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  1. How do I get back a lost file?

    How do I retain a lost file that you saved?

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    • 3D

      Could Add 3D models and 3d Morph like PowerPoint for windows.

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      • Add Design Ideas to Office for Mac Home and Student 2016 please!

        Add Design Ideas to Office for Mac Home and Student 2016 please!

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          • Chroma Key Background for presentation

            Provide Chroma Key or Transparent background for presentation - allowing me or others to "select a computer screen background" that is fluid throughout the entire presentation show. In other words, one way or another - allow me to select the presentation to "overlay" a video or a camera or a computer screen as a transparent background on screen.

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            • Support Figma & Sketch files to embbed in PPT

              Add support to embbed Figma & Sketch files in presentations.

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              • Bring back double-click and drag to select words!!

                In every other program in the world, you double-click a word and then drag to select additional words. I've been happy that the Mac version of Powerpoint has maintained this standard while this is long gone from the Windows version.

                However, with the latest update to add cloud Autosave (which I'll probably never use), double-click and drag is gone! If you double-click a word, the word is selected, but as soon as you drag, the selection becomes a character-by-character select, even unselecting characters in the original word you double-clicked that are not included in the drag! And I hate the…

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                • Wish PowerPoint had field codes, especially SEQ, as Word does.

                  I like to reference, at the bottom of slides, the corresponding page number in a workbook. Right now I have to do by hand what I do in Word with the SEQ field code and my own variable.

                  When I delete/add pages in the workbook, I have to manually update the corresponding page numbers on the slides by hand. When you have a 200 slide deck, that can be very annoying. If there was a SEQ field code, then I could just "update fields" as I do in word and the work would be done!

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                  • After installing the latest updates for Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, I noted that the navigator in PowerPoint is upside down. Can this be

                    After installing the latest updates for Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, I noted that the navigator in PowerPoint is upside down. Can this be corrected?

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                      • Movie cutter

                        Cutting tool for movies to shorten them

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                        • PowerPoint 2011 does play OK but PowerPoint 2016 does not play movies

                          PowerPoint 2011 does play OK but PowerPoint 2016 does not play movies.

                          In summary, PowerPoint 2011 plays the movie on both original ".ppt" and saved as ".pptx" without deleting and inserting it, yet PowerPoint 2016 does not, unless I delete the movie and insert it again. Any idea to fix the PowerPoint 2016 issue other than deleting and inserting again the movie? As said I have hundreds of movies on many PowerPoint files and doing it on a one-by-one movie basis would take months or work! Thanks.

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                          Cannot play ".mov"…

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                          • Save most recent export settings

                            Everytime I go to export a slide the save as settings revert back to PPT's default settings. If I'm exporting a slide over and over I'd like the destination and output settings to remain as my most recent.

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                            • keyboard shortcut to insert equation

                              There is no keyboard shortcut to insert equation in PowerPoint for Mac version 16.8. Please add a shortcut, or add a menu item so users can set the shortcut in macOS System Preferences

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                              • Link mpeg4 videos from web server other than YouTube

                                I would like to link videos that I have hosted on an internal web server in my presentations. The videos are large and cannot be hosted on YouTube due to legal restrictions but I need to share the presentation amongst various colleagues. This would allow us to utilize our web server for our videos and keep our presentations in PowerPoint. As for your YouTube solution...it assumes everyone can post their content on YouTube, which we can't. If I could, I might as well use Google's Slides.

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                                • My Powerpoint is 15.41 2016 office 365 it’s not typing hindi words correctly please help

                                  My Powerpoint is 15.41 2016 office 365 it’s not typing hindi words correctly please help

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                                  • highlight text

                                    There appears to be no way to highlight/de-highlight text

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                                    • Change the type cursor flash rhythm (on, off, on etc.). It currently starts in the 'off' position, making it difficult to track.

                                      When you click on a section of type within PowerPoint, the cursor turns in to a flashing vertical bar. On, off, on, off etc.

                                      While in the text box, the cursor is persistent. You can then change the position of the cursor: move it around with the arrow keys, type, click elsewhere in the box etc. Any position change 'resets' the cursors flash rhythm.

                                      So far, so normal.

                                      However, in the current version of PPT the first flash of the type cursor's flash rhythm is in the 'off' part of the flash. As such, whenever you change the position of…

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                                        • Right click option to data ignore

                                          When data typing, noticed there is a right click option and ignore all, wish there is a new option for single data element ignore.
                                          PowerPoint Mac 2011

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