PowerPoint Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts

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How to Add Notes in PowerPoint Files

You can add notes or speaker notes in your PowerPoint files using the Notes pane in Normal view. Notes may be viewed by a presenter during a presentation and may be printed as well. When you create your PowerPoint slides, you can add, edit and format notes.

How to Highlight Text in PowerPoint [5 Ways]

You can highlight text in PowerPoint in many different ways. If you’re an Office 365 subscriber, Text Highlight Color is available on the Home tab in the Ribbon. For everyone else, you’ll need to use other strategies if you want to highlight text …

How to Turn Off Automatic Text Resizing in PowerPoint

PowerPoint’s Autofit feature is set to automatically resize text in text boxes or placeholders. To stop this, you can turn off Autofit settings for all PowerPoint presentations on your computer or for a specific text box or placeholder.

How to Export PowerPoint Speaker Notes to Microsoft Word

During a Microsoft PowerPoint training course, students often ask how to send speaker notes from a PowerPoint presentation to a Word document. The best option is to send the notes to Word with the notes next to the slides. After you’ve exported to Word, a table will be created with 3 columns – slide number, slide images and notes on the right.

A Beginner’s Guide to Video Formats in Microsoft PowerPoint

Selecting Video Formats for PowerPoint Decks (Windows or Mac) by Avantix Learning Team | Updated June 29, 2016 Applies to: Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010, 2013 and 2016 (Windows) and 2011, 2014 and 2016 (Mac) If you are going to insert video in PowerPoint, you should...

How to Run a PowerPoint Slide Show using a Keyboard

When running a PowerPoint slide show, presenters may not have a mouse or other tools to manipulate slides, go to hyperlinks or control movies and sounds. In this case, the keyboard may be the only tool available to run a show. The following keyboard shortcuts work in most versions of Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows.

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