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When launched, PowerPoint 365 for Mac typically opens with Backstage View. If you want to create a new presentation, you can do so using the New tab. If you want to work on any of the already created presentations, you can open them by using the various options in the Open tab. Unlike in Windows versions of PowerPoint, PowerPoint 365 for Mac has no Close tab.
Kurt Dupont is a solution provider who would go out of his way just to ensure he brings out the best when it comes to issues that have to deal with data-driven presentations, data visualization, and digital signage software. He started by working at airports worldwide to set up airport databases and flight information screens. This evolved to become the basis for PresentationPoint.
PowerPoint Designer is an amazing feature in PowerPoint 365 for Windows that lets you quickly change how your slides are formatted so that you can present them confidently. But did you know that PowerPoint Designer’s features go even further? For example, you can change a bulleted list to a SmartArt graphic, complete with icons. These icons can then be changed, and you can also edit the SmartArt graphic itself with a few clicks.
We first explore the Smarter Slides add-in for PowerPoint, which adds many slide editing abilities. We bring you both video and text conversations with Lennart Wiehler of Smarter Slides. Next, Kurt Dupont of PresentationPoint explores the differences between consumer and professional displays for digital signage.
We then look at the Home tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 for Windows and Mac, and also in PowerPoint 2019 for Mac. We also learn more about the options within the New tab of Backstage View in PowerPoint 365 and 2019 for Windows. Also, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates featured in the last week.
When launched, PowerPoint 365 for Mac typically opens with Backstage View. If you are already working on an open presentation, and want to create a new presentation at that point, you can do so using the New tab.
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