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Updated Articles and Resources
  • View Two PowerPoint Presentations at the Same Time Created: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Compare two or more PowerPoint presentations by viewing them on screen at the same time.
  • Convert PowerPoint Slide Shows to Word Documents Created: Friday, July 14, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Converting PowerPoint presentations to Word is an easy process. A few clicks and your PowerPoint presentation is converted to a Word document, ready for printing handouts.
  • Create Your Family Tree Chart Created: Monday, March 24, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Create family tree charts using PowerPoint. Download free PowerPoint family tree chart templates to add your own family tree information.
  • PowerPoint 2007 Office Button Created: Monday, March 12, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    The Office button in PowerPoint 2007 (and all Microsoft Office products) is found in the top left corner of the presentation window once it is opened.
  • Hiding PowerPoint Background Images for Printing Created: Monday, June 05, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Hide PowerPoint background images on slides to make printed handouts clearer. Hiding background graphics will make text stand out on the slides.
  • PowerPoint 2010 Audio Problems with Sound or Music Created: Monday, June 11, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Sometimes the audio file will just not play properly during a PowerPoint slide show. This article will show you the most probable cause and how to fix it.
  • What are PowerPoint Animations? Created: Sunday, April 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    An overview of PowerPoint animations, which can add variety and visual interest to your Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.
  • Insert a Copyright Symbol on a PowerPoint Slide Created: Sunday, February 27, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Insert a copyright symbol on a PowerPoint slide.
  • Add Clip Art and Pictures to PowerPoint Slides Created: Sunday, April 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Adding clip art or pictures to PowerPoint slides is a simple matter of a few clicks.
  • Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2010 Created: Sunday, January 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Your choice of slide layout will depend on the type of content you wish to display on each PowerPoint 2010 slide.
  • Adding Sounds, Music or Narration to PowerPoint 2003 Slide Shows Created: Saturday, May 13, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Add sounds, music or narration to PowerPoint presentations. Sounds can start immediately or timings can be set so that music will play over a number of slides. Play a CD track to accompany your Pow...
  • What is a PowerPoint Placeholder? Created: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Definition of a placeholder in PowerPoint.
  • The 10 Most Common Presentation Mistakes Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    This article will help you identify the ten most common presentation mistakes. Are you guilty of one or more of these?
  • 10 Tips for Creating Successful Business Presentations Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Creating effective and successful business presentations takes a little practice, but these 10 tips should help you get well on the way to being a successful presenter in the business world.
  • Converting PowerPoint 2007 and 2003 Slide Shows to Word Documents Created: Monday, August 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Converting PowerPoint 2007 presentations to Word is an easy process. A few clicks and your PowerPoint presentation is converted to a Word document ready for printing handouts.
  • What Are the Shortcut Keys to Create a New Folder? Created: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Are there any shortcut keys to create a new folder?
  • YouTube Videos and PowerPoint Created: Monday, January 07, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Download YouTube videos to use in PowerPoint. Link to live YouTube videos in PowerPoint or embed YouTube videos into PowerPoint presentations.
  • Windows Movie Maker Tutorials - How to Use Windows Movie Maker Created: Friday, April 14, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Learn how to use Windows Movie Maker. This series of free Windows Movie Maker tutorials for beginners, takes you through all the steps on how to use Windows Movie Maker." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
  • Create a Family Tree Chart in PowerPoint 2007 Created: Sunday, February 17, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Create a family tree chart using PowerPoint 2007. Download a free family tree chart to modify for your own use.
  • What is Text Wrapping? Created: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    The definition of text wrapping, also known as wrapping text, a phrase most often associated with presentation software.
  • Master Slide Created: Thursday, July 27, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    The Master Slide is the design template used within your presentation. There are four different master slides -- title, notes, handout and slide master.
  • Free PowerPoint Add-ins to Download Created: Saturday, July 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Free PowerPoint add-ins to download and install.
  • Add an Excel Chart to Your PowerPoint Presentation Created: Sunday, August 05, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Charts can add a little extra punch to your PowerPoint presentation. Any chart created in Excel can be copied and pasted into PowerPoint.
  • Audience Analysis is an Important Tool for Presentations Created: Friday, May 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Audience analysis is an important key to a successful presentation. Get to know your presentation audience before you begin your presentation.
  • A Black and White to Color Photo Trick in PowerPoint Created: Saturday, November 24, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Add a visual effect by making a picture convert from black and white to color before your eyes in a PowerPoint presentation.
  • 10 Font Tips for Presenters Created: Saturday, January 19, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    These font tips will help you make a better PowerPoint presentation. Fonts are key factors in your PowerPoint presentations.
  • Create Custom Design Templates and Master Slides in PowerPoint 2003 Created: Sunday, April 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Edit the slide master to create a custom design template. Design templates are created by applying formatting choices to the Slide Master and Title Master and saving the PowerPoint presentation as ...
  • Resume Your PowerPoint Show After a Pause Created: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Stop a PowerPoint show, tackle other tasks and then resume the slide show at the same spot.
  • Create a Web Site Using PowerPoint - The Virtual Amazing Race Created: Saturday, September 23, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Most PowerPoint presentations that are saved as Web pages, still retain the look of a PowerPoint presentation. This is not the goal of this tutorial.
  • Slide Layouts in PowerPoint Created: Saturday, April 01, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    There are many different types of slide layouts to use in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Your choice of slide layout will depend on the type of content you wish to display on each slide in yo...
  • Slide Masters in PowerPoint 2007 Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    The slide master is one of several master slides that are used in PowerPoint to make global changes to all your slides at one time.
  • Insert a YouTube Video into Your PowerPoint Presentation Created: Friday, December 14, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    The YouTube video add-in for PowerPoint, created by Shyam Pillai, makes it simple to add YouTube to your PowerPoint presentations.

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