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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 2023
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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.

Feb 2023
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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.

Feb 2023
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.

Feb 2023
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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!

Feb 2023
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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!

Feb 2023
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The use of infographic is on the rise, however if you're not a graphic designer, or you don't have the budget for one, turning raw data into something visual can be a daunting task. This guide will show you that creating a beautifully visual infographic in PowerPoint is much easier than you think.

Feb 2023

    Masking effects are a great way to jump-start your image slides in PowerPoint. They not only look great, but also serve many a practical purpose. We've come up with a few ideas for creative ways to combine masking and animation in your presentation.

    Feb 2023
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    Having lots of image slides in a presentation can be great, but sometimes they don't do the heavy-lifting they ought to with your message. Using shapes as stencils to create masking effects in PowerPoint is a really easy and effective way to make your image slides stand out, and communicate something more. Here are three ideas you can try

    Feb 2023
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    Wonky alignment and badly proportioned slides can easily distract your audience, compromise your professionalism, and invalidate your content. Read this post to find out how to use PowerPoint grids and guides to create effective layouts that not only look neat and professional, but actually leverage proportions to better communicate with your audience.

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