PowerPoint for Windows (Desktop Application)

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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.

    151 votes
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    • Support for Newtek NDI as Display Outputs

      NDI - Network Device Interface
      Is a cross platform royalty free Video Over IP technology. Predominantly used in Broadcast and Webcast type events but gaining popularity in other areas such as Digital Signage.
      Any computer can be an NDI Receiver so you can show presentation on many displays on a network.
      You can by dedicated NDI Receivers
      Ideally we would have the option to send PresenterView and PresentationView as separate NDI Sources.

      https://www.newtek.com/ndi/

      26 votes
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      • 19 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

          21 votes
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          • Run in background / without window focus

            Currently when the presentation window loses focus, PowerPoint pauses. It would be great if it could continue to run all animations, timed animations, video clips when the window loses focus (applicable to multi-screen displays).

            8 votes
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            • Loop Slideshow checkbox on Ribbon

              Add "[ ] Loop Slideshow" checkbox to the Ribbon under Slide Show. We shouldn't have to to go to the old Set Up Slide Show Dialog.

              7 votes
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              • Ability to run a video in the background over multiple slides

                Sometimes it would be useful to be able to run a background video over multiple slides... such as award ceremonies etc.

                6 votes
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                • Please fix transition from Video to next slide

                  When transitioning from video to next slide the video reverts back to the beginning of the video before the transition. The transition should start where video ended not revert back to start of video. Please help.

                  5 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 …

                    13 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.

                      12 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

                        35 votes
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                        • Do not jump to next slide while scrolling in zoomed slide.

                          I want to scroll on the current slide without changing slides all the time.

                          6 votes
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                          • The ability to import a PDF like a Photo Album, where each PDF page becomes a separate slide.

                            At the moment, if we are given a PDF to run at an event we have to run it separately from PPT.
                            It would be great to be able to import it into PPT and have each page of the PDF populate a separate slide like the Photo Album feature.

                            2 votes
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                            • Clipart

                              in Powerpoint 2010 we could use Clipart and customize it to include company graphics, which were indexed and thus searchable via keywrds.
                              That allowed our users to create a presentation with our company's concepts and graphics.
                              Starting in PowerPoint 2013 this option was removed, and replaced by 2 options:
                              1. The Bing online search for images and clip-arts (which searches for generally available graphics on the Internet)
                              2. Connect to the user's OneDrive and add files from there. (which are personal user files)
                              Both of these options do not deliver what we need, which is a centrally managed (add /…

                              3 votes
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                              • Animation action to be able to fade audio (and video)

                                It would be useful to be able to fade audio file out rather than it cut dead. This goes the same for a video.

                                It's all very well being able to fade out the end of the track.... but need the ability to be able to fade on click

                                3 votes
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                                • Insert 3D model option in office home and student 2016

                                  Office 2016 student version do not have an option for inserting 3D models which helps a lot in presentation. The option was there when I got the office installed first and now there is only a disabled grey button after the updates (ridiculous update in which I got nothing but lost a useful option). The windows 10 has the 3D paint to make 3d models, but what is the use if you cant use in powerpoint presentation in the end.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Align objects in circle

                                    It shall be possible to align objects in circle/oval. Kindly support the below features
                                    1) It shall be possible to align 3 or more Ovals
                                    2) It shall be possible to align 3 or more Rectangles
                                    3) Once arranged, keeping the objects selected, it shall be possible to increase or decrease the radius of this circle
                                    4) It shall be possible to achieve 3) with key combinations CTRL+SHIFT + >/<
                                    5) It shall be possible to change the arrangement to horizontal oval with key combinations CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW/RIGHT ARROW
                                    6) It shall be possible to change the…

                                    3 votes
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                                    • ability to add transparency to images without placing them into the shape

                                      when image is placed on slide and you can make it transparent, simply going to Picture tools - formatting and add transparency

                                      23 votes
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                                      • Linked Objects Locator

                                        While linked objects are nice sometimes, other times we need to remove them. The "Edit Links to Files" interface is helpful for breaking the links, however does not identify on which slides the objects are located.

                                        There should be a way of pulling a report of all the linked object with an option to go to the slide, as well as a way of converting the objects in the right click context menu.

                                        2 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.

                                          3 votes
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