As an alternative to your own poster template you can also download one from the list below ‐ at no cost:
- Select the preferred template
- Right click on the picture and “save target as”
- Edit the poster and adjust the page setup size as needed then…
- Upload it on the corresponding site of your poster
Fonts – Choose two fonts at most, nothing cursive. Stick to sans‐serif fonts for legibility: Arial and Helvetica are recommended. If you wish to use a serf font, we recommend Times New Roman (Windows) or Times (Macintosh).
Excel Charts – You can paste Excel charts into PowerPoint: from Excel, select your chart and Copy, then in PowerPoint, Paste the chart where you want it to appear. Click here for detailed instructions.
Word Text – select the text you want to bring into PowerPoint, in Word select the text and Copy and in PowerPoint Paste the text into a text box.
Image Files – To add image file, select “Insert”>”Picture”. Images should be good quality and appear clear and sharp on your screen. Since they will be enlarged for printing, we recommend that images are set to a resolution of 300 dpi. Click here for detailed instructions on adding images.
Backgrounds – For legibility and viewing ease, we suggest that you keep your backgrounds simple and avoid using dark colors.