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User friendly page numbering, please

Has anyone addressed this here? Page numbering is cumbersome and can be a nightmare.

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  • Phil Hodgson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Number slides from: {} should be in the Insert -> Header and Footer -> Slide Number () dialogue and not the Design -> Slide Size dialogue. There is no logical sense why it is there. It's like a supermarket putting carrots in the cereals aisle?

  • anon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should work like in Word. I should be able to click the page number and "format" it. I should be able to re-start page numbering for a new section. What's the purpose of having sections in ppt if you can't have different page numbering?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be great to be able to merge presentations and allow to restart numbering within merged presentation.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be great to be able to merge presentations and allow to restart numbering multiple times within merged presentation. This would be for ease of multiple people presenting and not having to close, then open or hyperlink documents.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

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  • Mark Nebeker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm pretty blown away that there is no total pages option, manual or otherwise, for setting up an automatic page of pages (i.e., "Slide 1 of 20") footer or header

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Add utility to group slides so that they may be treated as one slide with respect to numbering. Could be useful when, e.g. adding/removing content to a group of slides dedicated to one thought, within a presentation with several key thoughts.

  • David Roberts commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Slide numbering in the current PowerPoint product is designed for people who do nothing but generate PowerPoint presentations. Way to complicated.

  • TK commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    follow instruction to insert slide numbers. But cannot see it on slide.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    What happened to the office type assistants Office used to have. Getting numbers on my slides that would be visible tool about an hour. Why is the style different on different slides?

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