by Geetesh Bajaj, September 4th 2012
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PowerPoint 2013 Interface

PowerPoint 2013 Interface Here's a quick walkthrough of the PowerPoint 2013 interface -- the PowerPoint 2013 interface is quite similar, yet somewhat different than the interface of PowerPoint 2010. The biggest change is that PowerPoint 2013's interface is primed for use also on tablets, touch-screens, and phones (other than conventional desktops). Thus, you can swipe and tap your way through a presentation -- and also make several edits without the need of a cursor.

Explore a quick walkthrough of the PowerPoint 2013 interface that reveals some new features.

PresenterMedia PowerPoint Add-in: Conversation with Art Holden

Art Holden Art Holden has been in the animation and presentation industry since 1996. He helped start Animation Factory in 1997, where he served as general manager for thirteen years. He currently lives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA and works with PresenterMedia, a media content creating company. In this conversation, Art discusses the new PowerPoint add-in from PresenterMedia that lets you search and insert visual content from within PowerPoint.

Read this exclusive conversation with Art Holden.

Keyboard Shortcuts: PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Keyboard Shortcuts: PowerPoint 2011 for Mac Have your ever used keyboard shortcuts in PowerPoint? Or are you a complete keyboard aficionado? Do you want to learn about some new shortcuts? Or do you want to know if your favorite keyboard shortcuts are documented? Here's the most comprehensive list of PowerPoint 2011 keyboard shortcuts that we know about -- how many of these do you presently use? If you discover a shortcut key not listed here, please get in touch with us through our feedback form.

Learn about keyboard shortcuts you can use in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac.

Concept Slides: Two Segment Circle

Concept Slides: Two Segment Circle    Concept Slides: Two Segment Circle
This two segmented circle can be used in your slides to explain a concept or an idea -- you can also find more similar segmented circle slides. You can use this concept circle in your presentation like a picture container. Most of these conceptual designs have been created with basic PowerPoint shapes. Also, some of them are imported from other graphic programs and converted to PowerPoint shapes. The sample presentation that you download comprises two segments within a circle as two separate slides -- one with a picture fill, and the other with just a solid color fill. Copy these slides to your PowerPoint presentation and change the fills and effects of individual segments as well as the thin donut shaped circle around the segment, using PowerPoint’s fills, lines, and effects.

People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint -- 03

People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint    People Chain Silhouettes for PowerPoint
Here's another slide set of the People Chain silhouette series. You get a People Pyramid silhouette graphic in addition to another variation of a People Chain line -- this line has alternating persons in larger and smaller sizes. This is perfect to use in scenarios where teams sourced from different organization levels are involved. You can also use these silhouette graphics in presenting scenarios where you need to create slides related to the strength of unity and diversity, multi-racial staff, international groups, etc. Once you have downloaded the sample presentation, all you have to do is copy the silhouette graphics and paste them in your slides.

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Text, Fonts, and Media Actions

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Animations and Transitions

Getting your PowerPoint tasks done quicker is just one of the benefits you will gain by using keyboard shortcuts.
Are you aware of all PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts? Want to check if your favorites have been included in this e-book, or if there are a few that can help you perform your PowerPoint tasks quicker and better? Or if you don't use keyboard shortcuts, do you want to get started?
This 56 page PDF e-book downloads quick, costs you $0 or more, and is a valuable resource. The PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts E-Book covers the last three Windows versions of PowerPoint: PowerPoint 2010, 2007, and 2003. And now, the e-book has already been updated for the new PowerPoint 2013 Consumer Preview.

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