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powerpoint slide master mode: snap placeholder to object / other placeholder

I would like to design a more complicated powerpoint template with a number of objects and placeholder text boxes. I would like to have the objects and placeholders aligned with respect to each other. ...
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How can I change/update the source of an image in power point without changing crop/scaling

How can I change/update the source for an image in Power point. If I'm currently using an image, without creating a new box or any of that nonsense, can I change what image it displays, furthermore I ...
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23 views

How do I keep slide show view to the audience, while I switch to normal and back on my own computer?

I am about to give a presentation. During the presentation I need to go back to normal view to insert some calculations. However, I do not want to let the audience see this. Can they look at the slide ...
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changes the powerpoint 2010 notes layout

I want to have a notes layout with the slides on the left and the corresponding notes on the right. Similar to the handout model with three slides on the left and where you can enter your own notes to ...
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1answer
19 views

print 1 slide on 2 pages

Hi I have a powerpoint slide, that I need to have printed in 2 halves. It's an A1, slide, and I want it to print on 2xA3, since I only have cardboard on A3, and I don't want the entire slide to ...
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Protect content of a powerpoint presentation [duplicate]

Follow up of Is there a way to secure a powerpoint presentation against edits? In my case I have a lot of animations in my ppt file and I want to preserve them. Please instruct whether converting ...
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11 views

Retaining font size in PowerPoint even in Master Slide?

Is there any way to force a font style/size, even in a Master Slide, not to change and Autofit in a slide. I have as a fifth level bullet setting a 14pt font. It's getting changed to a 13pt font ...
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54 views

Is there anyway to format negative numbers in red in a table in Powerpoint 2010?

I have tables of data and I want the negative numbers to show up in red (similar to what you would do in Excel). Does powerpoint have this capability?
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Reinstate a deleted slide in Powerpoint's Notes Page view

I received a Powerpoint presentation where someone deleted the slide in the Notes Page view. After trying this myself, doing so is deceptively simple. Open View > Notes Page, then select the slide ...
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15 views

Automatically apply theme to an old presentation

I imported into PowerPoint 2010 an old presentation (created in OpenOffice). The background in all slides was black. Now I want to change the theme of the entire presentation to a theme with a white ...
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8 views

PPT charts--column numbers showing up in legend

In some of my PPT charts, the numbers in the first column of data are instead showing up as text in the legend. Is there any way to fix or prevent this other than redoing the whole thing from scratch? ...
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113 views

Can you change linked charts to embedded charts in PowerPoint 2010? Or use relative links to Excel files?

I need to replicate a PowerPoint presentation across multiple countries then send the presentations to colleagues and give them the ability to edit charts. To do this I have created an Excel file ...
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1answer
105 views

Embed Excel Chart with Drop-down control into powerpoint

I have an interactive Excel chart which runs on the basis of users selecting ranges using drop down menus via the form control and I want to move this into Powerpoint 2010 for presentation purposes. ...
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50 views

How to edit text in powerpoint slide show?

Sometimes while giving a power point presentation to our board, they tend to suggest corrections on slides & tell us to update. What I do is to note them & exit the slideshow, update the ...
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Fading music in a ppt with a pointer

Does anyone know how I can fade music on a ppt with a pointer? Is it even possible to do so? If yes then how? I'm using powerpoint 2010. Many thanks in advance.
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524 views

Link Excel spreadsheet into PowerPoint presentation

I need to create a weekly PowerPoint presentation for various levels of management, to keep them apprised of the status for several categories of action items my department tracks. During normal ...
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8 views

Why ppt files cannot be open on my windows?

I have a windows 8 Toshiba laptop. I have mistakenly refresh the whole computer and somehow lost Microsoft office 2010. When I reinstall the MS Office 2010 I can do other works except to open my ppt ...
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262 views

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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1answer
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Install Powerpoint 2007 Add-In in Powerpoint 2010

When using Powerpoint 2010: is it possible to install a Powerpoint 2007 Add-In? I have a Add-In which is a dll file packaged with other files. It was designed for Office 2007. When trying to install ...
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In PowerPoint 2010, how can I add to an existing embedded workbook a chart with data I can update by right-clicking on the chart in PowerPoint?

I have an existing PowerPoint 2010 presentation containing several graphs that reference data in an embedded workbook (created by Insert-> Chart). What I want to do is create a new chart in the ...
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1answer
149 views

How do you show a slide number in Hindi (Arabian)

In Powerpoint 2010, how do you show the slide number in Hindi (Arabian or Farsi)? Now, with choosing Insert > Slide Number create a Latin slide number!
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135 views

How to change settings in a PowerPoint theme?

I have a .pptx presentation that contains a specific theme named ModernPortfolio. In this theme are defined some settings, such as the: Font Type Font Color Fixed Structure of some slides (for ...
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55 views

Powerpoint scroll down continuously without jumping to next slide

I have a large monitor, and want the portion of the slide that is being edited to be in the center of the screen (vertically). However, if the bottom of the slide is being edited, and you try to ...
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PowerPoint 2010 looped presentation will not advance

I have 2 powerpoint presentations. The first is set to loop until a hidden button is pressed, which calls up the second presentation. To do this, I inserted an Action Button Shape with a hyperlink ...
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136 views

Flip Animation in PowerPoint 2010

I'm creating a PowerPoint presentation with some index cards and would like to be able to 'flip' to the back of the card. This tutorial shows How to Build a Flip Custom Animation Effect in ...
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1answer
422 views

How to preserve formatting while copy-pasting from Eclipse IDE to PowerPoint 2010

Is there a way I could copy the source code from Eclipse IDE and paste it on PowerPoint preserving the formatting? When I try to do it I get zero indentation when pasting it to PowerPoint 2010. The ...
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PowerPoint 2013 changes colors in imported PowerPoint 2010 presentation

I am helping someone out with an issue. They have Office/Powerpoint 2010 on their desktop. They will be out of town and have a company issued laptop with Office/Powerpoint 2013 on it. When we ...
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47 views

PowerPoint Theme Name is “Blank”

I have added 2 Custom Colours to an Office Theme called TMRColours.thmx. The goal is to have this theme used by default in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, making the 2 colours available in all ...
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160 views

How to get slides with images to print out in high quality from Powerpoint?

We are looking to print a document from Powerpoint Professional Plus 2010 In the master template I've placed a vector image of our company logo on the slide as a .png image file. However when we send ...
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Preview a Microsoft PowerPoint slide from a certain frame in the “Animation Pane” in order to view, for example, only the last few seconds of a slide?

I am designing a number of video animations in one slide in a Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. What happens is, every time I add some new actions or objects, if I want to see the result, PowerPoint 2010 ...
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55 views

How to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file?

Is it possible to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file? I mean if there is any way to set a specific font to be the only one to be used in the document, which is a PowerPoint template, so anyone who ...
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47 views

How to rename a color within a color scheme in PowerPoint 2010?

Is it possible to rename the colors of a color scheme in PowerPoint 2010? I have this client that wants different names on the colors, not Accent 1, Accent 2, etc. Thanks!
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Section title in header in PowerPoint 2010

I have split my PowerPoint show up into five named sections. Is it possible to show the section title in the header/footer for each slide, such that the slides in "Section 1" have "Section 1" written ...
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1answer
47 views

How can I turn kerning on by default in Powerpoint 2010?

I understand how to turn kerning on for individual blocks of text, or individual text boxes, in Powerpoint. However, it is off again by default on every new slide and every new text box. How can I ...
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3answers
208 views

Duplicate textbox in powerpoint

I see the "Duplicate" button only for the slides. How do I find it for the textbox? Inkscape, for instance, has such option to create the new object right at the same place as the source object. This ...
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2answers
706 views

Microsoft PowerPoint: Text in imported image is blurry

I am using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. When I import an image that has text in it, it gets blurry on the import to PowerPoint. Any solution to this?
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Force PowerPoint to open a new Excel instance

When using the insert diagram function in PowerPoint, PowerPoint automatically opens a new Excel window. Unfortunately, if you already have an Excel workbook open, it will simply use the same Excel ...
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1answer
43 views

Powerpoint 2010 Font color animation

How do I change the font color of two words/a phrase in a slide using a powerpoint slide animation? What I have done is to select the text that I want to change, then click Animations/Font Color. ...
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1answer
512 views

How do I link to excel chart data in PowerPoint with relative paths?

This question is similar to the question posted in How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths? But in my case I search for an answer to get Excel charts, which are linked in an absolute ...
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1answer
121 views

How do you insert MPEG-2 movie into PowerPoint 2010 presentation?

I am trying to insert an MPEG-2 movie into my PowerPoint 2010 presentation. It plays fine in the Windows Media Player on this computer, and the equivalent AVI movie inserts no problem, but the MPEG-2 ...
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282 views

How to print PowerPoint 2010 slides after animation? [duplicate]

I have an animation on a couple of slides in my PowerPoint 2010 presentation. I would like to print the slides in the "post-animation form" (i.e. in the state the slide finishes when the animation is ...
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2answers
595 views

Problems with trying to embed 2010 Excel Chart into 2010 PowerPoint

I've had quite a frustrating afternoon trying to embed charts from an Excel spreadsheet into a PowerPoint presentation. The charts in Excel are driven by a validated list (drop-down list) where the ...
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1answer
135 views

Combining shapes doesn't work in PowerPoint

I've added Combine Shapes to my ribbon, as per these two articles on the MS Office blog. I select the first shape, the second shape and... it remains inactive. Disabled. When drawing new shapes, it ...
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How to update a PowerPoint slide while presenting

I need to find a way to update a powerpoint slide mid-presentation with images based on audience feedback (ie. audience votes for an image and then that image gets put on a slide later). I'm ...
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1answer
35 views

Fade out animation to the right

I have bullets that fly in from the left and stop. I'd like to continue to the right and slowly fade out. Can anyone assist with this please? I'm also open to vb code.
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226 views

Apply Color Animation Effects to Grouped Objects in Powerpoint 2010

I have about 600 objects on a powerpoint slide, which I want to animate in 6 different stages. Since I want to have them animated in 6 separate stages, I have them in 6 groups. When I have them in ...
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1answer
507 views

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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1answer
77 views

Slide number does not appear in Power Point template

I want use this Power Point template but I am not able to insert page numbers in it. What is the solution?
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1answer
64 views

In PowerPoint, is there a way to convert a group of objects into just one object?

I am using a tool that automatically updates PowerPoint files. The more objects that are contained in the file, the longer it takes the tool to run. I have a file with a huge number of objects. ...
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2answers
1k views

Exclude slides from PowerPoint handout

I'm creating lecture presentations in PowerPoint (2010) and would like to be able to exclude some of the slides from the lecture handouts. I would have thought there'd be a 'properties' tab for each ...