How to Add a Background Picture in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint presentations are very visual in nature, and are often improved with the help of visual aids like pictures and graphs. So you might decide to learn how to add a background picture in Powerpoint 2013 if you determine that your audience will appreciate the addition to your presentation. You can make some changes to […]

How to Embed a YouTube Video in Powerpoint 2013

Last updated: January 20, 2017 Powerpoint presentations can be very different depending upon the style of the person creating them. But most presenters will agree that keeping your audience attentive and entertained will help any presentation, and an effective way to do that is by adding a video to your slideshow. YouTube is the best […]

How to Insert a Hyperlink in Powerpoint 2013

Hyperlinks on Web pages provide a simple and convenient way for people to navigate to a different Web page. These hyperlinks can also be used for the same purpose in other types of documents, including Powerpoint presentations. Adding a hyperlink to your Powerpoint slideshow will enable anyone that is viewing the slideshow on a computer […]

How to Insert Slide Numbers in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint presentations can be shared in a number of different ways, so it is important to provide ways for people to keep the slideshow in order, especially if it might be printed. One simple way to do this is to add slide numbers to the slides in your presentation. Inserting slide numbers in Powerpoint 2013 […]

How to Save as .ppt By Default in Powerpoint 2013

The Office 2003 suite of programs was very good and, as a result of their effectiveness, many businesses have continued to use these programs rather than upgrade to a newer version. Unfortunately Microsoft has moved to a different default file format since then and users of Office 2003 programs that haven’t installed the compatibility pack […]

How to Preview Your Slideshow in Powerpoint 2013

Whenever you are done creating a document, it is always a good idea to proofread or double-check your work to ensure that it is free of mistakes. But when you are working in Powerpoint, simply re-reading the slides might not be enough. You should also watch the entire slideshow from beginning to end, the same […]

How to Compress Media in Powerpoint 2013

It’s getting easier to share large files with cloud storage services like Dropbox, but many email providers and websites still have low file size limitations. This can be problematic if you need to upload a Powerpoint presentation for an online class or a business presentation, only to find that your Powerpoint file is too large. […]

Powerpoint 2013 – Change Hyperlink Color

While there are many things that go into creating a good Powerpoint presentation, one of the simplest things that you can control is the appearance of the slides. Whether this is through the use of eye-catching images or multimedia features, people will take notice if your slideshow is visually appealing. And while many of your […]