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Questions about the presentation software from Microsoft, based on a "slideshow" methodology.

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Design tab is not showing up in Powerpoint [closed]

I'm having a problem with Powerpoint. The Design tab is not showing. But on other computer that tab is showing. This is a screenshot of the other PC and mine How to show this tab?
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How to apply the slide master bullet style in local formatting in PowerPoint 365

You can define a bullet style in a master layout that would be applied to all layout children of the said master layout. However, this style is not propagated to the local formatting preferences. ...
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How to delete timing in powerpoint on Mac

I recorded a presentation using powerpoint. But when I present again using the same slides, my speech and timing have been recorded. I am able to delete the speeches but the slides always ...
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How to link slides from a “parent”-ppt to other “child” copies so that changes in any copy will be automatically reflected in all others?

We have the following scenario: One "parent" presentation in pptx format with all slides we ever created Many "child" copies that are generated for different purposes and contain different ...
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How to use a Wacom tablet to draw shapes on Microsoft Power Point

I have Power Point 2016 (16.16) running on a Mac with High Sierra and the latest Wacom driver installed on the laptop. The point is although I can control the input with the Wacom pen, I can't find a ...
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Match projected RGB to printed CMYK

We produce projected slides (RGB) and printed posters (CMYK) that sometimes appear adjacent to each other. We find that the same graphics looks very different in the two mediums. How can we adjust the ...
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How to export an Illustrator file to an emf file, to be placed in PowerPoint, without loss of quality?

I have this image in Illustrator: The stripes are individual ungrouped objects that are perfectly aligned to each other and has no stroke. When I export the file to emf, insert it in PowerPoint, and ...
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find and replace on all slides?

how can I do a find and replace all across all slides in powerpoint? If I use the replace window (Ctrl + H), it only seems to do it on the current slide. However, I swear the first time I tried it ...
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Dimension in cm and format

I have to create a powerpoint poster. The following guidelines are given: Now I am very confused. In powerpoint I see the options to set the size of the slide: But what about format and pixels? ...
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PowerPoint edit points: eliminate Bezier handles

Any time I try to edit points of a shape in PowerPoint, the points have Bezier handles, and I want them as corner points. Selecting the context menu item for straight point or corner point doesn't ...
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How can I allow a GIF to play in PowerPoint Normal mode?

I have a problem that the gif picture is not playing in normal mode, I know that this is normal, it would be playing only in presentation mode. I just want to check if there is any trick to make it ...
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How do you change the thickness of ink pen in MS PowerPoint 2016 during a slide show presentation?

I am able to successfully change the thickness of an ink pen in Power Point 2016 when I'm not in a slide show mode, however, when I play slides "From Beginning", the ink pen thickness does not seem to ...
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delay playing animated gif in PowerPoint

I have an animated gif that plays once (no loop). In PowerPoint, I want it to play when it appears on the slide, on a click. Right now, it seems to play before it appears. Is there a way to delay ...
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PowerPoint 2016: Text disappear when “Convert to Shape” an SVG plot

I am trying to "Convert to Shape" an SVG plot according to this tutorial (Convert an SVG image to an Office shape) in PowerPoint 2016. The SVG file I am trying to edit is https://svgshare.com/i/5AL....
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Converting a Customer's designs in Powerpoint into InDesign

My client would like a catalogue designed using PDFs that they already have. These PDFs have been exported for web use so I don't believe they will be good enough quality for print. I have asked if ...
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What design is this?

I have been unable to look for the powerpoint format shown below. I am using powerpoint 2016 and was hoping someone could let me know
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PowerPoint: change order of slide masters in layout button

Is it possible to change the order of slide masters in the layout button on the Home tab of the ribbon? I have several slide masters that I've designed, and I'd like one in particular to appear first ...
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How to easily replace an image in every slide across a PowerPoint presentation (Symbols)?

I'd like to be able to reuse a resource across multiple slides (multiple instances) and be able to edit the "master instance" and apply changes to all instances. In Illustrator / Sketch this ...
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How to have gifs wait for each other?

I have 2 gifs that will keep repeating in my powerpoint slide. Gif A has 40 frames while the gif B has only 20. How do I get gif B to wait till A is finished before restarting its animation ?
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Powerpoint - how to make pictures equal distances from opposite sides of the slide

I have multiple slides in a presentation, and have been asked to add images at the top-right and top-left of each slide. The images are roughly the same size, and I am trying to find a way to ensure ...
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Lifted corner effect in Powerpoint

How to create a lifted corner effect on a box in Powerpoint? I want to achieve the "effect 2" result as in this link.
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Setting default tex box in PowerPoint

I am currently creating a PPT template. Everything was smoothly processing till I tried to copy a manually created textbox from another PPT file. The font size and color have been defined from the ...
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I designed a Powerpoint deck and would like to convert the design into a PPT template. is it possible? and if so, how?

I designed a Powerpoint presentation and would like to convert the design into a PPT template. is it possible? and if so, how? i don't mean to "save as" .potx but to actually auto create the master ...
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PowerPoint: Proceed to next slide on click, regardless of the ongoing animations in the current slide

What I currently have can be seen in this video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxYxBmy8_iA3akhNdzBhOGJCSXc/view?usp=sharing In the video you can see that I need to click twice in order to get to ...
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Create a dedicated (small caps) TrueType font from and existing OpenType font

As Powerpoint 2016 does not allow for using dedicated (prettier) OpenType small caps—but instead creates its own poorly spaced alternative—I'd like to create a dedicated (TrueType) small caps version ...
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Can I change an object from the master slide only for this slide?

I have a presentation, and a set of masterslides. On the master slides I have some lines for a certain representation. The vertical location of these lines should be changed depending on the amount of ...
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Exporting clipping mask from Illustrator to use in PowerPoint

I have used a clipping mask in Illustrator on a vector object. When I export as EMF and import in to PowerPoint the mask got released. Is there any way to export from Illustrator and retain the ...
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Zoom in high resolution image in a presentation

I have an image of global view of the Moon. I have a second one which is from a different camera, very high res of an area few kilometers in size. During a presentation I want to zoom in from a global ...
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Make Illustrator Infographics Fully editable in PowerPoint

I create complex infographics in Illustrator that include both shape and text elements. From time to time my clients need a fully editable version that they can manipulate using only Microsoft office ...
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Object on master slide not applying to slides on PowerPoint (not text)

I have a PDF that I've converted to PPT. I want to add a partner's logo to the footer of the document (image file, no text). However, when I add the logo to the master slide, it either doesn't appear ...
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What is the best way to include links in presentations?

I am creating a presentation in Google Slides that requires that I use a link for a usable web-demo at a specified URL. However, any attempt I make at inserting a hyperlink into my document looks ...
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Is it possible to export PowerPoint presentations to PDF with vector graphics preserved?

Is it possible to export PowerPoint to PDF with vector graphics preserved? Any method I try seems to rasterize all images, even though most, if not all, are .SVG placed in the PPTx presentation. ...
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Solid layer in Powerpoint 2016 embedded video changes color, slightly

I've exported a video from Adobe After Effects into .avi, as well as encoded to .mp4, .wmv, .m4v and other formats using Adobe Media Encoder. Since I can't get a transparent alpha layer to work, I've ...
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disabling PowerPoint's “automatic centering”

When I design charts in PowerPoint, I sometimes need to typographically fine tune the text boxes of data values, where I have to zoom all the way in to see them. Inevitably, PowerPoint will ...
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Converting from WMF to EPS using Adobe Illustrator?

I have created an image in PowerPoint, then saved it as WMF format. After that I used Adobe Illustrator to convert it to EPS, but it appears different and black edges appear.
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How to export a pdf file with each stage of builds from Adobe InDesign?

I am using Adobe InDesign to create slides for an oral presentation at a conference (as a substitute for Microsoft PowerPoint). The end product that I want is a pdf file with my slides. I am not ...
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Potential employer wants PowerPoint files

For presentation deck designers: Is it customary for potential employers to ask you to send them PPT files? I've ran into this recently and I don't feel comfortable sending other client's work to ...
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PowerPoint 2007: Snapping still happening even after turning off

I'm hoping someone here can help me because it's very annoying and time consuming to get done what I need to accomplish when the program acts up. You'd think that shutting off snap to grid and to ...
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Moving to next slide after completion of animation which requires MouseClick (PowerPoint)

I'm working with a Presentation and I have some problems... Before asking them I'd like to show up objects/element of slide I'm working on: I've added some elements in a slide and I'd like do ...
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PowerPoint persistent default styles for shapes

For every PowerPoint I work on, I always have set a new shape's fill, its stroke, and take off its default shadow. Once I give it my look, I know I can keep this as a default style with right-click | ...
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Images with a style applied loses quality immediately even before saving

I have a number of very good quality photos inserted into PowerPoint 2016. There are over 30 of them and to keep it easy for the client to update them later I simply applied a style (simple white ...
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How to shadow part of a list in Powerpoint?

I am making a PowerPoint presentation where I cover several topics. I have some slides where I recall the outline of my presentation with a list. I would like to partially shadow the topics of my ...
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Error when saving pptx with embed fonts

Getting this message when I try to embed fonts in my presentation with "only the characters used" option selected: "Some of your fonts cannot be saved with the presentation. Adobe Gothic Std B Bold ...
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Arranging hundreds of pictures on a PowerPoint slide

every quarter I have to take roughly 100-200 thumbnails of slightly varying size and arrange them on a PowerPoint slide. Each image is scalable of another but some may be 100x400 while others are ...
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Shape in Illustrator so it can be editable in PowerPoint

How to save a shape in Illustrator so it can be editable in PowerPoint 2016 (MAC OS). I should be able to recolour and it has to scalable on re-sizing.
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POWERPOINT - customize page numbering? [closed]

I was wondering if there's a way to number pages in Powerpoint using this style : "01, 02, 03..." instead of "1, 2, 3..." Thanks a lot Mey
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InDesign/Powerpoint to JPEG for 50" widescreen monitor viewing

I'm trying to export a file (either InDesign or PowerPoint) that can be exported to a JPEG to be viewed on a 50" widescreen monitor off of a thumb drive. There is no computer attached, it is a smart ...
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Professional Powerpoint design from Indesign

I just have some very basic questions regarding how a professional designer would approach creating an impressive Powerpoint presentation using todays techniques. The presentation has to be made in ...
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GIFs on PowerPoint 2010 running at a lower frame rate than actual

As the title suggests. I have to put a GIF I made on Flash in a PowerPoint presentation. But when I run the presentation, the GIF runs on a dreadfully low frame rate. Is this issue fixed in later ...
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From a .ppt, produce many .pdf with slight variation

I have an invitation in .ppt format. The first text area starts with Hello Name,. I would like to produce 500 .pdf documents, where each .pdf differ by the Name in hello Name. The first .pdf is for my ...