Join David Diskin for an in-depth discussion in this video Building your own layouts, part of PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations.
The Slide Master View allows us to customize the layouts available to us from…the Layout Gallery, but what about creating new ones?…Here I will show you how to do exactly that.…Our President thought it would be fun to include a trivia question that…introduces each of our four departments in the presentation.…So we are going to create a new layout with a special style.…To begin, we will enter the Slide Master View.…I will click on View and Slide Master.…Here's our existing layouts.…Let's go to the end.…
In the Ribbon I can click Insert Layout, which gives me a brand-new layout to begin changing.…I will rename it by right-clicking and we will call this one Trivia.…Now we can get to work.…We want to create a great looking Trivia style layout and I want it to stand out.…So let's begin by changing the background color.…I will pull down Background Styles and choose from any of the ones here, or I…can choose Format Background and really customize things.…Our question is going to go here in the Title placeholder, but we need another…
- Adding whitespace
- Applying transitions
- Using photographs, colors, and fonts
- Incorporating diagrams and SmartArt
- Customizing layouts and templates
- Animating bullets, photos, and other objects
- Inserting music and audio
- Utilizing speaker's notes and the Presenter view
- Creating handouts
- Planning the program
- Dealing with distractions
- Setting up and tearing down
Skill Level Intermediate
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PowerPoint 2010 Essential Trainingwith David Diskin3h 24m Beginner
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1. Five Quick Tips for PowerPoint
2. Composing a Powerful Message
3. Successful Slide Design
4. Intermediate Slide Design
5. Using Technology
6. Delivering with Confidence
7. Bonus Tips
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