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Each December, we feature an animated, musical, customizable holiday e-card by PowerPoint MVP Sandra Johnson. Read on to see this year's dazzling work of art and create your own personalized greeting.
Learn how to create clever animation effects in your PowerPoint presentations with an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial by Microsoft MVP Sandra Johnson. Read on for hands-on animation techniques that you'll be able to use in other presentations.
Animations can help drive a point home in PowerPoint, but if you're not careful, they also can seem so silly your audience will feel like 6-year-olds. In this week's webinar, learn how to use animations and do it smartly.
Watch the 30-second trailer or click "read more" below to view the entire webinar.
What you will learn at Tuesday's webinar
If you give presentations, you need to know about the tool in PowerPoint that offers you a second screen to give you more control over your talk. In this week’s webinar you’ll learn how to use Presenter View in PowerPoint, and we'll dish out expert advice on presenting.
Can't view this video? It also can be seen at Microsoft Showcase.
What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar
It's true that you can create PowerPoint presentations without using Slide Masters or even knowing what they are, but they save so much time and effort that we think you'll be glad to know about them. In this week's webinar, we'll show you how to master the Slide Master--a built-in tool that controls the look of your PowerPoint presentation and keeps it consistent throughout.
See the trailer or click "read more" below to the entire webinar.
What you will learn at Tuesday's webinar:
Widescreen (16:9) is the new default aspect ratio in the new PowerPoint. To make your experience with the new dimensions pleasant, we’ve built a brand new set of themes specifically targeting this aspect ratio, and we’ve improved our conversion code so that you can easily make the switch to widescreen from other aspect ratios.
Yes, yes, we know. Sounds in PowerPoint can be cheesy. But let’s have some fun. We’ll show you how to master sound in PowerPoint including inserting effective sounds, play a soundtrack, and time animations to that soundtrack.
In 2012, you were doing more than adding data to slides—you really put PowerPoint to work to create visual representations of your hard work, bright ideas, and personal style. Charts, themes, animations, color-matching, and tips for presenters were just some of your favorite topics for polishing your PowerPoint presentations. Check out the year in review with the top posts.