Making a presentation slide

When creating a bright and informative presentationthe user needs to know the basic steps, tools and effects for the design of the slides. Planning a presentation is a multi-step process, and the design of a slide is just one of its main stages.

The way information is presented in a convenientThe perception of a form consisting of a set of slides is called presentation. The main goal of the slide design is the interaction of modern computer tools with a multimedia image (computer animation, graphics, music, sound series) organized in a single environment.

How to use the basic computer tools and focus on important information sections, we will tell in the article.

design of the slide

Applying different themes to slides

To give an individual style, execute the slide design. Templates for processing electronic documents are selected to all or to selected slides.

A presentation template is a ready-made version that includes: an electronic document style, a set of font parameters, background images, frame positions, layout layouts, and color schemes.

design of the slide templates

To use the design template for everythingdocument, select the "Slide Design" tab from the toolbar and from the list of thumbnails necessary, and click on it with the mouse. The appearance of the presentation will automatically change.

To apply the selected style to a single slide,you need to call the shortcut menu in the "Slide Design" window and select "Apply to the selected slides" in the list of commands. The slide design program will automatically make changes to the selected object.

The algorithm for creating a presentation based on the template:

  1. Open the PowerPoint program. By default, the window opens a slide in the "Normal" mode, i.e. an empty title slide.
  2. Select "Create".
  3. In the "Create a slide" panel, select the "Installed template" and the presentation theme by clicking the "Create" button.

Application for color scheme design

The color of the slide is changed by the userbased on individual preferences and appointment of the presentation. The color scheme (eight colors) is used to accent the background, fill, shadow, text blocks, hyperlinks. The default template contains a color scheme. If desired, it changes, for this purpose select the command "Design / Colors" or "Design / Create new theme colors".

color design of the slide

The main recommendations when choosing a color scheme:

  • It is necessary that the color scheme is combined with the colors of text inscriptions;
  • for background, text and graphics use contrasting colors and no more than three: for background, title and text.

Change background style

After the chosen theme, you can change the texture orbackground fill. Select the "Design / Background Styles" taskbar or in the free area of ​​the slide, open the context menu and click "Background Format". To make a photo or drawing a background, select "Background Format / Fill / Picture" or "Texture / Paste From / Select File" and click "Apply to All." The style of the background should not distract the listeners' attention from the speaker's information.

Text processing

The slide design includes the addition of text information (headings, subtitles, plain text, bulleted and numbered lists), editing and formatting.

To keep information in the placeholder, you need toClick on the frame with the left mouse button and print the text. You can paste text from the clipboard if the text has been copied. To place text blocks anywhere in the slide, choose Insert / Caption.

When adding text information to graphicobjects and applying the design (rotation, shadows, reflection and glow), select the "Caption" icon and add text. It is preferable to use no more than three different fonts for a better perception.

To create a slide and select text fragments, you can add a WordArt object: the inscriptions in the presentation will become vivid and memorable. To do this, select Insert / WordArt.

Applying various effects to slides and objects

You can apply a video or audioeffect of animation. To do this, in the "Design" task pane, select the desired effect (fading and dissolving, stripes, shift and flow, appearance) and adjust the transition speed (fast, medium, slow). To apply the effect to all slides, use the command "Apply to all".

slideshow program

To add an effect to presentation objects(figures, drawings, drawings, text, diagrams) select the object with the right mouse button and select the command "Animation settings / Add effect". However, one should take into account that animation effects should not distract from the perception of the information and content of the presentation.

For the information presentation, 10-15 slides with laconic information, without catchy images, with animation effects, which are sustained in a single style, are sufficient.

The design of the slide is an important step for the presentation of information in a structured form using multimedia tools.

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