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

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Does Microsoft Power Point 2013 have auto-connect?

This is the same feature as in Visio where you can rapidly connect a bunch of shapes already on the page, as opposed to clicking the connector tool each time to link two shapes. Does PP have it? If ...
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Powerpoint for Mac - can't save current page as PDF

I have a powerpoint file containing a few hundred slides, and want to save one specific slide as a PDF. I choose "Save AS", Format: PDF, and in Options I select "Save current Slide". However it always ...
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how to quickly connect multiple text boxes in a Microsoft PowerPoint flowchart

I've added several flowchart boxes -- the typical diamond decision boxes, and rectable process boxes -- and I want to select multiple boxes and add a connection line between each one, with a single ...
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ffmpeg / avconv to ensure compatibilty with Windows DirectShow

I have a video file: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from ron_1080p.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 compatible_brands: isomiso2avc1mp41 encoder ...
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How can I access files copied to a USB drive from a Mac, in Windows?

I copied a bunch of PowerPoint files from a Mac to my USB drive. When I plugged it into my Windows PC, instead of seeing a folder, I see 2-3 files: week1 * ._ week1 * ._.Trashes (where * is some ...
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How to make an MPEG2 video file with the highest quality possible using FFMPEG?

I have got a WMV (v9 (WMV3), 960x720, 30.000030 fps, planar 4:2:0 YUV, produced by PowerPoint 2010) file and need to convert it to MPEG2 - the only format my TVset can read from an USB flash drive (I ...
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Remove all unused master slides in a PowerPoint presentation

My company recently created a new PowerPoint template. On its own without any slides, it is 9MB in size. This is completely unusable for sending to mobile devices and annoys customers. The main ...
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How to turn PowerPoint presentation into Word and keep graphics quality

How can I turn a PowerPoint presentation into a Word document and retain graphics quality? I have a 25-slide PowerPoint 2007 presentation with a lot of line plots and diagrams I would like to turn ...
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PowerPoint 2007 - How to see TOTAL run time after creating slide show

I have already created a slide show using the AUTOMATIONS tab and the Advance Slide - []Automatically After ---- function where I have manually entered the runtime of each individual slide until my ...
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powerpoint2011 looks blurry on retina display

I'm now using powerpoint2011 on my macbook pro retina'13, and found that the screen looks so blurry. I tried update my office to newest version(14.4.5), and it has made the screen suitable for retina ...
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Font Tracking in ppt

I need to set font tracking to 80% in a ppt slide, but it appears you can only set character spacing of pts. How many pts equals 80%?? I am using a purchased font (Whitney Light)
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Protect content of a powerpoint presentation [duplicate]

Follow up of Is there a way to secure a powerpoint presentation against edits? In my case I have a lot of animations in my ppt file and I want to preserve them. Please instruct whether converting ...
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How to recover password protected power-point?

I have a powerpoint file which was written using MS Office PowerPoint 2007. When I click on my .ppt it's asking for password. I forgot my password I used to open my .ppt file. I'm using PowerPoint ...
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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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Does Microsft Publisher 2013 have connectors?

Previous versions of MS Publisher, and other 2013 products like Powerpoint have connectors so that if you draw arrows between shapes and move the shapes around, the arrows move with it. This does not ...
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Retaining font size in PowerPoint even in Master Slide?

Is there any way to force a font style/size, even in a Master Slide, not to change and Autofit in a slide. I have as a fifth level bullet setting a 14pt font. It's getting changed to a 13pt font ...
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Cannot download the information you requested: Power Point, Word, Excel

I have a hyperlink and when put into MS Office programs the above error will occur and the link will not be displayed. The link works for example from within lotus notes or pasting directly into the ...
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Where the 'Rehearse Timings' values saved in PowerPoint file?

I have just created a powerpoint content file, and put a click event to all bullet points. After I rehearsed the timing for each bullet points using "Rehearse Timings". Now I want to see where the ...
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I can't move images in my PowerPoint presentation

I have a PowerPoint file and all slide images are locked. Can anyone tell me how to unlock these images? This is the link to the file. this is the link to the file without zip. ...
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Is there anyway to format negative numbers in red in a table in Powerpoint 2010?

I have tables of data and I want the negative numbers to show up in red (similar to what you would do in Excel). Does powerpoint have this capability?
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Reinstate a deleted slide in Powerpoint's Notes Page view

I received a Powerpoint presentation where someone deleted the slide in the Notes Page view. After trying this myself, doing so is deceptively simple. Open View > Notes Page, then select the slide ...
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Automatically apply theme to an old presentation

I imported into PowerPoint 2010 an old presentation (created in OpenOffice). The background in all slides was black. Now I want to change the theme of the entire presentation to a theme with a white ...
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Can you change linked charts to embedded charts in PowerPoint 2010? Or use relative links to Excel files?

I need to replicate a PowerPoint presentation across multiple countries then send the presentations to colleagues and give them the ability to edit charts. To do this I have created an Excel file ...
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Batch make powerpoint titles

I am trying to make a powepoint that has a lot of slides. i would like to know if there is a way to "import" all my words and make each line a title of a slide. also, if anyone knows a way to do the ...
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PowerPoint equations screwed up

Office 2013; Opening powerpoints from a book publisher, but the equations are all screwed up. Here is picture of before-and-afer The only fix I know is to double-click on the equation, which opens ...
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Powerpoint movie already playing accross all slides, how do i make it move to center on another slide

I am doing a slide show in powerpoint and i am trying to put a photo album in it and trying to get that photo album to play across all slides, but move it to the center on the last slide. I have made ...
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Import gif animation into MS powerpoint 2007

I'm trying to insert a .gif animation into powerpoint, specifically this one: attribution: Gonfer at en.wikipedia The official support page seems to apply to the 2003 version only. The other ...
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How can I embed a 3D image in a presentation?

I would like to embed a 3D object in a slide presentation, so that I can rotate it during a presentation. I have a .obj file. Is this possible? I generally use PowerPoint, but am open to using ...
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Powerpoint VBA References

I am writing a VBA code on Powerpoint, where I need to call and excel file for input. Programme is functioning fine, runs without error, and generates output, except for the part where Excel file is ...
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Embed Excel Chart with Drop-down control into powerpoint

I have an interactive Excel chart which runs on the basis of users selecting ranges using drop down menus via the form control and I want to move this into Powerpoint 2010 for presentation purposes. ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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How to edit text in powerpoint slide show?

Sometimes while giving a power point presentation to our board, they tend to suggest corrections on slides & tell us to update. What I do is to note them & exit the slideshow, update the ...
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Alt Tab stuck down without pressing any keys - Windows 7

I have the weirdest problem, but it's not on a PC I regularly use and is extremely intermittent - maybe happening once a month or so, and always during a power point presentation. The Alt Tab key ...
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Animate some rows or columns of a matrix in powerpoint

In microsoft-powerpoint, i have a matrix, I want to animate some elements, or consider some rows or columns of it to move that part to another matrix. How can I do it?
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PowerPoint: stop automatic formatting of bullets

Is there a way to prevent PowerPoint from automatically formatting bullet marks (esp. numbers) based on the start of the text that comes after them. For example, if the text following the bullet mark ...
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Merge multiple (more than two!) PowerPoint presentations into one

I'm collecting status reports from 20 different project managers and each of them sends a PowerPoint presentation containing just one slide with a status summary. I would like to merge all these files ...
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Change regional number format for powerpoint, but not excel

My clients (and me) are Germany-based, as such I need to use the German number format 1.000.000,00 for all client-facing documents, usually created in Powerpoint 2007. In Excel however, I use the ...
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Automation Error Catastrophic Failure

I am trying to use excel VBA to copy some charts to Powerpoint slides using the below codes, but it shows error "Automation Error Catastrophic Failure". I can not figure out what is the problem. I am ...
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Speed - Powerpoint shortcuts

I was wondering whether someone can help me with the following issue. When trying to access keyboard shortcuts in powerpoint in stepwise fashion, (e.g. when I press Alt R to go to access review menu, ...
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How can I temporarily hide elements on a slide? [duplicate]

I have a slide on which I want to construct a complex animation, but all the elements on that slide make it almost impossible to construct what I want to achieve. Is there a way to temporarily hide ...
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Possible to use IRM server with a live Powerpoint demonstration?

I have a presentation where I'd like to live-stream the contents (like Microsoft Powerpoint online presentation services) however I also don't want people to do screen captures (like IRM server) I'm ...
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Corrupt PowerPoint File [duplicate]

My wife created a very extensive PowerPoint presentation. She presented it, and then decided to bring it home to save (it was very good). Sadly, she MOVED it to a key drive instead of copy. This means ...
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Powerpoint, Disable click to next slide but not animations

I'm working on a presentation, I have a standard slide where you click to bring up bullet points on by one, however after all the bullet points have appeared I want the presenter to click one of two ...
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How can I get presenter view when recording my PowerPoint presentation?

I am rehearsing towards a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 on a Win8.1 machine using dual monitors (one for the slides, and one for my notes using presenter view) . I would like to record ...
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Is it possible to display previous PowerPoint slide on secondary monitor?

One of our lecturers is trying to set up his PC so that after he advances a slide the previous one will display on our other projector. Is this possible with PowerPoint? If not, are there any ...
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PowerPoint “Magic Move”

I am building some mockups in PowerPoint for a new software UI application we are building. I am wondering if PowerPoint has a feature (perhaps a third party plugin) similar to Keynote's Magic Move ...
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Powerpoint loop single slide until click

I have a slide with some animation. I want at the end of the slide for the animation to repeat continuously until I mouse click or press ESC. Is there any way to do this? (Even programming with VBA ...
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Embeding a Powerpoint in a Web Page

I've uploaded the pptx file on onedrive and got the embeded link from there. I've updated it on my html page and everything seems to work fine, but I want it to be autoplayed, instead of keep on ...
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Can GIF play continuously in Powerpoint, with on-click animations at same time?

I'd like to insert a GIF into a MS Powerpoint slideshow, so that the GIF plays continuously, without stopping even if I click for other animations - and only stops until some specified number of mouse ...
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how to run four macros by click one button?

i have four groups of shapes. And each group got 6 shapes, and i would like to random choose one of 6 shapes in each group. And because i got four groups, which means every time i click a button, 4 ...