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Add Users on the Synology DS920+

June 16, 2021

When you set up your Synology DS920+ or another Synology NAS device, you will be asked to create a user. Additionally, there may be an existing Admin user. Also, you or someone else may have added more users. We will learn how to explore existing users and add a new user in this post.

Learn more here.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: June 15, 2021

June 15, 2021

We first look at the new Word for the Web feature that creates PowerPoint slides from Word documents. We also have a small conversation with Mohit Anand from Microsoft. In our ongoing Presentation Management series, James Ontra and AlexAnndra Ontra look at how you can create a story for business. We've updated our content on font substitution issues within PowerPoint and we explore three ways to overcome such problems.

We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.

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

11 Best PowerPoint Tips for a Freshman Student

June 16, 2021

Presentation skills are pretty critical today if you want to succeed at school or work. The ability to express your ideas clearly relies heavily on your familiarity with key software for creating presentations. Undoubtedly, for a presentation to be successful, it should always be supported by excellent public speaking skills. However, it’s the visualization that people remember the most.

Read more here.

Using the Morph Transition with Curve Shapes in PowerPoint

June 14, 2021

We already looked at getting started with the Morph transition in PowerPoint. In this next tutorial of the Morph transition series, we will look at using the Curve line tool to create some drawings. These drawings can be duplicated on subsequent slides, and edited slightly in each slide. The results can differ depending upon what you draw. While it will be great if you have artistic skills to draw within PowerPoint, it doesn't matter if you cannot draw. We will also provide a sample presentation and video walkthrough to help.

Quickly create animations using the Curve line tool and the Morph transition in PowerPoint.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: June 8, 2021

June 8, 2021

We first bring you a feature on getting started with the Morph transition in PowerPoint. We next feature Judd Albrecht of PresenterMedia, who talks about their HD video backgrounds that can be customized and used in PowerPoint slides. Kyle Murtagh of Toastmasters explains how you can make your feedback inspiring. We also bring you our review of AKVIS Refocus AI, a Photoshop plug-in and a standalone image program.

We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.

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

Find Substituted Fonts in PowerPoint

June 8, 2021

The situation is familiar: you or someone else uses a non-standard font (not a PowerPoint-safe font) in your presentation. You then open this same presentation on another computer, and PowerPoint uses another font to display the text. Why does it do so? The reason is simple enough: the font used initially is not available on the other system. And that is not even half the problem.

Learn how you can find out the substituted font in PowerPoint.

Presentation Management 24: Create a Story for Business

June 7, 2021

One of the elements of presentation management is that all content is visually available in the slide format. Whether it’s an actual PowerPoint slide, a four-page brochure, a white paper, or even a video, all content is ready for presentation on a screen. When you write your next presentation, which is synonymous with telling your business story, think of story elements from a visual perspective. In presentation management, that’s your end game. That means you need to think about content in a different way – a visual way.

Read more with AlexAnndra Ontra and James Ontra.

Export Word Documents to PowerPoint Slides

June 3, 2021

Do you have a Word document, or have you received a Word document from someone, and now you need to create a PowerPoint presentation based on the content from the Word document? Of course, you can copy and paste content as needed, or you could create a new PowerPoint presentation while continuously referring to the Word document, but what if there was a feature that lets you achieve this task with just a few clicks? Would such a feature be of interest to you?

Discover a new feature that Microsoft has introduced in Word and PowerPoint versions for the Web.

How to Make Your Feedback Inspiring

June 2, 2021

When you are about to receive feedback on your performance, how do you feel? If you’re a bit stressed your reaction won’t be unusual. Tense, worried, and slightly scared is typically how people feel before they are given personally prescribed feedback. For the person providing the evaluation, breaking through this emotional blockade can be challenging; if this is approached in the wrong way, the goal of the feedback—to improve performance—can be more difficult to achieve.

Kyle Murtagh of Toastmasters explains more.

Getting Started with Morph in PowerPoint

June 1, 2021

Every new release of PowerPoint brings forth new features, and some of these features have made people sit up and take notice. The most popular of these features has been the Morph transition effect. So, what exactly is Morph? Morph is a transition effect that you will find on the Transitions tab of the Ribbon. When you use the Morph transition, you get a total of three options in the Effect Options drop-down gallery.

Get started with the Morph transition effect in PowerPoint.

PresenterMedia’s HD Video Backgrounds: Conversation with Judd Albrecht

May 31, 2021

Judd Albrecht has always been a creative person, from when he was young all the way up until now. Some ways he satisfies that need to be creative are animating, creating graphics, writing/playing music and playing with his kids. He went to school and graduated with a degree in 3D animation. Along with a background in animation, he developed many more skills that have made him a well-rounded digital artist. The thing he loves most about being an artist at PresenterMedia is being able to create content that will help people better express their message and help bring their presentations visually to life. In this conversation, Judd talks about HD Video Backgrounds from Presenter Media.

Read the conversation here.

AKVIS Refocus AI 11 Plug-in Review

May 31, 2021

AKVIS Refocus AI 11 is a standalone program as well as an Adobe Photoshop-compatible plug-in that improves the sharpness of out-of-focus images. AKVIS Refocus is best suited for images that are a wee-bit blurred while being clicked, probably due to camera shake. Using AKVIS Refocus on these images, you can create special effects and draw attention to certain details, so as to create selective focus.

AKVIS Refocus 11 is AI-powered for focus adjustments and includes the new Motion Deblur AI mode.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

We bring you the next part of our Presentation Management series, where AlexAnndra Ontra and James Ontra explore why short and memorable presentations are more successful. We also look at how to set up a storage pool, a collection of two or more drives to store data on a NAS device. PowerPoint 365 for Windows and Mac users can learn how to play a sound across specific slides. We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.

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

The Most Popular Tricks to Do Your College Presentation on PowerPoint

May 24, 2021

College assignments and projects are crafted using an extensive curriculum that sets students ready for choosing their career paths and to learning skills that are key for their future. PowerPoint presentations are an important part of college assignments. With the many available tools, designs, and preparation formats, a few tricks and tips can help you make decks that look presentable and formal that help you get the good ranks that you are aiming for.

Read more here.

Set up Storage on the Synology DS920+

May 19, 2021

If you came straight to this post, we have already covered getting started with the Synology DS920+ NAS device. Additionally, we have also installed the DSM operating system on the NAS. Now it’s time to set up the storage pool, a collection of two or more drives to store data.

Read more here.

Wondershare DemoCreator PowerPoint Screen Recorder: The Indezine Review

May 14, 2021

What if you want to record some onscreen activity such as a PowerPoint presentation, along with both the narration delivered by the speaker and also a video of the speaker recorded via a webcam? Plus, what if you want to also record non-PowerPoint activity alongside such as a demo in another program, or even some real-time screen drawing or annotations? Now, let’s take this even more further; what if you want to do some basic editing in the resultant recording, like removing some unwanted parts? What if you could achieve all these results with just one program? Our review product, DemoCreator can fulfil all these requirements. How does it fare? Let’s find out.

Read the review here.

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