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  1. Enable slide and section zoom

    The slide and section zoom feature has long been available for windows users, and there have been multiple previous requests for this feature. A post in 2018 from the powerpoint product team indicated that version 16.19 would have this feature which is not true. I am running version 16.50 which still doesn't have it.

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  2. Lock the position of objects while maintaining editing abilities (text)

    I am a designer and I do a lot of corporate identity stuff. Part of this is that I do masters for their presentations. Idea being, that the customer gets consistently beautiful presentations. However no matter how hard I try, no matter how often and intensely you tell them - they WILL move boxes, they WILL fuck up the layout and they WILL come complaining that the master you made for them "didn't last long" and "doesn't look good anymore"

    I would therefore love to be able to LOCK TEXT BOXES IN PLACE - ideally also in size - so…

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  3. Insérer un objet dans PowerPoint sur mac

    Il n’y a malheureusement pas la possibilité d’ajouter des objets (PDF, JPG), dans PowerPoint sur la version Mac contrairement à la version Windows.

    Serait-il possible d’ajouter cette fonctionnalité afin d’y remédier ?

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  4. Insérer un objet dans PowerPoint sur mac

    Il n’y a malheureusement pas la possibilité d’ajouter des objets (PDF, JPG), dans PowerPoint sur la version Mac contrairement à la version Windows.

    Serait-il possible d’ajouter cette fonctionnalité afin d’y remédier ?

    Merci

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  5. Font Kerning in Powerpoint

    Can we please see kerning corrected in powerpoint for all fonts?

    The fonts look great in photoshop but when using the fonts in Powerpoint, the kerning pairs are not recognized - making the font look incorrect. Even when kerning is selected through the font menu, it does not work.

    For example, typing AV provides a large space between the letters in Powerpoint that should not be there in fonts that have had these two letters kerned properly.

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  6. Font Kerning in Powerpoint

    Can we please see kerning corrected in powerpoint for all fonts?

    The fonts look great in photoshop but when using the fonts in Powerpoint, the kerning pairs are not recognized - making the font look incorrect. Even when kerning is selected through the font menu, it does not work.

    For example, typing AV provides a large space between the letters in Powerpoint that should not be there in fonts that have had these two letter pairs kerned.

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  7. Allow Slide and Presenter's view in a single monitor setup

    Hi there!
    Like many of us, I use my laptop without a second screen.
    When it comes to presenting via Zoom this gets tricky. Ideally, I want to share the presentation and be able to watch my presenter's notes.
    But as of now, that's not possible. Neither in full-screen nor in windowed mode I'm able to get into the presenter's console without stopping the actual presentation. Any hacks like only sharing the thumbnail in the presenter's view or using Sidecar on a MacBook aren't really appropriate as the quality gets unbearably low.

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  8. Add "Body Language" option to "Rehearse with Coach"

    I have seen several articles on-line that the AI Powerpoint Coach can also assess body language (only head and shoulders). I have not been able to find that option, but it would be an extremely valuable tool for my students.

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  9. Shift + arrow key for 10x movement

    This is a function that every piece of graphic design software has, including Keynote and Google Slides. It makes moving objects and text in a precise way a lot faster. Another basic and near-universal design program functionality that PPT lacks.

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  10. Width and then height, not the other way around

    The dimension/format panels should have width first, and then height, like literally every other piece of design software on the planet. This is one of the many, many things that makes PPT one of the most frustrating programs for the professional designer to use.

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  11. Add math functions to the dimension pane

    In Adobe software, you can type a mathematical function in to the transformation pane, eg. 10*3 or 12/4 and the software will apply the new dimension based on your math. This would be useful in PPT because - get ready for it - it's 2021 and PowerPoint still does not use pixel dimensions, even though it is a digital graphics program and all external graphics are created and/or sourced using pixels, AND PPT assumes everything is 96ppi, even though professional graphics software defaults to 72, meaning almost all digital graphics imported into PPT are designed at 72. So you have…

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  12. Ability to adjust rounded rectangle corners to different radii/radiuses, independently.

    E.g. Top-Left: 3mm; Top-Right: 0mm; Bottom-Right: 15mm; Bottom-Left: 10mm.

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  13. Adjustable Pen-Thickness during Presentations and in Recording Mode

    It would be great if we could adjust the pen thickness (ink) in presentations and recording mode. Recording the cursor should be left to the user's choice.

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  14. Playing linked media on Mac

    I have spent a frustrating 1 1/2 hours chatting to tech support to try and get a function that works easily on PC to do the same on Mac. The result being that the tech support guy concluded that Mac will not support this feature.....
    All I want to work out is how to play linked video files on Mac. I follow the steps to link the media ( media on my computer) without issue - however, when I try and play the media, it opens up in a window 'behind' the PPT presentation and I have to exit the…

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  15. Stop selected PowerPoint language from resetting back to English (US)

    Nomatter what I do, I can't change my default PowerPoint language to English (AU) and it's incredibly frustrating as the option is provided, yet it still changes back to English (US) nomatter what other language I select.
    After reading other people's posts, it's clear that this has been an unsolved issue for years now, so please get onto it!

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  16. Restore files after closing app

    MS Office Mac 2011 used to include flies restoring as they were when closing an app. Apple Mac apps reopen files automatically after an app closes and then automatically reopens all the same files when the app is relaunched, i.e. Text Edit.

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  17. Presenter note- change in font and color

    Like in apple keynote, I would like to change text color and font size in presenter notes.

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  18. last slide shortcut

    I need a shortcut that would allow me to jump to the last slide of my presentation using a MacBook Pro.

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  19. Price is right template

    A template resembling the price is right for ease of presentation and to enhance interaction with colleagues

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  20. Deaktivieren von Hyperlink-Warnungen beim Öffnen

    Wenn ich im PowerPoint, Word oder Excel (Office 365 - Mac) einen Hyperlink öffnen will, erscheint immer eine Fehlermeldung:

    "Einige Dateien können Viren enthalten oder Ihren Computer in anderer Weise gefährden. Daher sollten Sie wirklich sicher sein, dass diese Datei aus einer vertrauenswürdigen Quelle stammt.
    Möchten Sie diese Datei öffnen?"

    Wie kann ich diese Warnhinweise deaktivieren?

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