Presentations for the Web
PowerPoint is very versatile and allows easy conversion to the World Wide Web. You can take an existing presentation and convert it to HTML or you can create a presentation in HTML for use on the Web. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is the language of the Web.
AutoContent Wizard offers templates for creating presentations for the Web.
If you are in PowerPoint, click File,
New . Now click the Presentations
tab. Double-click AutoContent
Wizard and follow the instructions.
have to start from scratch, you can convert any existing presentation into a
format that is compatible with the web, just click Save as HTML from the File
You can format any selection of PowerPoint text or object as a hyperlink.
Select the text or object, click on the Hyperlink button then type in the web address in the Link to file or URL box.
have to use this only as a link to the web.
If you want to link (jump) to another slide in a presentation or to an
excel spreadsheet then insert the location or file name that you wish to link to
and place the direction in the Link to file or URL box after clicking on the
Insert Hyperlink button.
within PowerPoint is on the Tools Menu, PowerPoint Central. This resource connects you to the web and helps to create
can quickly create navigation buttons and add them to your slides.
Buttons on the Slide Show menu to display a palette of buttons. Each button has a specific action assigned to it.
To add an action button to a slide, click one of the buttons in the
palette, click where you want the button to appear on the slide, then drag to
draw the button. When you release
the mouse button, the Action Settings dialog box appears.
To create hyperlinks to other files or to special effects select the item to which you want to apply the action then click Action Settings. Slide Show menu. Select the appropriate options in the Action Settings dialog box. You can assign actions that occur when the pointer passes over the item or when the button is clicked.
create a Framed Web Presentation, use the Framed Slide Show option in the
PowerPoint Internet Assistant. This
feature creates a special type of Web presentation
that uses features only available in advanced Web browsers.
A framed slide show offers more control and navigation features.
The slide frame contains the slide image.
The Navigation frames contains standard slide navigation controls such as
Next Slide and Previous Slide. The
Notes frame displays any speaker notes from the slide show. The Outline frame displays the outline for the entire
presentation. The Outline Controls
frame contains Expand and Collapse buttons that control the display in the
PowerPoint presentations can be easily converted for use on the web in either Office97 or Office2000. The only factor to remember is that your presentation with graphics and navigation buttons will use more web space than simply having the material appear on your web page in text format.
|This page was updated on: 04/10/02|