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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...

Jun 2024
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BrightCarbon is buzzing with excitement, because we’ve just released BrightSlide - our incredible PowerPoint add-in. BrightSlide was created by our team of PowerPoint experts with input from our professional presentation designers. Its purpose is to supercharge your workflow with a bunch of incredible PowerPoint productivity and design tools, functions and shortcuts way beyond PowerPoint’s normal functionality. And best of all? It’s totally free!

Jun 2024
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PowerPoint has evolved into an app which is the Swiss Army knife of content creation, not only for presentations but also printed collaterals, videos and even interactive presentations. In this second part of our series on supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA we look at how you can provide your users with visual feedback for active areas of your slide using a mouse hover technique.

Jun 2024
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PowerPoint has evolved into an app which is the Swiss Army knife of content creation, not only for presentations, but also printed collateral, videos and even interactive presentations. In this article learn how you can add links to objects on slides that, when clicked, take the user to a different slide.

Jun 2024
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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!

Jun 2024
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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.

Jun 2024
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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.

Jun 2024
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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.

Jun 2024
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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!

Jun 2024
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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.

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