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By Dan Magill, Toastmasters International
Investment in Digital UX (digital user experience) is booming. A company’s website, mobile site, app and social network platforms are all examples of places where customers or other users interact digitally with a business and also with other organizations.
What does this have to do with public speaking and presentations? Well, it turns out that the way an audience feels about a presentation or speech is very similar to their feelings about an online interaction.
The Status Bar is a thin strip located at the bottom of the PowerPoint 2019 interface. This area provides information about the active slide and also provides several View options. To work with options in the Status Bar, you must have a presentation open in PowerPoint 2019 for Windows; otherwise the options within the Status Bar will be grayed out.
Your slides are the same, yet various views in PowerPoint do allow you to see those same slides with a different viewpoint. This approach makes sense because viewing slides in Slide Show view gives an entirely different perspective than editing them in Normal view. Further, it’s easier to reorder and work with multiple slides in Slide Sorter view, and make changes to individual slides in Normal view.
We look at presentation industry events held throughout the year. Jim Harvey asks in his post, why do you need a corporate PowerPoint template?
PowerPoint 2019 and 365 for Windows users can learn how to Reset, Export, and Import QAT Customizations. Plus, PowerPoint 365 for Mac and Windows users can learn how to Reset, Export, and Import Ribbon Customizations. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.
If you have a bunch of commands that you use frequently, you may want to keep them more accessible within PowerPoint 365 for Mac by customizing your Quick Access Toolbar. You populate the QAT with commands you use often. Over a period, these customizations may become a valuable asset you want to save or share. However, PowerPoint 365 on the Mac does not let you import or export customizations.
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