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by Geetesh Bajaj, October 8th 2013

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Sticky Tape (Textured) for PowerPoint – 03

Sticky Tape (Textured) for PowerPoint These "sticky tape" graphics have textured look and are already placed in PowerPoint slides -- just copy them and paste within your slides to create a look that makes a picture, shape, or anything else appear as if it has been stuck on a surface, board, or wall with tape! These ready-made sticky tape segments are already within PowerPoint slides -- and have been provided in 10 different colors - and all colors have various transparency variations.

Download these sticky tapes, and use them in your slides

Color Swatch for PowerPoint 2003: Conversation with Jamie Garroch

Jamie Garroch Jamie Garroch, CEO of GMARK Ltd. and owner of i-present.co.uk, founded the company to provide presentation professionals with presentation software, content and training. Jamie uses a range of presentation and e-learning tools on PC and Mac from PowerPoint to Keynote, Adobe CS and iSpring for presentations and Articulate Storyline for e-learning. He also uses PowerPoint as a programming environment to create authoring automation for his company's productivity needs, custom add-ins for clients and off-the-shelf products for presentation designers. In this conversation, Jamie discusses the new Color Swatch add-in for PowerPoint 2003.

Read the conversation here

Fall Leaves Clip Arts for PowerPoint

Fall Leaves Clip Arts for PowerPoint These Fall Leaves Clip Arts for PowerPoint are ready to use clip-art graphics that you can use within your PowerPoint presentation slides. These clip art graphics are available in black and white colors -- both variations are contained within two separate sample presentations you can download. Copy the clip art graphics of your choice from the downloaded presentations, and paste them into your PowerPoint presentation slide, or you can also paste them into a Word document or an Excel worksheet. Additionally, these Fall Leaves graphics are vector shapes, so you can easily edit them within your Microsoft Office program.

Download and use these fall leaves in your slides

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Chart Data Table
Copy a bunch of Excel cells into PowerPoint or even create a table within PowerPoint itself and type in some data -- this is something that can be difficult for most audiences to comprehend because figures don't show any trends, at least no visual trends. The solution typically is to add a chart on your slide that's based on the same data so that you can compare two or more sets of values more visually and intuitively. However, there may be times when you need to show both the chart and the underlying data. To make this possible, you can use PowerPoint's Data Table option -- this way, not only you get the pictorial representation of the values, but also get to show the same values in the form of a table right below the chart.
Data Table Options
We already explored why and how you can add a Data Table to your existing PowerPoint chart. A Data Table is a tabular representation of chart data that's placed along with the chart itself. There are of course both pros and cons in using a Data Table -- the pros stem from the fact that all content is available in one place and the cons are mainly because there's very little space left on the slide when you have both a chart and a table. To combat these cons, you may want to explore some advanced options that let you format your Data Table exactly as you want.

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Drawing a Perfect Square
OK -- you want to draw a square box on your slide -- and none of the options within the Shapes gallery are called "Box" or "Square"! Yes, there's a Rectangle option but the shapes drawn using this option almost never have the same width and height. The solution may be to manually resize the Rectangle so that it has the equal proportions of a Square but that again is a long process -- don't you want something easier and quicker? The short answer must be Yes! We already showed you how to draw a perfect circle. Now, we'll show you how to draw a perfect square in PowerPoint 2013 using those same principles.
Inserting Charts
When you need to describe the relation between two or more sets of values in your presentation, charts are probably your best option. First of all, you should decide upon the chart type you require based the data you are going to present. Then, follow these steps to insert a chart on your slide in PowerPoint 2013.
Chart Styles
Making a chart look different involves so much because each chart has almost 10 or more elements that contribute to its appearance. If you start formatting all these 10 elements individually, it will take a long time to get results. And the same attributes will be difficult to apply to any other chart within the same presentation. The saviour in this case can be the amazing Chart Styles option in PowerPoint 2013. These Chart Styles include pre-defined combinations for various chart elements and include effects and layouts that can change the look of your chart completely. And, all these styles are based on Office Themes. Just a couple of clicks can make your charts look distinctive.

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Jeopardy-Like PowerPoint Template (25 Questions)

Jeopardy-Like PowerPoint Template (25 Questions)

Want to play a Jeopardy-like game using PowerPoint slides? Yes, this is absolutely doable but making PowerPoint slides with all the interactivity and layouts takes too much work. Fortunately, we have done the work for you – just download our Jeopardy-like 25 (5x5) question PowerPoint template – replace the placeholders provided for questions, answers, and categories – and you’re done! You’ll still need a real human being to track scores – and you could soon be playing this amazing game as part of a fun exercise, a training program, or even a quiz show.

This template is entirely Theme aware – change your Theme colors and fonts – and everything automatically updates. We tested this template in both Windows (2007, 2010, and 2013) and Mac (2008 and 2011) versions of PowerPoint.

Download and play your own Jeopardy-like game.

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