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by Geetesh Bajaj, August 06, 2019

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Presentation Summit 2019: Conversation with Echo Swinford

Echo Swinford

A Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2000, Echo Swinford began her PowerPoint career in 1997. She holds a master's degree in new media from the Indiana University School of Informatics and is the owner of Echosvoice, a PowerPoint consulting firm specializing in custom template development, presentation creation, makeovers and cleanup, and training for large and small corporate clients. She is the President of the Presentation Guild, a not-for-profit trade association for the presentation industry. In this conversation, Echo talks about the Presentation Summit, being held in San Antonio, TX this year from October 6 to 9, 2019.

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Gears for PowerPoint (Series 01)

Gears for PowerPoint (Series 01)

All these gears are native PowerPoint shapes. You can recolor them, add effects, and do more, all inside PowerPoint. Results which would have taken hours to achieve now take less than a minute! Have fun using the gear graphics, and make your audience take notice! All these gears can be rotated and resized, as required. Since they are essentially pictures, all types of edits that you can do with pictures work with them too!

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College Campuses and Communities: by Carmine Gallo

The Power of foursquare: 7 Innovative Ways to Get Your Customers to Check In Wherever They Are

College campuses and communities are finding a ready audience among their students who are constantly on their smartphones. They may forget their books, but they rarely forget their phones.

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Color Models: CMYK

Color Models: CMYK

We have explored what color models are, and also looked at RGB, one of the most used color models. The second color model we are exploring is CMYK. Like RGB, where the alphabets stand for color names Red, Green, and Blue, CMYK also has one color name representing each alphabet – in this case, the colors are Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black.

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Locate Your Version

Locate Your Version in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

Are you unable to locate PowerPoint 365 for Windows on your computer? Sometimes, such a question can be embarrassing! Or are there other versions of PowerPoint on your computer; maybe older versions? Yes, we know that this can happen, although it does sound a little strange. However, there are perfectly valid excuses for you to be unable to locate PowerPoint, mainly in scenarios such as these.


Set as Default Version

Set as Default Version in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

At times, you may want to change your default version of PowerPoint. This decision can be important for you if you have multiple versions of PowerPoint installed on your system. Typically the last version installed is the default version, but there are other ways to change the defaults, and all of them do not work all the time! Let us explore some options if you want to set PowerPoint 365 for Windows as your default version.

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Insert Dummy Text

Insert Dummy Text in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

At some point in time, we all need dummy text to add quickly to our slides so that we can ascertain how a body of text looks or fits within an individual text box or placeholder. There is an undocumented feature in PowerPoint that enables you to add dummy text with just a few keystrokes!

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Set as Default Version

Set as Default Version in PowerPoint 365 for Mac

Before we begin, let us make it clear that this tutorial is primarily for those people who have more than one version of PowerPoint installed on their Mac. Additionally, they are not happy about the version that launches when they open a PowerPoint file. Or they may find that PowerPoint files open in another program even if they have PowerPoint installed. If any of these situations sound familiar to you, then this tutorial is for you.

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