Feb 2019

Have you ever thought about what makes some PowerPoint slides look a bit too much like PowerPoint? The Wipe animation effect is a chief culprit with its soft gradient edge. But there is an alternative, and it involves one of my favourite PowerPoint tricks, called ‘the mask’. So without further ado read on to learn three masking effects in PowerPoint to tidy up your slides, and bring them into the 21st century.

Feb 2019
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Have you ever noticed that when you’re travelling on a train, watching the world go by, the trees and plants close by seem to rush past in a blur but the hills in the distance barely seem to change? Welcome to the world of parallax scrolling. Read on to find out how to make this cool effect just using PowerPoint.

Feb 2019

PowerPoint morph is a magic little PowerPoint transition that’s been around for a while now. As the world gradually discovers just how useful it really is, it’s turning out to be the gift that keeps giving. In the third of our trilogy of morph tutorials, learn how to make a cool cut-away effect.

Feb 2019

PowerPoint morph is a magic little transition that’s been around for a while now. As the world gradually discovers just how useful it really is, it’s turning out to be the gift that keeps giving. In the second of our trilogy of morph tutorials, learn how to make a lens reveal effect.

Feb 2019
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PowerPoint morph is a magic little PowerPoint transition that’s been around for a while now. As the world gradually discovers just how useful it really is, it’s turning out to be the gift that keeps giving. In the first of our trilogy of morph tutorials, learn how to make a magnifying glass.

Feb 2019
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When carrying out BrightCarbon's Advanced PowerPoint training course, showing Keyboard shortcuts to help people carry out every-day tasks much faster than normal is always a really big hit. Download our PowerPoint Keyboard Shortcuts PDF here...

Feb 2019
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Countdown timers can be really effective ways of filling time in breaks at conferences or training sessions, or to give people a time limit to do an exercise or have a discussion. Follow these easy steps to create your own that is completely editable and see how easy it is to create a slick, branded countdown timer just using PowerPoint.

Feb 2019

What happens if you're tasked with a project where you can't rely on your beloved Adobe suite and - shock of all horrors - you have to use PowerPoint? I grant you, PowerPoint may not be the obvious choice for a piece of design software. However, it is possible to create beautiful things with it. This is much easier of course if you know some tricks of the trade – as luck would have it I have complied a list to get you started.

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