Preparing Your Files (Mac)

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Having organized his file structure for his course, John realized that he would be able to locate his files easily when necessary. Now that you are about to start recording your lecture videos, keep in mind the tips John has to share with you to help you get your materials ready.

 

 

Working with PowerPoint slides

  • If you are using PowerPoint to prepare your lecture slides, make sure your presentation file is saved to your lecture folder (e.g., ECON 101) under a directory where you can easily locate it (e.g., Lecture Slides).
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  • Open your PowerPoint file and navigate to the slide you want to capture.
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  • Preview your slides in Presentation mode to ensure that they are displayed properly.

Working with PDF files

  • If you are producing your lecture slides as PDF files, make sure your PDF file is saved to your lecture folder (e.g., ECON 101) under a directory where you can easily locate it (e.g., Lecture Slides).
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  • Open your PDF file with Adobe Acrobat.
  • When you open your PDF file in Adobe Acrobat, it will appear on a screen as shownbelow.
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  • You can change the dimensions of your PDF file from the editing menu shown below.
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