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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.

Jul 2020

    Video is great for engaging people during a presentation, with something dynamic and emotive, or to provide a clear explanation of a difficult concept. Finding video can be difficult, but there’s a little-known site called YouTube that has a few billion videos to choose from. This blog post takes you through the simple steps to embedding YouTube video in PowerPoint.

    Jul 2020

      There are lots of places you can get free PowerPoint templates, but are they any good? Well, we’ve done the legwork for you and have collected a few of the best free PowerPoint templates online.

      Jul 2020
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      Video is a great way to engage your audience in a more engaging, dynamic, or emotive way than can be achieved with standard PowerPoint alone. Or it can save you a lot of time. There are a couple of options available if you want to embed video in PowerPoint.

      Jul 2020
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      In this post we look at the mind-bending world of PowerPoint latest and greatest transition, Morph and, how to use it create stunning design effects in PowerPoint. Morph is a bit of a superhero really. Saving you from all sorts of time-consuming activities and other perils.

      Jul 2020
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      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. It's Shutterstock vs. iStock in our breakdown of the best stock-photo site.

      Jul 2020
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      It's Christmas! After a late night with too much eggnog and brandy snaps we set ourselves a challenge to see who could come up with the wildest PowerPoint Christmas card! So it's the day after the night before, and through blurry eyes we can reveal our efforts...

      Jul 2020
      07th Nov 2019

      Review: PowerPointLabs

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      The National University of Singapore have developed an add-on software called PowerPointLabs. If you are an ambitious PowerPoint user who doesn’t have time to fiddle around with learning all the tricks that experts such as the BrightCarbon staff have figured out, then you may find PowerPointLabs to be very helpful.

      Jul 2020
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      When Microsoft brought out 3D models support in PowerPoint, we were all a bit excited, however there usually comes a point where you want to create your own 3D models in PowerPoint to add that little pinch of excitement to your presentation. If you don’t know where to begin, fear not. We have just the guide for you!

      Jul 2020
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      Sometimes we struggle to find things and get frustrated when they don’t appear, whether it’s locating your house keys, finding Wally in a sea of Wally impostors or hunting down the partner to that lone sock at the bottom of the washing basket. Or maybe it’s replacing fonts that PowerPoint says are present in your file, but you just can’t find and your childhood Wally searching skills are letting you down. Well, this post can help you with PowerPoint, but you’ll have to find the sock yourself, sorry!

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