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by Geetesh Bajaj, December 23, 2014

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Christmas PowerPoint Kit from Indezine

Christmas PowerPoint Kit from IndezineThe 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. 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.

Download this kit and create your own Christmas slides

Christmas Animated PowerPoint Slides

Christmas Animated PowerPoint SlidesTwo animated Christmas PowerPoint presentations are included within this download. The first presentation is available in two color variations: white and black. And the second presentation is available in seven color variations: grey, khaki, midnight blue, peach, plum, royal blue, and teal. Go ahead and download these and use these as you want -- retaining credit for these slides is something we will appreciate!

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SlideShark's PDF Support: Conversation with Gerry Praysman

Gerry PraysmanGerry Praysman is product marketing manager for Brainshark, Inc. Brainshark's sales enablement solutions help companies drive greater revenue through faster training, increased demand and more successful sales conversations. With Brainshark, users can turn static content, such as PowerPoint documents, into online and mobile video presentations. Brainshark also powers SlideShark, the award-winning app for showing, sharing and tracking mobile sales presentations. Thousands of companies use Brainshark to improve the reach and results of their communications, while dramatically reducing costs. In this conversation, Gerry discusses SlideShark's newly announced support for PDF documents.

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Hanukkah Clip Arts for PowerPoint

Hanukkah Clip Arts for PowerPointHere is a collection of ready to use Hanukkah clip-art graphics for PowerPoint that you can use within your presentation slides. These editable clip-art graphics are perfect for the festive season. These graphics are available in both black and white and are contained within two separate sample presentations you can download. Just copy the clip art graphic you like and paste into another PowerPoint slide, or even a Word document or Excel worksheet.

Download and use these graphics in your slides

Star of David Clip Arts for PowerPoint

Star of David Clip Arts for PowerPointHere are some Star of David clip art graphics for PowerPoint, perfect for the festive season. We provide you with 4 typical graphics in a silhouette style. These graphics are available in both black and white and are contained within two separate sample presentations you download. Just copy the clip art graphics of your choice and paste them into another PowerPoint slide, or even a Word document or Excel worksheet.

Download and use these Star of David Clip Arts in your slides

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Proofing

Add and Remove Proofing Dictionaries for Foreign Languages
PowerPoint includes proofing tools (spelling dictionaries, thesauri, and grammar rules) for more than one language. If you use English as your main language, then Spanish and French dictionaries may be already installed -- this enables you to spell check Spanish and French words. Want to know which languages are available for proofing for your version of PowerPoint?

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Text Box

Move Text Boxes on a Slide
This tutorial is about moving text boxes rather than text placeholders. Typically text placeholders for regular text content or even slide titles are located in the same position on successive slides -- so if you really do need to move a text placeholder, do it within the Slide Master so that this change of position happens on all slides, providing a consistent look to your presentation. This will also prevent you from repeatedly moving the placeholders on each and every slide on your presentation.
Reposition Text Boxes Accurately on a Slide
Sometimes you want your text box to be placed in an exact position on your slide. Yes, you can select a text box and move it around by dragging it with your mouse, and then let it go wherever you want it placed. However, for all practical reasons this process is just visual and not accurate enough. Thankfully, PowerPoint provides a way to accurately position any text box just where you want it located.
Text Box Autofit Options
Have you seen that PowerPoint automatically reduces the size of your text when you type in too much text? Or does the text box itself increase in size when you type in a sentence or two more than what can fit into the text box? Does this automatic hand-holding by PowerPoint drive you crazy and want to hit your head on the wall? Well, you really don't have to worry because you can make PowerPoint behave itself -- and bend it to your will.
Resize Text Boxes on a Slide
Text boxes in PowerPoint need to be moved and resized within different areas of the slide. While you may think that selecting and resizing is all that is to be done, that's not the entire truth because there's so much more you can do even with mere resizing -- if you know that these options exist.

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