Posted: June 18th, 2022
You are asked to develop a presentation that will be used to promote La Belle Fleurs, a wedding planning service. Potential clients include prospective brides, grooms, and their families. Using accepted design principles, the presentation is developed to include shapes, animation, transitions, and video.
Start PowerPoint. Download and open the file named Exp19_PPT_Ch02_HOEAssessment_Wedding.pptx. Grader has automatically added your last name to the beginning of the filename.
Replace Student Name on Slide 1 with Mary Albert. Change the title font to Arial.
Contrast is one of the main design principles used in a presentation to direct focus and aid in readability. You adjust the formatting of the font used in the presentation so there is better contrast.
Click Slide 2, select the title, and change the font to Arial. Change the size to 72. Change the Font color to Brown, Text 1, Lighter 10%. Double-click the Format Painter button. Apply the formatting to the titles for Slide 3 through Slide 7. Press ESC.
You begin to prepare for adding objects that will enhance the presentation’s message to some of the slides by deleting a couple of placeholders. These will not be needed once the objects are added. You also adjust the formatting of the font on the slides.
Click Slide 3 and select the left content placeholder border. Change the Font color to Brown, Text 1. Repeat for Slide 5. Delete the image on Slide 5.
This slide is enhanced by using the alignment design principle to bring the email address closer to the phrase Contact us. The font formatting should be adjusted as well.
Click Slide 7. Select the email address and then click Align Right in the Paragraph group. Select Contact us at: and change the size to 44. Change the Font color to Brown, Text 1.
You add a heart shape to enhance the message of the slide. Then the heart will be filled with a picture of a wedding cake. Some additional text will be added to the slide to finish the message.
Click Slide 5 and delete the right content placeholder. Click the Insert tab. Click Shapes in the Illustration group. Click the Heart in the Basic Shapes group and then click in the right side of the slide.
Size the heart to a height of 5.5” and a width of 5.5”. Position it Horizontally at 7.45” from Top Left corner and Vertically 1.75” from Top Left Corner. Click Shape Fill in the Shape Styles group, and then click Picture. Click From a File and navigate to where you have your files stored. Click Cake.jpg and click Insert.
Click Compress Pictures in the Adjust group on the Picture Format tab. In the Compress Pictures dialog box, with Use default resolution selected, click OK.
Begin a new paragraph beneath the current paragraph and type For you to choose in the left Content placeholder on Slide 5.
Animation is added to the email address to emphasize it.
Click Slide 7, select the email address, and then click the Animations tab. Click More in the Animation group and then click Random Bars in the Entrance category.
Select the email address again and click Add Animation in the Advanced Animation group. Click Bold Reveal in the Emphasis category.
Animation is added to the new phrase on this slide to control how it appears on the slide. This helps to focus how the audience receives the message of the slide.
Click Slide 5 and select For you to choose. Click More on the Animations tab and then click More Entrance Effects. Click Expand in the Subtle category. Click OK.
You continue to add and adjust animations used on several slides in the presentation. The goal is to add interest to the presentation and keep the audience’s attention on the slides.
Click Slide 2 and select the text in the content placeholder. On the Animations tab, in the Animation group, click More, and then click More Entrance Effects. Click Fade in the Subtle category. Click OK. Change the Font color to Brown, Text 1.
Select the content placeholder on Slide 2. Click the Effect Options Dialog Box Launcher to display the Fade dialog box. Click the Animate text arrow and click By word.
Click the Timing tab. Click the Start arrow and then click After Previous. Set the Delay to 0.75 seconds and the Duration to 2 seconds (Medium). Click OK.
Click Slide 5 and select the phrase For you to choose. Set the Start to After Previous. Click the Delay arrow in the Timing group to reach 00.75.
Click Slide 7 and then click the content placeholder. Click the Animations tab. Click Animation Pane in the Advanced Animation group. Click the second Exploring2019 arrow (for Bold Reveal Emphasis). Click Start After Previous.
Click Slide 6. Drag the right edge of the third timeline bar in the Animation Pane to the left until the ScreenTip displays End: 8.4s. Drag the right edge of the fourth timeline bar the left until the ScreenTip displays End: 11.4s.
Note, Mac users, set the duration of the Fade animation for the third hexagon to 5.4 seconds, and the duration for the fourth hexagon to 3 seconds.
Click Slide 2 and click the content placeholder. Adjust the Delay arrow to 01.00.
You apply a transition to all the slides in the presentation to create visual interest and re-focus the audience attention as each new slide displays during the presentation.
Click the Transitions tab and click More in the Transition to This Slide group. Click Push under Subtle. Click Apply to All in the Timing group.
Select the Slide 1 thumbnail, click the Effect Options arrow in the Transitions to This Slide group, and then select From Left. Click On Mouse Click in the Timing group to deselect it. Click After and set it to 00:02.00. Click Apply to All.
Video engages the audience’s emotions and helps to reinforce the message of your presentation. This helps the audience remember the message of the presentation, so you add one on this slide.
Select Slide 3. Click the right content placeholder. Click the Insert Video icon. Navigate to where you have your file stored and insert the Violins.mp4 video.
You use the Playback and Format tabs to adjust the video’s properties.
Click Move Forward 0.25 Seconds on the Media Controls bar located beneath the video to advance the video to the frame at 1.50 seconds. Click the Poster Frame in the Adjust group on the Format tab, and then click Current Frame.
Click Video Shape in the Video Styles group and click Hexagon in the Basic Shapes category. Click Video Effects, point to Shadow, and then click Perspective: Lower Left in the Perspective category.
Select the video object, click the Playback tab, and then click Trim Video in the Editing group. Drag the red End Time marker on the slider until 00:03.000 displays in the End Time box. Click OK. Click the Start arrow in the Video Options group and select Automatically. Click the Loop until Stopped check box in the Video Options group to select it.
Note, Mac users, skip the instruction to trim the video, however, set the other options.
You check the presentation to make sure all of the changes you have made work as you designed them to work. Then you compress the media to reduce the overall file size of the presentation.
Click the Slide Show tab and click From Beginning in the Start Slide Show group. Press ESC. Click the File tab, and then click Compress Media. Select Standard (480p).
Save and close Exp_PPT_Ch02_HOEAssessment_Wedding_solution.pptx. Exit PowerPoint. Submit the file as directed.
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