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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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73 views

how to insert a rectangle with the text on the border in power point?

What I want to do is to insert a rectangle (actually I want a rounded rectangle? ) But different from normal one, I want the text to be on the boarder, I tried right click the rectangle and select ...
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608 views

Cannot use Chinese input language in PowerPoint

When I use PowerPoint, I cannot input Chinese text....it just does not do anything. It works fine in all other Windows programs, like Word, Excel, etc...but not ppt. Someone said to go to Language ...
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Overwrote my presentation with a new blank file, now can't recover it

I had a PowerPoint file with 140 slides that accidentally overwrote with a new blank file of the same name. I always save my files on SharePoint but this time I forgot it. I tested applications like ...
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Make current slide of PPT fullscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the shortcut key for starting the slideshow from the selected or active slide? When you press F5 while going through a Powerpoint PPT, it fullscreens the PPT but ...
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How does Windows 7 generate thumbnails of files?

Especially for Office files (.doc, .pptx, etc.). I've noticed that I can see the thumbnails of the first slides of my ppts (in the status bar) although I don't have any software to read this ...
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How do I change the language of all Powerpoint slides at once?

I want to change the proofing language of all my slides in a Powerpoint. I've tried setting the language via the Language Preferences menu, however this only changes it for new powerpoints.
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94 views

Unattented conversion of PowerPoint presentations to video files

I want to be able to convert ppt to video files automatically, without user interaction on Windows. Like convert_ppt_to_video qqq.pptx --screen-size 1024x768 -o qqq.mkv. How it's better to attain ...
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2k views

Rotating SmartArt or charts in MS PowerPoint or Excel

How do I rotate (90 degrees) a SmartArt Graphic or chart in Microsoft PowerPoint or Excel? I'm trying to show rotating spheres that when lined up, provide a topic for an intro, body and conclusion ...
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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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1answer
51 views

Is there any software that I can control our team member's screen (or web browser/PowerPoint)? [closed]

I'm a PM. I sometimes need to teach my team member something. So, I want a software that I can control the screen or a powerpoint presentation
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1answer
102 views

How to play a PowerPoint slideshow as a normal window?

Is there any way to show a PowerPoint slideshow (.pps) as a normal window (and not in full screen)?
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1answer
367 views

My System has no PPCNVCOM.EXE in the OFFICE12 folder?

I used Wordconv.exe to convert some .doc to .docx files, and I need to do the same to convert .ppt to .pptx files. I have a many I would like to convert using the command line, so using Power Point ...
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1answer
2k views

Search for text in Microsoft PowerPoint?

I just simply want to search for text in a presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint. How is this done? I've tried CTRL + F, and on Microsoft's page it tells me to choose Edit, but there is no ...
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771 views

Is there a drawing tool which can draw this image?

The image author said he used Microsoft PowerPoint2010 SmartArt to draw it. I tried but I can't even draw rectangles using SmartArt. Can SmartArt really draw this? If so, please explain it to me. ...
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1answer
744 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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1answer
7k views

How to make a matrix organization chart?

I'm looking for a good way to do a matrix organization chart. My toolbox includes Powerpoint, Visio, Excel but none of these give matrix organization chart template out-of-the-box. What is the best ...
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1answer
109 views

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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1answer
296 views

Powerpoint keeps starting with windows (And crashing)

Whenever my pc boots it tries to start powerpoint, which crashes and asks if it should be started in safe mode. After this wether you click yes or no powerpoint starts. How can I prevent powerpoint ...
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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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3answers
4k views

Microsoft equation editor space problem

When I use the Microsoft equation editor, if I have a word that is greater than 10 characters in length, the equation editor automatically breaks the word and puts spaces in between them when the ...
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2answers
41k views

Export PowerPoint to PDF with each animation on a separate slide

I have a PowerPoint presentation where I extensively use simple animations, only appear/disappear effects triggered by the mouse (not time based), without any smooth transitions. Is it possible to ...
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3answers
7k views

Embed Powerpoint slides in Word document

I want to embed a powerpoint slide in a word document. I don't want to export it as JPG and insert the picture into my word document. I want it to be "dynamically linked", i.e. whenever I ...
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4answers
14k views

Combine multiple powerpoint 2007 slide shows

I have several power point sideshows which I want to play in order and on a loop, I use Power point 2007, and can't find the 'insert slide from file' option that used to be in 2003. If push comes to ...
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9answers
814 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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9answers
29k views

How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths?

I'm using PowerPoint 2003. Does anyone know how to embed a video in a PowerPoint presentation in such a way that it can be moved to another computer? Possible solutions I'm considering: Actually ...