PPT 2010 add your own placeholders

We can add our own placeholders to slide masters! Woohoo! Finally! We can even make it say what we want if we don’t like “click to edit text.” Here’s how 1.View (ribbon) | Presentation Views (chunk) | Slide Master to open master view. 2. Select...

PPT 2010 create slide layouts

Custom Slide Layouts PPT 2007 and 2010 allow you to create a variety of slide master layouts now — chart slide layouts, subtitle slide layouts, table slide layouts, picture slide layouts, whatever you want. And they provide a bunch of ’em for us, too. In...

PPT 2010 editing slide layouts

Editing Stuff on Masters and Layouts We can create our own slide layouts in PPT 2007 and 2010. This means that slide masters work a bit differently than they did in earlier versions. Individual Slide Layouts inherit their settings from the Slide Master they are...

PPT 2010 SmartArt Diagrams

Use SmartArt Diagrams to create slick-looking organization charts, flowcharts, and other diagrams. Upping the coolness factor is the ability to turn a list of bulleted text into a SmartArt diagram at the click of a button. Here’s how 1. Insert (ribbon) |...

PPT 2010 shadows

Text shadows vs shape shadows PowerPoint has a two different types of shadows: text shadows and shape shadows. Text shadows are added by clicking the shadow icon on the Formatting toolbar (PPT 2003) or the Home tab (PPT 2007). (2003) (2007) You can also add text...