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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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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Manipulating organization chart objects in PowerPoint 2007

I am working in PowerPoint 2007. I know if I am working with free form objects, I can align them, make one object the same width/height as another object, etc. But when working with org chart ...
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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 power point ...
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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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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 ...
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Font alignment problem in PowerPoint

I have one computer that has a strange font alignment problem in PowerPoint. It only happens in PowerPoint. It only happens when the font is Arial Bold (bold italics looks normal). It only ...
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PowerPoint 2007: How to get back the missing list of slides on the left hand side?

PowerPoint 2007 used to display a list of miniature slides down the left hand side, which could be used for navigation and cut/paste. This list has disappeared - any ideas on how to get it back? I've ...
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How do I open a single PowerPoint file in two windows?

Does anyone how to open a single PowerPoint file in two separate windows? For example, I have two PowerPoint windows open and they both have help.ppt open. In one window is slide #1 and on the other ...
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Multiple instances of PowerPoint (2007)

How can I open PowerPoint twice so I can view two presentations, one on each screen of my dual monitor set up?
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Set default “arrow” in Powerpoint

In powerpoint 2007 I end up using a same kind of arrows a bunch. But every time I create an arrow I have to re-format it or I have to copy the arrow from another slide. Does anyone know how to set the ...
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Has the shift-key functionality while resizing objects changed in PowerPoint 2010?

In PowerPoint, holding down Shift when resizing an object such as a line should restrict the movement of the end point to be either vertical or horizontal. This is useful for resizing horizontal or ...
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PowerPoint 2007 - how to play movies simultaneously within a slide?

I have six small clips (.wmv) inside a PowerPoint 2007 slide (for Windows). If I set all the videos to play automatically only the first one starts playing. Any ideas how to make them play ...
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Reuse Powerpoint 2003 keyboard shortcut sequence in Powerpoint 2007

I've been using PPT 07 for a while now and I am losing time and productivity because the keyboard shortcuts from PPT 03 are not available anymore for some basic actions. I don't know if this is due ...
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How can I convert hundreds of varied PowerPoint-format files into a single format of PowerPoint files?

I have a client who has 15 Mac desktops and 10 Windows desktops, all using different versions of Office to work with their files. The only solution I can think of to prevent any compatibility issues ...