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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 ...
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Convert embedded movies to linked Ones Powerpoint

I have a powerpoint show which contains some movies as embedded files, so the size of my powerpoint is so big. I'm trying to convert the embedded videos to linked ones. But there is a problem, I have ...
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How to connect ms power point with ms access DB? [closed]

I want to load data from ms access database to a ms power point presentation. How can we connect the power point with access?
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PowerPoint Linked Video's Path

There is two way to insert a big file into powerpoint. Embedding and linking. I have linked some videos in one of slides. I need to move my powerpoint into another PC, but it looks linking objects ...
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PowerPoint 2010 - Electrocardiogram -like chart

I need to make a chart in PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010) that is like an electrocardiogram, actually is a chromatogram, I'm trying with line charts but I can't get the "peaks" of the line. I mean, in a ...
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how to install additional shapes into MS Power Point [closed]

I'm doing lots of diagrams for patent applications. Can additional shapes be installed into Power Point? (beyond what it comes with: flowcharts etc.) For example, the shape of a cell phone, a ...
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Shift+Right Click to Open .pptx as Read-Only?

When I use shift+right click to open a file as read-only, Office opens the document in standard mode instead. I made registry changes based on the second-to-last post in this thread (How can I open a ...
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Changing a font's number form in PowerPoint

Some fonts, for example Corbel, include several number forms: lining figures where the numerals are the same height as a capital letter and old-style or text figures where the numerals have varying ...
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Shortcut for adding new row or column in Powerpoint 2013 table

With Powerpoint 2010, I used to be able to add a new row in a table with right-clicking on an adjacent row. With Powerpoint 2013, I only found the option to go into the Layout ribbon/button "Insert ...
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Paste a slide to powerpoint template

After i set the font 'Arial' in master slide of Powerpoint 2013, i copy a slide from other ppt file and paste (use destination theme already) to my template, but it also changed my font , font size ...
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Powerpoint: Autoplay doesn't work with two embedded videos?

I'm working with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010. When I embed two videos in a single PowerPoint slide (using the side by side layout) and set them both to autoplay (Playback > Start > ...
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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Does Microsoft Power Point 2013 have auto-connect?

This is the same feature as in Visio where you can rapidly connect a bunch of shapes already on the page, as opposed to clicking the connector tool each time to link two shapes. Does PP have it? If ...
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Powerpoint for Mac - can't save current page as PDF

I have a powerpoint file containing a few hundred slides, and want to save one specific slide as a PDF. I choose "Save AS", Format: PDF, and in Options I select "Save current Slide". However it always ...
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how to quickly connect multiple text boxes in a Microsoft PowerPoint flowchart

I've added several flowchart boxes -- the typical diamond decision boxes, and rectable process boxes -- and I want to select multiple boxes and add a connection line between each one, with a single ...
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ffmpeg / avconv to ensure compatibilty with Windows DirectShow

I have a video file: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from ron_1080p.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder ...
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How can I access files copied to a USB drive from a Mac, in Windows?

I copied a bunch of PowerPoint files from a Mac to my USB drive. When I plugged it into my Windows PC, instead of seeing a folder, I see 2-3 files: week1 * ._ week1 * ._.Trashes (where * is some ...
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How to make an MPEG2 video file with the highest quality possible using FFMPEG?

I have got a WMV (v9 (WMV3), 960x720, 30.000030 fps, planar 4:2:0 YUV, produced by PowerPoint 2010) file and need to convert it to MPEG2 - the only format my TVset can read from an USB flash drive (I ...
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Remove all unused master slides in a PowerPoint presentation

My company recently created a new PowerPoint template. On its own without any slides, it is 9MB in size. This is completely unusable for sending to mobile devices and annoys customers. The main ...
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How to turn PowerPoint presentation into Word and keep graphics quality

How can I turn a PowerPoint presentation into a Word document and retain graphics quality? I have a 25-slide PowerPoint 2007 presentation with a lot of line plots and diagrams I would like to turn ...
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PowerPoint 2007 - How to see TOTAL run time after creating slide show

I have already created a slide show using the AUTOMATIONS tab and the Advance Slide - []Automatically After ---- function where I have manually entered the runtime of each individual slide until my ...
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powerpoint2011 looks blurry on retina display

I'm now using powerpoint2011 on my macbook pro retina'13, and found that the screen looks so blurry. I tried update my office to newest version(14.4.5), and it has made the screen suitable for retina ...
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Font Tracking in ppt

I need to set font tracking to 80% in a ppt slide, but it appears you can only set character spacing of pts. How many pts equals 80%?? I am using a purchased font (Whitney Light)
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Protect content of a powerpoint presentation [duplicate]

Follow up of Is there a way to secure a powerpoint presentation against edits? In my case I have a lot of animations in my ppt file and I want to preserve them. Please instruct whether converting ...
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How to recover password protected power-point?

I have a powerpoint file which was written using MS Office PowerPoint 2007. When I click on my .ppt it's asking for password. I forgot my password I used to open my .ppt file. I'm using PowerPoint ...
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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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Does Microsft Publisher 2013 have connectors?

Previous versions of MS Publisher, and other 2013 products like Powerpoint have connectors so that if you draw arrows between shapes and move the shapes around, the arrows move with it. This does not ...
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Retaining font size in PowerPoint even in Master Slide?

Is there any way to force a font style/size, even in a Master Slide, not to change and Autofit in a slide. I have as a fifth level bullet setting a 14pt font. It's getting changed to a 13pt font ...
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Cannot download the information you requested: Power Point, Word, Excel

I have a hyperlink and when put into MS Office programs the above error will occur and the link will not be displayed. The link works for example from within lotus notes or pasting directly into the ...
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Where the 'Rehearse Timings' values saved in PowerPoint file?

I have just created a powerpoint content file, and put a click event to all bullet points. After I rehearsed the timing for each bullet points using "Rehearse Timings". Now I want to see where the ...
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I can't move images in my PowerPoint presentation

I have a PowerPoint file and all slide images are locked. Can anyone tell me how to unlock these images? This is the link to the file. this is the link to the file without zip. ...
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Is there anyway to format negative numbers in red in a table in Powerpoint 2010?

I have tables of data and I want the negative numbers to show up in red (similar to what you would do in Excel). Does powerpoint have this capability?
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Reinstate a deleted slide in Powerpoint's Notes Page view

I received a Powerpoint presentation where someone deleted the slide in the Notes Page view. After trying this myself, doing so is deceptively simple. Open View > Notes Page, then select the slide ...
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Automatically apply theme to an old presentation

I imported into PowerPoint 2010 an old presentation (created in OpenOffice). The background in all slides was black. Now I want to change the theme of the entire presentation to a theme with a white ...
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Can you change linked charts to embedded charts in PowerPoint 2010? Or use relative links to Excel files?

I need to replicate a PowerPoint presentation across multiple countries then send the presentations to colleagues and give them the ability to edit charts. To do this I have created an Excel file ...
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Batch make powerpoint titles

I am trying to make a powepoint that has a lot of slides. i would like to know if there is a way to "import" all my words and make each line a title of a slide. also, if anyone knows a way to do the ...
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PowerPoint equations screwed up

Office 2013; Opening powerpoints from a book publisher, but the equations are all screwed up. Here is picture of before-and-afer The only fix I know is to double-click on the equation, which opens ...
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Powerpoint movie already playing accross all slides, how do i make it move to center on another slide

I am doing a slide show in powerpoint and i am trying to put a photo album in it and trying to get that photo album to play across all slides, but move it to the center on the last slide. I have made ...
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Import gif animation into MS powerpoint 2007

I'm trying to insert a .gif animation into powerpoint, specifically this one: attribution: Gonfer at en.wikipedia The official support page seems to apply to the 2003 version only. The other ...
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How can I embed a 3D image in a presentation?

I would like to embed a 3D object in a slide presentation, so that I can rotate it during a presentation. I have a .obj file. Is this possible? I generally use PowerPoint, but am open to using ...
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Powerpoint VBA References

I am writing a VBA code on Powerpoint, where I need to call and excel file for input. Programme is functioning fine, runs without error, and generates output, except for the part where Excel file is ...
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Embed Excel Chart with Drop-down control into powerpoint

I have an interactive Excel chart which runs on the basis of users selecting ranges using drop down menus via the form control and I want to move this into Powerpoint 2010 for presentation purposes. ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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How to edit text in powerpoint slide show?

Sometimes while giving a power point presentation to our board, they tend to suggest corrections on slides & tell us to update. What I do is to note them & exit the slideshow, update the ...
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Alt Tab stuck down without pressing any keys - Windows 7

I have the weirdest problem, but it's not on a PC I regularly use and is extremely intermittent - maybe happening once a month or so, and always during a power point presentation. The Alt Tab key ...
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Animate some rows or columns of a matrix in powerpoint

In microsoft-powerpoint, i have a matrix, I want to animate some elements, or consider some rows or columns of it to move that part to another matrix. How can I do it?
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PowerPoint: stop automatic formatting of bullets

Is there a way to prevent PowerPoint from automatically formatting bullet marks (esp. numbers) based on the start of the text that comes after them. For example, if the text following the bullet mark ...
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Merge multiple (more than two!) PowerPoint presentations into one

I'm collecting status reports from 20 different project managers and each of them sends a PowerPoint presentation containing just one slide with a status summary. I would like to merge all these files ...
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Change regional number format for powerpoint, but not excel

My clients (and me) are Germany-based, as such I need to use the German number format 1.000.000,00 for all client-facing documents, usually created in Powerpoint 2007. In Excel however, I use the ...