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Scrollbar doesn't work until I'm done dragging

In PowerPoint 2007 on Win7, the mousewheel scrolls too slowly, so I go over to the scrollbar and want to drag the scrollbar and have the view refresh WHILE I'm dragging. It only refreshes once I let ...
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Autosize Shape text boxes in Powerpoint 2007

I'm adding many Shapes to a presentation which I then fill with text. Is there a function with Powerpoint 2007 which autosizes the Shape to the amount of text contain? Many thanks BobJim
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How to analyze whether a PDF file is valid?

I have been running into problems with Office2007-generated PDF files. You can read all about it here. TL;DR: Some PDFs generated from PPTX files using the "Save as PDF/XPS..." add-in are ...
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Stretch an Excel table in PowerPoint over multiple slides?

I work in a business where most people run on PowerPoint and wouldn't know what to do with an Excel sheet if it bit them. I need to regularly update a spreadsheet and put it into PowerPoint, but it ...
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PowerPoint 2007 - how to play movies simultaneously within a slide?

I have six small clips (.wmv) inside a PowerPoint 2007 slide (for Windows). If I set all the videos to play automatically only the first one starts playing. Any ideas how to make them play ...
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How do I make a Microsoft Power Point Presentation (ppsx file) launch in my second screen at Windows 7?

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit. I have a presentation that was created with Office 2007 (ppsx file format). When I double click on it, it launches in full screen mode on screen no.1 (I have a dual ...
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1answer
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My System has no PPCNVCOM.EXE in the OFFICE12 folder?

I used Wordconv.exe to convert some .doc to .docx files, and I need to do the same to convert .ppt to .pptx files. I have a many I would like to convert using the command line, so using Power Point ...
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Default line spacing in Powerpoint 2007

I want to set the default line spacing in Powerpoint 2007 to 1.1 rather than 0.8 which Microsoft has set as default. Is there any way to do this? Alternatively, I could also manage if I could create ...
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How to increase the height of any particular slide in MS Powerpoint 2007?

How to increase the height of any particular slide in MS Powerpoint 2007? If I paste/add any image which has longer height than slides's height than powerpoint paste images with reduced zoom level.
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Inline equations in PowerPoint

Is it really true that there is no way at all to insert equations (either Word 2007 math or the old Equation Editor) "inline" in a PowerPoint 2007 slide? It certainly seems to be so, but I have a ...
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PowerPoint slide handouts exported to Word are either blank or incomplete. Can this be fixed? Are there alternatives?

I have 34 PowerPoint presentations ranging in size from 60-120 slides. I would like to publish these as handouts in Word so that I can manipulate them for handouts (I am a teacher). However, when I ...
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How to change straight quotes to curly quotes in MS Office PowerPoint with autocorrect turned off

I do not want to use MS Office autocorrect option that is changing automatically straigh quotes to curly quotes ("smart quotes"). Most of the time I prefere straight quotes, but sometimes, in a ...
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Paste textbox from Powerpoint to Word as an editable control

I have a Powerpoint 2007 file that contains a number of textboxes and shapes with text on them. I can edit, resize, change the text, etc. in these boxes in Powerpoint. However, if I select an item, ...
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Recover overwritten PowerPoint 07 file from temp?

What is the full path of the temporary office 07 directory on windows vista or windows seven? A PowerPoint presentation was overwritten, are there any other options besides checking the said temp ...
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Embed Powerpoint slides in Word document

I want to embed a powerpoint slide in a word document. I don't want to export it as JPG and insert the picture into my word document. I want it to be "dynamically linked", i.e. whenever I ...
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Split Excel table over multiple PowerPoint slides

I have a table in Excel which is too long for one PowerPoint slide. So I would like to split it over 2 or 3 slides, but have the header on each of the slides. What is the easiest way to accomplish ...
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Handout export to word from PowerPoint are too big :(

EDITED i am using power point lectures. i want to mail merge speaker data into the respective lecture. now thats not possible with ppt as far i know, so i have to convert these lectures to handout ...
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Combine multiple powerpoint 2007 slide shows

I have several power point sideshows which I want to play in order and on a loop, I use Power point 2007, and can't find the 'insert slide from file' option that used to be in 2003. If push comes to ...
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Advance PowerPoint slides automatically

I'm preparing for an Ignite talk and need to create a presentation in which each slide advances automatically after 15 seconds. I'm using PowerPoint 2007 and there is a setting that supposedly does ...
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1answer
796 views

MS Powerpoint 2007 L Shape

I am creating a block diagram using the 'L' shape and I want to turn the 'L' 90 degrees and have the text on the top. I have tried various ways of doing this and I either get the text upside down, ...
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PowerPoint 2007: Paragraph and character styles?

Does PowerPoint 2007 have support for paragraph and character styles (as opposed to formatting and reformatting everything manually)? I know you can set some styles in the Slide Master view, but I ...