Let’s imagine a very common situation. You are working very hard on your PowerPoint presentation. Your creativity is flowing and you do your best putting together epic PowerPoint points. During the day we have lots of other tasks and therefore we work with different files simultaneously. There are plenty of files on the desktop which may look a bit messy. Suddenly your brain may cramp up due to any reason and you close unsaved PowerPoint presentation. Such situation is very common and may happen to anyone.
People who are making a PowerPoint presentation should know the basic principles of design. In the following article we are going to overlook the main principle of the contrast. This information can be very helpful and will save you from ruining the overall effectiveness of your PowerPoint slides. As most resources about PowerPoint consider contrast issues unnecessary to be mentioned, we are going to review this topic and pay attention to some vital points.
Sometimes you may happen to be in suck kind of very common situation when you would like to have your images cropped in order to look better and more suitable within your PowerPoint presentation. Every time when you edit them and apply various additional effects in the Pictures tool you are also able to crop them cutting off the unnecessary parts. In general, to crop a picture means to remove or disguise some particular parts by moving the borders of the picture vertically and horizontally. Diagonal cropping is not allowed. However, the Microsoft PowerPoint program has been updated, and its latest version allows its users to crop pictures not only vertically and horizontally, but also to a particular geometric shape.
Every time when you insert pictures, vector shapes and other graphical objects into your PowerPoint presentation you always try to do your best in order to make it much more informative and interesting for your future audience. Pictures and shapes, in their turn, can be exposed to various artistic effects. These numerous and stunning effects will help in the creating process of the unique style of your PowerPoint slides. In the Microsoft PowerPoint program, especially in the latest edition of 2010, there is a great variety of various tools for picture editing.
The fills represent a very useful option of the Microsoft PowerPoint program, which makes the working process with this program much more creative and exciting. Even in the outdated editions of PowerPoint there are wide variety of various fills for slides and shapes. Working with the program you can apply different fill styles to the PowerPoint slide backgrounds or graphical objects. If you are not satisfied with the range of fills which have been included in your PowerPoint version then it is possible to download original fills from the Internet or create your own fills.
In the Tutorial 5 we have already clearly described the most important principals of using the Shape tool and named different shapes in PowerPoint application. In this PowerPoint Tutorial we are going to draw your attention to the lines in PowerPoint. Actually there are two different types of lines - those which make up open shapes and those which make up close shapes. The latter can also be called contours, or alternatively you can call it outlines. Each shape has its own contours. So you should do the bitmaps. If you would like to create your own style of ppt presentation you can make your own inserted images much more stunning and original simply by modifying their contours. Such kind of modifications can be applied to vector and raster images, to various charts and diagrams, to text boxes and tables.
Sometimes while creating a PowerPoint presentation you need to use various geometric shapes for some particular purposes. You may use them in order to demonstrate particular or specific information in a schematic form or just to decorate your ppt slide. This wonderful tool is very useful when your main aim is to create a showy and informative PowerPoint presentation. If your personal computer supports the latest version of PowerPoint program, you are able even to download 3-D shapes. Several stunning effects can be applied to these shapes. The variety of shapes is very wide. In the Microsoft PowerPoint program there are several different groups of shapes. Here they are: Lines, Rectangles, Basic Shapes, Block Arrows, Equation Shapes, Flowchart, Stars and Banners Callouts and Action Buttons. The principals of work with different shapes are similar.