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Looping a slideshow in PowerPoint

Sometimes you want to run a PowerPoint presentation on repeat – looping a slideshow so it can play in the background during an event, perhaps at a trade show booth. Is it possible to automatically loop a slideshow in PowerPoint? Yes! In PowerPoint, it’s easy. Open your PowerPoint file. First, make sure your slides are set to advance automatically: Go to the Transitions tab on the Ribbon. On the far right side, under Advance Slide, check the box next to After and set a time amount. Then select Apply To All. You can also manually set timings on various slides…
OTWAdmin
October 8, 2018
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Inserting a video in PowerPoint

Do you have a video file that you’d like to include in your PowerPoint presentation? You can link to a YouTube video or exit your presentation to open up a file somewhere else… or you could embed a video file that’s in the presentation itself! So if you have video file on hand, here’s how you insert it and get it to automatically play. And you don’t have to bring the separate video file with you. We’ll start with a blank slide in PowerPoint. Insert a Video into a Blank Textbox In a new slide, with a blank text box,…
OTWAdmin
June 25, 2018
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Aligning Objects in PowerPoint

A key to achieving a professional, clean, and crisp looking presentation is aligning objects on your slides. Make sure they are well-placed and lined up! Rather than eyeballing the placement of your pictures and textboxes, you can make precise, subtle adjustments with PowerPoint’s alignment options. These tools can transform a higgledy-piggledy collection of objects into a neat arrangement in a flash! Here we’ll show you how to select multiple objects on your PowerPoint slide and arrange and align them. Note: These alignment options under the Arrange group on the Ribbon aren’t just available in PowerPoint. You can find the same…
OTWAdmin
January 8, 2018
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Export PowerPoint slides… in any way!

Did you know you can do more than just save your PowerPoint as a handout? Here we’ll show you how to export PowerPoint slides as a handout (because yes – it’s such a good thing to know!), as a PDF, as images, and as a video. First, for any way that you want to export your PowerPoint: Open your PowerPoint. Go to File > Export. Then, choose what you want to do! Create Adobe PDF To export PowerPoint slides as a PDF – so that each slide is a page in a single PDF document – simple choose “Create Adobe PDF”. It will…
OTWAdmin
December 5, 2016