Issue #94 October 4, 2005

1. Annoying PowerPoint Survey Results Preview Thanks to the almost 700 people who completed the survey on what annoys you about bad PowerPoint presentations. The full survey results will be coming in the next issue because I have over 400 written comments to pour...

Issue #93 September 20, 2005

1. PPT - Remote Presentations With business travel declining due to costs and other factors, presentations that would traditionally be held in a conference room have been forced to change as well. More presentations are being delivered remotely, either through a...

Issue #92 September 6, 2005

1. PPT - Non-linear presentations One of the knocks that PowerPoint has taken is that it forces a presentation to be linear. What this means is that you as a presenter have to follow the slides in the order that they are in the file without deviation. Critics say that...

Issue #91 August 23, 2005

1. PPT - Animate multiple objects There are times when you want to animate multiple objects on a slide at the same time. For example, sometimes I will have a diagram where I want to emphasize three spots on the diagram using circles that show the important areas. If I...

Issue #90 August 9, 2005

1. PPT - Save Remote Batteries When I first got my latest remote presentation device (the Interlink RemotePoint Navigator by the way, and it is still the best in my opinion) I was concerned about battery life. And in the first few months, I had to replace the...