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Corrupt PowerPoint File [duplicate]

My wife created a very extensive PowerPoint presentation. She presented it, and then decided to bring it home to save (it was very good). Sadly, she MOVED it to a key drive instead of copy. This means ...
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Powerpoint loop single slide until click

I have a slide with some animation. I want at the end of the slide for the animation to repeat continuously until I mouse click or press ESC. Is there any way to do this? (Even programming with VBA ...
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How to make Sun, Earth, Moon (Solar System) like animation in powerpoint 2010?

I am working on a presentation, in which i have to make animation to represent Solar System (Sun spin on own axis, earth also spin on own axis and also towards Sun, and moon spin towards earth.) It ...
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Power Point 2007 won't automatically advance to linked presentation

I'm using PPt 2007. I've successfully linked 3 PPt presentations; however, I can't advance from the last slide in, for example, presentation #1 unless I click. I would like PPt to simply advance ...
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PowerPoint 2013 only presenter view

i try to show only the presenter view (with speaker notes) and to hide the presentation view. I have read, that this would work (with only one monitor) by pressing ALT+F5, but if i have more than one ...
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How to run localhost or local website within Powerpoint?

I have a demo coming up and I kind of want to show off different Javascript applications within the presentation. I was wondering if there was a way to run localhost, or web applications locally, ...
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1answer
163 views

Power Point Presentations: filesize and background music

I've got a little problem with my powerpoint presentations (actually there are 2 problems). Basically my presentations feature quite a few images combined with some text and animations. So they ...
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355 views

Add text to PowerPoint slide during a presentation

I'd like to add text to selected slides during my presentation. The text is based on audience feedback and is "throw-away", intended just to help with discussion and learning at the moment. The text ...
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How can I animate a PowerPoint diagram? [duplicate]

I'm trying to animate a sequence diagram within a PowerPoint presentation. The idea is to animate the flow of data between the various actors of the sequence to explain how a software integrates with ...
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Automatically move to a specific slide in Powerpoint?

After showing some animation introduction on slide number 2, I want Powerpoint to automatically move to slide number 6. Is there any way to for me to tell Powerpoint to automatically move to a ...
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Inserted videos not playing on Powerpoint

I have MacBook Pro, late 2011, running Mountain Lion 10.8.2. I upgraded to Microsoft Office 2011, and use Powerpoint a lot for presentations. The updated version I'm using is: 14.2.3 The problem ...
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Hyperlink in PowerPoint 2007

Suppose, on the left hand side, I have about 10 symbols and on the right hand side, there is some text for details of the said symbol. After clicking a particular symbol, the corresponding text should ...
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How do I make a PPT file as small as possible?

Currently I am agonizing over several large presentation files, which I happened to reprint to PDFs... One thing I wondered: Do PPT's (from Microsoft Powerpoint) always to have to be that big? And ...
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Slideshow with automatic update

A slideshow that displays lists, taken from a spreadsheet, is to be run the whole day, looping continuously. Whenever the data in that spreadsheet changes, the slideshow should pick these changes up ...
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1answer
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Tools for presentation [closed]

I'd like to know a good tool for job presentation (an internship), actually PowerPoint is not good, so I want to change....I know prezi, is it good? Any other suggestions, thanks a lot!!
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.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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1answer
3k views

How can I change the bullet point indentation/nesting level in Microsoft PowerPoint?

I am doing a presentation and I need to customise my bullet points so they are indented in the following manner: heading 1 ....heading 2 ....heading 3 .........heading 4 heading 6 ....heading 7 ...
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How do I do a PowerPoint presentation without PowerPoint available?

I often use PowerPoint for presentations. Confronted with such disadvantage: PowerPoint is not installed on each computer. Advise me an alternative solution, as you can get without having to install ...
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How to present a PDF with notes on presenter screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tools for presenting PDF slides with presenter notes on second display I want to show a presentation such that the slides are shown on the projector while I see ...
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Standalone PowerPoint/Impress replacement?

I often use AbiWord for word processing, since it has a better UI than OpenOffice. Considering that there's also a standalone spreadsheet - gnumeric, is there a standalone presentation editor/viewer ...
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3answers
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Align a PowerPoint presentation (non-standard resolution) to the top of the screen when presenting

I need to display a PowerPoint presentation the covers only the top say, third, of a screen. The presentation will be used in an assembly where the projector screen is only lowered a small amount to ...
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1answer
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How can I apply a uniform format after finishing a presentation?

I realize that the slide master dictates a certain style on any new slides that are added to the presentation. However, users are free to override the style dictated by the slide master. Once all of ...
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How do I publish a Power Point Presentation that is High Quality and no lag on the Web?

I have a ~22MB Power Point Presentation (2007) that I need to be presented on a website for viewing. The file contains audio over several slides and some embedded images. What is the best ...
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LaTeX vs Powerpoint for presentations

I had been wondering what are the advantages of using LaTeX (specifically the presentation packages: beamer or texpower) over powerpoint for presentations. The advantages which I have seen on the web ...
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Record Powerpoint presentations with voice over [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free desktop recording / screencasting on windows I need to record (video) a Powerpoint presentation with an audio voice over. Do you have any software suggestions? ...
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1answer
752 views

How to hide subheadings from powerpoint presentation (when in show mode)?

I have a slide containing text: This is a heading this is a subheading this is a subheading This is a heading this ia a subheading this is a subheading When putting this slide on show, I would ...
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3answers
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How can I smoothly switch between a presentation and another data source?

In the next couple of weeks, I'll be giving a lot of presentations using PowerPoint on Windows. Problem is, a lot of the data I want to cover doesn't belong in a PowerPoint slide. I'll be doing ...
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1answer
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How do I put a copyrighted background in a PowerPoint presentation?

I want all the slides to have the same background Also, the slides should be editable, but the background should be neither editable nor copyable Is that possible in Microsoft PowerPoint? If not, ...
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Free-flow Alternative to Powerpoint?

So I've been digging around the net trying to find a good set of alternatives to Powerpoint. Part of my interest is that I found one, Prezi, that I liked for it's free-form style. Part of the power ...
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Convert .png images into a .ppt presentation on Linux?

I've created a presentation as a series of .png images, one per slide. What is a good way to convert these into a .ppt (PowerPoint) that I can give to some audio-visual person? I'm entirely on ...
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How to replicate Lynda.com transitions in my own presentations (Keynote preferred, Powerpoint possible)

I recently noticed that lynda.com uses in their training videos a very interesting transition that I would like to replicate in my own presentations. They are somewhat similar to the computer screen ...
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How to create a zooming effect in a slideshow presentation?

I would like to create a presentation, similar to Power Point slides, but with a Google Maps feature. When you zoom in in Google Maps, the content becomes more detailed. That's exactly what I need for ...
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665 views

How to make a playlist of videos and Powerpoint presentations?

Is there such a player that can handle this. I want to project this so that it repeats all the items in the playlist
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820 views

Killer power point presentations [closed]

How can I hone my presentation to look out of the ordinary? Are there any add-ons to Microsoft PowerPoint to assist the presenter? Something like showing the next slide as a thumbnail only to the ...
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Can I create a powerpoint transition that REMOVES an element from the slide?

I'd like to create a powerpoint slide, and have elements dissappear from the slide, rather than appear. Can I do that? If so how? If it matters, I'm using Powerpoint 2003. (literally, I'm creating ...
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802 views

Graphical Diff of PowerPoint Presentations

I made a powerpoint presentation which I sent to my boss who made changes to the format so it matched presentation policy. I am just curious as to what he changed and was wondering if there was a tool ...
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Powerpoint in 3/4 of the screen

Is there a way to show a powerpoint presentation with black borders all around without changing the presentation? Some of our screens are now wide and will cut off the top and bottom of the ...