Category Archives: PowerPoint
PowerPoint: Add a Ticker Tape Readout to Your Presentation
PowerPoint has a tremendous amount of special effects – but you can also create your own…like a ticker tape readout…Read More
Word/Excel/PowerPoint: Storing & Using Multiple Clipboard items
People often (mistakenly) think that you can only store one piece of information at a time in the Windows CLIPBOARD: and when you cut or copy a new item…you lose the first item. Not true. You can store up to 24 items in the Windows Clipboard. And access any of them throughout your day.Read More
Tip #117 – PowerPoint
PowerPoint: The Quiet Hero – the Selection Pane
The PowerPoint SELECTION PANE makes it so much easier to work on slides that contain numerous graphic and text (box) images. How?
Tip #132 – Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office: These are a Few of My Favourite Things
One great shortcut for each of Word, Excel, Outlook, Windows and PowerPoint.Read More
Tip #111 – PowerPoint
PowerPoint: Running an Intro Presentation before the Main Event
SCENARIO: While you are waiting for your slideshow presentation audience to file into the room – you’d like to run a few introductory slides…looping over and over until you’re ready to run the main presentation. At which point, you’d like to just tap a key and the main presentation starts.
Tip #044 – PowerPoint
PowerPoint: Two Shows for the Price of One
Scenario: You are about to give a PowerPoint presentation – but you’d like to have a few introductory slides looping over and over again as the audience files in. Then…when you’re ready…tap a key and the main presentation starts.
Tip #017 – PowerPoint
Access to Inaccessible Slides
We’ve all received them…slide shows (extension .pps) that arrive by email of gorgeous European castles or breathtaking scenery. If you double-click them the slide show runs automatically (so that you don’t have to know how to go into PowerPoint and start the slideshow) – but you can’t get your hands on the individual pictures…some of which you’d love to add to your desktop wallpaper collection…
Tip #016 – PowerPoint
Faster Formatting & Quick Duplication
Any text on a PowerPoint slide – be it a number/bullet list or a paragraph – is contained in a text box/frame.
You know that any time you want to format text that has already been typed – you must first select the text…Read More
Tip #060 – Word & PowerPoint
Word and PowerPoint: Great graphic tools
For those of you who let me know how exciting the last (Excel) tip was…Thank You. But…fasten your seat belts…this one is even more exciting. I kid you not!
Tip #055 – PowerPoint
PowerPoint: Sharing Slides
Scenario: You need to create a presentation and find that a slide from another presentation could be useful in this new presentation. Why re-invent the wheel?Read More