Commercial software presentation program included in all editions of the Microsoft Office suite.

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What causes these artefacts in my powerpoint presentation?

Full screen (1920x1080), this image clearly has visible issues with the font. Image No 1 - 1080p full image Zoomed in, and highlighted with red, these become clearer on lower resolution screens ...
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How to Attach Alternate Text to PowerPoint Art Exported to PDF

I have almost 4,000 PowerPoint slides from which I am asked to make accessible PDFs. I'm working with PowerPoint 2010, and creating the PDFs using the Acrobat X plug-in as I am told that's the "best" ...
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Hide notes in Powerpoint 2013, then save the file with this function

I know how to hide notes in my PowerPoint presentation and in my PowerPoint program, and I know how to "remove all" via the inspect document. What I want to do is hide the notes - save the file with ...
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Powerpoint videos don't auto-play the second time

I have created a powerpoint 2013 custom show with image links to slides with videos. I have set the videos to rewind after playing and play automatically. Whether the video finishes, and advances back ...
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Importing image into powerpoint

I am using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. When I import an image from visio or a pdf version of that image into powerpoint, the image gets some blurry. Any solution to this?
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Speeding up replacing an image in PowerPoint (screenrecording)

I run a small open souce assistive technology project (github link) that processes templates that users create in PowerPoint. The code dosen't deal gracefully with the case where there are two or ...
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Powerpoint VBA combine pptx files into one

I have seen a post like this before but could not add more comments and could not implement the solution. So please do not criticize :) I basically need to open an empty pptx file and give a location ...
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With dual-monitors, how can I set up one screen so it won't affect the other?

At work, we have a dual monitor to check-in at. One screen displays a PowerPoint, while the other displays the check-in. Every time a person clicks on the right hand screen to check in, the PowerPoint ...
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In powerpoint, is there anyway to have “resize shape to fix text” to only grow horizontally? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out if there is a way in powerpoint when i am using "Resize shape to fix text" i can make the vertical height of a shape fix and if the text in a shape can't fit that the shape ...
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Replace or edit picture in PowerPoint 2013 keeping formatting

I need to do some (small) changes on some images (PNG) in the PPTX document. I don't see any option to edit images. If I use the "Change Picture" option to load an edited version of the Picture file, ...
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Powerpoint doesn't let me adjust the height of a cell in a table

I have this table in the beginning: There are two rows and one column. I want to add a second subtitle in the second row. To do that I split the second row and create 3 rows. I add the colors ...
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Draw multiple arrows

There used to be a feature in the drawing tools of Microsoft Office that you double click a drawing tool (such as arrow) and that meant you'd draw that and your next click would draw the same of that ...
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Animated PPT presenation

I'm currently working on a school presentation and I want to make it a little more special. I've seen this video and it is amazing. What I don't understand is, how would one make an object be ...
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PowerPoint 2013 missing “Paste Special” context menu

This is the strangest thing. I have googled for answers but can't seem to find ones that apply. All I want to do is select a portion of an Excel file and paste/link it into a PowerPoint presentation, ...
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Clicking Powerpoint Trigger while underneath another image

I'm creating a small animation in Powerpoint and need to click on an image to trigger its next animation. However it also needs to be underneath another image for the animation to work. Clicking it ...
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How to convert a keynote to something that I can run on Windows, with the least loss of quality?

I am going to do a presentation on a Windows computer. However, I don't have Powerpoint installed on my Mac. My Windows PC doesn't have PowerPoint either :( It only has the OpenOffice.org thingy. ...
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PowerPoint: Autosaved versions disappear after saving file

I was working on a presentation in PowerPoint when I accidentally deleted some content in it. Undo did not help, but I saw there are several older auto-saved versions listed in the File menu. I ...
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What keyboard shortcut brings up the Powerpoint 2016 Format Shape/Object pane

Is there a reliable way of bringing up the format pane via the keyboard once I've selected an object that I want to format (e.g., a shape, or text box)? I've variously seen that Ctrl-1 does this but ...
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Bloated PowerPoint file

I am tearing my hair out over a PowerPoint file that has suddenly bloated from 8 MB to 64 MB, with no new slides having been added. A series of charts have simply been renewed or newly added. They are ...
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How to convert multiple embedded PNGs to JPEGs in Powerpoint file?

I have a large PowerPoint file with many embedded images, some of which are JPEGs and some PNGs. To make the file as small as possible I would like all the PNG images to be converted to JPEGs. This ...
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Delete specific named TextBox in Powerpoint using VBA

I have a PowerPoint presentation which have about 105 slides. On each slide, there is a Text Box named TextBox4. I want to delete all these text boxes. I have tried some VBA code by Google Search. ...
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Adobe Pro OCR for unscanned presentation with embedded text images

I am trying to use Adobe Pro (2015)'s OCR capability to grab all of the text in a presentation. The presentation happens to be in PowerPoint. If I print the presentation and scan it, I can use Adobe ...
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How do I make a startup macro to show current slide number automatically?

I am stil new to macros and I can't make it load automatically on startup. So, please walk me through it from the beginning. Thanks for reading.
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How to circle an area for emphasis in powerpoint

The intent here is to emphasize a portion of a slide. It could be an arbitrary portion of an architectural diagram or a certain area of an image as examples. This is unrelated to adding a circle "...
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Stop 1 Wav File When New One Is Found

I have a powerpoint where I have 4 .wav files. They are each set to play a designated number of slides, but if I add/delete any slides, this will get skewed. Is there a way in powerpoint to set the ....
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How do I un-apply a slide master to a PowerPoint slide?

I have a PPT presentation (Mac PowerPoint 15.18 -- latest) that, for whatever reason, has more than one master assigned to some of the slides. This is considerably screwing things up for me. I've ...
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End Now Closes Presentation But Keeps Blank Window Open

I have created a spreadsheet (excel 2013) that will be used to open up PPSX files via hyperlinks. Simply press the hyperlink and the PPSX opens. This works fine but in the PPSX file has an end now ...
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Using PowerPoint or Keynote can I switch between presentations seamlessly?

I want to have a presentation loop 6 slides as people walk into the meeting but then I want to switch seamlessly to the main presentation without showing the desktop. Is this possible with either ...
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Alternatives to save PowerPoint slide with high resolution (300dpi) in Ubuntu

I need to export a Power Point slide as a image (.png) with 300 dpi of resolution. I found this guide and this microsoft page with the way to do it. Both recommend a approach that change the ...
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How it is possible to export PowerPoint slides into a PDF from a selection of sections?

I have split my PowerPoint slides into several sections. Now I want to export my slides into a PDF. How can I export only a selection of sections into the PDF? I know the feature of creating custom ...
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Creating a dropdown submenu in PowerPoint

I would like to know if it's possible to create a dropdown submenu in PowerPoint like the one for inserting a WordArt: If it's possible can you share with me some documentation about this?
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Seconday monitors shuts off when i exit PowerPoint Presentation in Extend mode

When i use Extend to show PowerPoint presentations on a projector, sometimes when i close the presentation, the projector disconnects from the laptop, and shows the screen where it's searching for a ...
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MS PowerPoint 2013 [closed]

I have a PPT presentation with several slides. On one slide, I want to create one space and have multiple photos (10-20) that will fade in and out while this slide is being shown. I want to have ...
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Delete multiple items in think-cell

I am using the power point extension think-cell and would like to delete multiple elements in a think cell projekt timeline / gant chart. My attempts to select and delete multiple elements both failed:...
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PowerPoint how to create multiple window layout?

I am trying to create a PowerPoint file that has ---------------------------------------- | | | | | | | ...
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Automatic slide transition for only one slide?

I've made some complex slide animations and transitions, but unless the slideshow is set to automatically transition, there will always be an awkward pause between slides. The idea is that I animated ...
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Moving precisely without using Alt?

For some application, like powerpoint and onenote, when you want to move the object like textbox or image precisely, you need to hold Alt to move it "pixel by pixel". How can I disable such feature?
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FFMPEG Chunk too big?

I have a sequence of .png files, and I am trying to convert them into a movie. The problem is that when I try and convert it to avi format, ffmpeg says "chunk too big":. I am running the command: ...
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Fonts show up in apps on Windows/OSX with different names. How can I stop/fix this?

This has been an ongoing problem for the past year working in a shop with mostly macs. (while I and another user are on windows machines) ex: I get a powerpoint document that was exported from ...
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How do you share a PowerPoint presentation and have it open to a specific slide?

I'm sharing a PowerPoint presentation on OneDrive. Is there a way to specify that, when it's opened, it opens at a specific slide?
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Need To Insert a Digital Count-down timer in PowerPoint 2010

Need some advice please, I need to insert a simple count down timer or digital clock in PowerPoint 2010 and must be in the following format: Countdown to project go-live: DDD-HH-MM-SS Need it to ...
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How can PowerPoint 2013 compress background images (not just inserted pictures) to reduce filesize?

I have a 10-slide presentation that is a whopping 234 MB! This is because each of its slides has a different high-resolution image as its background. (I know that the large filesize is due to these ...
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Are Powerpoint 2013 slides wider than Powerpoint 2010 ones?

I am switching from Powerpoint 2010 to 2013. I just noticed that the blank slides created in PPT 2013 seems to be wider than older slides created with PPT 2010. For example, I took a screenshot, which ...
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Why does PowerPoint uploads files to Microsoft?

Okay, so I use PowerPoint Mobile (the store app), and it shows this whenever I open a .ppt (pre-2007 PowerPoint) file. It doesn't happen with newer .pptx formats. Also, it doesn't sometimes feel ...
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Navigate to a slide within same ppt without going fullscreen?

I have a Microsoft Office 2007 ppt file where there are multiple hyperlinks available and I want to navigate to the hyperlinks without entering fullscreen(pressing F5). I tried using Ctrl+ mouse click....
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Editable union of two shapes

I need a custom shape that is in essence two rectangles joined on the side of one of them. The shape has to be transparent, have a border, but not have a line where they are joined. And it should be ...
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How to record a slide show in windowed mode in Powerpoint 2010?

I want to use the builtin functions for recording a slide show and saving it as a video in MS PowerPoint 2010. However, when I start the recording, the slide show switches to fullscreen, which is a ...
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Removing character spacing from all powerpoint slide using VBA

I would appreciate any help on this. I'm trying to remove the character spacing (I.e. need it to be normal not condensed or expanded) from all text in power point slides. Could not find the code to do ...
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Shortcut to send a couple of slides from a presentation

Many a times I have to send specific slides out of a powerpoint presentation, via email. I follow a manual process of selecting the slides, copying them, opening a new presentation and finally ...
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Conditional formatting of PowerPoint-table

Related to this question, I wonder if there is any way to apply conditional formatting to a table in PowerPoint, without importing an Excel-table. E.g. to change the background colour of a cell in the ...