PowerPoint Tips

Learn how to use PowerPoint and make awesome presentations with the PowerPoint tips that you can find under this category. You can read articles on PowerPoint tips and tricks for business presentations as well as other tips for presentations in general. PowerPoint tips including shortcuts and keystrokes to use PowerPoint as well as presentation tips and tricks including how to use the presenter view in PowerPoint or other screen and projection tips.

How to Copy Exact Position of PowerPoint Objects

Check Horizontal and Vertical Positions

PowerPoint has always been the go-to presentation tool for many. From beginners to students to professionals, PowerPoint has been a reliable tool for delivering small to large amounts of information. Over the years, the slide-based application has developed features and tools that allow presenters to create captivating and visually interesting presentations. Aside from straightforward texts …

How to Disable Auto Fit for Text in PowerPoint

Size and Position

Ever noticed how your text auto fits into the text-box in PowerPoint? While this is quite a convenient option, not everyone wants the text to fit in as tightly as it usually does. This is because one might be looking to make full use of a widescreen slide deck by spreading the text across the …

How to Take Screenshots with PowerPoint

Capture Screen Using PowerPoint

For many people, taking screenshots may seem like an easy, straightforward thing. You just capture what’s on your screen and you’re done. However, for those who have to take screenshots off their screens, specifically of their PowerPoint presentations on a daily basis, this can be so much more complex using third-party apps. However, what you …

How to Record Narration for PowerPoint

Recording Pane in PowerPoint

Traditional presentations often have a speaker in front of an audience, usually on a stage or podium, with the slideshow behind them. With the right kind of slideshow and an effective speaker, this setup can be compelling and memorable. However, with various technologies, applications, and devices we have today, it’s also possible to deliver equally …

Best Ways to Repurpose Your PowerPoint Presentation

Turn Slides Into an Infographic

As many presenters know all too well, creating a winning, stunning, and unforgettable presentation takes a lot of work. Oftentimes, such a stroke of genius may seem impossible to replicate. After all, you spend hours conceptualizing, planning, and crafting a highly persuasive or compelling message with seamless and outstanding visuals with the right balance of …

Essential Key Combinations in PowerPoint to Increase Productivity

Use Ctrl Key to Duplicate Objects

Keyboard shortcuts save you plenty of time and energy when you’re working. It can also allow you to focus better on your work. In PowerPoint, it can boost your productivity greatly. Let’s take a look at some essential key combinations in PowerPoint to increase productivity.

How to Reduce File Size in PowerPoint

Save Picture as JPEG File

As you create your PowerPoint presentation, you add videos, images, audio, charts, and more slides. Over time, these can add up to a lot in terms of file size. The next thing you know, you’re having trouble sending it via email or sharing it with your peers. When this happens, of course, you can’t take …

How to Use Picture as Text Background in PowerPoint

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In an earlier post, we showed you have to add an image inside text in PowerPoint. This time, we will show you have you can make an image become a background of your text in your PowerPoint slides. Having these kinds of effects in your presentations can add that elusive wow factor to your slides. …

How to Add Image to Text in PowerPoint

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When it comes to presentations, a title with a plain background can do more sprucing up without making it too gaudy. One of the best tricks to do this is by adding images to your text. Adding images to your text can help you create that elusive presentation design balance of aesthetic and function. Without …

Creating Your Presentation Outline with QuickStarter in PowerPoint

The recent editions of PowerPoint, starting from version 2016 come with a powerful feature to help create a presentation Outline. This feature is called QuickStarter. You can use QuickStarter to search and pick slide designs and content suitable for your presentation topic to give you a head start in making your presentations. QuickStarter isn’t just …