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

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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 ...
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Powerpoint Edits in Outlook Not Saved

Scenario Microsoft Office 2010 with AutoRecovery turned ON. I create a Powerpoint and save it on my local hard drive. I create an Outlook meeting request, attach my PowerPoint file and send the ...
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How can I use my presenter in other applications than PowerPoint?

I have a presenter from Kensington (Model #33374) with a USB dongle. It works well in PowerPoint, but I'd like to use it to control a kiosk-like web application that runs in Google Chrome. I ...
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How to show PowerPoint shapes in presentation mode after clicking (but not during editing, without macros)

In order to build an on-screen menu during presentation mode ... Is there any way to make shapes appear (after a click) in presentation mode, but hide them during editing mode? When the shapes have ...
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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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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?