How to Compress Media in Powerpoint 2013

It’s getting easier to share large files with cloud storage services like Dropbox, but many email providers and websites still have low file size limitations. This can be problematic if you need to upload a Powerpoint presentation for an online class or a business presentation, only to find that your Powerpoint file is too large. […]

Insert Excel Data as a Picture in Powerpoint 2010

Microsoft Office programs like Word, Excel and Powerpoint generally work pretty well together. But sometimes there is a hidden feature that allows them to work even better. For example, it is common to include data from Excel in a Powerpoint presentation. But there is always the risk that you might accidentally change data in the […]

How to Remove Animation from Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: January 6, 2017 Powerpoint 2010 has a rather robust set of animation options that can really help your slides stand out. But it is very easy to overuse the animation effects to the point where they overwhelm the information you are trying to present, or the information that you are viewing. Therefore, learning […]

Powerpoint 2013 – Change Hyperlink Color

While there are many things that go into creating a good Powerpoint presentation, one of the simplest things that you can control is the appearance of the slides. Whether this is through the use of eye-catching images or multimedia features, people will take notice if your slideshow is visually appealing. And while many of your […]

How to Set Time Between Slides in Powerpoint 2010

When you are making a presentation in Powerpoint 2010 that you will be presenting to an audience, you need to be aware of more than just the contents of the slide. Your ability to present the slides will also factor into how well it is received and, as such, you will need to rehearse and […]

How to Make a Picture Transparent in Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: January 4, 2017 Powerpoint 2010 has become a very capable program that you can use to customize nearly every element of your presentation. In fact, you may have previously been using other programs, such as Microsoft Paint, to edit pictures. But there are a lot of edits to images that you can make […]

How to Spell Check Uppercase Words in Powerpoint 2010

Spell check and grammar check tools are so common in programs and applications today that I take them for granted. While I consider myself to be a decent speller, I am much less concerned with my typing accuracy, because I know there will be an indication at some point if I make a mistake. As […]

How to Make a Timeline in Powerpoint 2010

Powerpoint 2010 is a very useful program. If you use it with regularity, then you are probably aware of many of the ways that you can quickly customize and design your slideshow presentations. Many of the options are easy to work with and feature a professional design, which will drastically reduce the amount of time […]

How to Turn a Powerpoint Slideshow Into a PDF

A lot of the people you deal with in a professional environment are going to have their own preferences for how they like to get things done. While no one can deny the effectiveness of Powerpoint as a means for directly conveying a point, there are some people that do not use Powerpoint, don’t know […]

How to Save Powerpoint File as a Word Document

Microsoft Powerpoint and Word each have their own particular strengths. Sometimes, however, the audience for which you are creating a file might want that file in a format that is actually better suited for a particular program. Luckily Microsoft Office programs all work fairly well together, so there is usually a solution to get a […]