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

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How can I get presenter view when recording my PowerPoint presentation?

I am rehearsing towards a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 on a Win8.1 machine using dual monitors (one for the slides, and one for my notes using presenter view) . I would like to record ...
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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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prezi like presentations 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to insert songs that have been converted from M4 files to MP3

I have Powerpoint 2007 and I have convertred my iTunes from the M4 file to an MP3 but I still can't inset the song into the presentation.
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Inserted videos don't play in PowerPoint for Mac after file has been closed and reopened

I can successfully load a video clip into a PowerPoint slide, but after I save, close and reopen the file, only the opening image of the video appears with no way to play it. The Play/pause bar ...
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save as PDF produces blank pages in MS Office Powerpoint

I am using Microsoft PowerPoint to save a file as a PDF. Two weeks ago this stopped working properly. The generated PDF has the proper slide format but contains no content. How can I fix this?
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Video format/codec for PowerPoint 2007?

I would like to add video files to PowerPoint 2007 slides (on PC). 1) Which codec should I use for maximum quality? 1b) Does this depend on computer-specific installed plugins/codecs? 2) Is there ...
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How can I change the default font size that is set on charts in a PowerPoint template?

As the title says I'm interested in knowing how I can change the default font size that is set on charts in a specific PowerPoint template. I'm not interested in using chart-templates for this, since ...
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How to time slides by narration in PowerPoint 2010 for Mac?

I have integrated audio in each slide that narrates the slide. At the end of the audio, I want the slides to automatically transition to the next slide. How do I set this up?
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Can you work on a read-only master and a new slide in the same window?

I have a program limitations question regarding PowerPoint for PC: Imagine two slides, one a read-only master, and one a new slide, cascaded. Now imagine that the user wants to have that master, and ...
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Is there a simple Flash applet that just displays video coming from a local webcam?

I'm looking to display a live webcam feed in a PowerPoint presentation in the most portable way possible (I can't install anything on the PC). It seems the easiest way to do this would be to embed a ...
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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 print power point files with animation?

My power point file has animation on one slide that when printed will be a "mess". Is there a way to print the slides in which each step of the animations are printed into 1 slide?
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Powerpoint Excel Slideshow

Wondering if anyone has an idea of how to do this. A client of mine has a slideshow setup, on a continuously running screen, pulling in an excel sheet and updating it on every refresh to manage job ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...