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Can I recover a PowerPoint file that was replaced with a blank presentation?

A colleague had her PowerPoint presentation overwritten with blank presentation, using PowerPoint 2007 on Windows 7. System Restore is turned off and it looks like Shadow Copy also didn't work as ...
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1answer
81 views

How to copy picture in same position for all slides

I have made my presentation which is about 60 slides long and I want to copy a logo to the same position of each slide. Is there a way to do this without manually copying and pasting the logo? I am ...
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1answer
242 views

How to launch a dialog box with fill-in-fields in a Powerpoint 2010/2013 document?

I would like to set a PPT presentation which launches a dialog box at the opening of the document where I could directly fill in some fields with information (such as the name of my client, the name ...
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0answers
72 views

In IE pps file downloaded as ppt file if Power point is installed

From my website, I am giving a download link for a .pss(power point slideshow) file. But when downloading the file, it will download as a ppt file instead of pps file in a PC having MS PowerPoint ...
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1answer
81 views

Changing pictures or text box saved in Office 2010 and opened in Office 2007

I have two computers: Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2010. Windows XP service pack 3 and Microsoft Office 2007 I worked on the first computer on Office 2010 and I saved in the format .pptx on ...
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1answer
155 views

Old Powerpoint file will not open in Office 07

How can i open .ppt files from Powerpoint MS Office 97-2003 in Office 07? Have tried several ideas from various sources but none work! Desperately need to open an old ppt file to meet a deadline in 6 ...
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1answer
727 views

How do I line up subsequent slides with Powerpoint's Motion Paths?

I'm using Powerpoint's Motion Paths to move images around in my slides. The problem is, on subsequent slides I need the previously-moved images to appear in their Motion Path destinations and I can't ...
2
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1answer
464 views

How to assign shortcut key to a macro in PowerPoint 2007?

How to assign a shortcut key to my macro? Is there any way to directly assign it through VBA code?
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1answer
2k views

When editing a presentation in powerpoint, is there any way to scroll continuously between the slides?

Pretty much the title. I don't like the way that a single scroll wheel 'notch' moves an entire slide. I would rather scroll continuously between slides if possible. Maybe I'm wrong and it would be ...
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2answers
9k views

Is there a way to hide the notes pane in powerpoint 2007's normal view?

I want this away altogether - not dragged as wee as it can be, but gone.
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0answers
17 views

How to insert songs that have been converted from M4 files to MP3

I have Powerpoint 2007 and I have convertred my iTunes from the M4 file to an MP3 but I still can't inset the song into the presentation.
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1answer
832 views

Setting the working directory for picture insert in PowerPoint

Every once in while I am using PowerPoint 2007 and always I add some figures to my slides using Insert and then select Picture. What botters me here, that it initially opens the Pictures library to ...
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1answer
818 views

Pixelated and smooth text in Microsoft Powerpoint using same font/size/etc

I'm using the "Title and Content" layout for one of my pages, and somehow the Title content becomes very smooth and looks good, but the content is very pixelated. I'm running powerpoint 2007. Any ...
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1answer
1k views

Table cell hyperlink without text underline

I have a table in powerpoint 2007. I have one slide corresponding to each cell of the table in same presentation and I want to create hyperlinks on each cell. But, I don't want the cell text to go ...
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3answers
2k views

Code in Powerpoint presentation [closed]

I am putting together a powerpoint presentation which will contain some JavaScript samples. Just wondering what tips anyone has to make this easy to read? I am specifically looking for tips on fonts, ...
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1answer
126 views

How can I get one slide to reference the number of another in powerpoint?

I would like to have a textbox in one of my powerpoint slides say "see slide [x]" where x is another slide. Is there any way to do this cleanly so that it updates dynamically as I move the slides ...
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2answers
1k views

PowerPoint slide resolution? (Optimizing video playback)

In PowerPoint 2007, there seems to be no way of changing the resolution slide (only the aspect ratio and the output resolution can be chnaged?). If this is the case, then how do I optimize an ...
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0answers
385 views

Video format/codec for PowerPoint 2007?

I would like to add video files to PowerPoint 2007 slides (on PC). 1) Which codec should I use for maximum quality? 1b) Does this depend on computer-specific installed plugins/codecs? 2) Is there ...
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1answer
355 views

why doesn't the pptplex tab appear in the powerpoint ribbon?

I've installed pptPlex but it doesn't appear in the powerpoint ribbon. I tried reviewing the security settings, but maybe I've missed something. I have windows-7 and powerpoint 2007
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1answer
96 views

Extract Content of Powerpoint files in Readable Format?

I'm trying to extract information from Powerpoint files in a readable format. By "readable" I mean removing the "slides" factor and flowing more like a word document, preserving images and basic ...
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4answers
34k views

How do I animate only one word in a row?

I have a list of bullet points in my slide. In each row, I'd like to animate one word only, to give the word emphasis. But I see I can only animate a whole row. Is there any way to animate a ...
4
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4answers
876 views

How do I open a single PowerPoint file in two windows?

Does anyone how to open a single PowerPoint file in two separate windows? For example, I have two PowerPoint windows open and they both have help.ppt open. In one window is slide #1 and on the other ...
7
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7answers
14k views

Multiple instances of PowerPoint (2007)

How can I open PowerPoint twice so I can view two presentations, one on each screen of my dual monitor set up?
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4answers
2k views

Set default “arrow” in Powerpoint

In powerpoint 2007 I end up using a same kind of arrows a bunch. But every time I create an arrow I have to re-format it or I have to copy the arrow from another slide. Does anyone know how to set the ...
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1answer
469 views

Has the shift-key functionality while resizing objects changed in PowerPoint 2010?

In PowerPoint, holding down Shift when resizing an object such as a line should restrict the movement of the end point to be either vertical or horizontal. This is useful for resizing horizontal or ...
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1answer
5k views

PowerPoint 2007 - how to play movies simultaneously within a slide?

I have six small clips (.wmv) inside a PowerPoint 2007 slide (for Windows). If I set all the videos to play automatically only the first one starts playing. Any ideas how to make them play ...
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5answers
2k views

How can I convert hundreds of varied PowerPoint-format files into a single format of PowerPoint files?

I have a client who has 15 Mac desktops and 10 Windows desktops, all using different versions of Office to work with their files. The only solution I can think of to prevent any compatibility issues ...
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3answers
4k views

Is it possible to increase only the vertical size of a shape in PowerPoint?

I have a shape (rounded rectangle) in PowerPoint 2007 of which I would like to increase the vertical size only (to illustrate de-bottlenecking). So, the width will stay the same but the height will ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Delete / Remove Speaker Notes from PowerPoint Presentation

How do you remove the speaker notes from a powerpoint presentation?
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3answers
338 views

Powerpoint saves files after just viewing

If i open a .ppt file in Powerpoint 2007 and then just close it without modifying anything the file will be saved/modified by powerpoint. (.pptx doesnt seem to be affected) This is very annoying as ...
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1answer
237 views

Powerpoint - Resize image by different step

In powerpoint i want to get two images to be the same height without loosing their aspect ratio. However powerpoint only lets me resize an image in steps (eg when i drag the bottom left anchor of the ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to move bullet closer to text in Powerpoint

How can I move the bullet closer to the text in Powerpoint 2007? I want the gap to be half of what it is by default.
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2answers
748 views

Default line spacing in Powerpoint 2007

I want to set the default line spacing in Powerpoint 2007 to 1.1 rather than 0.8 which Microsoft has set as default. Is there any way to do this? Alternatively, I could also manage if I could create ...
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2answers
2k views

Force PowerPoint to paste in place like every other graphics editor in the world?

Is there a way to force PowerPoint to paste copied objects exactly on top of the mother object? I hate the auto-displacement a little down and to the right. hate hate hate! Save me?
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1answer
750 views

Powerpoint and multiple monitors

Using my laptop and the meeting room projector, I can have Powerpoint on the "2nd monitor" (the projector). But when I run the slideshow it always shows on the first monitor (the laptop). Is there a ...
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1answer
2k views

Powerpoint 2007 linking to external content

I have about 50 presentation, and one text box is the same for all of them. The problem is that if I need to edit that text box I have to do the same thing 50 times. Is there a way to have it load ...
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2answers
707 views

How to change straight quotes to curly quotes in MS Office PowerPoint with autocorrect turned off

I do not want to use MS Office autocorrect option that is changing automatically straigh quotes to curly quotes ("smart quotes"). Most of the time I prefere straight quotes, but sometimes, in a ...
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1answer
273 views

MS Powerpoint 2007 (Windows) to Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 (Mac)

I've a PPT (With some comments on each slides) made with MS Powerpoint 2007 (Windows) I saved PPT in .ppt extension and sent to my friend who has a Mac and Microsoft PowerPoint 2004. He is unable ...
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1answer
460 views

Selecting which object to align to in Powerpoint 2007

When doing an alignment in Powerpoint 2007 (say, Align Center), is there any way to select which object will be aligned to? It seems to pick one of the objects, but I'm not sure how it decides which ...
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1answer
377 views

Can I import an outline into powerpoint

I would like to create a bullet point powerpoint in a text file (or Word document) and then import it into Powerpoint 2007 Slide 1 title - bullet 1 - bullet 2 - subpoint - bullet 3 Slide 2 ...
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2answers
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How do I launch a Power Point slide show on startup?

I want to launch a Power Point presentation on startup - in slide show mode (I don't want to simply open the file). This is to run on a kiosk.
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2answers
217 views

Embedding a WMV file on the web via URL in a Powerpoint presentation

I've got a situation where I want to distribute a Powerpoint presentation to several people. I want to be able to embed several large videos in this presentation by linking to a URL, for the ...
4
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1answer
8k views

PowerPoint: print slides - enlarge their size

In PowerPoint (2007), it is possible to print multiple slides on a paper as a handout. However, there is quite a lot of whitespace in between them and around them. Is there another way to enlarge the ...
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1answer
2k views

MS PowerPoint one-by-one effect

In Power Point, I have multiple lines of text on one page (big surprise). I don't want them to appear one by one, but rather want to have one of them bold, then the next one (and maybe the other ones ...
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3answers
543 views

An alternative to Powerpoint 2007 viewer than MS powerpoint?

The Powerpoint 2007 viewer, for unknown reasons, doesn't work in my machine. I've installed the SP1 also, but it behaves the same (it does not open). I've installed Open Office, but its text ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Is it possible to make Microsoft Office grid snapping less “smart”?

The problem In MS Office 2007, drawing objects snap to the grid differently depending on whether I move the object up or down. Steps to reproduce Create a new PowerPoint document. Click the ...
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2answers
1k views

PowerPoint Rehearse Timings with Use Presenter View Checked

I am trying to rehearse a presentation and have been dismayed to discover that when trying to use Rehearse Timings I do not get a Presenter View. When just doing slideshow I do but not when attempting ...
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2answers
13k views

How to create multi-level list in Powerpoint 2007

How can I create multi-level list in Powerpoint 2007? I can't find Multi-Level List button on the Home tab as mentioned here.