Open Power Point and you will be prompted by a dialog box with
four choices. Each of these options are explained on this page.
If Power Point is already open or this box does not appear, select
File|New from the menu bar.
The AutoContent Wizard provides templates and ideas for a variety
of presentation types. Page through the wizard by clicking the Next
button on the bottom of each page after making necessary choices.
Power Point provides many templates with different backgrounds
and text formatting to begin your presentation. Preview each design
by highlighting the template name on the list. Press OK after
you have chosen the design.
Select Blank Presentation to build the presentation from scratch
with no preset graphics or formatting.
Open an Existing Presentation
Select this option to open a Power Point presentation that already
exists. Select the folder the file is located in from the Look
in: drop-down menu and highlight the file on the list. Click
Open to open the presentation.
After selecting the presentation type, you will be prompted to
choose the layout of the new slide. These layouts include bulleted
lists, graphs, and/or images. Click on each thumbnail image and
a description will be printed in the message box. Highlight the
layout you want and click OK.