Converting objects to images that are easier to work with

When you insert and object like a Visio drawing or spreadsheet, you can use the Drawing tools in PowerPoint for that object. What if those tools are not enough? What if you want to zoom in on a section of a spreadsheet or visio drawing? You can only do that if you convert the object to an image. You can also convert a collection of objects like shapes and text to an image to use the Picture tools in PowerPoint. This video shows you two techniques for converting objects to images. Click the Full Screen button in the lower right of the video to make it as large as your screen so it is easier to see the step-by-step instructions.

By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don't overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 1.2 million times and liked over 12,000 times on YouTube.