How to Outline Text in Powerpoint

Powerpoint provides you with a variety of tools that allow you to customize your text. Use these steps to outline text in Powerpoint. Open your presentation in Powerpoint. Use your mouse to select the text you want to outline. Select the Shape Format tab at the top of the window. Click the Text Outline dropdown […]

How to Pause a Slideshow in Powerpoint

In a perfect world a Powerpoint presenter would be able to give the presentation that they have created by simply showing their slides and reading their notes. But audience members can have questions, things can go wrong, and you might even discover that you need to clarify something that you hadn’t considered before. Due to […]

How to Cut Out Part of a Picture in Powerpoint for Office 365

While there is a tool in Windows called Paint that lets you edit pictures, many users aren’t comfortable in the application, or even know that it exists. Image editing programs like Paint are helpful for performing minor edits, such as cropping a picture. But Microsoft Powerpoint also has a cropping tool that you can use […]

How to Convert Microsoft Powerpoint to PDF

While Microsoft Powerpoint is a very common tool in both organizational settings and school, not every situation requires a Powerpoint file. You may find yourself needing to share or upload a Powerpoint presentation somewhere, but a PDF file is either requested or simpler to use. Luckily you don’t need to resort to an online converter […]

How to Make a Powerpoint Into a Video

The steps above were performed using the Microsoft Powerpoint for Office 365 version of the application, but these steps are similar for most other versions of Powerpoint. This process of converting a Powerpoint slideshow into a video will let you select the resolution of the video, allow you to select whether timing and narrations are […]

How to Add a Check Mark in Powerpoint for Office 365

The steps in this article will show you how to insert a check mark in Powerpoint. We cover the steps briefly at the beginning of the article then continue below with additional information such as pictures for each of the steps. Open your presentation in Powerpoint. Select the slide where you want to add the […]

How to Stop Hyperlinking Screenshots in Powerpoint for Office 365

Powerpoint has some really helpful tools that let you perform actions within the application, rather than using something else on your computer. Aside from its image editing capabilities, these tools include the ability to create screenshots of other applications open on your desktop. But if you have been using the screenshot tool in Powerpoint, you […]

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 […]