Tag Archives: graphics

Surface Pro Aspect Ratios

Windows Display Settings dialog only lists the actual resolution. Ideally, they should also mention the aspect ratios as well. Never mind. Here are Surface Pro Aspect Ratios for your reference. Most of us nowadays need 16:9 resolution.

Surface Pro Aspect Ratios

Download Excel file containing ratios for all available resolutions.
The conversion formula is also included in the file.
Some weird looking aspect ratios are for backward compatibility.
For more details
read this Wikipedia article.

How to make a plane fly with PowerPoint Morph

I posted this blog article about flying a plane using PowerPoint few days back.
Just realized that all the effort I put in to animate that thing is not necessary!
The new Morph feature makes it possible with few clicks.

This feature is a part of Office Insider program. It is like the beta version of next update to Office.

Even if you may not have this feature right now, it is worth seeing how much Microsoft is trying to make our lives easier. It is just a video this time. No detailed steps (because most customers do not have it yet).

Morph Tutorial Update

I have posted another blog on Powerpoint Morph Tutorial.  Do read through and let me know your feedbacks.  Thanks.

Powerpoint: Gallery Transition to show multiple products

Powerpoint transitions should be used to emphasize some change from pervious slide to next slide. Usually the changes are opposite – before/after, less/more, negative/positive, problem/solution etc. But there are transitions which are useful when there is continuity rather than dramatic change. Here is an example: How to show your product range – one product at a time…

PowerPoint Gallery Transition

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How to make a picture transparent – Macro

In an earlier article, I had shown a method of making a picture transparent using the Transparency animation. This method shows the transparency only while PRESENTING – not while EDITING. Here is a macro which will help you create a transparent copy of any picture which is transparent during editing as well.

transparent image macro

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