How to Hide the Ruler in Powerpoint 2013

Microsoft Office programs typically include a ruler as a means for you to properly size your documents and position objects symmetrically. Since your printed document is often not exactly the same size as what you see on the screen, this can help to remove the disconnect between the digital document and its physical counterpart. But […]

How to Embed Fonts in Powerpoint 2013

Choosing the correct font for a presentation can have a surprising impact on the way that your audience evaluates your slideshow. But the font files that you use when creating a Powerpoint presentation are stored on your computer, and Powerpoint 2013 on someone else’s computer may not have the same installed fonts. When this happens, […]

How to Enable Grammar Check in Powerpoint 2013

Spell check is an important part of most files that you create in Microsoft Office programs, whether it is a spreadsheet in Excel, a document in Word, or a slideshow in Powerpoint. But Office programs are also able to check grammar, which can be helpful if you have a Powerpoint presentation that contains a lot […]

How to Loop a Presentation in Powerpoint 2013

While it is popular to use a Powerpoint presentation as a visual tool for an audience to follow along with a presenter, it can also be used as a multimedia presentation method that runs on its own. This is common when you are creating a display in a store, or as part of a marketing effort […]

How to Increase the Maximum Number of Undos in Powerpoint 2013

Many of the programs on your Windows computer will allow you to undo actions that you have performed. In Powerpoint 2013, you can do this by clicking the back arrow at the top of the window, or by pressing Ctrl + Z on your keyboard. But you may have found that Powerpoint won’t allow you […]

How to Change Slide Order in Powerpoint 2013

Creating an effective Powerpoint presentation can be difficult, especially when the content of the presentation does not lend itself to an obvious order. So while you are reviewing a presentation that you have created in Powerpoint 2013, you may find that a particular slide might fit better at a different point in the slideshow. Fortunately […]

How to Print at High Quality By Default in Powerpoint 2013

Are there some elements of your presentation that aren’t printing from Powerpoint 2013, and you can’t find a reason why? Powerpoint will not print certain things, like shadows, unless you change a print setting. But it can be easy to forget to change the setting each time you print a slideshow, so you may be looking […]

How to Disable ScreenTips in Powerpoint 2013

There are a lot of tools and settings available in Powerpoint 2013, and even experienced users may not be familiar with all of them. To help provide more information about what a particular button in the ribbon will do, Powerpoint includes a feature called ScreenTips. The ScreenTips feature works by displaying a brief description of […]

How to Save Powerpoint 2013 as a Video

The slideshow format that is used for Powerpoint presentations is ideal for giving presentations to a group. But occasionally you may need to present that information in a different way, or you need to make it accessible to people that need to view it in a different environment. Showing a video is a comparable alternative […]

How to Skip the Backstage Area in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint 2013 includes an area called Backstage that is a somewhat intermediate step that is part of the opening or saving process. This provides you with some additional options in regard to opening an existing file, or selecting a location for the file that you are about to save. But if you always save or […]