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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I insert the current year in PowerPoint

I'd like to have the current year appear on the footer of my slides. I've been doing this by manually typing the year, but every year, I need to update all my slides. Can I insert the year ...
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How do I change the language of all Powerpoint slides at once?

I want to change the proofing language of all my slides in a Powerpoint. I've tried setting the language via the Language Preferences menu, however this only changes it for new powerpoints.
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How to move to another slide after bullet appering?

I have a bulletted list with animation. So each time I press enter a new list item appears. The problem is for some items I need to display slides with detailed information. I want to do it the ...
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Tab key does not indent in Powerpoint 2010

I am having the same problem as this question here: Tab key in Microsoft Word does not increase indent in bullet lists. But the answer provided doesn't seem to work in Powerpoint 2010 anymore. This is ...
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Avoid Powerpoint(/Word) 2010 creating temporary files in working directory

When opening a temporary file, Powerpoint 2010 usually creates a temporary, hidden file called ~$filename.pptx in the same directory. This is undesirable, since it can cause unnecessary activity with ...
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Does PPSX works on any PC or do I have to install something?

PPSX presentations created with Office 2010 can be executed on any PC without special requirements or should be something installed on it, like certain version of .NET Framework version X, etc.
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How to insert column break in PowerPoint 2010?

I found a solution for PowerPoint 2007 but it doesn't work for PowerPoint 2010 because there is no such menu. Do you know if it is hidden somewhere or other ways to insert a column break in ...