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This tutorial is about moving text boxes rather than text placeholders. Typically text placeholders for regular text content or even slide titles are located in the same position on successive slides. So, if you really do need to move a text placeholder, do it within the Slide Master so that this change of position happens on all slides, providing a consistent look to your presentation.
Do you have a secret slide with useful information that you would rather not delete? But what if you show this slide to your audience inadvertently? How do you cope with this problem? The solution is easy: you just hide the slide. Hidden slides don’t show up in Slide Show view, but they are still available to edit and to possibly unhide when you are ready to show that slide to the world.
Slava Uskov is VP of Product Development at iSpring Solutions, an eLearning software company. Together with his team, he defines the product strategy and roadmap, conducts thorough market and customer research, and decides on new features based on actual user needs.
In today’s conversation, Slava talks about the new iSpring Suite 9 and how it helps PowerPoint users create robust eLearning courses and assessments right in their preferred authoring tool.
What does the word “shape” mean to you? Do you imagine a square, a circle, a heart, or even a smiley face? Yes, all those are shapes, as are the hundreds of other recognizable outlines or figures that we call shapes in our daily conversations. Shapes play a significant role within slides you create for your PowerPoint presentation. In more ways that you may want to count, shapes are like the building blocks of almost anything you do on your PowerPoint slides. PowerPoint Online provides hundreds of shapes efficiently categorized into 8 types. You can do so much with these shapes such as formatting them with fills, lines, and effects.
We begin with an exclusive post by Claudyne Wilder who explains how Argentine Tango skills can help you become a better presenter. We also look at one of PowerPoint’s powerful but least documented features: combining animation with the slide background fill in our Animated Slide: Rotated Circles with Background Fill feature. We also explore how callouts can be a bullets alternative in PowerPoint slides.
PowerPoint 2016 for Windows will learn about the Task Pane. PowerPoint Online can learn about Picture Styles, Resizing, Rotating, and Flipping Pictures, the Task Pane, and Changing Slide Layouts. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last week.
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