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 […]

How to Stop Compressing Images in Powerpoint 2013

Many Powerpoint presentations will use images to make the slides more visually appealing. But if you are including hi-res images directly from a digital camera, then these images can have very large file sizes. Powerpoint will typically compress these images inside of your presentation so that the overall file size of your Powerpoint file is […]

How to Create a Table in Powerpoint 2013

A Powerpoint slideshow is a type of document that is meant to be shown to an audience to convey a piece of information. While many presentations will simply focus on presenting this information as efficiently as possible, you may find that you need to take additional steps to present data that can’t be listed as […]