Gaskins says that he thought of "PowerPoint", based on the product's goal of "empowering" individual presenters, and sent that name to the lawyers for clearance, while all the documentation was hastily revised. I said, "Bill, I think we really ought to do this;" and Bill said, "No, no, no, no, no, that's just a feature of Microsoft Word, just put it into Word. And I kept saying, "Bill, no, it's not just a feature of Microsoft Word, it's a whole genre of how people do these presentations. When PowerPoint was released by Forethought, its initial press was favorable; the Wall Street Journal reported on early reactions:
Under Pictures in album, select the picture, and then click Remove. A PowerPoint photo album is a presentation that you can create to display your personal or business photographs. You can add effects that include attention-grabbing slide transitions, colorful backgrounds and themes, specific layouts, and more.
After the pictures are in your album, you can add captions, adjust the order and layout, add frames around the pictures, and even apply a theme to further customize the look of your album. To share your photo album with others, you can send it as an attachment to an e-mail message, publish it to the Web, or print it.
Title slide with theme Empty text box used for spacing Frame shape Caption Add a picture from a file or disk On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click the arrow under Photo Album, and then click New Photo Album.
In the Insert New Pictures dialog box, locate the folder that contains the picture that you want to insert, and then click Insert. If you want to preview a picture file in your photo album, under Pictures in album, click the file name of the picture that you want to preview, and then view it in the Preview window.
If you want to change the order in which the pictures are displayed, under Pictures in album, click the file name of the picture that you want to move, and then use the arrow buttons to move it up or down in the list.
In the Photo Album dialog box, click Create. To change the appearance of the pictures in your photo album including specifying a layout, adding a frame to your pictures, selecting a theme, and inserting a text boxsee Change the appearance of a picture. When you add captions, you type text that describes each picture in your photo album.
Open the photo album presentation. If the Captions below ALL pictures check box is grayed out or unavailable, you must first specify a layout for the pictures in the photo album.
To specify a layout for your pictures, under Album Layout, in the Picture layout list, select the layout that you want. By default, PowerPoint uses the picture file name as a placeholder for the caption text.
In Normal view, click the caption text placeholder, and then type a caption that describes the picture. Change the appearance of a picture Open the photo album presentation containing the picture that you want to change.
In the Edit Photo Album dialog box, do one or more of the following: To display all the pictures in your photo album in black and white, under Picture Options, select the ALL pictures black and white check box. To select a layout for your pictures, under Album Layout, in the Picture layout list, select the layout that you want.
To frame your pictures, under Album Layout, in the Frame shape list, select a frame shape that looks good with all of the pictures in your photo album. To select a theme for your photo album, under Album Layout, next to Theme, click Browse, and then in the Choose Theme dialog box, locate the theme that you want to use.
To add a text box which provides spacing in your photo albumunder Pictures in album, click the picture that you want a text box to supplement, and then click New Text Box. To rotate, increase or decrease the brightness, or increase or decrease the contrast of a picture, in the Pictures in album list, click the picture that you want to rotate, and then do the following: To rotate a picture clockwise, click.
To rotate a picture counter-clockwise, click To increase the contrast, click. To decrease the contrast, click. To increase the brightness, click.
To decrease the brightness, click.Many designers use MS PowerPoint to conceptualize wireframes and get buy-in on project direction.
Maureen Kelly shows us how to bring those same artifacts to life as an interactive prototype that allows you to validate the design at many levels. Creating Custom Images in PowerPoint PowerPoint has several advanced features that allow you do work with shapes and clip art.
By default, these features are NOT included on the Ribbon. A PowerPoint photo album is a presentation that you can create to display your personal or business photographs.
If you want to create your photo album from a pre-made template, you can search for one in the search box labeled Search for online templates and themes and choose whichever one you like.
Tips to Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Great. by Marilyn Snyder, MS, President of Interactive Concepts Put a Shadow on the Graphic Objects in Your PowerPoint Show.
This example turns off the entry effect and automatic advance timing slide show transition effects for slides one through four at the end of the slide show. It also sets the slides to advance manually. Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool.
Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple.