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Chart Chooser Cards: Conversation with Dr. Stephanie Evergreen

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen

Dr. Stephanie Evergreen is an internationally-recognized speaker, designer, and researcher. She is best known for bringing a research-based approach to helping researchers better communicate their work through more effective graphs, slides, and reports. She is the 2015 recipient of the American Evaluation Association’s Guttentag award, given for notable accomplishments early in a career. She writes a popular blog on data presentation at StephanieEvergreen.com. Her first book, Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact, was published by Sage in Fall 2013. Her second book, Effective Data Visualization, was published in Spring 2016. Both books hit #1 on Amazon bestseller lists.

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Seasons of the World: Spring

Seasons of the World: Spring

Spring is the transition period between winter and summer. Spring is one of the four temperate seasons. Its days are close to twelve hours long with increasing day length. The phenological definition of spring relates to the blossoming of a range of plant species. Many flowering plants bloom this time of year such as magnolias, crocus, quince, cherry blossom, dahlia, etc.

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Handmade Slides: Pushpins for PowerPoint

Handmade Slides: Pushpins for PowerPoint

These “pushpin” graphics are already placed in PowerPoint slides. Just copy them and paste within your slides to create a look that makes a picture, shape, or anything else appear as if it has been pushed onto a surface, board, or wall with a pin!

Handmade Slides: Pushpins for PowerPoint
These ready-made pushpins are already within PowerPoint slides, and have been provided in five colors. Just copy them and paste them on your slides.

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All these pushpins can be rotated and resized, as required. Since they are essentially pictures, all types of edits that you can do with pictures work with them too! To make them stand out, try to use PowerPoint’s built-in shadow effects.

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Spell Check

Spell Check

For presentations that contain slides with too much text, or even little text, there are always chances of spelling mistakes showing up! However, you don't necessarily have to search for these mistakes by skimming all your slides one by one since PowerPoint lets you do a spell check of the entire presentation, and make corrections as well. However there are some caveats associated with spell checking, and this does not have anything to do with PowerPoint.



More Spelling Options

More Spelling Options

While it is indeed easy to spell check your entire presentation for any misspelled words, there are other options that you need to be aware of that will help to check your slides for spelling errors. Here are some tips to help you understand how you can do better proofing of your text content in PowerPoint 2016.



Text Pane For SmartArt Graphics

Text Pane For SmartArt Graphics

We explored how you can convert your normal bulleted text to a SmartArt graphic with just a click or two. However, you'll soon discover that it is neither easy nor intuitive to edit, add, or delete text within a shape inside a SmartArt graphic. Fortunately, all the text edits can be easily performed within the convenient Text Pane of the SmartArt graphic. In this tutorial, we'll help you explore options for working within the Text Pane for SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint 2016.



Get More SmartArt Graphics

Get More SmartArt Graphics

In addition to creating SmartArt, and including a bunch of some great variants out of the box, Microsoft also created a way for individuals and developers to create their own custom SmartArt Layout files. These new SmartArt Layouts with the file extension, GLOX could drop into a designated folder, and this simple action would result in additional SmartArt graphics being available.

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