PowerPoint 2010-Templates

About the Class:

This workshop lasts 60 minutes.

In PowerPoint 2010, a template is a slide show that serves as a pattern or blueprint for other presentations. Templates can be especially useful for users who need to create multiple presentations with common elements (logos, charts, tables, text, design schemes, etc.) Utilizing templates can save users time and ensure that presentations will be consistent and professional-looking. In this workshop, users learn the difference between templates and themes, learn how to download and use templates from the Internet, and find out how to create and save their own original templates.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Distinguish between a template and a theme
  • Open and use one of Microsoft’s sample templates
  • Download and use a template from office.com
  • Download and use a free, third-party template
  • Save templates to a folder so they will be available for future use
  • Use the Selection and Visibility task pane when working with layers
  • Transfer a template to another computer
  • Create a photo album from a template

What You Need to Know:

  • Move from Normal view to Slide Master view
  • Create new slide masters
  • Edit slide masters
  • Apply a slide master to a presentation

If you don’t have those skills, consider first taking the workshop:

  • PowerPoint 2010 – Slide Masters

Resources

PowerPoint 2010(PC) PowerPoint 2011(Mac)
 Microsoft Office: Apply a Template to Your Presentation Microsoft Office: Start with a Template to Create a New Document
 Microsoft Office: What is a PowerPoint Template? Microsoft Office: Differences Between Templates Themes, and Word Styles
 Microsoft Office: Create and Save a Presentation as a Template Microsoft Office: Create and Use Your Own Template