By cropping a photo, you can make it best fit the look of the slide in your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. This can help your slides look more put together.
- [Instructor] Besides using the insert menu … some of your slide layouts will have content boxes … that are just a click away from adding new content. … You see here, I could choose from a variety of types. … Let's go with photo here … and I'm going to navigate to the exercise files … that I downloaded. … In here there's a folder called artwork. … Let's start with this light bulb and I'll choose insert. … You see it's added to the slide. … Now, if you select that photo and highlight it, … you'll see the picture format. … This makes it easy to crop the image. … So, for example, we can make this more of a vertical shape, … like so, and reposition the picture within. … I'll go ahead and click on the outside there … and now I can scale this up a bit, like so, … and as I drag, you see how alignment guides pop up … to let me know when that's centered from top to bottom. … Let's go to the next slide. … I like this one, but I think maybe we can split it … to two columns for better layout. … I'll select all the text …
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Approaching a Presentation
2. Building the Outline
3. Using the Outline to Create Slides
4. Working with Text
5. Photos, Video, Charts, and Shapes
6. Animating a Presentation
7. Getting Ready for Playback of Your Presentation
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