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

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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 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 color-...
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Need To Insert a Digital Count-down timer in PowerPoint 2010

Need some advice please, I need to insert a simple count down timer or digital clock in PowerPoint 2010 and must be in the following format: Countdown to project go-live: DDD-HH-MM-SS Need it to ...
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Is there a built-in way to disable scrolling within the edit mode of PowerPoint 2013?

There's a very similar question here: Disable scrolling to next slide in Powerpoint Edit Mode, but unfortunately the two answers don't really answer what the title of the question appears to ask. In ...
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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 get an event to fire when the slide changes in PowerPoint?

I already know of two supposed fixes, which I will list below, along with the reason they don't work for me. The first is to use the SlideShowNextSlide subroutine. The problem with this is that it ...
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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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PowerPoint’s “Save as Picture” adds unwanted space to resulting image

When I right-click a textbox shape and select "Save as Picture", no matter what format I choose, the resulting image has unwanted space in it. For example, if I have a textbox shape with text "Label",...
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edit equations in PowerPoint 2011 (mac) that were saved in PowerPoint 2010 (windows)

I'm trying to edit a file that was saved in PowerPoint 2010, on Windows. I'm using PowerPoint 2011 on Mac OSX. The problem is that any text box that has an equation in it is un-editable (rendered as ...
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Import formatted text from Word into PowerPoint

I understand the basics of importing an Word outline into PowerPoint. I want to know how to import the text blocks into pre-styled text boxes that have been positioned on the slide to a specific ...
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Standalone PowerPoint/Impress replacement?

I often use AbiWord for word processing, since it has a better UI than OpenOffice. Considering that there's also a standalone spreadsheet - gnumeric, is there a standalone presentation editor/viewer ...
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PowerPoint really slow for A0 size poster; how do I speed up?

I'm making a poster of my physics research project for a conference. I don't have time to learn LaTeX at the moment, and I need to be able to type inline equations within text boxes - the only ...
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How to stretch autoshape during animation in Powerpoint 2010?

I know how to use a custom animation on an autoshape to move it from one part of the screen to the other but what I'm after is that the it animates to the left while the right side of the rectangle ...
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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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Animated PPT presenation

I'm currently working on a school presentation and I want to make it a little more special. I've seen this video and it is amazing. What I don't understand is, how would one make an object be ...
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How to circle an area for emphasis in powerpoint

The intent here is to emphasize a portion of a slide. It could be an arbitrary portion of an architectural diagram or a certain area of an image as examples. This is unrelated to adding a circle "...
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Stop 1 Wav File When New One Is Found

I have a powerpoint where I have 4 .wav files. They are each set to play a designated number of slides, but if I add/delete any slides, this will get skewed. Is there a way in powerpoint to set the ....
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Can you get a simultaneous animation and transition in PowerPoint 2016?

I have a presentation with a slide that, while it is in the process of crossfading to the next slide, I want to perform an animation. The animation and transition are of the same duration, so they ...
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Tex-style shortcut does not work for Powerpoint 2016 Mac?

I prefer to input math equation with tex-style so that I was very impressed when Microsoft Office implemented the function from Office 2010. However, I found that I cannot use the tex-style input ...
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Removing metadata with PowerPoint 2011

I'm looking for a solution to remove metadata from .PPTX files on Mac with PowerPoint 2011. On Windows, there is a Microsoft utility called Document Inspector. Does anyone know of anything similar on ...
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PPT 2013 Template Issue

I have formed a new template in PPT 2013. It is stored in the correct (?) folder ie: user\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Template\ When I open a new presentation my template does open OK (I ...
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Switching from Powerpoint to Propresenter

quick question for some of you A/V guys. I am having an issue with propresenter and powerpoint. We use propresenter for a majority of our presentations but have to have a powerpoint stuck in there ...
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How to globally change the language in PowerPoint Slide Masters

There are a lot of answers about how to change the language by going into the outline view, marking everything and changing the language. But that's no use if the languages in the Master Slides have ...
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Sometimes opening in read only mode

I have a client that is running Windows 7 Pro on a domain, and PowerPoint 2010 sometimes when opens in read only mode. Server 2008 R2 Full rights to shared file and folder doesn't happen all the ...
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Page number won't show up on second slide in PPT 2013

No matter what slide layout I put in the second position of the Slide Master, when I close the Master, all slides using that layout don't show the slide number. I have checked the slide # box in ...
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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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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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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel adding unnecessary letters while opening a file

Downloaded and opening a word file from web add the this kind of formatting at the end of each paragraph. What is the reason? Here is the image to let you know the problem https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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powerpoint2011 looks blurry on retina display

I'm now using powerpoint2011 on my macbook pro retina'13, and found that the screen looks so blurry. I tried update my office to newest version(14.4.5), and it has made the screen suitable for retina ...
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Retaining font size in PowerPoint even in Master Slide?

Is there any way to force a font style/size, even in a Master Slide, not to change and Autofit in a slide. I have as a fifth level bullet setting a 14pt font. It's getting changed to a 13pt font ...
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Cannot download the information you requested: Power Point, Word, Excel

I have a hyperlink and when put into MS Office programs the above error will occur and the link will not be displayed. The link works for example from within lotus notes or pasting directly into the ...
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How can I embed a 3D image in a presentation?

I would like to embed a 3D object in a slide presentation, so that I can rotate it during a presentation. I have a .obj file. Is this possible? I generally use PowerPoint, but am open to using ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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How to automatically place the text of a shape on its border?

I would like the text associated with a shape (which is normally centered in the shape) to be automatically put, centered, on the upper border: I created the picture above by manually placing a ...
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PowerPoint 2010/2013 how to override the photo album default template/layout

I am trying to find a way to override or customize the default layout/template that PowerPoint uses when I insert a photo album (Ribbon menu->Insert->Photo Album [in the images section]). We will be ...
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Create a link that opens Word document on certain page

I'm working with SharePoint 2013 and I want to use hyperlinks which open a Word document directly on a certain page. I found that with PowerPoint slides, I can add &wdslideindex=30 to the URL, ...
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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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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 PowerPoint,...
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PowerPoint 2013 changes colors in imported PowerPoint 2010 presentation

I am helping someone out with an issue. They have Office/Powerpoint 2010 on their desktop. They will be out of town and have a company issued laptop with Office/Powerpoint 2013 on it. When we ...
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How can I change text navigation and deletion key combinations in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac?

As Wikipedia lists and my experience tells me, most applications on Mac OSX use ⌥+⌫ (Option+Delete left) to delete a word to the left and fewer, but still many, use ⌘+⌫ (Command+Delete left) to delete ...
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Can I change the background color of Powerpoint 2013's read-view?

The background color of Powerpoint 2013's read-view is black in default(the two black bars on a wide screen). I find it a little uncomfortable while read files with white background. Can I change it?
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On startup: play ppt slideshow on secondary screen in fullscreen

I intend to have a slideshow running on my secondary screen upon startup (once the user is logged in). Preferably a slideshow displaying a PowerpointPresentation, but a slideshow with PDF might do as ...
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Is there a way to track derivatives of powerpoint presentations?

Say we have the following scenario: We have one master powerpoint presentation with all the slides, numbers, content, etc. And I would like to create 2 presentation from it. One that has a few extra ...
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How to interactively embed web page into PowerPoint or OneNote documents?

Is it possible to embed a webpage interactively into Microsoft Office Powerpoint presentation and into OneNote page? By interactively I mean: I enter URL which has to be loaded. I can navigate in ...
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Problems between Powerpoint 2010 on Windows 7 and 2003 on Windows XP

We have an employee who creates ppt's on her home computer using PowerPoint 2010 on Windows 7. At work she has Powerpoint 2003 with the compatibility pack on XP. The ppt she creates at home will open ...
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Macro to change Spellchecker in Powerpoint table text

I found a macro on Change the spell-checking language on a PowerPoint presentation for changing the spell-checker for presentations, however it does not change the spell checker for the text in tables....
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Starting Powerpoint show from ActiveX button

I have several slide shows where topic related shows are launched from another show which acts as an index page. This worked fine in 2007 but now in Office 2010, whilst the show is still launched ...
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video stops playing in mac 10.7.5 once file is closed and reopened

Inserted videos don't play in powerpoint after file is closed and reopened. They play when first inserted, but then once the presentation is closed and then reopened, the videos don't play. They aren'...
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Slideshow with automatic update

A slideshow that displays lists, taken from a spreadsheet, is to be run the whole day, looping continuously. Whenever the data in that spreadsheet changes, the slideshow should pick these changes up ...