Is there ever enough time these days for any task? These PowerPoint 2007 time-saving tips will help you speed up production when creating your next presentations.
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Coordinate your presentation by using a design theme, a new addition to PowerPoint 2007. Design themes work in a similar way as the design templates in earlier versions of PowerPoint. A really nice feature of the design themes, is that you can immediately see the effect reflected on your slides, before making your decision.
AutoCorrect can be one of those really annoying features within all the Microsoft Office products. AutoCorrect makes a decision for you -- and sometimes it is not the decision you would like. I hate it when that happens. However, AutoCorrect can be a real time saver if you have to make repetitive text entries or type in lengthy text strings. You can tailor it to do your work for you.
Using the slide master allows you to ~
change font colors and styles for every slide
add a clipart or picture to every slide
add a footer or date to every slide
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Add Photos to the PowerPoint 2007 Slide Master
If you are in a business, chances are that you might have to create presentations using a standard background -- perhaps with company colors, fonts and even a company logo on each slide. Sure there are lots of design themes in the program for you to use and edit, but what if you must always be consistent and use the same starter presentation?You can create a new default presentation theme, that will start up immediately when you start PowerPoint 2007, instead of the plain white slide. No more time spent having to search out the company template before you can get started.
Everyone knows that a bulleted list on a slide is a recipe for boredom, but sometimes it’s hard to get away from text. Enter SmartArt in PowerPoint 2007.
Earlier versions of PowerPoint had a diagram feature, but your options were very limited. SmartArt is a tool to automatically turn bulleted lists into graphics.
There are many ways to add photos to PowerPoint presentations. However, if your whole presentation is about photos, you can use the photo album feature in PowerPoint, which makes the whole process fast and easy.
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