How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Follow these steps: In PowerPoint 2007 or PowerPoint 2010, click the Design tab. I have more detailed information on shadows in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 here and here.

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Shortcut to complex shapes with SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010

PowerPoint Tips

SmartArt is available in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. For example, the Gears graphic limits you to 3 gears, but by ungrouping, duplicating, and choosing Format tab> Rotate> Flip Horizontal or Flip Vertical, you can get the result you want.

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PowerPoint Tip: Animation Using Reveals

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

To get around this, create a duplicate hidden slide that does not use this technique and print this hidden slide instead of the slide you use for presenting Recently I needed to animate parts of a graph. I tried the animation tools in PowerPoint, but they would not allow me to reveal the parts of the graph the way I wanted to. If this happens to you when wanting to reveal parts of a graph or a graphic, here is an option to consider. The technique involves thinking in a different way.

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Team Presentations

Executive Speech Coach

Then decide how each person supports that message in their portion of the presentation without duplicating. Team Presentations Are you delivering a team presentation soon? You and two or three of your colleagues stand up and present the company message. First be clear on the overall message. Each presenter must have a clear yet distinct piece of the puzzle that supports the overall message.

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Create your own graphics with bursts and stars

PowerPoint Tips

Note: I explain how to use the shadow settings in PowerPoint 2007 and later in this video tutorial: Add drama with PowerPoint’s shadows. Click the text box’s border and press Ctrl + D to duplicate it as many times as you need to for your text.

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Create clear, iconic illustrations in PowerPoint with (gasp!) clip art

PowerPoint Tips

To indicate growth, we’ll duplicate it, enlarge the duplicate, and add animation to fade the small tree into the large tree. ” Select the tree and press Ctrl + D to duplicate it. In PowerPoint 2007, click the Animations tab and then Custom Animation button.

2012 176

Easily sync lyrics with a music video in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

If you prefer to have a “staging screen” that segues into the video, duplicate the first slide, and insert the video on the second slide. In PowerPoint 2007, click the Custom Animation button. This is a guest blog post from Larry First.

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Create your own graphics and icons for PowerPoint: Part I–Using clip art

PowerPoint Tips

That’s the quick keyboard shortcut in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. In PowerPoint 2007 & 2010, press Ctrl + G. Duplicate and move objects. Then I moved the duplicate up and to the right to extend the stairs, matching the spacing so the 2 stairs seemed like 1.

2011 177

Create a product catalog with custom layouts

PowerPoint Tips

Create a custom layout in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Choose Duplicate Layout. Right-click the duplicate and choose Rename Layout. Sales reps can use PowerPoint to create a product catalog that they bring to potential customers.

The wonderful Selection pane lets you easily hide objects, select them and even rename them

PowerPoint Tips

The selection pane was introduced in PowerPoint 2007. In this situation, I might have a duplicate title with white text; I could hide the white text and show the black text when I project the presentation and use the animation.

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Do you present with printed slides? What if your slides were the size of your paper?

PowerPoint Tips

How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010. Start with the Two Content placeholder, duplicate it, and then make adjustments. I’ve often been surprised at how many people create PowerPoint slides to print.

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Getting a shiny Web 2.0 look in PowerPoint-Part I: Reflections

PowerPoint Tips

Reflections are easy in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. Press Ctrl + D to duplicate the rectangle and drag it to the right of the first one. Maybe Web 2.0 is already an old look, but you still see a lot of it. Of course, Web 2.0

PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

PowerPoint Tips

Minimize ribbon (2007 & 2010). Press and hold Shift while drawing (assuming you have the service pack for 2007 where Microsoft fixed the bug). Duplicate a slide. Press Ctrl+D to duplicate. I follow several LinkedIn groups related to PowerPoint and presenting (and started one of my own, Great Communicators! Effective Presenting & PowerPoint). Sometimes, you can find gems of useful information.

2011 162

Create a swinging bell or pendulum in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Select the object and press Ctrl+D to duplicate it. In 2007, press Ctrl+G. You can download the PowerPoint file in 2007 (.pptx) Have you ever received a greeting card created in PowerPoint? Maybe I receive more of these than most people, but I get them several times a year.

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How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint Tips

This is an update of a similar post on creating posters in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010.). Now, you’ll duplicate the vertical dashed line and the text box. Do you create posters for personal or business use?

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Rands In Repose: Keynote Kung-fu

Let’s try it: First, duplicate the object you want to de-emphasize. Set the opacity on the duplicate to whatever you want it to eventually be. Now, move the duplicate object directly on top of the original.