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

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Embed a Non-YouTube video in PowerPoint 2013

How can I embed a video from cnbc.com or foxnews.com in a PowerPoint 2013 presentation? I am aware of how to embed a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2013, but when I try to embed a video from any other ...
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Kaspersky is slowing my computer [duplicate]

I installed windows 7 32bit on a dell inspiron laptop but when i installed kaspersky 2014 the laptop became very slow when opening microsoft 2007 word, excell,and powerpoint programs and even when i ...
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Cannot edit footer in PowerPoint 2010 (seems to be embedded into background)

I am not a big expert in Microsoft PowerPoint. At work we have PowePoint 2010 installed. We have a corporation-specific template that includes a kind of footer. Now, I am not sure that I can call it a ...
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Why does PowerPoint select a different shape than the one I click?

In PowerPoint 2013 why does a shape get selected when clicking cleary outside it's boundaries. See this screenshot: both textboxes have outlines to show their boundaries I try to clicking the ...
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Selectively changing font size in microsoft equation tools

Am trying to construct an equation in PowerPoint 2010 with the Equation Tools. I want to change the size of a couple of individual characters. (Specifically: I want some enclosing braces to be much ...
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MathType and Equation Editor dropping out and it says PPT cannot read this file in windows 8

We have created equations in PPT 2011 by Equation Editor software In MAC. While we are opening that file into windows 2008 (PC), There are fonts dropping out and it says PPT cannot read this file.If ...
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Linked images in PowerPoint not updating

First of all, excuse me if this question is asked on the wrong StackExchange site. I have a PowerPoint (2010) presentation with two slides. Both slides contain an image (two different images), and ...
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Cannot insert charts into PowerPoint 2013

I cannot insert charts into PowerPoint 2013. Each time I wish to, once I have selected the desired chart type and click 'OK', it simply blinks (exits and reopens). It then returns me to the same ...
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How to integrate font in PowerPoint 2011

I want to import specific font in PowerPoint, but I don't know how... The powerpoint file would be send to another computer, so, if possible, I want integrate the font directly in the powerpoint ...
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Summation lower/upper bounds appear in front of operator - PowerPoint 2013

I'm having this problem, where lower and upper bounds of summation operator (Sigma) appear in front of the operator in PowerPoint 2013 equation editor. There are three options I can select from (as ...
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How to change settings in a PowerPoint theme?

I have a .pptx presentation that contains a specific theme named ModernPortfolio. In this theme are defined some settings, such as the: Font Type Font Color Fixed Structure of some slides (for ...
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PPT Macro go to last instance of certain slide layout

I have a macro (below) for a button that I need to use. What I want to do is change the value of lngCurr to the layout 'section header' and make it so when the macro runs, it takes the user back to ...
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PPT 2013 add macro to image?

I have a back button which is an image with an action linked to it. That works fine, but there is a background video which, when I go back to a slide won't play by default, which doesn't look good. ...
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RBG color variations from Publisher to Powerpoint

I created some graphics in publisher to use in a powerpoint presentation, however, when I place the graphics into powerpoint the colors (same RBG color as used in publisher) don't match. It becomes ...
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Flip Animation in PowerPoint 2010

I'm creating a PowerPoint presentation with some index cards and would like to be able to 'flip' to the back of the card. This tutorial shows How to Build a Flip Custom Animation Effect in ...
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Why am I getting this weird character in PowerPoint on OS X?

I'm getting this odd character on OS X in PowerPoint. It seems to be replacing '>' and other mathematical operators. I'm guessing it's a missing font...
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PowerPoint 2013 changes colors in imported PowerPoint 2010 presentation

I am helping someone out with an issue. They have Office/Powerpoint 2010 on their desktop. They will be out of town and have a company issued laptop with Office/Powerpoint 2013 on it. When we ...
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PowerPoint Won't Put Display On Projector Screen

I have a course to present in half an hour. i'm using PowerPoint (2007, I think) The screen I want people to see is appearing on my notebook computer. The screen I want to see on my notebook is ...
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Can I recover a PowerPoint file that was replaced with a blank presentation?

A colleague had her PowerPoint presentation overwritten with blank presentation, using PowerPoint 2007 on Windows 7. System Restore is turned off and it looks like Shadow Copy also didn't work as ...
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Linking in Powerpoint

So I have a picture in a slide in a powerpoint and I have set a hyperlink to a video that is stored in the same folder as the powerpoint file. If I click on the image to run the video then that takes ...
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Powerpoint 2013 Equation tool does not allow full-size fractions

I have noticed that, when using the native Equation tools functionality (which has replaced the old Equation Editor) that some of the structures are not allowed in Powerpoint 2013, and specifically ...
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Summary/Table of Content Slide in Powerpoint 2013

I have been trying to create a slide for a 100+ slide deck. Earlier they used to have an automatic summary slide option in the slide sorter view. But I am unable to find it in Powerpoint 2013. I am ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - CPU spike

for some reason when i run PPT and/or Excel 2013, and even despite pretty robust and new system (see below, please correct me if i am wrong), my computer commands of large amounts of memory and CPU, ...
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hide the slide using the add notes in powerpoint

in powerpoint I used to hide some content of the slide by dragging the add notes, and I have another powerpoint and I can't do the same thing, every time I try to drag the add notes it changes the ...
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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 to create a stack of cubes with text in powerpoint

I'm trying to create a stack of 3-dimensional cubes with text and perspective like above. I only need to create one cube; I can manage stacking the rest. I'm having difficulty creating a single ...
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Text box mirror text

Using PowerPoint 2013, I have a text box with some text in it. I would like to apply a mirror effect to the text box, so that the text is a mirror image of the default. I tried Rotate Flip ...
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How can I determine the size of individual slides in a PowerPoint slide deck?

I have a powerpoint file containing images and it has gotten too big for emailing and I need to decide which slides to cut out. But how can I tell which slides are consuming all the space? There could ...
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PowerPoint for iPad - no audio?

I downloaded PowerPoint for iPad and uploaded one of my presentations that has audio in it. However, when I ran the presentation, I was unable to hear the audio. Everything else worked just fine ...
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Opening a folder from PowerPoint

I can embed elements in PowerPoint and assign actions to them, e.g. run a program. However, if I enter a directory name, it does not open the directory. I tried: directory name only start + ...
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Aligning Items Across Different Power Point Pages

I want to arrange three slides in my power point presentation.. I am doing screen caps from another app. I'm pasting those screencaps into three Powepoint slides. I want the user to see the same ...
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Embed slides from another PowerPoint presentation

Is there any way to really reuse existing slides by embedding/linking them to a new presentation? I know the "Reuse slide" features and have read the 15679 tutorials copy-pasted from the official MS ...
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How to change text background color in PowerPoint 2013 [duplicate]

I need to make presentation and paste there some code blocks from Visual Studio and preserve the text formating. Unfortunately when I paste it with keeping the format, the text has white background. ...
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How do I change the color of a hyperlink in PowerPoint?

I put a link to a website in a powerpoint presentation. The link comes out red on the screen. That color looks bad against the brown background. I would like it to be white or yellow or bright ...
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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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Using Powerpoint, how do I curve text to “bend” with the circumference of a sphere?

I'm creating a powerpoint deck. There seems to be only one kind of text box -- linear and rectangular. How do I create a text box that "bends" with the circumference of a sphere?
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Is there a way or code that will pull data from Excel and place it in specific order on powerpoint presentation? [duplicate]

I'm going crazy trying to figure this out, there has to be an easier way. I will try to explain as best as possible: I am preparing a powerpoint presentation for a trial, it will contain aprox. ...
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Enabling pptPlex add-in in PowerPoint 2013 64 bit (Windows 8)

I know that pptPlex is designed for Office 2010 on Win 7 (the newest version of course). But I have never seen anywhere that it incompatible with Office 2013. It is being installed successfully with ...
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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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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 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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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? Haven't ...
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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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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 ...