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  1. help

    powerpoint not working

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    • Allow Vimeo embed in powerpoint presentations

      Allow an embed code from Vimeo to sit within the presentation, only allowing youtube videos is not good enough and this really hampers the development of our presentations

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      • Enable grouping with tables

        currently, you are unable to group a table and an image. you can convert the table to an image but this makes it cumbersome to edit the text in the table.

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        • Menu of tools for setting presentation proofing parameters and finding errors

          I would like a (small) menu for setting parameters for editing and proofing presentations. For example, I want to make sure there are only two specific fonts used, with specific font sizes, that titles are all the same, that charts are all the same, etc. according to my own parameters. If I import or paste slides from other presentations, or other contributors were not very disciplined in their slide making, I want to be able to search for fonts, font sizes, settings, animations, etc. there are outside the parameters i set so i can find them and fix them quickly…

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          • when switching views remain on the slide that was being viewed or edited

            Older versions remain or return to the slide that was being viewed or edited when switching between different views. The current version returns to the beginning when switching views. This is especially inconvenient between reading view (proofreading view) and normal view (editing view).

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            • F4 key = Repeat Command is one of the most time-saving features. But...

              Why does PowerPoint remember the Page Up and Page Down keys as 'commands'? Page Up/Down is merely a keystroke; it is not remembered when using the Undo or Redo functions. So why would it be a recall-able feature/command when using the F4 key?
              I'm aware of the workarounds (mouse wheel or side navigation pane to retain repeat command usage).
              I think this needs to be looked at from a programming perspective. It seems like a bug to me.
              [Kristine Arp said to post this here]

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              • Need to see Multiple Slides in Presenter View

                It would be very helpful to be able to see more than one slide ahead in Presenter View, similar to the Presenter View in Powerpoint 10. Thank you.

                5 votes
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                • Can create reusable custom shapes and items

                  I already posted a query with this wording in the forums but there seems to be no such feature

                  It would be useful to be able to save certain formatting and objects like styled boxes to be reusable in the same or other presentations. So for example I'm making tutorials and say I want a 'tip' box at the bottom of certain slides. Now to keep it consistent and save time I might want to save that styled box and just change the text inside and reuse this on multiple presentations without copying and pasting all the time.

                  It's like…

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                  • Office remote

                    I hope that soon Office Remote will work in Windows 10 Computers and mobile phones. I have education for employees and customers using PowerPoint and I'd like to use MS products,

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                    • Make a real autosave feature

                      So pretty much every competent program now has an autosave feature. PowerPoint still doesn't. It saves every once in a while and it crashes so often you have to save every time you type a letter and hope it doesn't crash while saving. Therefore, a real autosave feature would be great where it doesn't just use a periodic save function as a fake autosave. Also, PowerPoint is a hilariously unstable program and crashes all the time for no good reason.

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                      • NEW BUG - Shape fill disappears when creating pdf

                        As of today I notice a new (very annoying) bug exists in PowerPoint when saving the presentation as PDF file.

                        I can reproduce it as follows:
                        (1) create a blank white presentation
                        (2) delete all slides but the first one
                        (2) add a shape with a fill color e.g. blue, that takes up the entire slide

                        Save the presentation in PDF format.

                        With PowerPoint 365 the shape fill turns "white" in PDF instead of blue. Only the border is displayed correctly.

                        Interestingly, if I make the shape smalller, e.g. 2in x 2in it will be displayed correctly in the PDF…

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                        • Portrait Orientation on Main Menu

                          Put portrait orientation BACK on the main menu, why in the hell is it buried in "customize". It's a standard feature for crying out loud and every time i spend 5 minutes finding it.

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                          • Change the color of the box highlighting which slide you are working on

                            I am colorblind and didn't even know this feature existed. The tiny red line around the currently selected slide in the preview is almost impossible to see. Give me an option to change the highlight color to something with more contract, or do that by default.

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                            • Notes Layout - Sidebar, Bottom, Floating.

                              I would like the layout for notes page to be editable. I would like to have my notes in a sidebar to the left of the presentation, floating on screen, etc. I find being able to read the notes while looking at presentations especially those for academic material it makes it easier to consume everything *without scrolling*

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                              • Application.SlideShowNextSlide Event fires at the wrong time

                                This event actually occurs at the end of the transition and not immediately before it as per the description.

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                                • To make it work properly so that i can mak presentation

                                  I want to make presentation fix my problem

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                                  • Text Rotation independent of Shape rotation

                                    Just a slight suggestion: I recently needed to have a subtitle textbox shape with bottom rounded borders, but the only way I could do so was to flip vertically the "Rectangle: Top Rounded Corners" shape. However, upon rotating the shape the text rotated with the shape as well. I could not find a way to have the text itself not rotate while the shape kept its rotation as a native option for a layout, so I ended up having to create another textbox and shape to do the trick.
                                    So the suggestion is simply to have an option for all…

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                                      • Ability to edit freeform in Design Ideas

                                        One can only select free from created by Design Ideas from Selection Pane but not resize or move. It would be better if Powerpoint allows that

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                                        • When Saving to OneDrive -> have a button to create new folder

                                          When Saving to OneDrive -> have a button to create new folder

                                          would be a great customer win scenario since usually we have to click more options and then it gets confusing for customer to create new folder.

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