Should you use periods in PowerPoint presentations?
Just capitalize the first letter of each title, bullet or phrase; left justify all text. Bullets are not sentences; they can be phrases. Omit periods and needless words.
Should powerpoints have full sentences?
The point of a PowerPoint slide is not to cram as much information into a single slide as possible. The idea of a slide is to have memory joggers that trigger thinking in the audience. That means you do not need to even have complete sentences (although it is a bonus if the words are spelled correctly).
What is the 6 by 6 rule in PowerPoint?
A good way to keep yourself in line is by remembering the 666 rule. Presentation University recommends slides shave no more than six words per bullet, six bullets per image and six word slides in a row.
What is a cycle diagram in PowerPoint?
This is a flow chart that illustrates a continuous (or repeating) process. A cycle diagram flows either clockwise or anticlockwise. You can have as many different steps as you want in the process. In PowerPoint 2003 the default segments are arrows.
How do you create a flow diagram in PowerPoint?
On the Insert tab, click SmartArt. In the Choose a SmartArt Graphic dialog box, on the left, select the Process category. Single-click a flow chart in the middle pane to see its name and description in the right pane of the dialog box. Select the flow chart you want, and then click OK.
What is the 5 to 8 rule in PowerPoint?
That means allowing no more than five words per text line, having no more than five lines of text per slide, and never having more than five text-heavy slides in a row. More than anything, you want your slides to be as readable as possible.