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Account Management in PowerPoint and More

PPT2GIFa Lite: Conversation with Jamie Garroch

March 28, 2018

Jamie Garroch

Jamie Garroch is the founder of YOUpresent, a PowerPoint add-in and presentation design agency. YOUpresent provides a suite of off-the-shelf add-ins plus a custom add-in design service for organizations wishing to extend the functionality of PowerPoint or other Office apps. That can be anything from adding a single button to apply a corporate style, to a fully loaded ribbon with custom tools tuned to the organization’s workflow. Known as “extensibility,” Jamie is a passionate evangelist of this relatively unknown productivity feature of Microsoft Office. In this conversation, Jamie talks about his new PPT2GIFa Lite add-in for PowerPoint.

Read the conversation here.


Account Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

March 28, 2018

Account Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

In PowerPoint, and in other Office 2016 programs you typically need to sign in to a Microsoft Account so that you can access saved settings, customizations, and even some files off the cloud. You typically do this by managing your Account, right inside PowerPoint or another Office 2013 program such as Word and Excel. The Account tab in Backstage view allows you to sign in to your Microsoft Account, and automatically connect to your OneDrive account. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to access PowerPoint 2016's Account options.

Learn about the Account option in Backstage view in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


Sign In, Sign Out, and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7

March 28, 2018

Sign In, Sign Out, and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7

Office 2013 programs such as PowerPoint 2013 work with their own Accounts system. Many options within PowerPoint show up or change depending upon which Account you are signed into, and these include your Recent Files list, your connected services, and even the interface color for your program. While these customizations show up irrespective of whether you are running PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 8 or Windows 7, the process in which you sign in and switch Accounts differs a little in both these Windows versions. In this tutorial, you’ll explore the Account management for PowerPoint 2013 within a Windows 7 environment.

Learn how to sign in, sign out, and switch Microsoft Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 27, 2018

March 27, 2018

PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 27, 2018

We bring you an amazing giveaway for Wonderfox's HD Video Converter Factory Pro product that lets you convert normal and HD video to over 150+ formats. Do you want to know how President Obama gave stellar, inspirational speeches? Read more in a guest post by Yousef Abu Ghaidah. We also look at creating slides with countdown timers in PowerPoint 2016 and 2013 for Windows. Plus, Nancy Duarte speaks about her book, Illuminate. And Nancy Ancowitz talks about her book, Self-Promotion for Introverts.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn about Motion Path animations, and the basics of getting started. We also explore the Export option in Backstage view. PowerPoint 2013 for Windows users can learn about the Account option in Backstage view, plus you can learn about changing Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last seven days.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.


Sign Out and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

March 27, 2018

Sign Out and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Microsoft Office programs, such as PowerPoint 2016 connect with an Account. Additionally, they may also integrate with the Account you use to sign in within your Windows-based operating system, such as Windows 10 or Windows 8. Many options within PowerPoint show up or change depending upon which Account you are signed into; these include your Recent Files list, your connected services, and even the interface color for your program.

Learn how to sign out and switch Microsoft Accounts in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


Export Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

March 27, 2018

Export Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

PowerPoint's export options come into play after you have created your slide decks, and are looking for ways to share your slides with others in the most effective way possible. PowerPoint allows you to save your presentation in different forms, that makes it possible for you to view and share on almost any device. Did you know you can create a PDF from your presentation, or export all slides to a video? If you need an old-fashioned way to share, you can burn your slides to a CD. You can also create Word document handouts. Finally, PowerPoint lets you save in so many other file formats

Learn about the Export options in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows.


PowerPoint Dashboards: Conversation with Kurt Dupont

March 26, 2018

Kurt Dupont

Kurt Dupont is a solution provider who would go out of his way just to ensure he brings out the best when it comes to issues that has to deal with data-driven presentations, data visualization, and digital signage software. He started by working at airports worldwide to set up airport databases and flight information screens. This evolved to became the basis for PresentationPoint. In this conversation, Kurt talks about the use of PowerPoint-based dashboards.

Read the conversation here.


Drawing Custom Paths for Motion Path Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

March 26, 2018

Drawing Custom Paths for Motion Path Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

If none of the preset Motion Paths effects suit your needs, or if you cannot easily edit them to the way you want, you can easily create your own motion paths. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use PowerPoint's Custom Path option to create your own motion path.

Learn to draw a custom path for Motion Path animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


Sign Out and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 10 and 8

March 26, 2018

Sign Out and Switch Accounts in PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 10 and 8

Office 2013 programs such as PowerPoint 2013 work with their own Accounts system. Additionally, they also integrate with the Account you use to sign in within your Windows-based operating system. Many options within PowerPoint show up or change depending on which Account you are signed into, and these include your Recent Files list, your connected services, and even the interface color for your program. While these customizations show up irrespective of whether you are running PowerPoint 2013 on Windows 7 or a newer version such as Windows 10 or 8, the process in which you sign in and switch Accounts differs.

Learn how to sign out and switch Microsoft Accounts in PowerPoint 2013.


Slides with Countdown Timers in PowerPoint 2016 and 2013 for Windows

March 23, 2018

Slides with Countdown Timers in PowerPoint 2016 and 2013 for Windows

Imagine that you are about to give a presentation that contains a certain number of slides, and you’ve got 15 minutes in all to complete the whole presentation and wrap up every detail. All in those 15 minutes! Or maybe, you have only 10 minutes? What will you do? Did you know that you can set up a small timer in your slides that shows a countdown as you present? Although this can be a little distracting, you can make it work if you place it discreetly, as we will show you in this tutorial.

Learn how to use countdown timers in PowerPoint 2016 and 2013 for Windows.


Getting Started with Motion Path Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

March 23, 2018

Getting Started with Motion Path Animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Motion Path animations in PowerPoint enable you to make any slide object move within or outside the slide, and also make it move anywhere within the slide in a particular path! PowerPoint provides dozens of Motion Path presets, in every shape that you can imagine. To add a Motion Path animation to any object on a PowerPoint slide, follow these steps.

Learn to apply Motion Path animations in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


Change Slide Layout in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

March 22, 2018

Change Slide Layout in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

A PowerPoint presentation comprises a bunch of slides and we like to think of these slides as akin to a blank canvas. You add content to the slides in almost the same way as you use brushes to create strokes of paint to color a canvas. However unlike a canvas, in PowerPoint, you don't have a non-structured freedom, and this can be good in many ways. Primarily, PowerPoint categorizes each slide type into one of its prescribed layouts.

Learn how to change slide layouts in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


Here’s How President Obama Gave Stellar Inspirational Speeches

March 21, 2018

Obama

Love him or hate him, I think we can all agree that President Obama served an unforgettable term as the leader of the free world. Let’s not get carried away though, this isn’t about politics. This is about how President Obama gave the most inspirational speeches of our time.

Read more in this guest post by Yousef Abu Ghaidah.


Account Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

March 21, 2018

Account Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows

In PowerPoint 2013, and in other Office 2013 programs, you typically need to sign in to a Microsoft Account so that you can access saved settings, customizations, and even some files off the cloud. You typically do this by managing your Account, right inside PowerPoint or another Office 2013 program such as Word and Excel. The Account tab in Backstage view allows you to sign in to your Microsoft Account, and automatically connect to your OneDrive account. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to access PowerPoint 2013’s Account Management options.

Learn about options within the Account tab of Backstage view in PowerPoint 2013 for Windows.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018

PowerPoint and Presenting News: March 20, 2018

To commemorate the launch of the new NXPowerLite Desktop 8 from Neuxpower, we bring you an exclusive interview with Alan Gurney, who talk about what’s new and what’s improved. We bring back Rodney Saulsberry's interview, in which not only he talks about his book, Tongue Twisters and Vocal Warm-Ups, but also shares some tongue twisters to improve your speaking skills. We also look at how you can change the unit of measurement in Mac OS X.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn Exit Animations, Reordering Animations, Animation Speed, and Animation Events. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last seven days.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.


Export Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

March 20, 2018

Export Option in Backstage View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

PowerPoint's export options come into play after you have created your slide decks, and are looking for ways to share your slides with others in the most effective way possible. PowerPoint allows you to save your presentation in different forms, that allows you to view and share your slides on almost any device. Did you know you can create a PDF from your presentation, or export all slides to a video? If you need an old-fashioned way to share, you can burn your slides to a CD. You can also create Word document handouts. Finally, PowerPoint lets you save in so many other file formats.

Learn about the Export options in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


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Feature List 01 (Layout with Tabs)

The Feature List Layout comprises three sample PowerPoint presentations: one each to create a visual list for 4 features, 5 features, and 6 features. These work great when you have too much information to fit within one slide. This solution lets you use multiple slides, but the visual result is still that of one single slide!

Buy and Download Feature List 01 (Layout with Tabs) for $4.99+ (671 kb)


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