PowerPoint and Presenting Blog
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Atoms make great graphics for explaining many concepts -- they can also be combined with other graphics as shown in this new Atom Graphics collection. And if you want to record narrations within PowerPoint for Mac, we show you how you can set your microphone. Adobe Presenter users can learn how to add presenters to your eLearning projects. And for PowerPoint 2013 (Windows) and 2011 (Mac) users, we show you how you can remove existing Sections within your presentations. PowerPoint 2010 for Windows users can explore animating slide objects while some audio or video clip is playing. And finally, for all versions of PowerPoint we look at differences in using pictures within Content and Picture placeholders.
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Imagine that you are about to give a presentation that contains certain number of slides, and you’ve got 15 minutes in all to complete the whole presentation and wrap up every detail – all in those 15 minutes! Or maybe you have only 10 minutes? What will you do? In this tutorial, we will show you how you can create a countdown timer using a ready-to-use video file, right within PowerPoint 2013.
Learn how to use countdown timers in PowerPoint 2013.
Categories: animation, powerpoint_2013, tutorials, video
Adobe Presenter provides various publish options -- and these work great if you have control over how your users will work with the eLearning content you create. However, there may be times when you do not have an idea about how and where the content with be used or distributed. In such scenarios, you can use the Package option that lets you publish the entire eLearning presentation along with all the assets and media within a single package.
Explore the Package option within Adobe Presenter.
Categories: add-in, adobe_presenter, powerpoint, tutorials
Placeholders in PowerPoint make it easy for the users to insert any media file such as pictures, video, audio, etc. For Pictures, PowerPoint provides two placeholders Content and Picture. Although both placeholders enable you to insert pictures, there is a difference in the way that pictures behave when inserted within these placeholders. In this tutorial we'll explore the difference in between Content and Picture placeholders.
Explore the difference in between content and picture placeholders.
Categories: pictures, powerpoint, tutorials
If you want to logically categorize your presentation slides so that they can be easily managed, then you should use the Sections option. You are not just limited to adding and renaming Sections -- you can also move slides from one Section to another, or change the order of Sections, or collapse / expand Sections etc. Other than these activities, you can also remove a Section, as explained in this tutorial.
Learn how to remove Sections in PowerPoint 2013.
Categories: powerpoint_2013, slide_management, tutorials
Atoms represent activity at the most minute level, and are often used to suggest agility! In this set, we bring you not one or two, but ten variations of these atoms. These atom graphics can be used on their own, or also combined with other graphics such as a human head to create a larger concept or analogy!
Download and use these shapes in your slides.
Categories: graphics, powerpoint, presentation_samples, shapes
Creating Sections in your presentation helps you to logically categorize your presentation slides so that you can easily manage them. Just adding and naming sections is not all that you can do. You can do more such as moving slides from one section to another, or changing the order of the sections, or collapsing / expanding sections etc. Other than these activities, you can also remove a section. This removing action itself has got few more options, as explained in this tutorial.
Learn how to remove Sections in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac.
Categories: office_mac, powerpoint_2011, slide_management, tutorials