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PowerPoint Concept Slides: Three Petals Circle

PowerPoint Concept Slides: Three Petals CircleThese Three Petals Circle graphics are part of our Petal Circles series that add stylized tips to your circle shapes. These two tip styles: Rounded and Pointed make your circles look different from conventional segmented circle graphics. They also break the monotony of text heavy slides, and help you explain concepts better to your audiences. Using these circle shapes also convinces your audiences that you care enough about them to make the slides look appealing and comprehensible. What's more, these shapes are also so much fun to use!

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Learn PowerPoint 2010 for Windows: Slide Masters

Duplicate Slide Masters
Duplicating a Slide Master is a little different than adding a new Slide Master from scratch. And it's a smart option because you don't have to make the same changes all over again -- let's explain this with a scenario.

Applying Slide Masters to Individual Slides
We already showed you how you can add a new Slide Master to your presentation -- and yes, you can make that task even easier by possibly duplicating the existing Slide Master. You can then format it to change its look by applying a Background Style, add a custom background, add new Slide Layouts, etc.

Changing Location of Slide Numbers
Insert Slide Numbers on your slides, and you may discover that the location of the Slide Number changes depending upon the active Theme of your slides. With some Themes, the Slide Number may be placed at the bottom right -- with other Themes, it may be located at the top right, or even the bottom center.

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Interface and Basics

Working with Custom Groups in Ribbon Tabs
All Ribbon tabs in PowerPoint 2013 may have any number of buttons that represent commands but they are not scattered all over the tab area. In fact all of them are neatly arranged together in Groups.

Reordering and Removing Ribbon Tabs
PowerPoint 2013 sports the Ribbon, which is tabbed -- each of these tabs contains a set of commands. By default, PowerPoint contains eight such tabs. These eight Ribbon tabs can be customized -- and you can indeed add a new Ribbon tab as well.

Valentine's Day Goodies

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Valentine templates, embellishments, presentations, Scrapbook backgrounds and many more goodies for download

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Chart Axes

Add Secondary Value Axis to Charts
Sometimes just one Value axis is not enough! Of course that observation is only true if your data demands a second axis. Our example data for this tutorial pertains to the average temperature and rainfall in London across the 12 calendar months of a year.

Reposition and Hide Axis Labels
Do you like the default locations where PowerPoint places your axes' labels? Yes, we do believe that the defaults do work best most of the time because audiences expect these labels to exist at these familiar locations..

PowerPoint Heaven eConvention 2012: Conversation with Shawn Toh

Shawn TohShawn Toh is a Microsoft MVP for PowerPoint (Most Valuable Professional) and a certified Microsoft Office Specialist. Shawn is based out of Singapore, and runs the PowerPoint Heaven site. In this discussion, Shawn discusses the PowerPoint Heaven eConvention 2012.

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Evolution of Business Presentation Technology: Conversation with Jim Confalone

Jim ConfaloneJim Confalone is a partner and creative director with ProPoint Graphics and is responsible for production operations. In this conversation, Jim talks about ProPoint's Evolution of Business Presentation Technology graphic.

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A Dozen Ways To Be A Confident Speaker

Sandra SchriftIn today's environment, it is important that you are confident and comfortable in front of your audience. And while many speakers believe that being confident is difficult, it need to be! In fact, here are a dozen ways to be a confident speaker.

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Planning Makes Presentations Effective

Dan DavenportLarge and small companies today express themselves in many ways, including presentations. Sometimes well, sometimes not. The best way to make sure ideas are understood is to organize goals and thoughts before attempting to create a presentation. As any good builder would tell you, you need good plans to create a good home. A simple process helps you get your presentation started off right.

Read more in this post by Dan Davenport.

Add to Circles
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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