Templates and themes in Microsoft PowerPoint can alter how a presentation can make an impression on the audience. You need to understand how that can influence your message.
- [Tutor] Before you build your outline, … it's a good idea to get familiar with the theme … or template that you're going to use. … After all, form and function … often follow each other pretty closely. … To do this, you need to launch your version of PowerPoint, … and if you were given a theme or template by your office, … take a look at that. … Otherwise, you can browse some of the ones … that are available inside of PowerPoint. … You'll see it gives me a collection of themes … that are available. … Some of these are pre-installed and they work fine. … And I can also click to see more themes. … This makes it a bit easier to browse your options. … If you select one of these, … you may notice that it offers the ability to see a preview. … In this particular theme, I see that I can have titles. … I can also click to view the different layouts. … This gives me a good idea of what's possible. … There are also different color palettes … available for this theme. … Now, many of the default PowerPoint themes …
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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