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

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How can I make a PowerPoint Theme that will scale to 16:9 and 4:3 like the defaults?

I know how to make a powerpoint theme using the color palates, font palates, and slide masters. However, if I build it on a 16:9 aspect ratio slide, but then change the aspect ratio to 4:3, all the ...
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Powerpoint : logging who opened the file

I created a powerpoint presentation. I'm gonna send it to a lot of people but I would like to know exactly who opened the file. Importate note: the slides are sent by mail. No web-hosting. Is there ...
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How do I dynamically control animations in PowerPoint 2010?

I'm playing around with PowerPoint creating a trivia game. When the user clicks on a tile on the main slide it advances to another slide with the question. When the user clicks the return button, they ...
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How can I disable the “Pick up where you left off” feature in powerpoint 2013?

related: Is there a way to change the MS Word 2013 "pick up where you left off" feature? Unfortunately, I don't see a registry key under power-point for "Reading Locations", so I don't see ...
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Insert Excel spreadsheet data into ~200 Powerpoint slides [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet for approximately 200 people in my residence hall at college. I am working on making their name tags. For their tags, I would like to have the decorations in powerpoint be ...
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How to stop PowerPoint from flipping photo

Using PowerPoint 2011, there is a predefined theme called "Revolution". The "Picture with Caption" slide contains a picture placeholder on the left side of the slide. The problem with this theme is ...
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How do I re-record an individual PowerPoint slide with audio and transitions?

PowerPoint allows you to record an entire presentation with audio and animation timings synced, but you cannot re-record both for an individual slide. For instance, let's say I recorded a 40-minute ...
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Navigation while live editing & presenting in Powerpoint 2010

When presenting on a TV or a projector, especially during work meeting, I often haven the presentation on my laptop monitor open in edit mode and in presentation mode on the external screen. This ...
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PPT 2013 Template Issue

I have formed a new template in PPT 2013. It is stored in the correct (?) folder ie: user\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Template\ When I open a new presentation my template does open OK (I ...
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How to remotely edit Powerpoint slides while presenting over shared drive?

The idea is that the Powerpoint file would be located in a folder on a shared drive that is accessible to two computers, one computer meant for editing, and the other meant for presenting on a ...
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Powerpoint slideshow manipulation

I'm using a PPT as a tool for my quiz and running into some problems. So basically, I have say slide 4 which asks you to choose easy, med or hard. I've used hyperlinks to redirect from here to slide ...
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Powerpoint 2010 issue with embedded company information that cannot be edited

My company has copyright, date, company name, logo information, etc at the bottom of PPTs. I want to modify earlier ppt versions than 2010 by changing the company information such as edit copyright ...
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Play PowerPoint slide show with custom timings on TV

I have a PowerPoint slideshow that uses custom transitions to advance the slides slides at different timings. I saved the slideshow to JPEG and transferred it to a memory stick to display on a TV. It ...
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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 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 ...