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  1. Allow presenter view to have the option of speaker notes either below or beside the current slide.

    Allow presenter view to have the option of speaker notes either below or beside the current slide. In the last version, the speaker notes were below the current slide, but in the latest version, the speaker notes are beside the current slide. I would like the option of moving the location of the speaker notes in relationship to the current slide;

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    • Powerpoint file turned into Read Only

      I am only person working on powerpoint program I am creating. Saved file numerous times okay in past several days. Yesterday I tried to save updated work I'd done and a pop-up says, "Can't Save...Read Only File"
      How did this happen...and can it be undone...???

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      • Developer Tab

        I want to be able to create digital resources for my students and I cannot because the developer tab is not available on Mac. I NEED to add text boxes that can be editing during a presentation to make it effect and easy for my students to use!

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        • Restore ability to insert selected slides from previous presentations

          I really miss the ability to insert selected slides from previous presentations. I mix and match presentations all the time, and I used this "insert" function frequently. Inserting an entire presentation and deleting the unused slides or opening an old presentation and "copying and pasting" slides is a colossal waste of time

          4 votes
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          • Add hierarchy to Sections

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

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            • adding the playback support on the embedded audio and video objects in a future update.

              The conversion from ppt to video is simply useless if the embedded sounds cannot be converted. Please add

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                • 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.

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                  • Developer tab

                    Why is the Developer tab is not currently a feature of PowerPoint 2016 for Mac?

                    7 votes
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                    • Audio playing correctly after export to video

                      I recorded a colleague delivering a presentation. The recording worked well and I could play the slide show with the voiceover without problem. However, when I tried to export it as a video for use by my students, the movie had no sound. I tried both MP4 and MOV formats. I tried smaller file sizes. No sound.

                      I then transferred the file to a Windows PC and exported the slide presentation as a movie, MP4. I worked perfectly. What is going on?

                      What did I do wrong or what is the software doing wrong?

                      2 votes
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                      • PLEASE EMBED FONTS FOR PPT 2016!!--

                        THIS SHOULD BE A MANDATORY FEATURE! I BUILD SALES PRESENTATIONS AND IF THE PERSON I AM BUILDING FOR DOES NOT HAVE ALL THE FONTS IN THEIR SYSTEM, NOW...THAT IS A PROBLEM.

                        4 votes
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                        • Can't believe you got rid of the "compare" feature that allows two documents to be compared. Please bring it back!!!!!!

                          Can't believe you got rid of the "compare" feature that allows two documents to be compared. Please bring it back!!!!!!

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                            • Create Export option to create handouts (this feature is available for PC)

                              Create Export option to create handouts (this feature is available for PC). PowerPoint for PC allows one to export Ppt to Word to create handouts. Please bring this function to PowerPoint for Mac with all the options available when using a PC.

                              3 votes
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                              • Make the Audio work on PPTX file saved as or exported as MPEG4 or MP4

                                I created a 33 module course in MS PPTX using O365 PPT. It had voiceovers that worked. The publisher requires MP4. When I export to MP4, there is no sound. This has made a years work worthless. You acknowledge this problem. It works on PC, why not Mac?

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                                • Text wrapping

                                  have text wrapping around an image be a feature

                                  4 votes
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                                  • 2 votes
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                                    • NEED EMBED FONTS!!!!

                                      HOLY HELL!!! What will you do next?!?! Bring back floppy drives and laser disks?!?! Can you at least get with the 20th Century if current standards are just too much to ask?!?!

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                                        • powerpoint is a mess when used in my mac. I cannot cut videos and it only reproduces mp4,

                                          make it work as in any regular computer pleaseeee I have to use a different computer and then pass it on to my mac... and still some things do not work :(

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