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by Geetesh Bajaj, December 25th 2012
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Season's Greetings from Indezine

Season's Greetings from Indezine We have plenty of new content in this issue -- scroll down to find the content.

And we wish you enjoy Christmas, the holidays, New Year and all the festivities that this season brings forth -- take a look at our Season's Greetings card we made entirely inside PowerPoint!

Also download a copy of the card as a PowerPoint presentation here!

Notes Shapes for PowerPoint

Notes Shapes for PowerPoint -- 01 Notes Shapes for PowerPoint -- 02
These Notes Shapes are available in several variants for you to use in your PowerPoint slides. They all have shadows and some even have folds -- the presentations you will download have complete instructions on how you will use them in your own slides! Use these notes to add some flair to your slides and make them look different from the millions of other slides created each day. Also since these notes are essentially native PowerPoint shapes, you can use all of PowerPoint's fills, lines, and effects to customize their appearance.

Both these products are dontation-ware -- you can pay $0 but we suggest you pay $5.

Download and use Notes graphics -- 01 in your slides.

Download and use Notes graphics -- 02 in your slides.

Silhouettes: City Skylines for PowerPoint

Silhouettes: City Skylines for PowerPoint Silhouettes: City Skylines for PowerPoint
These city skylines are dotted with skyscrapers -- and can add a great backdrop to your slides. Note that these can also be used as conceptual graphics. What's more -- you can easily layer up to three of the skyline silhouettes to create a more dense city graphic. In all, you get 8 variants of these skyline silhouettes in these two presentations to use in your PowerPoint slides. The presentations you will download have sample ideas on how you will use them in your own slides!

Download and use these Skyline silhouette graphics -- 01 in your slides.

Download and use these Skyline silhouette graphics -- 02 in your slides.

Brainshark Mobile Player: Conversation with Alex Salop

Alex Salop Alex Salop is director of enterprise product marketing for Brainshark, Inc. Brainshark's cloud-based software lets users create online and mobile video presentations -- using simple business tools like PowerPoint and the phone or computer microphone -- and share and track their content. Thousands of companies use Brainshark to improve the reach and results of their business communications, while dramatically reducing costs. In this conversation, Alex discusses the new Brainshark Mobile Player, which Brainshark recently announced.

Read the conversation here.

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Sign In, Sign Out, and Switch Accounts

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Sign In, Sign Out, and Switch Accounts New Office 2013 programs such as PowerPoint 2013 work with their own Accounts system -- additionally they also integrate with the Account you use to sign in within your Windows based operating system. Many options within PowerPoint show up or change depending upon which Account you are signed into -- these include your Recent Files list, your connected services, and even the interface color for your program. While these customizations show up irrespective of whether you are running PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 8 or Windows 7, the process in which you sign in and switch Accounts differs a little in both these Windows versions.

Learn how to sign out and switch Microsoft Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 8.

Learn how to sign in, sign out, and switch Microsoft Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7.

Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Pictures, Headers and Footers


Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Charts



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