The ‘Microsoft Powerpoint’ Archives
Posted February 6, 2014 by

PowerPoint: Create a Custom Motion Path

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Even though PowerPoint comes with many predefined animations to help you enhance your presentation, there may be times that you need to create and apply your own animation to objects to deliver your message to the viewer successfully. Follow the steps in this tutorial to create a custom path.

Posted December 18, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Change Animation Direction

powerpoint change animation feature

When you apply an animation to an object in PowerPoint, the animation is set to move in a specific direction. Sometimes, the predefined direction may not be suitable for your presentation. Luckily, it is possible to change the direction of any animation in PowerPoint.

Posted December 16, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Apply a Background to All Slides at Once

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Editing PowerPoint slides to make them look uniform can take a lot of time, especially for a large presentation. If you want all of your slides to have the same background, the following tutorial will help you accomplish this in just a few clicks, saving you a lot of editing time.

Posted December 5, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Rotate Pie Chart

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By default in PowerPoint, pie charts are rotated to a fixed degree. Fortunately, you can always rotate a pie chart so that it faces the direction you want. This also allows you to design your pie chart more easily.

Posted December 3, 2013 by

Office: Display Data Labels in a Pie Chart

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When you insert a pie chart in an Office program, you may notice that the data labels are missing from the chart. The missing data makes it tricky to identify which slice of the chart has the biggest proportion. Luckily, it is possible to show the data labels on the chart. This will work in […]

Posted November 30, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Animate or Edit Multiple Objects at Once

animated powerpoint loop

If you want to animate or edit multiple objects in your presentation and display them at the same time on screen, you should group the objects together to animate all of them easily in one go, instead of repeating the steps for each object.

Posted November 26, 2013 by

How Do I Change or Recolor Objects in PowerPoint?

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If you find a suitable object for your presentation but its color does not match the theme of your slides, you can recolor the object directly inside PowerPoint without using any third-party program.

Posted November 24, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Save or Extract Original Pictures from Edited Versions

powerpoint images feature

A common issue when you save edited images from a PowerPoint presentation is that the program actually saves the edited version, not the original one. This problem may make editing the image the way you want nearly impossible. Luckily, PowerPoint offers a feature that allows you to extract original pictures from slides easily.

Posted November 22, 2013 by

How Do I Launch a Program from PowerPoint?

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If your PowerPoint presentation a requires software demonstration on screen, it would be very convenient to be able to launch the software directly from your slides. This tutorial will show you how.

Posted November 19, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Snap Objects to Grid

powerpoint grid feature

By default in PowerPoint, you can freely place objects in a slide. This configuration may make it harder to place objects precisely, even with the help of rulers and guides. Luckily, it is possible to arrange objects in a line by snapping them to a visual grid.