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by Geetesh Bajaj, February 2, 2016

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PowerPoint World Maps in Circles - 01
PowerPoint World Maps in Circles - 01

This collection of world maps is all circled! Each continent is a collection of circles that overlap each other or stay adjacent. Circle-style maps make your slides look different and simpler. You get six styles of fills in both Standard and Widescreen aspect ratios. All colors used are Theme aware, and each land area is a separate group - easily accessed via the Selection Pane in PowerPoint.

Download and use these maps in your slides
Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Windows
PowerPoint 2016 for Windows Tutorials

Text Placeholders vs. Text Boxes

PowerPoint has three types of text container: text placeholders, text boxes, and shapes -- we explain Shapes in our comprehensive section on Shape tutorials -- let us now look at the other two text container types. Aren't text placeholders and text boxes the same? Are they different? Moreover, why should we bother even if they are different? All these are valid questions, and the answers to them form one of the most important foundations in learning to create more structured presentations.
Sway Tutorials
Sway Tutorials

Design Styles in Sway

Once you access the Design pane in Sway, you will be presented with a bewildering array of Design Styles that can change the appearance of your Sway. So how do you navigate and choose from these many options?
Customize Styles in Sway

We explored Design Styles in Sway. There are several Design Styles that you can apply. Even better, you are not restricted to the Styles available because Sway allows you to customize any existing Style so that you can make the end results more personalized
Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows
PowerPoint 2013 for Windows Tutorials

Action Buttons

Shapes may look basic or even primitive, but they are the building blocks of almost anything you create on your PowerPoint slides. Fortunately, you are not deprived of choices because PowerPoint provides plenty of shapes, neatly categorized into nine types. Among all the shape types, Action Buttons behave differently -- these are essentially rectangular shapes that are used as navigation aids to navigate between slides, or even another presentation, document, or a web URL.
Default Behaviors for Action Buttons

Once you place Action Buttons on your slide in PowerPoint 2013, you can make them do all sorts of actions when clicked. What sets Action Buttons apart from other shape types in PowerPoint is the iconography they contain. For most users, an icon such as a leftwards arrow indicates moving to the previous slide and a rightwards arrow does indicate progressing to the next slide. Another advantage of these icon-equipped Action Buttons is that they are language independent, and can work very well in multi-language and international presentations. In this tutorial, you are going to explore the different types of Action Buttons, and their default behaviors.
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Icons and Symbols for PowerPoint

Tired of searching online web for the perfect icon or symbol for your PowerPoint slides? Then this special download is just for you. Indezine welcomes you to download these Icon Symbols for PowerPoint.
These icons and symbols are PowerPoint native graphics. This gives you the freedom to apply fills, effects and even resize as required. You get 230+ icons and symbols as part of this collection. Each of these come in 8 color variants.

Buy and Download for just $4.99+ (2.75 mb).
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