PowerPoint Tutorials on Office Mobile, Slide Masters, Outline Pane Options and PowerPoint News (Page 140)
Learn PowerPoint tutorials on adding logo to the Slide Master, Outline Pane options, and installing Office Mobile on iOS devices. Discover how to use dialogue to enhance your story by Claudyne Wilder followed by handmade pushpins and PowerPoint news.
In this issue, we show you how you can install Microsoft's Office Mobile on your iPhone -- or even an iPad or iPod Touch. Yes, Office Mobile does include the mobile version of PowerPoint. Reviews and reactions to this app have been severely critical to very positive -- critical because you need an Office 365 subscription to use it; positive because it's snappy and maintains the fidelity of your Office documents. We bring you the last set of our Pushpin series -- also now all Pushpin series are available as a single download! PowerPoint 2013 users will learn more about two most under-utilized yet powerful views -- Outline and Slide Sorter. And PowerPoint 2011 for Mac users can explore many ways in which they can customize their Slide Masters.
The repertoire of various views available in PowerPoint 2013 ranges from some views that you use all the time to others that you may have never bothered to explore. The latter category probably includes Reading view. Reading view is similar to Slide Show view in some ways because in both views, the slide is shown in full screen mode. However, in Reading view you also see the PowerPoint title bar and the Status Bar at the top and bottom of the interface respectively. Additionally, you can also view the Windows task bar at the bottom of the screen.
You can add a new Slide Master to your presentation -- you can also duplicate the existing Slide Master. You can then format it to change its look by applying a Background Style, add a custom background, add new Slide Layouts, etc. But why would you do all these tasks in the first place? There needs to be a compelling reason to do so.
OK, you have an iOS device and you visit the Apple App Store to download Office Mobile -- but then you run into problems. You can either not find Office Mobile at all -- or you are not allowed to install it. Why does that happen, and what can you do -- here are some guidelines to get you started.
The Notes Page is one of ten views available in PowerPoint 2013, this shows you how your printed notes will appear -- in this tutorial, we'll explore this specific view for Notes Pages and learn about the benefits of this view. The Notes page shows the speaker notes that you add within the Notes pane for each individual slide. These speaker notes are visible in three distinct places within PowerPoint, depending upon the view you choose.
Adding a pin to your picture or shape on a slide just emulates the way you "pin" something onto a board. These digital pushpin graphics work the same way so that your picture, shape, or anything else appears as if it has been "pinned"! This tenth set of pushpin graphics in 5 colors has been added to our existing collection of pushpin graphics on your slides! All pushpin graphics are contained within the presentation you will download - all you need to do is copy the pushpin you need and then paste it on the edges of pictures or shapes within your presentation slides.
Duplicating a Slide Master is different from adding a new Slide Master. And it's a time saving option because you don't have to make the same changes all over again -- let's explain this with a scenario. Imagine you have formatted your existing Slide Master by applying a Background Style, adding a logo, or even adding your own Picture placeholder layout. And now you want a new Slide Master that's almost the same as your existing one -- but you want a different Theme Colors set to be used. For such a small change, it is advisable that you duplicate your existing Slide Master and then make any more changes instead of starting all over again with a new Slide Master.
Now that Microsoft has released Office Mobile for iOS, the next question is which iOS devices are essentially supported? As such, Microsoft only claims support for the iPhone - but that does not mean that other iOS devices are not compatible with Office Mobile. On this page, we will explore which iOS devices can work with Office Mobile - do check if your device is on this list!
Most of the time, you are working on a single slide in your PowerPoint presentation -- but there are times when you want to copy, duplicate, reorder, or even delete a bunch of slides. It's in scenarios like these that you will encounter PowerPoint 2013's Slide Sorter view. Among the various views available in PowerPoint 2013 to play and edit your presentations, we have already covered both Normal view and Outline view. Although Slide Sorter view does not let you edit individual slide objects, but it does let you work with the whole slide itself -- any edits made will influence one or more slides, depending upon your selection.
Microsoft has finally released an iOS app called Office Mobile that lets you work with Microsoft Office documents such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint - the app does have many limitations and caveats but it’s a start - the biggest benefit is that your file formats remain unchanged and the file fidelity is preserved - this probably is Microsoft Office Mobile's largest USP. So how do you install this app on your iOS device?
The Slide Master is a very important part of your presentation that influences the appearance of everything you see on the slide -- from the slide background to the fonts used for text. All slides in your presentation may have different layouts -- and each of these layouts may have different placeholder arrangements. However, they all share a common look -- that look is provided by the Slide Master. Every presentation has at least one Slide Master. However, if you constantly keep adding slides from other presentations, you may have inadvertently added more Slide Masters to your presentation. So how do you know how many Slide Masters your presentation contains? And how do you add another one? In fact, why do you need another Slide Master at all?
Welcome to another issue – this time, we have conversations with Harman Singh of authorSTREAM and Motti Nisani of emaze – both discuss different directions in the world of online presentations. And Claudyne Wilder explains how to use dialogue to enhance your story. We cover picture placeholders for Mac users of PowerPoint 2011 – and Windows users can learn more about the various views in PowerPoint 2013. From this issue onwards, we will provide links to popular discussions on our LinkedIn groups – and also provide you with information about our new PowerPoint templates. Have a great week!
The Outline view in PowerPoint 2013 essentially brings up the Outline pane on the left side of PowerPoint 2013 interface -- note that this now replaces the Slides pane that shows up in Normal view. Also, any changes you want to make to your outline can be made through right-click options -- and we'll show you how you can do so.
You may have observed an omnipresent company logo on many slides in a presentation -- and that raises a question: do you really need to have a company logo on all your slides? First, it takes a fair amount of space. Secondly, the audience knows which company the speaker belongs to since that information is almost always placed on the first slide. Also speakers do introduce themselves and their companies -- so, why do all slides need that extra branding? All these questions are fair, and there are equally honest answers for them. You should certainly add a company logo to your first slide, and then place a more subtle or watermarked logo on the rest of the slides -- or even no logo at all.
More pushpins for you! A pin on a board that lets you place a paper note or a picture is something that holds attention of the viewer. Of course, a pin can also make a statement. Now do the same with content on your slides - hold your audience's attention and make a statement by using our ready-made pushpin graphics. This new set of pushpin graphics in 5 colors has been added to our existing collection of pushpin graphics on your slides! All pushpin graphics are contained within the PowerPoint slides that you will download. Just copy them and paste them on the edges of pictures in your presentation.
I have been attempting to get my clients to use examples or stories. They frequently just describe what happened in a given situation. This does not have the same power as creating a dialogue. For example, Sarah is trying to convince department managers to stop using roaming plans. To give her discussion of cell phone charges more impact, here is what she can say.
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