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

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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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Microsoft Office 15 Applications display errors when attempting to preview in Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer (WIN 7 Pro SP1, 64-bit), if I click on a file belonging to any of the 3 Office programs that Explorer will preview in the Preview pane, I get an error, and no preview is generated. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What causes these artefacts in my powerpoint presentation?

Full screen (1920x1080), this image clearly has visible issues with the font. Image No 1 - 1080p full image Zoomed in, and highlighted with red, these become clearer on lower resolution screens ...
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How to Attach Alternate Text to PowerPoint Art Exported to PDF

I have almost 4,000 PowerPoint slides from which I am asked to make accessible PDFs. I'm working with PowerPoint 2010, and creating the PDFs using the Acrobat X plug-in as I am told that's the "best" ...
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Hide notes in Powerpoint 2013, then save the file with this function

I know how to hide notes in my PowerPoint presentation and in my PowerPoint program, and I know how to "remove all" via the inspect document. What I want to do is hide the notes - save the file with ...
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Powerpoint videos don't auto-play the second time

I have created a powerpoint 2013 custom show with image links to slides with videos. I have set the videos to rewind after playing and play automatically. Whether the video finishes, and advances back ...
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Importing image into powerpoint

I am using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. When I import an image from visio or a pdf version of that image into powerpoint, the image gets some blurry. Any solution to this?
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Speeding up replacing an image in PowerPoint (screenrecording)

I run a small open souce assistive technology project (github link) that processes templates that users create in PowerPoint. The code dosen't deal gracefully with the case where there are two or ...
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Powerpoint VBA combine pptx files into one

I have seen a post like this before but could not add more comments and could not implement the solution. So please do not criticize :) I basically need to open an empty pptx file and give a location ...
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With dual-monitors, how can I set up one screen so it won't affect the other?

At work, we have a dual monitor to check-in at. One screen displays a PowerPoint, while the other displays the check-in. Every time a person clicks on the right hand screen to check in, the PowerPoint ...
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In powerpoint, is there anyway to have “resize shape to fix text” to only grow horizontally? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out if there is a way in powerpoint when i am using "Resize shape to fix text" i can make the vertical height of a shape fix and if the text in a shape can't fit that the shape ...
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Replace or edit picture in PowerPoint 2013 keeping formatting

I need to do some (small) changes on some images (PNG) in the PPTX document. I don't see any option to edit images. If I use the "Change Picture" option to load an edited version of the Picture file, ...
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Powerpoint doesn't let me adjust the height of a cell in a table

I have this table in the beginning: There are two rows and one column. I want to add a second subtitle in the second row. To do that I split the second row and create 3 rows. I add the colors ...
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Draw multiple arrows

There used to be a feature in the drawing tools of Microsoft Office that you double click a drawing tool (such as arrow) and that meant you'd draw that and your next click would draw the same of that ...
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Animated PPT presenation

I'm currently working on a school presentation and I want to make it a little more special. I've seen this video and it is amazing. What I don't understand is, how would one make an object be ...
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PowerPoint 2013 missing “Paste Special” context menu

This is the strangest thing. I have googled for answers but can't seem to find ones that apply. All I want to do is select a portion of an Excel file and paste/link it into a PowerPoint presentation, ...
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Clicking Powerpoint Trigger while underneath another image

I'm creating a small animation in Powerpoint and need to click on an image to trigger its next animation. However it also needs to be underneath another image for the animation to work. Clicking it ...
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How to convert a keynote to something that I can run on Windows, with the least loss of quality?

I am going to do a presentation on a Windows computer. However, I don't have Powerpoint installed on my Mac. My Windows PC doesn't have PowerPoint either :( It only has the OpenOffice.org thingy. ...
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PowerPoint: Autosaved versions disappear after saving file

I was working on a presentation in PowerPoint when I accidentally deleted some content in it. Undo did not help, but I saw there are several older auto-saved versions listed in the File menu. I ...
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What keyboard shortcut brings up the Powerpoint 2016 Format Shape/Object pane

Is there a reliable way of bringing up the format pane via the keyboard once I've selected an object that I want to format (e.g., a shape, or text box)? I've variously seen that Ctrl-1 does this but ...