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How is a 16:9 aspect ratio Powerpoint presentation displayed on a 4:3 monitor using screen share in Zoom?

I have a Powerpoint presentation with slides in a 16:9 aspect ratio that is going to be given at a meeting over Zoom. However, there are some concerns with how Zoom will present the presentation if ...
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How can I highlight a specific part of a MS powerpoint slide by clicking an action button in another slide?

I am creating a presentation using MS Powerpoint. Is there any way that if I click an action button in one slide, I can go to other slide while a specific part of that slide is highlighted or have a ...
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Microsoft Teams: Share only part of a desktop

Presenting with Microsoft Teams: I don't like to share the whole desktop, because there are some issues (when my desktop is pretty big, people with smaller displays can't read well, chat popups come ...
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Macro to change PowerPoint Presentation slides with random background colors

Is there a macro that can change the PowerPoint slides to have random background colors? I have looked for the PowerPoint themes, but usually they have few colors scheme. I am looking for a way to ...
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Timer displaying by how much I'm ahead/behind, at each slide

A useful device to help keep one to the total alloted time of a presentation, is to keep time at the level of each slide, relative to the timing previously set for each slide. Ideally, I would like ...
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Convert PowerPoint Slides into Single Infographics

Infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present information quickly and clearly. I have PowerPoint presentation with about 8-10 slides, this ...
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Two screen desktop presentation setup with second screen not facing presenter

I have 4850+ .rtf and .doc files which I need to present arbitrarily to a group of people monthly, on a screen which I cannot see (to maximize the number of people who can see the screen, cable length ...
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Windows 10 -- Casting only part of screen

For context, I am going to be teaching a 180-person math course at a university. I use a Microsoft Surface. Here's what I would like to be able to do: I want to be able to have the Microsoft ...
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Which Windows Service is required for PowerPoint Online Presentation? [Office Presentation Service]

I need to present a PowerPoint presentation to a remote audience (without any additional software being required on the client) so I'm trying to check out PowerPoint's Online Presentation feature (...
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Controlling two PDF viewrs with a single presenter or mouse wheel

I've been living on the CLI for 5 years now. However, now and then comes a situation when I have to use other input devices. Specifically, I am planing on giving a talk (beamer latex) and the ...
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How to identify from PowerShell if an PowerPoint or LibreOffice presentation is running?

I have a PowerShell script that runs via a periodic scheduled task and throws up a notification on the screen. How can I identify if the computer is currently giving a presentation to prevent that or ...
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Add More Columns to Color Palette in PowerPoint

Can you add more color columns to the color palette (for font/highlight colors) in PowerPoint? I like the existing color palette, but it would be great, if I can pick more colors for my presentations....
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Powerpoint animation sequence based on random clicking

Ok, here's what I would like to do. The slide has a question listed at the top. The question has multiple answers below it that are initially invisible. I would like to ask the question and as people ...
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Project phone screen to a presentation slide

I feel that with the title I say everything, I would like that during a Powerpoint slide (for example) I could see the screen of my phone in the slide. Because I want to show my application during ...
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Free hand draw on LaTeX Presentations Fullscreen

I use LaTeX beamer presentation to teach students. My teaching style involves using the PDF free hand writing tool and making annotations on the presentation using a drawing tablet. The problem is ...
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Loop a selected part of a Powerpoint presentation

I want to create a stream of slide and then loop some of them in order to have a dynamic background when there are some breaks during the presentation. Any idea how can I do that? Thank you very ...
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Show the notes pane: make it the default in a PowerPoint template

The notes pane is not visible by default in PowerPoint. I observe that people are not even aware that the notes pane exists. I wonder whether it's possible to change the default state of that pane ...
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How to run PowerPoint off OneDrive in browser in loop?

I created a PowerPoint slideshow. I want it to run it on a TV screen that has a built-in web browser, auto-loop, and I also want users to be able to view it from their laptops. I currently can do ...
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Remap keycodes of Kensington presentation remote buttons

I have a Kensington presentation remote. When I activate the laser it sends the keycode for F5. I have my slides in HTML and open them with Firefox so F5 causes a refresh and returns me to the first ...
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Is it possible to run a dos application in fullscreen in Windows 10 32 bit

I need to run an old DOS program, Presentations 2.0, on a Windows 10 32bit machine. When running the executable, I get the following error: OS Subsystem C:\DosGames\PR20\PR.EXE This system does not ...
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Vido Format/Codec for "2 Channel Video"

I am just watching Lecture videos and I was wondering: Is there a video data format, that allows two different videos (synchronized) at the same Time? So for this example: One could be the lecturer ...
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How can I edit a presentation while in presentation mode?

I'm looking for a way to present to a live audience and incorporate their input into my presentation. With a "static" presentation, you have to keep taking down, editing, and then re-presenting the ...
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What is the default path for local Prezi files?

I recently had to reinstall Windows 10 on my PC. It appears that I had not saved all of my Prezi files to the cloud. I still have the old disc image and would like to find the location of the local ...
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Make LibreOffice presentation open website (hyperlink) when clicking on image?

I know I can use Insert > Hyperlink to create a text that, when clicked on, opens a website. Can also do something similar with an image? Or just any object in general? I know I can right click on ...
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change camera position in PowerPoint?

I saw a presentation some years ago and it had a nice transition between texts. It seemed that had only one slide with a big picture like this: And instead of changing slides, position of camera ...
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How to move Desktop from one display to another display in Mac OSX El Capitan

I am using a MBP with OSX El Capitan. If I need to move a window from one Desktop space to another desktop space, I just need to hold the title bar and press Ctrl + 2 to move the selected window to ...
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One mouse click, two separate and simultaneous events

Two laptops (both running same OSX). I want to click one thing (it can be a mouse button, or it can be a key, It doesn't matter), and have both computers recognize it. This would mean (if it was the ...
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Delete specific named TextBox in Powerpoint using VBA

I have a PowerPoint presentation which have about 105 slides. On each slide, there is a Text Box named TextBox4. I want to delete all these text boxes. I have tried some VBA code by Google Search. ...
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Show content in a Powerpoint slide incrementally

I have seen Powerpoint presentations where content showed up slide incrementally. i.e. Suppose there is 20 lines of content on the slide. However, when you see the slide for first time, you only see 5 ...
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Presentation software with annotation on first monitor mirrored on second?

I am looking for some slightly specific presentation software. I basically want some software (that will work with Windows 10) that will display on the first monitor some text, and give me a bunch of ...
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Good way to manage code in presentations for programming workshop

I'm currently creating a programming workshop (actually it is about OOD, but that shouldn't matter to much). I have mainly two kinds of resources: slides (HTML / reveal.js) sample projects (Java) ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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Photos and Animated .gif disappear in Open Office Impress

I use Open Office on Windows 8. When I create Presentation using Impress, I insert photos and animated .gifs. However, if I move that Impress presentation, or delete the referring photos and ...
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Office 2013 Presenter View slides

In previous versions of office in presenter view, you could look at all the slides at the bottom and scroll right to the one you needed and jump to it immediately. There doesn't seem to be anything ...
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How to create an online, self-paced training for software? [closed]

I'm training people to use a PowerPoint add-in and have created a series of videos for that purpose. I'd like to cut the videos into smaller steps and allow people to follow along the steps and "tick ...
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Presenting relationship of rows in SQL Server

I have two tables named FORM and FORMACTION. The rows in FORM represent screens in a CRM system and FORMACTION represents which FORMs lead to which. e.g. FORM ID,NAME,LNAME 1,"CustomerD","Enter ...
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How to embed longer code examples into a presentation?

I am going to hold a company presentation about a software development and programming topic, where beside the normal textual and graphical data, several source code examples should be embedded in the ...
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How to control a presentation on computer using iPad?

I am presenting something to a small audience of 50+ people. I have a projector to which I will connect my laptop. Instead of navigating the presentation (Microsoft PowerPoint) on the computer and ...
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Blur or hide screen portion during realtime presentation

I am about to present my project tomorrow. Demonstrating the project involves showing account name to certain game, as my project manipulates that games launcher. Basically, I am about to present what ...
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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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My presentation won't show on the screen

MacBook Air running 10.10. Until recently, doing presentations from my mac was easy. Turn up, plug in VGA, begin. At a recent presentation, I could see the presentation on my screen, but not on 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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How do I allow mentors to remotely show powerpoint presentations without giving them direct access?

I have several mentors that go to clients and teach them skills. They use a bunch of powerpoint presentations that they show to the clients and then leave. The problem is, we've recently acquired ...
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How to Quickly Draw Temporary Squiggles, Lines and Arrows on Desktop

During remote training sessions, instructors often draw red squiggly lines or circles on their desktop to emphasize key ideas. This helps offsite viewers better understand what an instructor is ...
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Big device for drawing and writting on it? [closed]

I'm searching for some big device (22 inch) on which can draw, write and load some presentation file. Want to replace pan and paper with some modern device. Let's say that want to make instruction of ...
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How can I use Keynote to present a PDF file?

I want to use Apple Keynote on Mac OS X to present a PDF document (which was made using Adobe InDesign). Especially the next-page-view is handy. As Keynote can only import single PDF pages, how can I ...
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Include files in Markdown document with Pandoc (except Haskell)

I use Pandoc to create Reveal.js presentations from Markdown documents, having switched to it from Google Slides. From the beginning I decided that presentations for different events and lectures are ...
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Power Point 2007 won't automatically advance to linked presentation

I'm using PPt 2007. I've successfully linked 3 PPt presentations; however, I can't advance from the last slide in, for example, presentation #1 unless I click. I would like PPt to simply advance ...
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PowerPoint 2013 only presenter view

i try to show only the presenter view (with speaker notes) and to hide the presentation view. I have read, that this would work (with only one monitor) by pressing ALT+F5, but if i have more than one ...
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Convert pdf presentation to video?

I have a weird task to convert a pdf presentation to video: that is in video slides have to change every 5 seconds or so. I'm on linux (kubuntu). It can be done with capturing the screen. Are there ...
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