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

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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 ...
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Make a animation path separated by clicks

I have a long text on powerpoint slide. Instead of separating it on multiple slides, I made an animation that moves it up using animation path, so that text hidden at bottom appears while text on top ...
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How to launch a dialog box with fill-in-fields in a Powerpoint 2010/2013 document?

I would like to set a PPT presentation which launches a dialog box at the opening of the document where I could directly fill in some fields with information (such as the name of my client, the name ...
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Can I change the background color of Powerpoint 2013's read-view?

The background color of Powerpoint 2013's read-view is black in default(the two black bars on a wide screen). I find it a little uncomfortable while read files with white background. Can I change it?
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How to create or save a PDF with printing/editing restrictions without using Adobe?

I saved a Powerpoint as a pdf in Office 2007 but I don't see any options to add print restrictions or edit restrictions to it. I don't have Adobe either, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative ...
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Autosize Shape text boxes in Powerpoint 2007

I'm adding many Shapes to a presentation which I then fill with text. Is there a function with Powerpoint 2007 which autosizes the Shape to the amount of text contain? Many thanks BobJim
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Font problems in PowerPoint following Maverick upgrade

After upgrading to Maverick, my fonts on PowerPoint are corrupted. Instead of printing a single quote, my system prints a division sign, the Apple chancery font is gibberish, and so on. I've got a ...
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Converting Powerpoint to PDF server-based solutions?

I asked a version of this question earlier, but I'm in need of other solutions, so this is a more pointed question. I'm in need of a server-based solution for converting ppt files to pdf files. This ...
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Which version of PowerPoint was used to create a document?

How can I find out which version of PowerPoint was used to create a particular document? General answers welcome, answers describing how to do it using PowerPoint 2011 (Mac) are even better. I'm ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - Please wait while we load pictures

Ever since I "upgraded" to Powerpoint 2013 I have run into several annoyances. One of those is that every time I need to change a picture in a presentation, the screen below pops up first. Usually it ...
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How to change default text direction in Power Point 2010

My Power Point default text direction is right to left. How can I change it to left to right?
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How to make a picture, in Powepoint, perform an animation (rotate) and then automatically an action on click

Is it possible? Let's say I put a small star in the right-corner of all my slides. I would like, when I click on that star, for it to rotate, which I noticed I could do by animating it, and after the ...
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Slide number does not appear in Power Point template

I want use this Power Point template but I am not able to insert page numbers in it. What is the solution?
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On startup: play ppt slideshow on secondary screen in fullscreen

I intend to have a slideshow running on my secondary screen upon startup (once the user is logged in). Preferably a slideshow displaying a PowerpointPresentation, but a slideshow with PDF might do as ...
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Tools to extract text from powerpoint pptx in linux?

Any there any linux tools that will extract the text from a Powerpoint pptx file? I tried catppt but it just returns file.pptx is not OLE file or Error. abiword --to=txt file.pptx also returns an ...
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Force Resultion for Presenter View

We have an issue with a projector where it can only display up to 720p input. It is a 1080p projector and was working before, but the wires may have been run too long in order to conceal them. The ...
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Colors in Mac PowerPoint not exactly as specified

(crossposting from http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21918/colors-in-mac-powerpoint-not-exactly-as-specified) In Mac PowerPoint, I tried setting the fill color of a rectangle and the ...
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Linux for multiple, independent slide shows for theatre productions?

I just finished up a production of The Elephant Man where we used three laptops running Power Point that fed three different projectors, with three different slide shows, all controlled by one person. ...
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How do I add a new “bullet” style to the list of frequently used bullets in powerpoint?

Powerpoint conveniently gives me a list of default bullet styles to use, but I want to add another - the dash ("-"). How can I do this? Thanks! /YGA
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Powerpoint Visited Hyperlink

I have a table of hyperlinks in PowerPoint, and I would like a visited hyperlink to change color (or disappear altogether preferably) after I click it. It's a Jeopardy board and I would like to ...
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Chrome extension to open Powerpoint / Documents. How does this work?

I have installed this extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-office-viewer-beta/gbkeegbaiigmenfmjfclcdgdpimamgkj/details And now I am able to view .ppt and .doc files in my ...
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Is there a way to track derivatives of powerpoint presentations?

Say we have the following scenario: We have one master powerpoint presentation with all the slides, numbers, content, etc. And I would like to create 2 presentation from it. One that has a few extra ...
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PowerPoint - Set a time for each slide and display total presentation time?

I know that the transition tabs you can set a time per slide, but this is when you're using it to automatically transition each slide. What I would like is to have on each slide a time property ...