Commercial software presentation program included in all editions of the Microsoft Office suite.

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creating a decomposable emf (wmf) image file from an image

You can find a wmf file here. These files can be copied into a PowerPoint file and be decomposed (Right click on the image and group>ungroup). How we can convert an image to emf or wmf format which ...
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Making an unopenable PowerPoint file?

My friend wants a PowerPoint file from me by email. I want to bug him for some time by sending PowerPoint files that he can't open. Is there a way to do that? PowerPoint or Word?
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How can I search inside of an exe for the contents?

I'm trying to verify the presence of a couple of files inside the SP3 archive for Office 2007. I can explore the archive using 7-zip but all I'm seeing is a bunch of smaller archive files with generic ...
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Math equations on black background

I am preparing a PowerPoint presentation and I need to include mathematical notations. I don't think that Microsoft Equation is able to print in white. I can write my equations in MathJax but it ...
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Given a ppt file, is it possible to save it as a template?

I'm using MS PowerPoint and I would like to use a template I found in a pptx file. How can it be saved in the template library to be used later..?
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How to select all arrows of a certain colour in PowerPoint?

I have a slide with a complex diagram made of many arrows of different colours. I would like to change the style of the arrows which are blue. I would have to click on each arrow to select them and ...
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Powerpoint Pushing Slide to multiple files

I want to have one powerpoint file where I update commonly used slides that are also in many other powerpoint files. The "child" presentations should be able to pull in the latest update of these ...
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Can you print motion paths in PowerPoint?

Can you print the motion paths in PowerPoint. I've animated a PowerPoint but I would like to print the slides and show the motion paths.
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Excel to Powerpoint [closed]

Im an intern at a ecommerce company, and every day i have have to produce 80 Powerpoints from data that i recieve in an excel file. So i have an powerpoint template, where i need to change 10 fields, ...
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Powerpoint SlideShows which show pages not in the slideshow

As a PowerPoint 2003 user, I made extensive use of slideshows that - upon clicking on an item on the screen (i.e. a shape with a hyperlink) - jumped to page in the same PowerPoint file which is not in ...
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How can I get an image to bend around inside a donut when filled in PowerPoint?

In the above image I am wanting this image to follow around the inside of the donut shape rather than fill it like it’s doing currently with the center chopped out. A clearer example of my attempt ...
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Are PowerPoint and PDF files encrypted or just locked?

I've seen PDF files that are locked so that one cannot copy text from it, but can highlight it. I've tried several PDF readers (some of which open source) and all of them respect the lock. Is it a ...
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Show w/ picture link - Update while running

I've got a picture that is linked on a slide. When the slideshow is running, is it possible to have that picture automatically update when the picture is updated? We've got a PowerPoint show that is ...
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how to run an powerpoint add-in from the command line

I'm trying to open a powerpoint from the command line and run an add-in, or alternatively add an existing macro to a powerpoint programatically and then run the powerpoint with the macro. I see the ...
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Issues with recording narration on PowerPoint

MS PPT 2013 SP1 Experiencing issues with recording narration on PowerPoint slides. Each slide is only allowing me to record 20 seconds of narration. Deleted %Temp% files to solve this problem, ...
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PowerPoint Presenter view, multiple slides at once

How can I view multiple slides simultaneuously in presenter view for PowerPoint 2010? I want to view 2 slides at once instead of one. Is there anyway to do that?
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Many changes skipped by “Next” button after compare

After I compare and merge a PowerPoint (in PowerPoint 2010), it seems that many changes aren't flagged in the thumbnail pane on the left, and are also skipped when going to the "Next" change via the ...
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Where to save own PowerPoint 2013 templates to show at start screen?

Do you know where to save own PowerPoint 2013 templates/themes to show them at the PowerPoint start screen? If you start PowerPoint 2013 the start screen shows several pre-defined templates/themes. I ...
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Do not want my animated answers to appear on my PowerPoint print outs

I have set up slide shows were my paragraphs & bullets points have underscore lines where a red animated answer will appear on a click. I would like to know if I can print my presentation ...
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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel adding unnecessary letters while opening a file

Downloaded and opening a word file from web add the this kind of formatting at the end of each paragraph. What is the reason? Here is the image to let you know the problem ...
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Display random text line on screen from a defined list with time intervals

I have a list of text lines. I need a way to display each text line on screen randomly, at a certain configurable time interval. The whole list needs to be repeated endless until manual stop. Each ...
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How can I view a PowerPoint slideshow in windowed mode (ie, not full screen)?

This slideshow is only opening in full screen mode. I can't find any context menu options that will switch it to windowed mode. Update: I am opening this .pptx file as an attachment from within a ...
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Powerpoint - deleting images - the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file

Powerpoint has gone into the unfortunate habit of deleting images from presentations, replacing them with red crosses and the text "the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file". this is ...
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Add animation to a Powerpoint slide after a video gets over?

Basically I have a video which I'm playing inside a slide, and I need this video to fade away once it finishes playing to reveal the text box behind it. I cant think of anything, or find any option ...
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How to Define Relative Path?

I have heard about relative paths and I think that they are of good use. But, I do not know how how to define a relative path. For instance, I have a Power Point presentation in which I use an audio ...
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powerpoint slide master mode: snap placeholder to object / other placeholder

I would like to design a more complicated powerpoint template with a number of objects and placeholder text boxes. I would like to have the objects and placeholders aligned with respect to each other. ...
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Simultaniously run three Powerpoint presentations

I recently swapped three Powerpoint-presentation computers with one multi-display computer. Reason is allocation cost, energy cost and to simplify the administration when changing presentations each ...
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Powerpoint looping of slides

I am wanting to create a powerpoint where the first 10 slides are automatically looped with audio, and set on a timer between the 10 slides. This is easy to do, however I need a way to escape the loop ...
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Is there a way to remove powerpoint objects from a powerpoint?

I have a powerpoint that contains shapes. I'd like to create another powerpoint with the exact appearance but rendered objects into pictures. The reason is I need to import the powerpoint in another ...
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Slide index missing in Powerpoint edit mode

Somebody managed to turn the slide/outline navigator off by clicking the X shown in the image below. I cannot find where to add it back. I can still use the Slide Sorter view, but it's ...
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How to get rid of extra spaces when copying a table from Excel to Powerpoint

I have been facing this problem from times immemorial. Whenever I copy a table with data, either numbers or text, from Excel to Powerpoint, most of the times I get numerous spaces before the data, ...
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Animation on slide change?

Well my question is actually pretty simple. Is it possible to trigger an animation before a slide change? The animation should be set in the slide master If yes: how? What I want to have: click ...
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Transitioning to a specific slide

I am using PowerPoint in Office 2013 to create an advent type calendar. It is slide 1. How do I transition to a different slide for each day. Example when I click on day 2 on slide 1 I want to be ...
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How can I perform a “flip over a card” animation using PPT 2010?

I want to create an animation using PPT 2010 that will look like I'm flipping over a rectangular card, i.e., will look like I'm rotating the card with respect to its vertical axis. Is there an easy ...
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How/ Can I have a countdown timer/ stopwatch in a PDF?

I'm a teacher who writes presentations using Apple Keynote, exports to PDF, and just presents them in 'full screen mode' on the school's Windows PCs. Often, I set tasks for the students with time ...
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Why is my PowerPoint downloading blank themes?

I have Windows 7 PC that is frozen with Deep Freeze. Whenever I turn it on and then open PowerPoint, PowerPoint deletes all of the .thmx files in ...
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Convert embedded movies to linked Ones Powerpoint

I have a powerpoint show which contains some movies as embedded files, so the size of my powerpoint is so big. I'm trying to convert the embedded videos to linked ones. But there is a problem, I have ...
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PowerPoint Linked Video's Path

There is two way to insert a big file into powerpoint. Embedding and linking. I have linked some videos in one of slides. I need to move my powerpoint into another PC, but it looks linking objects ...
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PowerPoint 2010 - Electrocardiogram -like chart

I need to make a chart in PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010) that is like an electrocardiogram, actually is a chromatogram, I'm trying with line charts but I can't get the "peaks" of the line. I mean, in a ...
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Shift+Right Click to Open .pptx as Read-Only?

When I use shift+right click to open a file as read-only, Office opens the document in standard mode instead. I made registry changes based on the second-to-last post in this thread (How can I open a ...
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Changing a font's number form in PowerPoint

Some fonts, for example Corbel, include several number forms: lining figures where the numerals are the same height as a capital letter and old-style or text figures where the numerals have varying ...
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Shortcut for adding new row or column in Powerpoint 2013 table

With Powerpoint 2010, I used to be able to add a new row in a table with right-clicking on an adjacent row. With Powerpoint 2013, I only found the option to go into the Layout ribbon/button "Insert ...
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Paste a slide to powerpoint template

After i set the font 'Arial' in master slide of Powerpoint 2013, i copy a slide from other ppt file and paste (use destination theme already) to my template, but it also changed my font , font size ...
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Powerpoint: Autoplay doesn't work with two embedded videos?

I'm working with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010. When I embed two videos in a single PowerPoint slide (using the side by side layout) and set them both to autoplay (Playback > Start > ...
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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Does Microsoft Power Point 2013 have auto-connect?

This is the same feature as in Visio where you can rapidly connect a bunch of shapes already on the page, as opposed to clicking the connector tool each time to link two shapes. Does PP have it? If ...
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Powerpoint for Mac - can't save current page as PDF

I have a powerpoint file containing a few hundred slides, and want to save one specific slide as a PDF. I choose "Save AS", Format: PDF, and in Options I select "Save current Slide". However it always ...
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how to quickly connect multiple text boxes in a Microsoft PowerPoint flowchart

I've added several flowchart boxes -- the typical diamond decision boxes, and rectable process boxes -- and I want to select multiple boxes and add a connection line between each one, with a single ...
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ffmpeg / avconv to ensure compatibilty with Windows DirectShow

I have a video file: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from ron_1080p.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder ...
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How can I access files copied to a USB drive from a Mac, in Windows?

I copied a bunch of PowerPoint files from a Mac to my USB drive. When I plugged it into my Windows PC, instead of seeing a folder, I see 2-3 files: week1 * ._ week1 * ._.Trashes (where * is some ...