Editing Images with PowerPoint

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Sometimes an eLearning course needs to be enhanced with an image , but finding the right one can be a chore in itself. It’s frustrating to locate an image only to find it just isn’t quite right. In these cases, it’s possible to tweak the image with a graphics editor.

A Huge Month for New Cutout People Images and eLearning Templates

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Most of these new templates were Cutout People Images but also included Adobe Captivate Templates, Articulate Storyline Templates, Lectora Templates, and PowerPoint Templates. Click on the images of any template to learn more.

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PowerPoint: Create an Infographic

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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.      Save Your Slides as Images.   eLearning PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

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by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle. Make an Image Look Like a Puzzle. Start PowerPoint.

How to Resize an Image Correctly

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Learn how to resize an image correctly for presentations, documents, and more. When you’re working with images or screenshots in a document, there are often selectable arrows on the sides and corners. Usually, this stretches the image out, making it look slightly blurry or pixelated.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

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by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? In December of last year, the British Library released into the public domain a huge collection of scanned images from more than 65,000 books spanning the 16th to 19th centuries.

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8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

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PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. To get you better prepared for creating content in PowerPoint, here’s eight things you must never do with graphics in PowerPoint.

A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

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Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. Another thing that can be drastically different from PowerPoint to Illustrator is the creation process.

16 Free eLearning Cutout People Images

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These are high resolution images with the background already removed. To download the images, click the link below, sign up for a free account and follow the instructions. Free eLearning Cutout Images. Want access to 100′s of other character sets and thousands of images?

eLearning: Creating Flat Design Images from PowerPoint's Clip Art

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This means we are often relegated to the world of free clip art for our eLearning images. Here are a few examples of how clip art images can be reimagined into flat design. All of the redesigned clip art images above took very little time, effort, and PowerPoint technical expertise.

Getting Started with eLB Templates in PowerPoint

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There is a heavy stigma associated with templates and even with PowerPoint: They are beginner tools that don’t permit advanced users to create awesomeness. Also note that even advanced users of PowerPoint still use templates to save time and jumpstart the creative process.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics. Triggering PowerPoint Animations. PowerPoint Animation Pane.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

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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. After the class, one of the students asked how to make this adjustment on clip art images.

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eLearning and PowerPoint: The Right to Bare Slides

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" Often the same holds true for PowerPoint presentations. "PowerPoint doesn't kill presentations, people kill presentations." Keep in mind that PowerPoint presentations are plentiful--particularly bad ones.

eLearning & PowerPoint: A Great FREE Resource

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All I did was drag and drop the downloaded images from Design Comics and slap a text box on it. You could also ditch the comic idea altogether and just use these images as part of any eLearning course, even one with branching. "   eLearning PowerPointby AJ George.

Free E-Learning Scenario Images

Rapid eLearning

Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. These backgrounds go really well with the illustrated characters that come with the Articulate applications or those you may find at some of the free vector image sites.

5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics

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Our Microsoft PowerPoint Graphics are the best in the business, and with good reason. PowerPoint Icons. Sometimes you just need a quick symbol for whatever PowerPoint project you’re working on right now, and our Icons category has a lot for you to choose from.

4 Stylish PowerPoint Templates

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PowerPoint is a versatile program that most computer owners have access to. Many designers use PowerPoint to layout their courses in a simpler program, to play classroom-wide eLearning games, or even use it as a course all its own.

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

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by AJ George  I was recently editing a PowerPoint presentation that someone else had created. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Info. At the far right of the screen you will see a small preview image of the presentation.   PowerPoint

How to Create an Interactive Image Template

Rapid eLearning

As noted in an earlier post, an easy way to build interactive elearning modules is by choosing a single image and adding interactive elements to it. The key is finding a single image that has a few potential content buckets. Finding images is relatively easy today.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts

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PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But I decided to save you some time… I asked the world’s leading PowerPoint experts the following question: What’s your single best PowerPoint tip, trick, or hack? Powerpoint Presentation Approach Tips.

Using PowerPoint to Edit Images

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Generally, images are included in all eLearning projects and sometimes you might want to change the image from its standard look.

Create a Branching Scenario in Microsoft PowerPoint

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Follow these four steps to quickly bring your PowerPoint projects that extra bit of interaction. Working with PowerPoint. As you can see in the image, I've built out all of my slides according the needs of my plan. Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

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Recently I was asked if it was possible to paste link an image into PowerPoint so that if the original image is ever updated, the image in PowerPoint would automatically reflect the change. In that case, the content in the PowerPoint slide will automatically update.

PowerPoint Template: A Friendly Competitive Game for Classroom Training

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If you are looking to add a little fun competition to your classroom training, check out our GameShow PowerPoint Template (and our eLearning Games ). Plus, this PowerPoint template can be customized with your company colors, logos, images, background, etc. PowerPoint Templates.

eLearning: Thousands and Thousands of Free Images

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by AJ Walther    There is no limit to the number of images you can find on the Internet. There are severe limits, however, on the number of images that you can download and use in whatever capacity you see fit.

Overview: PowerPoint Graphics Library

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As you may be aware, we at eLearning Brothers have a boatload of PowerPoint graphics docked in our template library. Being a fairly intuitive program, PowerPoint is often a first step for eLearning professionals designing a course.

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

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The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s. Their existing library within the MS Office programs fails to capitalize on a huge piece of their business: Bing/Images/Image Search.

eLearning: Finding Google Images You Can Actually Use

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I have previously written about some good, free stock image resources. In response to that article, a reader asked me if the images on these sites were royalty free and could be used in courses that he planned to sell. by AJ George.

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eLearning: Articulate Storyline and Microsoft PowerPoint

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by Kevin Siegel      If Microsoft PowerPoint is your starting point for developing eLearning content, you can reuse that content in any of the top eLearning development tools including  Adobe Presenter ,  Adobe Captivate , and  TechSmith Camtasia Studio.

Top PowerPoint Tips

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PowerPoint is probably the single best multimedia application available because of its versatility. PowerPoint also offers ease of entry. The main challenge with PowerPoint is that many people don’t fully understand the features and usually do very basic work with PowerPoint.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle, Part II

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by AJ George  Last week  I showed you how to animate a picture in PowerPoint so that it came in as a puzzle, piece by piece. PowerPointThat was cool.

PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

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Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated. You want an image on your slide to move using a custom motion path. On the next slide you want the image to move from where it ended on the previous slide to a new location. " PowerPoint