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

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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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Locating Hyperlinks in documents without opening them

Is there any chance of locating hyperlinks in a documents without opening them? My friends and I have been working on a project with roughly 300 to 400 documents including MS Word, Excel and ...
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How to continue current animation while clicking to start a new one in powerpoint?

I want to make some animated slides with multiple elements (let's call them A, B, and C). Each element starts animation (fade in and motion) on-click, first click starts A, second click starts B, ...
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Powerpoint 07 to dvd

A friend asked me to make a powerpoint presentation and wants to put a dvd(20 dvds so people can bring them home) in a dvd player and have it play a presentation. The presentation has looping audio ...
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Powerpoint - Playing a bunch of images automatically, as a movie

If I have a series of images that I want to play in powerpoint, in a single slide (as opposed to copy each image in a separate slide) what is the best way to do it? Is there a straightforward way to ...
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PowerView to PowerPoint?

Is there a way to export PowerView slides/tabs to PowerPoint? I realize there are a couple articles on how to export PowerView from Sharepoint, but wondering if there is a way to do this for ...
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How do I insert the current year in PowerPoint

I'd like to have the current year appear on the footer of my slides. I've been doing this by manually typing the year, but every year, I need to update all my slides. Can I insert the year ...
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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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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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Excel or PPT: How to have two pie charts, but one legend

I would like to design a slide that shows two pie charts of the same size side-by-side, but with a single legend that is centered on the page beneath both charts. I can easily create one of the pies ...
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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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How do I track changes in Powerpoint?

In Microsoft Word, one can track changes. How do I do so in Powerpoint?
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When editing a presentation in powerpoint, is there any way to scroll continuously between the slides?

Pretty much the title. I don't like the way that a single scroll wheel 'notch' moves an entire slide. I would rather scroll continuously between slides if possible. Maybe I'm wrong and it would be ...
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Why does my image's quality go down when saving PPT to PDF?

In power point 2013, on the first slide I have this picture in PNG Aftering saving the PPT to PDF it becomes As you can see the image has became blurry around the edges of the letters. Now this ...
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How to restart slide numbering from 1 in new section in MS PowerPoint 2013?

I am using two sections in my presentation and I want slide numbering to restart after the end of 1st section and at the start of next section.
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Saving a powerpoint template from the internet to my computer

When I try to save a PowerPoint template to my computer the file type doesn't come up? How can I save the template?
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How do I change the language of all Powerpoint slides at once?

I want to change the proofing language of all my slides in a Powerpoint. I've tried setting the language via the Language Preferences menu, however this only changes it for new powerpoints.
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Why does comparing PPT 2010 files with different content yield no differences?

I have a PowerPoint 2010 presentation with 523 slides in it. I sent a copy to a colleague, he modified a few slides (added text to them), and sent it back to me. When I use the PowerPoint comparison ...
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PowerPoint: How to delete all blank text box at one time?

There are many text boxes with nothing inside in certain ppt file. How to delete all blank text box at one time? Also, those blank text boxes reside not only one page of a file.
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PowerPoint VBA - Run Macro When Slide Changes in Edit Mode

I know I could do the following to run code when the slide is changed in presentation mode - Sub OnSlideShowPageChange() Dim i As Integer i = ActivePresentation.SlideShowWindow.View....
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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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How can PowerPoint 2013 compress background images (not just inserted pictures) to reduce filesize?

I have a 10-slide presentation that is a whopping 234 MB! This is because each of its slides has a different high-resolution image as its background. (I know that the large filesize is due to these ...
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Two different slide designs in a single PowerPoint presentation

Is it even possible to do that? If so, what's the easiest way to achieve this?
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In PowerPoint viewer how to go to the end of the slide skipping the animations?

Going through some slides takes a long time because of the many animations involved, I want to skip past all of that and see the slide in its final state. Is there any shortcut or way to do this?
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Rendering MS PowerPoint documents properly in LibreOffice Impress

When I open ppt files in LibreOffice Impress the format is not the same as in MS PowerPoint. The images and the text are not properly aligned. Are there any tips on how to open MS PowerPoint ...
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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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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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Is there any way of converting Powerpoint diagrams into Visio?

Is there a way of converting a diagram in Powerpoint 2016 to Visio 2016? I have drawn a big complex diagram in Powerpoint and feel now that it would be better to continue working on it in Visio. ...
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Powerpoint saving error “The file is corrupt and cannot be opened”

When attempting to save a file in powerpoint 2010 I get the following error: Are there any recommended step to ensure I do not lose the open file?
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Moving Powerpoint callout pointer

How can I move the pointer (the diagonal line) in a callout in Powerpoint? I want the pointer at the textbox to point to the middle, not the upper third. edit: I'm using PP 2003.
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Powerpoint to PDF Conversion Error: Black Headers Appearing

My problem deals with converting PowerPoint to PDF. When converting PPTX to PDF, the headers at times come out as a dark background. On my PC it works fine, however when I send this document to others,...
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Line Spacing Issues when Exporting to Powerpoint (pptx) from Google Slides

I exported a Google Slides presentation to Powerpoint (pptx). I then opened it using Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer. Unfortunately, the line spacing of the text boxes appear too spaced out. I didn't ...
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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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How to add a “yellow diamond” while editing points of a shape?

In MS PowerPoint I am able to change some shapes by using the yellow diamond or by right-clicking on the shape and then selecting editing points. I would like to do the later and add a point that will ...
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Can I have my Individual custom fonts selection in Ribbon?

I would like to select some custom fonts for my PowerPoint Presentations. I have a long list of fonts installed in my system (many google fonts). Can I create my own Tab, and add individual fonts in ...
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View powerpoint online while prevent users from saving it

My company currently has a number of powerpoint-based trainings. While we want these to be accessible and viewable by our client, we do not wish for our client to be able to distribute the material. ...
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Defining Text Box templates in Powerpoint (2016)

I have text of several types (e.g. citations, image captions, etc) that I need to insert into my slides. I would like to create a template text box for each, so that I don't have to apply the ...
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Power Point: How do I generate this character in mathcal?

(Mathcal is a font used in Latex https://proofwiki.org/wiki/Symbols:%5Cmathcal) I have posted the question on Tex SE and it was closed http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/313269/how-to-use-...
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Powerpoint 2016 - Inserting automatic titles/headers based on section name

I have my slides organised into sections, and would like each slide to automatically have its title (header) be of the form "SectionName >> Subtitle". SectionName should be the name of the section ...
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How do you set crop mode exclusively in Office 2010/2013?

In PowerPoint 2010, when I click an image and choose Crop, I see crop handles and can move them in or out. However, the resize handles in the same place are also still active, so I sometimes wind up ...
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Disable clicks during a powerpoint animation

I have a powerpoint slide with some animations that happen straight away, then some chained follow-on animations on click. The problem is, if someone clicks during the first second while the first ...
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How to make a matrix organization chart?

I'm looking for a good way to do a matrix organization chart. My toolbox includes Powerpoint, Visio, Excel but none of these give matrix organization chart template out-of-the-box. What is the best ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - create theme with shapes/images?

Is it possible to create a theme that has objects in it? E.g. if I insert images (NOT stretched background images) and a solid rectangle? I don't want to manually copy the images/shapes into every ...
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How to quickly align objects into a grid?

As seen in the picture, how do I quickly align them into 4 by 5 grid? Microsoft Office 2016 X64, Windows 7 SP1 X64.
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Java in eclipse, powerpoint, windows

I have an animation I created in java code in eclipse. Is there any way to import this into my PowerPoint without downloading new software (I can't on my school computer) Thanks!
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Deleting pictures from slides since last save

Please bear with me as I explain, hopefully succinctly, my question. I have a user form that, among other things, allows the user to insert a picture into a subset of sets in the project [i.e., slides ...
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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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Convert powerpoint to markdown

Can I convert powerpoint to markdown? My ultimate goal is to create an easily versionable version of the powerpoint. (Maybe reveal.js or something)
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How to merge multiple powerpoint files into one file?

Is there an easy way to combine multiple powerpoint files into one single file? Under ms dos for binary files you can copy them using /b or according to this SO question just use copy copy /b <...
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Powerpoint: animation to build a table, one row at a time

I've got a slide in PowerPoint 2007 containing a table with several rows. I'd like to build this slide one row at a time (so that the audience doesn't see each row until I'm ready to talk about it). ...