Malware Exploits Microsoft PowerPoint Vulnerability A new malware campaign has been sent into the wild, and most security programs are not detecting it. Remcos, the malware variant, is bypassing detection by exploiting a Microsoft PowerPoint vulnerability. Remcos is hidden within a malicious attachment that is being distributed via email. The email is disguised as an […]
Step by step instruction on how to apply a slide master to an existing PowerPoint presentation.
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PowerPoint expert Ellen Finkelstein explains how to use SmartArt to make your PowerPoint slides more visually attractive.
How to use a remote to start a video in a PowerPoint presentation.
Any time you have 3 or more similar objects on a PowerPoint slide, you may want to make them equidistant.
You can make PowerPoint slides look 3-dimensional using several techniques:
Recently, a reader asked me how to present without using any of the animation he had created. You can do that in the Set Up Show dialog box…
We usually think of PowerPoint as being used by a live presenter who stands in front of a live audience. But PowerPoint can be used in other ways:
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Learn how you can create a PowerPoint background that changes colors when you change your theme’s color set.
How to create charts in PowerPoint for comparing 2 very different types of data.
In this post, I explain in detail how to use 3D rotation. I start with PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2010; then I explain where to find similar features in PowerPoint 2003.
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A reader asked me how to create a looping ending. In another post, I explain how to create a looping introduction. Although the technique that I came up with is different from the one for a looping introduction, it’s quite easy.
Cool dynamic transitions help you connect 2 slides.
A great way to emphasize and draw attention to an object on a slide is to circle it.
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Create your own graphics & icons for PowerPoint using clip art.
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Create a PowerPoint timeline or agenda in PrezentationZen style.
3 things you must avoid when delivering a presentation to a live audience
Presentation handouts: Yes or no, what kind, and when?
Improve readability and design with a better PowerPoint template/theme.
This past month, I did two makeovers–one for a long-time friend who was presenting at an academic conference and the other for a business partner. Since I wasn’t getting paid, I went through them fairly quickly and by the time I had finished both, I realized that I had a simple system that I could share with you.
Do you sometimes want to quickly make a presentation look better without changing the content very much? In these two instances, I wasn’t at liberty to reorganize the content or change the number of slides much, so I had to make simple changes. Yes, I would have liked to do a more thorough job, but …
Increase security by protecting a PowerPoint file from changes.
Get a shiny Web 2.0 look in PowerPoint with reflections.
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