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Adobe Voice: Presentations with personality

I’ve been abroad for a little over a month and a half now, and it’s been quite the adventure. As a good student/daughter/friend, I’ve been trying to document my time through pictures and videos that I can share or send to friends and family. To be honest, sharing photos through Facebook and Instagram is all …

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5 presentation tools that enable better collaboration

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With group presentations, it is always difficult to find a way to collaborate effectively on a presentation. Sending a PowerPoint over e-mail repeatedly can be a hassle, because no one will have the same draft at the same time. With a collaborative presentation, it’s important to edit in real-time in a space that works for …

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6 features that make Prezi more approachable

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The online presentation software Prezi has been available since 2008, but it has not had the same popularity among students and faculty members as PowerPoint has. With its zooming paths and flashy layouts, Prezi can be misinterpreted as difficult to use. However, Prezi has a variety of features that make it an approachable tool to create …

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How do I get my free copy of Microsoft Office?

Each week, the Technology Help Desk interacts with numerous students in search of the Microsoft Office Suite. Surprisingly, many students are unaware that they are entitled to one free download of Microsoft Office for either a PC or a Mac. Navigating the system can be tricky, but if you know what to look for, you’ll …

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Prezi or PowerPoint? Students see advantages to both

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Today, classroom presentations can take on diverse forms due to the influx of presentation programs available for students. With so many options, how do you know which one is right for you? Elon students share which presentation program they prefer out of the two major options: Prezi and Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint: Simple and structured PowerPoint is a …

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Movies and PowerPoint: A Troubled Duo

Ever added a movie to your PowerPoint presentation only to have it not play during the presentation? If you have or simply want to avoid ever having this problem, read this article from Microsoft. They detail possible reasons for the problem and various ways to solve them.

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10 PowerPoint Tips

Ever wondered how to time a PowerPoint presentation perfectly or how to annotate one as you presented? Read this TechRepublic blog on 10 ways to spice up and slim down your PowerPoint.

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Everything PowerPoint

Here a few quick pointers to make your PowerPoint presentations easier and better! PowerPoint’s Presenter View PowerPoint has for many years had a great feature called Presenter View, which allows you as the presenter to see a different view of the presentation from your audience. In Presenter View, your monitor shows not only the slides, …

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Resizing Excel Columns, Duplicating Objects in PowerPoint, and Adding More Levels of Undo

This week, we have a hodgepodge of various shortcuts in Microsoft Office.First off, Resizing Excel Columns to Fit Text In Microsoft Office Excel, you can resize multiple columns to different widths so that you can see all the text in your spreadsheet. 1. Select the columns where your text appears by clicking the column headings. Select …

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