When demonstrating family relationships within a presentation or document, creating a pedigree chart is extremely effective.
Sometimes, when you send a document, presentation, or spreadsheet, users with prior Office versions can often have problems opening and viewing it. These issues can be resolved by saving the file in an older format.
When you create a presentation through PowerPoint, there will be times that you want to play an audio file during a specific range of slides. Although it is possible, this option is hidden from the Audio Tool in the ribbon. This tutorial will show you how to access this advanced feature.
With PowerPoint 2013, one of the most noticeable design tool upgrades is that users can now merge two or more shapes together. This allows you to form custom shapes which cannot be made by simply editing the shape points.
Previous versions of Office programs would typically start with a blank document. However, programs in Office 2013 suit load up from a Start screen instead. Many users will not like this feature and want to open directly to a blank document. By following these steps, you can disable the Start screen from applications within the [...]
Although Powerpoint has a vast shape library, there may be times you need to add a custom shape to a presentation that cannot be found in the program. Fortunately, Powerpoint offers an easy solution to help users modify existing shapes to suit their needs.
The account that you use to log in to your Windows 8 system will be used as the default account in Microsoft Office 2013 products. However, when you work on multiple projects, you may be required to log in to different accounts to access and save documents. This tutorial will show you how to add [...]
In Office 2013 whenever you save a new document using the Ctrl + S shortcut, the program will open the Backstage view and ask if you want to save the file to Skydrive or to the computer hard drive. If you always save your files to the computer, you can configure the applications to skip [...]
The splash screen can be helpful when showing you what add-ons are being loaded or displaying file locations. In other cases such as the Microsoft Office applications, the splash screen is just annoying. If you would rather not have to see the Word, Excel, PowerPoint or OneNote splash screen each time you run the application, [...]
You can use PowerPoint to create a photo album to display your photographs and pictures. PowerPoint makes it easy for you to insert pictures and customize them by applying themes and using special layout options. You can also change the appearance of a picture in the photo album by adjusting rotation, contrast, and brightness. As [...]