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by Geetesh Bajaj, December 31st 2008

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This is to wish happy holidays to all of our subscribers and readers from the team at -- wish you an amazing new year.

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People Animation in PowerPoint with Motion Paths

This sample presentation shows you how you can use motion path animations in PowerPoint on ungrouped vector objects to create a very effective introduction or section slide.

In this example, we used a vector image we sourced from iStockphoto -- we wish to thank Tina Riedner from iStockphoto for permission to use this sample vector image to demonstrate this technique.

People Animation People Animation

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Point, Click & Wow: Special Offer

Claudyne WilderWe just did an interview with Claudyne Wilder, where she spoke about the new edition of her best-selling book Point, Click & Wow.

And now Claudyne has got back to me with a special offer only for Indezine readers.

You can order the book now directly from Claudyne, and receive a free Delivery Skills job aid card, plus one of her PowerPoint formats from her CD: Presentations in a Hurry!!

This offer ends on January 31st, 2009.

InfoComm International Annual Presentations Professional Survey

Every year, Lisa Lindgren coordinates with the media for this professional survey on presentations for InfoComm -- and this year too, she sent me these details. All participants will receive a free survey report.

Compare yourself with your peers in InfoComm Internationalís annual Presentation Professional survey. This year itís shorter, easier and faster to complete. Whether youíre one of many in a corporate setting, or a one-person shop wearing all the hats, see how you compare in the skills you have and the challenges you face.

To thank you for sharing your opinions and experiences, you will receive a free survey report by e-mail.

To participate, click here...

Denise Then: Holiday Cards with PowerPoint

Denise ThenLiber Rodriguez-FlorezI meet Denise Then at PowerPoint Live each year, and we talk about "snow" -- the fact that she sees snow all around her in Canada, and that I have never seen snow ever -- yes, it does snow in parts of India where I live -- just that I've never seen it yet.

This year, Denise created a simple and personal holiday card using PowerPoint, and she emailed it to me. The card shows all the snow scenes that she can see all the time -- and I requested her permission to share it with all of you. Thanks Denise! .

Read the review here...

Templates on Indezine

New Year, Casino, and Islamic Art

powerpoint 2007 makeover kitPowerPoint 2007 Tip

You can split the slides quickly in the Outline pane by pressing Enter in the middle of a title to create a new slide from the second half of the title.

This tip is from my new book, PowerPoint 2007 Complete Makeover Kit which I co-authored with Echo Swinford -- check the book now!

And here are some excerpts...

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