Using graphic elements in PowerPoint 365

PowerPoint Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 11 videos | 39m 37s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Along with images and text, adding shapes and other graphic elements to your slides can help you create a complete, well-rounded presentation. This course explores the fundamentals of using and formatting graphic elements in PowerPoint 365. In particular, you will learn how to insert and resize text boxes and shapes. You will see how to format these objects by modifying fill, outline, and effects, and discover tools that will help you position different elements precisely on the slide. You will also see how these different elements relate to one another by learning how to align them with other objects, group them together as one element, and rearrange the stacking order. This course aligns with the objectives of Exam MO-310: Microsoft PowerPoint (Microsoft 365 Apps). Would you like hands-on practice? Go to the Course Contents pane or the Resources section of the course and download the sample files to follow along with select videos.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in the using graphic elements in powerpoint 365 course
    Insert text boxes
    Insert shapes
    Resize graphic elements
    Format shapes
    Add text to shape and text boxes
  • Add alt text to graphic elements
    Use alignment tools
    Align graphic elements
    Group and ungroup objects
    Order graphic elements

IN THIS COURSE

  • 56s
    This video outlines the key content covered in the Using graphic elements in PowerPoint 365 course, including formatting graphic elements, using alignment tools, and ordering graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 35s
    In PowerPoint, you can insert an expandable or custom-size text box to add text anywhere on your slide. Text boxes can be resized, and the text inside can be easily formatted. Find out how to use this essential graphic element in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Insert graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting shapes in PowerPoint 365
    3m 20s
    Shapes can be used to add visual style to your presentation, or even to create your own flowcharts, diagrams, and animations. PowerPoint contains an extensive gallery of shapes for you to use. You will see how to insert a default shape, customize its size and dimensions, and change shapes in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Insert graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Resizing graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    4m 22s
    In PowerPoint, you can customize shapes for greater versatility. PowerPoint allows you to specify the size and dimensions of shapes and text boxes. You can even adjust the angles, vertices, and rotation of shapes. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objectives: Resize graphic elements; and Format graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Formatting graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    4m 14s
    PowerPoint's Shape Format tab contains tools that allow you to modify a shape's appearance. In this video, you will learn how to choose from different built-in styles and modify fill, outline, and effect. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objectives: Format graphic elements; and Apply built-in styles to graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adding text to graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    3m 49s
    In PowerPoint, you can add text to shapes and text boxes. You can adjust these graphic elements to better fit your text and apply font and paragraph formatting inside text boxes and shapes. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Add text to graphic elements. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adding alt text to graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    3m 8s
    Alternative text, or alt text, is a short description of pictures and graphic elements. This text will make your slides more accessible for people using screen readers due to visual impairment. Discover how to improve your presentation's accessibility with alt text. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Add alt text to graphic elements for accessibility. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using alignment tools in PowerPoint 365
    4m 5s
    Rulers, grid lines, and guides are PowerPoint interface elements that can help you arrange and align graphic elements with precision. See how to activate and use these powerful alignment tools in PowerPoint. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Display alignment tools. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Aligning graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    4m 8s
    PowerPoint makes it possible to precisely align objects on your slide to create a sense of order and balance. Find out how to align shapes to specific areas of a slide, position objects in relation to one another, and evenly distribute graphic elements. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Align slide content. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Grouping graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    4m 9s
    Grouping objects together in PowerPoint allows you to move and format them at the same time. Once you have formatted your objects, you can ungroup them to edit them individually. See how to group, ungroup, and regroup graphic elements in this video. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Group slide content. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Ordering graphic elements in PowerPoint 365
    3m 54s
    In PowerPoint, all objects on a slide are stacked on their own level, behind or in front of other elements. By changing the stacking order of your objects, you can control the way these different items overlap. In this video, you will see how to order graphic elements using the Selection Pane, the Office Ribbon, and the right-click context menu. This video aligns with MO-310 Microsoft PowerPoint Exam Objective: Order slide content. FREE ACCESS

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