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PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  If you need to create an Infographic, there are better programs than PowerPoint that you could use. That being said, PowerPoint is likely on your office computer right now. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Save As.   eLearning PowerPoint

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. How to Edit Vector Illustrations in PowerPoint.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Many people don’t consider PowerPoint as a capable graphics editor since its main function is to create presentation aids. Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher).

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In one of my recent Optimizing PowerPoint for eLearning & Presentations classes , I demonstrated how to adjust the saturation of an inserted image to take the image to grayscale. Only files saved as PNG or JPG have options for adjusting color saturation from within PowerPoint.

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Push Our PowerPoint Graphics to the Max with Gauge Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our familiarity with gauges and the wide variety of gauge types are two reason why using gauge-style PowerPoint graphics in eLearning is so genius. To change the icon, delete the shape and replace it with one of your own PowerPoint graphics.

Creating Transparent PNGs in PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint gets a bad reputation from all the mind numbing presentations millions have been subjected to. This has less to do with PowerPoint's limitations and more to do with a lack of creativity on the part of many presenters. The cloud has been created in PowerPoint.

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More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! PowerPoint Resources.

How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

A few years back, I was at a workshop where the PowerPoint team was showing some of the new features in the soon-to-be-released PowerPoint 2010. The PowerPoint developer demonstrated how to customize the ribbon toolbar in PowerPoint. Paste as PNG.

Free E-Learning Template: Check Mark Interaction

Rapid eLearning

There are two versions of the free elearning template: Storyline 2 and PowerPoint. Free E-Learning Template: PowerPoint. Download the free PowerPoint template. The PowerPoint version is limited to a click-and-reveal interaction. Button Set Icons (PNG).

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2

eLearningArt

Learn how to save ClipArt drawings from PowerPoint into the vector EMF format. This is the second lesson on how to create clipart icons in PowerPoint. A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. Synopsis.

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How to Remove the Background From an Image

Visual Lounge

I was trying to come up with a way to add a logo and few icons into PowerPoint. You may need to add your company logo to a new image, or add an icon to a PowerPoint presentation. If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background.

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Free eLearning resource screen template and tutorial

eLearningArt

I design my backgrounds in PowerPoint, then import them into whatever authoring tool I need. Here’s a quick lesson on how I designed the giveaway file using only PowerPoint and shapes. Again, I like to design the categories in PowerPoint. The icons I used were PNG images.

Free Assets to Improve Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The file is a PNG so the inside of the frame is transparent, allowing you to place it over any image you like and have it look like a framed picture. Another fancy free asset is this cutaway diagram for PowerPoint presentations.

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Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

Plus, it’s a great way to learn more of PowerPoint’s illustration features. And at the end of the post you’ll find the original PowerPoint file for you to download and deconstruct. I combined shapes in PowerPoint 2010 to cut a hole in the lid and make it transparent.

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Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

You can easily recolor ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint if the files are in the EMF format. Today I’m going to show you how you can ungroup clipart and then recolor it in PowerPoint. So let me actually get right into PowerPoint and show you what I did. Synopsis.

PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac: Give a Presentation From Your iPod

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

He has no time to meet with you or see your meticulous PowerPoint presentation projected up on a wall in his conference room. here is how you managed to get the PowerPoint Presentation onto your mobile device: Open a completed PowerPoint 2008 presentation.

Hell in a Cell Between Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and LectoraInspire 16

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The supported image formats are GIF, JEPG, PNG. We can insert PowerPoint Presentations in all three tools. There is a possibility to download supporting documents from within the eLearning module (PDF, PPT, MS Word, EXE, ZIP, PNG, JPG, etc.).

Save PowerPoint Slides as Images

eLearningArt

Did you know you can save any PowerPoint slide as an image? It’s really easy to do and it turns PowerPoint from a just a presentation software into a powerful graphic design tool. So save it as a PNG image, and I’ll just go ahead and click save. Synopsis.

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Free Assets from the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

Other files shared by your peers in the community: Clotheslines template (PowerPoint). Folder icons (PNG). Miscellaneous office backgrounds (PNG & PowerPoint): desk and mailroom. Slide background (PowerPoint). Digital numbers (PowerPoint).

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Why Flip Book Maker Is the Best Tool to Develop E-books

CommLab India

Many companies develop technology-enabled learning content in various formats such as PowerPoint presentations, PDF manuals, videos, and so on.

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You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

For my demos, I decided to stick with PowerPoint to show that if that’s all you have, then you still can do quite a bit. PowerPoint 2010 comes with a background removal feature which makes it really easy. Older versions of PowerPoint have a simple feature that lets you make a single color transparent. In PowerPoint, add a shape to the slide. In PowerPoint 2010, you can combine shapes to create custom shapes. Create a push-pin image in PowerPoint.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

Visual Lounge

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use PowerPoint to create an artsy, collage style title clip… …and add a little animation applied to it via the Camtasia Studio Visual Properties! I will use a default size slide in PowerPoint. Save the image as a PNG file.

An eLearning Workflow

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

      I export my Illustrator graphics as  transparent high-resolution PNG files  for easy import into Microsoft PowerPoint, Articulate Storyline, or Adobe Captivate.     Microsoft PowerPoint.   Why PowerPoint for eLearning? 

E-learning Development: Selecting the Right Audio, Video, and Image Format

CommLab India

In Captivate 9, we can import only these image (Shift+Ctrl+M) formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, ICO, EMF, WMF, POT, POTX, and PICT. PNG: (Portable Network Graphics) It is better than JPEG and supports binary transparency and alpha channel transparency.

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PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

I think too often we get stuck with the idea that we have a PowerPoint and I want to add a quiz and audio to it and call it my training course. Think how long GIF has stuck around even though newer standards like JPEG, and PNG emerged.

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What I Like About eLearning

eLearning Weekly

And I like a lot of other things about elearning: Having all these programs, and multiple instances of some, open at once: Captivate, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Word, TweetDeck, Handbrake, Dropbox, Excel, and Project. PNG files.

See How Easily You Can Create Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Looking over the tutorial, I wondered if I could follow the steps to recreate the icon in PowerPoint. Obviously the steps are a bit different and since PowerPoint is not as robust as Illustrator, you have some limitations. I chose to use a PowerPoint shape to speed things up.

Development Corner: Image Formats

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Sally Cox    When it comes to adding images to websites, PowerPoint presentations, or eLearning projects, you will likely be given JPEGs, GIFs, or PNGs.     PNG.

10 ways to enhance the LMS experience for your users

TalentLMS

Take advantage of TalentLMS ‘ extended multimedia import options (powered by our proprietary EncodeMagic engine), to include all kinds of media assets in your lessons, from pictures and songs, to PowerPoint presentations.

Create Your Own ClipArt

eLearningArt

You can easily create your own ClipArt in PowerPoint that can be saved as either PNG or vector (EMF) format. I’ll show you some techniques you can use to quickly create ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint. This is the second lesson on how to create clipart icons in PowerPoint.

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How to Design the Visual Elements for Interactive Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post, I showed that when you use rapid elearning tools (as well as PowerPoint) you can build effective elearning courses. I’d even argue that PowerPoint provides some extra benefits because of its easy authoring and graphics development. Download: Characters (png).

Improve learning with worksheets and handouts

ProProfs

PowerPoint Presentation -.ppt,pptx. Images – gif,png,jpg. With ProProfs, you can supplement learning with downloadable handouts and worksheets. At times, learners might find it difficult to grasp certain topics in your course.

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How to steer your client away from an information dump

Making Change

You could create the same interaction with PowerPoint and a conversion tool that supports branching. The “order taker&# meter is a static PNG in three versions (&# order taker,&# midpoint, and “instructional designer&# ).

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

In PowerPoint-driven tools like Articulate, take advantage of the master slide templates to reduce. I’ve grouped text and photos in PowerPoint and saved as a single asset (.png) png) to reduce. This article, by Eric Matas, is the first of a three part series on the Psychology of Elearning. Eric is an Instructional Designer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Thanks, Eric!! Designers love a little cognitive load theory.