As businesses become more global, the challenge of delivering presentations that are well understood by nonnative speakers seems monumental.

PowerPoint: Give animation a try

May 4, 2020 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Presenting online (without a webcam on you) can be daunting if you’ve only ever presented in person or in print.
Online v. in-person presentations … How does the morph transition actually work?

Loop your photos in PowerPoint

March 2, 2020 Categorized in: PowerPoint

To produce a photo loop to run in the background at a special event, presentation or exhibit booth, use the Photo Album feature in PowerPoint.
When creating a custom Slide Master, it’s good to keep an eye on the future.

PowerPoint: Clean up layouts in a template

December 3, 2019 Categorized in: PowerPoint

If you’re working with a “template” that seems to have every type of layout under the sun, but you only use a handful of them, click on the View tab in the Master Views group and choose Slide Master.

PowerPoint tips for live presentations

December 3, 2019 Categorized in: PowerPoint

PowerPoint has some clever built-in tools to help you deal with inevitable out-of-sync moments with grace and style.

Embedding workbooks in PowerPoint

September 3, 2019 Categorized in: PowerPoint

If you just copy data from Excel to PowerPoint, it will simply paste a table into PowerPoint that neither links it to the original data nor pastes an Excel object.

PowerPoint’s newest features

May 2, 2019 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Unless you keep up on the latest and greatest on each of your Office apps, you might be surprised that features we’ve wanted (or wanted to be easier) are now part of the version you’re already using!
How can I “sharpen up” a PowerPoint template? … Is there any way to animate a spinning globe precisely? … How can I apply a precise color to an object?
Save time and tweaking by creating slide masters that adjust to whatever projection situation you encounter.

Try a new transition feature in PowerPoint

December 3, 2018 Categorized in: PowerPoint

PowerPoint (Office365 and 2019) has a wonderful new feature called “Morph.”

PowerPoint peeves: 3 solutions

October 1, 2018 Categorized in: PowerPoint

Extra Slide Masters … From 4:3 to 16:9 troubles … Duplicate and overlapping decks