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

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Powerpoint 07 to dvd

A friend asked me to make a powerpoint presentation and wants to put a dvd(20 dvds so people can bring them home) in a dvd player and have it play a presentation. The presentation has looping audio ...
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Powerpoint - Playing a bunch of images automatically, as a movie

If I have a series of images that I want to play in powerpoint, in a single slide (as opposed to copy each image in a separate slide) what is the best way to do it? Is there a straightforward way to ...
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Why does my image's quality go down when saving PPT to PDF?

In power point 2013, on the first slide I have this picture in PNG Aftering saving the PPT to PDF it becomes As you can see the image has became blurry around the edges of the letters. Now this ...
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Saving a powerpoint template from the internet to my computer

When I try to save a PowerPoint template to my computer the file type doesn't come up? How can I save the template?
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PowerPoint: How to delete all blank text box at one time?

There are many text boxes with nothing inside in certain ppt file. How to delete all blank text box at one time? Also, those blank text boxes reside not only one page of a file.
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PowerPoint VBA - Run Macro When Slide Changes in Edit Mode

I know I could do the following to run code when the slide is changed in presentation mode - Sub OnSlideShowPageChange() Dim i As Integer i = ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View....
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Is there any way of converting Powerpoint diagrams into Visio?

Is there a way of converting a diagram in Powerpoint 2016 to Visio 2016? I have drawn a big complex diagram in Powerpoint and feel now that it would be better to continue working on it in Visio. ...
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Powerpoint saving error “The file is corrupt and cannot be opened”

When attempting to save a file in powerpoint 2010 I get the following error: Are there any recommended step to ensure I do not lose the open file?
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Powerpoint to PDF Conversion Error: Black Headers Appearing

My problem deals with converting PowerPoint to PDF. When converting PPTX to PDF, the headers at times come out as a dark background. On my PC it works fine, however when I send this document to others,...
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Line Spacing Issues when Exporting to Powerpoint (pptx) from Google Slides

I exported a Google Slides presentation to Powerpoint (pptx). I then opened it using Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer. Unfortunately, the line spacing of the text boxes appear too spaced out. I didn't ...
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How to add a “yellow diamond” while editing points of a shape?

In MS PowerPoint I am able to change some shapes by using the yellow diamond or by right-clicking on the shape and then selecting editing points. I would like to do the later and add a point that will ...
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Can I have my Individual custom fonts selection in Ribbon?

I would like to select some custom fonts for my PowerPoint Presentations. I have a long list of fonts installed in my system (many google fonts). Can I create my own Tab, and add individual fonts in ...
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View powerpoint online while prevent users from saving it

My company currently has a number of powerpoint-based trainings. While we want these to be accessible and viewable by our client, we do not wish for our client to be able to distribute the material. ...
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Powerpoint 2016 - Inserting automatic titles/headers based on section name

I have my slides organised into sections, and would like each slide to automatically have its title (header) be of the form "SectionName >> Subtitle". SectionName should be the name of the section ...
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Defining Text Box templates in Powerpoint (2016)

I have text of several types (e.g. citations, image captions, etc) that I need to insert into my slides. I would like to create a template text box for each, so that I don't have to apply the ...
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Power Point: How do I generate this character in mathcal?

(Mathcal is a font used in Latex https://proofwiki.org/wiki/Symbols:%5Cmathcal) I have posted the question on Tex SE and it was closed http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/313269/how-to-use-...
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How do you set crop mode exclusively in Office 2010/2013?

In PowerPoint 2010, when I click an image and choose Crop, I see crop handles and can move them in or out. However, the resize handles in the same place are also still active, so I sometimes wind up ...
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How to quickly align objects into a grid?

As seen in the picture, how do I quickly align them into 4 by 5 grid? Microsoft Office 2016 X64, Windows 7 SP1 X64.
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Java in eclipse, powerpoint, windows

I have an animation I created in java code in eclipse. Is there any way to import this into my PowerPoint without downloading new software (I can't on my school computer) Thanks!
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Convert powerpoint to markdown

Can I convert powerpoint to markdown? My ultimate goal is to create an easily versionable version of the powerpoint. (Maybe reveal.js or something)
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How to merge multiple powerpoint files into one file?

Is there an easy way to combine multiple powerpoint files into one single file? Under ms dos for binary files you can copy them using /b or according to this SO question just use copy copy /b <...
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Disable clicks during a powerpoint animation

I have a powerpoint slide with some animations that happen straight away, then some chained follow-on animations on click. The problem is, if someone clicks during the first second while the first ...
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How to make a powerpoint animation that undoes/reverses a previous move and scale animation?

This seems like it'd be simple and routine, but I can't find any simple way to do it. Suppose I have a slide with the following animating shapes: Shape A starts at size 100x100, at position A:B, ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Reapply last text color with keyboard / Default action with ribbon hotkeys

In Powerpoint 2010 one can click the text-color chooser to reapply the last color selected. However, when navigating to it with the ribbon hotkeys – in the German version [Alt], R, F, B – the color-...
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How to restart slide numbering from 1 in new section in MS PowerPoint 2013?

I am using two sections in my presentation and I want slide numbering to restart after the end of 1st section and at the start of next section.
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Powerpoint 2013 - create theme with shapes/images?

Is it possible to create a theme that has objects in it? E.g. if I insert images (NOT stretched background images) and a solid rectangle? I don't want to manually copy the images/shapes into every ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Master/Child documents

I want to edit my presentation in a more structured manner, so I am searching for a way to split the presentation into child documents. The solution should ideally allow Editing subsets of the ...
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Powerpoint master page with default content

I am working on a presentation where I need to reuse a slide with the same content multiple times. It is an outline page that contains a list of all the sections in my presentation. e.g. ...
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Deleting pictures from slides since last save

Please bear with me as I explain, hopefully succinctly, my question. I have a user form that, among other things, allows the user to insert a picture into a subset of sets in the project [i.e., slides ...
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Real time countdown on powerpoint slides

I have to do a presentation soon and it has to be around 15 minutes. To keep track of time (and not look at my watch all the time) I'd like to add a countdown of 15 minutes to my powerpoint ...
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Add total to pivot chart

I have a set of data of all the stops in the plant here. The data is arranged in columns as followed: Column A Fabrication number Column B Start Date Column C End date Column N observation (this is ...
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How to do this in Power Point?

Please see the picture below. How to add my own picture or design to the side of the slide like this so when press F5 it will show only part of the picture. Can someone help me how to do this in ...
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Making Text Longer in Power Point

Does anyone know how to elongate or widen text in Microsoft Power Point? With pictures you can click on any of the re-sizing squares on the picture and do whatever you want. If you do that with the ...
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How do I resize chart elements?

I created a pie chart in Excel 2007 and then copied and pasted it into a 2007 PowerPoint presentation. I'd like to resize the boxes on the pie charts without resizing the entire chart, but whether I ...
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Auto - updated change date in Powerpoint

Is there a way to add date of the last slide change to powerpoint? The date as offered by powerpoint can be fixed or auto-updated, but this updates at each printig/opening. I would like it to update ...
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Is it possible to view a PowerPoint slide show at 100% zoom?

When I start a slide show in PowerPoint 2013, it is displayed in full screen with the slides zoomed to fill the screen. Is it possible to view a slideshow with the slides "actual size", i.e. the same ...
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Editing Powerpoint slides in Propresenter

Is there a way to edit a powerpoint slide that has been imported into ProPresenter 6? Currently when we find an error after importing we have to load Powerpoint, edit the slide, then re-import it ...
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VBA Solution: Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint rename active file, choose folder to save in desire location and delete old version

I am looking for a VBA solution for doing simultaneous task such as rename active file, choose folder where to save the renamed file and delete old version of file. "Save as" dialogue allow the first ...
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How can I convert an animation in PowerPoint into an animated GIF?

In Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, I have a single slide containing a fairly complex animation. I would like to convert this animation to an animated GIF file. I have tried saving the animation directly ...
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PowerPoint command switch open in “Browsed by an individual” mode

PowerPoint provides the opportunity to save a PowerPoint in the slide show mode: "Browsed by an individual". This feature is pretty genius when running multiple PPs side by side. My problem is that ...
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MS PowerPoint. Can you play and pause video with action buttons?

I mean with buttons which are separated from the video. Somethig like this:
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No Audio in WMV File After Converting PowerPoint Presentation

I am trying to help a friend out with her PowerPoint. She wants to turn the presentation into a video and share it with others. We both can get it converted to WMV and MP4 with no issues, however our ...
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How to select a group of objects to animate in powerpoint

I have just placed 20 text objects onto my slide. Is there an easy way to select them all and then choose an animation that will be the same for them all? That is, the first object animates onclick, ...
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Word to PowerPoint: Equation Trouble

I'm preparing a PowerPoint presentation from a report I've already written in Word, with carefully typed-out mathematical equations in MathType or MS Equation Editor format. However, unlike text, when ...
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Moving or Deleting Original Image Powerpoint

So I'm doing some work in Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 which has a heavy use of images. If I were to email the file to someone else say, or delete or move the original images would the images still show? ...
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Audio Embedded In Powerpoint

I have a powerpoint file which has embedded audio that I am trying to view. The problem is, I don't have powerpoint, but I do have openoffice. While I am able to view the slides in openoffice, the ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - Play both videos on click and reset videos on click

How do I play both videos ON CLICK ? I do not want it to be played automatically. Also, how do i reset both videos on click ? Means like I got 2 videos but control both with one button. Help thanks
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How do I start and stop Powerpoint video with the spacebar and advance slides with the arrows?

I am putting together a Powerpoint 2013 slideshow for work that contains videos. My boss would like to be able to start and stop the videos in the slideshow using the spacebar, but advance the slides ...
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Powerpoint Slide Master

I want to have a dynamic Slide Master with Shapes built into each slide that can be added or removed based on the need. So the Broad idea is something like this: How I have defined my Master Slide ...
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Powerpoint 2016 on iMac

I am a new iMac user. I use Powerpoint all the time to create documents and save the documents in PDF format. I was able to save my powerpoint documents as PDF files two days ago. Today, I sit down ...