Formatting Presentations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Presentations with visual impact are the key to a great talk. Explore the many ways you can polish your PowerPoint 2016 presentation, from working with color and WordArt to paragraphs, lists, themes, and backgrounds.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 56s
    One of the best ways of adjusting the appearance of any text that you have inserted into your presentation is to use the font and text size tools. PowerPoint 2016 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 object stand out in your presentation. You can apply color to just about any item in your PowerPoint 2016 presentation. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a customized color palette in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 57s
    In PowerPoint 2016, you can personalize the color options available for your presentations. See how to create your own customized color palette to apply to text and shapes in your presentations. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating a WordArt title in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 47s
    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 2016 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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    5.  Aligning your text in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 51s
    Once you have inserted some text into your PowerPoint 2016 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. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Rotating your text in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 57s
    Once you have inserted some text into your presentation, you can start adjusting the text's position on your slide using the rotate tool. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Organizing your text into columns in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 7s
    In PowerPoint 2016, you can organize your text into columns. This can be particularly useful to maximize your use of the space on your slides. You can choose a number of columns used and even adjust the spacing between your columns. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting bullet points in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 11s
    If you want to begin structuring and organizing a list of data entries, you can use PowerPoint 2016's bullet point tools. You can create both bullet point and numbered lists, adjust their appearance, and even create sublists. It is also possible to create hybrid lists using both bullet points and numbers. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Inserting a numbered list in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 35s
    Create a list of numbered items with the numbered list tool to clearly present your information in your presentation slides. See how to apply this tool for a numbered list or numbered sublist, as well as how to better adapt the numbered list formatting to the style of your slide. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Creating a hybrid list in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 41s
    Bullet and number lists can be customized or even mixed together to create hybrid number and bullet lists. See how to edit your lists to create a hybrid list, adjust the list formatting and add emoticons or images to a list of text. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Modifying your paragraph indentation in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 8s
    In PowerPoint 2016, 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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    12.  Modifying your line & paragraph spacing in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 8s
    Adjust the line and paragraph spacing in PowerPoint 2016 to make your text easier to read. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using presentation themes in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    2m 13s
    In PowerPoint 2016, 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 colors. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Changing your slide background in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 50s
    A slide background is automatically applied when you apply a theme. However, you can change your slide background at any time. You can even create your own background using an image from you hard drive or any other location. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Creating a custom slide background in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    3m 27s
    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 2016 for Windows
    3m 16s
    In PowerPoint 2016, 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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    17.  Using the Designer tool in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
    4m 25s
    You can add style and save time by using the Designer tool in PowerPoint 2016. This tool, which will automatically redesign your slide's appearance and layout using items that you have already added, is only available to Office 365 users with a qualifying installation. See how to browse and apply design ideas to you slides to quickly add a new style to your presentation. FREE ACCESS

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