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

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File Extension That's Viewable but not Copiable

I want to upload some text content as pdf or powerpoint(or slides), but I don't want the text to be copied. I know if I convert the pdf page to a picture, then the text won't be able to be copied ...
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How can I create a regular hexagon using PowerPoint?

I want to create a regular hexagon where each side is exactly the same length. First I tried drawing a hexagon using shift, but it wasn't regular (see what happens when I rotate it 60 degrees): ...
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I need to create a PowerPoint template for departmental use with fonts embedded. Which popular fonts are unrestricted?

I've got a broad need to create a PowerPoint template to be shared across a range of several dozen people, with widely varying ranges of technical aptitude and different computers. I have no ...
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Show work area in PowerPoint

Is there any way to make the edges of the work area in PowerPoint always show? One of my colleagues often makes presentations for our meetings, and when she adds images they are often in higher ...
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PowerPoint 2013 master page with image list selector

I'm building a master page on PowerPoint. I have a serie of small pictograms to put next to the title. Instead of creating one master page by pictos, I'd like to know if there's a way to put an image ...
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Apply format painter on multiple slides in Power Point

Format Painter is a very useful tool in MS Office applications since you could copy the format of a text for example to another text or group of text. However, what if I want to apply a format in ...
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Slide show in dual monitor system?

I have heard about using dual monitors in pc so that you can work smoothly. I would like to use it in a function, I will be connecting a projector to a windows laptop(win 7 or later). I have to show a ...
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Math equations on black background

I am preparing a PowerPoint presentation and I need to include mathematical notations. I don't think that Microsoft Equation is able to print in white. I can write my equations in MathJax but it ...
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Given a ppt file, is it possible to save it as a template?

I'm using MS PowerPoint and I would like to use a template I found in a pptx file. How can it be saved in the template library to be used later..?
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How to select all arrows of a certain colour in PowerPoint?

I have a slide with a complex diagram made of many arrows of different colours. I would like to change the style of the arrows which are blue. I would have to click on each arrow to select them and ...
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Powerpoint SlideShows which show pages not in the slideshow

As a PowerPoint 2003 user, I made extensive use of slideshows that - upon clicking on an item on the screen (i.e. a shape with a hyperlink) - jumped to page in the same PowerPoint file which is not in ...
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Are PowerPoint and PDF files encrypted or just locked?

I've seen PDF files that are locked so that one cannot copy text from it, but can highlight it. I've tried several PDF readers (some of which open source) and all of them respect the lock. Is it a ...
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how to run an powerpoint add-in from the command line

I'm trying to open a powerpoint from the command line and run an add-in, or alternatively add an existing macro to a powerpoint programatically and then run the powerpoint with the macro. I see the ...
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Do not want my animated answers to appear on my PowerPoint print outs

I have set up slide shows were my paragraphs & bullets points have underscore lines where a red animated answer will appear on a click. I would like to know if I can print my presentation ...
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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel adding unnecessary letters while opening a file

Downloaded and opening a word file from web add the this kind of formatting at the end of each paragraph. What is the reason? Here is the image to let you know the problem ...
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Display random text line on screen from a defined list with time intervals

I have a list of text lines. I need a way to display each text line on screen randomly, at a certain configurable time interval. The whole list needs to be repeated endless until manual stop. Each ...
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How can I view a PowerPoint slideshow in windowed mode (ie, not full screen)?

This slideshow is only opening in full screen mode. I can't find any context menu options that will switch it to windowed mode. Update: I am opening this .pptx file as an attachment from within a ...
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Powerpoint - deleting images - the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file

Powerpoint has gone into the unfortunate habit of deleting images from presentations, replacing them with red crosses and the text "the image with relationship ID rId23 was not found in file". this is ...
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Add animation to a Powerpoint slide after a video gets over?

Basically I have a video which I'm playing inside a slide, and I need this video to fade away once it finishes playing to reveal the text box behind it. I cant think of anything, or find any option ...
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How to Define Relative Path?

I have heard about relative paths and I think that they are of good use. But, I do not know how how to define a relative path. For instance, I have a Power Point presentation in which I use an audio ...
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powerpoint slide master mode: snap placeholder to object / other placeholder

I would like to design a more complicated powerpoint template with a number of objects and placeholder text boxes. I would like to have the objects and placeholders aligned with respect to each other. ...
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Simultaniously run three Powerpoint presentations

I recently swapped three Powerpoint-presentation computers with one multi-display computer. Reason is allocation cost, energy cost and to simplify the administration when changing presentations each ...
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Powerpoint looping of slides

I am wanting to create a powerpoint where the first 10 slides are automatically looped with audio, and set on a timer between the 10 slides. This is easy to do, however I need a way to escape the loop ...
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Is there a way to remove powerpoint objects from a powerpoint?

I have a powerpoint that contains shapes. I'd like to create another powerpoint with the exact appearance but rendered objects into pictures. The reason is I need to import the powerpoint in another ...
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Slide index missing in Powerpoint edit mode

Somebody managed to turn the slide/outline navigator off by clicking the X shown in the image below. I cannot find where to add it back. I can still use the Slide Sorter view, but it's ...
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How to get rid of extra spaces when copying a table from Excel to Powerpoint

I have been facing this problem from times immemorial. Whenever I copy a table with data, either numbers or text, from Excel to Powerpoint, most of the time I get numerous spaces before the data, ...
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Transitioning to a specific slide

I am using PowerPoint in Office 2013 to create an advent type calendar. It is slide 1. How do I transition to a different slide for each day. Example when I click on day 2 on slide 1 I want to be ...
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How can I perform a “flip over a card” animation using PPT 2010?

I want to create an animation using PPT 2010 that will look like I'm flipping over a rectangular card, i.e., will look like I'm rotating the card with respect to its vertical axis. Is there an easy ...
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How/ Can I have a countdown timer/ stopwatch in a PDF?

I'm a teacher who writes presentations using Apple Keynote, exports to PDF, and just presents them in 'full screen mode' on the school's Windows PCs. Often, I set tasks for the students with time ...
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PowerPoint Linked Video's Path

There is two way to insert a big file into powerpoint. Embedding and linking. I have linked some videos in one of slides. I need to move my powerpoint into another PC, but it looks linking objects ...
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PowerPoint 2010 - Electrocardiogram -like chart

I need to make a chart in PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010) that is like an electrocardiogram, actually is a chromatogram, I'm trying with line charts but I can't get the "peaks" of the line. I mean, in a ...
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Shift+Right Click to Open .pptx as Read-Only?

When I use shift+right click to open a file as read-only, Office opens the document in standard mode instead. I made registry changes based on the second-to-last post in this thread (How can I open a ...
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Changing a font's number form in PowerPoint

Some fonts, for example Corbel, include several number forms: lining figures where the numerals are the same height as a capital letter and old-style or text figures where the numerals have varying ...
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Shortcut for adding new row or column in Powerpoint 2013 table

With Powerpoint 2010, I used to be able to add a new row in a table with right-clicking on an adjacent row. With Powerpoint 2013, I only found the option to go into the Layout ribbon/button "Insert ...
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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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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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 ...