PowerPoint 2007 is the presentation graphics software program element of Microsoft’s 2007 Office Suite for facilitating the creation of dynamic presentations through predefined layouts and templates.

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Is KB948943 included in Office 2007 SP3

It's an old hotfix (released February 15, 2008) and it does not show on the list of hotfixes included with Office 2007 SP3 but the list only goes back to 2009. Does anyone know?
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Hitting 'start' from current slide it starts the slide show from the beginning instead of current slide?

Every time I hit start from current slide it starts the slide show from the beginning. I'm only trying to edit this one slide so I don't want to have to watch the entire show multiple times. Why won't ...
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I can't move images in my PowerPoint presentation

I have a PowerPoint file and all slide images are locked. Can anyone tell me how to unlock these images? This is the link to the file. this is the link to the file without zip. ...
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Why Powerpoint 10 is not opening a file from network?

I upgraded my power-point from 2007 to 2010 recently. Upgraded version is working fine with all the files inside my laptop. But when I tried to open a file from a shared location it fails with a error ...
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Import gif animation into MS powerpoint 2007

I'm trying to insert a .gif animation into powerpoint, specifically this one: attribution: Gonfer at en.wikipedia The official support page seems to apply to the 2003 version only. The other ...
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Converting .ppt to .pptx

Is there a way to keep external links (Paste Special > Paste Link) when converting from .ppt to .pptx? I have a .ppt with over 30+ external links as pictures and they break when I copy and paste to a ...
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Make all 5 multilevel bullets & the customized text that accompanies them visible when users create new slides

I updated a PPT slide master so that the format called "Title and Content" includes 5 bulleted lines of customized text. When users insert a new slide, the default is for the 1st bullet and that ...
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Powerpoint, Disable click to next slide but not animations

I'm working on a presentation, I have a standard slide where you click to bring up bullet points on by one, however after all the bullet points have appeared I want the presenter to click one of two ...
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Background image: all-visible, original dimensions?

When I add a background image to Powerpoint, it always scales such that the dimension are perfect, but a part of the image is cut off. How can I get the background to be the correct dimensions but ...
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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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Powerpoint background image faded

I am selecting an image I created myself as a background in PowerPoint. I want the image just as it is, but Powerpoint makes the image a lot lighter: it loses most of it's colors. I guess that makes ...
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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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PowerPoint not embedding whole music clip

I'm creating a PowerPoint presentation in which I must include a 30 second sound file. It's not important whether or not the file is embedded or linked, as the presentation will be local, but no ...
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First show and then hide an object on a PowerPoint slide

I have a slide that has 2x content boxes and 1x image. It's set up so that the first content box shows point by point on click, then the image, then the second content box (point by point on click). ...
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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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Excluding a slide from the slide count in PowerPoint 2007

In a PowerPoint presentation, I use numbered slides. As a good practice, I repeat the index (TOC) between chapters, in order to enable the audience to keep up with the structure of my speech. ...
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How to change the default language for all slides in a PowerPoint presentation?

I tried the trick explained in a related discussion, but could not change the proofing language for all texts in all slides of a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. Could this be a feature of PowerPoint ...
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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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Is it possible to create a macro in PowerPoint 2007 that controls the size and location of chart objects

I'm trying to add a little visual basic to a PowerPoint slide. I usually work in Excel and was surprised to learn PowerPoint doesn't offer a record feature. My slide currently has six charts on it ...
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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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Why is text in PowerPoint messed up?

When I open a PowerPoint presentation, the text is messed up. Screenshot: This happens even if I create a new file. What could be the problem and how can I fix it? I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to store VBA Macros for Office 2007 to have them always available and share them with others?

I have created some useful VBA macros for Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint 2007. Now I want to have them always available in the corresponding application via keyboard shortcut or icon to click ...
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Moving Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 files to usb

I am trying to attach all my files used in a presentation with the .ppt file so I can get it working on a different PC. I tried to follow this tutorial which said that I should click on File option, ...
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Common header/title for all slides in power point 2007

I would like to create a common header/title for all the slides in my presentation so that if i decide to make a change at a later point to the title/hearder of the slider i do not need to go to each ...
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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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Ensuring previewed still-frame of video is correct in PowerPoint

I'm putting together a PowerPoint 2007 presentation and need to include a video, which is animated vector graphics that I'm producing by making lots of PNG files and then using FFmpeg to compile them ...
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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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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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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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Stop PowerPoint from cropping images that I drag into placeholders

I am making Master Slides in PowerPoint with place holders in a custom layout. However, when I create new slides with that layout, images I insert into the placeholders are cropped off. I want my ...
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Microsoft Office 2007 Spell Check not working

I recently installed Powerpoint 2007 on my computer and spell check is not working. Whenever I type in a misspelled word this error comes up. "Microsoft Office PowerPoint can not perform language ...
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Add audio to Powerpoint - make playback stable against user actions

I have a Powerpoint 2007 presentation to which I've added an audio file. I embedded the .wav file in the ppt, selected 'play across slides', then used the Rehearse Presentation feature to time the ...
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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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SVN and odd file

I just did an SVN update and found a weird .pptx file that I cannot open. (When I double-click, it does not open.) Then when I right click on the file, it shows only a small amount of options I can do ...
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Can you change the tab referenced on an excel file imbedded into a powerpoint presentation?

I am having difficulty referencing specific tabs of an imbedded excel file to separate slides in a powerpoint. Is this even possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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Which PDF creation software doesn't suffer from these artifacts?

Either I'm doing something wrong, or it's ridiculous that we're in 2012 and we can't print a PowerPoint file to PDF without all sorts of silly artifacts (see the test file below). I'm looking for a ...
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How to draw truly vertical or horizontal lines in PowerPoint

I use PowerPoint for drawings and diagrams. When I try to add a vertical straight line, it is always slightly tilted (~2 degrees). I have the same problem when I am trying to draw a horizontal line ...
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Is there a way to secure a powerpoint presentation against edits?

I have a few powerpoint slideshows I need to distribute, but I would like the receivers to not be able to edit them. They still need to be able to launch embedded links though. It seems like this is ...
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How do I copy slides into an existing PowerPoint 2007 presentation without copying any master slides?

I have users who frequently copy and paste between presentations to create new ones. We have a corporate template with a set of slide masters, and when he copies the slides it also copies in the ...
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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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Setting custom cell margins causes text to display as if centered

I'm using PowerPoint 2007 and have pasted in a table from Excel 2007. When I paste it in it automatically becomes a PowerPoint table, and looks fine. However, everything is quite squashed together, so ...
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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 ...