Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Inserting and Formatting Pictures in a Presentation
To Save a Presentation
You have performed many tasks while creating this slide and do not want to risk
losing work completed thus far. Accordingly, you should save the document.
The following steps assume you already have created folders for storing your i les,
for example, a CIS 101 folder (for your class) that contains a PowerPoint folder (for
your assignments). Thus, these steps save the document in the PowerPoint folder in the
CIS 101 folder on a USB l ash drive using the i le name, Yoga. For a detailed example
of the procedure summarized below, refer to pages OFF 27 through OFF 29 in the
Ofi ce 2010 and Windows 7 chapter at the beginning of this topic.
With a USB l ash drive connected to one of the computer’s USB ports, click the Save button
on the Quick Access Toolbar to display the Save As dialog box.
Type Yoga in the File name text box to change the i le name. Do not press the
ENTER key after typing the i le name because you do not want to close the dialog box at
this time.
Navigate to the desired save location (in this case, the PowerPoint folder in the CIS 101
folder [or your class folder] on the USB l ash drive).
Click the Save button (Save As dialog box) to save the document in the selected folder on
the selected drive with the entered i le name.
Inserting and Formatting Pictures
in a Presentation
With the text entered and background formatted in the presentation, the next step is to
insert digital pictures into the placeholders on Slides 2 and 3 and then format the pictures.
These graphical images draw the viewers’ eyes to the slides and help them retain the
information presented.
In the following pages, you will perform these tasks:
1. Insert the i rst digital picture into Slide 3.
2. Insert the second digital picture into Slide 2.
3. Change the look of the i rst picture.
4. Change the look of the second picture.
5. Resize the second picture.
6. Insert a digital picture into the Slide 1 background.
7. Format slide backgrounds.
Inserting Watermarks
Checks, currency, business
cards, and legal documents
use watermarks to verify
their authenticity. These
semi-transparent images
are visible when you hold
this paper up to a light.
You, likewise, can insert a
clip art image or a picture
as a watermark behind
all or part of your slide
to identify your unique
PowerPoint presentation.
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