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by Geetesh Bajaj, December 30, 2014

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New Year PowerPoint Clip Arts

New Year PowerPoint Clip ArtsThese New Year themed clip arts for PowerPoint are all silhouettes that are ready to use within your PowerPoint presentation slides. These silhouette clip arts have been provided in black and white variations that are contained within two separate sample presentations that you download.

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Snowflakes for PowerPoint

Snowflakes for PowerPointDo you want to add snowflakes to your slides, for the winter look? Do you want snowflakes that are already animated for you? Then you will love these Snowflakes for PowerPoint - this product includes both non-animated and animated snowflakes. These snowflakes are already within PowerPoint slides. Just copy the entire slide (with multiple snowflakes for the animated versions) or just single snowflakes (for the non-animated version - and then paste within your slides). You get 5 sets of snowflakes - four of them are of different styles, and the 5th one has snowflakes that are broken or melted! Combine snowflakes from all 5 sets to create something unique and special.

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Christmas PowerPoint Clip Arts

Christmas PowerPoint Clip ArtsThese Christmas themed clip arts for PowerPoint are all silhouettes that are ready to use within your PowerPoint presentation slides. The clip arts have been provided in black and white variations that are contained within two separate sample presentations that you download. Copy the graphics of your choice from the downloaded presentations, and paste them into your PowerPoint presentation slides. You can also paste them into a Word document, an Excel worksheet, or any other program.

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Insert Scenario Interaction using Adobe Presenter

Insert Scenario Interaction using Adobe PresenterWith Adobe Presenter you can create scenario-based training slides that are easily customizable -- these scenario templates contain the complete question vs. answer flows. For example, if you select the Business scenario, the flow is pre-defined as one question with multiple options. You just need to select the number of options and select the correct answer number. When you publish these scenarios, the user views only the questions initially. The options within the scenario-based training are displayed logically. The user has to complete answering the question by selecting the right answer, otherwise the user cannot navigate to the next slide as the play bar and the side bar are locked.

Explore how to insert scenario interaction using Adobe Presenter

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

Resize Text Boxes Accurately on a Slide
In PowerPoint 2013 resizing text boxes is easy. You select any text box and you get eight handles, four on corners, and four on sides -- you then drag any of these eight handles to resize. The problem with this approach is that the resized text box you end up with is not accurate. If you do not need accuracy, then you need not follow the rest of this tutorial -- however there might be times when you need your text box sized exactly as the size of a picture you have inserted -- or even an exact size based on a specification.
Text Layout Options
There are three types of text containers that PowerPoint provides: text placeholders, text boxes, and shapes -- all three text containers are sufficiently similar in their characteristics for layout options for the text contained inside them. In this tutorial, we will explore the alignment and text direction options for text within these text containers in PowerPoint 2013.
Inser Dummy Text
At some point of time, we all need dummy text to quickly add to our slides so that we can ascertain how a body of text looks or fits within a certain text box or placeholder. Microsoft introduced an undocumented feature in PowerPoint that enables you achieve this with just a few keystrokes, and once you are used to these shortcuts, you'll learn to appreciate this feature so much!
Selecting Text
PowerPoint and indeed all Microsoft Office programs allow you to work with a particular object only if it is selected. For example, you select a shape to make changes to the shape. You similarly select a chart to edit the chart. And yes, you can select a text container object such as a text placeholder, a text box, or even a shape -- and then make changes to its position, formatting, size, etc. However, this changes the entire object -- and leaves the actual text content within that object largely unchanged. To make changes to the actual text, you first need to select the text separately and then make changes by using the options available within the Home tab of the Ribbon or the Mini Toolbar.

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