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Display slow for autoshapes with color filled transparency
I want to use some autoshapes with transparent color, the problem is it will display very slow (like scaning) while move it or switch to this slide. Especially for large autoshapes. I know not all of the computers have this problem, is there any option to make it display quickly?...
4 12/24/2008 3:48:18 AM
CREATING A SUB-SLIDE IN POWERPOINT
I DO LECTURES ON MEDICAL RESEARCH SUBJECTS. WHEN I CREATE A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION WITH INFORMATION THAT WAS RESEARCHED, MANY TIMES I WILL BE ASKED ABOUT REFERENCE MATERIALS ON THE SUBJECT MATTER ON THE SLIDE. IS IT POSSIBLE TO CREATE A "SUB-SLIDE" THAT CAN HOUSE THE REFERENCED MATERIAL ON THE SLIDE? THE "SUB-SLIDE" WOULD REMAIN HIDDEN UNLESS CLICKED ON TO SHOW THE REFERENCED MATERIA...
3 12/24/2008 3:28:22 AM
Is anyone having trouble playing midi files in PowerPoint 2007?
These files worked ok in earlier versions of this program. Also, Windows Media Player plays these files when I open them at their location on the hard drive. However, now they will not activate from withing a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. They do however, work on my laptop computer which the 2003-2007 version installed. Curiously, Midi files that were inserted in presentations create...
1 12/24/2008 3:20:01 AM
Power Point 2008 crashes in 10.5.5 with all updates.
I have an enduser with PPT 2008 fully updated on an Intel MacBook Pro. He has a presentation that he created and can still use in 2004, but it will not open in 2008. I also have the same issue. This is the log: Microsoft Error Reporting log version: 2.0 Error Signature: Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS Date/Time: 2008-12-23 15:26:13 -0500 Application Name: Microsoft PowerPoint Application Bu...
2 12/23/2008 11:47:49 PM
PP2007: click shape, it recenters on shape
I do most of my work on Powepoint zoomed in at 200-400% with shapes that extend off the screen. In the 2007 version it now recenters my view to the center of the shape I click. If I need to adjust one corner of a rectangle, when I click it it takes me to the center of the shape. I move back over to the corner, click and drag to where I want it, release the mouse button and I'm taken b...
2 12/23/2008 11:47:00 PM
How to stop powerpoint slide advance with the mouse roller?
Using PP2007. I'd like to stop the slides from advancing when the mouse roller is moved forward or back...
2 12/23/2008 10:15:49 PM
action or hyperlink???
HI all, Any thoughts on the bext way to manage navigation: action or hyperlink? I have a huge doc and I am currently using action settings to link from one slide to another. I am using action settings to do this. Would it be better if I use hyperlink command instead? What is the difference between them? Does Action settings use VBA and Hyperlinking doesn't? Thanks to all that toss i...
1 12/23/2008 10:01:01 PM
Photos are stretched during show
Hi, I've made a presentation with many photos (most of them scanned). When I am working on the presentation I see the photos okay. But when running the slideshow they are like stretched vertically. I see the faces and figures are longer. I am using Powerpoint 2007. Anybody of you who knows what I have to do to change this? Regards, Lupe...
4 12/23/2008 7:27:42 PM
Powerpoint template drafting table
I'm looking for a template that is a drafting table with an arm lamp above shining down on table....
4 12/23/2008 7:04:28 PM
How do I create a transparent background in PowerPoint?
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2 12/23/2008 4:06:26 PM
PowerPoint Videos
I have a video created in Animoto (mp4). How can I insert it in a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. The extension on the file is .mp4. ...
2 12/23/2008 4:05:45 PM
Master title style and Master Subtitle Style
On the Master Slide (or a layout if necessary), I want the Master title style and the subtitle style in the same 'text' box i.e. they are separated using the enter key e.g: Click to edit Master title style Click to edit Master subtitle style Also, when setting up the Master text styles, I want to use 4 levels. For the 1st level, I do not want to use a bullet or any indents however for...
6 12/23/2008 2:55:12 PM
videos in PowerPoint 2007
I have a video created in Animoto (MP4) & need to know how to insert it into a PowerPoint 2007 presentation. The extension on the file is .mp4. Thanks. -- Cindy...
1 12/23/2008 2:13:01 PM
Creating a question template in PowerPoint
I would like to create a animated boxes in PPT that when clicked upon they fade away and DO NOT RETURN when I return to that slide. My goal is to have a slide with 6 questions each linked to their own answer slide. When question 1 is clicked I would like it to disappear in some way so that the question can not be chosen again. Any ideas? thanx so much, sys...
4 12/23/2008 12:34:10 PM
View total duration of slide presentation
Say if I had to receive a presentation, how would I view the duration of this presentation. Basically I am creating a presentation with about 50 slides and I would like to know how long the presentation is Thanks -- Mark http://www.quiznetonline.co ...
3 12/23/2008 12:31:01 PM
POWER POINT in OFFICE 07
I had a box on the right of my screen in edit/design that showed details of the animation of current slide i.e how add a fly in etc and timings, but this has gone and I can't remember how to get it back. Anyone know how to do this please?...
3 12/23/2008 12:09:51 PM
No sound in one movie clip
Hi: In a presentation I have several movie clips I use that are all in one folder. They all played flawlessy on an eight year old laptop, but when I installed the presentation on a new 'improved' computer, one of the .mpg clips plays, but no sound now. I've removed/reinserted many times but no luck. The clips works fine in Windows Media Player. This may have nothing to do with, but this...
3 12/23/2008 9:31:00 AM
Slide Orientation
I have Office 2007 (Powerpoint 2007) on my Win/XP Pro SP2 Workstation. I need to know if is possible to have some of the slides in portrait mode and others in landscape, all in the same powerpoint presentation. If it is possible, how do you do it? David...
4 12/23/2008 6:32:11 AM
Interactive calculation during presentation
“On a running presentation, i´d like to enter a number in a form/box, for example “5” then hit a button that say “Calculate” The result should then show on the same page or next if necessary. The formula I want to use for calculation is this (“entered number”)2 +3) x 1,36 I´am using pp2007/vista....
7 12/23/2008 3:59:50 AM
PPT 2007: How to use a specific master in a presentation?
PPT 2007: In slide masters there is a master "Title and vertical slide layout". But I don't see a way to use it in my presentation. Though I can rotate a textbox and use it but I'm curious to know how to use master. Also in PPT 2007 help (Overview of layouts) it says there are five built-in, standard layouts but when I click "layouts" under Home tab it shows me nine layouts. Can someon...
8 12/23/2008 3:59:50 AM
Application.quit error
When my vba code hits the Application.Quit method a Powerpoint must exit error message box is created with the option to send the dump to MS. I just want PPT to exit. Is there something I'm doing wrong? Here is the code: Sub OnSlideShowPageChange(ByVal SSW As SlideShowWindow) If SSW.View.CurrentShowPosition = _ SSW.Presentation.SlideShowSettings.StartingSlide Then ...
13 12/23/2008 3:59:49 AM
PPT 2007 - Arrow Styles
On Insert Shape, when I choose the second shape in Lines category (line with arrow), the default style used for the arrow is Arrow Style 2 (see Shape Outline Arrows). Rather than having to change the end arrow every time I use this shape, is there a way to change the default style? I want Arrow Style 5 to be my default whenever I choose the 2nd shape in the Lines category? Thanks -- ...
4 12/23/2008 1:04:09 AM
Slide/outline tab missing
In PPT 2007, in normal view, I clicked the X at the top right of the slide/outline tab. How do I get it back? Online help says to drag the slider bar, but there is none....
3 12/23/2008 12:56:14 AM
next slide
is there a way to make sure that you can go to the next slide only by using the fleshes in the left bottom corner? so to disable the mouse-click, return-key... to go to the next slide. Is this posible? The problem is that when you put objects in the powerpoint, and you click to fast, you pass these objects without seeing them......
3 12/22/2008 6:02:30 PM
missing Show option on .ppt right click
Hello... For some reason I no longer see the Show option when I right click on a .ppt file to play. Any idea why or how I can get it back?...
5 12/23/2008 11:48:00 PM
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