Small little feature, but extremely useful if you edit lot of complex PowerPoint slides. Make sure you are editing a single slide. Adjust zoom to make sure that you can see the whole slide. The PowerPoint Editing Magic button is in the View tab – New Window. This creates two windows for the currently open presentation. Move between these windows using View tab – Switch windows. It will show you the same slide in both windows.
In one of the windows, zoom in to the slide so that you can see it in more detail. Edit whatever you want to and then go to the other window. (Alt – Tab also works). Here you can see the same slide at regular size. This eliminates repetitive zoom in and out activity and helps you get the desired results faster.
The same concept of new window can also be used when you are editing a layout or slide master and want to see the results instantly.
Good question. One Click Answer. Click on the File menu. Look at the Inspect Presentation area. If even a single slide has notes, the item Presentation Notes will appear automatically. Simple, Useful, Efficient.
PowerPoint has theme colors. Each design (template) has a different set of colors. You want to find particular photos / images which match the theme colors. Sounds like a difficult task? Not at all. Use Insert – Online Pictures – Pexels. Install the software and search. Type the keyword and click on the color you want. Try it out now. For details read this article. Here, I searched for orange colored cars.
That’s it. Simple and effective.
Please read the PowerPoint Clipart / Online Picture articles before reading this one – Part 1 and Part 2. PowerPoint Illustration Best Practices covers how to find relevant images and how to use them efficiently.
The first thing to notice and understand is that images searchable on the web are NOT free for all to use randomly. Let us address this issue at the outset.
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Read the previous article for continuity. In this article, we will use the new term PowerPoint Online Pictures. We will cover OneDrive, Pexel and Pickit. In the next article, we will learn best practices for using clipart, images and illustrations.
Continue reading PowerPoint clipart (Online Pictures) is back : Part 2
Some time back, the familiar Insert – Clipart option stopped working. Now, PowerPoint clipart is back with a bang. Choose Insert – Online Pictures. These options are available as of today. Just choose a source, search and add images to the slide.
Which option to choose when? Which source is good for what?
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Here is an interesting way to learn two things in one go. While creating the Power BI course for UDEMY, I created lot of explanatory videos. One of the DAX functions which is difficult to understand is the RELATEDTABLE function. So here is a dual video which explains DAX RelatedTable animation. 8 minutes.