Category Archive: PowerPoint Tips

Powerpoint 2010, 2007, 2003 tips and tricks.

PowerPoint Picture Album – Quickly Create a Slide Deck from Pictures

PowerPoint Tip – Learn how to convert a group of pictures into a PowerPoint slide deck.

Hey! What Happened to My Ribbon?

The steps you used to un-hide the ribbon in Office 2010 will not work in version 2013. For step-by-step instructions, read this article.

PowerPoint Tip – Make Organizing Graphics Easier by @learntech

Have a lot of objects (text boxes, smartart, graphics, etc.) on your PowerPoint slides? This tip will make arranging and organizing them much easier.

PowerPoint Tip: Make Formatting Slides in a Large Presentation Easy

PowerPoint 2010 includes a section feature that allows you to group slides into categories. Similar to headings and outlines, you can manage sections, format all the slides in a section at once, and reorder sections to change parts of your presentation.

An Easy Way to Add Pizazz to your PowerPoint Text

by Jackie Kiadii, PowerPoint Trainer Are you afraid of boring your audience with slide upon slide of text? PowerPoint 2010 provides a quick way for you to jazz up boring text by changing it to smart art. Step 1 – Right-click anywhere within the text box on your slide. Step 2 – Select Convert to …

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PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 Tutorial – Create Graphics The Easy Way

Here’s a quick tip for creating graphics with PowerPoint. I often use this quick shortcut to create website buttons and other graphics. Create the graphics on a PowerPoint slide. SmartArt is a good tool for this. Select the items.Hold down your SHIFT key while you select the items, or left-click and drag a box over …

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Advanced PowerPoint 2007 Tip: Saving your Background

PowerPoint 2007 Tutorial: Saving your Presentation Backgrounds In a recent class, a student asked this question: “I really like the background picture on this slide. Is there any way I can use it some where else?” Here’s my answer: First, you have to make sure you have the right to use the picture. Once you …

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Advanced PowerPoint 2007 Tutorial – Custom Slide Shows

In this post, I shared a tip from my PowerPoint With Pizazz! class. Powerpoint 2003 Version PowerPoint’s Custom Slide Show feature allows you to use the specific slides from a single presentation in a customized presentation. This is a very handy feature. Instead of ┬áhaving to sync several PowerPoint presentations, you keep all of the …

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Easily Create Training Manuals Based on your Presentation

MS Powerpoint 2003, MS Word 2003I just received a call from a colleague. She is in the midst of creating a training manual based on her PowerPoint presentation, and she wondered if there’s an easy way to transfer the information.Copying and pasting the information slide by slide was taking all day.Fortuntately, there is.On the File …

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MS Office 2003 Tip – Save Time by Adding Buttons to your Toolbar

This tip shows you how to add buttons to any toolbar in the Microsoft Office 2003 suite (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.) Why would you use this, may ask? I have found that adding a couple of buttons to the toolbar for frequently used commands speeds up my productivity. A perfect example, from Microsoft …

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