PowerPoint can be used as a mini graphic arts program. In this video, author Jess Stratton demonstrates how to use the Background Removal tool to insert a picture, remove the background, and use the tool to fine-tune the areas to keep, and the remaining areas to be removed to end up with a polished, professional looking photo for your presentation.
- [Voiceover] PowerPoint can be used…like a small graphic arts program.…There's a lot of things that you can do…with your images to include them in your presentation.…In fact in a later video, I'll even show you…how to create a standalone slide for a social media post…like Instagram or Twitter and how to export…that slide as a single image file.…For now though, I want to show you…something that's really neat that you can do…with your images, and you may want to use…this tip for one of those standalone slides.…It's called the background removal tool.…And it's fantastic if you want to use…a smaller part of one larger picture in your slides.…
I have a blank slide and I'll insert an image…by clicking insert from the ribbon tab,…choosing pictures, picture from file,…browsing to find a suitable image,…and then clicking the blue insert button…at the bottom.…This is a picture of the hotel host…standing by the dessert bar.…While the image is colorful, I really just want…this standalone host in the image.…With the picture selected,…
- Identify where you can add frequently used tools to access them easily.
- Recognize the tool that allows you to match a color from any of a slide’s contents.
- Recall the benefits of using sections.
- Explain what smart guides consist of.
- List the steps needed to practice presenting your presentation and keep track of how long it takes.
- Name what the Presenter view includes.