I have a slideshow with 4 sections named "CurrentSection", "NextSection", "AfterNextSection", and "AfterAfterNextSection".
The slideshow is viewed repeatedly but also irregularly (sometimes multiple times per week and sometimes weeks in-between).
After each slide is viewed and discussed, I need to be able to assign the slide to a different section. (A slide's section determines how soon it will be viewed again, as explained below.) [more inside]
posted by atm
on Mar 23, 2013 -
Making PowerPoint presentations 508c compliant, specifically complicated charts? [more inside]
posted by polywomp
on Oct 3, 2012 -
I'm curious about Pecha Kucha. Can one use it in business (not just in design-y businesses)? What are some stellar examples? What's the best software to use? Or is this just all for fun? [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate
on Apr 24, 2012 -
I have an audio recording of a presentation and a PDF with the slides. What's the best way to post these online so people can watch it as a video, or at least look at the slides while listening to the audio? [more inside]
posted by modernserf
on Nov 21, 2011 -
I'm speaking at a technical conference in about 2 weeks and my slides (in openoffice) are using black as its background color. But recently in a podcast
, several people commented that for conferences, it is mandatory that slides use white for the background to enhance the legibility. On this
previous question, the commented used white text on an almost black background. Should I reformat my slides to use a white background ?
posted by lahersedor
on May 27, 2011 -
Trying to find a video about a young woman (editor?) from a major publishing house who did a really great, to-the-point stick-figure-simple powerpoint about ... how a book gets published? I can't remember if I saw it here, You Tube, mediabistro, Facebook -- oy. Searching has failed. Thanks!
posted by thinkpiece
on Feb 7, 2011 -
My place of employment has a long and convoluted phone tree that our clients have to wade through when they call in. No one in the organization seems to have written everything down in one place, and I'm trying to create a...document?...that allows us to conceptualize which of our menu options lead where, and what they say at each point. What's the best/easiest way to do this and make it useful? [more inside]
posted by cheeken
on Nov 9, 2010 -
What are the best online ressources on visualizing data, processes and strategies for great presentations? [more inside]
posted by starzero
on Sep 8, 2010 -
PowerpointN00Bfilter: How do I use the graphing functions in PP and Excel to simply display 2 columns showing two different values of x% of something? [more inside]
posted by broadway bill
on Aug 1, 2010 -
Can a netbook effectively run Powerpoint? If so, any recommendations? The primary use would be regular ol' netbook tasks (browsing the net, email). However, as an attorney, I also occasionally need a laptop to display Powerpoint slides via the courtroom's newfangled electronic display system (through the VGA port). Will a netbook be able to do this in a passably quick manner with an older version of Powerpoint / a similar program? With added RAM? Please justify my purchase of a $350 toy.
posted by seventyfour
on Apr 20, 2010 -
I need to do a powerpoint about gun trafficking in Colombia. First of all, how do I get the powerpoint to go to the next slide automatically after a certain period of time after one slide is shown, and how do I incorporate music into the slide show? Secondly, can anybody point me to any useful charts/graphs/pictures on the web? I found this online pdf U.N. report that was really helpful but unfortunately I couldn't save or copy and paste any of the graphs as they were part of the text. Help is greatly needed and appreciated.
posted by bookman117
on Jan 24, 2010 -
Mac: How can I share a screen, including video, without lag? Help me be a game host on a budget. [more inside]
posted by lodev
on Nov 26, 2009 -
I used to be able to insert animated gifs into Powerpoint and have them run when I clicked on them. Now the only way I can get them to work (following Powerpoint's own instructions) is to insert them as objects that when clicked, open in Window's "Picture and Fax viewer". Surely there's a better way? I want to make an entertaining presentation for undergraduates, not look like an old fogy who can't use new technology.
posted by acrasis
on Sep 26, 2009 -
PowerPoint 2003 confusion...why are the slide titles images instead of text boxes? Halp! [more inside]
posted by radioamy
on Sep 2, 2009 -
How can I best learn multimedia? Recommended programs or ways to learn? Best examples of multimedia that you have seen on the web? [more inside]
posted by Wolfster
on Aug 27, 2009 -
Using Open Office Impress...need a little help with making a navigation bar. I have all the slides ready, just can't figure out how to add a visible nav bar with the usual buttons or arrows ie: First, Previous, Next, and Last. I can make it so that when anyone clicks, the next slide appears, but I would like to dress it up a bit if possible. BONUS : Understand that I've never used this, or PP before...and I'm kinda dumb.
posted by lobstah
on Jan 11, 2009 -
Who writes about better Powerpoint presentations,and says most are bad? Seeking book and/or author about how to do PowerPoint, by a woman who spoke on Minnesota Public Radio (or NPR) about a month ago, before Thanksgiving. I've Googled, and searched MPR/NPR to no avail She did the Ppt's for Al Gore's slide show and movie. She said most presentations were awful. and Sounded convincing. That's most of what I remember. And there are lots of PowerPoint books. can anyone help?
posted by judybxxx
on Dec 18, 2008 -
What are the best ways to encourage audience participation and reception of potentially boring presentations? I have two presentations late November / early December and want to keep people alert and do a memorable presentation. What tricks did the best / most memorable presentations you have seen use? [more inside]
posted by philsi
on Oct 28, 2008 -
Powerpoint 2007: I have one large presentation of 200 or so slides in one ppt file. Is there a way I can automagically export each slide as its own ppt file. [more inside]
posted by Jofus
on Jun 2, 2008 -
Can anyone point me to the study in which the main takeaway was, "Don't just read the text off of your powerpoint slides because it hurts audience comprehension"? [more inside]
posted by Gucky
on Feb 8, 2008 -
MS Office question: How do I stop Powerpoint from using a single window to display all documents? I'd like to be able to look at two powerpoint files side by side and copy/paste between them, but powerpoint insists on opening them in the same window. [more inside]
posted by chrisamiller
on Sep 22, 2006 -