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Normal View
slides one at a time; best for working with the content of the slides
region of a slide reserved for inserting text or graphics
text placeholder
designed to contain text
predetermined way of organizing the objects on a slide
bulleted list
list of "paragraphs" with a special symbol to the left of each paragraph
design of a set of characters
a font's unit of measurement
changing the line spacing and the font size of the text if you add more text than will fit in the placeholder
picture, shape, design, graph, chart, or diagram
you can add, delete or modify the text inside it
temporary storage area on which text or other objects are stored when you copy/cut them
moving an item higher in the outline
moving an item lower in the outline
Slide Sorter View
displays all slides as thumbnails
Slide Show View
the slide fills the entire screen
Reading View
the slide almost fills the entire screen but, also has a title bar and a status bar
a PowerPoint file that contains a theme, sample text, and graphics on the slides or slide background to guide you as you develop your content
progressive disclosure
animation process in which bulleted items appear one at a time
the appearance of text and objects already visible on the slide changes or text or objects move (animation effect)
text and objects animate as they appear on the slide (animation effect)
text and objects leave the screen before the slide show advances to the next slide (animation effect)
Motion Paths
text and objects follow a path on a slide (animation effect)
text that appears on every slide but, depending on the theme applied, not always at the bottom of the slide
speaker notes
these help the speaker remember what to say when a particular slide appears during presentation
Notes Page View
speaker notes are on the bottom half and the slide is on the top half
contextual spell-check
a word is spelled correctly but used incorrectly
miniature image of a slide
color saturation
intensity of the colors
color tone
the degrees of lightness and darkness
grid or "map" of square colored dots that form a picture; much larger than vector image file sizes
the colored dots; stands for picture elements
vector graphic
drawings composed of straight and curved lines; can be created in programs such as Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW
contain both bitmaps and vectors
clip art
includes electronic illustrations, photographs, and other graphics stored in collections so that you can easily locate and insert them into documents and presentations
animated GIF file
series of bit-mapped images that are displayed one after another so that it looks like the image is moving
words or phrases used to describe the clip art
smart guides
faint blue, dashed lines that appear as you drag an object near a drawn shape to show you when edges or the center of the objects are aligned
visually depicts information or ideas and shows how they are connected
text that appears at the top of every page in a document
broadcast (verb)
send the presentation to a special Microsoft server that is made available for other Internet browsers or anyone with the URL to watch it
aspect ratio
ratio of the object's height and width as you re-size it
shows information in a grid
Slide Master view
shows slides that contain theme elements and styles, as well as everything else that appear on the slides in the presentation; does not provide a header placeholder
SmartArt diagram
large diagram composed of smaller objects, whose attributes and properties can be modified
poster/preview frame
frame that appears when the video is playing
information arranged in horizontal rows and vertical columns
area where a row and column intersect in which you add data and labels
visual depiction of data in a spreadsheet
grid of cells that contain numbers and text
active cell
cell which you are currently entering data
gradient fill
type of shading in which one color blends into another or varies from one shade to another
Office theme file
.thmx; can use this to apply a custom theme to an existing PowerPoint presentation
File Tab
click here in order to print a presentation or preview a document (other purposes, too)
process diagram
shows a sequence of steps in an activity
Shift key
hold down this key to draw an equilateral shape
most commonly used file format for short sound clips