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Posted February 18, 2013 by

PowerPoint 2013: Open Additional Presentations with Mouse Over

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The use of mouse over hyperlinks is an effective method for those PowerPoint users who want to link multiple slide shows to a single PowerPoint presentation. This can be useful for times when you may have optional information to display. If a member of the audience asks you a specific question, simply hover over the trigger […]

Posted February 10, 2013 by

PowerPoint or Word 2013: Create 3-D Text inside Your Presentation or Document

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Adding three dimensional text to your PowerPoint presentation is a great way to attract and hold your audience’s attention.

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 February 3, 2013 by

Excel 2013: Create Sparklines to Visualize Trends

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Inserting sparklines next to your data set provides a simple way of viewing a trend for a set of data points. Sparklines are tiny, free-flowing graphs with no axis or labels.

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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 23, 2013 by

Word 2013: Change the Default Line Spacing

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For many of us authors, typography is an intensely personal and important aspect of our art. Increasing the line spacing within Word is one of the most frequent adjustments.

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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 19, 2013 by

Word: Password Protect your Document

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Some documents will contain confidential information that is for your eyes only. You probably want to keep it that way. Encrypting your document with a password is an easy way to do that. Discussed are directions for all modern versions of Word including Word 2013.

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Posted January 17, 2013 by

Word 2013: Create a Custom Page Watermark

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Adding a watermark to your final document can help to make it secure. Word Office comes preloaded with many default watermarks from which to choose. However, you can also create a custom one that either uses text or an image. This is useful if you want to insert a company logo or other personal image as your […]

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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.