Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Convert Adobe background art to PowerPoint master pages, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] Every PowerPoint presentation…is based on a master.…Right now we're looking at the master,…slide master for one of the templates…that comes with PowerPoint 2016.…You can see that there is a parent master…and then from that there's children masters.…These ones that are indented are based on the parent master.…The designer has edited some of these child masters…so that they look different.…If it's a title slide or a picture slide and so on,…but one thing that they all start out with in common…is what's in the background of this parent master.…
You can see that we have…a Format Background panel on the right…that the designer specified a gradient fill…for the background for this master.…You get to that Format Background box by the way…by choosing Format Background from Background Styles.…The actual slides though,…if we switch to, if we go to View and choose Normal,…we are starting with the title slide.…So what you want to do if you're converting…your Illustrator or your InDesign files…to editable PowerPoint presentations,…
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Essential Differences
Understand color differences6m 12s
2. Converting with Specialized Software
Use Snagit for screenshots4m 37s
3. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft PowerPoint
4. Between Microsoft Excel and Adobe Creative Apps
5. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft Word
Next steps2m 50s
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