Use text boxes to organize your wording. To insert a text box:
You may want to separate your headings/titles from the bulleted text by creating multiple text boxes for each element; this makes formatting the text a little easier. The main thing is to determine the best size for your headings/titles and the bulleted text, and to be consistent with your text boxes
Highlight the textbox border and use the arrow keys to move your textbox around. Use CTRL + arrow key to move a textbox just a smidgeon.
Tips on text size and type: Text size can vary depending on the size and content of your poster.
Note: These font sizes reflect that in this example we are asking the printer to enlarge the entire poster by 200%. If you are NOT enlarging your poster, double all the above sizes.There are no hard and fast rules; just keep in mind the proportion of the elements in relation to each other.
Tips on text color:
You can insert any image onto your PowerPoint slide provided the image is saved on your hard drive, flash drive or shared drive. To insert an image:
You can then move the picture by dragging it or by selecting it, and using your arrow keys. Using the corner bullets to resize the picture will guarantee that the height and width will change in proportion to each other. When you select an image you will have a Format ribbon available to you which you can use to manipulate the image in dozens of ways.
Tip: It's visually appealing to put a thin border of black or gray around your image for contrast and emphasis.
You should ensure that your images are of sufficient quality to be printed. You should strive for resolution of 300 dpi (dots per inch). Most web images are 72 dpi and when printed, will look blurry or jagged. Here are some general guidelines:
You can insert dozens of different shapes, lines, diagrams, and other graphical elements on to your poster. To do this, start in the Insert ribbon and choose either Shapes or SmartArt to peruse the available options.
You can use the Insert function to insert an existing chart or create a new one, but it takes a few steps and can be difficult.
There is a much easier way to insert a chart into a PowerPoint slide/poster. If you have created a chart using Excel, all of the formatting functionality will work in PowerPoint.