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Widescreen Implementations in PowerPoint

Widescreen Implementations in PowerPoint

PowerPoint’s implementation of the Widescreen aspect ratio has changed somewhat over the last few versions. Although this is a small change, it is important to understand what is happening behind the scenes.

Explore the gamut of Widescreen slide aspect ratio implementations in PowerPoint.

PPTools Resize: Conversation with Steve Rindsberg

Steve Rindsberg

Steve Rindsberg has been associated with PowerPoint since the product originated more than two decades ago — his PowerPoint FAQ site is a treasure trove of PowerPoint information. When he’s not updating his site, he’s creating new PowerPoint add-ins that expand possibilities within PowerPoint. Steve’s also into a lot of print technology related stuff. In this conversation, Steve discusses PPTools Resize, his new PowerPoint add-in that resizes slide dimensions.

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PowerPoint Transitions: Curtains

PowerPoint Transitions: Curtains

The Curtains transition effect was introduced in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows. If play slides using the Curtains transition effect in previous versions such as PowerPoint 2010, you may find this effect substituted with the Fade transition effect.

Explore the Curtains transition effect in PowerPoint.

Icons and Symbols for PowerPoint Presentations

Icons and Symbols for PowerPoint Presentations

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Presenting Quotes

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Presentation Summit 2017 Conversations

Echo Swinford

A Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2000, Echo Swinford holds a Master’s degree in New Media and is the owner of Echosvoice, a PowerPoint consulting firm specializing in custom template development, presentation creation, makeovers and cleanup, and training for large and small corporate clients. In this conversation, Echo talks about her sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2017 in Clearwater Beach, FL.

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Taylor Croonquist

Taylor Croonquist is a co-founder of Nuts & Bolts Speed Training, a website delivering actionable PowerPoint training and speed strategies, helping busy professionals make it to Happy Hour. Prior to Nuts & Bolts, Taylor lived and worked in China for 10 years in finance and consulting. When he’s not busy crafting PowerPoint training, you can find him traveling and scuba diving. In this conversation, Taylor talks about his sessions at the upcoming Presentation Summit 2017 in Clearwater Beach, FL.

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Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Getting Started with Sections

Getting Started with Sections

Sections in PowerPoint is a feature that lets you organize slides into segments or divisions for easier management. For instance, if you have many slides, you may find the content difficult to handle, edit, or even deliver. And if you have a few slides, even then you may have the need to organize them logically in Sections. The Section option within PowerPoint 2016 enables you to divide your presentation slides into logical parts.



Adding and Renaming Sections

Adding and Renaming Sections

Dividing a large number of slides into Sections helps you to manage them better. And even for presentations that do not have a large number of slides, you can benefit from Sections. However, the mere act of dividing slides into Sections will not achieve much unless you create and name these Sections in a proper manner to represent what the slides within each Section contain. In this tutorial, let us learn how to add Sections, and also how to rename them.



Moving Slides Between Sections

Moving Slides Between Sections

Sections make your presentation slides easy to manage. Plus, adding and renaming Sections enables you to logically categorize your presentation slides. But what happens next in a logical workflow may get you some worries. Even after dividing your slides into Sections, you will want to move slides from one Section to another.



Removing Sections

Removing Sections

To logically categorize your slides, so that they can be easily managed and grouped, you should use Sections option. You are not just limited to adding and renaming Sections. You can also move slides from one Section to another, change the order of Sections, or collapse/expand Sections etc. Of course, you can also remove a Section.

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