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How to Add a Shape in Powerpoint 2013

If you’ve edited Microsoft Powerpoint presentations before, then you might already know how to add text boxes and pictures to a slideshow. But there are some other elements that you can create, including some basic shapes. Our tutorial below will show you how to add a shape in Powerpoint 2013 by following just a few … Read more

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How to Skip the Backstage Area in Powerpoint 2013

When you work in an application like Microsoft Powerpoint on a regular basis, you grow accustomed to doing things a certain way. So when something changes, it can interrupt your workflow. For some Powerpoint users, this could be the “Backstage” area of the application. Our tutorial below will show you how to skip the Backstage … Read more

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How to Insert Slide Numbers in Powerpoint 2013

When you are giving a Powerpoint presentation or creating one with a group, it can be difficult to reference specific content, especially if there are a lot of slides. One way to make this easier is to include slide numbers on each slide. Our tutorial below will show you how to insert slide numbers in … Read more

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How to Do a Powerpoint Screenshot

For a document that is often very reliant on visual imagery, the inclusion of pictures can really help to improve the way an audience experiences your content. If something that you want to include on one of your presentation slides is currently on your computer screen, then you might be wondering how to capture an … Read more

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How to Enable Grammar Check in Powerpoint 2013

While it’s likely that you have used spellcheck in Powerpoint to check the spelling on your slides and in your text boxes, you may want to check for more than just spelling errors. Fortunately, you can also check for grammar errors by enabling an option found on the Powerpoint Options window. Spell check is an … Read more

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How to Make Curved Text in Powerpoint 2013

Applying different effects and styles to the content of your slides in Microsoft Powerpoint is a crucial part of making your presentations look good. Some of these formatting choices will be easy to apply, but if you want to know how to make text curve in Powerpoint then you might be having trouble with that … Read more

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How to Hide Background Graphics in Powerpoint 2013

Pictures in a slideshow are usually an important part of making the presentation look good. A bunch of text on slides, regardless of how compelling, can be difficult on your audience. But pictures in the backgrounds can overwhelm the content in the foreground, and you might discover that you need to remove some of those … Read more

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How to Loop a Slideshow on Powerpoint 2013

If you’ve ever seen a Powerpoint presentation at a trade show or a retail store you might have noticed that it seemed to be on an endless repeat. This isn’t happening because the presentation creator simply manually repeated the slideshow in their file. They have likely enabled a setting to let this happen. You can … Read more