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by Geetesh Bajaj, October 02, 2018

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Simple Animation Effects in PowerPoint

Simple Animation Effects in PowerPoint

Simple animation effects in PowerPoint are just that - simple! Some of them are common and used often - others are virtually unknown. We've created this small presentation that shows six styles of simple PowerPoint animations. You can download this presentation here.

Download and use the Simple Animation Effects presentation in PowerPoint.

Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2018!

Ellen Finkelstein

Ellen Finkelstein is a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP and author of several books. She has announced Outstanding Presentations Workshop 2018!

This amazing series of workshops will help you become a better presenter and designer. Those of you who attended in the last 8 years (over 1700 people signed up from 49 countries in the first year itself!) will remember the high quality of the presentations.

Learn more here.

Neuxpower NXPowerLite Desktop 8 for Mac: Conversation with Mike Power

Mike Power

Mike Power owns and runs Neuxpower, the company behind the popular compression software NXPowerLite and now also the free online version WeCompress. A big fan of helping people feel more awesome by making software that just gets the job done without making a fuss! He aspires one day to create software that will actually give people superpowers. In this conversation, Mike talks about the new NXPowerLite Desktop 8 product for Mac.

Read the conversation here.

Microsoft Office for Free?

Microsoft Office for Free?

We all realize that nothing is really free in today’s world, yet we all look for free stuff all the time. Well, maybe we were partially wrong when we said “nothing is free,” because you can get a free, or at least a cheaper copy of PowerPoint and Microsoft Office. When we say Microsoft Office for free or cheap, we do not refer to bootlegged copies, but genuine, original software. Here are some options for you to get a cheaper or free copy of PowerPoint.

Learn how you can get a cheaper or free copy of Microsoft PowerPoint and Office.

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Initiate each new presentation: by Jim Endicott & Scott W. Lee

The Presentation Survival Skills Guide

Initiate each new presentation project with a presentation pre-plan so the presenter, co-presenters and designers are on the "same page" from the start.

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Duplicate Shapes by Dragging

Duplicate Shapes by Dragging in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Shapes in PowerPoint are very useful in representing design or content, or in showing a process or a sequence. However, when you create a slide that has many such shapes, you'll find that most of your shapes may be the same size and may also share other similar attributes. Yes, you can go ahead and insert the same shape repeatedly, but that will consume much of your productive time that you could have used elsewhere! There are quicker alternatives for duplicating shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


Flip Shapes

Flip Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

The shape on your slide looks perfect. It's got the right color and it works well with your slide content. Yet there's something that could be better? There are times when most slide designers think exactly the same thoughts! And the easiest task you can do to your shape is to flip it. There are other options, and some of these options depend upon the shape in question.

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Reset Pictures

Reset Pictures in PowerPoint Online

Once a picture is inserted within PowerPoint, any manipulations you make to that picture are strictly only on the surface. The appearance of the picture changes on the slide, but the unaltered picture is stored within your PowerPoint presentation. This is an awesome feature because if you make many changes to a picture and then regret experimenting, you can just reset your picture rather than starting all over again! There's one caveat, though. The option to reset any picture back to its original form works only if you have not run any compression options for pictures within your presentation.


Duplicate Slides

Duplicate Slides in PowerPoint Online

Duplicating slides is a task that can be helpful, yet its value is not always understood. The first question asked is why would anyone want to duplicate slides? There are many reasons to do so. You may want to create another slide that is similar to what you already have. You may want to use the same slide twice. You may also need to create a slightly edited chart than what you already have on an existing slide. Duplicating and editing is easier than redoing it again.


Change Presentation Aspect Ratio from Widescreen to Standard (and Vice Versa)

Change Presentation Aspect Ratio from Widescreen to Standard (and Vice Versa) in PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint Online defaults to widescreen slides in all new presentations. However, you can change your presentation's aspect ratio from Widescreen (16:9) to Standard (4:3), and also do the reverse. PowerPoint Online has some features up its sleeve that make these changes of aspect ratios easier to understand, and some quirks too! This tutorial will help you understand both scenarios better.

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