Many of you use Powerpoint to create class presentations. These can easily be posted to the web by doing the following:
Note: You must be using a version of Powerpoint which is "97 or later on the PC platform. J. Buckenmeyer will check if '98 version for Mac has this option. Also, to have this option enabled, you MUST do a CUSTOM INSTALLATION.
Choose from either a standard (default setting) or frames version of a page.
Choose from GIF (default setting), JPEG, or Powerpoint animation.
Provide your e-mail address, home page URL, other information you wish included (type it into a text box). Also have the option of indicating if you want to: download the original presentation and/or add an Internet Explorer download button.
Sets your web page background color, link color, visited link color. Can indicate to use the browser defaults or to use custom colors. If you choose custom colors, a color chooser dialog box appears. This is also where you choose the visual appearance of the naviagation buttons for the presentation. You may choose from:
This is where you indicate to which side of the presentation you want the navigation buttons placed. The options are:
The next screen will have you create the HTML folder and location to save the file to. After completing this and clicking on finish, you will be prompted to type a name for the conversion settings you've just indicated. This is an optional step; do this only if you want to use the same settings on a later powerpoint/web page conversion. After clicking on Save settings or Don't Save settings as you prefer, you will see Powerpoint saving your file as a web page and will be notified that the page was successfully saved.
This site provides more information from the folks at PowerpointBTW, you can obtain 5 MG's of space to host your own web pages from powerpoint--more details found here.