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Paste Text from Chrome into PowerPoint 2011 Notes

If you are experiencing difficulties to copy and paste text from Chrome into PowerPoint 2011 then here is a simple way to troubleshoot it. The Paste Special command in PowerPoint let you paste clipboard content choosing the format you want from a list of available formats. In this case, if you are copying text from Chrome it may come …

How to Disable Protected View in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

PowerPoint takes care of your privacy and help you to protect it by offering a set of features available inside MS Office programs. For example, every time someone shared a presentation with you and you open in your computer, you will be alerted with a yellow message saying that the Protected View is enabled. You …

How to Add a Slide to a Powerpoint Presentation

Adding a slide to a PowerPoint presentation is maybe one of the most basic tasks to do when you create a new presentation. Why? Basically because when you start PowerPoint the new presentation looks empty, with a single slide. Unless you want to make a presentation containing a unique slide, you may be interested to …

How to Open New Presentation File Formats in Earlier Versions of Microsoft PowerPoint

If you are running older versions of PowerPoint or MS Office (like PowerPoint 2003 or 2000) and you want to open a PowerPoint presentation that was created in a recent version such as PowerPoint 2007, 2010 or even the new PowerPoint 2013, then you can do that by installing a compatibility pack named Microsoft Office …

How to Create Text Columns in PowerPoint 2010

If you need to add text in columns using PowerPoint then we will show you how to create text columns for your slides. This can be easily configured in a text shape in PowerPoint 2010 using the textbox properties. Like in the picture below, we have used three columns for the sample PowerPoint showing how …

Another Way to Play a PowerPoint Slide Show in a Window

Recently we have seen how to open a PowerPoint slide show in a normal window that is resizable and very useful to share online and make screencasts using PowerPoint or remote meetings if you don’t have a secondary monitor nor don’t want to play it in full-screen mode. Today we will see another way to …

How to use Triggers in PowerPoint 2010

Triggers in PowerPoint are a great feature that lets us configure some events to start playing certain animations. You can use Triggers for example to configure a button to play an animation during a PowerPoint presentation slideshow. To use Triggers in PowerPoint, first add an animation to any object, textarea or shape. Also add a …