1. Normal View. Clicking this icon causes the window to be displayed in
normal view. This is the standard view we use for a dual screen system.
2. Outline View. Clicking this icon causes the outline pane to be expanded
and the preview pane to be reduced. We do not use this feature. 3. Slide View. Clicking this icon causes the slide view pane to be expanded
and the outline pane to be reduced for easier viewing and editing while
setting up a presentation. 4. Slide Sorter View. Clicking this icon causes the window to display
thumbnails of each slide within a presentation. To change the order of a slide
in slide sorter view, hold down the left mouse button on the slide to be moved
and drag to the new location. We do not use this view while setting up songs.
We will use it when sorting or rearranging announcements. 5. Slide Show. Clicking this icon causes the presentation to play. When
in dual screen mode the presentation will show on the second screen and the
primary monitor will display the outline view. From this point on you
must use your keyboard to move through the slides. Use the Up - Down arrow or
type in a slide number and hit enter.
Slides from Files. We use the insert slides from files command to
insert an individual song file or announcement. This process is describe in
depth under Song List Setup.
1. Slide Color Scheme. This option lets us change the default color of
the text and shadows for a song list. This process is described in detail
under the instructions in PPT
2. Background. This option lets us
change the default background for the music list. This process is described in
detail under the PPT Backgrounds.
3. Apply Design Template. This option lets us use pre-design
SLIDE SHOW MENU
1. Set Up Show. This option allows us to configure PowerPoint to
show the slide show through the projector when using a dual screen card. This
process is described in detail under Show
on Setup. We can also set slide shows to loop
forever for announcements.
2. Slide Transitions. You can use this
command to change the slide transitions between your announcements or sermons. We suggest
not using slide transitions in your song lists as it tends to distraction
from the worship.
1. Draw Menu. Displays the draw menu. The draw menu provides options
for creating, grouping, nudging, alignment, rotating and changing objects.
2. Select Object. The cursor allows for selecting objects. Click this
icon, then click an object using the left mouse button.
3. Text Box. To draw a text box, click this icon, hold down the left
mouse button on the starting point and drag. Use this command for creating
text for your announcements or sermon notes.
4. Font Color. To apply color to text, select the text then click this
icon. To change the color, click the arrow located beside the icon. Use this
to change the color of the font for announcements or sermon notes. We do not
use this command for our songs as it will override the color scheme settings.
5. Object Shadow. Places a shadow on a selected object or text. This
is the shadow we use for the songs. It will adapt to the slide color scheme
settings, and gives us greater control than the shadow text command.
1. Font . The currently selected font is displayed here. To change the
font, click the arrow located beside the field and make a selection from the
options provided. The songs are all formatted using Halvett Black
which we have found to be the most readable font for music.
2. Font Size. The current font size is displayed here in points. To
change the font size, click the arrow located beside the field and make a
selection from the options provided. You can also type a number in the box. If
the song at 34 points is just trailing onto the next line change the font
size to 33.
3. Font Options. These buttons change the font to bold, italic and
4. Shadow Text. We suggest not using this option as it has limited
control and overrides the color scheme settings.
5. Aligning Text. Use these buttons to align your text.
1. Contrast. Increase/decrease contrast in selected photo.
2. Brightness. Increase/decrease brightness in selected photo
3. Crop. Allows for cropping an inserted photo.
4. Format Picture. Displays a window, providing options for cropping,
image control, position sizing, and borders.
5. Set Transparent Color. Allows you to set a transparent color for
the selected picture. This is a good tool to use for putting your church logo
on to the announcements or welcome pages.