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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...

Mar 2019

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.

Mar 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.

Mar 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!

Mar 2019
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Does your PowerPoint run really slowly? Mine did. Particularly the animation pane, and slides with lots of graphics (especially vector graphics). Office 2013 was fine, then Office 365 (with PowerPoint 2016) was ridiculously slow. There might be a simple fix to help...

Mar 2019
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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...

Mar 2019

What happens if you're tasked with a project where you can't rely on your beloved Adobe suite and - shock of all horrors - you have to use PowerPoint? I grant you, PowerPoint may not be the obvious choice for a piece of design software. However, it is possible to create beautiful things with it. This is much easier of course if you know some tricks of the trade – as luck would have it I have complied a list to get you started.

Mar 2019

At BrightCarbon, we animate a lot in PowerPoint. Sometimes, it’s things as simple as a “Fade In” or “Zoom Out”. The rest of the time, it’s more complicated stuff that makes us look a bit like magicians. As we like to share the magic, here are a couple of tips that might make it easier for you when working with complicated animation sequences...

Mar 2019
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Blue can be quite a calming colour – a beautiful blue sky or the soft blue of the sea. But one blue that none of us find relaxing is the Blue Screen of Death, and if you use PowerPoint a lot, chances are you’ll have your fair share of glitches and malfunctions. So, after doing some of my own extensive research, here are 5 reasons why PowerPoint crashes.

Mar 2019

Do you ever feel like you spend your life in PowerPoint - animating, drawing, arranging, typing. Do you wish you could do it faster, that you could increase your PowerPoint productivity with a useful list of shortcuts and time hacks? Readers. Look no further.

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