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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...

Nov 2022
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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.

Nov 2022
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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…

Nov 2022
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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.

Nov 2022

    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.

    Nov 2022
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    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.

    Nov 2022
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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!

    Nov 2022
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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...

    Nov 2022
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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...

    Nov 2022

      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.

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