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  1. Support More Slide Themes

    Add more themes to be able to make your PowerPoint look better. Even my PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2010 has more themes than PowerPoint Online. That's pretty bad.

    127 votes
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  2. Add a timeline template so you can make a single strand timeline

    add the ability to use a timeline so you can list dates in order for younger children to understand.

    6 votes
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  3. Right-click to SAVE specific graphic image as .PNG or .JPG or .SVG

    This is an extremely useful feature when using PowerPoint to mash-up and label images for use in another application (e.g. making online learning objects within a LMS).

    13 votes
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  4. Add more SmartArts

    One day I wanted to make my own family tree using SmartArt, but I couldn't add anymore boxes with lines to show who was related to who. I would also like if you could add a title (that you can delete) along with the text, so I could say the person's name and in the text, I could put their information in it (birth, education, relation to me, etc.).

    8 votes
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  5. Comment only permissions

    Now we have two types of links first for "view only" and second for "edit".
    It is useful to create "comment only" link, like in google drive.
    So someone with this link can view file, can't edit, but can comment file throw default review and comments options.

    22 votes
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  6. Support Ruler and Guidelines

    It is helpful to have guidelines and ruler as like the desktop to ensure text/images/shapes are centered correctly

    19 votes
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  7. Add and expiry date so presentations can't be used after that date

    It would be great to be able to set a date that presentation cannot be view after - effectively a time bomb

    4 votes
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  8. Hand-drawing animation

    Animate object to show outline of an object being drawn. Similar concept to whiteboarding (refer to VideoScribe)

    15 votes
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  9. Add more communication to WOPI Power Point postMessage protocol

    Currently, PowerPoint Online embedded through WOPI offers really small amount of communication between iframe and main sirte where iframe is embedded. It would be really good that js postMessage from WOPI PowerPoint iframe sends messages like 'UICurrentSlide', 'UIFullScreen', and receives messages lie 'GoNextSlide', 'GoPreviousSlide', 'StartPresentation', 'GoFullScreen' and similar. I think this would greatly improve embedding PowerPoint Online into other sites.

    4 votes
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  10. Import/Export Keynote presentations

    Allow importing/exporting of Keynote presentations into PowerPoint. Keynote has done this for years. It would be nice if it was reciprocal.

    5 votes
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  11. Add "Delete" to the right-click menu.

    Because cut, paste and copy are already in the menu, but delete isn't. I just think it would be a good idea.

    10 votes
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  12. Take notes in slideshow or reading view

    I believe you should be able to take notes on the side while watching the power point without taking it out of slideshow

    17 votes
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  13. Add emojis

    emojis make everything look better so add emojis. ADD EMOJIS!!!

    34 votes
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  14. Enable Drawing of Text Boxes

    Please enable users to draw a textbox by clicking and dragging.

    5 votes
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  15. Enable support for "Last slide viewed" target for hyperlinks

    Add support for a shape to be clicked and send you back to the last slide you were looking at.

    3 votes
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  16. Import Word into Powerpoint

    You've created Sway which takes too long. Powerpoint can do the same thing if you would allow the word doc to be copied into poperpoint and let the user create the slides from the document.

    14 votes
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  17. Copy text from viewer (aka, preview mode)

    I have shared a presentation with some co workers. When they view the presentation they need the ability to select and copy text from a slide. However, when they click the slide to make a selection it changes to the next slide.

    11 votes
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  18. Notes master

    I have to adjust my settings/features every time I move from one slide to the next. For example when taking notes, every time i go to the next slide I have to choose the bullet point format before writing.

    1 vote
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  19. svg pictures are changed after powerpoint file is reopened

    If the svg file includes multilines with long numbers (such as coordinates with 7 numbers with three digits), the multilines are somehow moved after the Powerpoint is relaunced (you must close all opened powerpoint files). Short multilines with only one vertex are drawn correctly though..

    1 vote
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  20. Allow rotation of notes printout orientation for portrait orientation.

    When you print a notes page from PPO, you can only get slides on top, notes below, in landscape orientation. I would like portrait notes pages, with the slides on the left, notes on the right, like you can do with the desktop application.

    1 vote
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