One question we are often asked when conducting our Advanced PowerPoint training course is “Is there a way to add shapes to a grouped object within PowerPoint?” The answer is YES! Here’s how.
Surprisingly enough, it’s not that easy to get a bar chart to grow or shrink in PowerPoint. There are a few ways around it, but each of them has strengths and weaknesses. Hopefully one of them will work for your slide – and might just be the missing trick you’ve been searching for.
We’ve created a sequence of photo highlights – the kind of thing that you see at birthdays and weddings, along with more corporate events. Normally such things are pretty mundane, but it is pretty easy to create dynamic movie sequences to make the whole thing come alive, using a few simple PowerPoint tricks.
What shortcuts and words of wisdom can we impart to you to make your presentations look different (and better!) than everyone else’s? The short answer is simple – don’t design your slides like everyone else. Here are some things you can leave off that will transform both your approach to presentations and your presentations themselves in no time.
If you are a casual PowerPoint user and you’re looking for ways to speed up the sometimes arduous act of presentation making then this short list is for you: think of it as 5 life hacks for PowerPoint to avoid those #firstworldproblems.
We all know it’s important to ‘run through’ your presentation after you create it to make sure everything is the way you want it, but if you notice that something doesn’t quite draw the attention it should, what should you do? We discuss the simple ways you can adjust or add to an object so that it becomes the most obvious thing on the slide.
We’re often asked whether it’s possible to ‘cut out’ images in PowerPoint. Well, the good news is that it is, and the even better news is that we’ve written a How-To guide to show you how it’s done.
Christmas is almost upon us! Why not spread some festive cheer with one of our Free PowerPoint Christmas Cards. Download, edit and share your favourite from our seasonal selection!
What would we like to see in the next version of PowerPoint? What would make it worth the upgrade? Here are the top feature requests from our presentation professionals.
At BrightCarbon we’ve started to think that Shutterstock may have overtaken iStock as the commercial stock-photo site of choice for finding photos for presentation design, for three reasons.