How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

How to remove make a picture background transparent. If you are using a screenshot or a PNG image, it will default to have a transparent background. Step 5: Save your image as a PNG. If you don’t save your image as a PNG file it will default your background to white. The post How to Remove the Background From a Picture appeared first on TechSmith Blog. The other day, I was working on a presentation.

Filling a button with a picture.

Adobe Captivate

What you will learn: how to insert a picture into a smart shape. The color doesn’t matter, You are going to fill it with your picture in a while. Find the folder with the desired picture. If you want just a picture, use png. Now the picture you chose will open in an editing panel where you can make some corrections. If you are still unsure, look at the picture below. Now, adjust the size of the picture. Introduction.

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Make a responsive splash screen with several pictures

Adobe Captivate

The picture used in this demonstration worked with all the screen sizes but wasn’t responsive. I hadn’t explained it because it wasn’t the objective to make a Css lesson in this video, but for people interested, here is the step by step process to make a responsive splash screen with several pictures. So replace your current picture by a picture that is 1px wide and high in a transparent format. The aim is to put an invisible picture to replace yours.

JPG vs. PNG: Which Should I Use?

TechSmith Camtasia

This post will cover two of the most popular file format options, JPG vs. PNG, including when to use them and why. Is it a casual picture of your dog, or a detailed graphic with a professional purpose? A JPG does, however, allow you to create smaller file size than you could with a PNG. What is a PNG? The PNG file format , usually read aloud as ping, was created in the mid-1990’s to act as a replacement for the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF). So, JPG or PNG?

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Preventing Blurry Pictures: The Keys to Clear Images

TechSmith Camtasia

There’s nothing more frustrating than blurry pictures. While you can try tinkering in a photo editing program, or shrinking the image and crossing your fingers in hopes that no one looks too closely, the best strategy is to start with crystal clear pictures. The following articles will help ensure you don’t end up with blurry pictures or images. Or taken pictures with your phone, and tried printing them but they just don’t turn out clear? PNG vs JPG.

How can I create a spotlight on a slide to highlight some information?

Yukon Learning

Storyline has some great ways for you to highlight information: Zoom Region , Zoom Picture , creative animations, markers , and state changes; just to name a few. Right click this selection to save as a picture (right-click> Save as Picture >PNG). Be sure to save as a PNG. Insert the picture you previously saved. Storyline enhance highlight picture spotlight

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Get The Big Picture With TalentLMS’ Training Infographics

TalentLMS

They offer something that complicated dashboards, detailed reporting systems, and overloaded Excel files, don’t: the ability to immediately see the big picture about a subject, in an intuitive and, well, fun, way. This is a “big picture” infographic that shows statistics and operational information about your training program as a whole. The post Get The Big Picture With TalentLMS’ Training Infographics appeared first on TalentLMS Blog.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Clip art illustrations insert as WMF pictures by default. Only files saved as PNG or JPG have options for adjusting color saturation from within PowerPoint. Adjust the saturation for inserted images: Insert a picture ( Insert > Images > Picture ). Ensure the picture is selected. From the Picture Tools Format tab, choose Adjust > Color and adjust the saturation level. Right-click the grouped object and select Save as Picture. by AJ Walther.

Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

Upload the signature to your computer by taking a picture of it or scanning it. In the Save Window, select the desired location and then save your image as a PNG file. For Windows, Copy or Cut the Signature PNG file from a Windows Explorer window and navigate to C: > Program Files > TechSmith > Snagit > Stamps and Paste your PNG file.

Free Assets to Improve Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Picture Frame. Sometimes you need an image to supplement your course, but just slapping down a picture all by itself might not cut it. 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.

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Creating Transparent PNGs in PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

This post will provide step-by-step instructions for how to create transparent graphics in PowerPoint and save them as a portable network graphic (PNG) file for use in an e-learning module. Right click on the cloud and select Save as Picture. For the Save as type , choose PNG Portable Network Graphics Format. by Jonathan Shoaf. PowerPoint gets a bad reputation from all the mind numbing presentations millions have been subjected to.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

This can be accessed any time an image is selected under the “Picture Tool Format” tab on the Ribbon. It’s even possible to save as a PNG with a transparent background. By Joseph Suarez. 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.

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Create custom 3D models for PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

Add text or pictures inside. Once you’re happy with how your squares look, save them individually as pictures. Select one square (and all its content), right-click, and select Save as Picture. Select the destination and save as PNG. You should end up with six pictures like this: Step 2: Create your 3D cube. When Microsoft brought out 3D models support in PowerPoint, we were all a bit excited.

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. A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. So one of the things that we need to do is, this was created as a semi-transparent image, so that you can see the picture underneath as we drew it. But that’s going to be a PNG, you won’t be able to scale it all the way up. Synopsis.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When the Send to iPhoto dialog box opens, ensure your options match the picture below. Note: You have a choice of either JPEG or PNG from the Format drop-down menu. If you were posting images to the internet it might be in your best interest to choose PNG. by AJ George You want to pitch a sale to the CEO of a large company, Billy Bigshot. Problem is, Mr. Bigshot is, well, a bigshot.

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8 Editing Techniques for Great Images in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Psst: Lectora supports.bmp,jpeg,png,tif,wmf and.emf file extensions). This brings up black guides which will show you the original picture (grayed out) versus the cropped image. Grab the guide and move it until you’ve cropped the picture how you want. Guest blog by Jennifer Valley. Jennifer is an Instructional Designer with five years of experience. She enjoys blogging, social media, and researching.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Insert a picture by using Insert>Pictures on the toolbar. I like to save as a PNG file so that the transparent part of the image remains transparent. The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. And that’s a big deal because we’re starting to see more SVG images every day. In fact, one of the sites where I buy images has the option to download SVG images. This is great because they can be edited and customized.

eLearning Magic: 3 Lectora Course Enhancement Tips

eLearning Brothers

Though you can essentially reskin any of our templates with a bit of time and skill, some of them offer a ready-made aesthetic design, like our Executive layout template (pictured above). And since they’re PNG’s you can put them in front of any background and it will still look natural. We love Lectora for its versatility and quality. That’s why we partnered with them to provide so many awesome templates for you to plug into the interface!

Create Your Own Microsoft ClipArt in PowerPoint 2

eLearningArt

A simple — a simple thing you can do is save it as a PNG, just copy and pasting the picture, or as an EMF. So one of the things that we need to do is, this was created as a semi-transparent image, so that you can see the picture underneath as we drew it. So now, you can just copy this, so copy and then you can paste it as a picture, and now it’s just a single object here. But that’s going to be a PNG, you won’t be able to scale it all the way up.

My impressions of fluid boxes.

Adobe Captivate

The first thing that I don’t quite understand the purpose of is the inability to use grouped objects or to place png or jpg files on top of each other within a fluid box. But with fluid boxes, the only workaround I found is to go to a photoshop and make it one picture. Not a big deal, but if you have, say, 50 pictures it becomes a bit time consuming, and gets you out of a project for a while.

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How to create responsive SVGs and smart icons in PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

As it’s vector-based, there is no loss of quality when scaling, unlike a traditional picture like a JPEG or PNG (which are raster-based). SVGs are the common format for icons and illustrations in PowerPoint.

6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021

Kitaboo

Comprehensive editing features that allow you to import pictures/text and manipulate them as per your needs. Allows you to export your designs from QuarkXPress as professional-grade images in TIFF, JPEG, and PNG formats.

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Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

I searched for “butterfly” to find this picture. With the image selected, on the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. With the frame selected, on the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. On the Format tab, choose Picture Effects > Glow. Save the image as a PNG file. Then, right-click the image and choose Save as Picture from the menu. Perhaps someone out there is a little like me… I enjoy “making” things.

6 Cutting-Edge Online Publishing Tools for 2021

Kitaboo

Comprehensive editing features that allow you to import pictures/text and manipulate them as per your needs. Allows you to export your designs from QuarkXPress as professional-grade images in TIFF, JPEG, and PNG formats.

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Supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA (Part 2)

BrightCarbon

Here are the steps to create your invisible shape: First make sure you’re using a shape for the icon that can be filled e.g. an SVG icon or a PowerPoint vector shape (a PNG/JPG picture won’t work). PowerPoint has evolved into an app which is the Swiss Army knife of content creation, not only for presentations but also printed collaterals, videos and even interactive presentations.

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Recolor ClipArt in PowerPoint

eLearningArt

You know, you can go to save as picture, so then the – with the save window here, if you just want to save it as an EMF, you can do that as a Windows meta file, or you should do a PNG. Or you can also just – if you do a copy, and then you go paste, you can actually paste it as a picture, and it will pull that in as a PNG. Synopsis. You can easily recolor ClipArt in Microsoft PowerPoint if the files are in the EMF format.

Cognitive Load vs. Load Time

eLearning Weekly

Don’t be afraid to link to a website instead of using a picture of the site—just set the website to open in a new window, keep your elearning open for learners. 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. Any glimpse into the brains of learners sparks a trainer’s curiosity.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Create a picture frame. And then create funky picture frames and more funky picture frames. Here’s the difference between PNG and EMF images. How to reduce file size by saving slide as a PNG. 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. For this post, I decided to pull a bunch of them together so that you have them in one easy list.

How to Create a Rapid E-Learning Tab in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Insert pictures & clipart. Paste as PNG. 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. As they were talking about the features, one of them mentioned the ability to combine shapes to create your own. I thought it was a pretty cool feature so I asked in what tab it was, and the reply was that it wasn’t in a tab. Why create a cool feature and bury it where it can’t be found?

DevCorner: Using Simplified User Interfaces (SUI) in Help Content

TechSmith Camtasia

The hope is that even with rapidly evolving apps, we can present a picture of what it’s like to use the product, even if the tutorial doesn’t perfectly mirror the ever-changing interface. Once I have some of that set, I add the mouse PNG to a track above the images. Meet SUI. A simplified user interface (SUI) is a representation of an interface that focuses on the essentials by stripping away temporarily unimportant elements.

Designing An iPhone App: Instructional Design Guru

The eLearning Coach

What if someone doesn’t know that PNG files have a transparency channel? But I couldn’t resist adding practical tips to some of the definitions And I also decided to cross-reference associated terms with internal links (see picture below). But I also wanted to incorporate the iPhone’s alphabetical index I’d seen in other reference tools (see picture below).

12 Design Tools To Make Your eLearning Course Look Good

LearnUpon

You can create straightforward diagrams that clarify your content so that learners get a clear picture of the message you’re trying to convey. TinyPNG allows you to reduce the size of your PNG files without having to compromise on crystal clear quality. Design – it can make or break your eLearning course. Get it right and you have a course that communicates clearly, increases engagement and helps learners reach their goals.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Laptop Illustration

Rapid eLearning

Bonus tip: If you want to add pictures or videos over the laptop image, then it’s probably a good idea to just fill the inside with black and square off the corners since the videos won’t have rounded corners. I saved it as a PNG. My guess is that some of the most common screen elements in elearning courses are computer monitors. They’re nice to use because contextually they fit elearning. And they’re great for holding the images and multimedia we use.

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

Rapid eLearning

To remove a background, create a colored shape that sits over the picture. Group the shape and picture. Then do some basic edits like: Fill it with gray or black and set it behind the picture. If you right click on the image, you’ll get access to the Format Picture window where you have a bit more control to fine-tune the sizing. If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest.

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

CONCEPTBOARD Features: Create unlimited visual image boards for projects or brainstorming, easy upload and sharing capability, PNG + PDF export function, comments, e-mail alerts, team/user roles, and activity streams to monitor productivity; board video conferences, interactive presentations for collaboration Why You'll Love it: Live Pointers (which act as a computer mouse) allow you to present the boards to your audience Cost: Free for trial period; $28.50

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How to Identify the Best eBook Conversion Services

Kitaboo

Children’s picture books, coffee table books, recipe books are some examples which use fixed layout formatting. For example, can the images be uploaded in jpeg format only or can you upload PNG as well? Ever since the education sector introduced eBooks in classrooms for K-12 and higher education students, they are in dire need of good quality courseware.

Enhancing Captivate Development with PowerPoint

Learning Developments

I also take photos and enhance them using picture styles and effects. Just about any thing you do in Powerpoint, you can either export in PNG format or take a screen shot of it. Since delving into learning content development a few years ago, I've been continually impressed with Microsoft PowerPoint's capabilities. It has awesome enhancements for photos and graphics, it has rich animation building capabilities, and it has a super easy user interface.

10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Documents for Days A great way to do that is by designing an interactive document that allows you to embed pictures, videos, fillable boxes, buttons and more. Blogs are incredibly versatile and give you the option of: Adding pictures + audio Inserting videos, quizzes, podcasts, documents, + social media feed Using customized themes + plugins Building a database, directory, or discussion forum and so much more! If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again.

10 ways to enhance the LMS experience for your users

TalentLMS

In any case, there will be places in your course’s content where you’re not giving your learners the full picture. showing a picture of a forest when you talk about the environment), it will do. 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.

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Certified to Blow Your Mind: How to Manage eLearning Certificates

Docebo

Get crazy with it if you want… but also here are some suggestions for the management of images to make them picture perfect. The supported image formats are JPG, PNG, JPEG, GIF.