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Aspect Ratio in PowerPoint

In PowerPoint 2010 you can change the orientation of slides to make your presentations look good in wide screen or other screen sizes. To control the Aspect Ratio in PowerPoint presentations you need to change the Page Setup. To configure a special Aspect Ratio for your slides, you will need to go to Design tab …

Custom Show in PowerPoint 2013

Custom Show in PowerPoint 2013 is a nice feature that may help presenters to prepare a custom slideshow choosing which slides want to present from the original PowerPoint .pptx presentation (this feature is not new since it was available from earlier versions of PowerPoint). But, what’s the difference between the standard way to run a …

Printing Options in PowerPoint

PowerPoint has some advanced printing options that can help us to prepare the PPT presentation for print. Printing PowerPoint presentations is not something too unusual since it is well known that presenters usually deliver a printed version of the presentation for example in a conference, remote meeting or even teachers in the classroom. So, learning …

Different Methods to Copy Slides in PowerPoint 2010

While designing a PowerPoint presentations sometimes we need to copy slides from outside PowerPoint to the internal presentation, in the same presentation or even from the current PowerPoint to an external resource. There are different ways to copy slides in PowerPoint and here we will summarize a few of these methods. You can use these …

Insert a Custom Layout in PowerPoint

In PowerPoint we can create custom layouts as part of a template. This can be very convenient if we need to make custom slides for example to show quotes in PowerPoint. In order to insert a custom layout in PowerPoint we need to switch to Slide Master design in order to change the template and …

Hiding slides in PowerPoint

Hiding slides in PowerPoint is a good way to skip slides during a slideshow presentation without removing the content. By hiding slides in your PPT presentation you can bypass certain slides from the presentation without the need to delete the slide. This can be very convenient for example if you need to finish the slide …

How to Insert Dummy Text in PowerPoint 2010

Adding dummy text could be useful for designers and presenters who are preparing a PowerPoint presentation template for their presentations but don’t have yet the final copy. Especially if you want to test different animations and transitions before having the final material or copy to your slides. We have seen how to add Lorem Ipsum text …

Understanding slide sorter in PowerPoint and how it can help to organize the presentation slides

Slide Sorter in PowerPoint is a nice feature that allow us to make global changes to the PowerPoint presentation as well as reviewing the overall presentation with small slide thumbnails. This Slide Sorter view can be very helpful for presenters or presentation designers who are completing the PowerPoint presentation design and need to do an …