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PowerPoint Terms Abridged

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1. 4) animate* To apply movement to text or an object to control its display during the
presentation.
2. 8) bitmap picture* A collection of small dots that compose an image.
3. 11) bulleted list* A series of paragraphs accented by special characters known as
bullets.
4. 12) chart* A series of numbers rendered as a graph.
5. 14) clip art* Pictures, sound, and motion clips available for using in your
PowerPoint slides.
6. 15) Clipboard* An invisible holding place. The Cut and Copy commands add stuff
to the Clipboard, and the Paste command copies stuff from the Clipboard to your
presentation.
7. 16) color scheme* A set of complementary colors chosen by designers that you can
use in your presentations.
8. 19) crop* To cut off part of a graphic to include only the section you want on your
PowerPoint slide.
9. 20) default* - In computer science, refers to a setting or a value automatically
assigned to a software application, computer program or device, outside of user
intervention. Such settings are also called presets, especially for electronic devices.
10. 24) flip* To rotate an object to create a mirror image of it.
11. 25) font* A set of characters with a specific size and style.
12. 27) grid* Evenly spaced lines placed over your PowerPoint slide that help you
layout objects on your slides.
13. 31) Hard Copy or Printout* - Printed version of the presentation.
14. 34) Landscape orientation* A slide or printout that is wider than it is tall.
15. 51) placeholder* An area on a slide that is reserved for text, clip art, a graph, or
some other type of object.
16. 55) Portrait orientation* A slide or printout that is taller than it is wide.
17. 56) PowerPoint Viewer* A program that can display the presentation on a
computer that doesnt have PowerPoint installed.
18. 63) Scaling* Specifying a percentage of the original size to enlarge or reduce an
object.
19. 66) slide* Each page of a PowerPoint presentation is called a slide.
20. 73) Slide Views* Normal View, outline view, slide sorter view, notes view
21. 77) SmartArt* PowerPoint feature that enables you to create diagrams,
organizational charts, and other graphical objects for your presentations.
22. 81) Task pane* Located to the right of your selected slide, this pane helps you to
complete common tasks.
23. 83) Theme* A set of design elements you can apply to slides in your presentation.
24. 88) transition* Slide transitions are the visual movements as one slide changes to
another.