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PowerPoint fonts not listed under Windows

Some fonts - Avenir Next among them - are what Microsoft calls “Cloud fonts” and are (nominally) only available to Office applications. The actual font files are downloaded from the cloud when you ...
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how can i do this simple line animation?

I'm no expert, but believe you can achieve this with Draw IO as seen here below. Use the web-app to create your diagram, or for now just make a simple flow animation connector arrow as a mere test. ...
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Why does the keyword metadata not display in Acrobat Reader, but does in other readers?

If we ask cpdf to show the info, you can see both the old-fashioned metadata, and the new-style XMP metadata. $ cpdf synthèse_etude_canaux_communication.pdf -info Title: Etude les canaux de ...
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Way to improve MS PowerPoint Export image quality without editing registry?

Perhaps too late for your need, but might help other users. If you need to export a high quality image that is in your powerpoint: In the file explorer rename your .pptx file to .zip Open/extract the ...
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Best way to export PowerPoint slides into PNGs with different resolutions?

[In case non-Superusers (like me) get here, this is easy; see appended below] Based on the answer above provided by Steve Rindsberg (Thank you so much!!!), the following code creates individual PNGs ...
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PowerPoint template is unchangeable

They are static parts of added to the Slide Master layout. If you go to View and choose the Slide Master under the Master Views group, you can edit those elements (and then switch back to regular view ...
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How to search for a text string in a ppsx file?

To edit (and therefore be able to use Find in it) a PPSX (PowerPoint Slideshow) you can first open the PowerPoint program, and from within the program open the file (File > Open and choose the PPSX ...
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How to modify internal XML of PPTX files without corrupting them?

Instead of zipping the folder again, try editing the .zip file directly with any tool that can do it, e.g. 7-zip (right click on file -> Edit). Note that you need to close the editor fully in order ...
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How to convert multiple embedded PNGs to JPEGs in Powerpoint file? - Filter PNGs by size

Without testing it myself, I think that changing in the PowerShell script the following line : $zip.Entries | ? {$_.FullName -like 'ppt/media/*.png'} | % { to this : $zip.Entries | ? {$_.FullName -...
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Powerpoint - switch font weight to bold instead using faux bold; then apply to single characters

I'm not sure if I'm overlooking something here, but it seems that you are comparing two different scenarios. In the old document, you are making single words bold outside of the Master and in the new ...
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Transparency shows as color when image is inserted in presentation

I downloaded your image, and the following are my findings from an examination based on this PhotoShop method. This has shown that the "transparent" background is not completely transparent. ...
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PowerPoint screen recorder not recording internal audio and just recording Microphone sound

Use a software sound I/O "patch-board", such as VB-Cable or an alternative, such as JACK Audio Connection. In essence, after installation, you would configure multiple sources, such as ...
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Figure created in PowerPoint looks differently in a PDF file

Interesting Case there is a zoom level at which the "ghosts" disappear, here it is 250% In Acrobat (depending on settings) they are not there at 100% but are at even 400% The cause is a ...
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Powerpoint Morph slide transition handles images on same slide differently

Thanks for the link. PowerPoint is odd about what it considers identical shape names and that seems to be what's causing this problem. There's a way of forcing it to accept two shapes as being the ...
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MS Powerpoint: Microsoft Office has identified a potential security concern error (and how it works with Trust Center)

Based on the information you provided, it is possible that the folder you added to the Trust Center may not be a "trusted location" for Microsoft Office applications. Even if you added the ...
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Powerpoint's eyedropper all of a sudden returning inverted (or, at any rate, wrong) colors

I've had the same issue for months and just got lucky stumbling upon a solution: Click Windows Key + Plus symbol to open the Windows Magnifier app (or go to the search bar and search "Magnifier&...
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Powerpoint's eyedropper all of a sudden returning inverted (or, at any rate, wrong) colors

I have the same problem. I'm sure it's a PowerPoint bug. I didn't realize it was an inverted color, so thanks for pointing that out. Let's hope Microsoft fixes this soon. In the meantime, ChatGPT ...
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When using "Rehearse Timings" in Powerpoint, is there a way to back up without having the timer reset?

If you want to reuse a slide again in a Slide Slow, the proper way to do that is by configuring a Custom Slide Show (which allows you to reuse/replay a slide in any place you want). Click Custom Slide ...
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Convert .png images into a .ppt presentation on Linux?

You can create a Markdown file with all the slides, and then use Pandoc to convert it to a PowerPoint file. Here's example Markdown: ![](image1.png) --- ![](image2.png) --- ![](image3.png) And ...
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PowerPoint export to pdf removes bold

I had the same problem using the font Urbanist. The solution for me was to install the static regular (and italic) font type and, doing so, replace the previously installed variable font types that ...
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Shortcut for adding an equation in powerpoint

Alt+N+E+I works for me in Powerpoint (Equation editor or LaTeX mode). Alt+= does work in Word but not always in Powerpoint. Perhaps depends on the keyboard you have (e.g., non-U.S.?).
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How to resize PowerPoint Objects and Text Proportionally at the same time?

Here's what I did to solve this: Group all content. Go to "Page Setup" and change the size of the slide by a factor of however much you want to scale (be sure to keep the same relative ...
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When exporting from PowerPoint to PDF, how do I increase bitmap image resolution?

Instead of Save to PDF you can print to PDF. this preserves the resolution of the images. File>Print>Choose PDF from the printer list>click printer properties and set the resolution (and ...
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Extract original PNG image from PowerPoint 2019 in full resolution?

On windows you can drop a pptx onto a cmd file or add it to sendto for right click so here we have a PptX with a high res PNG pptEX.cmd <filename> (or drag and drop or send to this cmd, you can ...
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How to make a powerpoint animation that undoes/reverses a previous move and scale animation?

Animate object back and forth in PowerPoint. Select the object and add a motion path animation. (Optional: Add other animations to other objects.) Select the original object and add a second motion ...
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Skip animations on current slide in PowerPoint

I know this is a old post, but I reply anyways: In the newer versions of Powerpoint you can either Click and drag the desired (link-)slide in the left menu (the canvas menu), into the slide where you ...
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How can I add additional connector (glue) points to a shape in word or powerpoint?

The "Add Point" super sucks, never use it. Just: create a tiny circle. Bring it to the front. adjust its transparancy to 90%. group two shapes together.
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