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 […]

How to Change the Page Size in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint 2013 sizes its slides to fit on a widescreen display by default. But the default size being used in Powerpoint 2013 may not be ideal for every situation, so you might need to change to a different size. Fortunately Powerpoint 2013 makes it possible for you to change the page size for your presentation. […]

How to Add Keywords to Document Properties in Powerpoint 2010

Files can really start to accumulate on a computer after you have been using it for a while, especially if you have to create and edit documents on a daily basis. While you may have a good organization system in place to find files when you need them, you might be looking for a method […]

How to Print with Speaker’s Notes in Powerpoint 2013

Last updated: January 28, 2019 Even if you have been working on a Powerpoint presentation for a very long time and know it by heart, it can be easy to forget something when you add in the pressure of public speaking. So it’s a good idea to use the speaker’s notes section that is available […]

How to Add a Shape in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint presentations are a very visual medium, and it is helpful to include various objects that will appeal to your audience and hold their attention. For example, you can embed YouTube videos into a slide if you find one that is relevant to your presentation. One other option is to insert a shape by drawing […]

How to Insert an Excel Spreadsheet Into Powerpoint 2013

Excel spreadsheets can be an effective way to communicate data in a Powerpoint presentation, but switching between multiple files is not an ideal solution. Fortunately you can insert an Excel spreadsheet directly into a slideshow in Powerpoint 2013. Our guide below will walk you through the steps of adding an Excel worksheet to a slide […]

How to Unhide a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

Slides in a presentation in Powerpoint 2013 can be hidden for a number of reasons. But if you elected to hide a slide rather than delete it, then you may have anticipated that you would need it again in the future. If you are now in the situation where you need a hidden slide to […]

How to Make Powerpoint Portrait in Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: March 12, 2019 The default orientation in Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 is landscape, but that may not always be the best choice for every slideshow that you create. Occasionally you might have a lot of slides with long lists or tall pictures, which suits itself better to slides with a portrait orientation. Powerpoint 2010 […]

How to Remove Slide Numbers in Powerpoint 2013

Slide numbers in a Powerpoint 2013 presentation can be useful to both you and your audience as a way to keep track of which slide contains certain information. But there are certain situations where slide numbers might be incorrect or confusing, or simply not aesthetically pleasing, so you would simply prefer to remove them from […]

How to Change Where Slide Numbers Start in Powerpoint 2010

Powerpoint presentations are often a collaborative work that can be broken into multiple parts. The individual parts can then be combined into one large slideshow that is presented as a group. But it can be confusing for your Powerpoint audience if the page numbering continues to reset at 1 for each section, so you will […]