The ‘Microsoft Powerpoint’ Archives
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

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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.

Posted November 11, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Copy and Paste the Style of an Object

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If you have many objects in your PowerPoint presentation that you want to have the same format, manually editing each one of them can take a lot of time. Alternatively, you can edit one object and copy the style to others in just a few clicks.

Posted November 1, 2013 by

PowerPoint: Filter Slides for Different Audiences

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If you typically create several versions of one PowerPoint presentation to target the talk to different audiences, the Custom Show feature can be very helpful.

Posted October 23, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Crop or Fit Images into Shapes

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When you edit a document, there may be times that you want to show only a small portion of an image or fit an image into a shape to suit the overall theme of the document. These tasks can be done inside your Office programs, without using any third-party software. Continue reading to find out […]

Posted October 21, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Trigger Animation When Clicking on an Object

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By default in PowerPoint, you can activate the animation of objects using a click sequence. You can, however, edit this setup and let your custom animation trigger when you click on a specific object on a slide.

Posted October 9, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Add Sound Effects to Transitions and Animations

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Much like animation, sound effects play an important role in creating a successful PowerPoint presentation. The steps in this tutorial will help you add add sound effects to your existing slides.

Posted October 4, 2013 by

Office 2013: Place Favorite Commands on a Custom Tab on the Ribbon


When using an Office program, a user may need to switch between many tabs to access their favorite commands. To be more productive and stop wasting time looking for the location of the commands, you can create your own custom tabs, and place all your desired commands there for quicker access.

Posted April 29, 2013 by

Word and PowerPoint 2013: Capture Screen and Add to Document


If you are working on a document that requires basic screen-captures, you can use a built-in feature included in both Word and PowerPoint to do the work instead of using third-party software.

Posted February 27, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Mouse-Hover to Start a Program Directly from Your Presentation

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A simple mouse-hover can be used as an effective way to launch an external application from within a PowerPoint presentation.