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Title: Creating a Poster from a PowerPoint Presentation


1
Creating a Poster from a PowerPoint Presentation
  • Margy Ingram
  • Learning Technology Services
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout

2
Prepare Presentation
  • Open Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Go to File gt Page Setup, and select
  • On-screen Show for 10 x 7.5 slides
  • Custom specify a size up to 11x17
  • Prepare slides
  • Key words
  • Letter size minimum is 24 point
  • Avoid paragraphs and sentences

3
Determine Size of Poster
  • Organizations rules
  • Size the software will accommodate
  • PowerPoint will allow up to 56
  • Size of the printer
  • LTS printer uses roll paper 42 wide
  • One dimension of the poster can be no more than
    41

4
Number of Slides Needed
  • Once size of poster is known
  • determine poster layout
  • arrange in columns
  • audience can walk from left to right
  • placement of title
  • 16 slides (7.5x10) fit on a 46x42 poster
  • 20 slides (7.5x10) fit on a 56x42 poster
  • 9 slides (11x17) fit on a 56x42 poster

5
Sample Layout
6
What About the Title?
  • As part of the poster body -
  • one of the total number of slides
  • works well when printer uses 36 paper
  • As a banner with same template
  • Create another presentation
  • Go to file, page set up and specify size
  • usually the length of the layout x 4 or 5
  • As a banner no template
  • Add title information to large layout by creating
    text boxes

7
Include Visuals
  • Instead of words use
  • photographs
  • drawings
  • charts and graphs
  • Avoid tables of numbers
  • Limit tables of words

8
My Research Data
9
Where to Save Presentation
  • Create a folder for this project in My
    documents
  • As you work, continually save your creation as a
    presentation
  • Proof, proof, proof
  • Save final time

10
Save Presentation for Poster
  • Go to File gt Save as
  • Select the proper folder to save the images in
  • Give the images a name if different from your
    presentation title

11
Save for Poster
  • Go to File
  • Save asgtsave as type
  • Scroll down and select JPEG File Interchange
    Format
  • Click save
  • When prompt appears, click every slide

12
Where are the Slides?
  • This prompt will appear when images are saved,
    click OK
  • A new folder is created
    to hold the .jpg images
  • Each slide is saved as
    a separate .jpg image
  • The location of the file is
    stated in the prompt above

13
Whats Next?
  • Open a New PowerPoint presentation
  • Go to File gt Page Setup, and select
  • Custom specify a size up to 42x56
  • Click OK
  • Select blank content layout
  • Layout shown will be the entire poster

14
Using the Grid
  • Turn on grid for easier placement
  • View gt Grid and Guides
  • Check snap objects to grid
  • Select a grid spacing
  • Check Display grid on screen
  • Check Display drawing guides on screen

15
Getting the Slides on Poster
  • Go to insert gtpicturegtfrom a file
  • Navigate to proper folder
  • Select all slides by
  • click on the first slide
  • hold down the shift key
  • click on the last slide
  • Click on Insert

16
Arrange Slides
  • Arrange slides in columns going down
  • Space first column appropriately

Creating a Poster from a PowerPoint Presentation
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Slide 7
Slide 4
Slide 1
Slide 11
Slide 8
Slide 2
Slide 5
Slide 12
Slide 9
Slide 6
17
Align Slides
  • Align slides in first column by
  • holding down the shift key and clicking on each
    slide in the column
  • go to draw gt align or distribute gt align
    left
  • continue for each column
  • Align slides in first row by
  • holding down the shift key and clicking on each
    slide in the column
  • go to draw gt align or distribute gt align
    top
  • continue for each row

18
Compress Images
  • Click on an image and then on the compress tool
    on the picture toolbar
  • On prompt screen select
    all pictures in document
    and print resolution
  • Save final version as a presentation

19
Completed Poster
20
Poster Background/Template
  • Preselect the background or template you will use
    for large poster.
  • Use a blank/white background for slides
  • Colored text may be used
  • Include colored charts and visuals
  • Save as JEPG Interchange Format images
  • Insert images onto large poster (see previous
    slide Getting the Slides on the Poster)
  • Arrange slides in columns
  • Continually save as a presentation

21
Get Rid of the White Background
  • Click on image to highlight it
  • Locate Picture toolbar (ViewgtToolbarsgtPicture)
  • Click on Set Transparent Color tool
  • Click on selected image-
    background will disappear
  • Repeat for each image
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