Microsoft PowerPoint is a software presentation program and is available as part of the Microsoft Office.
To make a simple presentation, this is the place to get all your PowerPoint help.
When you launch PowerPoint, it will ask you the type of document that you require. Choose a blank slide. PowerPoint will show the New Slide dialog box from where you can select the layout that you require. Select the Blank slide layout. This will get you to the editing mode. Now you can build your slideshow, create new slides, insert images and access various other tools. In the editing mode, you can see a white rectangle on the right. This is your first slide.
To Put a Title on your Slide
From the Insert menu, select Text Box. Click and drag a text box across the blank slide. Enter the title. Make use of a large font so that audience at a distance can also read it. To change the font and size, select the text and from the Format menu, choose Font.
To Add a New Slide
From the Insert menu, choose New Slide.
To Insert a Picture
From the Insert menu, choose picture and select image from File. After locating your image, click the Insert button to insert it into your document.
To Draw on a Slide
Select Toolbars from View to open the Drawing from the menu bar.
From the Drawing toolbar on the left of the screen, select a shape or a line. Click and drag across the slide to draw the shape.
To Change the Background Color of the Slideshow
From the Format menu, select Slide color scheme. Select Custom tab to choose the color you want.
To Make a Slide Open with Any Affect
From the Slideshow menu, choose Slide transition. Squeeze the pop-up button under the picture to assign the desired transition style.
To Put Shadow Under a Picture
To make a box a little bigger than the image, use the drawing tools. Select a color for this box. Use Send Backward under the Order section of the Draw button at the bottom of the screen after selecting the box to place it just under the image but above the background.
To View the Slide Show
From the Slideshow menu, select View Show. To go on to the next slide, click the mouse. To exit slideshow, press escape.
Hope that was all the PowerPoint help that you needed to make a simple presentation.