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 […]

How to Hide a Selected Slide in Powerpoint 2013

Powerpoint presentations are typically created for a specific audience, which will dictate the information that you include on your slides. But sometimes you will need to¬†show a presentation to two different groups, one of which does not need to know the information that is included on one of your slides. Rather than delete that slide, […]

How to Delete a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

Presentations can be difficult to create, as you are often trying to establish a delicate balance between being informative and entertaining. So while a slide may have initially seemed good for inclusion in your presentation, you may have decided that you need to delete that slide instead. Fortunately it is simple to learn how to […]

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 […]