PowerPoint for Windows (Desktop Application)

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  1. MS Office 2016 has a vectorize feature (Merge Shapes, Fragment). But not the Morph feature??? Office 365 has the Morph feature but not the

    MS Office 2016 has a vectorize feature (Merge Shapes, Fragment) but not the Morph feature? Office 365 has the Morph feature, but not the vectorize feature for clipart. Why can’t both features be in Office 365?

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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.

      8 votes
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      • Picture transparency

        Hi! Please add a feature to adjust the transparency of pictures as a whole.
        This is a quite useful feature when creating master/ presentation sildes.
        While you are at it, could you add a slider to the "Picture Tools"-tab to adjust the transparency of a picture?

        ATM, you actually can adjust the transparency of a picture, but the process of doing has too many steps and is really uninuitive.
        https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Make-a-picture-transparent-CE96AC80-5AFC-436C-AE3F-0C78009BF704?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

        139 votes
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        • Allow for portrait and landscape orientation in the same presentation

          When creating a new presentation, users should be able to alternate between landscape and portrait slide orientation in the same file, similar to how Word allows this. Forcing portrait or landscape makes users have to create multiple presentations and then splice them together outside of PowerPoint.

          779 votes
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          • Add a Column Break command for multiple column text boxes

            Currently in a multiple column text box, one has to add extra spaces to force a line into the second column, why not have a column break command in PPT as there is in Word

            89 votes
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            • Microsoft Mouse Mischief for office 2016

              please update this add on to work with office 2016 and office 365. for education use.

              25 votes
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              • Add an option to view a presentation in color-blind mode

                It is common to mark up slide content with red and green shapes, fonts, etc. These can lose their desired contrast to someone that is color-blind.

                PowerPoint already has the ability to view the presentation in grayscale and black and white views. Why not add another "Color Blind" mode, where you can choose the type of color blindness and simulate what an individual would see on the slide?

                38 votes
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                • Lock placeholder and other objects to prevent modification

                  Lock placeholder and objects and its preferences so they cant be modified in any way. Also make option to autofit och manually crop the added items like images to image placeholder.

                  Lock dont need to be permanent. But if you want to undo the lock you have to rightclick on object and "unlock".

                  Why do we need this? To create templates that follow certain guidelines and rules that your company, organisation, school etc have. This would prevent the user to accidently move an object on the created presentation or tutorial.

                  /Stefan

                  357 votes
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                  • Introduce Saving a Table Template in PowerPoint

                    Provide the ability to save table design templates (similarly to how chart design templates are saved). This would cut out the need to use a separate programme like AvoPress and allow consistent tables throughout the deck.

                    447 votes
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                    • Allow matrix alignment options in PowerPoint Equation Editor

                      The Equation Editor in Word allows alignment options to be specified for matrices. The PowerPoint version of the Equation Editor does not. This make Powerpoint versions standard mathematical constructions (e.g. definition of functions by cases) ugly. Please, can the Equation editor in PowerPoint be the same as the one in Word?

                      3 votes
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                      • Live Chat and Edit

                        I would love to see the ability to chat with people I have shared the presentation with built right into powerpoint. I have a business account and often resort to using the online version of powerpoint for this reason alone. It would also be beneficial to have documents that are shared upload automatically so that edits appear almost instantly on other's screens. Again, this is a feature that is on powerpoint online that is extremely helpful when collaborating with others.

                        5 votes
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                        • Continuous scrolling between slides

                          I'd like to be able to scroll down one slide and have part of the next one come up under it, instead of jumping entirely to the next slide. Often when I've zoomed a slide for detail work, I get too close to the bottom margin and suddenly I'm on another slide.

                          260 votes
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                          • Include automatic references generation in Powerpoint

                            Include automatic references generation in Powerpoint

                            5 votes
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                            • User friendly page numbering, please

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

                              5 votes
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                              • Notes Panel should be at right or allow to change position

                                There is no reason to keep "Notes Panel" at slide bottom, nowdays almost everyone has a wide screen, the current position is uncomfortable for editing.
                                This panel should be at right or allow to change position.

                                30 votes
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                                • Allow for audible speaker notes in PowerPoint to make it more accessible to Disabled presenters

                                  I'm Autistic and I struggle to make and follow notes. I don't think I am dyslexic but when I read notes the words move around. PowerPoint without this feature isn't accessible to the blind, partially sighted, illiterate, Learning Disabled and dyslexics. Being able to listen to an audio prompt on each slide would make it more accessible

                                  12 votes
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                                  • more modern animation options, or more possibilities of customization.

                                    Keynote has a great feature that creates a transition between two slides transforming the text from one to another. this would be great.

                                    Many animation options feel quite outdated (such as bounce, boomerang, credits, swivel), they should be completely revamped asap.

                                    Other animation options (such as zoom in/out, peek in, strips, wipe) should be possible to happen at any angle, not only up/down/left/right. They also should have a smooth start/end/bounce end option just as many of the other ones. Especially the zoom, it's so linear I prefer to use it alongside grow/shrink, but of course this is far from being…

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Put the EYE icon on the LEFT in the Selection Pane

                                      If the space allocated to the selection pane is small or a shape has a long name, the EYE icon on the right can get pushed out of view and becomes inaccessible. Put the icon on the left and the problem disappears.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • A more updated and contemporary library of PowerPoint templates.

                                        I like the look of the Keynote templates. However, I cannot find anything in PowerPoint templates with such bold and yet simple looks.

                                        15 votes
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                                        • Problem with Digital laserpointer functionality in Powerpoint 2016 MSI version.

                                          When we use the digital laserpoint in the powerpoint presenter view of the Office 2016 MSI version. With certain presentation when we move the mouse a lot in the presenter view screen and then ask for the next sllide. The computer seems to hang for a couple of seconnds. If you then ask multiple times for next slide we get even the application stopped responding. If you wait long enough the presentation continues. We don't have the issue with Office 365 version latest build. The OS we use is Windows 10 latest build. With the latest build of Office click…

                                          33 votes
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