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by Geetesh Bajaj, March 17, 2015
Molecule Graphics for PowerPoint - 01
Molecule Graphics for PowerPoint - 01

Molecules represent unity and diversity of life, and are often used to suggest reaction and regeneration! In this set, we bring you not one or two, but ten variations of these molecules. These molecule graphics can be used on their own, or also combined with other graphics such as a human head to create a larger concept or analogy!

Download and use these shapes in your slides
Theme Option in Adobe Presenter
Theme Option in Adobe Presenter

Adobe Presenter provides an option to use Themes. These Themes enable you to customize how your presentations appear in the Presenter viewer. Themes let you add static images, colors, and sound to the presentation. A Theme can be added any time, you can select a pre-defined theme for your presentation, customize an existing theme or create a new one. Adobe Presenter provides you with many options for customizing colors, tabs, functionality, graphics, font style, and other design elements of a theme.

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Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
PowerPoint 2013 for Windows Tutorials

Animating Slide Objects While Media is Playing
You have a 5 minute video or audio clip playing on your slide. And exactly after the clip has played for 30 seconds, you want some text to appear super-imposed above the video clip. It might seem difficult, but you can end up with these results quite easily using the Trigger Animation option. These Trigger animations typically happen as a result of a click on some other slide object -- but in PowerPoint 2013, you can now cause Trigger animations to also happen on media playback through a Bookmark.
Commenting and Collaborating with PowerPoint Online
The Comments option works well when you are collaborating on a presentation with someone else and you want to give and receive feedback without actually editing the slides themselves. In our commenting series of tutorials we already learnt how to Add, Edit, or Delete Comments within PowerPoint's desktop application -- we also explored Commenting within PowerPoint Online (OneDrive). In this tutorial we'll explain how to use commenting and at the same time collaborate between PowerPoint Online and PowerPoint 2013 (desktop application).
Tips for Custom Shows
Do you create many Custom Shows? Or have you never heard about it? Maybe you have heard about it, and have also used it -- but, want to learn more about this amazing PowerPoint feature? Either way, these tips will help you get more from your Custom Shows in PowerPoint 2013.
Highlight Text
First of all, PowerPoint 2013 or any of the previous versions do not support text highlighting. And before we explore getting over this limitation, let's ask ourselves why do we need to highlight a text? If you want to emphasize some important words within your slide, then the highlighting may indeed help. However, unlike Microsoft Word, PowerPoint doesn't have a ready-made tool to highlight text -- but you can use Word's highlighting options as a workaround!
Copy and Remove Highlighting for Text
PowerPoint does not provide any built-in tool for highlighting text -- but you can use Microsoft Word to help you with a workaround. Now imagine that you have hundreds of slides and you need to similarly highlight more text. Working repeatedly with Word for all text highlighting across so many slides can be painful. Fortunately, you can tackle this issue easily by using the Format Painter option within PowerPoint, which let you copy the highlighting for text and also helps in removing the highlight altogether.
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Comparing and Merging Presentations
When you are working on a presentation with your client, or even a co-worker, you might end up in a situation where instead of working on the same copy, you both have worked on two different copies. Essentially, these copies contain changes done by both of you -- some similar and some different. Now you need to compare and merge these copies into a single, cohesive file without losing anything at all!
Learn PowerPoint 2007 for Windows: Slides
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Slides With Countdown Timers
What if you are in a situation where you must give your presentation within a time constraint? Maybe you have been allowed precisely 15 or 10 minutes, and then you need to wrap up. How will you keep track of the time? One solution to this issue is to use the countdown timers in your presentation. This tutorial explains how you can add a countdown timer within your presentation in PowerPoint 2007 using a ready-to-use video file.
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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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