Create an Infographic Using Google Slides! – Tyler Howell

Using Google Slides to Create an Infographic

Basic Infographic Design

Steps:

  1. Open Google slides and create a new presentation. Once you have done so create a blank slide in the presentation.
  2. Click “File” and scroll down till you see “Page Setup” and select it. The “Page Setup” box should appear on your screen

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  1. Next click on the box directly below the words page setup and select “custom.

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  1. Next click the box that reads “inches” and select “pixels” as your units.

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  1. Once you have selected pixels as your desired units, you need to enter in your dimensions. They need to be entered as 700 x 2000

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Note: This should make your slide longer that way you can add more media and information to your infographic.

Adding to the Infographic

Steps:

  1. Set your zoom to 200% by clicking “View” and clicking “200%

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  1. Scroll to the top of the slide and begin designing your infographic.

Design

Video Tips on Designing an Infographic   

Steps:

  1. Use shapes to have a background for your text inside the infographic. 

Example:

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Tip: Use images and other forms of media to make your infographic more appealing to the viewers eye.

Notes:

  • You can insert shapes and layer them over one another as shown.
  • Use more than one text box when adding to the separated parts of your infographic.

Example a finished infographic:

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Bio

Tyler Howell – Student

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Tyler Howell (@thowellhelpdesk) is a senior at Ash Grove High School in southwest Missouri. He is currently involved with a plethora of extracurricular activities including: FBLA, FCCLA, Track & Field, and currently a captain of the football team. Tyler loves helping out students with the google apps. He enjoys using the google applications to assist him in his school work also.

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