Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Creating a Photo Album with PowerPoint
4. Under Album Layout, in the Picture Layout list, select the number of pictures you
want on each slide.
From the Frame Shape list, select the type of frame you want around each picture.
(This option isn’t available if you choose Fit To Slide as the picture layout.)
If you want to apply an Office theme, click Browse, select a theme file, and then click
5. Now return to the Pictures In Album list. The numbers identify the slide for each
picture or text box. Use the arrow buttons to set the order of pictures and text boxes
as you want it.
6. In the Pictures In Album list, select each picture, and then use the tools under the
preview image to make corrections to the picture as needed. (More advanced tools
are available in Normal view, which appears after the photo album is created. For
details, see “Making Your Pictures Look Great” on page 163.)
7. If you want to show the name of each picture file below the picture, select Captions
Below All Pictures.
8. Click Create. Your photo album opens in a new PowerPoint window.
Figure 20-17 shows a slide from a photo album. There’s nothing special about a
presentation created with the Photo Album feature. You can work with the resulting images and
text boxes in much the same way you would if you had inserted each individually, you can
apply themes, and you can make other changes to your presentation. However, you might
find it easier to revisit the Photo Album dialog box to reorder items, adjust the layout, or
add more text boxes. To do this, on the Insert tab, click the arrow next to Photo Album, and
then click Edit Photo Album.
Figure 20-17 This photo album uses a four-picture layout: two text boxes in between two