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Create and Manage Slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Practice tasks

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The practice files for these tasks are located in the PowerPoint2016SBS\Ch03 folder. You can save the results of the tasks in the same folder.

Add and remove slides

Open the AddRemoveSlides presentation in PowerPoint, and then perform the following tasks:

  1. Add two slides after the title slide. First, add a slide that has the default Title and Content layout. Then add a slide that has the Two Content layout.
  2. Add 7 more slides, so you have a total of 10 slides. Use each slide layout at least once.
  3. In Normal view, delete slide 3.
  4. Switch to Slide Sorter view, and then delete slides 5 through 8. The presentation now contains five slides.
  5. Add seven slides to the end of the presentation by inserting the content of the ImportOutline document.
  6. Use the Reuse Slides feature to insert the first slide from the ReuseSlides presentation as slide 2 in the AddRemoveSlides presentation. Then close the Reuse Slides pane.
  7. Insert a duplicate copy of slide 2 as slide 3.
  8. Hide slide 2, and then delete slide 8.
  9. Save and close the presentation.

Divide presentations into sections

Open the CreateSections presentation in Normal view, and then perform the following tasks:

  1. Divide the presentation into two sections:

    • A section that contains slides 1 through 3
    • A section that contains slides 4 through 12
  2. Change the name of the first section to Introduction.
  3. Switch to Slide Sorter view, and then change the name of the second section to Process.
  4. Collapse both sections, and then expand only the Process section.
  5. Save and close the presentation.

Rearrange slides and sections

Open the RearrangeSlides presentation in Normal view, and then perform the following tasks:

  1. Move the first slide in the Step 1 section so that it is the third slide in the Introduction section. Then delete the last slide in the Introduction section.
  2. Switch to Slide Sorter view and scroll through the presentation, noticing the sections.
  3. Collapse the sections, and then rearrange them so that the sections for steps 1 through 7 are in order and the End section is at the end of the presentation.
  4. Merge the End section into the Step 7 section.
  5. Save and close the presentation.

Apply themes

Open the ApplyThemes presentation in Normal view, and then perform the following tasks:

  1. On slide 1, click the slide title. On the Home tab, in the Font group, notice that the title font is blue-gray, 44-point, Times New Roman.
  2. Apply the Ion theme to the presentation. On the Home tab, in the Font group, notice that the title font is now white, 72-point, Century Gothic.
  3. Switch to Slide Sorter view, and adjust the magnification to display all the slides.
  4. Apply the Circuit theme to the presentation. Notice that the slide background is blue.
  5. Apply the gray variant of the Circuit theme to the Past section of the presentation.
  6. Apply the red variant of the Circuit theme to the Present section of the presentation.
  7. Apply the green variant of the Circuit theme to the Future section of the presentation.
  8. Save and close the presentation.

Change slide backgrounds

Open the ChangeBackgrounds presentation, and then perform the following tasks:

  1. Apply a gradient fill background to slide 1.
  2. Change the gradient type to Rectangular and set the direction to From Top Left Corner.
  3. Configure the gradient to have the following four gradient stops:

    Stop

    Color

    Position

    Transparency

    Brightness

    1

    Light Green

    5%

    0%

    -10%

    2

    White

    45%

    0%

    90%

    3

    Light Blue

    75%

    0%

    0%

    4

    Purple

    100%

    20%

    0%

  4. Apply the custom gradient fill to all slides in the presentation.
  5. Change the background of only slide 1 to the Water droplets texture, and set the Transparency of the texture to 25%.
  6. Save and close the presentation.