Tools in PowerPoint 365
While designing a presentation for one of my projects, I realized that preparing a presentation and preparing an effective and convincing presentation - both are two different endeavors. With so many tools available off-the-shelf, anybody can easily craft a presentation.
PowerPoint Subtitles are a powerful tool for reinforcing understanding, engaging an audience, and translating messages into different languages. They can be used to increase comprehension of key speaker points, break up large amounts of text, add interest to presentations and make them more accessible to viewers who may not speak the same language as the presenter.
SlideBazaar is a popular online platform that hosts well-designed presentation templates for PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Keynote. If you've ever wanted presentation templates that look beautiful and modern, are easy to customize, and elevate your presentations, your search ends here.
Nothing ruins a well-prepared speech like a poorly designed presentation; whether it's moronic slide transitions, awful color schemes, or complex charts and graphs created the night before, even the most well-thought-out presentation may fall flat. The solution to this problem is not what you actually think.
By default, if you type more text than fits into the placeholder, PowerPoint applies an AutoFit (if not disabled). PowerPoint uses different AutoFit algorithms for different objects:
Microsoft Office offers a useful feature called Theme (also known as document Themes or design Themes) that can help to apply different designs to the presentation. A Theme is a group of design settings. In PowerPoint, a Theme contains a combination of colors, fonts, graphic effect settings, and in some cases, background graphics or formatting.
The new PowerPoint Designer feature automatically generates design ideas on the new Design Ideas pane. By default, this pane appears on the right side of the slide and can be very useful for creative users:
Names, addresses, and quotes are often used in PowerPoint presentations, and they should be written as is, i.e., they need to skip the spell checking. You may have to use foreign language words, phrases, or misspelled phrases.