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PowerPoint Tricks

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Using a PowerPoint theme that consistently applies elements from your branding to each slide makes presentation creation easy. Here are some tips for setting up a good PowerPoint theme that allows you to spend your brain power on content, not on design.

A few tips to help you edit objects in PowerPoint.
Fixing skewed graphics ... Linked Notes ... Accessibility in slide presentations
A few tips to help you work better with PowerPoint.
A few tips to help you work better in PowerPoint.
Working in PowerPoint can be a frustrating exercise in squinting, nudging and reformatting. It doesn’t have to be if you know a few tricks.
Screen clipping Q. When I use Screen Clipping, I’m not always fast enough to click on what I want to clip. Is there any way to slow it down? A. This happens to me, too, when I have to right-click or click a menu dropdown before the gray screen appears. In this case, I use print screen […]
Like many things animation should be used in moderation in Power­Point. One place where it can be meaningfully applied is in presentations that are designed to be delivered via internet portal, such as a webinar.
Conference branding is important, but it should not impede your audiences from consuming slide content from your speakers.
Re-arranging a presentation; dealing with an inherited presentation that does not fit your style.
PowerPoint: Speed it up a little.
You can easily create an organization chart us­ing the Hierarchy Smart­­Art diagrams, but you can also make it interactive in PowerPoint using called actions.
There are a couple of prep steps you should always do in Power­­Point before your presentation.
Most “deaths by Power­­­­Point” are perpetrated by slide after slide of these supposedly helpful indicators. So, what can be done?

Q. Everybody seems to be denigrating the use of PowerPoint presentations. Is PowerPoint still a relevant application?

Q. I’m always customizing my slides even though I use a SlideMaster. Why should I even bother with a SlideMaster?
Tweak the font sizes in a placeholder or object... Use the Font Dialog box to change all your fonts at once ... Quickly enter or edit text inside an object.
In PowerPoint 2010-13, click the Effect Options button (Animations tab, Ani­­ma­­tion group). With a chart selected, you will see choices specifically related to charts at the bottom ...
PowerPoint is widely available on most devices, but there are other ways to share your PowerPoint presentation slides, and some offer value-added features.
One of the best new features introduced in PowerPoint 2010 (and also included with PowerPoint 2013) is the ability to group presentation slides into sections.
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