PowerPoint for Windows (Desktop Application)

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  2. replace lock drawing mode with double clicking on a shape to keep it activated. double click again to deactivate

    instead of having to use lock drawing mode it'd be cool if you could just double click on a shape and it lets you keep drawing the same shape over and over until you double click on the shape again to deactivate the feature

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  3. Allow editing of PowerPoint shapes in Visio and vice verse, instead of only allowing a static image.

    When creating a diagram using shapes in PowerPoint, copy-pasting into Visio will insert it as a static image, and vice verse. And of course, SmartArt just doesn't exist in Visio at all. Direct copy-paste and edit works from PPT to Excel and Word, but not Visio - which is odd, considering Visio is mostly focused on creating diagrams and flows.

    It would be incredible to be able to create a drawing, flowchart, timeline, chart, or diagram of any kind in PPT or Visio and have the ability to either:

    1. Directly copy and paste an editable, fully-functioning drawing into the…

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  4. Presenter View - Allow restarting and scrubbing on videos

    Make it so that when you are playing a video within your PowerPoint, you can skip to certain points in the video and even put it back to the beginning within presenter view, so that you don't have to move your cursor to where the viewers of your presentation can see it (it seems unprofessional)

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  5. Make 16:9 the default ration for new presentations

    Make 16:9 the default ration for new presentations.

    I work in corporate events. I have to deal with a lot of content from people with little or no design experience. They clearly open PPT and start working on their presentation in the default, which consequently, once pillar boxed, looks amateur on the screen. It's 2019, 99% of screens are 16:9. If you change the default to 16:9 it'll improve the production value of everyones presentations.

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  6. PowerPoint tables suck

    PowerPoint tables desperately need some attention. They are horrifically ugly and extremely fiddly to use.

    At a minimum, please improve the default options in the styles gallery.

    *There should be options with no header row fill but simple colored text and very light shading *OR* borders (not both) throughout the rest of the table.

    *We should have very light gray options for shading and borders, not ugly and ineffective tints of accent colors.

    *No pink shading ever.

    *Rename "best match for document" something more descriptive like "ugliest tables ever." Or redesign them to actually work with our files.

    Make it…

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  7. Make Links in Master View clickable in Edit Mode

    I use PowerPoint as an interactive tool where I can jump from an overview page to multiple other pages by document internal hyperlinks. These work quite well like hyperlinks shall work: "Left Click"-able in Slide Show mode, "Ctrl+Left Click"-able in Edit mode.

    So the use case is: Find item on overview page, click it (jump to item details page), read details and return to overview (click return hyperlink).

    The return to overview page is always the same hyperlink. Therefore I added it to the master view. This hyperlink works well in Slide Show mode but there is no possibility to…

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  8. PoopOO

    UH OH>>>> STINKY.....

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  9. hi i poop

    reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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  10. Show the filename in Presenter View

    Show the filename in Presenter View. Helpful in live corporate meetings when versions are constantly updated. It'd be nice to see the filename somewhere in the presenter view so you know you're in the correct deck without having to escape out of show mode. Thanks!

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  11. Components with override support & Assets library

    Components with override support & Assets library

    - Components with override support
    We need reusable elements that eliminate the need to find and edit each instance of an asset across the deck. We need to be able to customize any property of a component instance and still maintain the ability to automatically push changes from the master component. This goes for text and colors as well.

    - Assets panel
    We also need a better way to handle colors and text across the document. Make colors and character styles easily available for reuse by adding them to some sort of Assets…

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  13. I'd like to see more scrubby sliders

    I would love to see more scrubby sliders for more options like increasing and decreasing things like line width, 3D rotation options, etc. like you have with some other features. would be so much faster and you can see it happening as you adjust the slider.

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  14. Free rotation of 3D Objects in slideshow view

    Allow the presenter to freely rotate a 3D model while still in the slideshow view. This is very feature available when creating the presentation and lost when viewing the presentation, and it allows more spontaneous exploration of a model then is available through the morph animation.

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  15. Re order custom animations by typing its desired number

    Rather than dragging custom animations up and down the animation list, double click on the animations number and type in its desired number/sequence in the animation list.

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  17. Slide masters need at least two more grouping levels.

    There is a desperate need for a slightly more hierarchical approach to Masters. Most users don't need an arbitrary number of levels, as some people have been asking for. But the vast majority of users need at least the option of two more levels of organization to help streamline the presentation creation process.

    Currently, the hierarchy of slides look like this:

    Master
    . ┗Slide

    It needs to look something more like this:

    Master
    . ┗Slide Group Master (optional)
    . . ┗Slide Master (optional)
    . . . ┗Slide Variants

    Here's how the proposed setup would work:

    Masters: allows user to place…

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  18. add photo from web

    In insert can you please add add photo from web because that would help a lot thank you

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  19. Allow Unblocking of Executables

    Please see the thread at the link below for details / one example.

    In short, make it very hard for a user to run an embedded executable application from PowerPoint, and even make it impossible to embed such executables in new documents, but do NOT make it absolutely impossible for users to run these in existing / legacy documents, which may still be in wide use across an enterprise. Even registry hacks are no longer possible (though that is never a friendly scenario for users).

    This is possible through non-default user choices in policies of the Trust Center, and can…

    6 votes
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  20. Properly tag Speaker's Notes when exporting PDF

    Currently, if you export a PDF without speaker notes, it tags properly (so it can be read by a screen reader).

    However, if you try to include speaker notes, they are not tagged. This is recognized as an issue by the HHS and others, and should be fixed.

    https://www.hhs.gov/web/section-508/making-files-accessible/pdf-required/index.html.

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