Formatting Presentations in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows

PowerPoint 2010 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Make your PowerPoint presentation more visually appealing. Discover how to modify text, create titles, work with color, insert bullets and lists, alter slide backgrounds, and use themes.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Changing your text's size & font
    Adding color to your presentation
    Creating a customized color palette
    Aligning your text
    Adjusting your text orientation
    Organizing your text into columns
    Modifying your paragraph indentation
    Modifying your line & paragraph spacing
  • Creating a title
    Inserting bullet points
    Inserting a numbered list
    Creating a hybrid list
    Using presentation themes
    Changing your slide background
    Creating a custom slide background
    Creating a theme

IN THIS COURSE

  • 6m 9s
    You can adjust the appearance of any text that you have inserted into your presentation by using the font and text size tools. PowerPoint 2010 offers a wide variety of font styles, sizes and effects - such as bold, italic and underline - that you can use to change the appearance of your text. FREE ACCESS
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    Color can help a particular section, word or block of text stand out in your presentation. PowerPoint 2010 includes a variety of different theme and standard colors that can be applied to your presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a customized color palette in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 30s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can personalize the color options available for your presentations. You'll see how to create your own customized color palette to apply in your presentations. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Aligning your text in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 52s
    Once you have inserted some text into your PowerPoint 2010 presentation, you can begin to adjust its position on the slide. As well as the standard horizontal alignment options - including left align, right align, centered and justified - you can also change the vertical alignment of the different objects in your presentation and even adjust the margin settings of the shape you are editing. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adjusting your text orientation in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 14s
    Once you have inserted some text into your presentation, you can begin to rotate or reorientate it. PowerPoint 2010 features a number of different tools that you can use to adjust the form that your text takes. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Organizing your text into columns in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 11s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can organize your text into columns. This can be particularly useful if your slide contains a lot of text, or if you are creating a magazine or newspaper-like document. You can choose the number of columns used and even adjust the spacing between the columns. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Modifying your paragraph indentation in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 57s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can customize your paragraph layout using indentation. This can help you to give your text elements structure and ensure that what you have written is clear and easy to read. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Modifying your line & paragraph spacing in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    3m 31s
    You can adjust the line and paragraph spacing in PowerPoint 2010 to make your text easier to read. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a title in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 50s
    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 2010 features a tool called WordArt which can be used to create attractive and interesting-looking titles. Once your title has been inserted, you can add a number of different predefined effects, such as shadows, glows and even 3D rotations. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Inserting bullet points in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 28s
    If you want to begin structuring and organizing a list of data entries, you can use PowerPoint 2010's bullet point tools. You can adjust the bullet point style and appearance, and even create subcategories. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Inserting a numbered list in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 39s
    You can create a list of numbered items with the numbered list tool to clearly present your information in your presentation slides. You'll see how to apply this tool for a numbered list and how to better adapt the numbered list formatting to the style of your slide. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Creating a hybrid list in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    3m 48s
    Bullet and number lists can be customized or even mixed together to create hybrid number and bullet lists. You will see how to edit your lists to create a hybrid list, adjust the list formatting and add images as bullets. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using presentation themes in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    6m 6s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can change the overall appearance of your presentation by using themes. These themes come complete with a variety of different elements that you can use to customize your theme like font and color sets. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Changing your slide background in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    5m 8s
    A slide background is automatically applied when you apply a theme. However, you can change your slide background at any time by using a variety of different tools and styles. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Creating a custom slide background in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    4m 36s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can customize your slide background with an image or texture to create a more original looking presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Creating a theme in PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
    3m 25s
    In PowerPoint 2010, you can create your own themes. These can be very useful if you want all your presentations to look the same or have the same general appearance. Once your theme has been created, you can very quickly apply to any new or existing presentation that you have open. FREE ACCESS

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