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by Geetesh Bajaj, May 8, 2018

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POPcomms: Using PowerPoint’s Morph Transition Effect for Interactive Slide Navigation

Damjan Haylor

A while ago, we showed you how POPcomms, a presentation design firm based in Bristol, UK used the new Morph transition effect in PowerPoint to create an amazing demo. To follow up, they have now created a new demo with Morph that uses the transition effect more as an interactive navigation tool.

Read more here.

Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, and 2003

Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, and 2003

Are you aware of all PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts and sequences? Want to check if your favorites have been included in this e-book, or if there are a few that can help you perform your PowerPoint tasks quicker and better? Or if you don't use keyboard shortcuts and sequences, do you want to get started?

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This 146 page PDF e-book downloads quick, costs you $9.99, and is a valuable resource. The PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts and Sequences E-Book covers the last five Windows versions of PowerPoint: PowerPoint 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003. And also, PowerPoint 2016 and 2011 for Mac.

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Animated PowerPoint Slides: Animated Headshots

Animated PowerPoint Slides: Animated Headshots

Do you want an animated slide with headshots that self-animate in sequence, one after the other? We have a sample presentation that may just be what you need. The presentation you download has two layers of headshots, with 12 headshots in each layer.

Download and use this Animated Headshots sample presentation.

Animated Headshots in PowerPoint

Animated Headshots in PowerPoint

You can see that a series of headshot pictures are animated in sequence to create an effective collage slide that can function as the starting slide for a presentation for a relevant subject suited for this type of an opening. You can also use the same technique for product shots or vacation pictures. Just substitute the headshots with the other pictures! So how was this created?

Learn how to animate a series of headshots. This is a very useful technique for an opening slide sequence.

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Change Animations

Change Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Let's say you have used a Fade animation for a slide object, and now you want to use a Wipe animation instead. It's been observed that most of the time, users may remove an animation and apply another one rather than changing one animation into another. This may be because, in PowerPoint 2016, there is no particular option within the interface that changes the animation. But there is still a very easy one-click operation to change an existing animation to another one, as you will learn in this tutorial. The need to change an animation may arise for several reasons.


New Tab Options in Backstage View

New Tab Options in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

When you launch PowerPoint 2016, you are provided with an option to create a new blank presentation. Further, if you are already working on an open presentation, and want to create a new presentation at that point, you can do so using the New tab within the Backstage View.

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Add New Slide Layouts

Add New Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Using different Slide Layouts in PowerPoint, you can create good-looking slides. For example, you can use the ready-made layouts available that contain pictures or charts, or a separate layout for the opening slide. These layouts can be edited, duplicated, and renamed within the Slide Master to create even more Slide Layouts.

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Inserting a New Slide

Inserting a New Slide in PowerPoint Online

Like many other tasks you do in PowerPoint, inserting a new slide can be done in multiple ways. You just need to find a way that works best for you. The following steps show you how you can do this simple task in PowerPoint Online

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