Intermediate PowerPoint XP
|Create an Interactive Presentation|
In this module you will create your own interactive presentation. Presentations are made interactive through the use of hyperlinks and action buttons. At the end of this module, you will be given an assignment which you should complete and email as an attachment to email@example.com .
Hyperlinks and Action Buttons
Create Your Own Interactive Presentation
|Hyperlinks and Action Buttons|
|Activity 1: Hyperlinks
and Action Buttons
1. Read and practice the following:
About hyperlinks and action buttons in a presentation:
Hyperlinks: You can add a hyperlink to your presentation and then use it to go to a variety of locations — for example, a custom show, a specific slide within your presentation, a different presentation altogether, a Microsoft Word document or Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or an Internet, intranet, or e-mail address. You can create a hyperlink from any object — including text, shapes, tables, graphs, and pictures. You insert hyperlinks by clicking Insert Hyperlink .
buttons: PowerPoint also comes with some ready-made action
buttons (Action Buttons command, Slide Show menu) that you
can insert in your presentation and define hyperlinks for. Action buttons
contain shapes, such as right and left arrows. Use them when you want to
include commonly understood symbols for going to next, previous, first,
and last slides. You can use these buttons for a self-running presentation
at a kiosk or for a presentation that you plan to publish on your company
intranet or the Internet. PowerPoint also has action buttons for playing
movies or sounds.
Select the text you wish to turn into a hyperlink.
Click the Insert Hyperlink button.
|Type in the URL of the site you
wish to link to.
|When you run the slideshow, the link becomes active. During the show, if you click on the link, your default browser (i.e. Internet Explorer connects the the URL|
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|Create Your Own Interactive Presentation|
|Activity 2: Create
Your Own Interactive Presentation
1. Using all your skills,
create an interactive presentation (using hyperlinks to other pages or web
sites). This presentation should contain at least 10 slides. It should be
based on your own design template, and contain a table and a chart.
Animation effects are optional.
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|Assignment 6 Due! Email as an attachment the document template you created above to firstname.lastname@example.org .|
|You have now completed this course! Make sure that you have sent in all assignments. As soon as all assignments are received, you will receive an email with details concerning the certificate of completion.|