Microsoft Office Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts

Microsoft Office Blog | Avantix Learning

Check out our training courses >

10 Word Shortcuts to Select Text Using a Keyboard

10 Word Shortcuts to Select Text Using a Keyboard

You can use several shortcuts in Word to select text in your documents using only your keyboard. When you select text, it will typically be highlighted in grey. After you select text, you can cut, copy, or delete the selected text or apply character or paragraph formatting.

How to Replace Zeros (0) with Blanks in Excel

How to Replace Zeros (0) with Blanks in Excel

There are several strategies to replace zero values (0) with blanks in Excel. If you want to replace zero values in cells with blanks, you can use the Replace command or write a formula to return blanks. However, if you simply want to display blanks instead of zeros, you have two formatting options – create a custom number format or a conditional format.

What is Power Query in Excel?

What is Power Query in Excel?

Power Query in Excel is a powerful data transformation tool that allows you to import data from many different sources and then extract, clean, and transform the data. You will then be able to load the data into Excel or Power BI and perform further data analysis. With Power Query (also known as Get & Transform), you can set up a query once and then refresh it when new data is added. Power Query can import and clean millions of rows of data.

How to Freeze Rows in Excel (One or Multiple Rows)

How to Freeze Rows in Excel (One or Multiple Rows)

You can freeze one or more rows in an Excel worksheet using the Freeze Panes command. If you freeze rows containing headings, the headings will appear when you scroll down. You can freeze columns as well so when you scroll to the right columns will be frozen.

How to Show or Hide Gridlines in Excel

How to Show or Hide Gridlines in Excel

You can remove or hide gridlines in Excel worksheets to simplify worksheet design. By default, gridlines are displayed but do not print. Gridlines are applied to entire worksheets or workbooks, not to specific cells. If you hide gridlines on one worksheet, it doesn't affect other sheets in the same workbook.

How to Combine First and Last Name in Excel (5 Ways)

How to Combine First and Last Name in Excel (5 Ways)

You can combine first and last name in Excel in several ways – using the CONCATENATE operator, the CONCATENATE function, the CONCAT function, the TEXTJOIN function or Flash Fill. These functions are often used to combine text in cells but you can also combine text with spaces, commas, dashes or another character. It's common to combine first and last names that appear in two columns into one new column. Some functions are only available in newer versions of Excel but the CONCATENATE operator and function are available in all versions.

How to Insert Multiple Columns in Excel (4 Fast Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Insert Multiple Columns in Excel (4 Fast Ways with Shortcuts)

You can quickly insert multiple columns in Excel using a drop-down menu, keyboard shortcuts or the Home tab in the Ribbon. The key to inserting multiple columns at once, rather than one by one, is to select the number of columns you want to insert first and then insert columns. Excel will insert the same number of columns you selected.

How to Fade a Picture or Part of a Picture in PowerPoint (Using a Gradient)

How to Fade a Picture or Part of a Picture in PowerPoint (Using a Gradient)

You can fade a picture in PowerPoint by drawing a rectangle shape on top of the picture and then filling the rectangle with a gradient from opaque to transparent. This technique is often used to fade an image into the background of a slide. Since the rectangle is placed on top of the image and then text may be placed on top of the rectangle, you may need to reorder the objects.

How to Lock an Image, Shape or Other Object in PowerPoint

How to Lock an Image, Shape or Other Object in PowerPoint

You can now lock an image, shape or other object in PowerPoint. Objects can be locked in Normal View or Slide Master View. Only PowerPoint 365 users can lock objects to prevent moving and resizing. This is helpful if you want to select and move other objects on the slide or prevent others from moving or resizing an object. You can lock items using the context menu or the Selection Pane.

PowerPoint vs Google Slides (Full Feature Comparison + Benefits)

PowerPoint vs Google Slides (Full Feature Comparison + Benefits)

When comparing PowerPoint vs Google Slides (and trying to decide which is the better choice for your needs), you will need to consider versions when you compare the two applications. In this article, we'll compare the desktop or downloadable version of PowerPoint vs Google Slides, an online program that works in a browser. The key difference then if you are comparing PowerPoint vs Google Slides is that PowerPoint must be downloaded and runs on your desktop and Google Slides runs online. The desktop version of PowerPoint is a robust, full-featured program with many advanced features. You can buy PowerPoint as a stand-alone version or as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription. If you are a 365 subscriber, new features roll out on a regular basis.

How to Generate Random Text in Word

How to Generate Random Text in Word

If you are creating a Microsoft Word document, template or mockup and you want to create placeholder text, you can generate random text using the built-in RAND function or LOREM function (which generates Latin or Lorem ipsum text).

How to Center Text Vertically in a Word Table (and Fix Common Issues)

How to Center Text Vertically in a Word Table (and Fix Common Issues)

You can center or align text vertically in cells in a Word table using commands in the Table Design or Table Tools Design tab in the Ribbon. If the text doesn't seem to align correctly, there are several common issues that may be affecting the alignment including extra blank paragraphs, paragraph spacing and cell margins.

How to Insert a Watermark in Word (like DRAFT)

How to Insert a Watermark in Word (like DRAFT)

You can insert a watermark in the background of one or more pages in a Microsoft Word document. Common watermarks are text such as DRAFT or CONFIDENTIAL but you can also add a picture watermark.

How to Show or Hide White Space in Word Documents

How to Show or Hide White Space in Word Documents

You can show or hide white space at the top and bottom of pages in Microsoft Word documents. If you hide white space, you won't be able to see headers or footers in Print Layout View or the gray space that typically appears at the top and bottom of pages as you scroll through your document.

How to View Document Statistics in Microsoft Word

How to View Document Statistics in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word automatically tracks statistics about your documents. These statistics appear in Word Properties and include the file name, directory, template, author, editing time, last print date and the user who last modified the document.

How to Use the XLOOKUP Function in Excel (Overview, Syntax + Formula Examples)

How to Use the XLOOKUP Function in Excel (Overview, Syntax + Formula Examples)

The XLOOKUP function is a replacement for Excel's traditional VLOOKUP function (as well as HLOOKUP and INDEX / MATCH functions). It has a new set of arguments and is available in Excel 2021 and 365. It allows you to look up a value from an array in a range or table and return one or more results. One of the primary benefits of XLOOKUP is that it can look up from columns to the left in a data set and return a range.

How to Center Text Vertically on a Page in Word

How to Center Text Vertically on a Page in Word

You can center text vertically on a page in Word using the Page Setup dialog box. The strategies to center text are different if the document is a single section or multi-section document. As a best practice, you should NOT use extra blank returns or paragraphs to center text vertically on a page. If you want to center align text horizontally, simply select the text and then click any of the Alignment commands in the Paragraph group on the Home tab in the Ribbon.

How to Use Go to Special in Excel to Find, Select, Replace and Format Data

How to Use Go to Special in Excel to Find, Select, Replace and Format Data

You can use Go To Special in Excel to quickly find and select cells of a specific type within your worksheet. It only selects cells in the current worksheet, not the entire workbook. Go To Special also searches within the selected range if a range has been selected. You can find many useful things using the Go To Special dialog box including formulas, constants, blanks, visible cells and conditional formatting. After you select multiple cells with Go To Special, you can enter data in the selected cells by pressing Ctrl + Enter or by applying formatting.

How to Create a Table Template in Word

How to Create a Table Template in Word

If you insert tables frequently in Word, you may want to create a table template to save time. Keep in mind that tables are affected by themes, styles and table styles so if the table template you insert seems to change formatting, the current document may contain different formatting from the original document when the table template was saved. A table template is saved as a building block and will appear in Quick Tables.

How to Delete a Page in Word (Remove Blank or Extra Pages)

How to Delete a Page in Word (Remove Blank or Extra Pages)

In Word, you can delete a page in the middle or at the end of a document using several strategies. You can delete blank pages or pages that contain text and other content. Blank pages can be caused by unnecessary hard returns (pressing Enter too many times), manual page breaks, section breaks, paragraph formatting and tables so you will need to determine what is causing a blank page to remove it.

How to Clear Formatting in Word (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Clear Formatting in Word (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

You can use keyboard shortcuts or the Ribbon to clear formatting in a Word document. Since there are two types of text formatting (character and paragraph), you can choose to clear all formatting or just character or paragraph formatting. If you want to clear formatting for text where a specific style has been applied, you'll need to select the text that uses the style first and then remove the formatting.

4 Ways to Delete a Table in Word

4 Ways to Delete a Table in Word

You can delete a table in a Word document in 4 simple ways – using the Ribbon, using the context menu, using the Backspace key or by selecting a paragraph and a table and pressing Delete.

How to Make Columns in Word

How to Make Columns in Word

You can make columns in Word documents in a few different ways. There are two types of columns you can create – newspaper-style columns where the text flows from column to column or tables with columns and rows. You can create documents that contain two, three or more columns. In this article, we'll review how to set up newspaper-style columns. If you want to create a table, check out How to Create a Table in Word (4 Ways).

4 Ways to Create a Table in Word

4 Ways to Create a Table in Word

You can create a table in a Word document in 4 easy ways using the Ribbon. A table is a grid made up of columns and rows that intersect to form cells. You can insert text, numbers and images in a table. Once you have inserted a table, you can easily add and resize columns and rows and change table formatting.

How to Change Case in Word (Upper, Lower, Title or Sentence Case)

How to Change Case in Word (Upper, Lower, Title or Sentence Case)

You can change case in Microsoft Word documents using formatting commands or by converting case. If you want to be able to easily change case (like removing All Caps), it's best to change case using the Font dialog box. If someone has created upper case text using hard capitals where they have pressed the Caps Lock key and typed the text, then you can convert case using the Change Case command.

How to Modify Table of Contents Formatting in Word

How to Modify Table of Contents Formatting in Word

If you have created a custom or automatic table of contents (TOC) in a Word document, you can add heading levels to the TOC. You can add or edit levels using built-in heading styles or use custom styles as levels.

How to Insert or Type the Beta Symbol in Word (β or Β)

How to Insert or Type the Beta Symbol in Word (β or Β)

You can insert or type the Beta symbol in Word documents in several ways. The Greek Beta symbol can be entered in upper case (Β) or lower case (β) using built-in commands or keyboard shortcuts (including Alt codes, AutoCorrect entries or custom shortcuts). Beta is the 2nd letter in the Greek alphabet and is comparable to the letter B.

How to Password Protect Your Excel Worksheets and Workbooks

How to Password Protect Your Excel Worksheets and Workbooks

You can password protect worksheets and workbooks in Excel. If you want to prevent other users from opening or modifying an Excel workbook, you can encrypt the file with a password. You can also protect workbook structure where you can prevent users from deleting, renaming, moving or unhiding worksheets. Password protection can be added to your Excel file in several ways.

How to Find and Replace Formatting in Word (such as Bold, Italic and Font)

How to Find and Replace Formatting in Word (such as Bold, Italic and Font)

You can find and replace formatting in Word by searching for specific formatting, such as bold or italic, and changing it to other formats. You or even search for text with specific formatting and change the text and the formats. With Find and Replace, you can search for and change both character and paragraph formatting.

How to Check Word Count in Microsoft Word (4 Ways)

How to Check Word Count in Microsoft Word (4 Ways)

You can check or view word count in Word documents in several ways. Although word count is typically displayed in the Status Bar, you can view a Word Count dialog box which can be displayed using the Ribbon, the Status Bar or a keyboard shortcut. The Word counter will check a document for the number of characters, lines, paragraphs and pages. Word count and other statistics are also available in Word Properties.

How to Use Cell Styles in Excel to Save Time Formatting

How to Use Cell Styles in Excel to Save Time Formatting

You can apply cell styles in Excel worksheets to quickly format cells in a consistent way and automate repetitive formatting. Excel includes several built-in styles (such as Heading 1, Heading 2 and so on) and you can modify styles before or after you apply them. If none of the built-in styles fit your needs, you can also create a new style.

How to Display All Available Styles in a Word Document (Including Headings 1-9)

How to Display All Available Styles in a Word Document (Including Headings 1-9)

You can display all available styles in a Microsoft Word document using the Styles task pane. By default, only some of the available styles (including heading styles) are displayed in the Home tab in the Ribbon. There are 9 levels of heading styles that can be displayed as well as many other styles. In order to view all available styles, you will need to customize the Styles task pane.

How to Double Space in Word (4 Ways)

How to Double Space in Word (4 Ways)

You can double space in Word using the Ribbon, the Paragraph dialog box, a keyboard shortcut or by modifying a style. If you double space a paragraph, you are setting the line spacing of the paragraph to 2.0. Since double spacing is a paragraph format, it's important to understand that a paragraph in Word is anything with a hard return after it (you pressed Enter or Return).

How to Align or Justify Text in Word (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Align or Justify Text in Word (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

You can align or justify text or other content in Word in several ways including using keyboard shortcuts, selecting commands in the Ribbon, using the Paragraph dialog box or modifying a style. It's important to note that alignment or justification is paragraph formatting so applies to entire paragraphs. You can align text or inline graphics in paragraphs that are followed by a hard return (you pressed Enter or Return).

How to Show or Unhide the Quick Access Toolbar in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

How to Show or Unhide the Quick Access Toolbar in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

In 2021 and 365 versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, you now have the ability to hide or unhide the Quick Access Toolbar. So if your Quick Access Toolbar seems to have disappeared, it may simply be hidden. In 2021, Microsoft also removed Undo and Redo / Repeat  from the Quick Access Toolbar and moved these commands to the Home tab in the Ribbon.

5 Ways to Insert or Type the Square Root Symbol (√) in PowerPoint (with Shortcuts)

5 Ways to Insert or Type the Square Root Symbol (√) in PowerPoint (with Shortcuts)

You can insert or type the square root symbol in PowerPoint presentations using built-in commands or keyboard shortcuts. The square root symbol or radical sign can be entered in placeholders, text boxes or in equation blocks on PowerPoint slides. You can use an Alt code shortcut, a Math AutoCorrect entry or create an AutoCorrect entry as a custom shortcut.

How to Insert or Type the Delta Symbol in Excel (7 Ways to Insert Δ or δ)

How to Insert or Type the Delta Symbol in Excel (7 Ways to Insert Δ or δ)

You can insert or type the Delta symbol in Excel worksheets using built-in commands or keyboard shortcuts. The Delta symbol is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet and corresponds to the letter D. Delta can be entered in upper case (Δ) or lower case (δ).​ You can insert the Delta symbol using the Insert Symbol command, the Symbol font, Alt code shortcuts, AutoCorrect shortcuts or a custom format. The Delta symbol can be entered in cells, text boxes and equation blocks in Excel.

How to Remove Duplicates in Excel (3 Easy Ways)

How to Remove Duplicates in Excel (3 Easy Ways)

You can remove duplicates in Excel in several ways. When you use the Remove Duplicates tool, Excel will keep the first instance and the remaining duplicates will be deleted in the data set. It's common to remove duplicates in a list or data set so that the data can be sorted, filtered and summarized. You'll need to decide what you consider to be a duplicate (based on one or more fields or columns).

How to Freeze Row and Column Headings in Excel Worksheets

How to Freeze Row and Column Headings in Excel Worksheets

As many Excel worksheets can become quite large, it can be useful to freeze row and column headings or freeze panes so titles are locked in place when you scroll through your worksheet. In Excel, you can freeze both row headings and column headings or just one.

How to Insert or Type the Degree Symbol in Excel (5 Ways to Insert °)

How to Insert or Type the Degree Symbol in Excel (5 Ways to Insert °)

You can insert or type the degree symbol in Excel using built-in commands, keyboard shortcuts or a custom number format. A custom number format can be applied to cells and would apply the degree symbol as a format rather than inserting it. The degree symbol can be entered in cells, equation blocks or text boxes. It is automatically entered in superscript. The term degree is used in several temperature scales including Celsius and Fahrenheit.

How to Combine Cells in Excel Using Concatenate (3 Ways)

How to Combine Cells in Excel Using Concatenate (3 Ways)

You can combine the data from multiple cells into another cell using the CONCATENATE operator or CONCATENATE functions. CONCATENATE is often used to combine text in cells (like first name and last name) but you can also combine text with numbers, dates, functions, spaces, commas or dashes. If you have Excel 2019 or a later version, you can also use the CONCAT function. It is important to note that combining cells is different from merging cells.

How to Merge Cells in Excel (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Merge Cells in Excel (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

In Excel, you can merge cells using the Ribbon or the Format Cells dialog box. You can also access merge commands by right-clicking or using keyboard shortcuts. Typically, when a user wants to merge cells, they are trying to place longer headers in one cell (such as January Actual Sales). You can merge cells horizontally across columns or vertically across rows.

How to Use Flash Fill in Excel (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Use Flash Fill in Excel (4 Ways with Shortcuts)

You can use Flash Fill in Excel to extract, combine, clean or format data quickly without using formulas. In order to use Flash Fill, Excel must be able to understand a pattern in a column to the left of the column where you want to fill the data so the source data should be entered in a consistent way. You can use Flash Fill by clicking a button, using shortcuts or by using the Fill handle. You run Flash Fill by entering an example of the data you want to fill using a "by example" logic.

How to Hide or Unhide Excel Worksheets (and Unhide All Sheets)

How to Hide or Unhide Excel Worksheets (and Unhide All Sheets)

You can hide or unhide Excel worksheets using the Ribbon, the right-click menu or keyboard shortcuts. If you hide worksheets, you can still reference them in other worksheets or workbooks. If you have Excel 365, you can now quickly unhide multiple worksheets or all worksheets. If you have trouble hiding or unhiding a worksheet, protection may have been enabled or a user has used VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to hide the sheet.

4 Ways to Insert or Type the Pound Symbol in Word (£)

4 Ways to Insert or Type the Pound Symbol in Word (£)

You can insert the pound sign or symbol (£) in a Word document using built-in Word commands or keyboard shortcuts (including Alt code, AutoCorrect or built-in shortcuts). This article applies to the British currency symbol, not the pound sign (#) or hash tag.

How to Convert Text to Numbers in Excel (5 Ways)

How to Convert Text to Numbers in Excel (5 Ways)

There are several ways to convert text to numbers in Microsoft Excel. When data is downloaded from other programs, numbers may sometimes be stored as text and you can't perform calculations correctly on the values. Also, some users may enter a number as text by typing an apostrophe (') before the number. Numbers stored as text usually appear with a green error checking marker in the cell. You can't sum or perform many other types of calculations with text.

How to Insert or Type Greek Letters or Symbols in Excel (6 Ways)

How to Insert or Type Greek Letters or Symbols in Excel (6 Ways)

You can insert or type Greek letters or symbols (such as Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, Omega, Pi, Sigma or Theta) in Excel worksheets in several ways. These include inserting symbols using the Insert Symbol command, the Symbol font, Alt code shortcuts and AutoCorrect shortcuts. You can insert Greek letters in cells, text boxes and equations in Excel.

How to Insert Multiple Rows in Excel (4 Fast Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Insert Multiple Rows in Excel (4 Fast Ways with Shortcuts)

You can quickly insert multiple rows in Excel using a drop-down menu, keyboard shortcuts or the Home tab in the Ribbon. The key to inserting multiple rows at once, rather than one by one, is to select the number of rows you want to insert first and then insert rows. Excel will insert the same number of rows you selected.

How to Reorder Objects in PowerPoint Using Bring to Front or Send to Back (with Shortcuts)

How to Reorder Objects in PowerPoint Using Bring to Front or Send to Back (with Shortcuts)

You can reorder objects on a PowerPoint slide using keyboard shortcuts, the context menu, the Ribbon or the Selection Pane. When objects are placed on a slide, they are stacked on top of each other. It's common to reorder objects to change the stacking order. When you select an object and Send to Back, it's moved to the bottom of the stack. If you choose to Send Backward, it's moved back by object. When you select an object and Bring to Front, it's moved to the top of the stack. If you choose to Bring Forward, it's moved forward by object.

Use Excel Conditional Formatting to Highlight Dates Before Today (3 Ways)

Use Excel Conditional Formatting to Highlight Dates Before Today (3 Ways)

You can use conditional formatting in Excel to highlight cells containing dates before today or within a date range before the current date. In a worksheet, you can use conditional formatting to highlight selected cells by filling them with a color based on rules or conditions. This type of formatting is helpful if you want to highlight past due dates such as invoices that are 30, 60 or 90 days overdue.

How to Loop a PowerPoint Slide Show to Repeat Automatically

How to Loop a PowerPoint Slide Show to Repeat Automatically

You can set up a PowerPoint slide show lo loop or replay automatically. A looping presentation can be used at events, trade shows or even in a reception area in an office. The easiest way to set up a slide show to loop is to apply automatic transitions and then configure Slide Show settings.

How to Crop a Picture into a Circle in PowerPoint (Crop Image to Shape)

How to Crop a Picture into a Circle in PowerPoint (Crop Image to Shape)

If you want to crop an image into a circle in PowerPoint, you'll need to combine cropping options. Crop options appear on the Picture Format or Picture Tools Format tab in the Ribbon. You can use these tools to crop a picture into an oval and then crop again to change the aspect ratio so the oval changes to a circle. In PowerPoint, you can achieve some great effects by cropping images to different shapes.

How to Stop Word from Changing Formatting Automatically

How to Stop Word from Changing Formatting Automatically

You can stop Word from changing formatting automatically in your documents by turning off AutoFormat As You Type settings in the AutoCorrect dialog box. If text or formatting is changing, there are several options you can turn off.

How to Find and Replace in Word (and Use Wildcards)

How to Find and Replace in Word (and Use Wildcards)

You can find and replace in Word using the Find and Replace dialog box as well as the Navigation Pane. If you use the dialog box, you can find and replace text and numbers and use wildcards for more advanced find and replace tasks. Wildcards are useful when you are not able to find an exact match. You can display the Find and Replace dialog box using a keyboard shortcut or the Home tab in the Ribbon.

How to Hide and Unhide Slides in PowerPoint (with Shortcuts)

How to Hide and Unhide Slides in PowerPoint (with Shortcuts)

You can hide slides in PowerPoint presentations so that they do not appear during a slide show unless you want to display them. Typically, you hide slides in Normal View or Slide Sorter View and then run your slide show. During a slide show, you can unhide slides or you can return to Normal View or Slide Sorter View and unhide them.

5 Ways to Insert or Type the Delta Symbol in PowerPoint (Δ or δ)

5 Ways to Insert or Type the Delta Symbol in PowerPoint (Δ or δ)

You can insert or type the Delta symbol in PowerPoint presentations using built-in commands or keyboard shortcuts. The Delta symbol is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet and corresponds to the letter D. Delta can be entered in uppercase (Δ)  or lowercase (δ) in placeholders or text boxes on PowerPoint slides.

How to Hear a Word Document Using Speak (Text to Speech)

How to Hear a Word Document Using Speak (Text to Speech)

In Microsoft Word 2010 and later versions, you can have word speak or read a document aloud to you. You will need to add the Speak command to your Quick Access Toolbar or the Ribbon to use this feature. Once you've added the command, simply click Speak and Word will read the selected text aloud.

How to Select All in Word (6 Ways with Shortcuts)

How to Select All in Word (6 Ways with Shortcuts)

In Microsoft Word, you can save lots of time if you can quickly select characters, words, lines, paragraphs and blocks of text in your documents. You can use keyboard shortcuts or mouse shortcuts to select text.

How to Fade Text In and Out in PowerPoint

How to Fade Text In and Out in PowerPoint

You can fade text in and out on a PowerPoint slide during a slide show using animations. There are several ways to fade text and you can combine different types of animations as well as Effect Options.

3 Excel Strikethrough Shortcuts to Cross Out Text or Values in Cells

3 Excel Strikethrough Shortcuts to Cross Out Text or Values in Cells

You can apply strikethrough to text or values in Excel to cross out or create a line through a cell or part of a cell. There are 3 common ways to apply strikethrough in your Excel worksheets – using a built-in keyboard shortcut, using the Font dialog box, or by adding a command to the Quick Access Toolbar.

How to Lock the Position of a Slicer in Excel

How to Lock the Position of a Slicer in Excel

Slicers are a great tool in Excel to filter tables or pivot tables. You can lock the position of a slicer in an Excel worksheet using a options in the Format Slicer task pane. You'll need to select the slicer or slicers and Disable resizing and moving in the task pane (and choose other options based on your preferences).

How to Use Morph in PowerPoint to Design Engaging Presentations

How to Use Morph in PowerPoint to Design Engaging Presentations

If you have PowerPoint 2019 or 365, you can use the amazing Morph transition to morph one object into another (or multiple objects into other objects). Although you can apply Morph to create movement, you can also use other tricks like changing the size or formatting of text, shapes, pictures, SmartArt, WordArt and charts. Because it's a transition, not an animation, you'll need to create two slides to use Morph.

Why You Can't Group in PowerPoint (3 Common Issues)

Why You Can't Group in PowerPoint (3 Common Issues)

It's common to group objects in PowerPoint so you can move the objects together and apply formatting and animation to the group. However, you can't group certain objects. In this article, we'll discuss several situations where you can't group in PowerPoint as well as some solutions.

To request this page in an alternate format, email our staff at info@avantixlearning.ca
Microsoft, the Microsoft logo, Microsoft Office and related Microsoft applications and logos are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in Canada, US and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of the registered owners.

Avantix Learning | 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5E 1W7 | info@avantixlearning.ca

Pin It on Pinterest