Thoughts and impressions of happenings in the world of PowerPoint and presentations, continuously updated since 2003.
As you type, PowerPoint’s AutoCorrect feature automatically corrects common typos and spelling errors. How does PowerPoint know that a particular word is spelled wrong? Does it refer to some resource as a reference? Also, do you find some AutoCorrect options such as the capitalization of some words unnecessary? Several researchers working in different scientific fields actually have to use some words that cannot start with a capital letter, and the first thing they want to do is turn off the automatic capitalization.
The AutoCorrect feature in PowerPoint fixes hundreds of common typos and spelling errors within your PowerPoint slides, automatically as you type any text. AutoCorrect also maps specific keys to a symbol, such as replacing two en dashes with an em dash the moment you hit the Enter key.
We first explore something that so many readers have asked us: how do you open a PowerPoint presentation in Google Slides. Depending on where your PowerPoint presentation is located, there are three ways to choose from to achieve this objective. Every day, critical first meetings occur, often driven by a presentation. The sure sign that a call went well is when the customer asks at the end, “Can you send me the deck that you presented?” Learn more about this concept from Kristin Shevis.
We next look at the hundred-something advanced options in PowerPoint that most users are not aware of, but should be. We cover these options for PowerPoint 365 for Windows users. We also bring you quotes, press releases, and templates from the last few days.
By Kristin Shevis
Every day thousands of B2B salespeople go to work with the goal of selling products and the hope that their efforts along the way will yield that critical first meeting with their dream customer. Every conversation in B2B sales starts with an intro/discovery call that if all goes well, leads to the coveted follow-up meeting, which is almost always driven by a presentation. The sure sign that a call went well is when the customer asks at the end,
We explored the General tab of the PowerPoint Options dialog box earlier. For more options, you can visit the Advanced tab of the same dialog box that contains some advanced, and some not-so-advanced options related to the appearance and working of the PowerPoint interface. Changes to these options can result in a very different and more efficient workflow.
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