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  1. When exported to pdf, all images in slides have grey outline

    Recent issue I've noticed: Whenever I export my ppt file to PDF, all of the images I have included in the powerpoint have a grey outline around the image. It does not happen to any shapes I may have built in the pdf, only uploaded images.

    21 votes
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    • Layers and locks.

      Please add the ability to show/hide layers, as on any other design program. Also the ability to lock/unlock an item to avoid when group selecting. Use InDesign, and learn.

      14 votes
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      • Customize theme fonts

        Please allow customizing of theme fonts in Powerpoint for Mac as it is available for PC.

        18 votes
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        • Add ability to compare and combine two PPT files

          Add ability to compare and combine two PPT files

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            Thanks for your feedback! The PowerPoint for Mac team is reviewing your suggestion to provide a way to compare and merge two PowerPoint files. We would also like to have this feature and will consider it in future planning rounds.

            Remember, this site helps us to prioritize our backlog so the more votes a suggestion gets, the more likely it is that we’ll do it. If this is a feature that is important to you, be sure to give it a vote!

          • I would like to be able to export my Power Point Presentation and include the audio file.

            I would like to be able to export the audio file when I am converting my Power Point to MOV. I would like to be able to export my Power Point Presentation and include the audio file.

            7 votes
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            • Allow a default table style to be set

              The ability to set a default table style in a presentation is a major omission from PowerPoint. Currently when you insert a table it takes the formatting of one of the built-in table styles, which you can then change by choosing another one of the built-in styles.

              Most brands require a specific format for their tables - e.g. a certain colour of header row, a certain style of borders, etc. It would be very helpful if these attributes could be baked into a template so that new tables automatically take on the correct styling.

              Currently the only workaround for this…

              22 votes
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              • Advanced Timeline Feature

                It would be great if the Mac version of PowerPoint had the advanced timeline feature like the p.c version; where you can see the duration of each element as a coloured bar, and manually edit and slide the timing for each element along. This would make it a lot easier to achieve more advanced motion graphics on the Mac.

                14 votes
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                • Advanced animation timeline, like on Windows.

                  Watching demo videos of this being done on Windows, but it's missing from Mac version. Why?

                  11 votes
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                  • Set custom default fonts for Slide Masters in template files (as on Windows version)

                    You can set your own fonts in text boxes created as part of Slide Masters in a template. However, you can't set the default fonts for the template as a whole, as you can on Windows.

                    So, when someone using the template adds a new text box to a slide the font defaults to a different font (Calibri as standard).

                    On Windows, the option of 'Customise Fonts' is in the 'Fonts' dropdown on the Slide Master tab.

                    7 votes
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                    • Zoom in to part of a slide in Slide Show view

                      Today in PowerPoint for Windows while delivering your presentation and using presenter view, you can magnify part of the slide on the screen. See details here https://support.office.com/en-us/article/zoom-in-to-part-of-a-slide-in-slide-show-view-19ca20d4-a34c-4a65-9bca-a6de6659d79b

                      Please, enable in PowerPoint for Mac this feature already available into PowerPoint for windows.

                      Thanks

                      8 votes
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                      • Add a Column Break command for multiple column text boxes

                        Add a Column Break command for multiple column text boxes

                        Currently in a multiple column text box, one has to add extra spaces to force a line into the second column, why not have a column break command in PPT as there is in Word?

                        4 votes
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                        • Change default pasting text option

                          When pasting text, please make it optional to change the default settings to something other than "Use destination theme." Eliminating the need to have to toggle down each time text entries are entered.

                          35 votes
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                          • Office Theme (for Mac) with Black Please!!!!!

                            Let's get grey/black options for Office Theme for Mac please? Why just Windows? Us mac users need this too!

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                            11 votes
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                            • Support ligatures in PowerPoint for macOS

                              Just like Keynote or Word does it, ligatures such as "Fi" of "Ff" should be automatically formatted by PowerPoint on the Mac. Pretty much every font supports them. This being 21st century, text—especially in headings—looks unprofessional without ligatures.

                              3 votes
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                              • rethink master templates

                                Please rethink master templates...

                                - Make easy to manage and deploy master template iterations and across a landscape of 500+ presentations (HTML?, CSS?)

                                - Text boxes with multiple typographic styles such as paragraphs, lists, tables, h1 - h4. This way the text box in the template can define alignment, position, and breath-ability across more design patterns. (Think web content management)

                                3 votes
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                                • I need to be able to zoom in on a particular slide during presentation mode. Please enable this for mac.

                                  While in presentation mode, I need to be able to zoom in while on a particular slide. I don't need to zoom to another slide, but need to zoom in on the slide that is on screen. This issue was raised before, but closed out when you provided SUMMARY ZOOM.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Play Embedded Videos on Slide when Exported to Video

                                    If you have a presentation that is exported to a video that contains embedded video on a slide that's set to play automatically after exporting the presentation to an MOV or MP4, the embedded video does not play. Any animations you've made do play but the video does not. Videos do play automatically when your watching your presentation in slideshow mode but not after exporting it to an MOV.

                                    Videos set to play automatically do do so when exporting to video on Windows but this feature doesn't exist on the Macintosh. Thank you!

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Vector files to PPT

                                      The design community readily relies on the MAC and Adobe Illustrator for designing, meaning entire page layouts, not just artwork/shapes. I have tried different conversion options for MAC AI to PPT and none work properly. The ability to convert an entire page, pulling over the artwork and text all at once, without disturbance to the layout would be a huge bonus to PPT capabilities.

                                      9 votes
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                                      • PowerPoint Paste options button always in the way. LET ME HIDE IT!!!

                                        PowerPoint Paste options button always in the way. LET ME HIDE IT!!!

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Retain BOTH Hyperlinks and Fonts in Saved PDFs

                                          Users have to choose between keeping hyperlinks or keeping fonts in a PDF saved from PowerPoint. This choice is unacceptable, the PDF save needs to retain both. Windows users don't have to make this choice.

                                          5 votes
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