30 million? Is there a better number for how many people use PowerPoint? How about 1.5 billion? Read more. We also bring you Simon Morton of UK's Eyeful Presentations, who talks about presentation industry issues, standards, and trends. PowerPoint MVP and ex-Microsoftie Ric Bretschneider travels down memory lane, and shares thoughts, smells, and ideas behind the erstwhile AutoContent Wizard. And speakers at the upcoming Presentation Summit in Las Vegas talk about their sessions - we feature Echo Swinford, Julie Terberg, and Nolan Haims. Read what they say even if you won't attend the conference! Want to create your own Theme Fonts? We show you how you can do so in PowerPoint 2016, and also how you can edit existing Theme Fonts. And we also show you how you can code with XML to create custom Theme Fonts. Do you want to play around with bullet characters, even though bullets are not as popular nowadays? Why not? Go ahead and play with them! Finally, do not miss the new press releases and templates of this week.
Have you ever wanted to use animated or non animated gear graphics in your PowerPoint slides? We have just what you need -- these ready-to-use awesome gears will save you tons of time. In fact, if you need to spend an hour or two to animate them, then you will be happy to know that we have included animated variants of all gears.
Mike Parkinson (Microsoft MVP, CPP APMP Fellow) is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert and a multi-published, award-winning author. In this conversation, Mike discusses his sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2016 series.
Theme Fonts are font choices that are part of a Theme in PowerPoint or other Microsoft Office programs. Each Theme Font set has two font choices, one for the Heading fonts and another for the Body fonts. We already explored Theme Fonts in our Theme Fonts in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows tutorial. Now let us learn how to create a new custom Theme Fonts set.
Mike Parkinson (Microsoft MVP, CPP APMP Fellow) is an internationally recognized visual communication and presentation expert and a multi-published, award-winning author. He regularly contributes articles and conducts educational seminars to companies like Microsoft, Motorola, Dell, Xerox, and Lockheed Martin as well as at learning institutions, government agencies, and conferences around the world. Mike owns a design education company, Billion Dollar Graphics, a creative services firm, 24 Hour Company, and authored a successful visual communication book, Do-It-Yourself Billion Dollar Graphics. In this conversation, Mike discusses his sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2016 series.
Creating outlines for PowerPoint in various external applications lets you stay away from distractions in PowerPoint-land and concentrate on the structure of your slides rather than their appearance. Once you have the outline created, it's very easy to import it in the form of slides into PowerPoint. While this import process works the same way in all versions of PowerPoint, there are small interface changes -- in this tutorial, we'll show you how to import outlines in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.
Jon Schwabish is an economist, writer, teacher, and creator of policy-relevant data visualizations. He is considered a leading voice for clarity and accessibility in how researchers communicate their findings. His new book about presentation design and techniques, Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks, is now available for preorder. You can find out more about Jon and his work on his site, PolicyViz. In this conversation, Jon discusses his session at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2016 series.
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