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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...

Oct 2019

    One of the ways we improve our PowerPoint productivity in PowerPoint is by using VBA code to automate and extend the functionality of PowerPoint. This article explains how to grab the code from our articles and use it in your PowerPoint project, so that you can take your productivity to the next level!

    Oct 2019
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    “PowerPoint found a problem with content …” Uh oh! Corrupt PowerPoint files are a headache and a bit of a mystery to the best of us. Here are some helpful tips that will rescue your slides and get you back on track.

    Oct 2019
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    Media-rich presentations are great, but can result in a huge file size. This can cause problems when trying to share your presentation, or even cause PowerPoint to crash. But is there an answer? Absolutely. In this article we share five ways to compress PowerPoint file size for easy emailing and speedy running of your presentation.

    Oct 2019
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    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.

    Oct 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!

    Oct 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.

    Oct 2019
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    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!

    Oct 2019
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    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.

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