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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...

Aug 2018

PowerPoint maps are great tools to tell visual stories – showing locations around the world and how they might all connect, global route maps for travel or logistics and different options, or really anything in the universe that you can show on some kind of map. What’s really neat, is that Office 365 has maps for PowerPoint built-in. Read on to find out everything you need to know about to make the most of this functionality in your presentations.

Aug 2018
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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!

Aug 2018

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.

Aug 2018

Adding slide numbers in PowerPoint, on the face of it, is pretty easy. PowerPoint provides a wealth of ways to add page numbers onto your slides; however, some of these methods don’t always work. Don't get frustrated, read on to learn the different ways to add slide numbers in PowerPoint, and find the one that works for your presentation!

Aug 2018

Having other people review your presentations is really important, but what happens when they make mystery changes? Help is at hand, PowerPoint has some great tools to help you compare and combine different versions of a PowerPoint file. Read on for our step-by-step guide.

Aug 2018

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…

Aug 2018
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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.

Aug 2018

Collaboration is incredibly useful, but it can be tricky to manage. Microsoft Word has a handy feature that lets you merge two versions of a document so you can keep all the information you need with minimal hassle.

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