Enhancing Presentation Designs in PowerPoint Microsoft 365

PowerPoint Microsoft 365    |    Beginner
  • 11 videos | 47m 34s
  • Includes Assessment
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This 11-video course explores ways to enhance the appearance of a presentation in PowerPoint for Office 365 by using different colors, different themes, and the design elements. Color can make a slide stand out, or a section of a slide, and here you will learn how to use the Custom Color options. You will learn how to use Draw options for annotating or drawing within a slide. Next, learn how to create customized and attractive titles by using the WordArt tool. PowerPoint themes have several predefined elements, including text font, text size, and background images or colors, and this course demonstrates how to insert each of them into your presentation. You will learn how to create your own theme, save it, and apply it to existing or new presentations; and how to browse with the Designer tool, and apply design ideas to add a new style to a presentation. Finally, this course demonstrates ways in which the Text Direction tool can be used to change how text appears on a slide.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • add color to a presentation to help elements stand out or to change the overall appearance of inserted objects
    create custom colors to add to text and inserted objects
    use the text direction tools to change the rotation and orientation of text
    apply presentation themes
    create a custom presentation theme
    change your presentation slide background
  • create a custom background by using textiles, saved images and online sources
    use the Designer tool to add style and redesign a presentation slide
    access and use the Draw tools
    insert and customize a WordArt title and convert existing text into a WordArt title
    customize the text effects applied to a WordArt title

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Adding color to your presentation in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 32s
    Color can help a particular section, word or object stand out in your presentation. You can apply color to just about any item in your PowerPoint presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Creating a customized color palette in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 9s
    If you have a specific color in mind or if you would like to create a unique color, you can use the custom color option in PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the text direction tools in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 51s
    The text direction tool can be used to change how your text appears on your slide. See how to set the direction and choose from horizontal, rotated, and stacked. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using presentation themes in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m
    In PowerPoint, you can change the overall appearance of your presentation by using themes. These themes come complete with a variety of different predefined elements, such as text font and size and background images or… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a theme in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 30s
    In PowerPoint, you can create your own themes. Once your theme has been created, you can quickly apply it to any new or existing presentation that you have open. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Changing your slide background in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 37s
    In PowerPoint, you can customize your slide background with an image or texture to create a more original looking presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a custom slide background in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 25s
    In PowerPoint, you can customize your slide background with an image or texture to create a more original looking presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using the Designer tool in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 22s
    You can add style and save time by using the Designer tool in PowerPoint. This tool, which will automatically redesign your slide's appearance and layout using items that you have already added. See how to browse and… FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using the Draw tools in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 54s
    You can find the Draw tab in the PowerPoint interface. See how to find and use the Draw options available for annotating or drawing within your presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Creating a WordArt title in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 17s
    A presentation's title is generally the first thing that anyone sees and is very important. It is therefore useful to know how to make it stand out. PowerPoint features a tool called WordArt which can be used to… FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Applying text effects to WordArt titles in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 58s
    After you have inserted a WordArt tile, you can change the title appearance. See how to modify the style, color and even add additional effects to your WordArt title in PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS

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