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

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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). ...
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Save PDF from PowerPoint (.pptx) with transparent background

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I want to use some pictures I've made for an old PowerPoint presentation. The way I am doing it now is: I put each figure in one slide, then I save the ...
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MS Powerpoint PDF taking very long to print

I received a few PDF files from my co-workers and I'm trying to print them. The problem is that these files are taking unbelievably long to print (up to 30 min on a 50 pages file). I know that these ...
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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 powerpoint animation that undoes/reverses a previous move and scale animation?

This seems like it'd be simple and routine, but I can't find any simple way to do it. Suppose I have a slide with the following animating shapes: Shape A starts at size 100x100, at position A:B, ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Reapply last text color with keyboard / Default action with ribbon hotkeys

In Powerpoint 2010 one can click the text-color chooser to reapply the last color selected. However, when navigating to it with the ribbon hotkeys – in the German version [Alt], R, F, B – the ...
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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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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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Powerpoint 2010: Master/Child documents

I want to edit my presentation in a more structured manner, so I am searching for a way to split the presentation into child documents. The solution should ideally allow Editing subsets of the ...
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Real time countdown on powerpoint slides

I have to do a presentation soon and it has to be around 15 minutes. To keep track of time (and not look at my watch all the time) I'd like to add a countdown of 15 minutes to my powerpoint ...
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Powerpoint master page with default content

I am working on a presentation where I need to reuse a slide with the same content multiple times. It is an outline page that contains a list of all the sections in my presentation. e.g. ...
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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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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 total to pivot chart

I have a set of data of all the stops in the plant here. The data is arranged in columns as followed: Column A Fabrication number Column B Start Date Column C End date Column N observation (this is ...
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How can I make a PowerPoint Theme that will scale to 16:9 and 4:3 like the defaults?

I know how to make a powerpoint theme using the color palates, font palates, and slide masters. However, if I build it on a 16:9 aspect ratio slide, but then change the aspect ratio to 4:3, all the ...
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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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Recording slide transition times in a Powerpoint presentation

I'm wanting to reliably record the times at which a lecturer changes (advances or reverses) slides in a live Powerpoint presentation. This is to enable jpeg images of that presentation to be synced ...
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Virtual laser pointer when using Office Remote and a Surface Pro 3 goes to the wrong position

I have to do presentations quite often and I recently noticed the Office Remote App (I'm using the Windows Phone 8.1 version in case that matters). So before actually doing the presentation in front ...
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How to do this in Power Point?

Please see the picture below. How to add my own picture or design to the side of the slide like this so when press F5 it will show only part of the picture. Can someone help me how to do this in ...
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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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Making Text Longer in Power Point

Does anyone know how to elongate or widen text in Microsoft Power Point? With pictures you can click on any of the re-sizing squares on the picture and do whatever you want. If you do that with the ...
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Powerpoint does not play Embedded Audio (voiceover)

I work for a university. Some faculty distribute their lectures as Powerpoint slideshows with embedded audio. The audio works fine for most students, but a few are having issues. All the students have ...
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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 do I resize chart elements?

I created a pie chart in Excel 2007 and then copied and pasted it into a 2007 PowerPoint presentation. I'd like to resize the boxes on the pie charts without resizing the entire chart, but whether I ...
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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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Auto - updated change date in Powerpoint

Is there a way to add date of the last slide change to powerpoint? The date as offered by powerpoint can be fixed or auto-updated, but this updates at each printig/opening. I would like it to update ...
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How to select a group of objects to animate in powerpoint

I have just placed 20 text objects onto my slide. Is there an easy way to select them all and then choose an animation that will be the same for them all? That is, the first object animates onclick, ...
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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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Is it possible to view a PowerPoint slide show at 100% zoom?

When I start a slide show in PowerPoint 2013, it is displayed in full screen with the slides zoomed to fill the screen. Is it possible to view a slideshow with the slides "actual size", i.e. the same ...
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Editing Powerpoint slides in Propresenter

Is there a way to edit a powerpoint slide that has been imported into ProPresenter 6? Currently when we find an error after importing we have to load Powerpoint, edit the slide, then re-import it ...
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VBA Solution: Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint rename active file, choose folder to save in desire location and delete old version

I am looking for a VBA solution for doing simultaneous task such as rename active file, choose folder where to save the renamed file and delete old version of file. "Save as" dialogue allow the first ...
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How can I convert an animation in PowerPoint into an animated GIF?

In Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, I have a single slide containing a fairly complex animation. I would like to convert this animation to an animated GIF file. I have tried saving the animation directly ...
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How do I disable pressure sensitivity of my Wacom pen, for Windows 8.1 or at least for Powerpoint 2013?

I know pressure sensitivity for Wacom pens is a feature, but I would like to deactivate it: Is there any way to set the pen to work in a digital fashion, i.e. producing a fixed-width line? This is ...
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PowerPoint command switch open in “Browsed by an individual” mode

PowerPoint provides the opportunity to save a PowerPoint in the slide show mode: "Browsed by an individual". This feature is pretty genius when running multiple PPs side by side. My problem is that ...
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No Audio in WMV File After Converting PowerPoint Presentation

I am trying to help a friend out with her PowerPoint. She wants to turn the presentation into a video and share it with others. We both can get it converted to WMV and MP4 with no issues, however our ...
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Word to PowerPoint: Equation Trouble

I'm preparing a PowerPoint presentation from a report I've already written in Word, with carefully typed-out mathematical equations in MathType or MS Equation Editor format. However, unlike text, when ...
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Moving or Deleting Original Image Powerpoint

So I'm doing some work in Microsoft Powerpoint 2013 which has a heavy use of images. If I were to email the file to someone else say, or delete or move the original images would the images still show? ...
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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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Audio Embedded In Powerpoint

I have a powerpoint file which has embedded audio that I am trying to view. The problem is, I don't have powerpoint, but I do have openoffice. While I am able to view the slides in openoffice, the ...
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How can I embed programming source code in Powerpoint slide and keep code highlighting?

Is it possible to embed programming source code to Powerpoint slide, and keep code highlighting/coloring?
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Powerpoint 2010 - Play both videos on click and reset videos on click

How do I play both videos ON CLICK ? I do not want it to be played automatically. Also, how do i reset both videos on click ? Means like I got 2 videos but control both with one button. Help thanks
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How do I start and stop Powerpoint video with the spacebar and advance slides with the arrows?

I am putting together a Powerpoint 2013 slideshow for work that contains videos. My boss would like to be able to start and stop the videos in the slideshow using the spacebar, but advance the slides ...
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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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How to set all text in all slides to the same font?

I'm making a presentation that's looking a lot like the Frankenstein monster right now. There are 4 different fonts being used throughout all the slides, and I'd like to normalize this. I want to set ...
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Open attached spreadsheet in a ppt file with LibreOffice

I have a presentation file created in Microsoft PowerPoint and one of the slides contains a attached spreadsheet created in Microsoft Excel. I'm using the presentation file with LibreOffice Impress ...
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Powerpoint Slide Master

I want to have a dynamic Slide Master with Shapes built into each slide that can be added or removed based on the need. So the Broad idea is something like this: How I have defined my Master Slide ...
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Powerpoint 2016 on iMac

I am a new iMac user. I use Powerpoint all the time to create documents and save the documents in PDF format. I was able to save my powerpoint documents as PDF files two days ago. Today, I sit down ...
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How to Attach Alternate Text to PowerPoint Art Exported to PDF

I have almost 4,000 PowerPoint slides from which I am asked to make accessible PDFs. I'm working with PowerPoint 2010, and creating the PDFs using the Acrobat X plug-in as I am told that's the "best" ...