Below is a list of instructions on how to use the supplied background templates
for your music lists.
Open PowerPoint. Close down any startup and popup windows.
STEP 1. Menu Bar: Choose Open
STEP 2. Browse to the backgrounds directories and Highlight a file.
A low resolution image will be displayed in preview area. If this is the
background you wish to use click on the Open command.
STEP 3. From the file
menu bar choose Save As. Browse to your _Current Service directory. In
the File Name: area type in the name of the file (Music_02-Jan-28). Now click
on the Save Button.
You now have a background, welcome page, and default font colors setup as
For information on how to insert songs into this PowerPoint presentation
see Song List Setup.
We suggest you open your music list for your service and put it to screen
on one of the blank slides. Do not deactivate it but leave it active and then
open your announcements or sermon notes and activate them overtop of the
active music list. When you close your sermon notes or announcements the music
list will be active. This will give you a theme for your service and people
will not see a blank projected screen. You will also want to make sure your
desktop background is black just in case you close all your PowerPoint
presentations which would put the computer desktop through the projector. See Multiple
Active Shows for instructions on this subject.