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Creating custom groups within the ribbon in Mac Powerpoint 2011

It seems like I can only adjust whether tabs are shown or hidden and the order in which the tabs appear. Am I missing something? or does powerpoint's mac version just suck?
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Linked pictures (PDF) not updating upon original image change in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

I am inserting a PDF as picture to the slide and keeping the "Link to File" option in the file picker dialog checked. After inserting, when the original image file gets changed, the inserted picture ...
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Colors in Mac PowerPoint not exactly as specified

(crossposting from http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21918/colors-in-mac-powerpoint-not-exactly-as-specified) In Mac PowerPoint, I tried setting the fill color of a rectangle and the ...
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How can I run PowerPoint 2011 (v.14.01) for Mac in “windowed” mode?

I want to run a power point presentation in a window instead of full screen. I don't want any of the UI to show, just the presentation itself. How can I play a presentation without UI as if it's ...
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edit equations in PowerPoint 2011 (mac) that were saved in PowerPoint 2010 (windows)

I'm trying to edit a file that was saved in PowerPoint 2010, on Windows. I'm using PowerPoint 2011 on Mac OSX. The problem is that any text box that has an equation in it is un-editable (rendered as ...
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Same RGB-colors looks different in same document (Office 2011 Mac)

I made PowerPoint template on PowerPoint 2010 for PC and everything seemed to be just fine. But when I opened it on my Mac (PPT 2011), I could see the background color was wrong. So I tripple checked ...
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PowerPoint for Mac Office 2011 Doesn't Save Hyperlinks to PDF?

Related to this question without an answer, I'm using the latest PowerPoint for Mac (14.2.3) but when I save a PPTX as a PDF the links are gone. Is there some trick to getting them to remain? Links ...
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How to embed a video to Powerpoint for Mac/PC compatibility?

I have to include a video file in Microsoft Powerpoint format, and make it compatible for both Mac and PC. I found that wmv works best for PC and mov/mp4 works best for Mac, but none of them works for ...
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Mac Office PowerPoint save as PDF with hyperlinks

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 to create a presentation, and want to save the document in PDF form. However, when I save the file using Mac's print dialog, hyperlink information is lost in the ...
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How to mirror monitor in a Mac OS X powerpoint presentation

In a two-monitor setting (i.e. one from my MacBook Pro and the other from the second monitor), is there a way for me to present my PowerPoint document showing slides in both screens? The current ...
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.ppsx file conversion or viewer for Mac without Office?

I was given a file with a .ppsx extension. I'm on a Mac and don't have Microsoft Office. Microsoft's site indicates that it is: PowerPoint Show An XML-based PowerPoint auto-running slide ...
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Extract audio files from powerpoint

I recorded a some audio files on my powerpoint presentation. This was done in two ways: (1) for some slides I used the record narration feature of powerpoint (the audio on each slide was recorded ...
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Arabic in Powerpoint on Mac

How can I type in Arabic with English Powerpoint on a Mac? Details are somewhat limited, I'm helping my girlfriend out haha. Simply changing the language setting for the Mac apparently results in the ...