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). As you can see in the image below, PowerPoint 2010 has an entire row of options just for editing images. This can be accessed any time an image is selected under the “Picture Tool Format” tab on the Ribbon.

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How to update PowerPoint preview thumbnail icons

BrightCarbon

Have you ever noticed the PowerPoint icons that show up on your desktop or inside Windows File Explorer? Sometimes the default application icon is shown and sometimes you see a PowerPoint preview thumbnail of a slide from your presentation. Default PowerPoint application icons. Here’s an example of three presentations with the preview thumbnail set in each PowerPoint file: This makes it easy to see what each file contains! Open your presentation in PowerPoint.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. But sometimes Captivate needs a little extra help in communicating with PowerPoint on your computer in order to import slides. Open your copy of PowerPoint, and open the file you want to import into Captivate. Just the program.

How to compress PowerPoint presentations and reduce picture file size

BrightCarbon

Adding to your file size means that your presentation is likely to sit on the unfriendly size of email etiquette, but it also means your PowerPoint will run a lot slower (and it may crash – see this article for more on that ). Here are five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation. Method 1: Compress PowerPoint presentations using in-built tools. Did you know PowerPoint has a built-in picture and video compression tool?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. organization and shared them in video format to help managers understand success. you might think comes down to a format called. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

PowerPoint to Captivate

Adobe Captivate

I needed to convert my 65 page PowerPoint to into captivate. So I did some research and found that Storyline 360 converts the slides into their program and retains the independence of the objects. What if I copy and paste the text from PowerPoint into a text box in Captivate. Never just copy the full text box from PowerPoint or it will paste as an image of text and not the actual text. The post PowerPoint to Captivate appeared first on eLearning.

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I am frequently asked if it is possible to convert PowerPoint presentations into movies that can be shared on websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Facebook. Sadly, the answer is no, at least not from within PowerPoint. However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker  on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default).   Using PowerPoint, open the presentation you would like to convert into a movie. " PowerPoint

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PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” The two presentation programs share many of the same features, such as the ability to include text, images, audio, and video. But whereas PowerPoint tends to progress linearly from one slide to the next in a fixed sequence, Prezi uses “paths” to move between content by zooming out to reveal a big-picture overview, or zooming in to show details.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Hide a Master Slide Logo

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  A PowerPoint user approached me recently with an issue. She was given a PowerPoint template with a company logo on it. My assumption is that someone created the background (with the logo included) in another program, or took a screen shot of the background in PowerPoint and inserted it as a background image.     Right-click the shape and choose Format Shape. Having a problem getting PowerPoint to behave? 

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

We received the following distress email a few days ago: I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I’m in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint. I have a PowerPoint (presentation) I created with voice recording. The PowerPoint imports just like the books says and the hyperlinks work. When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format.

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How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. However, to edit them requires knowing how to do so with an illustration program. Unless of course, you know how to use PowerPoint. Insert & Edit SVG Image in PowerPoint. What you’ll do is convert the SVG image into an object that can be edited in PowerPoint. The newest version of PowerPoint has a “Convert to Shape” feature. How to Edit SVG in PowerPoint Video Tutorial.

How to use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Here at BrightCarbon we’re always looking for new ways to improve our own PowerPoint productivity and then share that knowledge with the presentation community (that includes you, by the way!). One of the ways we do this is by using VBA code to automate and extend the functionality of PowerPoint. This article explains how to grab the code from our articles and use it in your PowerPoint project, so that you can take your productivity to the next level!

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. We know (or should know) that preparing for a virtual learning program (VLP) is quite different from planning for Instructor-led Training (ILT). Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program. Begin with the End in Mind!

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We received the following distress email a few days ago:   I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I'm in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint.   I have a PowerPoint (presentation) I created with voice recording. The PowerPoint imports just like the books says and the hyperlinks work.   When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We received the following distress email a few days ago:   I am using your workbook ( Adobe Captivate 2017: The Essentials ) and I'm in Module 11: Working with PowerPoint.   I have a PowerPoint (presentation) I created with voice recording. The PowerPoint imports just like the books says and the hyperlinks work.   When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format.

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format. In my opinion, they have convert their traditional courses to an electronic format. In this post I will present you the TOP 5 tips to Convert your Traditional Course into an eLearning format.

How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll explore how to edit free vector images in PowerPoint. However, if you get the image in.EPS format you may be able to edit the free vector images in PowerPoint. Formats to Edit Free Vector Images. Whether you purchase the vector images or get them for free, they are typically in one of two formats: AI or.EPS and can be edited in an illustration program. How to Edit Free Vector Images in PowerPoint.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio , which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio, and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design.

SAS Chapter 7: Creating and Applying User-Defined Formats

ProProfs

Loading Page, Please wait… SAS Chapter 7: Creating and Applying User-Defined Formats. Question Excerpt From SAS Chapter 7: Creating and Applying User-Defined Formats. If you don't specify the LIBRARY= option, your formats are stored in Work.Formats, and they exist. which of the following statements will store your formats in a permanent catalog? id="" value="" disabled="disabled" />--> libname library 'c:sasformatslib'; proc format lib=library.;

PowerPoint Artistic Effects and Recoloring

eLearningArt

PowerPoint comes with some really cool picture effects that you can apply to your images. Today I’m going to talk about artistic photo effects in PowerPoint 2010, and show you how you can recolor your background photos to create some visual interest and contrast in your eLearning courses. Back before PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2010, anytime you wanted to create effects like this you actually had to do it in Photoshop or another graphic editing tool. Synopsis.

Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how to convert your PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses using Adobe Captivate. In this post, we will see how to convert PowerPoint presentations using another widely used rapid authoring tool – Lectora Inspire. Step 01: Choose the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert to an e-learning course and delete unwanted slides , if any. Step 03: Browse through your drives to the location where you saved your PowerPoint document.

The Art of Instructional Designing – PowerPoint Courses and Beyond

Raptivity

As an Instructional Designer, you may be asked to create a new educational course from scratch based on the curriculum or create an eLearning course based on PowerPoint being used for Instructor Led Trainings. However instructional designers need not limit themselves to just dumping the PowerPoint content into an eLearning or online format as part of their course creation. The PowerPoint can definitely form the base for building the course.

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 1

CommLab India

Learners can be involved better through various types of instructional material such as PowerPoint presentations, videos, online courses, and so on. It enables firms reap the advantages of the online learning medium, while retaining the “human touch” in their training programs. The task of a medical rep is tough. He needs to convince prospective clients i.e., doctors, who are knowledgeable about drugs and their clinical application than himself, about the benefits of his products.

How to Create Your Own Own Program On Gnowbe Web

Gnowbe

Fatigued from looking at Powerpoint decks? Our platform easily integrates different types of actions such as: – videos – images – quotes – articles – surveys – quizzes – polls and – rewards into a single program that can be tailored to different users, bringing impact to your users. Most importantly, your programs can be curated on your own, without the need for a single line of code. How to create a program.

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PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

DigitalChalk eLearning

We’ve cut out all of the hassle of uploading a PowerPoint presentation and made it a one-step process for you. One key benefit of using the PowerPoint converter is that any timed slides or animations won’t be lost once the file has been uploaded. Here’s a brief video tutorial on how to use the PowerPoint Converter. Q: What formats can be converted? From the Manage Course Elements page, “Import PowerPoint” will convert the PPT into a SCORM file.

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Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Your Training Edge

Summary: You can stretch your training dollar by carefully analyzing and choosing both internal and external tools and programs. What programs or tools are going to be absolutely necessary in the coming financial period? In your needs analysis process, be sure to divide the “must haves” from the “nice-to-haves” This way, you can prioritize easily and work toward the tools or programs you don’t absolutely need. What about your current programs?

5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

EI Design

As a result, the L&D teams are looking at how to deliver their training programs remotely. In this article, I outline what approaches or strategies will help you convert your ILT Program to high-impact Virtual Training. You can opt for its more traditional format (Macrolearning) or a series of shorter, bite-sized Microlearning. To summarize, the journey from ILT to VILT is way more than putting the existing trainer PowerPoint decks online. What Is Virtual Training?

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5 Ways to Share Your PowerPoint Presentation Online

DigitalChalk eLearning

If you share your PowerPoint online, those viewers can find it. Here are five of the best ways to share a PowerPoint presentation online. Of course, one method is to simply upload your PowerPoint to Google Drive or DropBox and give the link to a friend. Concerns: If the user does not have PowerPoint, your content will be inaccessible. If the user has an older version of PowerPoint, important features may be lost. “Could I have a copy of your slides?”

How to Develop a Training Program for Retail Employees

Roundtable Learning

In this article, we will cover what you need to know to launch your retail training program, including why you should consider a comprehensive retail training program and steps to get you started. Why You Need a Comprehensive Retail Training Program. Steps to Launch a Retail Training Program. Outline Your Training Program Goals. You can create a fully comprehensive training program, but if you don’t have any goals set, how will you measure your success?

Programming Is Back The Rise of HTML5 for E Learning

ATD Learning Technologies

“Just program it in HTML5.” When e-learning was first gaining momentum (about 15 to 20 years ago), building courseware required some degree of programming capability: HTML and JavaScript to build a primary code base, ActionScript in Flash to create interactive objects and content, and a good knowledge of SCORM standards. I would present at conferences and proclaim that attendees needed some of these programming skills. ” “We are switching to HTML5.”

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is increasingly used to record PowerPoint presentations using preeminent software such as Camtasia Studio, which can enable an add-in to run the program from within PowerPoint. Record a PowerPoint presentation with narration and add special effects, images, audio and video. Screencast PowerPoint Model. This blog focuses on a framework to create an educational screencast using Camtasia Studio® and PowerPoint as the core of the screencast design.

PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Additionally, PowerPoint is often underutilized as a design platform and is surprisingly agile. One reason PowerPoint isn't the first program people think of for Infographics is that infographics are traditionally not the same size as a PowerPoint slide.

How to Develop an eLearning Program for Your Company

Roundtable Learning

What does it take to develop an eLearning training program ? . In this article, we will cover what you need to know to launch your eLearning training, including what eLearning is and popular tools, steps to start an eLearning program along with our top tips for success. Cost-Effective – Many eLearning programs need an initial start-up cost, but you can increase your return on investment rather quickly when you run more students through the program.

10 Reasons Why Institutions Should invest in Online Learning Programs

Hurix Digital

The methods used by online learning programs are primarily aimed at delivering the best possible learning outcomes in the digital world, thus contributing to the overall vision of the educational institutions. In digital learning program development , courses are designed to maximize instructor-student and student-peer relationships through a range of highly effective and collaborative instructional tools and methods.

How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Gamification means using the principles of game design in another context; for example, a training program or an e-Learning course. A video can be an engaging format for that review. And fortunately, you can easily insert videos from YouTube using two ways: Use PowerPoint itself. Use PowerPoint add-ins like iSpring. How can I insert a YouTube video in PowerPoint? You can also use the second method to insert a video in PowerPoint 2007.

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4 Fresh Training Program Ideas for your Newly Hired Millennial Workers

TalentLMS

Millennials are slowly but surely taking over the workforce, causing companies to confront decades-old training programs that are outdated, overpriced, and ineffective. Workers’ demands are changing, and companies must evolve their employee development programs to keep up. The best training programs start with an assessment tool to see the areas where an employee is strongest and weakest. Gamify your training program.

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Why are the default settings so lame?

Adobe Captivate

There should be an option in this program such that when you are done monkeying with the text, font, color settings etc. Something glaringly missing in this program is an ability to just highlight a string of text and match formatting and then click on another string of text and walllah! Format matched (like PowerPoint). Fonts Question Web Safe Fonts caption text fonts format_text question web safe fontsWhy are all the default text settings light gray?