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  1. Game Toolbar for educational presentation recording

    Utilizing the Game Toolbar causes PP to not allow you to save the file after using it. However, using the Game Toolbar allows you to record a video of your presentation while recording your voice over the presentation. This is a common form of assignment turn-in for schools like Savanah College of Art and Design, as well as The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, both for their online division students.

    Presently both schools recommend students use a product like Jing, which gives you the option to select the screen to be recorded, but requires the file to be uploaded into their…

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    • Gamses

      You should be able to add a google play game because what if your company recently published a new app? And what if you are a blogger and you want to shout out an app?

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      • Black theme and futuristic holographic UI

        Please bring the black theme back. And try bringing out a futuristic 3D holographic UI for the presentations, along with an entirely new set of transitions and animations to make it look even cooler.

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        • feature to Prevent Vertical scrolling in powerpoint while in editing mode

          There should be an option to lock a slide so that the PPT does not jump to next or previous slide while in editing mode, so that we can work while zooming around the entire sheet.

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          • feature to Prevent Vertical scrolling in powerpoint while in editing mode

            There should be an option to lock a slide so that the PPT does not jump to next or previous slide while in editing mode, so that we can work while zooming around the entire sheet.

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            • Random transitions but from a selectable subset of transtions

              the random transition feature randomizes all the transitions. I'd like to select a few transitions and have PPT randomize between the selected transitions

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              • paragraph group indent spacing

                Please add into PowerPoint: Paragraph Group in the Layout Tab of Microsoft Word, which contains Indent and Spacing options right in the ribbon

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                • Allow powerpoint to embed website

                  Embed a website in powerpoint, so that it can be browsed interactively during presentation, similar to embedding a website in another using iFrame

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                  • Ability to customize textbox shape

                    This will allow a user to wrap a text box around an image or other object.

                    I frequently want in image in a "corner" of a text box, and have the text wrap around like an "L" around the image. The only way to accomplish this is to put tabs/spaces on the line.

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                    • Transitions for 3D Models and Camera

                      A recent update brought the ability to embed 3D models within Microsoft Office products (e.g., STL, OBJ, PLY). Currently, you can set up the virtual camera's orientation and the rotation of the model when designing the slide, however, when in presentation mode this gets rendered as a single image.

                      It would be nice to let this 3D model be dynamic along with the presentation. Transitions such as model rotation, camera zooming, etc. could allow for dynamic presentations utilizing 3D model data.

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                      • Transitions for 3D Models and Camera

                        A recent update brought the ability to embed 3D models within Microsoft Office products (e.g., STL, OBJ, PLY). Currently, you can set up the virtual camera's orientation and the rotation of the model when designing the slide, however, when in presentation mode this gets rendered as a single image.

                        It would be nice to let this 3D model be dynamic along with the presentation. Transitions such as model rotation, camera zooming, etc. could allow for immersive presentations utilizing 3D model data.

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                        • Need Align Tools Keyboard Shortcuts!

                          The align tools are some of the most often used functions, but they are buried and have no keyboard shortcuts. Please give us something such as Alt-Shift-Right Arrow for right align and Alt-Shift-Left Arrow for left align, etc.

                          Yes, I know you can add them to the QAT and Alt to get keyboard commands, but these should be built in and standard.

                          (On the Mac, you can easily set shortcuts for these in the OS--which I do!)

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                          • reverse slide numbering

                            I would like to be able to number slides backwards to show people how much is left.

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                            • Make Custom Slide Show Feature be Visual: Let me pick & arrange slides with a Thumbnail Interface

                              Currently, the Slide Show Dialog is presenting slides in a list, using Heading Text as the line items.

                              This is so unusable, especially in many cases where there are so many slides, and when slides have no titles (because slides feature photos or graphics)

                              Let me pick & arrange slides with a Thumbnail Interface instead. You already have a Thumbnail View. Why not utilize this?

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                              BONUS: When I insert a Hyperlink to "A Place in…

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                              • IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

                                STARTED CONTACTING YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, SATURDAY AFTERNOON STARTING AT 1PM AND ENDING ON 9PM. 
                                 
                                AFTER NUMEROUS HANGUPS AND BEING LEFT ON HOLD, NO ONE CONTACTED ME TO RESOLVE MY PROBLEM.
                                 
                                I TRIED AGAIN, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017, FOR ANOTHER 7 HOURS OF BEING HUNG UP ON AND BEING PLACED ON HOLD. STILL NO RESOLUTION TO MY PROBLEM.
                                 
                                TODAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017, I AM BEING LEFT ON HOLD, BEING HUNG UP ON AND STILL NO RESULTS.  IT HAS BEEN 4 HOURS OF BEING LEFT ON HOLD AND BEING HUNG UP ON.
                                 
                                I…

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                                • IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE

                                  STARTED CONTACTING YOUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, SATURDAY AFTERNOON STARTING AT 1PM AND ENDING ON 9PM. 
                                   
                                  AFTER NUMEROUS HANGUPS AND BEING LEFT ON HOLD, NO ONE CONTACTED ME TO RESOLVE MY PROBLEM.
                                   
                                  I TRIED AGAIN, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017, FOR ANOTHER 7 HOURS OF BEING HUNG UP ON AND BEING PLACED ON HOLD. STILL NO RESOLUTION TO MY PROBLEM.
                                   
                                  TODAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017, I AM BEING LEFT ON HOLD, BEING HUNG UP ON AND STILL NO RESULTS.  IT HAS BEEN 4 HOURS OF BEING LEFT ON HOLD AND BEING HUNG UP ON.
                                   
                                  I…

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                                  • insert shape -- remember settings

                                    I'd like to offer a suggestion.
                                    From within powerpoint, I often use the same shape style over and over. I made a circle with the outline red, heavy border, and an shadow--no shape fill.
                                    I'd like PowerPoint to remember these settings so that the next time I make a shape, it will default to that setting instead of what seems to be the default--a green fill, no border, no shadow.
                                    Same thing with drop shadows. I have a certain way I like those and end up recreating the same effect over and over. I wish it would default to waht…

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                                    • Go back to standard 8-1/2 x 11 page size as default.

                                      More often than not, slides are printed and the new default in powerpoint seems to be wide rather than standard size. I don't know of anyone in the US that uses wide paper to print on. Why did Microsoft change this?

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                                      • More City Names

                                        Add more foreign city names. I keep having to add them to the dictionary. It's not fun.

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                                        • Slide Formates

                                          It would be great to mix vertical sized charts with horizontal ones within one presentation

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