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PowerPoint presentations and what they’re for

Microsoft PowerPoint is a program designed for creating and conducting presentations. Here you can easily and quickly create bright, clear, and visualized reports with images, tables, drawings, etc. Teachers, students and schoolchildren, and even enterprise-level executives use it all the time. After all, it’s actually a really easy program to learn how to use. This tool is handy for business processes, training, and conferences. The main thing that distinguishes PPT is the ability to design dynamic, picture-filled memorable materials. For this purpose, the insert tab contains a whole set of different objects that you can embed in your slides. You can even make a demonstration with music on it. Experience how useful the features for inserting objects, page design, and ready-made templates are making your project successful.

Technical details and peculiarities

These files are Microsoft's own PowerPoint format. It’s also known as a binary file exchange format (BIFF). Files can include formatted text, numbering, pictures, video, sound effects, and more. Create a slideshow from one of the numerous templates that come with the package or build one from scratch.

In MS Office 2007 and newer, presentations are saved in OpenXML and use the PPTX extension.

File extension
ppt/pptx
Internet media type
Presentation
Programs that use this format
Microsoft PowerPoint
Google Slides
Zoho Show
SlideDog
Haiku Deck
Developer
Microsoft
Video instructions and help with filling out and completing PPT Format

Instructions and Help about PPT Format

Hi and welcome students in this video I'll be covering Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 and I'm going to show you how to format a presentation let's get started so the first thing that you'll see here is this presentation is on Seattle and we're going to learn how to apply a theme variance so theme variants are a design change on our presentations so we're gonna go right up here to the to the design tab and within the design tab you're gonna see your themes group on the left and your variants on the right I'm gonna hover over a couple of these so you could see the difference okay so there's the theme differences here and the variance typically will change the color of the theme itself and so if I right click this on any variant you could choose to apply it to all slides or you could choose to apply it to just the selected slides which is what I'm going to do here and you'll see that just Seattle changes over here in the thumbnails then to apply it to all slides you could either just click on it or click apply to all slides on any of the variants so when we apply a variant to our presentation it changes the color of the presentation but not necessarily the theme itself all right so now that we've learned how to do that we're next gonna learn how to change fonts and font sizes so I'm gonna go down to this slide here all right so I have my Seattle and as my title and making the most of your first port as the subtitle if I want to click inside of here you're gonna notice that there's going to be a dotted border around the entire thing with sizing handles on each corner inside that's called your placeholder and so this placeholder contains a lot of text within it in this case Seattle and making the most of your first port so I'm going to show you how to change these individually so Seattle is right here and it's actually a separate paragraph from the one below it and it's only one word so if I ever want to select one word in a PowerPoint or a Word document all I have to do is double double click it one more time double click and it's gonna even open up this mini toolbar so if I want to do something like change the font size real quick this is actually a good way to do it I could change this font size to be a little bit larger so it takes up more of that area I'm gonna choose 80 in this case alright now as I said before single clicking goes in between letter double-clicking selects a word and triple clicking you'll see I'm going to do this on the subtitle right here triple clicking selects your whole entire paragraph so now ...

FAQ

What is the format of making PPT?
When Writing a PowerPoint presentation, do. Choose a single background for the entire presentation. Use simple, clean fonts. Use a font size that can be seen from the back of the room. Write in bulleted format and use consistent phrase structure in lists.
What is different between PPT and PPTX?
The main difference between PPT and PPTX files is the fact that the XML version are considered open source . This means that it is much easier for other types of presentation programs to open files saved in the PPTX format.
How can I make a PPT?
Create a presentationOpen PowerPoint.In the left pane, select New.Select an option. To create a presentation from scratch, select Blank Presentation. To use a prepared design, select one of the templates. To see tips for using PowerPoint, select Take a Tour, and then select Create, .
What is used to make PPT?
An Introduction To MS PowerPoint. MS PowerPoint is a program that is included in the Microsoft Office suite. It is used to make presentations for personal and professional purposes.
What is a PPT file format?
PPT is a file extension for a presentation file format used by Microsoft PowerPoint, the popular presentation software commonly used for office and educational slide shows. ... PPT files can be viewed by PowerPoint, PowerPoint Viewer or the Open Office software suite.
What is PPT PPTX format?
pptx file extension is a Microsoft PowerPoint Open XML (PPTX) file created by Microsoft PowerPoint. You can also open this type of file with other presentation apps, like OpenOffice Impress, Google Slides, or Apple Keynote.
Which is better PPTX or PPT?
The difference between the two is that PPTM files can execute macros, while PPTX files, although they might contain them, can not. ... PPTM files let you edit the contents right away after double-clicking the file.
What is the PPT format?
PPT is a file extension for a presentation file format used by Microsoft PowerPoint, the popular presentation software commonly used for office and educational slide shows. All text images, sound and video used in the presentation are contained in the PPT file.
How can I make my own PPT?
Create a PowerPoint templateOpen a blank presentation. File > New > Blank Presentation.On the Design tab, select Slide Size > Custom Slide Size and choose the page orientation and dimensions you want.On the View tab, in the Master Views group, choose Slide Master.More items...