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I have always longed for a way to import an image into PowerPoint and simply make it transparent, but until now, have had to open up Photoshop in order to achieve what I thought would be a simple effect.

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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.

Feb 2019
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Error bars are an important part of data visualisation, as they show the variance in the data. It’s very easy to add error bars to graphs and charts in PowerPoint, and in this article, we'll show you how!

Feb 2019
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PowerPoint color themes are key to make your presentation look consistent and professional. Using the color theme correctly also makes it easy to change colors and branding later. Read on to find out how you can create your own color theme in PowerPoint, and apply it across Office.

Feb 2019
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Office 365 keeps updating and every few weeks we notice a few new features. Sometimes it’s small things, but sometimes they’re pretty significant updates, and, as always with Microsoft, hidden away. This update features icons, with a selection of PowerPoint icons for presentations now built into PowerPoint itself. You could…

Feb 2019
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Have you ever started working on a presentation to find that pieces of content have been pasted in as images instead of editable text? But fear not! Help is at hand. Here is all you need to know about how to convert images to text in PowerPoint.

Feb 2019

Some presentations require the exact same chart, graphic, or image on multiple slides. A new feature of PowerPoint 2016 is zoom links. With this feature, you can work around the issues of having multiple versions of a graphic throughout a presentation: PowerPoint will do the updating legwork for you! Read on to find how to make the most of this new feature.

Feb 2019
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If you need footnotes, or if you’re a prolific user of mathematical formulae, you’re going to need to know how to make your text superscript and subscript in PowerPoint. Here are three ways to do it, with some bonus productivity tips to keep you working efficiently!

Feb 2019
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Most presentations are a cascade of text-heavy Death-by-PowerPoint slides. Online learners suffer the torture of brochures converted to click-through-eLearning. Most people now recognize that using visuals is the way to go. But how do you make visual presentations and eLearning that work? We think there are six steps you need to follow.

Feb 2019

A good PowerPoint presentation is the culmination of many hours of hard work and careful planning. You’ve spent a lot of time researching, fact-checking, structuring and practising that all-important presentation. Now, what if I were to tell you that, despite all your hard work, there’s a good chance that at least 10% of your audience will have a hard time accessing any of your content?

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