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

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Maximizing image size on a powerpoint slide

I'm working on a slideshow with powerpoint 2007. I'm adding a series of jpeg images to consecutive slides. I'd like to maximize the size of each image so that it takes up the entire slide, but no ...
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Convert PPTX to HTML while preserving text

I need to convert PowerPoint PPTX files into HTML using the command-line. The HTML file should preserve text as text (not image) while converting all Shapes, Smart-arts and Graphs into images (or if ...
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When you try to open it with 2010 = says corrupt, tries to repair and failes

Have a ppt powerpoint that was created in 2010. User grabbed an older powerpoint created in 2003 most likely to use the master slides or something. So they added about 70slides and saved it all the ...
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Download Templates for PowerPoint - How?

I am currently trying to find new templates for my PowerPoint presentation (Office 2007). So I was directed to: https://templates.office.com/en-us/templates-for-PowerPoint But there it seems I ...
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How do I edit points of a shape in PowerPoint 2016?

In PowerPoint 2016 (the preview version), you can edit points in a shape by right-clicking and selecting Edit Points. Now, under Windows, you would add a point by Ctrl-clicking, or change its ...
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Easiest way to center multiple objects in PowerPoint

Say that in PowerPoint, I have three rectangular shapes of the same size arranged horizontally next to each other and I want to center them on a slide as a group. If I select all three of them and ...
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Powerpoint - revealing bullets in order of audience participation

Is it possible to easily reveal bullet points in an order given by audience participation, where the answer may differ each time? eg What are the colours of the rainbow?
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How to scroll within PowerPoint slide with keyboard / working with big slides

My company loves Microsoft products, therefore I am now forced to prepare a conference poster with PowerPoint. That means I have a single large slide in my presentation. Due to the size of the poster, ...
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Export PowerPoint slides to Word without using “handouts”?

I have already read many other articles about converting/exporting, but they all use Handouts. Is there a way to export the content of the slides to Word so that the occupy full pages?
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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 can I change the colors of PowerPoint 2011's presenter view notes?

For whatever reason, in PowerPoint 2011 on OS X, the notes to the slides in the presenter view are black on grey instead of black and white. It's the case for a presentation I just created, and it's ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change the default colour style for SmartArt in Office?

I'm currently building a new powerpoint template for our small business. As part of this we want to save people time by having the right colours automatically be selected when they create graphics ...
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Flow charts in PowerPoint

I am creating some flow charts in PowerPoint. As you know, when these charts get complicated, the lines run into each other and create confusion: are they meant to connect, or were they intended to ...
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How to add explanatory text to powerpoint master slide

The default powerpoint master contains explanatory text in the respective text boxes. Here is an example in german: "Click to add title" "Click to add subtitle" Question: How can I get powerpoint ...
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PowerPoint 2011 for Mac - Equation created by PowerPoint 2013 for WIN is not displayed correctly

I have a couple of slides that are created by a PowerPoint (PP) 2013 on a Windows machine. These slides contain many formulas that I created with the internal formal editor of PP. However, when I open ...
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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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Embed Prezi in PowerPoint

I'd like to get tips on how to embed Prezi like transitions in a PowerPoint presentation. Specifically, is there a way to create an animation that zooms out of one slide into another? Is there a way ...
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Powerpoint Animation with Grouping

I want to do a powerpoint animation that has an animal walk past some seeds. I want to group the seeds with the animal once it gets to a certain point (I don't want to start out grouped), OR, I want ...
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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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Create a PDF from PowerPoint with animations

I have PowerPoint slides with visual effects on them, so each line appears after clicking on the screen in the presentation. When I convert them to PDF the slides are mostly empty and only some titles ...
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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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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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When embedding an Excel chart on a PowerPoint slide, why does the text look awful?

I have a recurring problem with Excel 2003/PowerPoint 2003, where I have a nice-looking chart in Excel and try to embed it on a PowerPoint slide. Quite often, the text in the chart (labels, axis ...
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Creating a custom list label in PowerPoint 2010 that uses A), B), etc

I want to make a custom list in PowerPoint, where the labels are as follows (desired format): A) B) C) ... The nearest available options in PowerPoint that I can find are Capitals with a period ...
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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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PowerPoint 2010 won't open downloaded files

Whenever I download a file from the Internet and try to open in in PowerPoint 2010, it fails with a message PowerPoint found a problem with the content in . PowerPoint can attempt to repair the ...
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How to leave the remote desktop user session in Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm having a problem in ASP.NET opening the Microsoft PowerPoint Component when the Windows Server doesn't have an RDC (Remote Desktop Connection) Active User Session. My question is how do I leave ...
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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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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 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 ...