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PowerPoint - Slide sorter mode
This page presumes that you have already entered the text of the presentation from the outline mode Web page.
The slides sorter mode allows to add special animation effects to the presentations and gives access to some other options. It also allows you to practice your presentation by timing you. By knowing the time it takes to give your presentation, you can better organize your slides and your time. You can decide to ignore somes slides that are less important because of a lack of time.
The transition effects are slide animations to pass from one slide to another. The first box of the second toolbar gives the list of all the transition effects. You can choose from these.
To have access to all the options on the transition effects , press the transition effect button.
The compilation effects are the effects to make appear a point at the same moment on your slide. There is a very big advantage to use this command. The public sees only the point on that you speak at the moment and those that you discussed before. He does not see the fellow men hurt to cover. So, they have no impulse to read the slide completely and to be distracted from your presentation. If you make a presentation by using a computer, it's very important to use it. try it once. You will see the difference that it gives to your presentation. The use of this option gives also a professional speed(look) to your presentation.
the cursor on the fifth slide of the presentation: " Reasons of our growth ".
You can decide on that effect to choose from the list of the compilation effects. There is also a possibility of shading off points that you have already discussed. The point that you discussed exchange of color, generally for a more pale color. In this way the bombast is make the point that you discuss at the moment. This option is available from the animation effects. It remains to choose a pale color so that the point on that you speak is more brilliant than the others.
When you'll have chosen an effect of compilation from the list, this icon will appear below the slide the options of that you have just put. It's necessary that you are in mode slide show to see the effect of compilation.
that the cursor is on the fifth slide of the presentation: " Reasons of our
After some attempts, you notice that a slide would be better located somewhere else in your presentation. The mode Sorter of slides allows you to move one or several slides at the same moment in another place in your presentation.
To move a slide:
Click on the slide to be moved. A border should appear around it.
If you want to move several slides at the same time, you may select several slides. click the first slide. While pressing on the Shift key, click the other slides.
certain that the cursor is inside her or of one of the selected slides.
Then, keep your finger on the left mouse button.
Besides changing the place of the slide, PowerPoint also changed the title and the text of this slide has its new location in the plan of the presentation.
When you ended your presentation, you need still to know if you respect the time that is assigned to you. There is nothing more frustrating that to follow a presentation that grows longer because the presenter does not respect the time that was assigned to it.
ready as if you were going to give your presentation in front of a public.
As soon as you'll have ended with the last slide, press a key to stop the stopwatch. A window will open by showing you the total time when your presentation will have lasted. select the No option to save the time that you took for each of slides. In the lower right corner of all the slides, you'll see the time used by each of them.
If you answered yes, the presentation is automatically going to change slide according to the time that you took during the timing.
To remove the time, or to be able to change the duration of presentation of slides:
the option of control of the transition effects.
You notice that your presentation is too long and that it's necessary to cut superfluous slides. Instead of deleting a slide, one can ask PowerPoint to ignore a slide during the presentation.
on the slide that you want to ignore. A border should appear around it.
To call back the slide. Repeat the same operation. The drawing with the diagonal bar should disappear.
The animation effects allow to animate the elements of the slide. These elements can be of the text, a drawing or even a chart. The animation effects aren't really part of the Slide sorter mode. But, it's very important to have animations in your presentation, it's suited to mention them with the other elements of effects. The explanations on the animation effects are on the page to improve your presentation. click here to join the section of the animation effects.