by Geetesh Bajaj, December 4th 2012
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Indezine Christmas PowerPoint Kit

Christmas PowerPoint Kit The Indezine Christmas Kit is a self-contained set of slides and other goodies that provides you with everything you need to create Christmas picture slides within PowerPoint. This kit contains a Christmas PowerPoint Theme, a star font, some silhouette pictures, scrapbook style embellishments, some textures, and even a few sample slides to get you started. Use this kit as a starting point to create your own picture slides! Then you can email your creations, or share them as a movie clip using PowerPoint's Create a Video option. You can also upload the presentation to online sharing sites.

Download and use this Christmas PowerPoint Kit

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Office Background

Office Background

Besides many other new features, PowerPoint 2013's most noticeable cosmetic change is its user interface. Additionally, PowerPoint 2013 (and all other applications of Office 2013) now introduces the concept of "Office Background", which essentially is the small image strips visible on the top right area of the program interface. Looks like PowerPoint just got tattooed?

Learn how to change the Office Background in PowerPoint 2013

See Also: Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Changing Interface Color

Handmade Slides: Pushpins for PowerPoint -- 02

Handmade Slides: Pushpins for PowerPoint You have used and seen real pushpins on notice boards -- now use these pushpin graphics to create the same look on your slides! The presentation you will download includes "pushpin" graphics that can be used within your slides to create a look that makes a picture, shape, or anything else appear as if it has been pushed onto a surface, board, or wall with a pin! These ready-made pushpins have been provided in five colors. Just copy them and paste them on the pictures in your presentation.

Download and use these pushpins in your slides

PowerPoint 2013: Conversation with Ric Bretschneider

Ric BretschneiderRic Bretschneider spent over 16 years on the Microsoft PowerPoint team building features within the product. Ric founded the San Jose, CA branch of the Pecha Kucha presentation event, and can occasionally be heard on his Presentations Roundtable podcast, promoting excellence in design and technique through interviews of industry professionals. His blog offers thoughts on presenting and other important subjects. In this conversation, Ric discusses the new PowerPoint 2013.

Read the conversation here

SlideDog: Conversation with Dag Hendrik Lerdal

Dag Hendrik Lerdal Dag Hendrik Lerdal is a 29 year old entrepreneur and Software Engineer with an MSc in Communication Technology living in Trondheim, Norway. After finishing his Master's degree at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, he co-founded Preseria AS in 2008. The company develops technology and services related to planning, administration, execution and publishing of digital presentations in context of seminars, meetings and conferences. In this conversation, Dag discusses the release of his new SlideDog program.

Read the conversation here

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Pictures

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Text

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.

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