Link to a specific PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 slide from Microsoft Word or Excel

PowerPoint Tips

Suppose you want to link from Word or Excel to Slide 2 in a PowerPoint 2003, 2007 or 2010 presentation. Hyperlinks Excel hyperlink link PowerPoint 2007 PowerPoint 2010 PowerPont 2003 slide Word

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In 2003, I Was Struck Stupid

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2003, I had that moment of clarity: I was in six-figure debt. This explains a lot.    The National University of Singapore's Social Service Research Centre conducted research on the cognitive and psychological consequences of debt. What they found was surprising.

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Home Depot, 2003 - 2004 - My Haitian Co-Workers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

2003 had been a difficult year. Both for me personally and my communications boutique. The health insurance I could still afford covered psychotherapy, with a $40 co-pay. That was the best $40 a week investment I have made in my life. At least, so far.

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Career Comeback - November 2003 to November 2017

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The major issue hovering over the allegations about sexual misconduct is: Can big-time players such as Harvey Weinstein have a comeback? The question isn't absurd. After all, Nixon Administration "dirty tricks" lawyer Chuck Colson had a roaring one. In prison, he discovered spirituality. He went on to became a prominent religious leader, who was revered when he died at age 80.

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Creating new shapes in PowerPoint 2003

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Unfortunately, you can’t do that in PowerPoint 2003 because it does not have the feature of converting a shape to points. So I started playing with the tools that PowerPoint 2003 does have to see if I could achieve the same result.

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Career Crash 2003: Breaking open to way too much choice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bottoming out has become the 21st-century success formula.    Plenty of brilliant theorist and players endorse that road increasingly traveled in this era of multiple career crashes. 

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Vow of Poverty, 2003: None too soon for Baby Boomer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given the reality of the big big money being in the past, I figure I was blessed when my communications firm tanked in 2003 [ Download Geezerguts.] 

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PowerPoint Tip: Upgrading from PowerPoint 2003 to 2007

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

One question I am struggling with is whether to load the 2007 or the 2003 version as my primary Office version. I am currently running Office 2003 as my primary version. Because my surveys show that most corporate clients are running Office 2003 and a number are running even earlier versions, like 2000. But an even bigger cost is the cost of retraining because the user interface is so different between Office 2003 and 2007.

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Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained - The 2003 Ford Escort

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  My 2003 Ford Escort had been stolen so I was walking and taking the bus.  For two weeks I had been an Accidental Green.    I was getting to like it.    No worries about my car being stolen, since that had already happened.    No worries about my car being banged during the night since there was no more car.    Gone forever was fretting about the what-next in car repairs. 

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"White-collar employment as we've known it is dead," Tom Peters, 2003

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Way back in 2003, management expert Tom Peters screamed in his book "Re-imagine!" Few could take it in.    But it was out there: The warning that those well-paying corporate jobs were disappearing.  " that "White-collar employment as we've known it is dead."  "  The reasons were a combo platter of the need for organizations to reconfigure how work is done and technology.

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Green Room Speakers: Will Ferrell's Harvard Commencement Speech

Green Room Speakers

Sunday, June 27, 2010 Will Ferrells Harvard Commencement Speech OK - So this is from 2003 and I am honestly not sure what you can learn from it, but I had to include it because it is just so funny. (I

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 63)

Manner of Speaking

Herbert Gardner (1934 - 2003) American Cartoonist, Playwright and Screenwriter. “Once you get people laughing, they’re listening and you can tell them almost anything.&# – Hebert Gardner.

Find colors for your PowerPoint color scheme (theme colors) with Adobe kuler

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, these are called the color scheme. An important first step in creating a new presentation, one not based on any previous presentation, is to decide on your colors. In PowerPoint 2007, these are called the theme colors

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Buy Microsoft Office 2007 now and get 2010 free later

PowerPoint Tips

If you’re using Office 2003, why upgrade now? If you go from 2003 to 2010, the learning curve will be huge. has an offer to help you upgrade now. You buy Office 2007 now and you can then upgrade to 2010 for free.

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My sound won’t play! Embed narration or music so you can send the PowerPoint presentation to others

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003 and 2007, you can only embed.wav (WAV) sound files. Here’s how to do so in PowerPoint 2003 and 2007: PowerPoint 2003: Choose Tools> Options and click the General tab. Here’s the procedure: In 2003, choose File> Package for CD.

2012 226

Insert a live Excel spreadsheet onto a slide

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Custom Animation. With the spreadsheet selected, choose Add Effect in 2003 and 2007. You can insert a live Excel spreadsheet onto a slide so that you can use Excel while in Slide Show view.

2012 242

PowerPoint idea: Introduce a panel of speakers

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, on the Colors and Lines tab, in the Fill section, click the Color drop-down list and choose Fill Effects. In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Custom Animation to open the Custom Animation task pane.

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Add drama with PowerPoint 2007’s shadows

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2007’s shadows are so much better than 2003’s. In this video lesson, I show you how to use all the settings. And it’s a contest with free prizes! Listen to the video! Do you prefer video lessons to text lessons? Sometimes, one if more appropriate than the other because of the content, but in general, which do you prefer?

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View 2 presentations side by side

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Window> Arrange All. Have you ever wanted to compare two PowerPoint files side-by-side? You’ve probably done it in Microsoft Word many times. You just open the two Word documents and drag one of them to the side.

2010 203

Illustrate a story on a PowerPoint slide

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show, Custom Animation. In 2003 and 2007, in the Custom Animation task pane, click Add Effect, Entrance, Appear or Fade. Stories are a powerful way to help your audience understand and relate to your message. But how do you illustrate your story?

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Creating a slide master–or two–in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, click Design on the Formatting toolbar to open the Slide Design task pane. Press Shift and click the Normal View icon at the lower-left (2003) or lower-right (2007/2010) corner of the screen to go into Slide Master view. In PowerPoint 2003, choose File> Save As.

2011 174

Create a PowerPoint handout from selected slides

PowerPoint Tips

For PowerPoint 2003 & 2007. 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005. A subscriber ask me how she could create a printed handout that contains only some of the slides in the presentation. She wanted to create a handout with 3 slides per page. Here are the steps: For PowerPoint 2010.

Create a looping ending for your PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Slide Transition. In 2003, in the Advance Slide section of the Slide Transition task pane, check Automatically After and enter a number of seconds. A reader asked me how to create a looping ending.

2012 193

How to use your remote to switch to another presentation in PowerPoint 2007 & 2010

PowerPoint Tips

If you know of a way to do this in PowerPoint 2003, please leave a comment! The options in 2003 are only Open and Edit, which don’t open the presentation in Slide Show view.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–

PowerPoint Tips is a Microsoft Office clone, pretty close to Office 2003. The interface looks pretty similar to PowerPoint 2003, although the task panes on the right are a little different. Nevertheless, if you know PowerPoint 2003, you’ll be right at home.

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Add your own sketch to a slide

PowerPoint Tips

In 2003, choose Shadow from the Picture toolbar.)

2011 201

Create a video from photos in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

This feature exists in 2003, 2007 and 2010. In 2003, choose Insert> Picture> New Photo Album.). Do you have some business photos that you would like to highlight in a presentation or post on your company’s website as a video?

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View your slide show in a smaller window so you can see another presentation or program

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Set Up Show. Sometimes you might want to display your presentation in Slide Show view in a way that doesn’t take up the entire screen. For example, let’s say that you are delivering a presentation and want to switch between applications.

2012 163

Create a radial gradient background with a highlight effect

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2003 doesn’t have a true radial gradient but you can get a similar effect by using a From Center setting in a circle. The gradients are less flexibile in 2003, too. You have to use a trick in 2003 to get a decent result. PowerPoint 2003.

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Space objects equidistant from each other

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, click Draw> Align or Distribute on the Drawing toolbar.). A common task is to space objects equidistant from each other. You might have a group of rectangles that make up a hyperlinked menu. Another common situation is a diagram with several boxes containing text.

2012 186

How to get a Photoshopped look by fading in an image

PowerPoint Tips

To remove the border, right-click the rectangle again and choose Format Shape (Format AutoShape in PowerPoint 2003). In PowerPoint 2003, On the Colors and Lines tab of the Format AutoShape dialog box, click the Line Color drop-down list and choose No Line. PowerPoint 2003.

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Slides that pop! Using the 3rd dimension on a slide–Part I: Shadows

PowerPoint Tips

A workaround for creating soft shadows in PowerPoint 2003. You probably think of slides as a 2D surface. After all, you project slides on a screen or wall. But you can make them look 3-dimensional using several techniques: Shadows. Bevels. Depth and 3D rotation.

2012 193

Slides that pop! Using the 3rd dimension on a slide–Part II: 3D rotation

PowerPoint Tips

Even PowerPoint 2003 lets you rotate objects in 3D, although the controls are not as precise. PowerPoint 2003 can do 3D too! In PowerPoint 2003, select an AutoShape and click the 3-D Style button on the Drawing toolbar at the bottom of your screen.

2012 194

Create clear, iconic illustrations in PowerPoint with (gasp!) clip art

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, choose Slide Show> Custom Animation to open the Custom Animation task pane. In PowerPoint 2003 and 2007, in the Custom Animation task pane, click Add Effect> Exit> (More Effects, if necessary)> Fade.

2012 177

Geetesh Bajaj of publishes new e-book on PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts

PowerPoint Tips

Geetesh’s new 44-page e-book, PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts , is the most complete collection of shortcuts I’ve seen for PowerPoint 2003, 2007, and 2010. Ever want to work faster in PowerPoint? Of course you do!

2012 174

Add multiple images to an existing presentation

PowerPoint Tips

How can I insert a large number of photos into an EXISTING PowerPoint 2003 presentation? I also have PowerPoint 2010 if I can insert the images using that version but I find 2003 easier. In PowerPoint 2003, choose Insert, Picture, New Photo Album.)

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Working with Speakers Bureaus, Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

Holli is an active member in the speaking industry, having served on the NSA/IASB Council since 2003, a board member for IASB 2007 through 2014 and served as the 2012/2013 IASB President.

2019 81 & partner to offer 3 products in 1

PowerPoint Tips

Covers PowerPoint 2003 and 2007. and I have partnered to offer a great joint product that contains: Green PowerPoint template package. Summer PowerPoint template package. 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know ebook. About the template packages.

2011 142

Create a theme in PowerPoint 2007 that changes colors

PowerPoint Tips

When you place AutoShapes on the slide master in PowerPoint 2003 and then change the color scheme, those AutoShapes don't change their color. Only AutoShapes that you place on a slide (as opposed to the slide master) change their color. However, in PowerPoint 2007, when you place shapes on the slide master and change the theme colors, those shapes change color. That is, if the colors of the shapes are available from the current theme colors. I'll explain what this means in a minute.)

2007 122

Using the ink pens—and I learn something new about PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint 2003 and 2007 have an extra option, Felt Tip. (I In PowerPoint 2003, you can right-click and choose Format Ink. You may know that you can draw on your slide while presenting in Slide Show view.

2010 186

Women Who Don't Have Children - Hey, Wait A Minute, How Do You Define "Children"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was even when my own life and business fell apart in 2003. For once, I'm not an outlier in my point of view. On Huffington Post , Dr. Gail Gross published an article on why women don't have children. My comment received a lot of "likes."

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Create consistent slides with layouts

PowerPoint Tips

In PowerPoint 2003, the Slide Layout task pane will open. I see lots of bad slides! One thing that I notice is that people ignore PowerPoint’s layouts. Please don’t! Layouts provide a framework for your slides so that they are all consistent: Fonts. Font sizes. Colors.

2011 195

6 steps to create a quick PowerPoint makeover

PowerPoint Tips

It creates diagrams and is much better than 2003′s diagram feature. If the presenter is using 2003, I always ungroup the SmartArt, because otherwise the person won’t be able to edit the text or shapes.

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