Skip to main content

Questions tagged [microsoft-powerpoint]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
93 views

Powerpoint: How to automate sequential numbers across text boxes

Background: There are two slides each slide has a set of 3 text boxes: each containing a number the numbers are to be sequential and not duplicative Slide 1: 1,2,3 Slide 2: 4,5,6 The goal is to ...
gatorback's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
45 views

powerpoint doesn't wait for mouse click in animation

Сразу идет вся анимация подряд. Задержать её не получается. везде стоят "по щелчку", но программа игнорирует задержки. Причем презентация создавалась на 2019 версии на работе. Дома на 2016 ...
Алексей М's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
69 views

Is there a good way to work with this powerpoint file in illustrater

I have quite a complex powerpoint. I made it in powerpoint in the first place, because I knew how to make it like this so far. But now the next part will be easier in illustrator. It has to be ...
Joachim Hallgren Bünger's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
51 views

Powerpoint: Quick Styles only apply partially

With Quick Styles in Powerpoint it's possible to choose from a list of styles to apply to a text box. These styles set things like background color, border color and text color. However, for some ...
Peter's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
1 answer
59 views

PowerPoint: Is there a way to use PowerPoint as a 'CMS'? i.e. I create a template with assets & folder., and my client can replace the assets

I am using PowerPoint to design a series of templates for my client. (Yes, I know PPT is not the most ideal solution, but that was the decision) This will be used to display some text & image ...
cgtk's user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

PowerPoint won't let me edit a text box within a template

I'm having an issue with this template for PowerPoint and need some assistance. I'm currently using the slides containing the text "Zitat bearbeiten" (slide 11) and the one with two columns ...
manuel459's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

How to add an action button in Powerpoint that opens the file explorer?

I am interested in creating an action button in my PPT presentation that can open the file explorer on mac or windows so that the user can insert a picture. Basically I have a mockup of a phone and I ...
JohnPaperslack's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
256 views

How can I make hyphens work with spell-check in PowerPoint?

I sometimes manually introduce a hyphen in a long word to split it across two lines. I do this when I justify a paragraph to keep the automatic spacing between words small. Example without hyphen: ...
Roel Vermeulen's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Is there a way to create persistent bullets in Power Point?

I have added thee custom bullets to the Style Master Text placeholder, however I would like to have a choice to choose one of those three bullets on the fly. These come through a custom font. This ...
Aasim Azam's user avatar
  • 1,309
0 votes
2 answers
1k views

How can I paste a text into multiple textboxes at once, instead of individually one by one, in PowerPoint?

I have a slide with many rectangles, and I'd like to paste a certain text in each of them, without individually pasting it in each one. If possible, formatted text. I'd like to be able to select all ...
Roel Vermeulen's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
606 views

How to render into 60fps video without lagging in power point

I do make a simple video like WatchData video by using Powerpoint. The problem that I occurs is that the video that I render is lagging even in 60fps. There are two ways I do render Powerpoint; Just ...
user1134456's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
148 views

Save PowerPoint (fullscreen) presentation view as document or vector image?

I have not found a way to save the presentation view at a time X during a presentation as a document of some kind, ideally as a vector graphic (i.e. as PPTX, PDF, SVG or similar). Is this true, or is ...
David.P's user avatar
  • 163
2 votes
1 answer
313 views

Editing fonts in emf file within PowerPoint

I have a bunch of emf files that were converted from svg files with Inkscape commandline. The SVG files were autogenerated and have text objects. Within an SVG file, the text is nicely editable. For ...
Majte's user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

Creating high quality text over solid backgraound image [duplicate]

I'm trying to make post for an Instagram account, posts are simple, just some texts over simple one color solid background but, the problem is that the quality isn't well enough and writings are not ...
mike's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
38 views

When designing a simple website toolbar layout in powerpoint office 16, is it possible to animate menu items to expand and collapse upon clicking?

I am designing the layout/look-and-feel of a website in Microsoft PowerPoint (Office 16) on Windows 10. The website I am designing will have a horizontal toolbar at the top that will allow the user to ...
user1068636's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
304 views

Arrowheads not handled in copy+paste to external application

Using the latest version of Inkscape in Windows 10, I am trying to copy vector geometry from my drawing out into a powerpoint presentation. I have accepted that no technology exists yet to exchange ...
J Collins's user avatar
  • 133
6 votes
2 answers
2k views

Powerpoint - best size for a poster on a 55 inch monitor

I want to display a scientific poster on a 55 inch television. Paper posters usually have A0 dimensions (84,1 x 118,9 cm). The powerpoint template from the congress has a wide format with 33,867 cm ...
Schillerlocke's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
82 views

Any justification for default PowerPoint 2019 fonts?

I am using MS PowerPoint 2019 with the default settings and with these, my slide looks like this: It by default uses Calibri Light 44 for the slide caption, and Calibri for the rest of the text (...
Tomas's user avatar
  • 219
1 vote
0 answers
83 views

How can you format rows of text to offset in PowerPoint

I am trying to skew rows of text in a PowerPoint textbox automatically. Example: I have been able to achieve these results through manual means, such as adding leading spaces or adding a textbox for ...
Bob Jones's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

PowerPoint footer/header logos: best practices

In the previous company I worked for, they'd always add their logo in all of a PowerPoint's pages. Cover, content page, chapter pages, everywhere. In my current one, they're fine as long as their and ...
Dreamsage's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
256 views

How to remove spaces present after some letters but not others in PowerPoint

Some letters in my PowerPoint have a space after them that is seemingly impossible to remove. I've tried changing font, adjusting kerning, and character spacing. Nothing removes the spaces. An example ...
Zippy's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
2 answers
689 views

Drawing a line with three dots at each end in Powerpoint

I am building a Powerpoint presentation about geometry. I want to draw a line with 3 dots at each end. Does anyone know of a simple way to do that? I am talking about as in the shapes that PowerPoint ...
Cantor's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
0 answers
179 views

Strange fonts and keyboard input in some cells of power point

I an forced to use a template in ppt and in some cells of the template I get a very extrange behaviour: "Click to add subtitle" appears in very rare fonts When I press some letters in my ...
Praderas's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Simplifying PowerPoint Template to Remove Effects, Layers etc

I'm using a PowerPoint template (and a very old version of PowerPoint - 2007). When the presentation is played, the text on a slide comes in stages as I move through. I want to “flatten” (if that's ...
Robin Andrews's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
106 views

Animation in powerpoint of mathematical proofs

I'm working on a powerpoint presentation of a mathematical proof. I'm showing it using a tabel of 2 columns - one is with the mathematical statements and the other is with the rationale. Meaning each ...
Cantor's user avatar
  • 133
0 votes
0 answers
35 views

Power Point: SVGs to slides

I have a very simple task I want to accomplish: I have a folder with 25 SVGs created in Adobe Illustrator, and I want to create individual slides from these SVGs each containing one. I can insert SVGs ...
bweber's user avatar
  • 103
1 vote
1 answer
3k views

How to convert a scanned hand sketch to a PowerPoint diagram?

I have a PDF scan of a line drawing that someone made by hand. I'd like to turn it into an editable PowerPoint diagram. The image is pretty simple, like a cartoon with no shading, and has some text ...
KAE's user avatar
  • 251
6 votes
1 answer
363 views

How to match Inkscape color to PowerPoint?

I am trying to create a slideshow with PowerPoint 365 (using Windows 10) and I was thinking on using some illustrations from Inkscape 1.1. For this I am trying to get the same color down in both ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Powerpoint to saving a picture in .svg format

I am drawing circuits in powerpoint for a report. The idea is to save this circuit as an .svg file which will be included in latex after converting it to.eps format. While saving the picture ...
RAN's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
2 answers
1k views

Cropping every image to a special shape in powerpoint

I have a PowerPoint premium template (attached). I don't know how, but it crops every image to a special styled shape. Any idea how can I do that in case I want to change these shapes? I have checked ...
umair mughal's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
295 views

Bullet and regular text styles in PowerPoint

I want to make a PowerPoint template. I am editing the master slides to build the different layouts I need. However, I did not manage to create a text placeholder that would set the style for 'regular ...
PotatoesRutabaga's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
151 views

How do I write in multiple positions in a Venn Diagram in PowerPoint?

I want to make a similar chart to this , but using the smart Art feature in PowerPoint : PowerPoint allows me to only write in one center line position of the Venn Diagram. while I need to make such ...
user162898's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
3k views

Is there any easy way to convert shapes in Powerpoint to adobe illustrator so they are editable?

I have 40 figures which I generated largely in powerpoint (text boxes, lines, etc all from the program in addition to copy pasted images). Is there any way to convert these files to an illustrator ...
Ellen Martinez's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
77 views

Transparent Logo for PowerPoint template

I am looking for a way to create a template in which a transparent logo is always on top of an image placeholder. Google doesn't seem to be very helpful in that area. What I have found out so far is ...
The_Higgs_Boson's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
155 views

How to merge all powerpoint slides into one 3D wireframe view similar to image attached

I want to make my presentation slides merge into one 3D view png file. The image attached is how I would like my presentation slides to merge into one 3D view.
Max's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
240 views

Cropped video changes to original uncropped version when saved as a media file

I used Powerpoint to create a screen recording and cropped the recording in Powerpoint, but when I saved it as an mp4 media file the entire part of the screen that was originally recorded, instead of ...
user402525's user avatar
-1 votes
3 answers
2k views

How to add this unchangeable text below each slide?

I'd like to know how do I add a text below the Powerpoint slides, something similar to what is added to every presentation here: https://www.free-power-point-templates.com/ I mean this text: How can ...
Pikk's user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Copy Table format

I am looking for a solution. There are tables with different formatting on my Power point presentation. I want to choose one of them as a reference to follow for the other table formats and update ...
user119166's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
203 views

Changing PowerPoint Layout for one page only?

How is it possible to implement multiple layouts within one PowerPoint file? I tried following Microsoft Help article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/use-multiple-themes-in-one-...
J. Doe's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
2 answers
194 views

Operate on all hidden slides in powerpoint

Hi I have a large number of hidden slides in my powerpoint presentation. They are not contiguous, so that I can't select them using just the SHIFT key. I'd like to color them with the same ...
Leo Simon's user avatar
  • 101
2 votes
1 answer
4k views

Sans-serif font with both standalone and circled digits

I am looking for a sans-serif font, preferably a standard Microsoft one, that has digits 1-9 in standalone format (e.g. 1) and also in circled white/black variants (e.g. ① and ❶). Wingdings and ...
Gabor Szarnyas's user avatar
0 votes
3 answers
4k views

Is there a way to numerically modify the yellow handles of a shape in PowerPoint?

Several shapes in PowerPoint come with yellow handles that allow you to manipulate the shape, such as in the partial circle shape. You get two handles that decide the starting and finishing angle, ...
Roel Vermeulen's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
897 views

Powerpoint: Fade out video clip (plus audio) on mouse click and go to next slide

Tried all kinds of things, can't seem to get it to work. What I want is this: I have a slide with a video clip on it that automatically starts playing when the slide is loaded. This is a 3 minute clip ...
Zippy1970's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
444 views

Inkscape: Stroke width different when exporting .pptx to PDF

So I created an infographic in Inkscape that I use in my Powerpoint-Presentation (Office 2016). When I save my presentation as .pdf, the stroke width changes (it becomes much thicker). The same ...
jng224's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
1 answer
310 views

Animation on text using PowerPoint

Rafael's interpretation of the question I want an animation in PowerPoint, where one word appears from left to right, as it is being typed, and then it disappears as it is being deleted with a ...
user117140's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
636 views

PowerPoint image with link on master slide

I have an image with a url link on a master slide in PowerPoint. The link works in slide master view, but in normal view, the link does not work. Is there a way to get an image with a link in a ...
itsmikem's user avatar
  • 483
1 vote
1 answer
902 views

merging with transparent color in powerpoint

My question is more general than the example. But suppose I have The colors here are transparent. Using the Merge Shapes-> Union option in Powerpoint for the two orthogonal sheets, I get My goal ...
cleanplay's user avatar
  • 113
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there a way in MS Powerpoint to classify all of the content in a document into 2 categories so I can choose to hide one category?

I am a teacher and I would like to distribute my Powerpoint slides as a PDF to students with certain content hidden. I would also like easily switch to showing all content (nothing hidden) to print a ...
user2684827's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
292 views

When I edit an equation, it removes all animations from that slide. Is this an option or a bug? Is it possible to change this?

It's pretty straightforward. I've recently started teaching a large course (190 students), and this has forced me to teach using PowerPoint instead of a white board. The biggest issue I've faced with ...
Matt McMahon's user avatar
1 vote
3 answers
908 views

Fully responsive presentations

I'm in need to create a responsive power-point like presentation that is landscape on desktop and portrait on mobile. PDF's could also work. Which would be the best practice and is there a way to ...
HenrijsS's user avatar
  • 113