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

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How to link to a specific PowerPoint page/slide in PowerPoint Online or docs.com

On slideshare.com one can link to specific page/slide like this: http://www.slideshare.net/Veodin/veodin-slide-proofmanual#4 How can I achieve the same on a PowerPoint presentation published on ...
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How to compare long webpages in powerpoint

I've redesigned a website and I would like to show my client a before & after of the website. The website is very long, so I cannot do it in one slide. I would like to paste an old & new ...
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PowerPoint 2013 presenter view slides

In previous versions of PowerPoint in presenter view you could see all the slides at the bottom and scroll through them but this seems to have been removed in 2013. Is there any way to get this back? ...
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How to change Microsoft Office default save location from OneDrive

I have Office 2016 for Mac, and when I go to Prefs for each app, I can't find any option to change the default location for Open/Save operations to local from OneDrive. I really don't want to use ...
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Powerpoint - embedded wmv not playing on some devices

We are using MOODLE and consequently uploading current Powerpoints with embedded video within. However, the wmvs will run on some pc's but not our laptops or on our training network. Any ideas as to ...
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Resize Powerpoint slide to fit content

Question Overview I'm using Powerpoint to create my drawings. When using the normal slide size, there is some white area around the graphics. In Visio, one could crop the page to fit the margins of ...
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Insert Title of Presentation In Slide Master

Powerpoint allows you to set properties of presentation such as the title. I am trying to create a template that will put the title on each of the slides. I cannot seem to do this easily without ...
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Can Powerpoints link to information online without user consent?

I recently read a superuser question here regarding whether or not PDF files could access the internet when someone opens them in Acrobat. This led me to wonder, when I open a powerpoint file, can it ...
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MS Office: How can I replace all occurrences of a word by a symbol?

I want to replace all occurrences of '*' by the multiplication symbol (the slanted cross symbol that looks like an X (but is not quite an X)) in a Powerpoint application, but the Find/Replace dialog ...
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How do I jump directly to next page without animations?

If I have a PowerPoint document with several pages and several animations per page... If I press the "Right Arrow" it will go to the next animation on the same page, and it will continue jumping to ...
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PowerPoint 2013 slideshow, initiated from task scheduler, does not take over screen, runs in background

Ever since we moved to Office 2013, my PowerPoint slideshow that is initialized every 2 minutes from the task scheduler, does not take over the screen. Instead, it runs in the background. I can ...
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Running long list as credits on PowerPoint with credits animation

I am trying to run a long list of credits (bit like the movie credits) in PowerPoint with the credits animation feature. However, I can't seem to get it display to full list. The problem I seem to be ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Hotkey - Indent Nested List

I am using the Microsoft Office 2010 version of Powerpoint. How do I shift the indentation of a nested list to the left or to the right, while typing?
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Codec missing powerpoint; how do I get get my media to play?

I designed a presentation pull of interconnected audio & video files in 2013. Edited since in 2007 and most of my media wont play. Tested in 2010; It offers to upgrade the media and then says ...
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Can you format charts from multiple slides in a single step?

Related to this post: How do I change the format of all pictures in a PowerPoint 2010 presentation?. But instead of editing formats for pictures in a single slide, I would like to edit charts in ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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Removing metadata with PowerPoint 2011

I'm looking for a solution to remove metadata from .PPTX files on Mac with PowerPoint 2011. On Windows, there is a Microsoft utility called Document Inspector. Does anyone know of anything similar on ...
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Save PDF from PowerPoint (.pptx) with transparent background

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I want to use some pictures I've made for an old PowerPoint presentation. The way I am doing it now is: I put each figure in one slide, then I save the ...
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How can I make a PowerPoint Theme that will scale to 16:9 and 4:3 like the defaults?

I know how to make a powerpoint theme using the color palates, font palates, and slide masters. However, if I build it on a 16:9 aspect ratio slide, but then change the aspect ratio to 4:3, all the ...
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Powerpoint : logging who opened the file

I created a powerpoint presentation. I'm gonna send it to a lot of people but I would like to know exactly who opened the file. Importate note: the slides are sent by mail. No web-hosting. Is there ...
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How do I dynamically control animations in PowerPoint 2010?

I'm playing around with PowerPoint creating a trivia game. When the user clicks on a tile on the main slide it advances to another slide with the question. When the user clicks the return button, they ...
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How can I disable the “Pick up where you left off” feature in powerpoint 2013?

related: Is there a way to change the MS Word 2013 "pick up where you left off" feature? Unfortunately, I don't see a registry key under power-point for "Reading Locations", so I don't see ...
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Insert Excel spreadsheet data into ~200 Powerpoint slides [duplicate]

I have an excel spreadsheet for approximately 200 people in my residence hall at college. I am working on making their name tags. For their tags, I would like to have the decorations in powerpoint be ...
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How to stop PowerPoint from flipping photo

Using PowerPoint 2011, there is a predefined theme called "Revolution". The "Picture with Caption" slide contains a picture placeholder on the left side of the slide. The problem with this theme is ...
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How do I re-record an individual PowerPoint slide with audio and transitions?

PowerPoint allows you to record an entire presentation with audio and animation timings synced, but you cannot re-record both for an individual slide. For instance, let's say I recorded a 40-minute ...
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Navigation while live editing & presenting in Powerpoint 2010

When presenting on a TV or a projector, especially during work meeting, I often haven the presentation on my laptop monitor open in edit mode and in presentation mode on the external screen. This ...
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PPT 2013 Template Issue

I have formed a new template in PPT 2013. It is stored in the correct (?) folder ie: user\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Template\ When I open a new presentation my template does open OK (I ...
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How to remotely edit Powerpoint slides while presenting over shared drive?

The idea is that the Powerpoint file would be located in a folder on a shared drive that is accessible to two computers, one computer meant for editing, and the other meant for presenting on a ...
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Powerpoint slideshow manipulation

I'm using a PPT as a tool for my quiz and running into some problems. So basically, I have say slide 4 which asks you to choose easy, med or hard. I've used hyperlinks to redirect from here to slide ...
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Powerpoint 2010 issue with embedded company information that cannot be edited

My company has copyright, date, company name, logo information, etc at the bottom of PPTs. I want to modify earlier ppt versions than 2010 by changing the company information such as edit copyright ...
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Play PowerPoint slide show with custom timings on TV

I have a PowerPoint slideshow that uses custom transitions to advance the slides slides at different timings. I saved the slideshow to JPEG and transferred it to a memory stick to display on a TV. It ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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What is the “Performing multiple tasks” button do in Powerpoint 2010?

I recently stumbled a button in Powerpoint 2010 that has the following tooltip text: Performing multiple tasks. Click to show next task. The button is in the lower right on the statusbar (next ...
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Switching from Powerpoint to Propresenter

quick question for some of you A/V guys. I am having an issue with propresenter and powerpoint. We use propresenter for a majority of our presentations but have to have a powerpoint stuck in there ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...
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I cannot insert a bar chart in PowerPoint

In rerence to a previous post I too can no longer insert a chart into powerpoint. When I select chart type it allows me to click but then blinks at me and does nothing. My IT guys have looked into ...
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powerpoint watermark not showing in slideshow

In my presentation I use slide masters that have a watermark in the corner. This watermark shows when I create or edit my slides. However, when I launch the slideshow the watermarks are not present. ...
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Unable to Add-New Powerpoint Add-In

I am trying to install LiveWeb powerpoint add in for Powerpoint 365 ProPlus. However, from the Powerpoint Options --> Add-Ins --> Manage PowerPoint Add-Ins, I am unable to 'Add New' ones as shown in ...
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Why does comparing PPT 2010 files with different content yield no differences?

I have a PowerPoint 2010 presentation with 523 slides in it. I sent a copy to a colleague, he modified a few slides (added text to them), and sent it back to me. When I use the PowerPoint comparison ...
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How to keep US-English locale while using an Italian (or French) keyboard?

I have a very basic Win7 usage problem: My PC has an Italian keyboard, but I need to work with an US-English environment (Win7 is in English). Problem is in many programs (most notably in ...
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How to recover a recently saved powerpoint

I saved a powerpoint 10 minutes ago, and now i can only open older versions of it. Neither can i find it anywhere else, including "recent" under file options. I have one of 2 versions saved in a ...
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setting PowerPoint 2010 slide show to HD dimensions

I am trying to do a screen capture of a PowerPoint 2010 slide show, but I notice that the full screen view of the slide show is closer to a square in shape, with black on both sides of the slide. ...
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How to globally change the language in PowerPoint Slide Masters

There are a lot of answers about how to change the language by going into the outline view, marking everything and changing the language. But that's no use if the languages in the Master Slides have ...
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Getting a full screen image in projection mode for PowerPoint 2013 on a Dell Latitude laptop

Pretty strange. I have a 16x9 PowerPoint presentation. In presentation mode it takes up the full screen on my laptop. However, when I hit F8 to project (even with no projector connected) the image ...
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Windows 7, PowerPoint 2003

I'm including a custom-made bullet point in a PowerPoint 2003 presentation. Will a user on another machine be able to see it and use it?
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Can I disable powerpoint from using the complete screen in presentation mode?

I use a projector to display to a whiteboard. I would like to use powerpoint with a word file displayed by the side. Powerpoint utilises the complete screen as soon as i choose display from current ...
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Sometimes opening in read only mode

I have a client that is running Windows 7 Pro on a domain, and PowerPoint 2010 sometimes when opens in read only mode. Server 2008 R2 Full rights to shared file and folder doesn't happen all the ...
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Powerpoint 2013 display differently in OSX and Window version

It is the original slide in Powerpoint for Mac 2011 And it is how it looks in Powerpoint 2013 on Windows Here is the version information of my Powerpoint for Mac I have googled this problem ...
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Animation setting in Power point 13

I have to animate my slide in such a way that the picture appears to be zooming in. This is actually the picture on left side on previous slide and i want to make it seem that it has been zoomed in ...
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How can mouse clicks stop working in Windows but I can move the mouse?

Situation: Windows 2008 Server with SP2 64 Bit used as "Terminal Server", Direct X 11 Office 2007 32 Bit .net add-in for PowerPoint using WPF, nlog, Lucene the add-in is for end-users and does not ...