By default, whenever you launch either Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, the program greets you with a list of pre-configured document templates so that you can select and start working on a document right away. This feature can be helpful if you often use these templates. However, if you always start with a blank document, it […]
For many reasons, you might find you need to recover an older version of a Word document, spreadsheet, or document created online. If you find that a hacker has locked your file using a virus or if you have accidently deleted important sections of your document, knowing how to locate a previous version of a […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.