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Notes Page View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

December 12, 2018

Notes Page View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

The Notes Page is one of ten views available in PowerPoint 2016. This view shows you how your printed notes will appear. In this tutorial, we’ll explore this particular view for Notes Pages and learn about the benefits of this view. First of all, the Notes page shows the speaker notes that you add to the Notes pane for each slide. Moreover, then these speaker notes are visible in three distinct places within PowerPoint, depending on the view you choose.

Learn about Notes Page view in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: December 11, 2018

December 11, 2018

How to Use PowerPoint Differently: 3 Unique Use Cases

We explore shorter countdown timers in PowerPoint. This entire kit contains 5 different styles of Countdown Timer. We made these available in two slide sizes for both standard (4:3) and widescreen (16:9) resolutions. In another exclusive feature, Kurt Dupont of PresentationPoint talks about three things that you need to know about PowerPoint that will help you learn how to use PowerPoint in more resourceful ways.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn about Normal View (Editing View) and Outline View. PowerPoint 2016 for Mac users can explore creating Cookie Cutter Shapes, and Rotating Text 180° within Shapes. 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 week.

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


Align Text within Shapes and Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

December 11, 2018

Align Text within Shapes and Text Boxes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

After adding text within a shape (or a text box) in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, you can also perform basic edits like adding, deleting, or replacing existing text. Other than the basic text editing you can even control how your text is aligned within the shape. To do that you need to access these options within the Format Shape Task Pane.

Learn how to align text within a shape or text box in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


Text within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

December 10, 2018

Text within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Text is probably the most important element on your PowerPoint slides. You may have heard the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but more often than not, that picture needs a caption to be understood better. And even when there are no captions, a narrative is required. And that narrative is text too. Text can be added almost everywhere within PowerPoint slides: from placeholders and text boxes to the Notes Pane. Additionally, you can also add and edit text within any shapes except connectors, including straight lines.

Learn how to insert and edit text within a shape in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


How to Use PowerPoint Differently: 3 Unique Use Cases

December 06, 2018

Kurt Dupont

PowerPoint is a very resourceful tool that can help businesses achieve more. Unfortunately, there are several possibilities within PowerPoint that people don’t know. The only thing that people know is how to design the presentations, but they don’t know they can use certain tools to better enhance those presentations and achieve more. Some people will complain how they hate PowerPoint and others say that PowerPoint does not help them in achieving what they wanted. Here are some of the three things that you need to know about PowerPoint that will help you learn how to use PowerPoint in more resourceful ways.

Read more in this post by Kurt Dupont.


Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

December 06, 2018

Rotate Text 180° within Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

If you have worked aplenty with text in PowerPoint, you must be aware that you cannot rotate text within a shape by 180°. What's surprising is that you can rotate text by 90° and 270° within a shape, but not by 180°! But why would you need upside-down text that is rotated 180°? Many users do need this upside-down text to explain advanced concepts.

Learn how to rotate text 180° within a shape in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.


Countdown Timers for PowerPoint - Shorter

December 05, 2018

Countdown Timers for PowerPoint - Shorter

Here are a bunch of Countdown Timer slides that you can use to create or embed in your own PowerPoint presentation slides. This entire kit contains 5 different styles of Countdown Timer. We made these available in two slide sizes for both standard (4:3) and widescreen (16:9) resolutions. You can get this kit for only $5.

Download and use in your slides.


Outline View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

December 05, 2018

Outline View in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

The Outline view in PowerPoint 2016 provides access to your presentation's text outline through the Slides/Outline pane on the left side of the PowerPoint interface. The Outline view displays all the text contained within the title and text placeholders of your slides, and is one of the ten views in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

Learn about the Outline View within PowerPoint 2016.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: December 4, 2018

December 04, 2018

Crazy Competitions: Conversation with Nigel Holmes

We first feature John Auckland, who shares his experience of successfully funding around 50 companies, to share with you, 5 Steps to Creating a Killer Pitch Deck When Raising Funds. Nigel Holmes, a celebrated illustrator talks about his new book, Crazy Competitions: 100 Weird and Wonderful Rituals from Around the World. If you explore through the pages of his book, you will discover so many ideas on how you can make illustrations work better for you in PowerPoint. Even if you don't use the inspiration in PowerPoint, the book is an amazing read and watch! We then feature Ken Molay, who shares Top 5 Tips For Remote Presentation Design. This is a must-read if you deliver webinars. Finally, we did not find a list of common double-byte fonts anywhere, and with so many requests pouring in, we decided to create a list on our own.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows can explore the many Views in the program. PowerPoint 2013 for Windows can learn how to Insert Symbols. PowerPoint 2016 for Mac users can learn about Manipulating Shapes by Dragging Yellow Handles, and Text Alignment. 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 week.

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


Cookie Cutter Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

December 04, 2018

Cookie Cutter Shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Do you want to create a pentagon-shaped table? Even better, don't you want to use a process that not only makes the table completely editable, but which ends up with a particular shape? We are going to use two PowerPoint techniques to achieve this trick.

Learn how to make cookie cutter shapes in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

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Jeopardy-Like PowerPoint Template (25 Questions)

Want to play a Jeopardy-like game using PowerPoint slides? Yes, this is absolutely doable but making PowerPoint slides with all the interactivity and layouts takes too much work. Fortunately, we have done the work for you. just download our Jeopardy-like 25 (5x5) question PowerPoint template, replace the placeholders provided for questions, answers, and categories, and you’re done! You'll still need a real human being to track scores and you could soon be playing this amazing game as part of a fun exercise, a training program, or even a quiz show.

Download and play your own Jeopardy-like game


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