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Damith C Rajapakse
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A neat trick to blur an entire slide except some selected areas http://powerpointlabs.blogspot.sg/2014/11/blur-slide-background-to-focus.html
 image credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Royal_Wedding_Crowd.jpg Blur Remainder feature can be used to draw attention to a particular part of the slide by adding a blur effect to the surrounding areas - simila...
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Bored with built-in shapes PowerPoint gives you? Here is a collection of pins, magnets, and other implements for 'attaching' items to your slides.
Bored with built-in shapes PowerPoint gives you? Here is a collection of pins, magnets, and other implements for 'attaching' items to your slides.The screenshot below shows example usage. This shapes library is called 'Pins...
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With Shapes Lab (included in the free PowerPointLabs add-in), you can now save any element in a slide (shapes/pictures/text etc.), organize those saved elements into categories for easier reference, and reuse them across PowerPoint files.
Even the animation effects applied to those elements will be saved and are reusable. Enjoy!
With Shapes Lab (included in the free PowerPointLabs add-in), you can now save any element in a slide (shapes/pictures/text etc.), organize those saved elements into categories for easier reference, and reuse them across Powe...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZqZNj5zxzk
PowerPoint tip: recolor areas of the slide to focus attention on a particular area. No Photoshop needed.
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Create a 'magnifying glass' effect in PowerPoint with just a few clicks
The Magnifying Glass effect can be used to enlarge a small detail on the slide. To use it, first draw a shape over the area to be magnified. Select the shape, then click Magnifying Glass from the Effects Lab dropdown. ...
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Nancy Duarte's bestseller about presentation design is now free online
Communication guru Nancy Duarte helped us learn how to create and deliver presentations that don't suck. Her acclaimed book, Resonate, is available online now for free in multimedia, touch-friendly form.
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