PowerPoint Tricks

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While you can’t use Track Changes the way you can in Word and Excel, you can compare two versions of a presentation.

Select the next object on the slide by hitting Tab ... Play or pause a video in a presentation by using Alt+P ... Toggle Navigation Pane between Slides and Outline with Ctrl+Shift+Tab.

After all, who needs a handout page that says “Lunch”? Con­­nect slide and handout pages by inserting a text placeholder on Slide Master layouts for the handout page number. It allows your attendees to easily orient themselves to their materials.
There is nothing like being unprepared when your presentation venue is incompatible with the slide background you’ve chosen. One solution is to create a “double master” or two Slide Masters in your presentation.
The problem with getting your initial content into a PowerPoint presentation is typing in the placeholders. Rather than settling for “good enough” in your frustration with the input process, change the process.
Q. I want to apply a second animation, but every time I choose another animation, it gets rid of the first one. Did they take this ability away in the new version of Office?
Use the Record Slide Show to add timings, narration and navigation.
Q. Someone revised my presentation. Is there a way I can see exactly what they changed on each slide?
Q. There’s a cool “gears” SmartArt element in PowerPoint. Can I animate it so the gears spin?
Display the slide list so you can choose where to go in a click with Ctrl+S ... Reveal the Taskbar by selecting Ctrl+T ... Bring up the tools on the right-click menu without clicking by hitting Shift+F10.
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