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

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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...
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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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Summary/Table of Content Slide in Powerpoint 2013

I have been trying to create a slide for a 100+ slide deck. Earlier they used to have an automatic summary slide option in the slide sorter view. But I am unable to find it in Powerpoint 2013. I am ...
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How to adjust length of line connecting animated shapes

I have two shapes (two circles) and a line that connects both. Is it possible to keep this connection while the shapes are moving? Meaning that the line would move and change size according to the ...
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How do I animate only one word in a row?

I have a list of bullet points in my slide. In each row, I'd like to animate one word only, to give the word emphasis. But I see I can only animate a whole row. Is there any way to animate a ...
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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 ...
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PowerPoint Won't Put Display On Projector Screen

I have a course to present in half an hour. i'm using PowerPoint (2007, I think) The screen I want people to see is appearing on my notebook computer. The screen I want to see on my notebook is ...
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How to convert formatted text in a Powerpoint table cell to HTML

I want to convert a table in a Powerpoint slide to HTML. I know how to put in the table tags, but cannot work out how to convert formatted text inside the table cells to HTML. So, for example, how can ...
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How to update a PowerPoint slide while presenting

I need to find a way to update a powerpoint slide mid-presentation with images based on audience feedback (ie. audience votes for an image and then that image gets put on a slide later). I'm ...
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00:00 slide transition in Powerpoint

In a Powerpoint presentation, one can choose the slide transition time: the time that a slide is visible before it automatically switches to the next slide. The default slide transition time is 00:00 ...
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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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PPT does not show all the slides when I do the slide show

I am having a strange issue. When I play a slide show I can not see all the slides. But when I open the slides in my MS powerpoint for edit, I see all the slides. Any reason for that to happen?
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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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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 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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Set default “arrow” in Powerpoint

In powerpoint 2007 I end up using a same kind of arrows a bunch. But every time I create an arrow I have to re-format it or I have to copy the arrow from another slide. Does anyone know how to set the ...
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How to embed buttons in a Powerpoint presentation to print Word files?

I want to build a Powerpoint presentation to use in Kiosk mode on a Public PC. The purpose is to fulfill needs for hard-copy forms. The presentation would contain about 30 buttons, each associated ...
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Powerpoint Edits in Outlook Not Saved

Scenario Microsoft Office 2010 with AutoRecovery turned ON. I create a Powerpoint and save it on my local hard drive. I create an Outlook meeting request, attach my PowerPoint file and send the ...
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Printing PowerPoint slides as a poster

I have 20 PowerPoint slides which I would like to print as an A0 poster with 5 rows/4 columns. The slides contain Math which becomes garbage if I export the slides into a Metafile. Printing into ...
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Powerpoint 2013 ribbon get twice bigger on projector view

Currently I am using a Yoga 3 with Windows 8.1. I have installed Office 365 and everything seems normal however whenever I connect to projector there is a problem with Powerpoint 2013. The ribbon gets ...
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How can I use my presenter in other applications than PowerPoint?

I have a presenter from Kensington (Model #33374) with a USB dongle. It works well in PowerPoint, but I'd like to use it to control a kiosk-like web application that runs in Google Chrome. I ...
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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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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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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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How to show PowerPoint shapes in presentation mode after clicking (but not during editing, without macros)

In order to build an on-screen menu during presentation mode ... Is there any way to make shapes appear (after a click) in presentation mode, but hide them during editing mode? When the shapes have ...
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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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Powerpoint - can I do this?

I have been asked to create a powerpoint presentation that is a then and now. So, what I want to do is to have the then photo on half the slide and then have the now photo appear beside it. Can I do ...
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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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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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Macros doesn't load on powerpoint startup

I have created a powerpoint macros to run a batch file when slideshow starts. This is my code Sub OnSlideShowPageChange(ByVal SSW As SlideShowWindow) If SSW.View.CurrentShowPosition = _ ...
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Equation editor does not work in Word and PowerPoint 2013

Word crashes when trying to insert an equation. I have Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013 (64 Bit). I am experiencing a problem with the equation editor in Word 2013 and PowerPoint 2013 (also Excel). In ...
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Disable scrolling to next slide in Powerpoint Edit Mode

When editing in PowerPoint lately (using 2010, but occurs in other versions I believe), I have often pasted in large images that are larger than the screen. I'll then scroll down (with my trackpad) to ...
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Keep powerpoint running minimized

Using powerpoint 2013 I have a looped powerpoint with animations playing on one of my 2 displays. I want to be able to do something on display 1 (lets say editing a word doc) while the powerpoint is ...
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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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Update the header and footer of PowerPoint 2013 slides with the slide master

Aim: I want to be able to change the footer of a presentation (e.g. the name of the presentation or the name of the speaker). I do not want to edit each single slide on its own. Procedure: I would ...
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Create a Permanently Linked TOC in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac

I'm working on a very large PowerPoint presentation and have been hyperlinking each element in my table of contents (TOC) to a specific slide so it's easier for my readers to navigate. However, it is ...
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Need to animate an object from one place to another in PowerPoint.

I want to animate an object from one place to another in powerpoint. I can displace it between two points, but not more than that. Can someone tell me how to accomplish this:
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Include a “pdf window” in a .ppt

I am having a .pdf of 1002 slides pages. These pages are snapshots taken at different time steps. I am willing to include this .pdf in a powerpoint presentation so that I can easily move from one ...
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Where is PowerPoint's equivalent of Word's normal.dotm?

Where PowerPoint stores default presentation file, opened each time program is started, a Word's normal.dotm equivalent (if it exists)? Or how can I change some elements of file, that is always ...
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Downward pointing triangle with text right side up

In a diagram, I have a triangle shape containing text. It points up to some box higher up in the diagram. Now I'd like to have a similar triangle that points down to some other box. Unfortunately, ...
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viewing tortoisesvn diff of modified java svn files opens in ppt

I am getting this annoying behavior of opening my modified svn java files in ppt. When i do a svn diff it opens a ppt doc instead of using the existing tortoise svn diff tool. Any one has faced this ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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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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Remove tooltips from PDFs exported from PowerPoint

When exporting a PDF from PowerPoint (I use PowerPoint 2010), each image that was inserted into the PowerPoint document from a file will have a tooltip showing the file name in the PDF. I didn't ...
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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 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 to insert column break in PowerPoint 2010?

I found a solution for PowerPoint 2007 but it doesn't work for PowerPoint 2010 because there is no such menu. Do you know if it is hidden somewhere or other ways to insert a column break in ...
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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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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 ...