Prezi Cookbook

Over 100 simple but incredible recipes to create dynamic, engaging, and beautiful presentations using Prezi
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Prezi Cookbook

Charlotte Olsson, Christina Hoyer

Over 100 simple but incredible recipes to create dynamic, engaging, and beautiful presentations using Prezi
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783551835
Paperback296 pages

Book Description

Prezi is the presentation tool of the future. Its amazing canvas lets you easily create presentations that have high impact.

This book will take you from inserting and editing images to making your presentations come to life. It will teach you how to make use of features like animation, frames, paths, zoom and turn, and much more. The book will then move on to cover how to enhance your project, reusing PowerPoint, and adding sounds and video effects to Prezi. You will go on to cover Prezi on different devices, such as smartphones and iPad. Finally, making it easy for you to use Prezi's state-of-the-art tools, you will be ready to stand strong as a presenter using Prezi.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Administer Your Account and Your Prezi
Introduction
Choosing the right Prezi account
The account overview window (your prezis)
Creating a new prezi
Saving your Prezi
Finding an existing prezi
Creating a folder
Renaming a folder
Showing the prezi of a specific folder
Removing a Prezi from a folder
Sharing a folder
Deleting a folder
Privacy settings
Chapter 2: Inserting Text, Images, and Links
Introduction
Choosing a Prezi template
Navigating through the Prezi canvas
Working with text in Prezi
Multiple textboxes for different styles
Copy and paste text and images
Inserting images from your computer
Inserting images from Google/Flickr
Editing images by cropping
Using effects of Prezi's photo editor
Understanding image file types in Prezi
Inserting hyperlinks
Chapter 3: Symbols and Shapes, Lines and Arrows
Introduction
Symbols
Shapes
Arrows and lines
Adjusting arrow/line width
Chapter 4: Editing Elements on the Canvas
Introduction
Moving an element – image, text, or some other type
Rotating an element
Resizing an element
Adjusting text elements to the same size
Adjusting elements to the same turn degree
Selecting multiple elements
Grouping and ungrouping elements
Working in layers
Chapter 5: Path and Steps
Introduction
Setting steps to create a path
Creating steps using frames and elements
The path order
Editing steps
Adding additional steps using the canvas
Rearranging steps using the canvas
Deleting steps using the canvas
Rearranging steps using the path lane
Deleting steps using the path lane
Path lane quick tools – Adding current view
Path lane quick tools – the Clear all option
Chapter 6: Frames and Prezi Ratio
Introduction
What are frames used for?
Types of frames
Inserting frames
How do frames work?
Content in a frame
Removing content from a frame
Adjusting the size of a frame
Turning a frame
Moving a frame
Editing a frame without impacting content
The frame toolbar
Deleting a frame – overview
Prezi ratio
Frames troubleshooting
Chapter 7: Zoom and Turn
Introduction
Zoom in
Zoom out
Zooming with frames
Zooming out with frames
Zooming in with frames
Turns
Turning an element
Turning a frame
Anatomy of a turn
Combining turns for elements and frames
Chapter 8: Animation
Introduction
How are animated elements activated for presentation?
Before you animate
Animation tools
Animating elements
Resetting or deleting animation
Line-by-line fade-in of text
Animating grouped elements
Chapter 9: Reuse Favorite Frames and Elements
Introduction
My Content – your collection of favorites
Saving favorites to My Content
Inserting items from My Content
Inserting favorite frames with My Content
Reusing Prezi template elements via My Content
Copying elements from one prezi to another
Layouts
Inserting layouts
Customizing layouts
Inserting tables and graphs created in Word and Excel
Inserting tables created in Word
Inserting graphs or diagrams created in Excel
Chapter 10: Media Files in Prezi
Introduction
Audio in Prezi
Adding audio to one or more steps
The audio toolbar
Adding background music
Audio file types in Prezi
Video in Prezi
Inserting a video from your filesystem
Video file types in Prezi
Tips for recording audio
Editing audio
A prezi video
Chapter 11: Templates, Colors, and Fonts
Introduction
Choosing the right template
Applying a template
Customizing the background
Changing or deleting background color, background image, and graphics
Deleting the background image
Changing the background image
Applying a theme
Customizing with Theme Wizard
Accessing Theme wizard
Changing colors with Prezi's default palette
Three-dimensional background in Prezi (simple)
Inserting a custom logo
Changing colors (advanced options)
Three-dimensional background in Prezi – layered (Advanced option)
Inserting a custom logo (Advanced option)
Changing fonts in your prezi
Saving a customized theme
Chapter 12: Presenting with Prezi
Introduction
Prezi in present mode
Chapter 13: Prezi on Other Devices
Introduction
Using Prezi for Windows/Mac
Working in Prezi for Windows/Mac
Synchronizing your prezis
Re-synchronizing your prezis
Detaching a prezi from your online Prezi account
Working online and offline in Prezi – the differences
Prezi on iPad and iPhone
Downloading a prezi on your device
Editing and closing a downloaded prezi
Presenting with Prezi on an iPad
Chapter 14: PowerPoint and Prezi
Introduction
Reusing PowerPoint material
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 1
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 2
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 3
Chapter 15: Sharing and Collaborating
Introduction
Portable prezi
Pez – the prezi file format
Real-time collaboration in Prezi
Real-time editing in collaboration mode
Presenting in collaborative mode

What You Will Learn

  • Insert and edit text images, symbols, shapes, and diagrams
  • Make your presentation come to life with video and sound features
  • Get to grips with animations, frames, and paths
  • Master the moves - use zoom and turns as part of your visual storytelling
  • Understand the basic design principles and make your presentation look professional
  • Take advantage of easy-to-use tools for sharing, presenting remotely, and collaboration
  • Get valuable design and presentation tips from the pros

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Administer Your Account and Your Prezi
Introduction
Choosing the right Prezi account
The account overview window (your prezis)
Creating a new prezi
Saving your Prezi
Finding an existing prezi
Creating a folder
Renaming a folder
Showing the prezi of a specific folder
Removing a Prezi from a folder
Sharing a folder
Deleting a folder
Privacy settings
Chapter 2: Inserting Text, Images, and Links
Introduction
Choosing a Prezi template
Navigating through the Prezi canvas
Working with text in Prezi
Multiple textboxes for different styles
Copy and paste text and images
Inserting images from your computer
Inserting images from Google/Flickr
Editing images by cropping
Using effects of Prezi's photo editor
Understanding image file types in Prezi
Inserting hyperlinks
Chapter 3: Symbols and Shapes, Lines and Arrows
Introduction
Symbols
Shapes
Arrows and lines
Adjusting arrow/line width
Chapter 4: Editing Elements on the Canvas
Introduction
Moving an element – image, text, or some other type
Rotating an element
Resizing an element
Adjusting text elements to the same size
Adjusting elements to the same turn degree
Selecting multiple elements
Grouping and ungrouping elements
Working in layers
Chapter 5: Path and Steps
Introduction
Setting steps to create a path
Creating steps using frames and elements
The path order
Editing steps
Adding additional steps using the canvas
Rearranging steps using the canvas
Deleting steps using the canvas
Rearranging steps using the path lane
Deleting steps using the path lane
Path lane quick tools – Adding current view
Path lane quick tools – the Clear all option
Chapter 6: Frames and Prezi Ratio
Introduction
What are frames used for?
Types of frames
Inserting frames
How do frames work?
Content in a frame
Removing content from a frame
Adjusting the size of a frame
Turning a frame
Moving a frame
Editing a frame without impacting content
The frame toolbar
Deleting a frame – overview
Prezi ratio
Frames troubleshooting
Chapter 7: Zoom and Turn
Introduction
Zoom in
Zoom out
Zooming with frames
Zooming out with frames
Zooming in with frames
Turns
Turning an element
Turning a frame
Anatomy of a turn
Combining turns for elements and frames
Chapter 8: Animation
Introduction
How are animated elements activated for presentation?
Before you animate
Animation tools
Animating elements
Resetting or deleting animation
Line-by-line fade-in of text
Animating grouped elements
Chapter 9: Reuse Favorite Frames and Elements
Introduction
My Content – your collection of favorites
Saving favorites to My Content
Inserting items from My Content
Inserting favorite frames with My Content
Reusing Prezi template elements via My Content
Copying elements from one prezi to another
Layouts
Inserting layouts
Customizing layouts
Inserting tables and graphs created in Word and Excel
Inserting tables created in Word
Inserting graphs or diagrams created in Excel
Chapter 10: Media Files in Prezi
Introduction
Audio in Prezi
Adding audio to one or more steps
The audio toolbar
Adding background music
Audio file types in Prezi
Video in Prezi
Inserting a video from your filesystem
Video file types in Prezi
Tips for recording audio
Editing audio
A prezi video
Chapter 11: Templates, Colors, and Fonts
Introduction
Choosing the right template
Applying a template
Customizing the background
Changing or deleting background color, background image, and graphics
Deleting the background image
Changing the background image
Applying a theme
Customizing with Theme Wizard
Accessing Theme wizard
Changing colors with Prezi's default palette
Three-dimensional background in Prezi (simple)
Inserting a custom logo
Changing colors (advanced options)
Three-dimensional background in Prezi – layered (Advanced option)
Inserting a custom logo (Advanced option)
Changing fonts in your prezi
Saving a customized theme
Chapter 12: Presenting with Prezi
Introduction
Prezi in present mode
Chapter 13: Prezi on Other Devices
Introduction
Using Prezi for Windows/Mac
Working in Prezi for Windows/Mac
Synchronizing your prezis
Re-synchronizing your prezis
Detaching a prezi from your online Prezi account
Working online and offline in Prezi – the differences
Prezi on iPad and iPhone
Downloading a prezi on your device
Editing and closing a downloaded prezi
Presenting with Prezi on an iPad
Chapter 14: PowerPoint and Prezi
Introduction
Reusing PowerPoint material
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 1
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 2
Reusing PowerPoint material – method 3
Chapter 15: Sharing and Collaborating
Introduction
Portable prezi
Pez – the prezi file format
Real-time collaboration in Prezi
Real-time editing in collaboration mode
Presenting in collaborative mode

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Paperback296 pages
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