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Compiled by: Geetesh Bajaj

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PowerPoint 2013 Tutorials

PowerPoint and Presenting

Hole in the Paper Graphics for PowerPoint – 01

Hole in the Paper Graphics for PowerPoint – 01

What does "Hole in the Paper" mean? This is a name for a graphic treatment that gives an appearance of something being visible from a frame of torn paper. Typically it is difficult to create a graphic of this sort in PowerPoint. So we decided to create something so easy. In fact, this ended up being so simple that anyone can now build this "hole in the paper" visual effect in just under one minute! How did we do that? We created everything other than the picture you want to use. All you need to do is insert your own picture, send it behind everything else in your "slide" and you are done.

Download and use these graphics in PowerPoint.

PowerPoint Programming

VBA Code: Remove Underlines from Descenders -- First a little history -- look at our Stop Underlining Your Descenders! article -- of course, as per that article you can manually remove underlines from all characters such as g, j, p, q, and y that sport descenders. However, the task of individually selecting characters to remove underlines is fine if you need to do so for an important slide title or just your opening slide. What if you want to do the same task for an entire presentation? You can do this task in PowerPoint super-quickly using some simple VBA code, as Steve Rindsberg of PowerPoint FAQ explains.

Jamie GarrochPowerPoint 2013 for Developers: Conversation with Jamie Garroch -- Jamie Garroch, CEO of GMARK Ltd., founded the company in 2009 to provide presentation professionals with PowerPoint software, content and training.

Guest Posts

Claudyne WilderThomas Hayes is a master salesman, owner, CEO of Beantown Toys, visionary, author, and motivational speaker. With an iron will forged out of the tragic experience of losing a leg to cancer in childhood, Hayes has a compelling history to share with his audiences. Here are his secrets to being present in the moment with his audience. Read more in this guest post by Claudyne Wilder.

PowerPoint Ezine

PowerPoint and Presenting News: November 24, 2015

PowerPoint and Presenting News: November 17, 2015

PowerPoint and Presenting News: November 10, 2015

Goodie of the Week: Stars 02

PowerPoint and Presenting News: November 03, 2015

Special Discounts / Offers

Halloween PowerPoint Templates - Special 20% Discount Offer! -- giving you a special discount of 20% off the normal price on Summer PowerPoint template and background collections. Use this coupon code INSPIRE and grab this special discount!

Get a free Dropbox account, and share plus sync your files across all your systems including Windows and Mac computers, iPads, iPhones, Blackberries, Androids, etc.

PowerPoint Notes

Prezi Notes for PowerPoint Users 01: Change Fonts -- OK, for all of you (and me too!) PowerPoint users, Prezi is not so easy to understand. That's not because Prezi is a difficult tool to use -- rather that's because we all have been so used to doing tasks in a certain way and expect the same workflows in Prezi, and that does not always happen! Clearly some unlearning is required. Read more.

Turn Off Animation Preview -- Animation previews can be irritating, especially if you add timed animations of longer duration -- maybe a 20 second animation. You will then have to wait until PowerPoint shows you the preview you did not ask for. Make a small change and you get another 20 second preview. Fortunately, it is easy to turn off these previews.

PowerPoint and Presenting Blog

Thoughts and impressions of whatever is happening in the world of PowerPoint.

PowerPoint Services Listing

If you are searching for a PowerPoint professional or you are a professional who wants to be listed free, look no further than this.

Microsoft Links

PowerPoint Homepage
PowerPoint Viewer
PowerPoint for Mac


Arrow CirclesOrganic Shapes -- with Brush Edges

Organic Shapes -- with Brush Edges

Have you tried to draw a line or a circle with just holding a pencil or marker in your hand? You’ll end up with a shape that may fail you in a geometry test but it still looks human, personal, and different -- just like these organic shapes.

Download and use now.

AKVIS Neon: Photoshop Plug-in Review

AKVIS Neon: Photoshop Plug-in Review

AKVIS Neon is an Adobe Photoshop compatible plug-in that converts your pictures into glowing lines.

Read more here.




PowerPoint Personalities

Kurt Dupont Kurt Dupont, based out of Belgium heads PresentationPoint, a company that creates several amazing PowerPoint add-ins. After his Computer Science studies, Kurt started with Andersen Consulting (Accenture nowadays) in Brussels. After 3 years he moved to the Brussels Airport Terminal Company that runs the Brussels airport - this last placement inspired the start-up of Take-off (now known as PresentationPoint) in 1998. In this conversation, Kurt discusses Dynamic WEATHER, an add-in that lets you spice your PowerPoint slides with weather conditions and forecasts.

Read the conversation here.

Simon Raybould Simon Raybould is a speaker and trainer. As a speaker, he specializes in resilience, emotional robustness, public speaking and presenting. As a trainer, he is the director of the training company Aware Plus. He has a particular speciality as a trainer and coach helping anyone who wants to make better use of their voice or who wants (needs?) to make better presentations. Basically, as he says, "it all boils down to 'impact'". His clients range from start-ups to multi-nationals such as Dell Computers and football teams in the English Premiership! In this conversation, Simon discusses his new book, Presentation Genius.

Read the conversation here.

Kartik Sundar Kartik Sundar is focused on helping consultants improve their productivity. As a former management and corporate strategy consultant, Kartik has firsthand knowledge of consulting workflows and understands the process of building insightful business presentations. He is now a co-founder at Aploris GmbH, a software firm that builds PowerPoint-focused productivity tools. In this conversation, Kartik discusses TeamSlide, a content management solution that helps keep PowerPoint content at your fingertips.

Read the conversation here.

FlevyPro: Conversation with David Tang

PowerPoint 2013 Essentials Video Course: Conversation with Ellen Finkelstein

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