These elements can add some useful functionality to your presentation.
Return to your first interactive slide. On the left side of the PowerPoint screen.
On the left side of the PowerPoint screen. Click on the Objects option on the TurningPoint tab to access the drop down menu.
Select Prompt → Bevel. This will insert an Answer Now icon at the bottom of the slide. A prompt provides participants with a visual cue that the slide is a polling slide to which they can respond.
A prompt can be made to appear on each polling slide that is created.
There are four prompts available. They look like this below.
Locate your second interactive slide.Click on the Objects option on the TurningPoint tab to access the drop down menu. Select Countdown → Square. This will insert a Square timer at the bottom right corner of the slide. The default time will be 30 seconds, but you can adjust this as you will see.
Countdown timers add a sense of urgency to the poll.
A Countdown timer provides participants with a visual cue that polling is about to close as it counts down to zero. When the countdown expires, the countdown timer disappears and polling is automatically closed. A countdown timer can be made to appear on each polling slide that is created.
Click on the 30 in the center of the Square timer.
Type 20 into the Countdown Seconds field of the Slide Preferences options box, thus changing the countdown time to 20 seconds.
This will update the counter to be shown as below
Locate your third interactive slide.
Click on the Objects option on the TurningPoint tab to access the drop down menu. Select Response Counter. This will insert a Response Counter in the bottom left corner of the slide.
This Response Counter will display on screen the amount of received responses.
During the Slide Show, the response counter displays the number of responses. For example, if there are 32 participants in the participant list, the response counter displays “0 of 32.” It continues to count as the responses are received and closes polling when the 32nd response is received.
In this image it shows "19" of "19" people have responded.
Locate your fourth interactive slide.
Click on the Object option on the TurningPoint tab to access the drop down menu. Select Grid → Table. This will insert a table onto the slide.
This table will highlight when individual handsets have responded with the colour of the number box changing upon that particular handset registering its response.
There are 3 types of grid available.
While polling is open, hold the mouse over the grid to access the grid controls.
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