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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
158 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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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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56 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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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
34 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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1answer
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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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355 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
66 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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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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471 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
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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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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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161 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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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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355 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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51 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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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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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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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
101 views

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
135 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
520 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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2answers
2k 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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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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4answers
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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 ...