Microsoft Office applications contain a shared library of over 20 alternative color palettes. PowerPoint, Word, and Excel share this same library of color schemes. However, I often find it difficult to find a good combination of colors for my PowerPoint projects within this built-in color library. More likely the colors in these palettes are not […]
Professional presentation templates help to create consistent slide decks, which eventually makes your presentations look more branded and professional. Unfortunately, typical presentation templates preferred and downloaded by most people too often display confusing inconsistencies, despite their nice-looking backgrounds.
Gone are the days when business PowerPoint presentations were limited to use only the default system fonts. Now almost all professional presentation templates are designed incorporating modern custom font types. Though adding a new font for Powerpoint is relatively a simple task, it often becomes a frustrating experience when things are not done right. In […]
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Using beautiful and impactful images in a PowerPoint slide presentation is the perfect way to keep things interesting. But sometimes, the background of an image can be distracting for your slides. Instead of going back to the drawing board and scouring the web for another free, high-quality photo that’s less busy, you can simply remove the […]
Nancy Duarte’s latest book Slidedocs is released today. Slidedocs is about how to design visual documents in PowerPoint (or Keynote) that are meant for reading rather than presenting to a live audience.
Here’s a quick tip for you. One of my friends wanted to share a Power Point presentation on a Google+ Hangout. He tried screen share feature but the only screen he could share was the presenter view not the full screen PowerPoint slideshow that he usually show in his online training sessions. He wanted the […]
Hyperlinks in PowerPoint are underlined by default. Underlined text is a visual signal denoting there is a link behind it and is a best practice from the user experience point of view. However, in some presentation design projects, you might need to remove the underline from hyperlink text.
Audio in a presentation can be as simple as a background sound effect or a recorded voice-over from the CEO. In this post, you will discover how to insert audio into PowerPoint 2010 or PowerPoint 2013 presentations.