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).

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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.

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Create custom 3D models for PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

When Microsoft brought out 3D models support in PowerPoint, we were all a bit excited. There usually comes a point where you want to create your own 3D models in PowerPoint to add that little pinch of excitement to your presentation. Open PowerPoint and create a new presentation.

PowerPoint 2010: Adjusting the Saturation for a Clip Art Image

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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.

How to Edit SVG Graphics in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

The good news is that now you can edit SVG images in PowerPoint. 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.

Newbies: More PowerPoint Hacks for Your Cp Project: Using PowerPoint Template Backgrounds in Your Captivate Master Slides

Adobe Captivate

I like using the PowerPoint backgrounds in my Cp projects. I don’t need the PowerPoint master slides, just the background image. There are a lot of nicely designed template backgrounds that come with PowerPoint. This background, Droplet, ships with 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.

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.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

Supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA (Part 2)

BrightCarbon

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. That very faint green dotted line is what PowerPoint uses by default.

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.

How to Create Icons in PowerPoint + Free Download

E-learning Uncovered

PowerPoint has always been my go-to graphic design tool (as I’ve explained in several of my other posts: here , here , and here ). Last year, as a hobby project, I created a simple website ( www.PowerPointIcons.com ) dedicated to sharing custom icons in PowerPoint.

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.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

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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.

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.

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. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Save As.   eLearning PowerPoint

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.

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Enhancing Captivate Development with PowerPoint

Learning Developments

Since delving into learning content development a few years ago, I've been continually impressed with Microsoft PowerPoint's capabilities. I still leverage PowerPoint whenever I can. For example, I use PowerPoint to create transparent PNGs ( see my post from another blog ) that I can use in my Captivate projects. Just about any thing you do in Powerpoint, you can either export in PNG format or take a screen shot of it. Is PowerPoint one of your tools?

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

There’s an astounding number of PowerPoint alternatives out there claiming to be the solution to your most pressing presentation problems. Luckily for you, BrightCarbon is here to separate the wheat from the chaff, and the decent presentation programs from the rubbish PowerPoint knock-offs.

Power Up Pictures with PowerPoint

360 Training

If not, do you have PowerPoint on your machine? Not only is PowerPoint a powerful way to put together a presentation, it can also be a quick and simple way to export formatted, perfectly-sized images. Set up PowerPoint to your target dimensions.

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).

Another PowerPoint Hack: Using Icons in your Captivate Project

Adobe Captivate

Instead of searching for these vectors online, I pulled them from PowerPoint, recolored them to match my color palette, saved them, and used the images as interactive shapes and buttons in Captivate. PowerPoint Theme Colors. These are some icons that I frequently use.

An eLearning Workflow

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

      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? 

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.

How to Remove the Background From a Picture

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

Free Illustrations Perfect for Rise 360 Courses

Rapid eLearning

You can download PNG or SVG versions of the illustrations. Get your free PowerPoint templates and free graphics & stock images. Rise 360 is a great application to create e-learning. It’s form-based so it’s easy to use. Pull all of your instructional content together.

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How to Remove the Background From an Image

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

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).

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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A Simple Hack to get Beveled Edges for Shapes, Text Captions and Images

Adobe Captivate

All you need is PowerPoint and a screen snap tool. in the PowerPoint project. Be sure to Save the changes in the PowerPoint file. Save as BMP or PNG. PowerPoint allows other images as the background in their shapes. Use screen snap tool options to bevel the edges of images or use PowerPoint to insert an image into the slide and then use the Format tab to add the 3D bevel to the image. PowerPoint has a lot of shapes available for this type of approach.

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.

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).

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&# ).

How to Convert Flash to HTML5 at Scale

Hurix Digital

iSpring Suite: When you want to convert PowerPoint storyboards to courses incorporating videos and assessments. So digital banners are now compiled separately into web files like HTML, JS, and CSS, as well as image file formats like PNG and JPEG.