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Creating and Enhancing PowerPoint Presentations

Align

Use to arrange objects to line up with the other objects on the slide or place an object relative to other objects on the slide. Includes: Left, Center, Right, Top, Middle, and Bottom..

Animation

Adds motion to an object.

Blank presentation

A new presentation that does not have theme elements, text, or objects.

Effects options

The Entrance, Exit, Emphasis, and Motion Path animation features such as pinwheel, diamond, and fly effects that you can use to animate objects.

Handout master

The master view for the audience handouts; includes placeholders for the slides, a header, footer, and the date and slide number..

Hyperlink

Allows you to jump to another slide, a file, or to a Web site if you are connected to the Internet.

Layout master

In the slide master, the individual layouts that determine the location of content and text placeholders for the slides.

Live preview

The Office 2010 feature that lets you point to the various choices ina gallery or pallette and see the results before applying.

Motion paths

A way to animate an object by drawing the path on the slide. Allows you to make an object move along a specified path on the slide.

Notes master

The master view for the notes pages. Includes placeholders for the slide, notes, header, footer, date, and slide number.

Placeholder

A boxed outline on a slide that can be used to insert text or an object when clicked.

Slide master

Determines the graphics and layout for the slides in a presentation. Each theme has one.

Slide transitions

The animated way in which a slide appears and leaves the screen during a slide show.

Template

Simply a presentation that includes theme elements, text, and graphics predesigned for a presentation.

Themes

A preset collection of design elements, including fonts, colors, and other effects..

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