Creating Presentations in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows

PowerPoint 2019 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 13 videos | 53m 23s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Create your slides, and finesse them like a pro. Discover how to use themes, create and manipulate slides, and work with slide elements in PowerPoint 2019, in this 13-video course. Key concepts covered here include how to create and edit a new presentation; how to use themes and templates to create presentations; and how to specify the preset layout that can be applied when you insert a new slide. Begin by learning how to insert slides from an existing presentation; how to adjust a slide layout to add structure to your presentation and insert text elements and objects into the presentation automatically; and how to add slides quickly and easily move them around in presentations. Next, learn how to create a template from scratch which can be used to speed up the creation process; how to create sections to help structure your presentation; and how to use headers and footers. Finally, observe how using Master mode allows changes to the overall appearance of your presentation and changes to multiple slides at once.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Create and open a presentation
    Use themes and templates to create a presentation
    Insert a new slide into a presentation
    Insert slides from an existing presentation into a new presentation
    Adjust your slide layout
    Move your slides
    Create a template for your presentation
  • Create sections in your presentation
    Create an outline for your presentation
    Use headers and footers in your presentation
    Use the master mode in your presentation
    Create a master slide template
    Manage multiple themes using master slides for your presentation

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 58s
    The first step in putting together your presentation is creating a new document. With PowerPoint, you can quickly create a new document and begin editing it. You can also use PowerPoint to open an existing presentation. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 48s
    PowerPoint comes complete with access to an extensive template library, from which you can download any template or theme that catches your eye. Templates include theme elements such as slides, objects, layouts, and is generally used with a specific purpose in mind. A theme covers the color scheme as well as slide and object styles in a presentation, but will not generally include preinserted elements. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting a new slide in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    2m 59s
    A presentation is made up of multiple slides. These slides are similar to the pages in a word document. If you want to create your presentation, you are going to need to know how to insert new slides in PowerPoint. It is also possible to specify the preset layout that is applied when you create a new slide. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting slides from an existing presentation in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    4m 27s
    In PowerPoint, you can quickly create presentations from another presentation document. See how to add slides to your PowerPoint presentation by recycling existing content into your updated presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adjusting your slide layout in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    3m 49s
    PowerPoint features a number of preset slide layouts. These can be used to add structure to your presentation and insert text elements and objects into your slide automatically. You can create new slides using predefined layouts and if you change your mind later on, the layout can be changed without losing any of your customized content. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Moving your slides in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    3m 17s
    If you have put a slide in the wrong place or if you simply wish to reorganize the slides in your presentation, PowerPoint allows you to move them around quickly and easily. You can, for example, drag and drop a slide to a new position. You can also use the Slide Sorter view to change the overall organization of your presentation. You can even drag and drop entire sections to change the structure of your presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a template in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    3m 19s
    In PowerPoint, you can create presentation templates from scratch. If your presentations are often of a similar style and often contain certain text or illustrative elements, you may find it useful to create a template which can be used to speed up the creation process. When creating your own template, you can define the background, text style and size, and even the layout of the different pre-inserted elements, such as text boxes, shapes, and tables. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating sections in your presentation in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    4m 9s
    In PowerPoint, you can sort your slides into different sections. This can help you to structure your presentation. You can, for example, temporarily hide slides relating to a particular section in your presentation. You can also use sections to move multiple slides simultaneously. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating an outline in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    4m 2s
    Once you've created sections, you can visualize and even create a section outline slide for quick reference. See how to quickly create section links and navigate through your PowerPoint presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using headers & footers in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    5m 27s
    It is sometimes useful to include certain information on every slide in your presentation. For this, you may want to use PowerPoint's header and footer tools. Once you have activated your header or footer, that information will by default appear on all the slides in your presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Using the Master mode in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    4m 41s
    PowerPoint's Slide Master view allows you to change the overall appearance of your presentation and make changes to multiple slides at once. You can, for example, use it to format all the titles in your presentation, or change the location of your company's logo for every slide that uses the same layout. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Creating a Master slide template in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    4m 54s
    In order to create your Master slide template, you can use the Slide Master view to customize the layout and include or exclude any elements from your presentation. See how to create and use Master slide templates with PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Managing multiple themes using Master slides in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows
    3m 34s
    If you want to use multiple themes in a single presentation, you are going to need to know how to create Master slides. Once you have inserted multiple Master slides, you can organize your presentation any way you want. FREE ACCESS

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