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by Geetesh Bajaj, February 19, 2019

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Return to First Slide and Audio No Longer Plays in PowerPoint

Return to First Slide and Audio No Longer Plays in PowerPoint

We hear this question so often! You set an audio clip to play across slides, and then you return to the first slide by pressing the Home button, or any other way. Now the audio no longer plays automatically. Why? The solution to this problem is essentially a workaround.

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Gear Graphics for PowerPoint (Series 01)

Gear Graphics for PowerPoint (Series 01)

Gears! These denote that things are moving, something is happening. Yes, gears mean action.

Have you ever wanted to use animated or non-animated gear graphics in your PowerPoint slides? We have just what you need. These ready-to-use awesome gears will save you tons of time. In fact, you need not spend an hour or two animating. Because we have included animated variants of all gears.

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Use the ones you want, either animated or non-animated, or even both. To use them, all you need to do is copy them and paste in your own slide.

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Numbering Slides from 1, Multiple Times in PowerPoint

Numbering Slides from 1, Multiple Times in PowerPoint

Here’s a question I received today: In my deck of slides, I need to have slide numbers 1 to 8 for the first section of slides. I then need the next section to be numbered 1 to 6 for another section. Is this doable? The short answer is that this is not doable, at least not so at the time of writing this post. Hopefully, this feature will be added in a future release. The long answer is that there is a workaround for those who want this feature at all costs.

Learn how you can renumber individual slide sections, starting from slide 1 as many times you want using this workaround that links presentation decks.

Crowdbeamer: Conversation with Peter Ryckaert

Peter Ryckaert

Peter Ryckaert has been active in the internet business since 1995, and has been recognised in 2006 as the Flemish Youth Entrepreneur. With his previous company DigiPoint he also won the Trends Gold Award for the innovative realisation of a completely new remarketing platform for the automotive industry (used by General Motors). DigiPoint has long been among the top-3 internet companies in Belgium before being sold to Cegeka, a pan-European ICT group active in 11 countries. In 2015, he started the crowdbeamer venture, together with co-founder Hans Romaen. In this conversation, Peter talks about crowdbeamer.

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If I’d waited to know who I was: by Austin Kleon

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If I'd waited to know who I was or What I was about before I started "being creative," well, I'd be sitting around trying to figure myself out.

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Sign into Microsoft Sway

Sign into Microsoft Sway

Before you start working with Sway to create your own digital presentations, reports, or documents, you must first sign in using your Microsoft account. A Microsoft account contains credentials you use to sign into any of Microsoft's services such as Hotmail, Outlook, XBox, Live, Zune, etc. In this tutorial, we explain how you can sign into Sway.


Differences between PowerPoint and Microsoft Sway

Differences between PowerPoint and Microsoft Sway

If the question is about differences between PowerPoint and Sway, then there are certainly more differences than similarities. Both are different products, intended for different audiences, and even the way in which you create and save files is not so similar for both programs. Yes, there are similarities—and that may be because both create presentations, and can include text, pictures, multimedia, and more.

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Tiling Options

Tiling Options in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Tiling options are available when you add texture fills to shapes or even use a picture as a fill for a shape. Tiling can really make a difference to your shape fill. Just play around with the tiling options in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, explained in this tutorial.


Add Pattern Fills to Shapes

Add Pattern Fills to Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Pattern fills for shapes are two-color designs comprising lines, dots, dashes and checks. PowerPoint includes 48 patterns such patterns with names like Plaid, Weaves, Shingle and Zig Zag. Pattern fills for shapes are not included within the Shape fill drop-down gallery in PowerPoint. But you can find this option within the Format Shape Task Pane. In this tutorial, we'll show you how you can access Pattern fill options in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

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