Sunday 1 January 2012

IX. Presentation




IX. Presentation


Short Answers

1.What is a presentation?
  • Presentation are one of the most powerful and effective ones.
  • In a presentation, we can include a variety of items such as text,audio, hand-drawn, images and videos.
2.What are the uses of presentations?
  • The application provides various tools that allow us to save and modify presentations, print them as handouts, and view presentations as slide shows or HTML pages.
  • It also allows us to import and modify Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.
3.What is a slide show?
A slide show is a series of slides, or pages, that present
information on a specific topic.
4.What are the options available in presentation wizard of StarOffice Impress?
Three options are in the Presentation Wizard,
(a)An empty presentation,
(b)From template
(c)Open an existing presentation.
5.What are the presentation types available?
6.What is manual presentation?
  • Default option allows us to manually control the transition of slides using mouse clicks.
7.What is automatic presentation?
The Automatic option allows us to specify the duration for each slide and will automatically flip through the slides at the specified speed.
8.What is the use of Duration of page?
The Duration of page spin box allows us to specify the duration for the slides.
9.What is the use of Duration of pause?
The Duration of pause spin box allows us to specify the duration for which the presentation will pause before it starts again.
10.What is Show Logo?
Checking the Show Logo check box will display the message, “Created with StarOffice” during the pause between each presentation.
12.How will we create a new presentation?
To create a new presentation, using a template,
  • Choose File ->New ->Templates and Documents or
  • Press Shift + Ctrl + N.
Using a Wizard, Choose File-> New -> Presentation
16.What is use of Normal view in presentation?
The Normal view in presentation allows us to create and edit slides.
17.What is the use of Outline view in presentation?
The Outline view in presentation allows us to reorder slides, edit slide titles and heading.



18.What is the use of Notes view of presentation?
  • The Notes view allows us to add notes to the slides or view any existing notes for the slide.
  • Notes are typically used by a presenter to add additional information to a slide.
19.What is the use of Handouts view of presentation?
  • The handouts view allows us to scale the slides so that several slides can fit into a page.
  • This view is typically used when the presentation is to be printed and distributed as a handout
20.What is the use of Slide sorter view of presentation?
  • The Slide sorter view allows us to view miniature images of all the slides in the presentation.
  • The Slide sorter view is also used to re-arrange slides.
  • The tasks pane on the right displays four pages that allow us to specify the master slide, layout, transitions and animations effects from the objects on our slides.
21.What is the use of Master page of presentation?
  • The Master page can be used to specify basic background information that needs to be included in all the sides.
For example, you can insert a company logo to the master slide and it will appear in all the slides.
22.What are layouts in presentation?
The Layouts displays the various layouts provided by StarOffice Impress.
We can choose a layout while creating a new slide.
23.What is the use of Custom Animation in presentation?
The Custom Animation displays various options that allow us to add or modify animation effects to elements of a slide.
24.What is the use of Slide Transition in presentation?
  • The Slide Transition displays various transition effects that can be attached to a slide along with other options that allow us to control the transition of the slides.
  • Note that we can have a different transition for each slide in the presentation.
25.How will we Save a slide show?
To save a presentation do any one of the following:
(a)Click on File ->Save option. (b)Press the icon.
(c)Press Ctrl + S.
26.How will we start a slide show?
The following are the ways to start a presentation:
(a)Click the Slide Show icon.
(b)Slide show -> Slide Show.
(c)Press F5.
27.How will we launch a slide show on the screen?
The on-screen presentation starts automatically in the full-screen mode.
  • If we click once, the second slide will be displayed.
  • After the last side, we will see a black slide.
  • End the presentation by pressing the Escape key.
28.Can we adjust the setting of a presentation?
  • Yes, we can adjust the setting of presentation.
  • Presentation setting can be adjusted under the Slide show ->Slide show settings.
  • After going to this, a dialog box appears and we can do the change show wherever necessary.

29.How can we display a presentation?
  • Select All Slides, if we want to display all the slides else
  • select From option and select the page from which we want to display.
30.How can we customize a slide show?
  • To run a custom slide show in the order that we defined in Slide Show ->Custom Slide show.
31.How will we insert a slide?
  • To insert a slide, click the Slide button in the presentation toolbar or choose Insert ->Slide from the menu bar.
  • The new slide uses the page layout of the previous slide.
32.How will we delete a slide?
  • If we want to delete a slide, select the slide, which we want to delete in the Slides Pane and press Delete key or right click on the slide and choose Delete slide.
33.How will we rename a slide?
  • To rename a slide, select the slide, which we want to rename and choose Slide ->Rename Slide or right click on the slide and choose Rename slide.
34.Can we change the order of the slide?
Yes, To change the slide order,
  • click the Slide sorter in the switching presentation view tab.
  • A slide sorter window opens.
  • In this mode, all slides in the presentation document are displayed in reduced size.
  • Click the slide if we want to move and drag it with the mouse to the desired position.
  • A vertical black bar indicates the position where the slide will be inserted.
35.How will we insert pictures in a presentation?
To insert a picture in a slide,
Choose Insert ->Picture - >From File or click the Insert Picture icon from the insert tool bar.
Choose the desired picture from the open dialog box.
36.How will we include a movie / sound in a presentation?
To insert a Movie in a slide,
  • choose Insert ->Movie and Sound or click the Insert Movie and Sound icon from the Insert toolbar.
37.How will we play a movie/sound in an impress presentation?
To play a movie or sound file in an Impress presentation, do the following steps:
(a)Open the slide that contains the movie or sound file.
(b)Click the object icon for the movie or sound file on the slide.
(c)Click Play on the Media Play back tool bar.
38.Define Media player in StarOffice Impress?
  • StarOffice Impress enables Media Player where we can preview movie and sound files as well as insert these files into the current presentation slide.
  • The Media player supports many different media formats.
39.What is the use of Inserting objects and formula icon?
StarOffice Impress provides tools for inserting objects like charts, formula, etc., in a presentation.
To Insert an object in a slide,
Choose an object from Insert ->Object.
The formula icon is used for inserting formula into the presentation for performing calculations.
40.What is the use of slide view in slide transition?
The number of slides in the Slide view changes according to the number specified in the Slides Per Row spin box.
The Slide view displays the slides in certain numbers specified in the Slides Per Row spin box.
41.What is Presentation Styles?
  • We can assign a whole set of Presentation Styles to our slides is known as presentation Style..
  • It is a list of the pre-defined styles.
  • We can modify the existing styles and we can create new styles.
42.How will we start a custom slide show?
To start a custom slide show:
  • Choose Slide Show ->Custom slide show.
  • Select the slide show, we want to start from the list.
  • Click Start.
Note: check whether the Use Custom Slide Show check box is selected.
43.How will we start a slide show from current slide?
To start a slide show from the current slide?
(a)Choose Tools ->Options->StarOffice Impress->General.
(b)In the start presentation area, select Always with current pages check box.
Note: Do not select this option if we want to run a custom slide show.
44.How will we hide a slide?
To hide a slide
(a)Select the slide(s) that we want to hide in the slide show.
(b)Choose Slide Show ->Show / Hide slide.
The slide number is struck out, but it is not removed from our presentation.
45.How will we show a hidden slide?
  • To show a hidden slide select the slide(s) that we want to hide from the Slide Pane.
  • Choose Slide Show -> Show / Hide Slide to show the slide in the slide show.
47. What is Template?
Templates are the predefined styles,animations,slides with content out lines.
48. What are the different types of slide views available in staroffice?
There are five types of views;
1.Normal view 2.outline view 3.Notes view 4. Handouts view 5.Slide Sorter view
49.What are the panes available in presentation window?
There are three panes they are 1.slides pane 2. Middle pane 3. Task pane
1.Slides pane : The Slides pane on the left displays a thumbnail image of the slide and allows you to rename, delete, or rearrange them
2. Middle pane : The pane in the center allows you to view the slides in the presentation. There are five types of views;
1.Normal view 2.outline view 3.Notes view 4. Handouts view 5.Slide Sorter view
3. Task pane : The Tasks pane on the right displays four pages that allow you to specify the master slide, layout, transitions, and animation effects for the objects on your slides
50. How will you customize a presentation? Or How to create custom slide show?
  • Choose Slide Show -> Custom Slide Shows
  • Click on New.
Custom Slide shows dialog box appears
  • Enter a name for your slide show in the Name box.
  • Select the slides and Click the >> button.
  • Hold down Shift to select a range of slides, or Ctrl to select multiple slides.
To change the order of the slides
Drag and drop the slides under Selected Slides. Click Ok.
51.What is meant by “Rehearse Timings”?
  • StarOffice assists you in defining the right rehearse timings for automatic slide changes.
  • StarOffice records the display time for each slide, so the next time you play the show with automatic slide changes, the timing will be as recorded
52. How will you record a show with rehearse timing?
To record a show with rehearse timings:
• Open a presentation, and switch to Normal View.
• select Slide Show-> Rehearse Timings
Now you see the first slide and a timer in the bottom left corner
• When it is time to advance to the next slide, click the timer. Continue for all slides in your Presentation.
• StarOffice has recorded the display time for each slide.
• If you want the whole presentation to auto-repeat,
Select Slide Show ->Slide Show Settings. A window appears
• Select Auto and then click OK.

53.Write any four icons present in Media play back Toolbar.
Pause icon - Pauses or resumes the playback of the current file.
Stop icon - Stops the playback of the current file.
Repeat icon - Plays the file repeatedly.
Position slider - Moves to a different position in the file.
Mute icon - Turns sound off and on.
Volume slider - Adjusts the volume.
Zoom - Adjusts the size of the movie playback.
54.How to open Media player Window?
To open Media Player window
Choose Tools -> Media Player
The Media Player window is appears
  • Click Open icon
The Open Movie and Sound dialog box appears
  • Select a video or sound file
  • Click the Apply icon.
55.How to apply effects for object?
The objects in your slide can have various effects
  • Effects can be assigned using the Normal View
  • Choose Slide Show -> Custom Animation.
  • Select the object
  • Click Add in Modify Effect.
The Custom Animation window appears
  • Select the desired effect, Click OK
56.What are the options present in Background fill?
There are four options ,
1.color 2. Gradient 3.Hatching 4.bitmap
57.How to set default printer settings?
To set the default printing options
  • Choose Tools ->Options ->StarOffice Impress -> Print.
  • A window appears.
  • Any change made in this window is set as the default setting for the printer.
58.How to set current printer options?
To Set printer options for the current presentation
  • Choose File ->Print.
  • A window appears.
  • Click Options, and then select the printer options.
  • These settings override the default printer options
59.How to print a range of slides?
Choose File _ Print.
  • In the Print range area, click Pages.
  • Enter the numbers of slides to print in the Pages box,
  • Click OK.
60.How to print a slide to fit a paper size?
To reduce the size of paper
In Normal View, choose Format_ Page, and then Page tab.
In Layout settings area, select the Fit object to paper format check box.
In the Paper format area, select a Format.
Click OK.
61.How to create and print Handout?
Click the Handout View tab in the view bar.
Choose a layout from Tasks Pane
To Printing Handouts
Choose File->Print and click Options to define the print settings.
Select Handout in the contents area , Click OK
62..How will you create Notes in staroffice Impress?
Enter notes for individual slides in the Notes view
To print slide notes:
1. Choose File_ Print and click Options.
2. In the Printer Options dialog, select Notes in the Contents
area and click OK.
3. In the Print dialog, select the slides that you want to print and click OK.
63..What is Navigator in staroffice presentation? Or How to use Navigator in SO presentation?
It is used to move from slide to slide quickly.
To Open Navigator
  • Choose Edit _ Navigator or click on navigator icon in the function bar.
The Navigator window appears.
Double-click a slide title to jump to that slide
64.What can you do with left pane of the presentation window?
The left pane displays a thumbnail image of the slide
It allows to rename, delete, or rearrange them.


65.What can you do with right pane of the presentation window?
  • The Tasks pane on the right displays four pages
  • They are master slide, layout, transitions, and custom animation that allow you to specify the effects for the objects on your slides
66.What can you do with middle pane of the presentation window?
  • The pane allows you to view the slides in the
  • presentation.
  • It displays five tabs at the top that allow you to view the presentation in different formats
  • They are Normal view,Outline view , Notes view ,Handouts view and Slide sorter view
67. How will you change slide background?give an example.
  • Choose Format _ Page _ Background.
  • Select the background fill from the following options.
  • 1.Color 2.Gradient 3.Hatching 4.Bitmap Image.
Ex.Colour is selected as the Fill type.
  • Fill combo box changes to a list of different colours
  • Select any colour.
68.What is the use of OLE object tool in staroffice Impress?
This is used to import objects from other application into a
Presentation
69.How to create a new presentation using templates?
To create a new presentation using a template,
  • Choose File_New _ Templates and Documents, or press Shift+Ctrl+N.
  • In the Templates and Documents window,
  • Click the Templates icon on the left
  • Double-click one of the templates, such as Academic Presentation
  • Click Open to open the presentation.
70.How to open Media player in SO Impress
To open Media Player window
  • Choose Tools _ Media Player
  • The Media Player window appears
  • Click Open icon
The Open Movie and Sound dialog box appears
  • Select a video or sound file
  • Click the Apply icon to apply the selected movie or video
  • file into your presentation
71.How to insert Microsoft word application in SO impress?
Select Insert -> object -> OLE object
Choose Further objects and Create New option
Click OK
In Insert Object dialog box ,Select Microsoft Word Document and Click OK
78.How to give effects for objects ? How to make custom animation in SO Impress?
  • Select the Object
  • Choose Slide Show _ Custom Animation.
  • Click Add in Modify Effect.
  • The Custom Animation window appears
  • Then select the desired effect. Click on OK


79.What are the option available in Fill combo box?
1.Color 2.Gradient 3.Hatching 4.Bitmap Image.
80.How to apply a new slide design?
Select Format_ Slide Design.A dialog box appears
Do one of the following:
-
  • To apply the slide design to all the slides, Select the Exchange background page check box-
  • To apply the slide design to the current slide only, clear the Check box.
  • Click Load..
  • Under Categories, select a slide design.
  • Under Templates, select a template with the design that you want to apply.
81.How to give auto-repeat to whole presentation?
To give auto-repeat in your whole presentation,
  • Choose Slide Show _ Slide Show Settings.
  • A window appears
  • Select Auto and then click OK.
82.How to do the default printer settings?
To set the default printing options,
  • Choose Tools _ Options _ StarOffice Impress _ Print. A window appears.
  • Any change made in this window is set as the default setting for the printer
83. How to do the printer option for the current presentation?
  • Choose File _Print.
  • A window appears.
  • Click Options, and then select the printer options.
  • These settings override the default printer options
  • It is for the current print job only.
84. How to print a range of slides?
  • Choose File _ Print.
  • In the Print range area, click Pages.
  • Enter the numbers of slides to print in the Pages box, and then click OK.

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