Government Photos you can use; Issue #195 October 6, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Government Photos In almost every workshop that I do, someone asks where you can get great photos to use in your presentation. I always mention Microsoft’s online library of images that is accessible through PowerPoint, stock photography sites such as...

Issue #194 September 22, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Upgrading from PowerPoint 2003 to 2007 I am planning to buy a new laptop next year after the new Core i7 chipset comes to laptops. One question I am struggling with is whether to load the 2007 or the 2003 version as my primary Office version. I still...

Issue #193 September 8, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: What’s new this fall Summer is over for those of us who have kids. Our kids started back to school today and I know many others started back in the last few weeks. As children all over the world start discovering new ideas and embark on new learning...

Creating a customized Excel presentation; Issue #192 August 25, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Creating a customized Excel presentation Recently a presenter called who wanted to know if PowerPoint could accept inputs and do calculations while in Slide Show mode. While this is far beyond the capabilities of PowerPoint, I was able to help with an...

Issue #191 August 11, 2009

PowerPoint Tip: Confirming your colors have enough contrast Recently I commented on a blog post regarding colors that are used on slides. The writer had made some suggestions on colors to use or avoid based on the color wheel used by graphics professionals. While this...