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  1. Automatically show the total number of slides

    PowerPoint allows me to insert slide numbers. I'd like to be able to have it worded as "2 (of 12)", "3 (of 12)", etc.

    18 votes
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    • Stop motion paths from force snapping to objects and grid

      In Powerpoint it is impossible to freely move motion paths around other objects or freely within the grid. As they force snap to the grid etc. Can you make it possible to change this setting so that I can move motion paths freely and overlap them etc.

      https://drive.google.com/open?id=1UPPlQjxWrnm00TeZau_8mIOZ2oNeBOYd

      17 votes
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      • eydropper to pick up the color

        I wish eyedropper can pick up the color from anywhere on a screen and also being available when creating custom color palette

        21 votes
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        • morph transition

          Provide a more clear option for linking objects between the first and second slide in a Morph transition. Currently the only way to do this is to include identical text in both objects. It would be better to be able to explicitly tell morph that two objects are the same object - perhaps through it's name as found in the Selector pane.

          6 votes
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          • Speaker Notes pane

            Put full speaker notes pane back into Record Slideshow
            Earlier version of Office 365 had this functionality which is very useful when you want to record a slideshow with the script right in front of you. Now the notes are shoved into a small box which is over the slide title- super annoying. Don't know why it had to change but my productivity just went down....

            15 votes
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            • Recordings: automatic table of contents and timeline markers by slide

              Like Office Mix, please make recordings in PPT automatically create a linked table of contents and timeline markers based on each slide, for quickly jumping to relevant content. This was the single best feature of Office Mix for educators and learners alike and now a huge loss of functionality.

              4 votes
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              • show timer/clock during presentation

                To keep meetings on track, it would be best if a timer or clock could be inserted and shown during presentation. Time is usually allocated for each presentation.

                6 votes
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                • Please add the ability to use animated backgrounds in PPT for windows. Why available for Mac and not w10?

                  Windows users should have the ability to use animated backgrounds in ppowerpoint using either pictures, short videos, or gif. You should also have a "create animated background" that would allow you to create your own animation using a set of objects and then choose if you want it to loop on slide, and have it become a background option for all slides in a presentation.

                  14 votes
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                  • Zoom effect

                    Hi office dev team,
                    First I want to give you an applause for adding zoom to powerpoint, so we are not far away behind prezi users. I got a few suggestion for zoom feature.
                    1. Please add the ability to hide the text (especially texts that will appear later via animation) from the zoom slide picture. I can make it by changing the picture, but it would be nice if I can hide it by a click
                    2. Please add the ability to crop zoom picture, so I can make it square instead of rectangular without compromising the whole picture …

                    3 votes
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                    • Export PowerPoint slides to SVG

                      I would like to be able to export slides as an SVG image. Since Visio can do this, it shouldn't be any problem adding feature to MS Office apps.

                      6 votes
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                      • Enhance connectors

                        Enhance connector capability, adding some "Visio" type behaviours, at least match features with "Gliffy" tool available online, and OpenOffice/Libreoffice has better connector capability in their Powerpoint equivalent)

                        -multi-bends, ability to add bends, round corners
                        -ability to add additional connection points to shapes, or allow a "connect anywhere" capability
                        -ability to add text to connectors and position the text
                        -additional end shapes
                        -additional line formats

                        7 votes
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                        • FIX automatic default to grayscale printing when printing in black and white

                          In the latest release (Build 9126.2116), whenever I attempt to print a document in pure black and white or colour (both new and existing documents), the print dialog automatically reverts to grayscale. This is a new error I have not encountered before. Printing to Microsoft PDF is not affected by this error but is clearly an unwieldy workaround.

                          2 votes
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                          • See all slides presentation view

                            I love the fact that I can see all slides in the presentation view, but every time I click one of the slides, it kicks me outta that view. Can't I just use only that view? Make it stay or at least a setting or option to keep it there.

                            12 votes
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                            • Design Ideas

                              There are Design Ideas on PowerPoint Online, What about the desktop version?

                              I use the Design Ideas to create my perfect slides and i can't do that on the desktop version.

                              5 votes
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                              • Office Remote to work between phones and tablets not just Computers

                                I never travel with a laptop anymore. I travel with my Android Tablet, and Android Phone, that's it! It would be great to let my Android phone control a presentation on my Android Tablet.

                                4 votes
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                                  • Clip art

                                    I think they should take clip art back. I have word 2007 and liked how you could use them, no questions asked, no copyright. I miss it.

                                    Please bring it back.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Export slides to PDF without ink markup

                                      When exporting slides to PDF, unchecking the "include comments and ink markup" would result in a clean PDF with no ink (very useful when preparing lecture slides). That no longer works.

                                      In the latest update, the checkbox has be re-labeled "include comments," and the ink markup shows up in the PDF regardless of its selection. Small change, but a major inconvenience when prepping lecture materials, as I now have to save duplicate copies of lecture slides.

                                      PLEASE bring back the old functionality.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Delete Row and Column Option in right click menu

                                        Office 2007 - Powerpoint gives the option to Delete Row and Column from right click menu in a table inside Powerpoint - it seems unfortunate that Office 2016 / 365 does not provide this option when working in a table in PPTs - I'm very used to my keyboard shortcuts from the right click menu. It wouldn't also be a bad idea if we are given option to customize our right click menu without using macros.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • 4 votes
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