Tag Archives: PowerPoint

How Many PowerPoints in the World?

“How much PowerPoint is there in the world?” Does it matter? Should be bother trying to figure it out? And who does it help in the end? Continue reading

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Pointer Points for PowerPoint (And Keynote, and Excel, and…)

Innovating on a number of levels, Logitech brings us Spotlight Presentation Remote, packing some previously unseen pointer tricks. But is that a good thing? Continue reading

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Not the book you expect… the one you need.

Right off the top, this is not the book you expect. This is no a paint-by-number, 15 steps to being a better communicator, lightweight feel-good-about-your-limitations book for snowflakes. This is a book that expects you to learn and remember the keys to memory. This is a deep book, but clear in its ability to guide you through an area of learning that far too few have mastered. It is an honest representation of the author’s voice, a voice that I’ve personally enjoyed listening to a number of conventions. In short, if you’re ready for the next step in making your business communications something that your audience remembers and acts upon, it’s here. Continue reading

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Death By PowerPoint? No Such Thing.

This is the first time I’ve used the phrase Death By PowerPoint in a title, and it will be the last. Why? Because the phrase is so fraught with bold stupidity I refuse to endorse it. Death by PowerPoint focuses failure away from the real source of the problem. It actually hides the problem it purports to expose. It’s the ultimate look over there of inept redirection in presentations. Continue reading

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Introducing Neo / Ipsum for PowerPoint

Announcing a new, useful, fun and free utility for PowerPoint: Neo / Ipsum from 2D10 Development.
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Fixing the PowerPoint Animation UI: A Modest Proposal

How to quickly fix and improve a PowerPoint Animation UI problem that’s been in the application for the last three versions! Continue reading

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PowerPoint Tip: Stacking Artistic Effects

Normally your photos can only have one Artistic Effect at a time, but with this very simple process, you can combine them to create whole new effects in your PowerPoint presentations. Continue reading

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Finally, I’m Sold on Microsoft Office Subscriptions

I’ve been looking forward to writing this article for a couple of weeks now, ever since I got a sneak preview of things to come in the PowerPoint program. It’s not particularly hard for me to keep a secret, but it’s much more fun to share…
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Want to Request a New PowerPoint feature?

Stop yelling at PowerPoint and start yelling directly at the PowerPoint team!
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Secrets the PowerPoint Developers Don’t Even Know…

One of my favorite things to do is to show the developer of a function or piece of software something it does that they just weren’t expecting. I know, you’re thinking bugs, and bugs are fun too. But what I’m really talking about are cool tips and tricks that can get you out of PowerPoint jams and into really cool solutions. Continue reading

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