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Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2014: Conversation with Ellen Finkelstein

Ellen FinkelsteinEllen Finkelstein is a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP, a recognized expert, speaker, trainer, and best-selling author on PowerPoint, presentation skills, and AutoCAD. Her articles have appeared in numerous magazines, newsletters, and blogs. She just announced the 2014 incarnation of Outstanding Presentations Workshop, her webinar series that allows everyone to learn from renowned presentation experts. In this conversation, Ellen talks more about this new webinar series.

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Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Playing Custom Shows

Aug 29, 2014

Playing Custom Shows in PowerPoint 2013

After you create custom slide shows, you will want to present them to your audience. Yes, you could access the Custom Shows dialog box, and then select a show and then choose to play it -- but that's a long process indeed. In this tutorial, we will show how you can access the same custom show more easily. And then we will also show you how you can set any custom show as the default -- this means that when you actually play your presentation in Slide Show view, only the slides within the custom show you select will be shown!

Learn how to play custom slide shows in PowerPoint 2013.


Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Apply SmartArt Styles

Aug 29, 2014

Apply SmartArt Styles in PowerPoint 2013

When colors are changed for a SmartArt graphic, the only change that happens is to the fill colors of the the individual shapes within the SmartArt. Other niceties such as outlines or effects are not altered. Rather than individually add these attributes to your SmartArt, you can use the all-inclusive SmartArt Styles option to overcome this limitation. In this tutorial, you will learn how to apply SmartArt Styles to the selected SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 2013.

Learn how to apply SmartArt Styles in PowerPoint 2013.


PresentationLand.com: Conversation with Kurt Dupont

Aug 28, 2014

Kurt DupontKurt Dupont, based out of Belgium heads PresentationPoint, a company that creates several amazing PowerPoint add-ins. After his Computer Science studies, Kurt started with Andersen Consulting (Accenture nowadays) in Brussels. After 3 years he moved to the Brussels Airport Terminal Company that runs the Brussels airport - this last placement inspired the start-up of Take-off (now known as PresentationPoint) in 1998. In this conversation, Kurt discusses PresentationLand.com, a new site that showcases PresentationPoint products.

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Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Finding Length of a Diagonal Line

Aug 28, 2014

Change a Diagonal Line to a Horizontal / Vertical Line

Sometimes, when you draw a line in PowerPoint that is slanted or sloped, you may thereafter want to know the length of your line. Believe it or not, there is no option to do this within the program. Unless you go and revisit your school geometry class!

Learn how to find out the length of a slanted (diagonal) line in PowerPoint 2013.


Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Changing Fill, Line, and Effects for Shapes within SmartArt

Aug 28, 2014

Changing Fill, Line, and Effects for Shapes within SmartArt

After inserting a SmartArt graphic in your slide, you can change the color for the entire SmartArt graphic -- this applies new colors to the entire SmartArt graphic including the various shapes it contains. However there may be times when you want one of the shapes to be colored differently -- in this tutorial we'll explore the fill, line, and effect options which can be applied to individual shapes within a SmartArt graphic in PowerPoint 2013.

Learn about fill, line, and effect options for shapes within SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 2013.

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