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Extend Your Knowledge
Extend Your Knowledge
Extend the skills you learned in this chapter and experiment with new skills. You may need to
use Help to complete the assignment.
Changing Slide Backgrounds and Picture Contrast, and Inserting Shapes and WordArt
Note: To complete this assignment, you will be required to use the Data Files for Students. See the
inside back cover of this topic for instructions on downloading the Data Files for Students, or contact
your instructor for information about accessing the required i les.
Instructions: Start PowerPoint. Open the presentation, Extend 2-1 Smith Family Reunion, from the
Data Files for Students.
You will create backgrounds including inserting a picture to create a background, apply a
WordArt Style and Effect, and add shapes to create the presentation shown in Figure 2–75.
Perform the following tasks:
1. Change the background style to
Denim (row 1, column 3) and
change the transparency to 48%.
On Slides 2 through 5, change
the title text to bold.
2. On the title slide (Figure 2–75a),
create a background by inserting
the picture called Tree, which
is available on the Data Files
for Students. Change the
transparency to 40%.
3. Apply the WordArt style,
Gradient Fill – Blue, Accent 1, to
the title text and increase the font
size to 66 point. Also, apply the
WordArt Transform text effect,
Arch Up (row 1, column 1 in the
Follow Path area), to this text.
4. In the Slide 1 subtitle area, insert
the Wave shape in the Stars
and Banners area. Also, apply
the Shape Style, Subtle Effect –
Orange, Accent 6 to the Wave
shape. Type Highlights
From Our Last Reunion
and increase the font size to
40 point, change the text to
bold italic and change the
color to Green. Position
the shape as shown in
Figure 2– 75a.
picture inserted
as background
WordArt style
shape inserted and
style applied
(a) Slide 1
Denim background
style applied and
changed for Slides
2 through 6
picture styles
picture border
color changed
shape inserted and
style applied
(b) Slide 2
Figure 2 – 75
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