In addition to creating SmartArt, and including a bunch of some great variants out of the box, Microsoft also created a way for individuals and developers to create their own custom SmartArt Layout files - these new SmartArt Layouts had the file extension, GLOX -- and could be dropped into a designated folder -- and that would result in additional SmartArt graphics being available to you.
Have you tried to draw a line or a circle with just holding a pencil or marker in your hand? You'll end up with a shape that may fail you in a geometry test but it still looks human, personal, and different -- just like these organic shapes. Download and use these Jeopardy-like slides.
Learn how to switch views between multiple presentations in PowerPoint 2010.
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In PowerPoint 2013, the Slide Master influences the layout and look of all slides in your presentation. One of the changes you can make to your Slide Master is applying the Background Style so that all slide layouts and actual slides in your presentation use a different slide background. In this tutorial, we will explore how you can choose from any of the 12 available Background Styles to apply to the Slide Master.
Creating slides is just part of what you would do as part of a presentation - delivering those slides is what will make the process complete. In the same way that you need to plan how you will create slides, you must undertake a similar plan to deliver your slides. On this page, we have compiled a list of activities you should do before delivering your slides - let's call this a presentation delivery checklist.
Unlike slides which are primarily presented through a display device such as a monitor, TV screen, or projector, the Notes and Handouts in PowerPoint are essentially intended for printing. In this tutorial we will explore how you can add Headers and Footers to make your printed Notes and Handouts more professional and useful.
Rodney Saulsberry is one of the top voice-over talents in the United States, and author of the new book, Rodney Saulsberry's Tongue Twisters and Vocal Warm-Ups. For more than a decade the Detroit native and University of Michigan graduate has given voice to many successful commercial campaigns, including Toyota Camry, Alpo, Verizon, and numerous movie trailers such as, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Finding Forrester, Tupac Resurrection, Friday and Dumb & Dumberer. Rodney resides in Agoura, California. In this conversation, Rodney discusses his new book.
If your presentation has many slides, it will be easy to identify the current slide as long as you have enabled slide numbers on your slides. In PowerPoint you have to make these slide numbers visible since they don't show by default.
Flowcharts in Office 2013 for Windows / Office 2011 for Mac
There are many dedicated programs that only do flowcharts, and even Microsoft creates another program called Visio that’s more flowchart savvy than mainstream Microsoft Office programs – even then, we highly recommend that you create your flowcharts within your Office program such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint! Why do we put forth such a recommendation? That’s because Microsoft Office programs already have all the abilities and options you need to create almost any type of flowchart you need.
Handmade Slides: Using Scanned Pictures
Using pictures in your slides does not mean that you are limited to using photographs from stock photo houses. You can certainly use your own camera -- either a digital camera or even the camera built within your phone to source your own pictures. You can also look at some unconventional sources, such as a scanner. A scanner? Yes, that's a device that several of us have not used for many years now -- but if you have one of these devices attached to your computer, do consider it as a source of visual content.
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