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  1. Screen Rash Corruption is occurring with increasing frequency in 16.16.6 & Mac OS 10.14.3

    Myself, and other colleagues are experiencing increasing amounts of "Screen Rash" corruption with PowerPoint 16.16.6 & Mac OS 10.14.3. The screen rash looks like lines of pixels in various areas of the screen. In the old days this would look like a computer who's video section is going out. It occurs in Presentation Mode. It is getting bad enough that many of us must use Keynote to present our Decks.

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    • Export to PDF

      Export to PDF
      Having read through various comments, there are a number of topics all relating to being able to export to PDF, single, or multiple slides rather than all of them.
      Could someone merge these, so that the votes are counted correctly, and add a few votes for those those comments made to the Export to PDF options thread, which have been made post the thread was marked as being completed!

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      • Insert place holders so we can edit large files without getting it laggy/buggy until export

        Insert place holders for images/videos win a simple preview so we can edit large files without getting it laggy/buggy until export

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        • Insert place holders so we can edit large files without getting it laggy/buggy until export

          Insert place holders for images/videos win a simple preview so we can edit large files without getting it laggy/buggy until export

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          • GLOBAL KEEP ORIGINAL FORMAT/THEME OPTION

            I move many slides from one presentation to the next, and sometimes the themes are different and I am forever having to tell PPT to use the source formatting parameters. it's just plain annoying.

            On the Mac there should be a way of setting the default so that the slide looks exactly like the original wherever it is transferred to.

            I don't use styles and themes -- I imagine there are many PPT users like me.

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            • 21 votes
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              • Creating a link between text boxes in PowerPoint.

                In Word, you click a text box > select "Create a link" > select an empty text box to flow text between text boxes. If there is over flow of text a new page forms.

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                • Export sections to PDF

                  Please include sections in PDF Export.

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                  • Allow .gif to be inserted as a "movie" again (like in ppt 2011)

                    In ppt 2011, a gif could be inserted as a "movie". So, I could edit if I wanted the gif to be played "on click" or "automatically" and whether it should "loop", "rewind", "play full screen" and so on. There was no need to go to a third party website and edit the gif itself, and I could decide WHEN the gif would play. For example, only play "on click" after I discussed the slide's content first. It took a couple seconds to click these options and move on to the next slide.

                    On ppt 2019, the only way to…

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                      • More flexibility with videos (embed, unembed, file names, ...)

                        Usually, I do not embed videos in my PPT files, but rather link to them (they are still being played inside the presentation, they are just not embedded in the file).
                        This is a good feature, because it reduces space usage on my hard disk (I often need to mix and match slides).

                        However, sometimes, I would like to embed all the videos that are already included in the presentation, so that I can send it someone else.
                        Sometimes, I can imagine, people would like to do the reverse: extract all videos from a PPT file, save them on disk,…

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                        • CLEAR RECENT FILES HISTORY WITH ONE CLICK OPTION

                          You have to delete these one by one – might as well delete the entire suite and reinstall than take a full day doing it manually.

                          Personally, eerytime that I unsync a local file from Dropbox and I open PPT, it automatically downloads the file from Dropbox, all of them, that are in the recent files history. It's insanely annoying, and there's no way to control it.

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                          • Allow users to sync a powerpoint presentation with their mobile so they can change slides from their phones

                            When presenting a powerpoint allow users to sync with their mobile so they can control the slides from their phone - Apple's Keynote allows this! This will also be useful when you have multiple presenters - everyone can access the ppt on their mobile and they can control their portion of the slides through their phone!

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                              • Add ability to modify objects created by Design Ideas

                                I am unable to modify any of the shapes supplied by the design ideas. In order to make the feature more useful, I need to be able to customize it at least a little bit in order to fit within my company's branding.

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                                • 2 slides side-by-side

                                  I would love top be able to view two slides side-by-side.... being able to work on and edit them concurrently.

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                                  • Ability to use master slides to set consistent top-level content

                                    Examples of this would be an image that stays on top, such as a company logo that a user may need to place subtly in the corner. The need is that that would not be hidden behind page content, and would be locked in a consistent position on every page created. There are many times I need to design a page with a full-page image with a white logo or watermark on top of the image, this is not possible without manually copying and pasting it with the current program

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                                    • Ability to edit freeform in Design Ideas

                                      What is this type of selection with the small surrounding 'slashed' squares after formatting w Design Ideas? The images are contained within some type of mask. They are NOT selectable by click unless I do a 'SELECT ALL' cmd in the slide and only then, I am able to delete, but I can't resize, replace, or do anything further with it.

                                      2) If I wanted to animate bkgd, I can only control/pick one object contained in the slide.

                                      How do I get more control of these features?

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                                      • Keep the Mac Insider Fast notes up to date

                                        Just got a download for Mac Fast build 16.22 and the "Insider Fast Build" release notes it links to are for 16.20 and over 2 months old. Where do I find the up to date, accurate ones?

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                                        • Custom Text Highlight Colour

                                          It would be very useful to be able to customise the text highlight colours when creating a template file for a more cohesive 'on-brand' feel.

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