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PowerPoint Add-ins We Like (Episode 51)

Add-ins, third party apps that make design time faster by automating tasks and enabling PowerPoint to do more than it is capable of are something every professional presentation designer should take advantage of. Troy, Nolan, and Sandy talk about add-ins they use and see others...

A Conversation with PPT Add-In Developers (Part 1) (Episode 52)

Questions answered during this conversation: What is one of the most popular add-ins you have developed (or most popular feature within an add-in set)? PowerPoint supports two programming options, VBA and dotnet. Which, or both, do you work in and what are some plain language...

Colorful Talk About Using Color in PowerPoint (Episode 53)

Color is a major part of presentation design. How a presentation designer goes about using color, both for design and the technical how-to within PowerPoint, have a wide variety approaches. We talk about personal approaches, technical setup and how-to, and using color in presentations in...

A Conversation with PPT Add-in Developers (Part 2) (Episode 54)

This is Part 2 of the PowerPoint add-ins conversation with developers Steve Rindsberg of PPTools, Gil Segal of ToolsToo, and Jamie Garroch of YouPresent (Listen to episode 52 for Part 1 of the conversation). Amongst the great conversation full of insights and tips we cover...

Let’s Talk PowerPoint Templates (a Virtual Discussion) (Episode 55)

PowerPoint Templates have lots of setup, design, distribution and end-use considerations. For this episode we have a virtual conversation with a number of presentation design experts sharing their expertise and recommendations on everything PowerPoint templates. We get everyone’s answers to: How do you summarize the...

Do You Like (PowerPoint) Sections? (Episode 57)

PowerPoint Sections, first introduced in PowerPoint 2010 are still a hidden feature to many. Troy, Nolan and Sandy spend a whole episode to talking about this great, and underutilized feature. How they use, when they use, and reasons to use PowerPoint sections, along with tips...

Video Round-Tripping in PowerPoint (Episode 59)

Video round-tripping in PowerPoint is like the movie inception, where we figure out everything is a dream, inside of a dream, that is possibly inside of another dream… this is creating content in PowerPoint, that is exported to video, and then that video become part...