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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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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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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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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
21 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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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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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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25 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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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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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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How to print PowerPoint 2010 slides after animation?

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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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
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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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438 views

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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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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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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PowerPoint avoid animation completion on click & advance slide or start new one

Scenario I have PowerPoint 2010 On the "Transitions" tab the "Advance Slide On Mouse Click" check box is checked. I have a long, slow, timed, non-repeating animation working in the background of the ...
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109 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
34 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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SVN revision/date tags in PowerPoint

I would like to place a text with SVN revision number and date into a PowerPoint slide (running PowerPoint 2010 and have Tortoise SVN or the command-line client). Ideally, I would like to have a text ...
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Open PowerPoint in New Window

How can I make existing PowerPoint files on a SharePoint open in a new window? (No. I don't want to open a new separate version.) I want to go to document library, click on PowerPoint file and have it ...
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Excel file in PowerPoint trouble shooting [duplicate]

I have a PowerPoint document with an Excel file pasted into it. When I double click on the Excel file to open it and make changes, some of the columns to the right no longer show. I've tried ...
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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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258 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 ...
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1answer
565 views

Screen Flashes/Flickers to Black When Opening PowerPoint 2010

As soon I open PowerPoint 2010 on my Windows XP desktop (does not matter if I open it directly or by double-clicking on a PowerPoint file), the entire screen starts flashing/flickering between normal ...
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Embed Excel Charts into Powerpoint Issue

I am currently experiencing an issue with powerpoint 2010. I have created a three part chart in Excel and am trying to export it to powerpoint. However whenever I try to paste special the excel as an ...
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3answers
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What codecs does the Windows 7 & Powerpoint 2010 combination support out of the box?

Apologies if this question has been asked many times before... but I can't find a duplicate. I'm helping a colleague prepare a Powerpoint presentation. We have no control over the computer that it ...
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1answer
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How to view multiple slides from same Powerpoint presentation simultaneously?

I want to be able to do: View two slides from same PowerPoint presentation simultaneously Edit these slides My current workflow is to just make the far left "Slides" pane large enough I can see ...
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1answer
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Delete multiple points (vertexes) in powerpoint

I want to modify a powerpoint figure (a chromatogram) imported from another application. The figure is made of hundreds/thousands of points. I want to delete some sections of the figure. I can delete ...
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1answer
73 views

Precision custom shapes in PowerPoint

I have been given a PowerPoint shape (below) and I want to create a new version of it - say 4- or 5-sided rather than 3. Any ideas how it was created in the first place? It's a freeform shape so I can ...
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1answer
184 views

How to show an image during a PowerPoint animation?

I have a PowerPoint slide which has a bunch of bullet points. I added each bullet point to an animation, so that every time i press a space during the presentation, a new bullet point appears. ...
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737 views

How can I modify the “Picture Styles” shortcut gallery in Microsoft Office (Word and Powerpoint, specifically)?

The Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures, shown here. It functions much like the Quick Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But ...
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Can I apply a different master slide to different sections in powerpoint?

I have a slideshow with several sections defined in the sidebar (grouped so they can be collapsed/expanded). Can I apply a separate master slide to each section?
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How do I fade in an Object from half transparent to opaque in PowerPoint 2010?

How can I fade-in an object from being half-transparent to fully opaque? Basically the transparency animation under emphasis does the exact opposite of what I am trying to achieve, which makes an ...
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How can I copy/paste the *formatting* of a table in Powerpoint?

I'm wondering if there's a feature in ppt 2010 to paste the formatting of one table onto another (e.g. table borders, cell background colour). I've tried all the paste specials but nothing seems to ...
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Import pdf figure to Powerpoint in vector format

I have couple of data plots exported from IBM SPSS in pdf format. They look great. But if I export them in jpeg from SPSS or Adobe Acrobat Pro, some critical elements go missing. Is there a way to ...
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Powerpoint notes print does not show slide image

I'm running Powerpoint 2010 and when I choose to print a presentation along with its notes, a few slide images (not ALL) do not print. I can see the notes for said page, and if I were to print the ...
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What is the control name

When creating new slide in powerpoint, it will always have "Click to add title" and "Click to add text" portions. Sometimes I deleted them, if I wish to add them back, what control should I choose? ...
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380 views

Rewind animation on exit slide powerpoint

I have a powerpoint with several slides linked together with hyperlinks. Each slide has an animation timeline. The animations play, but when I use the hyperlinks to go back to a slide where the ...
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PowerPoint: reuse a slide multiple times in a presentation

I'm afraid I already know the answer to this one, but wanted to be sure: Is there any option to reuse a slide within a presentation? For example: If I have an overview slide containing the ...
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Powerpoint 2010 types the wrong character

My powerpoint types << instead of ". I have checked the keyboard layout, it is correct, the characters are mistyped even using on-screen keyboard. I've checked autocorrect and replace settings, ...
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Edit points on text in powerpoint

Years ago, on the older versions of powerpoint it was relatively easy to take a text box with some text in whatever font you wanted, and easily get it to 'break down' into a shape you could 'edit ...
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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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Powerpoint 2010 - Keyboard shortcut to enable text wrapping

I'm working quite a bit in Powerpoint 2010 and I very much need a shortcut-key to activate text wrapping for a chosen shape. Is there a keyboard shortcut-key?
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Can I change the appearance of a single hyperlink in PowerPoint 2010?

Can I change the appearance of a single hyperlink in PowerPoint 2010? I don't want to change all the theme's hyperlinks.
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PowerPoint: only show the objects belonging to a particular animation step

I am trying to create an animation (in PowerPoint 2010) where I show one chart with some data, and I do some annotations on the chart itself (to highlight several parts of it). If I want to put many ...
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how to save powerpoint presentation as read only recommended

When I save a Word document in Word 2010, I can go to Tools -> General Options on the save dialog to save the document as "read-only recommended" so that other people opening it will be prompted ...