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 […]

How to Turn a Presentation into a Video in Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: March 15, 2017 You may find that you need to turn a Powerpoint presentation into a video if you are going to be giving that presentation somewhere and won’t have access to Powerpoint, or if you need to display the presentation in a spot where a slideshow would be impractical. Your first thought […]

How to Use a Gradient as a Background in Powerpoint 2010

Last updated: March 13, 2017 Have you ever seen a gradient Powerpoint background and wondered how the slideshow creator got it? While they might have downloaded and set that picture as the background, it’s very possible that they took advantage of a feature that is included within Powerpoint 2010 to create that gradient background themselves. […]

End With Last Slide Instead of Black Screen in Powerpoint 2010

Powerpoint 2010 is loaded with options for customizing the way that your presentation is displayed to the world. However, for many people, the default options are often the best choice. But one option that you may not like is how Powerpoint chooses to display an empty black slide at the end of your presentation. So […]

How to Compress Pictures in Powerpoint 2010

Images are a great form of media to add to a Powerpoint presentation. They are simple to find or create, and they can easily be edited by a number of programs. However, most images are better when they are larger and in higher resolution, which causes image file sizes to increase. While this may not […]

How to Make a Picture Bounce in Powerpoint 2010

Powerpoint 2010 is a program where you need to create material to grab your audience’s attention. This is particularly true of audiences that might watch a lot of Powerpoint presentations, and have become jaded to them. One effective way to make your presentation stand out is to add some movement to your slides. You can […]

Stop Automatically Selecting Entire Word in Powerpoint 2010

While Powerpoint 2010 is primarily a visually-focused program, you will need to do some text editing while you are using the application. Thankfully Powerpoint employs many of the tools and utilities that you find in Microsoft Word 2010, which drastically simplifies this process. However, there are some settings in Powerpoint 2010 that you might find […]

How to Insert Slides from Another Presentation in Powerpoint 2010

If your job requires you to make a lot of Powerpoint presentations about similar topics, then you have probably already created a slideshow or single slide that might be useful in other presentations. But recreating that slide, particularly if it contained a lot of different elements, can be a bit of a hassle. Powerpoint 2010 […]

View Your Powerpoint 2010 Slideshow in Grayscale

One of the best things about Powerpoint 2010 is how easy it is to insert images and videos into the slides in your presentation. They give you an additional medium to use to convey your information, while also allowing you to improve the appearance of your slides. However, most image or video files are in […]