Issue #99 December 13, 2005

PPT - Saving Slides as Pictures Sometimes we get a PowerPoint slide show from a friend or colleague and it contains a full slide sized photo that we would love to use on one of our slides or as a graphic for another purpose. If we get permission to use it (you always...

Issue #98 November 29, 2005

PPT - Picture File Format Photos are becoming a more important part of our presentations. In order to connect emotionally, photos are so much more effective than plain text. So if you are going to use photos, what file format should you use? There are many formats out...

Issue #97 November 15, 2005

PPT - Inserting Pictures Is there a "correct" way to insert a picture on a PowerPoint(R) slide? Yes, there actually is. First, let me share the incorrect way - unfortunately this is the way that far too many people use. The wrong way to insert a picture on a slide is...

Issue #96 November 1, 2005

1. PPT - Version Issues Many readers have told me that they create their presentations on one computer and present from another - either a colleague's laptop or a PC connected to the projector in a conference room. When taking your carefully crafted presentation to a...

Issue #95 October 18, 2005

1. Annoying PowerPoint Survey Results Last week I gave you a preview of the results from the Annoying PowerPoint survey I did last month. I have now analyzed the 415 written comments and prepared a full article of the results. There were many areas covered by the...