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

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PowerPoint slide show on TV via memory stick

Hi I have created my slideshow in powerpoint and timed the slides at different timings, saved them to jpeg and transferred to memory stick to display on TV. It works well except it wont keep the ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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What is the “Performing multiple tasks” button do in Powerpoint 2010?

I recently stumbled a button in Powerpoint 2010 that has the following tooltip text: Performing multiple tasks. Click to show next task. The button is in the lower right on the statusbar (next ...
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Switching from Powerpoint to Propresenter

quick question for some of you A/V guys. I am having an issue with propresenter and powerpoint. We use propresenter for a majority of our presentations but have to have a powerpoint stuck in there ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...
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I cannot insert a bar chart in PowerPoint

In rerence to a previous post I too can no longer insert a chart into powerpoint. When I select chart type it allows me to click but then blinks at me and does nothing. My IT guys have looked into ...
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PowerPoint 2016 for Mac copy and paste thumbnail does not copy an entire “screenshot” image

Before upgrading to Office 2016 for Mac, when focused on the thumbnail of a slide and pressing Command+C I'd get a real "screenshot" of the slide and it would be about 2.5" x 1.5" when pasted into a ...
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powerpoint watermark not showing in slideshow

In my presentation I use slide masters that have a watermark in the corner. This watermark shows when I create or edit my slides. However, when I launch the slideshow the watermarks are not present. ...
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Unable to Add-New Powerpoint Add-In

I am trying to install LiveWeb powerpoint add in for Powerpoint 365 ProPlus. However, from the Powerpoint Options --> Add-Ins --> Manage PowerPoint Add-Ins, I am unable to 'Add New' ones as shown in ...
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Why does comparing PPT 2010 files with different content yield no differences?

I have a PowerPoint 2010 presentation with 523 slides in it. I sent a copy to a colleague, he modified a few slides (added text to them), and sent it back to me. When I use the PowerPoint comparison ...
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How to keep US-English locale while using an Italian (or French) keyboard?

I have a very basic Win7 usage problem: My PC has an Italian keyboard, but I need to work with an US-English environment (Win7 is in English). Problem is in many programs (most notably in ...
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How to recover a recently saved powerpoint

I saved a powerpoint 10 minutes ago, and now i can only open older versions of it. Neither can i find it anywhere else, including "recent" under file options. I have one of 2 versions saved in a ...
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setting PowerPoint 2010 slide show to HD dimensions

I am trying to do a screen capture of a PowerPoint 2010 slide show, but I notice that the full screen view of the slide show is closer to a square in shape, with black on both sides of the slide. ...
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How to globally change the language in PowerPoint Slide Masters

There are a lot of answers about how to change the language by going into the outline view, marking everything and changing the language. But that's no use if the languages in the Master Slides have ...
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Getting a full screen image in projection mode for PowerPoint 2013 on a Dell Latitude laptop

Pretty strange. I have a 16x9 PowerPoint presentation. In presentation mode it takes up the full screen on my laptop. However, when I hit F8 to project (even with no projector connected) the image ...
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Windows 7, PowerPoint 2003

I'm including a custom-made bullet point in a PowerPoint 2003 presentation. Will a user on another machine be able to see it and use it?
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Can I disable powerpoint from using the complete screen in presentation mode?

I use a projector to display to a whiteboard. I would like to use powerpoint with a word file displayed by the side. Powerpoint utilises the complete screen as soon as i choose display from current ...
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Sometimes opening in read only mode

I have a client that is running Windows 7 Pro on a domain, and PowerPoint 2010 sometimes when opens in read only mode. Server 2008 R2 Full rights to shared file and folder doesn't happen all the ...
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Powerpoint 2013 display differently in OSX and Window version

It is the original slide in Powerpoint for Mac 2011 And it is how it looks in Powerpoint 2013 on Windows Here is the version information of my Powerpoint for Mac I have googled this problem ...
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Animation setting in Power point 13

I have to animate my slide in such a way that the picture appears to be zooming in. This is actually the picture on left side on previous slide and i want to make it seem that it has been zoomed in ...
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How can mouse clicks stop working in Windows but I can move the mouse?

Situation: Windows 2008 Server with SP2 64 Bit used as "Terminal Server", Direct X 11 Office 2007 32 Bit .net add-in for PowerPoint using WPF, nlog, Lucene the add-in is for end-users and does not ...
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How to open two different power point files one per each monitor?

I have to work on power point file and I have to consult a similar one but I am not able to open those file on the two screen I have "installed" on my workstation. It happened also with excel files, ...
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Page number won't show up on second slide in PPT 2013

No matter what slide layout I put in the second position of the Slide Master, when I close the Master, all slides using that layout don't show the slide number. I have checked the slide # box in ...
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Powerpoint alternatives [closed]

It's been a while now since I'm looking for Powerpoint alternatives. First of all I must say that I'm a Windows 7 user so only Mac options are not suitable. My main problems are: I'm already used ...
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MS Powerpoint visible slide borders under large image while editing

I'm building a Powerpoint presentation and I'm adding some images with pan animation. So the image I add is larger than the slide, and when I add it, it covers the original slide and I can't see the ...
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How to control a presentation on computer using iPad?

I am presenting something to a small audience of 50+ people. I have a projector to which I will connect my laptop. Instead of navigating the presentation (Microsoft PowerPoint) on the computer and ...
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How to format the size of multiple link images in a power point simultaneous (2007)?

I've a powerpoint with one link image on each slide. I must update these images regularly but when I do, the size format of each link image changes. Can someone tell me, without using a macro, a ...
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Convert PPTX to HTML while preserving text

I need to convert PowerPoint PPTX files into HTML using the command-line. The HTML file should preserve text as text (not image) while converting all Shapes, Smart-arts and Graphs into images (or if ...
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Maximizing image size on a powerpoint slide

I'm working on a slideshow with powerpoint 2007. I'm adding a series of jpeg images to consecutive slides. I'd like to maximize the size of each image so that it takes up the entire slide, but no ...
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How do I edit points of a shape in PowerPoint 2016?

In PowerPoint 2016 (the preview version), you can edit points in a shape by right-clicking and selecting Edit Points. Now, under Windows, you would add a point by Ctrl-clicking, or change its ...
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Download Templates for PowerPoint - How?

I am currently trying to find new templates for my PowerPoint presentation (Office 2007). So I was directed to: https://templates.office.com/en-us/templates-for-PowerPoint But there it seems I ...
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Powerpoint - revealing bullets in order of audience participation

Is it possible to easily reveal bullet points in an order given by audience participation, where the answer may differ each time? eg What are the colours of the rainbow?
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How to scroll within PowerPoint slide with keyboard / working with big slides

My company loves Microsoft products, therefore I am now forced to prepare a conference poster with PowerPoint. That means I have a single large slide in my presentation. Due to the size of the poster, ...
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Export PowerPoint slides to Word without using “handouts”?

I have already read many other articles about converting/exporting, but they all use Handouts. Is there a way to export the content of the slides to Word so that the occupy full pages?
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Virtual laser pointer when using Office Remote and a Surface Pro 3 goes to the wrong position

I have to do presentations quite often and I recently noticed the Office Remote App (I'm using the Windows Phone 8.1 version in case that matters). So before actually doing the presentation in front ...
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How can I change the colors of PowerPoint 2011's presenter view notes?

For whatever reason, in PowerPoint 2011 on OS X, the notes to the slides in the presenter view are black on grey instead of black and white. It's the case for a presentation I just created, and it's ...
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How to add explanatory text to powerpoint master slide

The default powerpoint master contains explanatory text in the respective text boxes. Here is an example in german: "Click to add title" "Click to add subtitle" Question: How can I get powerpoint ...
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Creating a custom list label in PowerPoint 2010 that uses A), B), etc

I want to make a custom list in PowerPoint, where the labels are as follows (desired format): A) B) C) ... The nearest available options in PowerPoint that I can find are Capitals with a period ...
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PowerPoint 2011 for Mac - Equation created by PowerPoint 2013 for WIN is not displayed correctly

I have a couple of slides that are created by a PowerPoint (PP) 2013 on a Windows machine. These slides contain many formulas that I created with the internal formal editor of PP. However, when I open ...
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Powerpoint Animation with Grouping

I want to do a powerpoint animation that has an animal walk past some seeds. I want to group the seeds with the animal once it gets to a certain point (I don't want to start out grouped), OR, I want ...
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How to leave the remote desktop user session in Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm having a problem in ASP.NET opening the Microsoft PowerPoint Component when the Windows Server doesn't have an RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) Active User Session. My question is how do I leave ...
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PowerPoint 2010 won't open downloaded files

Whenever I download a file from the Internet and try to open in in PowerPoint 2010, it fails with a message PowerPoint found a problem with the content in . PowerPoint can attempt to repair the ...
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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...
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How to adjust length of line connecting animated shapes

I have two shapes (two circles) and a line that connects both. Is it possible to keep this connection while the shapes are moving? Meaning that the line would move and change size according to the ...
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How to convert formatted text in a Powerpoint table cell to HTML

I want to convert a table in a Powerpoint slide to HTML. I know how to put in the table tags, but cannot work out how to convert formatted text inside the table cells to HTML. So, for example, how can ...
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00:00 slide transition in Powerpoint

In a Powerpoint presentation, one can choose the slide transition time: the time that a slide is visible before it automatically switches to the next slide. The default slide transition time is 00:00 ...
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How do I disable pressure sensitivity of my Wacom pen, for Windows 8.1 or at least for Powerpoint 2013?

I know pressure sensitivity for Wacom pens is a feature, but I would like to deactivate it: Is there any way to set the pen to work in a digital fashion, i.e. producing a fixed-width line? This is ...
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How to embed buttons in a Powerpoint presentation to print Word files?

I want to build a Powerpoint presentation to use in Kiosk mode on a Public PC. The purpose is to fulfill needs for hard-copy forms. The presentation would contain about 30 buttons, each associated ...
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Printing PowerPoint slides as a poster

I have 20 PowerPoint slides which I would like to print as an A0 poster with 5 rows/4 columns. The slides contain Math which becomes garbage if I export the slides into a Metafile. Printing into ...
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Powerpoint 2013 ribbon get twice bigger on projector view

Currently I am using a Yoga 3 with Windows 8.1. I have installed Office 365 and everything seems normal however whenever I connect to projector there is a problem with Powerpoint 2013. The ribbon gets ...