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Wednesday, October 25, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

Editing options available within PowerPoint Online are limited compared to the desktop versions of PowerPoint. When you explore options within Backstage View of PowerPoint Online, you can find that there’s almost no feature to control interface elements. The options here mainly accomplish basic tasks such as sharing, saving, downloading, etc. In this tutorial, let us explore the options within the Info pane of PowerPoint online’s Backstage view.

Backstage View – Info Pane in PowerPoint Online

Learn about options available in the Info Pane of Backstage view in PowerPoint Online.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 10:00 am

In the past few years, Improv as a way to deliver impromptu business communications is a skill that’s getting so much exposure. In this conversation, Nancy Ancowitz and Carl Kissin talk about how Improv can help you in the workplace. A few weeks ago, we spoke about the Annoying PowerPoint Survey 2017 with Dave Paradi. This week, Dave gets back with the results and explains what they mean in an exclusive interview. We then look at contrast, as a feature of Color. Then, best-selling author Ally Yates talks about disagreement in an exclusive guest post.

PowerPoint Online users can learn about adding Dropbox as a Place so that you are no longer limited to just using OneDrive. We also look at getting more Themes and templates in PowerPoint Online. PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn about the Slides Area and the Notes Pane. Finally, do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates of this week.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: October 24, 2017

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:30 am

The Information Age has brought about significant changes in the way we live our lives, the way we interact, and the way we do business. Amid a tidal wave of technological advances, one area that has not changed very much in the past decade is the way companies present themselves to clients and potential customers. Until now.

Presentation Management: Why Executives are Starting to Care
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

Many new changes have happened within PowerPoint Online and several other versions released in the past. However, one thing that has not changed in the last two or three decades is PowerPoint’s tri-paned interface! This tri-paned interface can also be found in PowerPoint Online, the browser-based version of PowerPoint. So why is the interface called tri-paned? Are there three distinct regions within the PowerPoint Online interface? Yes, the Slide Area is one of three principal regions in PowerPoint Online, the other two being the Slides Pane and the Notes Pane.

Slide Area in PowerPoint Online

Learn about the Slide Area in PowerPoint Online, and what you can do to make your slide editing easier and more productive.

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Monday, October 23, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

You can upload PowerPoint file to OneDrive in the same way as you would upload any other type of file such as a Word or Excel document, on any other file, and then share your files with anyone or everyone. Yes, any PowerPoint files you upload this way are available within PowerPoint Online. Additionally, you can upload only PowerPoint files from within PowerPoint Online.

Upload Presentations in PowerPoint Online

Learn to upload presentations to PowerPoint Online.

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Friday, October 20, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:45 am

Disagreement is nothing to be fearful of – it’s an inevitable part of working within a business team. However, it’s essential it is done constructively.

When teams are working together effectively they use disagreeing and supporting verbal behaviors in equal amounts. Here, disagreeing is defined as “making a clear statement of disagreement with someone else’s statement, idea or approach, or raising objections.”

Disagree Constructively
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:30 am

Nancy AncowitzNancy Ancowitz is the author of Self-Promotion for Introverts®. As a presentation and career coach, she helps clients—introverts and extroverts alike—with vital career-building and leadership skills. Nancy was recognized for running successful marketing programs for a multibillion-dollar business as a vice president at JP Morgan Chase & Co.; at Citibank, she received an outstanding achievement award for her innovations in creating marketing proposals for international clients. She teaches at New York University. A blogger for Psychology Today and Salary.com, her work been covered by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, WABC-TV, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Carl KissinCarl Kissin has performed more than 4,000 shows for the renowned improv comedy troupe Chicago City Limits. He has been the company’s head writer and director of their National Touring Company. As an instructor, he has taught improv team-building workshops, created customized shows, and improvised for more than one-hundred Fortune 500 companies. He would be delighted to do the same for any groups and companies in India. Carl has performed his own material on “The Today Show,” and played the character Glenn in Oliver Stone’s movie Talk Radio. He has written book and lyrics for two award-winning musicals.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

If you use PowerPoint Online extensively, you will want to get more templates and Themes for PowerPoint. But did you know that Microsoft makes it quite easy for you to get these templates and Themes from within PowerPoint Online? Further, there’s no way to save and use these templates and Themes from within Powerpoint Online without downloading and uploading them on your own! We will explore how you can use these scenarios to your advantage in this article.

Get More Templates and Themes in PowerPoint Online

Explore how to get more templates and Themes in PowerPoint Online.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 10:00 am

We begin with exploring creating multilingual presentations. Jude Barak talks about the minute details you should be aware of. Do you want to create a logo easily and quickly? DesignEvo lets you create logos online, and Henry Wong talks about how this online logo platform evolved. Deb Peretz discusses her session, which is part of this year’s Outstanding Presentation Workshop series.

PowerPoint Online users can learn about the Slides Pane and the Notes Pane. PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can explore the Presentation Gallery, Ribbon and Tabs, and the Status Bar. Finally, do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates of this week.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: October 17, 2017

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.

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Monday, October 16, 2017, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:30 am

Dave ParadiDave Paradi helps corporate professionals use PowerPoint to visually communicate the messages in their data so they don’t overwhelm and confuse executives. He is one of sixteen people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the PowerPoint Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the PowerPoint community. He has authored nine books on effective PowerPoint presentations and has written his newsletter every two weeks for over fifteen years. His website is www.ThinkOutsideTheSlide.com.

In this conversation, Dave discusses the results of his  The Annoying PowerPoint Survey 2017 survey.

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