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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Politicians and PowerPoint

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And in a graph on how malpractice premiums have increased, the swooping lines don't look so dramatic when you realize that the vertical scale has been altered to range from 90 to 150. Well, this seems to be the year that PowerPoint has really made a big splash in American politics. It seems that using PowerPoint slides has started to become more popular with presidential candidates. They are even starting to post them on web sites for all to see. So how are they doing with their slides?

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The Power of Visuals at the Ski Chalet

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I would show the kids my hand vertically as the front of the boot. I went skiing with my son’s class this week and helped get the students their ski boots in the rental area. When fitting boots, the easy way to tell if the boot is too small is to check whether their toes are flat or scrunched. That’s easy with regular boost where you can push down on the top of the boot and feel their toes. But with a hard ski boot, you have to ask them.

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When is changing a graph axis OK?

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One of the things I find deceiving when looking at graphs on slides is when the vertical axis on a column chart has no values. In many cases, this means that the scale does not start at zero and it means the presenter is trying to fool their audience into thinking that the graph tells a story that is better than reality. Check out most of the graphs you see in corporate quarterly analyst briefings and you'll see what I mean.

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How to top or bottom align slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

I’m talking about vertical alignment, not the more common horizontal alignment, which left-aligns, centers, or right-aligns text. Vertical alignment is not considered as often, but it can be quite important. How to change slide title vertical alignment for an entire presentation.

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Create a numbered list with shapes

PowerPoint Tips

Use the alignment guides to center the circle vertically and horizontally on the rectangle, like this. This feature is not available in PowerPoint 2007.). Insert another smaller circle and center it vertically and horizontally over the larger circle.

Easily sync lyrics with a music video in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, animated objects cannot appear in front of the video (within the video boundaries), so do not use the Play Full Screen setting. In PowerPoint 2007, click the Custom Animation button. This is a guest blog post from Larry First.

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

PowerPoint Tips

You press the Shift key to keep the image from being distorted horizontally or vertically. Move the enlarged copy so that its bottom is even with the bottom of the smaller version and so that it is vertically centered over it, like this.

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Create a video from photos in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

This feature exists in 2003, 2007 and 2010. Note that vertical photos, like the one you see below, also won’t cover the entire slide. Do you have some business photos that you would like to highlight in a presentation or post on your company’s website as a video?

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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.). Using the horizontal and vertical rulers as a guide, drag from the upper-left corner to the lower-right corner, and release the mouse button. Do you create posters for personal or business use?

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PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

PowerPoint Tips

Minimize ribbon (2007 & 2010). Constrain movements to horizontal or vertical. Draw a line exactly horizontal or vertical. Press and hold Shift while drawing (assuming you have the service pack for 2007 where Microsoft fixed the bug). Copy a shape horizontal or vertical to an existing one. Change text vertical position. I follow several LinkedIn groups related to PowerPoint and presenting (and started one of my own, Great Communicators!

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Slides that pop! Using the 3rd dimension on a slide–Part II: 3D rotation

PowerPoint Tips

To create a shape with depth and rotate it, follow these steps in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010: Insert a shape. These is a vertical rotation, because the Y axis is the vertical axis. In this post, I explain in detail how to use 3D rotation.

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Create a swinging bell or pendulum in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

In the Arrrange group, choose Rotate> Flip Horizontal, then choose Flip Vertical. If your image is already vertical or horizontal and not rotated like mine, you only need to do one of these operations. In 2007, press Ctrl+G. You can download the PowerPoint file in 2007 (.pptx)

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Create a better PowerPoint template

PowerPoint Tips

In 2007, it’s the default blank theme. Note: In PowerPoint 2007, to change the slide master for all layouts, click the larger layout at the top and format that. In PowerPoint 2007, right-click in the title placeholder, and click the Mini toolbar’s Align Text Left button.) Instead, give them a vertical justification of bottom and that bottom left corner will stay steady. In 2007, right-click the placeholder and choose Format Shape.

How to get a Photoshopped look by fading in an image

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, click the Line Color category and choose No Line. PowerPoint 2007. In the Shading Styles section, choose Vertical. Adobe® Photoshop® can create great effects, but you might not have or know the program.

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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. I’ve often been surprised at how many people create PowerPoint slides to print.

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Create a video zoom effect from photos in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

You can get technical and use the Position boxes (click the dialog box launcher arrow at the lower-right corner of the Size group) or eyeball it looking at the horizontal and vertical rulers. (If In 2007, click Custom Animation, then choose Emphasis, Grow/Shrink.

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Create an electronic PowerPoint handout with a PDF driver

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003 and 2007, in the Print dialog box, look for the Print What drop-down list. You can use the vertical scrollbar on the right to view the Notes Pages for all the slides. Handouts are important!

PowerPoint Tip: Adding crosshatching fills to graphs in PowerPoint 2007/10

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When I was presenting a course for accountants in July, a number of the participants mentioned that starting in PowerPoint 2007, they had lost the ability to fill graph segments with crosshatch patterns. Today I want to show you a way to restore this functionality to PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. There are usually patterns such as diagonal lines (in both directions and a combination), vertical and horizontal lines, and dots.

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Slideware Shoot-Out: Keynote ‘09, PowerPoint 2008, & OpenOffice 3 Impress

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Windows users who have migrated to Office 2007 can tell you that as well. I was completely unable to add any more than two guides (one horizontal, one vertical). It was with great joy that last month, I uninstalled Office 2004.

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How to Start Speaking at Events |

I often hear from various verticals with an association meeting who want to better understand something I brought up in a blog post, or they’ll ask me to further customize something to a specific industry.

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

For starters, please explain how I position an element in the center of the canvas, vertically and horizontally. Also, I’ve been wanting to get a remote since my first presentation in 2007. Otherwise, you can go to the “format shape&# screen and use a CSS-style approach to positioning: set the horizontal and vertical position to negative half the height and width.

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How To Introduce Yourself To A Market, Create Credibility & Flourish

);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: How To Introduce Yourself To A Market, Create Credibility & Flourish, April 2007 By Vickie K. They not only go vertical in their established markets, but also do end runs against their competition in new arenas.

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