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Mac Office PowerPoint save as PDF with hyperlinks

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 to create a presentation, and want to save the document in PDF form. However, when I save the file using Mac's print dialog, hyperlink information is lost in the ...
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Extract audio files from powerpoint

I recorded a some audio files on my powerpoint presentation. This was done in two ways: (1) for some slides I used the record narration feature of powerpoint (the audio on each slide was recorded ...
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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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How to convert PowerPoint presentations into a Kindle/E-reader friendly form?

I have a lot of documents in .ppt and .pptx (blame the co-workers). I would like to read them on way home or elsewhere... when I have a little time to catch up with things. One thing I could do with ...
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Replacing background graphics of a PowerPoint theme

I'm using this theme (this is my .pptx file). When I check the "Hide Background Graphics" checkbox, the butterflies' graphics disappear. I want to replace such buttefly graphic by my own ...
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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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Automatically move to a specific slide in Powerpoint?

After showing some animation introduction on slide number 2, I want Powerpoint to automatically move to slide number 6. Is there any way to for me to tell Powerpoint to automatically move to a ...
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Generate ppt slides using data from excel [closed]

I have data in excel sheet and I need to write a program which generates powerpoint slide in a certain form. Is that possible?
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Changing bounds of excel file embedded in powerpoint

When I embed an excel files into powerpoint, I'm having two issues. On some of the spreadsheets, empty columns are displayed on the right hand side of the powerpoint slide On other spreadsheets that ...
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Inline equations in PowerPoint

Is it really true that there is no way at all to insert equations (either Word 2007 math or the old Equation Editor) "inline" in a PowerPoint 2007 slide? It certainly seems to be so, but I have a ...
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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 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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Overwrote my presentation with a new blank file, now can't recover it

I had a PowerPoint file with 140 slides that accidentally overwrote with a new blank file of the same name. I always save my files on SharePoint but this time I forgot it. I tested applications like ...
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How to auto advance a PowerPoint slide after an exit animation is over?

PowerPoint entrance animation set up with "Start: With Previous" starts right when a new slide is advanced. However, if you set up an exit animation in the same way, it doesn't start with a slide ...
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How to change the default bullet style in Powerpoint 2013?

How do I set a custom bullet style as default, which can be used anytime. OS - Win 7 (64) Office 2013 This is the default bullet list: This is the custom bullet style I have created: How to ...
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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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Sending two video feeds from PowerPoint

Is it technically feasible to send two feeds from PowerPoint? I need one feed with Normal view sent to our projector, and a second feed with the Presenter View sent to a secondary video monitor. I ...
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What is the optimal video format/size for using in powerpoint?

My daughter's school is looking to embed some videos in their powerpoint slides. I am helping the teacher with conversion software and settings recommendations. I tend to prefer h.264 for it's ...
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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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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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power point how to connect lines to boxes

I'm fumbling through power point trying to create a basic diagram that looks like this. I'm in the "Smart tools" menu and I have a little block diagram chart up. The problem is I want to create boxes ...
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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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How do I print a single PowerPoint slide as a poster?

I have a single PowerPoint slide and I want to print it as a poster (2ft by 3ft). I do not have a "Print as Poster" option in File/Print. I would like to print the slide on multiple pages and then ...
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How can I elegantly manage a machine for running slideshows using VNC or RDP?

I have a WinXP professional machine that is connected to a video distribution system. It needs to display a slideshow on screen, and this slideshow will be changed every weekend or so. The person ...
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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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Arabic in Powerpoint on Mac

How can I type in Arabic with English Powerpoint on a Mac? Details are somewhat limited, I'm helping my girlfriend out haha. Simply changing the language setting for the Mac apparently results in the ...
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Drag and drop in PowerPoint's slideshow mode

I am looking for a drag and drop functionality during slideshows in PowerPoint. I found two macros: The Learning Environment – Drag and Drop Drag and Drop in PowerPoint– Classroomtech Both work ...
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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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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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how are active text boxes made on PowerPoint 2010?

I'm trying to make a PowerPoint that could be used within a classroom which has a video clip on then an active text box alongside so the children can type in it as they watch. I'm not experienced with ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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How can I embed an AVI video in a PowerPoint presentation?

I am trying to embed an AVI video in my PowerPoint presentation. I've inserted it as a "movie" but when I actually run the slideshow, the video flashes black consistently and is unwatchable. Anybody ...
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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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Powerpoint 2007 external links malfunction after saving as a ppsx file

After having created a PowerPoint 2007 presentation (external links to Word documents in the presentation, I saved the file as a .ppsx file. Everything works fine except for the hyperlinks. It seems ...
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In IE pps file downloaded as ppt file if Power point is installed

From my website, I am giving a download link for a .pss(power point slideshow) file. But when downloading the file, it will download as a ppt file instead of pps file in a PC having MS 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 convert PDF to PPT or ODP?

I need to convert a PDF file to PPT file. Are there any programs which can do that? I don't need anything fancy. I just need to have contents of each page turned from PDF to PPT. No hyperlinks, no ...
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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 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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Copy *only* theme colors from one powerpoint presentation to another

I want to copy over the theme colors from one Powerpoint presentation to another. The universal method seems to be to use the Format painter across both presentations, like explained e.g. on this ...