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 […]

How to Add a New Section in Powerpoint 2010

Powerpoint presentations with a large number of slides can quickly become difficult to manage. The default layout of the program only shows a handful of slides in the Slides pane at one time, which can make it difficult to locate the correct slide amidst a lot of slides that may all look similar. Powerpoint 2010 […]

How to Change the Page Size in Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: January 9, 2017 Learning how to change the size of a Powerpoint slide is a useful thing to know if you use Powerpoint with some regularity. Typically the size of Powerpoint slides is dictated by the default page size set for the program. In some parts of the worlds this is going to […]

How to Convert a Powerpoint Into a PDF in Powerpoint 2010

Creating and editing files in Powerpoint 2010 provides you with a lot of ways to customize the content and appearance of your slideshows. But once you have finished creating your presentation you might be looking for an easier way to distribute it. Presentations that are sent in the Powerpoint file format can be easily edited […]

How to Merge Files in Powerpoint 2010

When you create a lot of Powerpoint presentations, especially when they are about similar topics, it is likely that you will have a slide that you want to re-use. You may already know how to insert a slide from another presentation, but this can be tedious when you want to¬†add multiple slides, or even an […]

How to Zip a Powerpoint 2010 File

Many¬†Powerpoint files can become very large, especially if you have included a lot of media such as pictures, audio or video. If a Powerpoint presentation becomes too large, it can be difficult to share it through email. One way that you can reduce the size of a Powerpoint file is to zip the file. This […]

How to Convert Powerpoint to Video in Powerpoint 2010

It is not difficult to imagine a Powerpoint presentation as a video. If your presentation includes recorded narration and specified timings, then it already has a lot of similarities to a video, aside from the file type. So if you need to submit a presentation as a video, you might be looking for a way […]

Get a Word Count in Powerpoint 2013

If you are creating a Powerpoint presentation as part of an assignment for class, then you might have a word count requirement that you need to reach. But there is not a handy counter at the bottom of the screen like there is in Word 2013, so you need to find the word count in […]

How to Email One Slide from Powerpoint 2013

When you are collaborating on a Powerpoint presentation with someone, a common way to divide the work is for different individuals to work on different slides. Periodically throughout the course of the project, however, you will need to share progress on individual slides. Rather than send the complete presentation, you might be looking for a […]

How to Use a Laser Pointer in Powerpoint 2013

Have you recently watched a Powerpoint presentation and noticed that the presenter’s mouse looked like a laser pointer instead of a typical mouse cursor? This isn’t a special add-on or additional feature that this person has added to their computer, but is actually part of the default installation of Microsoft Powerpoint 2013. In our article […]