How to Show or Hide the Speaker Notes in Powerpoint 2013

Even if you have spent an extraordinary amount of time crafting the perfect presentation about a topic that you know inside and out, it can be difficult to give a presentation. Public speaking can be overwhelming, and large presentations often contain a high number of slides, making it difficult to memorize everything you want to […]

How to Reset a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

While there are several different slide formats that you can select from when you create a new slide, it’s pretty common for you to add or remove slide elements to format the slide in the way that you require. But if you tinker with that slide layout too much, you might find that you can’t […]

How to Size Your Slides for Legal Paper in Powerpoint 2013

Printing on legal paper can be a little more difficult than it should be in some situations, and you may have found that one of those situations can come up with Microsoft Powerpoint. The legal paper size is often ideal for certain types of presentations, particularly if you need the extra page space when you […]

How to Turn off Automatic Lists in Powerpoint 2013

Bulleted and numbered lists are great visual tools to use in slide shows. It lets you separate ideas into distinct units that you can then evaluate as you discuss a slide. But you may find that Powerpoint has a habit of always thinking that you want to make lists, and creating one any time you […]

How to Enable Presenter View in Powerpoint 2013

There are usually two sides to a Powerpoint presentation. Your audience is viewing the contents of your slides and taking in your presented materials, while you are using your own set of notes to give that presentation. You may be used to doing this from either a printed out version of your slideshow, or your […]

How to Show the Vertical Ruler in Powerpoint 2013

The rulers in programs like Microsoft Word and Powerpoint can be very helpful for placing document elements, or for getting a good idea of how large something will be on your paper. But these rulers can get hidden in a variety of ways, so you may be wondering how you can display the vertical ruler […]

How to Move a Comment in Powerpoint 2013

Do you often need to comment on a slide in Powerpoint 2013, but you’re frustrated with the fact that the comment only shows at the top-left corner of the slide? Or do you need to comment on a presentation and you aren’t sure how? Our article below will discuss how to make a comment in […]

How to Put a Border Around a Picture in Powerpoint 2013

Images and other types of visual media are important components of Powerpoint presentations. They are typically better at holding your audience’s attention than plain text, so it is beneficial to make those images as appealing as possible. One situation that you might encounter is an image that seems to blend into the background of the […]

Can I Open a Word Document in Powerpoint 2013?

Microsoft Office programs like Word, Excel, and Powerpoint have a lot of functionality that integrates between the different programs. You can also use each program for a variety of tasks, so you may find that something you created in one application can be used for another as well. If you find that you have a […]

How to Hide Spelling and Grammar Errors in Powerpoint 2013

The spelling and grammar checking capabilities of Microsoft Office programs have been a lifesaver for many users of the program. Powerpoint 2013, for example, can indicate a spelling or grammar mistake on one of your slides by underlining the error, which makes it easy to locate. However, sometimes these mistakes are intentional, or you would […]