PowerPoint for Mac

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  1. Support Vimeo videos

    please support the use of Vimeo so that you can embed videos from this supplier.

    3 votes
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  2. Add hierarchy to Sections

    Add the ability to create a hierarchy in sections by using sub-sections to better organize the deck.

    2 votes
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  3. Improve Accessibility during Presentation Mode

    I love how much PowerPoint on Mac became accessible in a short period of time!
    I'm on fast track 15.39 (170919), and I have some suggestions to make it easier for Voiceover user to use PowerPoint during presentation mode.
    1. Presenter view:
    Voiceover doesn't seem to be able to read the content of slides during presenter view. It just says image.
    2. Highlight:
    Visually Impaired users cannot use pointer, so it would be great if the texts are editable during the presentation, so we can bold, highlight, and so on during the presentation to emphasize. WE can do it while…

    1 vote
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  4. Paragraph Spacing must be on the right side panel (text options area)

    Add "Paragraph Spacing" options to the right side panel (text options area, similar to Keynote)

    3 votes
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  5. Allow a custom style preset library for type and objects that include colors, gradients, effects etc.

    I'd love to create a style set for a template that has more complex attributes and could be applied by clicking on it in a palete rather than having to do the "Copy Style" "Paste Style" from objects on other pages.

    For instance, like 8 object styles that I'd reuse for a particualr client across multiple presentations. It woucl be great to be able to embed it in the template to make it easy for them to apply consitent styles more easily.

    3 votes
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  6. Allow drag-and-drop of PDF images from other software (notably LaTeXiT for better equation creation).

    You used to be able to drag equations from LaTeXiT directly into PowerPoint in the 2011 version in PDF format so they scaled nicely on different screens and projectors and could be re-sized with no loss of quality. This is broken in 2016, and never worked prior to the 2011 version. It would be even better if such elements could be dragged in-line, but that may be asking a little much.

    1 vote
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  7. Allow inserting images as links from a folder which could be auto-updated

    Allow inserting images as links from folder, so that slides could be updated with one click when images are updated in the folder.

    4 votes
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  8. Bring back "Change Case" under the Format menu (it was there in the previous version)

    Did change text case get moved? It used to be under the Format menu and it appears to have been deleted in 2016, please bring it back.

    1 vote
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  9. Ability to group tables with other elements (Shapes, Images, Text boxes)

    I often use invisible tables with text in them and would love to be able to group those table to other PPT elements such as shapes or text boxes. Right now, a group can include almost everything in PPT except tables, so this causes some heartache...

    2 votes
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  10. Add "Pick up style" and "Apply style" buttons back.

    Add "Pick up style" and "Apply style" buttons back.

    4 votes
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  11. Import .pic photos

    Past versions of Powerpoint for Mac has allowed this feature, but now it isn't possible. Please add this back!

    1 vote
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  12. Using a text character (ex. K) as an animation to advance to a specific slide

    allow a user to apply a key, example the "F" key, that then will hyperlink to a specific slide without using the mouse

    example:
    "t" key jumps to slide 5
    "k" key jumps to slide 7...

    1 vote
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  13. Format multiple tables at a time

    When I have multiple tables on a slide I want to be able to select all of them and make the same change to each one.

    When I try and do this I can only see the "Shape Format" tab instead of the "Table Design" and "Table Layout" tab.

    5 votes
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  14. Slideshow to Chromecast

    We would like to use Chromecast for a lot of our sharing of documents. Often we use Google Docs/Sheets/Slides because of their easy way they can be casted to a screen. However, we use a lot of powerpoint presentations and will continue doing so. Having the ability to cast the slides to Chromecast (just like it's easily and conveniently possible with Google Slides) would be the best for us. Thanks!

    6 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Create a keyboard shortcut for placing images

    Create a keyboard shortcut for placing images. We would all save a lot of time. We could save even more time if you linked back to the folder you were placing from rather than click through to it every time. Unlike literally every other program in the world..

    2 votes
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  17. Add "alt + " shortcut like on PC

    Please make shortcut using "Alt" key, just like on Windows version.
    Alt + H = Home tab,
    Alt + H + T + M = Align text center, etc...

    Works using mac version takes time a lot, because of this missing function.

    2 votes
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  18. Put Quick Access Toolbar icons in COLOR.

    Powerpoint 2011 used colored icons in the Quick Access Toolbar and they were MUCH easier to locate at a glance. The dull grey icons that now appear are so confusing I seldom use them,

    2 votes
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  19. cmd+Backspace and alt+Backspace works incorrectly

    cmd+Backspace should delete all the characters in a line before cursor position, alt+Backspace should delete the last word (this is Mac OS conventions).

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  20. 3 votes
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