PowerPoint Formatting:
Exercise PowerPoint 2-3

Title: Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101

Did you want: Working with Presentations: PowerPoint 2007,2010,2013,2016 or español

You need to use what you just learned, and maybe learn a little more. Complete all parts of the following exercises. Don't forget to backup your Class disk when you have completed the exercises or whenever you stop for the day and saved a document along the way.

This exercise uses a presentation that you created in Project 1.
Full floppy disk How to handle a full Class disk

Where you are:
JegsWorks > Lessons > Presentations

Before you start...

Project 1: PowerPoint BasicsTo subtopics

Project 2: PowerPoint Formatting
    Design Issues
    TemplatesTo subtopics
    Transitions & AnimationsTo subtopics
    Exercises Arrow to Subtopics
    Icon: Exercise Ex. 2-1:Wizard
    Icon: Exercise Ex. 2-2:Format & Animate
    Icon: Exercise Ex. 2-3:Color Scheme 
    Icon: Exercise Ex. 2-4:On Your Own

Project 3: Advanced PowerPointTo subtopics


Exercise PowerPoint 2-3: Color Scheme

What you will do:

Format an existing presentation -
    apply a design template
    apply an animation scheme
    modify the masters
    correct text table after font change
    select a color scheme & modify it

Start with:  worldtraveloffer.ppt from Project 1

  1. Open the presentation worldtraveloffer.ppt from your Class disk. This is the first presentation you did in Project 1, starting with blank slides.
  2. Template: World.potDesign Template: Apply the design template World.pot, which has a map of the world as its background.
    Icon: TroubleCan't findWorld.pot:
    • Choose another template. Make sure that it works well with the "Actual" placeholders on the non-title slides.
    • Download PowerPoint Templates Pack 2 - Q - Z - 1554 KB, which contains World.pot
  3. Masters: Change the text font to Tahoma.
    This changes the alignments in the text table on slide #3.
  4. Table:
    1. Correct the alignments so that the column labels are over the values and the whole table fits across the slide without wrapping the lines. (Delete spaces or tabs and insert new ones to align the columns.)
    2. Change the font color of the column labels and the totals line to the Title Text Scheme Color in the color palette. (Use the toolbar button.)
  5. Corrections: On the last slide, change "people" to "People" and center all the text lines
  6. Animation Scheme: Apply the scheme Elegant to all slides, to advance On Click.
  7. Color Scheme - Light blue backgroundColor Scheme:
    1. Change the color scheme to the light blue version.
    2. Edit - change the background color and the fill color to shades of orange.
  8. Use the Pre-Print Checklist and make changes if necessary.
  9. Exercise 2-3 print-outIn Print Preview, select:
     Handout layout with 4 slides per page
        Print in gray scale.
        Header that includes your name, the date, and  PowerPoint Exercise 2-3  at the left.
  10. Icon: Printer Print the handout.
  11. Icon: Class diskSave with the name   worldtraveloffer-ex3.ppt  to your Class disk instead of the default name.
    Full floppy disk How to handle a full Class disk