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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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Font problems in PowerPoint following Maverick upgrade

After upgrading to Maverick, my fonts on PowerPoint are corrupted. Instead of printing a single quote, my system prints a division sign, the Apple chancery font is gibberish, and so on. I've got a ...
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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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168 views

Force Resultion for Presenter View

We have an issue with a projector where it can only display up to 720p input. It is a 1080p projector and was working before, but the wires may have been run too long in order to conceal them. The ...
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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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542 views

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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Convet PowerPoint presentation to PDF so that separate animation steps are separate pages on OS X

Is there a way to convert a PowerPoint presentation to a PDF so that each animation step appears on a separate slide? I need to do this on OS X. I do not need to preserve the animation effect, just ...
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470 views

PowerPoint for Mac: only show a particular animation step during editing

I have a PowerPoint slide, half of which steps through several labelled pictures using animation (one exits as the other enters). (The other half stays unchanged.) When I edit this slide, all the ...
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55 views

Saving a group of images from powerpoint as a picture, and the text is gone

I'm saving a group of images/text in PowerPoint as a picture for a graduation announcement. When I open the png file after it's saved, the text of the name will not appear. I tried saving the text ...
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512 views

Orientation and paper size when printing to PDF from PowerPoint

When I want to save my .ppt slideshow to pdf I use the print function. I have set the paper size to the slide size and orientation to landscape (as is the document itself) in page setup > options ...
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187 views

.ppt file created on a Mac using PowerPoint 12 can't be opened in OpenOffice or NeoOffice

Is it possible to save a file in Microsoft PowerPoint 12 in a format that can be opened by OpenOffice or NeoOffice? I get the error message "Input/output error" when I try to open the file with ...
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195 views

Inserted videos don't play in PowerPoint for Mac after file has been closed and reopened

I can successfully load a video clip into a PowerPoint slide, but after I save, close and reopen the file, only the opening image of the video appears with no way to play it. The Play/pause bar ...
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557 views

OSX: PPT to PDF

OSX 10.6 includes the ability to show a "preview" of PPT files by selecting a file in Finder and hitting Cmd-Y. But in this preview, I cannot select text to copy and paste, and I cannot print or save ...
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How to time slides by narration in PowerPoint 2010 for Mac?

I have integrated audio in each slide that narrates the slide. At the end of the audio, I want the slides to automatically transition to the next slide. How do I set this up?
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693 views

How do I make Powerpoint files open with Quick Look by default on Mac OS X?

On my mac, for some reason the file associations got messed up, and the default app for pptx files is now Preview, which doesn't seem to work. I'm trying to make it open with Quick Look, but can't ...
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How do you hide the Presentation Tools in Powerpoint 2008?

When showing a slideshow the presenter tools appear.
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How can I repair a PowerPoint file (or other Office file) on Mac OS X 10.6?

I have a few .ppt files that I cannot open on my iMac running Mac OS X 10.6, with Office 2008 for Mac: Does anyone have any solutions, preferably free? Note that I get the same issue with ...
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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 ...