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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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How to copy picture in same position for all slides

I have made my presentation which is about 60 slides long and I want to copy a logo to the same position of each slide. Is there a way to do this without manually copying and pasting the logo? I am ...
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Keep the “All slides” view open in Presenter view on PowerPoint 2013

My goal is to have the "All slides" view open in the presenter view so that I can preview and select to jump to, more than just the next slide in the order of the presentation; similar to the ...
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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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Add a pop-up reminder at specific intervals during a presentation in Powerpoint 2013

We have these long presentation in our organizations, where is becomes essential to keep track of time and speed of the presentations. We have started various measures such as displaying the the Slide ...
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How to make Sun, Earth, Moon (Solar System) like animation in powerpoint 2010?

I am working on a presentation, in which i have to make animation to represent Solar System (Sun spin on own axis, earth also spin on own axis and also towards Sun, and moon spin towards earth.) It ...
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How to show the full name of an object in powerpoint 2013 animation pane

I have a powerpoint 2013 slide with tens of objects that I want to animate. I have used the selection pane to give each of the objects a meaningful name to make it easier to order them properly. But I ...
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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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How to create a custom “Shapes” menu in Powerpoint

By the "Shapes Menu," I mean the menu that you get to from the ribbon by going to Home -> Shapes. I would like to either: Choose my own shapes for within the Shapes menu, including changing the ...
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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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In PowerPoint, is there a keyboard shortcut for bulleted / numbered list?

OneNote has two useful keyboard shortcuts for bulleted and numbered lists, namely Ctrl + . and Ctrl + -. Is there something similar for PowerPoint where the work with lists is also very common? ...
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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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What is the default sampling frequency that PowerPoint uses when recording audio (44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, or something else)?

What is the default sampling frequency that PowerPoint uses when recording audio (44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, or something else)? Is there anywhere to set/change the default in PowerPoint?
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Removing theme from one slide

How can I remove the theme for just one slide in microsoft powerpoint? Assume I have applied a theme which has picture. Now I want to remove that for just one slide because the contents have overlap ...
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Beginner Microsoft power point one picture at a time

Hi I am doing a presentation and wanted to know how I could display one picture at a time on each slide because right now if I click a slide it displays all the pictures at once. I want to display ...
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Creating custom groups within the ribbon in Mac Powerpoint 2011

It seems like I can only adjust whether tabs are shown or hidden and the order in which the tabs appear. Am I missing something? or does powerpoint's mac version just suck?
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Scrollbar doesn't work until I'm done dragging

In PowerPoint 2007 on Win7, the mousewheel scrolls too slowly, so I go over to the scrollbar and want to drag the scrollbar and have the view refresh WHILE I'm dragging. It only refreshes once I let ...
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To convert Powerpoint into outline of Tex-file effectively

I have lectures as powerpoints. I want to convert text and lists to tex-file. If there is a picture, a mark can be left to a file. I can individually add pictures. I tried to save the ppt document ...
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How to get rid of prompts for credentials connecting to proxy Server officeimg.vo.msecnd.net in Office 2013?

I have experienced this issue mainly with Excel, Word and Powerpoint 2013, where there is constant pop-up box asking for login credentials as it tries to connect to officeimg.vo.msecnd.net I have ...
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Changing the bounds of an inserted Excel spreadsheet in a Powerpoint slide

I have a table in a Powerpoint slide that is editable with Excel. I wish to amend which rows and columns are displayed within the Powerpoint slide. I have seen the answer posted to a similar question ...
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PPT does not show all the slides when I do the slide show

I am having a strange issue. When I play a slide show I can not see all the slides. But when I open the slides in my MS powerpoint for edit, I see all the slides. Any reason for that to happen?
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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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Print PowerPoint slides without a margin to One note

Every time I print a PowerPoint slide to One note the slides have a margin around them as if I'm physically printing them. Since One note already positions the printed slides with space between each ...
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How to view a presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002

We've been provided a link to a HTML presentation generated by Microsoft Producer for PowerPoint 2002. This link does not work neither with IE 11, Chrome 31, Firefox 26 nor Safari 7. I've even ...
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Powerpoint: How to make something magically appear after clicking a key

I want to make a powerpoint slideshow where in one slide I have the equation: If x = 3 then what is y in x + y = 5. When user taps any key, y=2 appears. How do you do this? I've never seen it ...
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Cannot embed YouTube video in PowerPoint 2010

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a PowerPoint 2010 presentation on 32 bit Windows 7 Professional. I've followed the Microsoft directions to pick the "Use old embed code" option on YouTube, and ...
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Setting the language of a Powerpoint presentation

Is there any way of setting the language of a Powerpoint presentation to be different from the system language? I found ways for changing the language of currently existing placeholders (and also VBA ...
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Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Formatting to Fit On Page

I have a PowerPoint presentation made by someone else with multiple slides having the text protrude outside of the slide boundaries, so that when I export to PDF the relevant text (or specifically ...
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How to run multiple PowerPoint presentations continuously?

I have many PowerPoint 2010 presentations (~10) that are in a folder. I want to run a continuous loop of all 10. I understand there is a feature called playlist. Is there a macro option?
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Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 background music

I am trying to put an audio background to a presentation, but I need it embedded, so I don't need the audio source file when I do the presentation. I have searched around and the official answer is ...
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Powerpoint language does not follow slide master

I have a Slide Master with a textbox for the title and another textbox below. Both of the textboxes are set to use English (U.S.). Whenever I create a new slide based on that master, the language of ...
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Power Point 2007 won't automatically advance to linked presentation

I'm using PPt 2007. I've successfully linked 3 PPt presentations; however, I can't advance from the last slide in, for example, presentation #1 unless I click. I would like PPt to simply advance ...
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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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Shortcut to bypass all animations and go to next slide in Powerpoint? [duplicate]

Is there a shortcut in Powerpoint instead of using the control panel or right-click menu to bypass animations and go straight to next slide?
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PowerPoint 2013 only presenter view

i try to show only the presenter view (with speaker notes) and to hide the presentation view. I have read, that this would work (with only one monitor) by pressing ALT+F5, but if i have more than one ...
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Skip animations on current slide in PowerPoint

This is most likely a fairly simple question but I could not find any answers when I looked around (might be just me who is not really good at googling). I have a fairly long powerpoint presentation ...
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Powerpoint : Animation Only Play First Time You Visit a Slide

On each of my slides are 'Timers' which display the time elapsed for that particular slide. I have built it in the Slide Master, interposing 15 shapes one on top of the next. Each shape appears after ...
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PowerPoint 2010 stuttering on mp4 playback

I have the following: PowerPoint 2010 32bit, pptx file Embedded mp4 file 10MB in size Playback machine: Dell Latitude e6230 i5-3320M 8GB RAM 256GB SSD Win7 x64 Klite codec pack 10.15 Intel ...
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How do I get PowerPoint drag with MouseWheel to work?

here in the office in some computers you can, when zoomed in a slide, go around by dragging the screen with the mouse wheel pressed. Like the hand tool in Adobe products. This does not work but in all ...
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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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How to play audio on PowerPoint 2010 with Windows 7 (64 bit)?

I searched for a solution a long time to no avail, I hope someone here can help. I'm working with PowerPoint 2010 on Windows 7. Both OS and Office are 64-bit. I try to insert audio to the ...
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On Linux, how to export .svg files into a vector format readable by Powerpoint?

I am working on a Linux computer, and have a bunch of .svg files. I have to give them to a client who will insert them into a Powerpoint presentation (the client is working on a Windows machine). I am ...
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How to import 20 image files as slides in PowerPoint?

How can I import 20 image files into my presentation, where each image is on a separate slide? I have PowerPoint for Mac 2011. Thanks
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Add list of slides (outline) in the side of each slide in powerpoint

I'm wondering how to add the outline list which is located in the left side of each slide in powerpoint. This list will show all outline points in bullets. The current slide will be shown in BOLD and ...
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Is there keyboard shortcuts for changing slides in PowerPoint 2013 even when you're in the notes pane

When I go to lectures, I use the notes pane to comment each slide in the pre-distributed PowerPoint file. But to use PageUp and PageDown to change slide, I can't be in the notes pane. Therefore I have ...
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Powerpoint links change when I upload to Sharepoint

I have a .ppt with hyperlinks to \server1\folder\movie.avi, when I upload the .ppt to Sharepoint the links get converted to \sharepointserver\currentdirectory\movie.avi. Any way to prevent the links ...
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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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How to change PowerPoint 2013 measurement unit from inches to points (pt) as in Mac Office 2011

I am used to work in "pt" units (points) in Mac Office 2011 PowerPoint and I find no way to set the unit of measurement to pt (points) in PowerPoint 2013. Is there any way to set the measurement unit ...