PowerPoint for Windows (Desktop Application)

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  1. A designers version of powerpoint like Indesign.

    Make functionality much more advanced like InDesign and Illustrator. And take the tediousness out of designing in powerpoint.

    PARAGRAPH STYLES!
    Layers
    Master elements
    Control of shapes
    Text control etc

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  2. A designers version of powerpoint like Indesign.

    Make functionality much more advanced like InDesign and Illustrator. And take the tediousness out of designing in powerpoint.

    PARAGRAPH STYLES!
    Layers
    Master elements
    Control of shapes
    Text control etc

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  3. Defaulting Chart Styles in PowerPoint

    Similar to defaulting a text box or shape fill color, why not allow charts to be defaulted as well? Seems silly to have to save out a template that another person would have to install to use. Right?

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  4. 2 votes
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  5. More interactive like EdPuzzle

    I would like to be able to create PowerPoint presentations that students can watch video segments and then answer questions with Microsoft Forms and not be able to go on until they get the questions correct like in EdPuzzle. Can this feature be created? It would be nice to have these features in PowerPoint instead of using multiple websites like EdPuzzle and Nearpod.

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  6. More interactive like Nearpod

    I would like to see more interaction with a single PowerPoint presentation like how Nearpod works, where teachers can project their presentation on the screen and students simply go to the website and log into the PowerPoint presentation and they have to follow along. They can also participate in Forms surveys and quizzes straight from the website instead of sending out individual PowerPoints to the students via Teams or something for them to participate in the Forms slides of the PowerPoint. There are some other features of Nearpod that would be great for PowerPoint to incorporate.

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  7. Great variety of colours and layouts in design ideas

    Loving the design ideas to make a basic slide look snazzy, but the same styles keep getting suggested with little variety.
    Would be good to have a greater variety of design idea layouts, colour schemes, templates, animations.

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  8. Laser Pointer

    The laser pointer is only available in one color -- red. Allow the user to change the color of the laser point (blue, green, red).

    2 votes
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  9. Shapes: return to previous/set location (without using 'undo') to facilitate animation edits

    Often, when building slide animations, I use foreground shapes to hide parts of the slide that are revealed by animation (usually, a white box is ideal). However, as slide edits continue, those foreground shapes have to be moved off-slide, those edits made, then the foreground shapes have to be moved back into the correct position. This is an opportunity for human error, and it takes extra time that is not value added.

    The undo stack is not a workable solution, because any other slide edits will be undone before the shape is moved back to the original position. It would…

    2 votes
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  10. Theme - custom placeholder on title slide

    In PowerPoint themes, make custom placeholders acceptable on Title Slide layout.
    Now, the Title Slide Layout is ignored and an extra Title Slide layout is added to the presentation, with the default PowerPoint title and subtitle placeholders and no custom placeholders.
    On other slide layouts, custom placeholders are accepted; it is only the Title Slide layout where this is not possible.

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  11. Quickstarter Missing

    My Quickstarter template is missing after the new update

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  12. Display correct slide numbers in a Custom Slide Show

    When using a Custom Slide Show to display select slides, the slide numbering keeps the original slide numbers. I need the slide numbers to update to match the slides in the Custom Show.

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  13. Add Posture Changeable 3D Models of Persons

    If PowerPoint can add 3D models of persons (male, female, child, adult, etc.) and make the posture and facial expression of the models changeable and controllable, for example, a user can change the posture of a hand or change smiling to crying, then PowerPoint will become a very powerful tool for users to draw people's without need of drawing skills. The posture-change function can be designed in such way that no matter how crazy a user tries to change a posture, the software always results in a reasonable posture. For example, if a user pull the hand above the head…

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  14. Selection pane is hard to find at present.

    Could the button to open the Selection pane be put on the View tab of the ribbon? I can never remember the name of this pane, so I hunt about for it expecting to find it on the View tab of the ribbon, but it is not there. Then I resort to using the "Tell me what you want to do" button just above the ribbon and I type in various words that might work, such as "View Objects" or "Display items" and so forth. It generally takes me a long time to find it. The View tab seems to…

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  16. Powerpoint is a great tool to create websites. Is it possible to include a tool to convert the presentation straight to web site format HTML

    Powerpoint is a great tool to create websites. Is it possible to include a tool to convert the presentation straight to web site format HTM

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  17. Enable larger slide size

    There is current limitation on slide size. This is an issue especially when we use power point for poster design. I know that this is not the main usage of power point but it is used a lot for that as people can just copy and paste from their already created presentation into their poster slide file. As such the arbitrary slide size limitation should be removed.

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  18. multi-tasking during PowerPoint show

    We utilize 2 physical monitors and a 3rd as a screen where we project our power point presentations. If the PPT is showing, and we operate other programs on one of our 2 monitors, the PPT pauses, and will not advance until I make the PPT screen active again. This prevents us from preparing other programs for our worship services. It would be nice to multi-task while PPT show is running. Thanks!

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  19. Please fix Continous Looping of Short Videos in PowerPoint 2016

    Our short clip heart videos will not loop continously in PowerPoint 2016. The videos work perfectly in PowerPoint 2010, but we can't continue to support 2010. Our doctors need to be able to talk about the heart while showing these clips for education, for patient comfort, and for discussing any issues with other doctors, nurses, or patients.

    There is a fix for Office 2019, but we need this fix created for Office 2016 as well! It takes time to upgrade thousands of employees, and we have invested heavily in our own servers and have employed many people to maintain them.…

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  20. Please implement a "multiply" blend mode (a la Adobe Desine Suite) for shapes and images - this would make my life (and job) so much easier!

    Please implement a "multiply" blend mode (a la Adobe Desine Suite) for shapes and images - this would make my life (and job) so much easier!

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