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Time saving Powerpoint Tips

by laura2400 June 03, 2015

Powerpoint is a very important tool for consultants as making presentations is a large part of the job. But Powerpoint can also be a fiddly business and time saving tips and tricks are undoubtedly welcome for all those late night presentation making sessions or trying to finish one off during a train or plane journey on the way to the client...!

  • This blog post from Articulate E-learning has 5 great time saving tips including short video tutorials on the points made.

  • The videos on this playlist include how to put Excel tables into a Powerpoint - definitely an important tip what with Excel being the basis of calculations and modeling which you are presenting!

  • Excellent guide to print with 25 tips from Dave Paradi who wrote the 'Guide to Powerpoint' book.

  • Some good ideas here, particularly using a Slide Master to alter formatting of all slides with only one change rather than on each slide.

  • A list of 10 tips with links to longer tutorial articles. Includes info on compressing photos, comparing multiple presentations and using the new 'Animation Painter' tool.

  • A huge list of over 200 keyboard shortcuts for Powerpoint 2007. No doubt these will help speed things along, particularly when not working with a mouse.

  • A slightly shorter list of keyboard shortcuts on the Microsoft website but probably the more important ones.

  • Tips here for Mac users from a 'genius' on the Mac Powerpoint team.

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