The ‘Microsoft Powerpoint’ Archives
Posted February 4, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Convert Presentation to a Word Document

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Handout are a great visual aid for your audience. Creating handouts of your presentation can really help your audience stay on track and follow along. By converting your PowerPoint presentation to a Microsoft Word document, you can easily edit, print, and distribute your information.

Posted January 25, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Use Mouse Instead of Laser Pointer

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When presenting a PowerPoint project, having a pointing device to emphasize certain aspects is helpful. Keep reading to find out how you can use your mouse for this purpose.

Posted January 24, 2013 by

Office 2013: See Amount of Time Spent Editing a Document, Spreadsheet, or Presentation

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Two methods exist for determining how much time has been spent editing your file in Excel, Word, or PointPoint.

Posted January 22, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Convert Presentation (PTT) to Video

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Once a PowerPoint presentation has been perfected, you will want to convert it for sharing and distribution. Frequently this is done by exporting to video. This process creates a .wmv file which can be published online, shared through email, or played continuously.

Posted January 16, 2013 by

PowerPoint, Excel, and Word 2013: Add Effects to Images

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The reason many documents and presentations are not interesting is because of the use of boring images. Even if your images are extremely mundane, you can still attract attention to them by carefully adding effects.

Posted January 15, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Add Simple Text Animations

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The only thing worse than having to sit through a PowerPoint presentation is having to sit through a boring PowerPoint presentation. If not abused and overused, animations will assist in keeping your audience engaged.

Posted January 14, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Create a Family Tree

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When demonstrating family relationships within a presentation or document, creating a pedigree chart is extremely effective.

Posted January 12, 2013 by

Office 2013: Force Excel, Word, or Powerpoint to Save in Older Formats

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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.

Posted October 28, 2012 by

PowerPoint: Add Audio to a Range of Slides

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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.

Posted October 7, 2012 by

PowerPoint 2013: Merge Shapes Together

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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.

Posted September 30, 2012 by

Office 2013: Disable the Start Screen

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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 […]

Posted September 26, 2012 by

PowerPoint: Add Custom Shapes to a Presentation

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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.