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PowerPoint Basics

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Presentation Program
Graphics application program used for creating presentations, speeches, slides, etc. Use enhanced multimedia capabilities to deliver presentations with more impact.
Layout
refers to the way things are arranged on a slide. A layout contains placeholders, which in turn hold text such as titles and bulleted lists and slide content such as tables, charts, pictures, shapes, and clip art.
Transitions
display effects that move from one slide to the next
Animation
used to add a special visual or sound effect to text or an object
Backgrounds
used in presentations to create a more interesting eye-pleasing look. Backgrounds may include gradients, patterns, pictures, solid colors, or textures. Gradients, patterns, pictures, and textures could be tiled, or repeated, to fill the page.
Templates
pre-designed to be applied to a presentation to give it a fully designed, professional look
Slides
the units of a presentation on which you can insert text, clip art, tables, and charts
Fill effects
fill in the background of AutoShape, text box, or WordArt you want to change. Like Backgrounds, these can include gradients, patterns, pictures, solid colors, or textures
Text Box
container that you can fill with text and graphics
wizard
A software help agent that walks the user through a complex process.
audience
the person or persons to whom the writing/presentation of material is addressed or geared toward
Clip
a single media file including art, sound, animation, and movies
Document Theme
provides consistency indesign and color throughout the entire presentation, by setting the color scheme font font size and layout
Title Slide
the first slide of your presentation should include title, presenter name, and other needed information
sizing handles
a square, circle, or set of three dots that appears on a selection rectangle around an object and that you can drag to resize the object