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how to insert a rectangle with the text on the border in power point?

What I want to do is to insert a rectangle (actually I want a rounded rectangle? ) But different from normal one, I want the text to be on the boarder, I tried right click the rectangle and select ...
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PowerPoint’s “Save as Picture” adds unwanted space to resulting image

When I right-click a textbox shape and select "Save as Picture", no matter what format I choose, the resulting image has unwanted space in it. For example, if I have a textbox shape with text ...
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How can I add additional connector (glue) points to a shape in word or powerpoint?

How can I add additional connector points to a shape in word or powerpoint? In openoffice draw these are called glue points. What I want in ms powerpoint: What I can do in open office draw: ...
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How to ensure exactly vertical/horizontal connectors between identical size and aligned shapes?

I create a shape and duplicate it, then connect them with an angular connector line. Then I decided to placed them in a vertical line, expecting the connector to become one straight line, but it ...
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Delete multiple points (vertexes) in powerpoint

I want to modify a powerpoint figure (a chromatogram) imported from another application. The figure is made of hundreds/thousands of points. I want to delete some sections of the figure. I can delete ...
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edit equations in PowerPoint 2011 (mac) that were saved in PowerPoint 2010 (windows)

I'm trying to edit a file that was saved in PowerPoint 2010, on Windows. I'm using PowerPoint 2011 on Mac OSX. The problem is that any text box that has an equation in it is un-editable (rendered as ...
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Precision custom shapes in PowerPoint

I have been given a PowerPoint shape (below) and I want to create a new version of it - say 4- or 5-sided rather than 3. Any ideas how it was created in the first place? It's a freeform shape so I can ...
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Creating sub slides in presentation file?

I have to describe my idea with a presentation file (pptx). My presentation cannot exceed 20 slides, but I want to add some extra slides with some details and show them to listeners only if they need ...
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How to create a searchable PDF from Powerpoint 2010 using Notes Pages as print option?

Related to this thread I've got exactly the same problem and tried several options to create a PDF that is searchable as well as for the slide as for the notes pages. When I ran into your solution ...
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Powepoint VBA animations do not appear in .WMV

PowerPoint 2010, Windows 7. I have a very complex PowerPoint presentation with lots of objects moving. Some of them are moved with animations, some are moved with a macro. I had to use a macro to ...
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Powerpoint slide flashes up for a millisecond then moves onto next slide

I'm using Powerpoint 2010. I have a slide which has a background (same as all the other slides) and a picture. The picture has a couple of picture effects applied to it. When I click from the ...
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How to Center a Table in PowerPoint?

How do I center-align a table (the table itself, not its content) in PowerPoint? I currently manually adjust the horizontal position to be 1/2 of the Slide's width - table's width. But I'm sure ...
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In search of formatting of Screen tip

Is there any way where I can increase the font size of screen tip. In the slide show... it is so small and not so visible for a huge audience presentation.
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How to show an image during a PowerPoint animation?

I have a PowerPoint slide which has a bunch of bullet points. I added each bullet point to an animation, so that every time i press a space during the presentation, a new bullet point appears. ...
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How reduce size of PPT 2010 Notes Pages PDFs?

I have a PPT presentation of about 400 slides that I periodically update and publish as PDF. The view I publish is the Notes Pages. This worked fine for several years, during which time I was using ...
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Uniformly apply image positions in powerpoint

I have a single image per slide in a 50 slide powerpoint project. I want to uniformly assign all of the images' position to a desired XY location. What's a quick way of doing this? Manually going to ...
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Auto align a image set in powerpoint

If in a powerpoint slide, I have a images set img1 img2 img3 img4 How I can auto align this images in the slide ?
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PowerPoint advance to any slide

On Microsoft PowerPoint, is it possible to change slides automatically, not to the next slide but to one completely new for example slide 2 to slide 7 without clicking anything at all? Please ...
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Power Point Presentations: filesize and background music

I've got a little problem with my powerpoint presentations (actually there are 2 problems). Basically my presentations feature quite a few images combined with some text and animations. So they ...
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PowerPoint for Mac: only show a particular animation step during editing

I have a PowerPoint slide, half of which steps through several labelled pictures using animation (one exits as the other enters). (The other half stays unchanged.) When I edit this slide, all the ...
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How do I fade in an Object from half transparent to opaque in PowerPoint 2010?

How can I fade-in an object from being half-transparent to fully opaque? Basically the transparency animation under emphasis does the exact opposite of what I am trying to achieve, which makes an ...
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start power point viewer in full screen (kiosk) mode

So i have these Magic Info Pro (samsung) Software, and i installed on a remote screen the Power Point Viewer. But every time it starts, i have the titlebar. My boss wishes that this bar dissapears. So ...
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Need to paste a column from excel into powerpoint- how to paste so they are individual slides, not one

I have a column of 50 in excel 2003. I want to paste it into powerpoint but it continues to paste as 1 whole text box. I need 50 individual text boxes. Is this possible?
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How can I copy/paste the *formatting* of a table in Powerpoint?

I'm wondering if there's a feature in ppt 2010 to paste the formatting of one table onto another (e.g. table borders, cell background colour). I've tried all the paste specials but nothing seems to ...
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Same RGB-colors looks different in same document (Office 2011 Mac)

I made PowerPoint template on PowerPoint 2010 for PC and everything seemed to be just fine. But when I opened it on my Mac (PPT 2011), I could see the background color was wrong. So I tripple checked ...
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Microsoft Office: math

I have to give a presentation to my classmates in a couple of days, and I have Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2003 to my disposal. Is there some of way to put equations in my powerpoint (any equation I ...
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Create a PDF from PowerPoint with animations

I have PowerPoint slides with visual effects on them, so each line appears after clicking on the screen in the presentation. When I convert them to PDF the slides are mostly empty and only some titles ...
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Import pdf figure to Powerpoint in vector format

I have couple of data plots exported from IBM SPSS in pdf format. They look great. But if I export them in jpeg from SPSS or Adobe Acrobat Pro, some critical elements go missing. Is there a way to ...
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How to interactively embed web page into PowerPoint or OneNote documents?

Is it possible to embed a webpage interactively into Microsoft Office Powerpoint presentation and into OneNote page? By interactively I mean: I enter URL which has to be loaded. I can navigate in ...
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How do I remove my Windows Live information from Office 2013

I had to open an IRM protected PowerPoint file so the first time I logged in it asked me for the username and password. I was given permission to one specific email ID so I used it to login. But now, ...
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How to update a Powerpoint slide with an external database?

I have a database of 1000 users with their name, number, photos, addresses, and other fields, etc. (in RDBMS-like say mysql, PostgreSQL). But I want to implement this mostly in Excel. So what I want ...
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powerpoint transparent prints black

In Powerpoint, I have a White box with a transparent outline. This does not appear on the document, and this is deliberate, I only use the reference points for connecting lines. However, when I ...
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Running Screensaver, While Powerpoint is Open

I have a 16 monitor wide display wall. They are all 42 inch LCD televisions. They are all run from the same computer. They all run powerpoint and have the exact same outline/design, but with the ...
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In Powerpoint 2011, once I've “Rehearsed” a presentation, how do I view the analysis?

I'm using the "Rehearse" feature in Powerpoint 2011 (Mac), and I've saved the finished rehearsal timings (i.e. it prompted me after finishing the presentation). How do I view the amount of time I used ...
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How to persuade PowerPoint to reasonable behaviour while importing images

I create a PPT presentation with lots of images. When I copy the image into the slide, the image is 5x times bigger than then slide, overflowing the visible frame of course... Making it smaller takes ...
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Saving a group of images from powerpoint as a picture, and the text is gone

I'm saving a group of images/text in PowerPoint as a picture for a graduation announcement. When I open the png file after it's saved, the text of the name will not appear. I tried saving the text ...
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VBA code to copy command buttons

I'm stumped. Please help. What VBA code can be used to copy command buttons from one slide to another (along with the code behind them)? I think I can handle the looping, but I can't find the ...
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MS Powerpoint 2003 SP3 - can no longer paste / view screenshots in normal slide view

Wonder if anyone could help me with the following problem. I have a computer with Windows XP (SP3) / Powerpoint 2003. Many of the presentations that I created in the past (and new ones that people ...
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What is the control name

When creating new slide in powerpoint, it will always have "Click to add title" and "Click to add text" portions. Sometimes I deleted them, if I wish to add them back, what control should I choose? ...
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How to simultaneously rename a file in MS Office and delete old version?

In Microsoft Office, when wanting to save a file to a different file name without keeping a copy of the previous file name, doing so requires two steps: First, File -> Save As... and select the new ...
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Citation of creative commons images with Office 2013

Office 2013 (e.g., PowerPoint) allows us to Insert Online Pictures that we can find using Bing Image Search. By default, the images found using this are under Creative Commons licence. Excellent way ...
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high resolution image export of powerpoint slide

I've made a collage in powerpoint and am trying to convert it into an image to send to a printer. Unfortunately, it only converts into a 3072x2304; 96 dpi image. For my print, I will need at least ...
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Powerpoint - EMF - Preserve shape properties

I created a square in Inkscape, set red fill color to it but no stroke and exported as EMF file. I open Powerpoint (2013), inserted the EMF file to a blank page, right click the inserted picture ...
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Resize shape with text in Word 2010

I pasted a drawing from PowerPoint to Word that has shapes with text. The drawing is much too large; but when I make it smaller, the text remains the same size and ruins the layout. Is there a way of ...
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Adjusting PPT 2010 Motion Path

I have assigned a Motion Path in PPT 2010. My goal is to move an object from point A to point B. So I click the end point of the motion path and drag. Problem is, after adjusting the end point, I also ...
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PowerPoint: reuse a slide multiple times in a presentation

I'm afraid I already know the answer to this one, but wanted to be sure: Is there any option to reuse a slide within a presentation? For example: If I have an overview slide containing the ...
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How to create a custom drawing in Powerpoint which animates as if it is drawn

I need to have a pre-created drawing in my slide. On animating, it should be drawn live on the screen. The drawing is not a straight line. It will be a custom drawing, say an apple. Is there any way ...
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Is there an visual audit (for example alignment check) for PowerPoint

When I'm done with a presentation I would like to check for common formating mistakes such as using to many font / sizes / colors. But also check the alignment of boxes, titles etc. is there a tool ...
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Constructing an annual cycle/radial diagram in PowerPoint

I would like to make a diagram like the below in PowerPoint, but I can't figure out how to draw the curved boxes (like the ones that say "Fishing" or "Trapping" in the chart). Diagram ...
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Display Desktopmonitor on multiple screens but with different content

Basically the idea is to have a powerpoint showing on the laptop (including an overlay timer) and this screen should be splitted into 2 different screens: 1 showing the exact duplicate of the desktop ...