What about PowerPoint 2016 (Windows)?
OCTOBER 11, 2015
It’s time for me to talk about PowerPoint 2016, since it’s been out for a few weeks now. Here you see the others: Dark Gray and White (which looks like PowerPoint 2013). . Tell PowerPoint what you want to do to access the right command.
Big Picture or Deep Detail? Do both with PowerPoint Zoom
MAY 16, 2017
… Powerpoint Visuals featured PowerPoint presentation technology Visual AidsSometimes in our presentations we need big-picture thinking to set vision and direction. Yet at other times, we need to deep dive and drill down into the detail. But what if we need to do both ?
Create a quiz in PowerPoint
JANUARY 31, 2015
Did you know that you can create a quiz in PowerPoint? You can create a simple quiz in PowerPoint using just hyperlinks. In the task pane or dialog box (depending on your version of PowerPoint), make the shape 100% transparent. You can uses PowerPoint Mix to create quizzes, too.
Five Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do
MARCH 30, 2017
PowerPoint has come a long way since the days of bullets and text, but how many people actually realise just how much is possible with this most widely used presentation software?
Inserting icons in PowerPoint 365
APRIL 28, 2017
If you have PowerPoint 365, by now you should have a major new feature, icons. Icons are vector files, just like PowerPoint drawing objects are, so you can resize them and they never get pixelated — unlike bitmap images such as JPGs and PNGs. Do you have PowerPoint 365?
2 PowerPoint 2013 secrets
MAY 14, 2013
I just gave a webinar on upgrading to PowerPoint 2013, explaining all the new features and how to use them. In PowerPoint 2010 and earlier, when you chose Insert > Clip Art, you could specify that you wanted only photographs. Do you have any secret PowerPoint 2013 tips?
2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE
MARCH 22, 2016
A PowerPoint PPTX file is what you use most of the time for your presentations. Compatibility issues: Your viewers might not have PowerPoint! The recipients of your EXE presentation will be able to view it with or without PowerPoint installed on their computer. Launch PowerPoint.
Why My Clients Will Pay $2000/hour for PowerPoint
OCTOBER 9, 2016
Here, Nolan gives some tips he’s learned from personal experience about summing up an hourly rate by value, rather than time. … Powerpoint Software PowerPoint Practice presentation technology
Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons
JANUARY 17, 2015
PowerPoint Mix is a new PowerPoint add-on by Microsoft, now in beta (not finalized). What is PowerPoint Mix? PowerPoint Mix is a PowerPoint-based tool for creating interactive online lessons. Now you’ll be out of PowerPoint.
Timesaving PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts using Shift and Ctrl
JANUARY 10, 2017
Like all software, PowerPoint has keyboard shortcuts — in fact a lot more than I will cover here. The Shift and Ctrl keys are especially useful in PowerPoint, so here are my favorite PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.
PowerPoint on an Android phone
JUNE 27, 2015
Microsoft recently made PowerPoint (and Word and Excel) available as an Android phone app. PowerPoint on an Android phone–is that crazy or great? All in all, I think that PowerPoint for Android is quite good, although I’d love to see more features in it.
Look Effortlessly Expert as you Present with PowerPoint
APRIL 27, 2017
… Powerpoint Tips & Techniques featured PowerPoint Practice preparation Presentation Tips Visual AidsMost speakers want to look effortlessly in control when they speak: in control of their subject, their nerves and their technology.
Worst PowerPoint slide contest
JULY 7, 2011
Here's a "worst PowerPoint" contest that will give you a giggle. Fun Stuff PowerPointAnd the grand prize goes to. The rest are pretty bad, too. What do you think? Have you seen worse?
Video tutorial: Create a theme in PowerPoint from scratch
JUNE 22, 2015
Here’s a video of a session from Power Pointers Quarter Hour that shows the process of how to create a theme in PowerPoint — similar to one that I often use. PowerPoint crashed during the session, but I was able to successfully complete the tutorial.
Hilarious PowerPoint Wisdom
Manner of Speaking
NOVEMBER 16, 2010
But before watching it, stop for a moment and try to recall all the horrible PowerPoint presentations which you have had to endure. Tags: Humour PowerPoint Comedian comedy Delivery Don McMillan humor Keynote Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Slide Presentations standup comedy It’s been said that there is a great deal of truth in humour and the video clip below is a perfect case in point. It is from a comedy skit delivered by Don McMillan.
Using PowerPoint with a touch screen — on a tablet
DECEMBER 17, 2013
I’ve been spending time working in PowerPoint on the Surface. This was my first experience using PowerPoint on a touch screen and it took a little getting used to. Have you used a touch interface with PowerPoint? PowerPoint Tips Review Surface tablet touch
How to create a poster in PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint 2010
JUNE 3, 2012
Many people use Microsoft Word for this purpose, but PowerPoint offers more graphic features and greater flexibility in placing your text and images. Let’s create a couple of posters in PowerPoint 2007 or 2010. Press Ctrl + D again and PowerPoint remembers your spacing!
Create a screenshot and screen recording in PowerPoint
OCTOBER 19, 2015
In PowerPoint 2010 and later, you can take screenshots from within PowerPoint. PowerPoint 2016 introduced the ability to take screen recordings and that feature has been added to PowerPoint 2013 as well.
Prezi in PowerPoint? It’s called pptPlex!
JULY 29, 2013
I tested pptPlex in PowerPoint 2013. But when I opened PowerPoint 2007 and 2010, I saw that pptPlex was there, too! You need to start by creating some slides using PowerPoint’s regular tools. In PowerPoint 2007, there is no section feature, so it’s part of pptPlex.
Create training courses with screenshots within PowerPoint
JANUARY 20, 2013
Often, these screenshots end up in PowerPoint, which is used as the basis for an online course or self-running presentations. In PowerPoint 2010, you can create these screenshots within PowerPoint. Screenshots are a staple of training courses, especially computer-related ones.
Free PowerPoint alternatives–Google Docs
MARCH 28, 2011
Google Docs is probably the most commonly-used free PowerPoint alternative. You can download the presentation in PowerPoint format (.ppt), From within the presentation, choose File> Download As> PowerPoint. Resources free PowerPoint alternatives Google Docs
Free PowerPoint alternatives–Microsoft Office Web Apps
MARCH 15, 2011
PowerPoint is the standard for slide show software, but what if you can’t afford it? There are many free PowerPoint alternatives available either as a download or as a web-based service. PowerPoint Online (part of Microsoft Office Web Apps). Step 2: Open PowerPoint.
Save PowerPoint customizations for the Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon
JULY 14, 2015
I explain how to customize the Quick Access Toolbar in “Work Faster in PowerPoint.” ” And I explain how to customize the ribbon in “Customize the PowerPoint interface.” Do you do PowerPoint training like I do?
Create a checklist graphic in PowerPoint
JUNE 22, 2014
For more information on creating equidistant objects, see my post, “ 3 ways to make objects equidistant in PowerPoint.” Get my free ebook "From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint."
PowerPoint Presentation Do’s and Don’ts
Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing
MAY 14, 2016
Practical Tips for Creating Persuasive PowerPoint Presentations On 22nd May 2016 it will be PowerPoint's 26th birthday! This article will help you create better PowerPoint Presentations.
How to make a good PowerPoint presentation
Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing
JUNE 25, 2013
Why do you think so many people still ask me to tell them how to make a good PowerPoint presentation? Surely by now everyone would have worked out that the typical corporate PowerPoint Presentations don’t work!
Back to the Future: Slides Before PowerPoint
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Before there was PowerPoint, there were slides. The following collection of slides was created for IBM over thirty years ago, before PowerPoint was even a glint in Microsoft’s eye. Let’s do ‘em proud by appreciating PowerPoint as an incredible tool, and using it like they would.
PowerPoint Surgery: Tips to create presentation slides that make your message stick, not suck -- Guest post by Lee Jackson
MARCH 28, 2014
There are 300 million PowerPoint users in the world and it''s estimated that there are a million presentations happening right now. This article is an excerpt from Lee''s book " PowerPoint Surgery: How to create presentation slides that make your message stick ," available from Amazon.
Customize the PowerPoint interface
OCTOBER 29, 2014
Your work in PowerPoint can go faster and easier if you customize the interface so that you don’t have to click so many times to find commands that you use often. Many power users have a Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) that stretches across the entire PowerPoint window.
Create a table from Excel data in PowerPoint
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
Copy into a PowerPoint table. PowerPoint’s tables offer you lots of options for design and layout. Then return to PowerPoint and complete the dialog box. For a video tutorial on creating a table, see my earlier post, Create a table in PowerPoint.
How many uses for PowerPoint can you think of? (my 500th post!)
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Most people think of PowerPoint as a visual aid for a live presentation. But there are so many other ways that people use PowerPoint. The post How many uses for PowerPoint can you think of? (my appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. PowerPoint Tips uses for PowerPoint
Create a table in PowerPoint
JANUARY 11, 2013
Here’s a simple video tutorial, showing you how to create a table in PowerPoint 2010. It’s 3-1/2 minutes. You might want to click the Fullscreen button at the lower-right corner of the video player.
4 steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides
JULY 18, 2016
You can create great videos using PowerPoint! Here are the basic steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides: 1. Here are the steps: Go to the Insert tab, Audio, Audio on my PC (the exact labels vary depending on your version of PowerPoint).
How To Create a Long Shadow effect for PowerPoint Icons
MAY 4, 2015
One of the most popular techniques in PowerPoint for decorating presentations and content is the usage of Professional PowerPoint Flat Icons in order to enhance the visual message. PowerPoint Icons. Open the selected template that contains the PowerPoint Icon you will edit.
150+ Free PowerPoint Slides to Make Great Visually Appealing Presentations
AUGUST 30, 2015
As our content catalog has grown, we have started to publish free PowerPoint slides every new week. Reusing our 100% editable PowerPoint diagrams and slides can help to save many hours of work per week while you can produce visually appealing presentations. Free SWOT PowerPoint Slides.
How to zoom into a slide and choose another slide in Slide Show view–PowerPoint 2013
NOVEMBER 16, 2014
PowerPoint 2013 has a couple of new features for Slide Show view that let you: Zoom into a slide so you can see an area of the slide close up. Get my free ebook "From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint." The post How to zoom into a slide and choose another slide in Slide Show view–PowerPoint 2013 appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Delivery pan PowerPoint 2013 slide show view zoom
Review of PowerPoint 2013–the beta of the next version of PowerPoint
JULY 23, 2012
Everyone can now see what the next version of PowerPoint– Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 – will look like. There are lots of changes, but nothing big–at least not if you’re focusing only on PowerPoint itself. PowerPoint is burnt orange.
Show the current time on your PowerPoint slides
MAY 4, 2014
Get my free ebook "From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint." The post Show the current time on your PowerPoint slides appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog.
30 Helpful Tips for Using PowerPoint
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
PowerPoint is a powerful tool. The post 30 Helpful Tips for Using PowerPoint appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. PowerPoint Tips In fact, it has many features that can help your presentation clear and effective.
Yes, you can present without PowerPoint
MAY 21, 2010
Here’s an excellent example of a talk without PowerPoint, from the TED.com series. Tags: Delivery Resource flip chart PowerPoint TED This is Simon Sinek speaking on “How great leaders inspire action. He uses a flip chart and draws on it as he talks.