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How to/best way to change a widescreen presentation to standard without breaking format/squishing images…?

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How does everyone manage updating PowerPoint decks. How do you indicate which slides still need updated or reformatted versus which ones are done?

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Does anybody know where I can download any good macros for ppt. I am leaving consulting soon and want to make sure I can have some good shortcuts!

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Is it possible to link a title on a PowerPoint slide to other slides in the presentation? (Like how in Excel you can link to other cells so you don't have to keep filling in the same information) … more

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What are the best PowerPoint plugins you recommend? All consultancies have their own, as a freelancer I am looking for a good alternative including all typical productivity and formatting tools if pos… more

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Hey how do you add a diagram to a slide that is very wide and has a lot of detail? I don’t want to break it up into different slides but it’s huge. Any suggestions

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What are your slide deck pet peeves?

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How do you add a column to the left side of a ppt table without resizing all the other columns?!

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Hello Fishes, my manager asked me to sanitize the slide and send it to the client that the team presented last week. It’s my first day on working the project. How should I get started and what all thi… more

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Still have not found an ideal solution to manage multiple projects (tasks) and teams in ppt. Gaant chats, inserting excel....do you have an idea?

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How can I get accelerator keys (alt controls) for PowerPoint mac ? I got the accelerator keys app for excel but doesn’t work on ppt.

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I have a gif that plays fine in normal view but doesn’t play in slide show view. Anyone know how to fix? Am on Office 365

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have a requirement to show an interactive scatter chart in Power Point from data stored in an Excel spreadsheet. Power Point and Excel files need to be in the same folder on a local machine and usabl… more

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Any PPT productivity plug-in recs (solo license)? Used Templafy (loved it) at my last firm, but they apparently only do Corp subscriptions. Looking for a good, affordable one I can get expensed at my … more

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Is there a way to clear the text of multiple text boxes all at once? Without deleting the text boxes.

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Can rows be set to be collapsible in a table?

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For thinkcell, does anyone know how to change the default margins for text boxes? You can’t seem to do it the same way as regular ppt and I can’t find anything on google

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Interested in which add-ins people have used and can recommend for ppt to make slide building faster and easier. We have "designed" our own but feel like there might be better options e.g. D… more

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How do I resize individual rows/columns inside a table without the whole table shrinking?

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Why don't we do these things on InDesign?

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Feedback pls?

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Why am I so afraid to work on Powerpoint? I feel I am always trying to find ways to stay away from it. It just drains me ;( I want to be good at it. I don’t want to run away anymore 😞☹️

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Should I use 4:3 or 16:9 for my ppts? Client wants to use 4:3 and I think they are insane.

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When you align objects, is there some way to “pin” down one object? Ex. I want to align object A to the center of object B, not the other way around. My understanding is that it uses the larger obje… more

Is there any way to paste slides from one deck to another with out bringing in the corresponding slide master.

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Anyone know if you can paste a text box as a placeholder in Slide Master?

Pasted a list from excel to PowerPoint however when I try to make them bullets, PowerPoint reads it as a group of text (only puts a bullet for the first line). Can manually delete and press enter for … more

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So who else creates their slides in MS Word? Never liked the UI of PowerPoint.

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Select an item -> select a box -> ctrl + shift and drag. Creates aligned copies

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How do I upgrade my version of PowerPoint?

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Never create net new slides. Use past formats to tweak and upgrade

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Quick Tip: Use smart art to quickly frame up a slide and then convert it into shapes. Saves a lot of time.

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