double-click it. Let's double-click Slide 2 here. You can see it looks exactly like it did in PowerPoint. Perfect! If you wanted to, you could play this as a slideshow. So let's just go back to our Sharing3 folder here, and let's click Slideshow. Now, when you play this as a slideshow in iPhoto, of course it's not going to have all of the transitions and effects that we saw in a PowerPoint presentation, but you are able to choose them, which ones you want to view, click Play, and off goes your slideshow.

(Music playing.) When you press Escape, you're back to iPhoto. So some defaults happen there. There are some special effects, not the same ones you see in PowerPoint. There may be some music in the background as well. That's all part of playing a slideshow in iPhoto. So when you need to share your presentation with someone - maybe not necessarily to work on the presentation in PowerPoint, maybe they don't even have PowerPoint, you just want them to view the slides - if they're on the Mac, one option is to send your presentation to iPhoto.

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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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