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Roadmaps in PowerPoint

Roadmaps in PowerPoint

There are only two certainties in life; death and taxes - so said, Benjamin Franklin. While the rest of our lives can't be so easily predicted, if you're alive in the 21st century it's almost also a certainty that you've had to (or will have to) use PowerPoint to present something. Indeed PowerPoint has become so ubiquitous as a medium for communicating ideas, stories, and plans, that there's no sign of it going away anytime soon either. In fact, for those that have learned to exercise the strengths of PowerPoint, it can become a flexible and powerful tool for educating and persuading audiences of all kinds-on all manners of subject.

Read more about roadmaps in PowerPoint in this post by Jon Heathcote

Identify Font Types in Microsoft Windows 8

Identify Font Types in Microsoft Windows 8

Some applications do identify font types by placing icons next to a particular font in a listing. Such behavior is an exception rather than a norm, and many times you may not know which font type you are choosing. And by font type, we mean the various font file formats such as OpenType, YtueType, etc. that are recognized by Microsoft Windows.

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Arrow Circles for PowerPoint

Arrow Circles for PowerPoint

You might have seen these types of arrow segments that form a circle - they are frequently used in slides that show processes, continuous sequences, and cycle diagrams. We bring you these arrow circles with 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 segments each - but these are not merely segmented shapes that you will find elsewhere.

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First of all, you get these in two widths each - so you get a variation that lets you choose either a thinner or thicker segment. Additionally, you also get these segments in a regular geometric style - but what sets this apart is that we have also included an organic style so that your segments appear hand-drawn.

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Learn PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Drawing Lines

Drawing Lines

Beyond being just a program to create slides, PowerPoint is also a great illustration program with tools and options that rival top end graphic programs. Yes, you have learned how you can use readymade shapes in PowerPoint to place rectangles, circles, and hundreds of other shapes. However, PowerPoint also has the ability to create shapes from scratch by drawing them. These drawing tools are essentially the Line shapes that can be found within the Shapes gallery. This introductory tutorial shows you how to draw a simple line on the slide.

Drawing Curved Lines

Drawing Curved Lines

Drawing a simple straight, point to point line in PowerPoint 2016 is a piece of cake. Now, in this tutorial, we'll move on further to show you how you can draw a curved line. With curved lines, you can create both open and closed shapes.

Drawing Freeform Lines

Drawing Freeform Lines

The Freeform drawing tool lets you draw anything almost like drawing with a pencil on a piece of paper. Also, you can create straight lines; this dual capability of the Freeform tool provides you with more creative freedom. Significantly, it takes a while to master the Freeform tool. Practice alone will make your attempts perfect!

Drawing Scribble Lines

Drawing Scribble Lines

Drawing with the Scribble line tool is almost the same as drawing with the Freeform line tool, but there is one vital difference. You don't need to double click to create an end point for your line with the Scribble tool. Also, once you start drawing with the Scribble tool, you can't release the mouse button until you finish drawing. So, you can't draw a perfect, straight line as you would do with the Freeform line tool. The point where you release the mouse button will be the end point for the drawing.

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