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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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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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91 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
28 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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116 views

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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1answer
23 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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407 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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78 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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100 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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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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48 views

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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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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1answer
248 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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898 views

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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67 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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72 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
179 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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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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414 views

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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4k views

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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1answer
212 views

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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73 views

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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28 views

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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492 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
71 views

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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647 views

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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150 views

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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227 views

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 ...
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813 views

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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3answers
779 views

Any way to style the linked Excel Table in PowerPoint?

I have a linked table in my PPT (PowerPoint 2010), which is from a portion of an Excel 2010 worksheet. When I update the data in Excel, the table updates automatically in PPT, which works fine and as ...
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1answer
476 views

How can I change the numberes of a numbered list in Power Point?

I'm trying to create a numbered list as the content of a slide in Power Point 2010. Now, my numbering needs to start with 2.1 and go through to 2.6. It should continue with 2.7 on the next slide. 2.1 ...
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110 views

How do I edit this interactive PowerPoint workflow?

This presentation allows me to click "yes" or "no" and takes me to a logical path according to my answers. How do I edit the workflow so I can customize it to my needs ...
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161 views

How do I make a PPT file as small as possible?

Currently I am agonizing over several large presentation files, which I happened to reprint to PDFs... One thing I wondered: Do PPT's (from Microsoft Powerpoint) always to have to be that big? And ...
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1answer
385 views

Query data in Powerpoint

I would like to build an MS PowerPoint 2010 presentation where some of the displayed data would be queried from an external source (I am flexible - the simpler the better, I need to update that ...
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1answer
153 views

Are files created using PowerPoint 2003 playable and editable in PowerPoint 2010?

I have made many PowerPoint presentations on Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 on Windows XP. I also have a laptop which runs Windows 7. I am considering upgrading from Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 to 2010. ...
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1answer
49 views

PowePoint starting but not runinng

I'm running Office 2010. I've installed it and everything worked seamlessly. But yesterday when I've opened the presentation I faced next: the window has opened but I could't do anything with it - I ...
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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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1answer
124 views

How can I prevent echoes from a video inserted into Microsoft PowerPoint 2010?

When I insert a video (WMV) into a PowerPoint 2010 presentation and play the presentation back the video has a bad echo but the rest of my presentation is fine where I do a voice over. How can I stop ...
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1answer
45 views

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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1answer
949 views

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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4answers
2k views

Best way to export powerpoint slides into pngs with different resoltuions?

I am trying to convert powerpoint slides into a png. I know that there are several ways that allow to do this by allowing for changing the resolution (e.g., within powerpoint by changing the registry, ...
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362 views

PowerPoint 2010 is contacting who?

I just upgraded to PowerPoint 2010, and have noticed that when I copy an image (right-click) from Google Chrome and try to paste it into a PPT, there is a short delay and the PowerPoint status bar ...
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841 views

PowerPoint 2010 Developer Tab - “Code” Group Disabled

The "Code" group on my Developer tab in PowerPoint 2010 is entirely disabled. For clarity, the "Visual Basic", "Macros", and "Macro Security" buttons are greyed/grayed out. I am also unable to open VB ...