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

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Powerpoint - can I do this?

I have been asked to create a powerpoint presentation that is a then and now. So, what I want to do is to have the then photo on half the slide and then have the now photo appear beside it. Can I do ...
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Powerpoint Excel Slideshow

Wondering if anyone has an idea of how to do this. A client of mine has a slideshow setup, on a continuously running screen, pulling in an excel sheet and updating it on every refresh to manage job ...
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Macros doesn't load on powerpoint startup

I have created a powerpoint macros to run a batch file when slideshow starts. This is my code Sub OnSlideShowPageChange(ByVal SSW As SlideShowWindow) If SSW.View.CurrentShowPosition = _ ...
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Keep powerpoint running minimized

Using powerpoint 2013 I have a looped powerpoint with animations playing on one of my 2 displays. I want to be able to do something on display 1 (lets say editing a word doc) while the powerpoint is ...
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Create a Permanently Linked TOC in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac

I'm working on a very large PowerPoint presentation and have been hyperlinking each element in my table of contents (TOC) to a specific slide so it's easier for my readers to navigate. However, it is ...
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Need to animate an object from one place to another in PowerPoint.

I want to animate an object from one place to another in powerpoint. I can displace it between two points, but not more than that. Can someone tell me how to accomplish this:
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Include a “pdf window” in a .ppt

I am having a .pdf of 1002 slides pages. These pages are snapshots taken at different time steps. I am willing to include this .pdf in a powerpoint presentation so that I can easily move from one ...
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Update the header and footer of PowerPoint 2013 slides with the slide master

Aim: I want to be able to change the footer of a presentation (e.g. the name of the presentation or the name of the speaker). I do not want to edit each single slide on its own. Procedure: I would ...
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Where is PowerPoint's equivalent of Word's normal.dotm?

Where PowerPoint stores default presentation file, opened each time program is started, a Word's normal.dotm equivalent (if it exists)? Or how can I change some elements of file, that is always ...
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Downward pointing triangle with text right side up

In a diagram, I have a triangle shape containing text. It points up to some box higher up in the diagram. Now I'd like to have a similar triangle that points down to some other box. Unfortunately, ...
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viewing tortoisesvn diff of modified java svn files opens in ppt

I am getting this annoying behavior of opening my modified svn java files in ppt. When i do a svn diff it opens a ppt doc instead of using the existing tortoise svn diff tool. Any one has faced this ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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File Extension That's Viewable but not Copiable

I want to upload some text content as pdf or powerpoint(or slides), but I don't want the text to be copied. I know if I convert the pdf page to a picture, then the text won't be able to be copied ...
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How can I create a regular hexagon using PowerPoint?

I want to create a regular hexagon where each side is exactly the same length. First I tried drawing a hexagon using shift, but it wasn't regular (see what happens when I rotate it 60 degrees): ...
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I need to create a PowerPoint template for departmental use with fonts embedded. Which popular fonts are unrestricted?

I've got a broad need to create a PowerPoint template to be shared across a range of several dozen people, with widely varying ranges of technical aptitude and different computers. I have no ...
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Show work area in PowerPoint

Is there any way to make the edges of the work area in PowerPoint always show? One of my colleagues often makes presentations for our meetings, and when she adds images they are often in higher ...
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PowerPoint 2013 master page with image list selector

I'm building a master page on PowerPoint. I have a serie of small pictograms to put next to the title. Instead of creating one master page by pictos, I'd like to know if there's a way to put an image ...
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Apply format painter on multiple slides in Power Point

Format Painter is a very useful tool in MS Office applications since you could copy the format of a text for example to another text or group of text. However, what if I want to apply a format in ...
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Slide show in dual monitor system?

I have heard about using dual monitors in pc so that you can work smoothly. I would like to use it in a function, I will be connecting a projector to a windows laptop(win 7 or later). I have to show a ...
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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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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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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 ...