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by Geetesh Bajaj, July 7, 2015

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Dynamic TIME: The Indezine Review
Dynamic TIME: The Indezine Review

Let's imagine that you want to show a clock on your slides -- or, do you want to show a countdown or even counters of seconds, minutes, hours, or even days? Or if your countdown gets to zero, you may want something to happen after that, such as moving to another slide? Of course, this is possible to achieve in PowerPoint. All you need is a thorough knowledge of programming, and even better -- a programmer sitting next to you all the time so that you don't have to worry about setting it all up! We found a better solution, and it does not need a full time programmer - it only needs a one-time investment of a few dollars. And it's an add-in called Dynamic TIME that plugs right within PowerPoint.

Explore how you can add a live clock, countdown or even counters on your slides using Dynamic TIME, an add-in for PowerPoint
Patti Sanchez at the Presentation Summit
Patti Sanchez

Patti Sanchez is from Duarte, and works as Senior Vice President of Strategic Services. Her keynote on Wednesday morning at the Presentation Summit was on the topic of "Memos, Memes, and Movements." She began by saying that "the biggest changes have nothing to do with technology, but with people. Our attention is shrinking. And retaining attention is becoming a challenge since media and smartphones give us information in smaller and smaller bytes.

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Andreessen Horowitz Shows How to Avoid the Worst Death by PowerPoint: by Jerry Weissman

Andreessen Horowitz Shows How to Avoid the Worst Death by PowerPoint: by Jerry Weissman

Of all the many bad raps against PowerPoint - TMI (Too Much Information), MEGO (My Eyes Glaze Over), Data Dump, Show up and Throw Up, and "Just mail me the deck!" - the worst is The Laundry List, in which the slides in a presentation have all the continuity of a deck of cards shuffled by a Las Vegas dealer. We've all been there: "First, I'd like to talk about... then I'd like to talk about... then I'd like to talk about... then I'd like to talk about... and last, but not least..."

Read more in this post by Jerry Weissman

Learn PowerPoint for iPad: PowerPoint and iCloud
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Running PowerPoint for the First Time

After you install PowerPoint for iPad, the next thing you want to do is run it! However, running the program for the first time is a little different and requires that you understand about creating an account, signing in, etc. And yes, you can still use the program without signing in - but in the long run, if you want to use PowerPoint to its optimum - then you must make yourself familiar with these tasks.
Working with iCloud

Unlike OneDrive and Dropbox which you add as a Place to access and save files in PowerPoint for iPad, Apple's iCloud does not work the same way. To access and save files on your iCloud Drive, you will have to work a little differently as explained within this tutorial.
Access Files from Cloud Locations

While you can access your PowerPoint files saved on a cloud location such as iCloud Drive - or even from a saved Place such as OneDrive or Dropbox, there's a little known option that also lets you access your PowerPoint files from other cloud services such as Box, Google Drive, etc. within PowerPoint for iPad.

Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Annotations and Audio
PowerPoint 2011 Tutorials

Ink Tools

When you use the Pen and Highlighter tools to annotate, you are provided an option to save those annotations when you exit Slide Show view. If you do opt to save them, then you will actually open doors to new capabilities that will allow you to edit these annotations - in fact you can also change these annotations to shapes and work more with them!
Audio Styles

When you select an audio clip in PowerPoint 2013, you will see two extra contextual tabs on the Ribbon. One of these tabs is the Audio Tool Playback tab that provides options to configure properties that define how your inserted audio will play. Whether it will play automatically, or will it play audio across slides? Let's assume that you want your audio to play as a background score across multiple slides -- typically you would have to make four separate choices -- but PowerPoint 2013's new Audio Styles feature lets you automatically apply these four settings at once!
Learn PowerPoint 2007 for Windows: Edit Points for Shapes
PowerPoint 2011 Tutorials

Edit Points for Shapes

When you insert a shape within PowerPoint, you are not limited to what their default appearance looks like. You may want to change a rectangle to a rhombus, or even edit a curved or freeform line differently. The good news is that you can do this using the Edit Points option -- this almost makes PowerPoint a drawing program that provides you the option to play with vertexes (points), handles, etc. -- very similar to what you would do in Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW.

Learn PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: Pen Tool
PowerPoint 2011 Tutorials

Using the Pen Tool in Slide Show View

While presenting, annotation can play a large role in how you interact with your audience. In PowerPoint 2011, you can use the Pen tool that can change your static slide into a whiteboard upon which you can doodle and write! In this tutorial, we will learn how to use Pen tool in PowerPoint 2011.

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