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3 Ways to Resize Your Slides in PowerPoint
Perhaps one of the bigger pains in PowerPoint is changing your slide size from 4:3 to 16:9 or vice versa. Let’s go through the pros and cons of each method. The Fast Way The fastest way to change the slide ratio is to go to the design tab and clicking on slide size.…
Using Long Screenshots in Presentations
The Problem You want to show the entire length of a web page in your presentation. You don’t want to rely on the spotty internet connection, so you don’t link to the live site or embed the webpage into your slide. However the full screenshot is entirely too long to…
Animated Slide Backgrounds
It can be agreed upon that video can be one of the most impactful elements used in articles, social media posts, or presentations. We can also agree that putting video into a presentation exponentially increases the probability of something going wrong while…
Editable Icons and Such
As PowerPoint evolves, so do the methods of bringing in editable vector files. If you’re lucky enough to have the most recent version of PowerPoint, you have the option of going to the Insert tab and choosing Icons. For those of you who are stuck in, say, PowerPoint…
Making clean proofs of slides with complex animations
There’s a workaround for that. Note to reader: There’s ALWAYS a workaround. If you’re like me, you love to enhance your story with appropriate animation within PowerPoint. Both simple and complex animations can bring the information presented to life and…
The Dot Zip Trick
How do I pull the images out of this presentation? Have you ever wished you had the native image, video, or audio files out of a presentation? There is an incredibly fast way to do it. Select the presentation file that you want, right-click, and choose Rename. Add the…
Slide Makeover Timelapse
Focusing In On Data
When telling a story with data, a presenter will have a few sets of data to show the audience and then only speak about a particular series or data point. Instead of just showing one chart on screen, let’s use the “focus chart” technique to zero in on what the…
On-screen, in-print, and speaker prompts in one file.
In this quick tip, you’ll learn how to make your presentation include the following in one PowerPoint file: On screen presenter support slides Talking points for the speaker to see while on stage Printed handout On screen slides This one is pretty self-explanatory.…
No paragraph rule styles in PowerPoint? No problem!
Who wishes that there was an option for paragraph rules in PowerPoint? Yeah, me too. While I don’t have an option that works all of the time for you, I do have a few hacks that will get you what you want. I recently had an ask to recreate a case study document in…
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