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Friday, November 16, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 10:00 am

Do you want to add a bunch of countdown timer slides right at the beginning of your slide deck? All you need to do is download this presentation, and add these slides as you need.

Simple Countdown in PowerPoint

Download a simple countdown timer for PowerPoint.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:00 am

Like many other tasks you do in PowerPoint, inserting a new slide can be done in multiple ways. You just need to find a way that works best for you. The following steps show you how you can do this simple task in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

Inserting a New Slide in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Learn how to insert a new slide in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

Do you want to add a degree symbol on your slide? Or do you want to add one of the currency symbols? Or even the trademark or copyright symbols? PowerPoint provides several ways to add such symbols, but the most straightforward option is to use the Symbol dialog box. Let us now explore how you can add symbols within your text containers in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

Insert Symbol in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows

Add symbols within your text in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 10:00 am

We begin with a feature by Richard Foster-Fletcher of Toastmasters, who looks explores Key Steps for Feedback When Someone Has Done a Dreadful Job. We also bring you an interview with Jessica Miller of easyPDF, an online tool that lets you convert PDFs into editable PowerPoint slides for no cost. And then we look at some cool guidelines for animation in PowerPoint.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows users can learn how to Reset, Export, and Import QAT Customizations. PowerPoint 2016 for Mac will explore how to Edit Points for Shapes. And PowerPoint 2013 for Windows users can know more about Text Alignment. 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.

PowerPoint and Presenting News: November 13, 2018

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

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:15 am

PowerPoint and indeed all Microsoft Office programs allow you to work with a particular object only if it is selected. For example, you select a shape to make changes to the shape. You similarly select a chart to edit the chart. And yes, you can select a text container object such as a text placeholder, a text box, or even a shape, and then make changes to its position, formatting, size, etc. However, this changes the entire object and leaves the actual text content within that object largely unchanged. To make changes to the actual text, you first need to select the text separately and then make changes by using the options available within the Home tab of the Ribbon or the Format Task Pane.

Selecting Text in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Explore various ways of selecting text on a slide in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac.

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