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Flip Shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

January 18, 2023

The shape on your slide looks perfect. However, if you're feeling like your slide design is a little too same-old, same-old, one way to change it up is to flip your shapes! This simple change can give your design a whole new look, while still staying on brand and within the bounds of your slide content. So next time you're looking for a quick refresh, try flipping your shapes!

Learn how to flip shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: January 17, 2023

January 17, 2023

We begin with Jerry Weissman's post about the benefits of using analogies. As he says, "One of the most effective techniques at their disposal is to use an analogy or a comparison of seemingly unrelated subjects. As soon as readers see the connection between the two, they gain a better understanding of the primary material."

We then look at rotating shapes in various versions of PowerPoint. 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.


In Praise of Analogies

January 11, 2023

Professional writers—fiction, non-fiction, journalists, even sportswriters—strive to find new and creative ways to add dimension to their writing. One of the most effective techniques at their disposal is to use an analogy or a comparison of seemingly unrelated subjects. As soon as readers see the connection between the two, they gain a better understanding of the primary material.

Read more with Jerry Weissman.


Rotate Shapes in PowerPoint for the Web

January 6, 2023

Let us say you insert a shape into your PowerPoint slide. What do you do next? You probably want to make some changes to it, like resizing or rotating it. This is no different than what we do in our everyday lives, like rearranging our work desks or even changing the position of our favorite chair. Similarly, all objects on your slide need to be arranged in a way that feels appropriate, and rotation is one way of making this change happen. In PowerPoint for the Web, rotation can be applied in three ways.

Learn how to rotate shapes approximately and accurately in PowerPoint for the Web.


Rotate Shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Mac

January 5, 2023

Let us say you insert a shape into your PowerPoint slide. What do you do next? You probably want to make some changes to it, like resizing or rotating it. This is no different than what we do in our everyday lives, like rearranging our work desks or even changing the position of our favorite chair. Similarly, all objects on your slide need to be arranged in a way that feels appropriate, and rotation is one way of making this change happen. In PowerPoint 365 for Mac, rotation can be applied in three ways.

Learn how to rotate shapes approximately and accurately in PowerPoint 365 for Mac.


Rotate Shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

January 2, 2023

Let us say you insert a shape into your PowerPoint slide. What do you do next? You probably want to make some changes to it, like resizing or rotating it. This is no different than what we do in our everyday lives, like rearranging our work desks or even changing the position of our favorite chair. Similarly, all objects on your slide need to be arranged in a way that feels appropriate, and rotation is one way of making this change happen. In PowerPoint 365 for Windows, rotation can be applied in three ways.

Learn how to rotate shapes approximately and accurately in PowerPoint 365 for Windows.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: December 27, 2022

December 27, 2022

We first feature well-known author Jerry Weissman, who talks about the 3rd edition of his book, In the Line of Fire. We also show how you can optimally resize shapes in three ways: by dragging, by using keyboard shortcuts, and by typing exact values. We bring you tutorials for resizing shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows and Mac. We also have a similar PowerPoint for the Web tutorial.

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.


Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint for the Web

December 23, 2022

You typically insert shapes on a slide, by clicking or click-dragging, but even then, you may realize that the shape you placed is not the perfect size. Do you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller? Either way, it's easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint.

Learn how to resize shapes in PowerPoint for the Web.


In the Line of Fire, 3rd Edition: Conversation with Jerry Weissman

December 19, 2022

Jerry Weissman is the founder and president of Suasive, Inc., formerly Power Presentations, Ltd. Jerry founded Suasive in 1988 and quickly established himself as the coach for Silicon Valley CEOs delivering critical presentations for their IPO roadshows. He taught them to tell their company stories through the eyes of their investors, and in so doing, significantly increased the valuations of their companies. In this conversation, Jerry talks about the recently released 3rd edition of his book, In the Line of Fire.

Read more in this interview.

Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Mac

December 14, 2022

You typically insert shapes on a slide, by clicking or click-dragging, but even then, you may realize that the shape you placed is not the perfect size. Do you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller? Either way, it's easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint.

Learn how to resize shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Mac.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: December 13, 2022

December 13, 2022

We first feature a gaming template for PowerPoint, which is for a memory game from Kacharuk Marukpitak. Kacharuk talks about why he created this template and also why this is free. Diana Robertson of Toastmasters International shares four actionable ways to ramp up your confidence while Paul Carroll explains what to include within a great farewell speech.

We then bring you a tutorial on ways to insert shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Mac users. 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.


Resizing Shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows

December 12, 2022

You typically insert shapes on a slide, by clicking or click-dragging, but even then, you may realize that the shape you placed is not the perfect size. Do you want it larger, or a wee bit smaller? Either way, it's easy to make the size change in a jiffy, right inside PowerPoint.

Learn how to resize shapes in PowerPoint 365 for Windows.


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