How to Create a Flowchart in MS PowerPoint

When you represent a process graphically, this is called a flowchart. A symbol represents each step in a flowchart, and the connecting arrows show the flow.

A simple flowchart follows certain rules:

  • An oval represents a terminal point and indicates the beginning or ending of a process.
  • A hexagon represents preparation and indicates the preparatory stage in a process.
  • A rectangle represents a process and indicates the main steps.
  • A diamond represents a decision and indicates inflection points in the process.
  • Arrows connect all the above and shows the general flow.

2 ways to create a FlowChart in Powerpoint

  • Use shapes
  • Use SmartArt with pre-built images

We will explain both methods in easy, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create a Family Tree in MS PowerPoint

Creating a family tree in MS PowerPoint has many advantages. A family tree graphically demonstrates the relationships between family members. You can also add photos to individual names and be as creative as you want.

2 Methods to create a family tree using Microsoft PowerPoint:

  • Use Shapes
  • Use SmartArt

We will show you both methods in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create Venn Diagram in MS PowerPoint

Venn diagrams are useful when you want to show logical relationships between sets using a graphic. In PowerPoint it is very easy to create these kinds of diagrams.

2 Methods for creating a Venn diagram in Microsoft PowerPoint:

  • Using Basic Shapes
  • Using SmartArt

We will show you both methods in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to delete a slide in PowerPoint

You may have to delete a slide or two when managing your presentation.

There are two ways you can delete a slide:

  • Use the Delete Slide function
  • Cut the slide to the clipboard

We will show you in simple, step-wise instructions how to use both methods.

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How to create a slide master in PowerPoint

Whatever you do in the Slide Master mode will reflect in all the rest of the slides. Therefore, the Master Views are only for design and visual aspects only. Once you have set up the master template to your satisfaction, you must close the Master View option. Now you can start working on your actual slides.

We will show you in simple, step-wise instructions how to create a slide master in PowerPoint. Let us start.

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What is Slide Master in PowerPoint

Slide Master is one of the most powerful tools that PowerPoint offers. Using this option, you can standardize the visual aspects of your presentation. You may not be familiar with this feature. But using Slide Master can truly make a difference.

Especially, when you work extensively with PowerPoint presentations. Here, we will explain the features of the Slide Master of PowerPoint, and how it can be useful.

Master Slide in PowerPoint

You will find the Master Slide option under the View tab in the main menu bar. The feature allows you to create master templates, also known as master slides. You can automatically add common elements you will be repeating throughout your slides. For instance, this might include a logo.

Using the feature, you can standardize the design of your presentation. You can add a common color scheme, typography, or background to all your slides. You can add whatever to your master slides.

It will show up automatically when you start working on your presentation. This way, you do not need to design each slide individually. With the slide master, you can add all your style requirements in one instance.

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How to save a PPT as a PDF

How to Save a PPT as PDF

You may be interested in sharing your PowerPoint presentation with colleagues and members of your group. Sharing the PPT file itself can be risky as someone may change the information. Another option is to convert the PPT as a Portable Document Format or PDF. It is not easy to change the information in a PDF file.

3 ways to save a PPT as a PDF

  • Print it as a PDF file
  • Save it as a PDF file
  • Export it as a PDF file

We will show you all the methods in simple step-wise instructions.

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How to insert a PDF in Powerpoint

While creating a slide, you may want to incorporate information from a PDF file. One of the options available is typing the information manually into the slides. But this could be a time-consuming and tedious exercise.

4 ways to insert a PDF in Powerpoint

  • Insert the PDF file as an object 
  • Insert the PDF as an image
  • Insert Text from the PDF file
  • Insert graphics from the PDF file

We will show you all the above methods as simple step-wise instructions.

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