Format in PowerPoint 2016
When you create a presentation for a graduate thesis or dissertation, often, you need to insert Greek letters into the slide. Mathematical symbols and Greek letters are pervasive today and used everywhere, from physics to social science. You may use the equation block for inserting those symbols, but this block will have different format settings than the rest of your text, and you will not be able to edit it in older versions of Microsoft Office. If you need to insert just a symbol, use the Symbol dialog box or Alt+code shortcuts.
When you prepare your presentation, you should adapt it to the device which will be used for projecting it. Some devices or even laptops can have different sizes, so you can need to change the sizes of your presentation.
When you prepare a PowerPoint presentation, you can add some information from an external source file. For example, a lot of presentations contain some data from an Excel spreadsheet or Excel charts.
For some charts or diagrams, you need to create a regular polygon – equiangular (all angles are equal) or equilateral (all sides have the same length). E.g., equilateral triangle, regular square, etc.
When you create a text box in your presentation, any text you type appears has the default font that can be different from version to version...
When you create a shape in your presentation, it is created with the default style and any text that you type has the default font.
Using different fonts for creating shapes is useful, fast and easy. Different letters of different fonts can give creative and modern look of your pictures. Letters can emulate brush or crayon effect, water stains or even drops and waves. This tip is about the drops effect that can help you to create nice pictures.
There are a lot of ways how to show your picture in the PowerPoint slide. You can choose different borders with ornaments and colors, you can use different shapes for it, or you can use letters like shapes. This tip is about the water stains effect that can help you to create illustrations.
When you create a presentation you simply choose some existing company presentation template. However, you might need to invent something new and creative to impress the stakeholders. This tip shows how to use several simple shapes to create a visually appealing design for your slides.