Agenda slide is usually the second or third slide. During the course of the PowerPoint presentation, we may have to refer to that slide frequently, especially when the next agenda item is taken up. Most of us copy paste that slide multiple times. This may work, but if the agenda slide changes, we may forget to update other slides. The same method can be used to refer to any key slide or slides during the presentation. The key thing expectation is that you may show this slide at any point during the presentation. After showing the slide, how do you come back to the slide where you were? Here is how you can go back to the agenda slide from any slide.
View the video in full screen mode. Download this Sample File which illustrates the method shown in the video.
In the previous article, we saw how to manage simple hyperlinks. Now we will see how to keep the Paste Link and Insert Object hyperlinks invisible.
Continue reading Invisible Hyperlinks in PowerPoint – Part 2
While presenting using PowerPoint, we often embed related documents. We want the ability to open these documents on demand. But at the same time, you don’t want the audience to SEE the hyperlink. You don’t want them to know you are prepared! Another practical usage is when you want related presentations to be available in a single click without affecting the look and feel of your base presentation. Here are many ways in which you can achieve this.
Continue reading How to create invisible hyperlinks to files
This short video provides solutions to the most common irritants while editing Microsoft Word Tables. It covers issues like table going outside the page, optimizing width of columns based upon the content, making all rows to be of the same height, preventing rows from breaking across pages, automatically making first row(s) as headers.
In the earlier article we saw that Excel Paste Special – Values and Number Formatting is the recommended option when you want to paste all except formulas. But there is another option which can be even better in some cases. It even comes with a handy keyboard shortcut in case you need it frequently. Here’s how you do it (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes).
Continue reading Excel: How to Paste All except formulas
Yes. I know this is a commonly used feature. In spite of that, I am saying that you should never use Paste Special Values in Excel. Read on to find out why.
Continue reading Never use Paste Special Values in Excel
Flowcharts are useful for documenting and visualizing processes. Here we will cover nuances of using PowerPoint for drawing flowcharts. We will also cover ways in which new shapes can be created. If you want professional flowcharts you must use Visio or similar dedicated tools.
Continue reading Quality Management 7 – Flowcharts
Chess and MS Word? I am learning chess using Chessmaster. It gives advice when you are stuck. Amazing way to learn Chess. Word’s Find Replace feature helped me learn even better. Here is how.
Continue reading Chess and Find Replace in Word: Applied Knowledge
Here is a list of articles I have written about delivering great and high-impact demos.
- How to deliver high-impact demos – Part 1
Talks about the concepts, creating sample files selection and presentation approaches.
- How to deliver high-impact demos – Part 2
Explains the tools and techniques, using the right language, customizing the content to user needs and converting features to business value.
- How to deliver high-impact demos – Part 3
Covers AV technical aspects, common causes of failures and how to manage them and presenter view.
- Using Zoom effectively
- High Impact Demos : Use Zoom
- PowerPoint 2013: How to use Zoom to show details
- More about Zoom
- What did I learn today: Great feature in Windows Magnifier
- Windows Magnifier (Zoom) and Surface Pro
- The amazing ZoomIt utility