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How to change the size of slides in Microsoft PowerPoint

When you prepare your presentation, you should adapt it to the device which will be used for projecting it. Some devices or even laptops can have different sizes, so you can need to change the sizes of your presentation.

Open hyperlink without holding Ctrl in PowerPoint

In contrast to other Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Outlook and Excel, in PowerPoint doesn’t have the option that changes how to open hyperlinks, by clicking with pressing or holding Ctrl or without Ctrl.

Create a ghost image effect in PowerPoint

A ghost image effect is really wonderful and memorable. This effect is extremely popular now in Photoshop and other graphical applications. But even in PowerPoint you can create a ghost-like see-trough image in a few easy steps:

How to create an out of bound effect in PowerPoint

To create really impressive presentation, it is necessary to make some visual effects: highlight several words in the text, items, shapes, etc. If there are pictures in a slide, it can be useful to add some effects to it. One of the interesting effects is the effect named out-of-bound:

How to make a background with a chalk or marker effect

It is now popular to create PowerPoint slides with diagrams or charts drawn using the chalk or marker effect. If you create slides with this effect, it will be great to create an agenda or other slides in the same style. For some PowerPoint slides, you can add a background image with a chalk or marker effect:

How to update or change links to Excel charts or spreadsheet data in PowerPoint

When you prepare a PowerPoint presentation, you can add some information from an external source file. For example, a lot of presentations contain some data from an Excel spreadsheet or Excel charts.

How to create impressive borders for the picture

You can apply different artistic effects to the pictures in PowerPoint: creative and modern borders, zoom effects, etc. Here you will find out how to extend the picture beyond the frame borders:

How to create a magnifying glass and apply the magnifier effect to the picture

Magnifier is an excellent way to attract attention to the part of the picture, which does not require much effort. Here you will learn how to create a magnifying glass from simple PowerPoint shapes and how to fit a magnified picture into it.

How to imitate the magnifier effect for the picture

Magnifier is an excellent way to attract attention to the part of the picture, which does not require much effort. Two simple effects blur and glow allow you to shift the accent from the whole picture to the fragment in question.

How to tear a picture into pieces

For some reasons can be informative to create several shapes with one background picture and move some of them apart. Moving shapes is easy, but how to keep the background image flowing through them all?