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

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Which software allows you to annotate pdfs on Mac? [on hold]

Which software allows you to annotate pdfs on Mac? I already know Preview but it is not very handy when taking notes during a lecture. An environment such as Powerpoint comments would be ideal. (Cf. ...
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How to prevent powerpoint from deciding when to slide on your behalf?

During powerpoint presentations I can't decide when to slide the pages. The pages are slided automatically. I don't know why the developers thought that people needed such "feature", but how to turn ...
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How it is possible to export PowerPoint slides into a PDF from a selection of sections?

I have split my PowerPoint slides into several sections. Now I want to export my slides into a PDF. How can I export only a selection of sections into the PDF? I know the feature of creating custom ...
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Creating a dropdown submenu in PowerPoint

I would like to know if it's possible to create a dropdown submenu in PowerPoint like the one for inserting a WordArt: If it's possible can you share with me some documentation about this?
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Seconday monitors shuts off when i exit PowerPoint Presentation in Extend mode

When i use Extend to show PowerPoint presentations on a projector, sometimes when i close the presentation, the projector disconnects from the laptop, and shows the screen where it's searching for a ...
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MS PowerPoint 2013 [on hold]

I have a PPT presentation with several slides. On one slide, I want to create one space and have multiple photos (10-20) that will fade in and out while this slide is being shown. I want to have ...
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Delete multiple items in think-cell

I am using the power point extension think-cell and would like to delete multiple elements in a think cell projekt timeline / gant chart. My attempts to select and delete multiple elements both ...
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PowerPoint how to create multiple window layout?

I am trying to create a PowerPoint file that has ---------------------------------------- | | | | | | | ...
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Automatic slide transition for only one slide?

I've made some complex slide animations and transitions, but unless the slideshow is set to automatically transition, there will always be an awkward pause between slides. The idea is that I animated ...
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Moving precisely without using Alt?

For some application, like powerpoint and onenote, when you want to move the object like textbox or image precisely, you need to hold Alt to move it "pixel by pixel". How can I disable such feature?
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FFMPEG Chunk too big?

I have a sequence of .png files, and I am trying to convert them into a movie. The problem is that when I try and convert it to avi format, ffmpeg says "chunk too big":. I am running the command: ...
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Fonts show up in apps on Windows/OSX with different names. How can I stop/fix this?

This has been an ongoing problem for the past year working in a shop with mostly macs. (while I and another user are on windows machines) ex: I get a powerpoint document that was exported from ...
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How do you share a PowerPoint presentation and have it open to a specific slide?

I'm sharing a PowerPoint presentation on OneDrive. Is there a way to specify that, when it's opened, it opens at a specific slide?
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Need To Insert a Digital Count-down timer in PowerPoint 2010

Need some advice please, I need to insert a simple count down timer or digital clock in PowerPoint 2010 and must be in the following format: Countdown to project go-live: DDD-HH-MM-SS Need it to ...
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How can PowerPoint 2013 compress background images (not just inserted pictures) to reduce filesize?

I have a 10-slide presentation that is a whopping 234 Mb! This is because each of its slides has a high-resolution image as its background. (I tested this by temporarily setting all slide ...
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Are Powerpoint 2013 slides wider than Powerpoint 2010 ones?

I am switching from Powerpoint 2010 to 2013. I just noticed that the blank slides created in PPT 2013 seems to be wider than older slides created with PPT 2010. For example, I took a screenshot, which ...
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Why does PowerPoint uploads files to Microsoft?

Okay, so I use PowerPoint Mobile (the store app), and it shows this whenever I open a .ppt (pre-2007 PowerPoint) file. It doesn't happen with newer .pptx formats. Also, it doesn't sometimes feel ...
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Navigate to a slide within same ppt without going fullscreen?

I have a Microsoft Office 2007 ppt file where there are multiple hyperlinks available and I want to navigate to the hyperlinks without entering fullscreen(pressing F5). I tried using Ctrl+ mouse ...
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Editable union of two shapes

I need a custom shape that is in essence two rectangles joined on the side of one of them. The shape has to be transparent, have a border, but not have a line where they are joined. And it should be ...
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How to record a slide show in windowed mode in Powerpoint 2010?

I want to use the builtin functions for recording a slide show and saving it as a video in MS PowerPoint 2010. However, when I start the recording, the slide show switches to fullscreen, which is a ...
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Removing character spacing from all powerpoint slide using VBA

I would appreciate any help on this. I'm trying to remove the character spacing (I.e. need it to be normal not condensed or expanded) from all text in power point slides. Could not find the code to do ...
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Shortcut to send a couple of slides from a presentation

Many a times I have to send specific slides out of a powerpoint presentation, via email. I follow a manual process of selecting the slides, copying them, opening a new presentation and finally ...
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Conditional formatting of PowerPoint-table

Related to this question, I wonder if there is any way to apply conditional formatting to a table in PowerPoint, without importing an Excel-table. E.g. to change the background colour of a cell in the ...
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Opening OOXML Strict documents with Office 2011/2016 for Mac?

I have a presentation saved with Microsoft Office 2013 for windows in the .pptx OOXML Strict format. When I tried opening the file on my Mac with Office 2011, PowerPoint complained that the file is ...
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Can you get a simultaneous animation and transition in PowerPoint 2016?

I have a presentation with a slide that, while it is in the process of crossfading to the next slide, I want to perform an animation. The animation and transition are of the same duration, so they ...
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Having trouble closing my circle text

I'm using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 to make some text boxes for a slideshow. I know how to use the Transform section to make circular text shapes, but I'm having trouble making a complete circle. I'm ...
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How get PPT 2010 to produce 220 ppi jpegs?

I've put together a photo collage as a single slide in PPT 2010 using a custom page size of 20"x16". When I save the slide as a jpeg, I use the Tools>Compress Pictures>Target output option to set the ...
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RGB colour values are different from Powerpoint 2011 and 2016 - how do I fix please?

It is critical that the RGB values are the same for a company brand palette but changing from 2011 to 2016 has caused a marked change that I cannot see how to fix. Can anyone help at all please? ...
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Tex-style shortcut does not work for Powerpoint 2016 Mac?

I prefer to input math equation with tex-style so that I was very impressed when Microsoft Office implemented the function from Office 2010. However, I found that I cannot use the tex-style input ...
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Is there any shortcut to insert a math equation for Powerpoint 2016 Mac?

I'm looking for a shortcut to insert a math equation for Powerpoint 2016 Mac version. I had been using PowerPoint 2010 windows, which I could "insert a math equation" using the customized ribbon. ...
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unexpected error. Powerpoint hyperlink doesn't work

i have created hyperlinks linked within document however every time i tried open the link, an error message pop out(unexpected error/Powerpoint couldn't open link). is there any solution because i ...
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Show content in a Powerpoint slide incrementally

I have seen Powerpoint presentations where content showed up slide incrementally. i.e. Suppose there is 20 lines of content on the slide. However, when you see the slide for first time, you only see 5 ...
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How do I set URLs as hyperlinks in Powerpoint?

I copied some text into a slide that includes URLs, like so: Some text here https://myaddress.net more text http://asdf.ghjk However, the URLs are just plain text without hyperlinks. Is there a ...
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Applying entrance and exit animations to an object in powerpoint simultaneously

I've got an image which I would like to animate into a slide, at the click of a mouse, and then have it animate out so that I can replace it with text. I'm trying to add some humor to a rather dull ...
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View local webpage using Powerpoint's LiveWeb add-in

I realize this exact question was asked here, but I haven't had any luck viewing my particular webpage within Powerpoint with the LiveWeb add-in. I recall reading somewhere to enter the local file as ...
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Can Powerpoint update two Excel objects that are from the same Excel file?

I've been reading through the forums and haven't come across a definite answer for my query. I have a PPT presentation that includes 2 different worksheets from the same Excel file, pasted as Excel ...
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Windows or computer slowing down, programs not responding, browsers not loading?

Working with Windows 8. I think this may be a network issue but I don't know how to check to confirm. I am working on a powerpoint that is saved to a network location. I can open and edit it just ...
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PowerPoint: How to Retain Corner Rounding While Resizing Rounded Rectangles, just like in Adobe Illustrator?

I am using PowerPoint to create mockups of user interfaces. It's easy if you use regular rectangles with sharp corners. It's hard when you use rounded rectangles. Is there a way to retain the ...
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Display PowerPoint on TV without Dedicated PC [closed]

I would like to display a PowerPoint presentation on a TV screen. The only way I know of to do this is to hook up a dedicated computer to the TV and run the PowerPoint on the PC. But, I'm wondering if ...
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Office for Mac 2016 :: PowerPoint :: Rename Objects

How can I rename objects in PowerPoint for Mac 2016, similar to PowerPoint 2016 for Windows? The same window allows you to toggle visibility of individual elements on a slide. I can't find this ...
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How can I make Powerpoint warn me that the file I'm opening is read-only?

When I open a read-only file (e.g. someone else has it open) in Excel, it prompts me to open as Read-only or wait. When I open a read-only file e.g. someone else has it open) in Powerpoint, I get no ...
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Huge icons in Powerpoint

I have a new laptop with a pretty nice touch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440px. In Powerpoint (it's version 2016) all the icons are super huge such that I can't even see the entire menu. Any ...
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Can a text box be duplicated across slides and edited in one place in PowerPoint?

I have a Powerpoint Presentation with some animations on one of my slides. Since i want to distribute the presentation in a PDF, I need to instead make a separate slide for each part of the animation ...
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Set default font color for PowerPoint slide master layout

I want to set the default font color, for a new text box, in one of my Slide Master layouts. Right now, when I create a new text box, using one of my custom slide layouts, the default font color is ...
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Is there a built-in way to disable scrolling within the edit mode of PowerPoint 2013?

There's a very similar question here: Disable scrolling to next slide in Powerpoint Edit Mode, but unfortunately the two answers don't really answer what the title of the question appears to ask. In ...
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Open attached spreadsheet in a ppt file with LibreOffice

I have a presentation file created in Microsoft PowerPoint and one of the slides contains a attached spreadsheet created in Microsoft Excel. I'm using the presentation file with LibreOffice Impress ...
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Convert text fractions to proper format in PowerPoint 2010

I inherited a large PPTX file with lecture slides. A lot of these have equations 'inline' with the text in the form z=x/y. I've been converting these to 'proper' equation format by highlighting them ...
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PowerPoint file --> 'missing font' error when opened in Keynote

Here is our situation. We have a nice PowerPoint Office 2007 presentation file (.pps) which opens on all devices -- Windows, Mac, desktops, tablets, iPhones. Only when opened in Keynote on a Mac the ...
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How to adjust line width with hotkey in powerpoint? (2010 or above)

How to adjust line width in powerpoint? My powerpoint version is 2010. I have known hotkeys such as control shift + arrows to adjust block widths and heights. However, I do not know how to adjust ...
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Powerpoint 2013

I want to animate a bike going across the screen, but I also want the spokes to spin. I have treated it as three separate pieces of art: bike + 2 wheels - but I can't get the wheels to travel across ...