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  1. Zoom into slide to use it as canvas

    It should be possible to use a PowerPoint Slide as big canvas and then zoom into it (as an animation) to go more into detail of an object or section. This would be extremly useful combined with (more complex) diagrams / graphics (like SmartArt) to visualize (complicated) structures in a clearer (and cooler) way. Similar to Prezi, but PowerPoint should use both techniques (slides and canvas, in the form that slides are still the main elements but you can use a slide as canvas where it makes sense) and combine their advantages.

    39 votes
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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

      6 votes
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      • 슬라이드 편집할 때 화면 이동

        안녕하세요, 아주 간단한 건의사항 드리려 합니다.

        슬라이드 화면을 확대해서 편집하는 경우
        한 페이지 내에서 이동하려면 지금은 기본적으로
        스크롤 바를 쓰고 있잖아요.

        이 부분을 마치 어도비 포토샵처럼 (물론 예 입니다만)
        스페이스바를 누르면 포인터가 손 모양으로 바뀌면서
        마우스를 드래그해서 화면이동 하는 방식과 같이
        한 페이지 내 화면이동이 좀 더 빠르고 편했으면 좋겠습니다.

        아무튼 좋은 툴 쓰게 해줘서 감사드리구요,
        간단하지만 한 번 고려해주시면 좋겠네요.

        귀사의 번창을 기원합니다.
        감사합니다.

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        • When it tells me it cannot embed a font when I save my file, PLEASE have it tell me WHICH SLIDES use the font in question.

          When it tells me it cannot embed a particular font (for any reason) I need to know WHERE that font is used (which slide, or perhaps in a slide master). My presentations are thousands of slides long and I've spent hours trying to hunt down fonts, often with no success at all.

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          • It would be helpful if the user could modify the default setting for animations.

            I use the font color animation for emphasis. It defaults a brown color, which doesn't show up well on a blue background. I like yellow on the slide blue background. I also need to adjust the timing.
            It would be helpful to modify the properties. I think the modifications should be program wide and maybe some saved with the presentation.
            Sometimes I may use a different background so a different color might be better for that presentation. That should be saved with that presentation.
            I would like to hear what other users have to say about this idea. Thanks

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            • Need to allow embedding of Facebook videos.

              I perform weddings and a lot of the videos are on facebook. I need to be able to put into my PowerPoint presentation for doing wedding venue open houses.

              2 votes
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              • give us more granularity in footer options

                If I go to the Notes Master, I can turn off the individual footer components individually. That is, I can turn off page numbers but not footer text. Or I can turn off the date field and leave page numbers and footers in place.

                Why can’t we have this same granularity on the slide masters and layouts? Please? Why is it all or nothing there?

                5 votes
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                • Ability to embed video's on company's Sharepoint/Microsoft Teams

                  Ability to embed video's on company's Sharepoint/Microsoft Teams would make for a rich powerpoint. and enable you to share existing material with out saving it at multiple locations.

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                      • Lock a shape on a slide - to stop accidentally moving it ! (without going into Slidemaster)

                        Lock a shape on a slide - to stop accidentally moving it ! (without going into Slidemaster)

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                        • Slide Animations -- Would love a "Change Text" feature

                          Slide animations, to include a "Change Text" animation to alter the text. .. that way i can use motion paths to demonstrate some workflow overlay. i.e changing states. this would save me a lot of work by not having to duplicate and overlay elements.

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                          • Portuguese keyboard shortcuts - Teclas de atalho em português

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                            Allow a way to choose keyboard shortcut presets in English in the Portuguese version.

                            Example:
                            If I want to "select all"

                            CTRL + A in Windows (en)
                            CTRL + T in Windows (pt-br) ----this one is the problem
                            CMD + A in macOS (en)
                            CMD + A in macOS (pt-br) - wonderful!

                            Just Office uses shortcuts like these. Windows in Portuguese uses CTRL + A and all other programs too. There are many different keyboard key combinations, like find: CTRL + L, bold: CTRL + N and save: CRTL + B.

                            Please, make it optional at least!!!

                            BR
                            Permitir…

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                            • Group Animations the way you group Objects too

                              I would like the possibility of grouping a group of animations the same way you group objects. That way, you can move a complex set of animations as single group and be able to adjust it easily on a new timeline without having to adjust the entire animations again.

                              2 votes
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                                • Option to scale thumbnail size in backstage view

                                  I have lots of PowerPoint templates and they appear tiny in backstage view when I select File\New. It would be great if there was an option to scale the size of the thumbnails in the view so that I could see smaller or larger thumbnails.

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                                  • Retain printer settings when switching printers?

                                    This applies to all office programs, it has just been happening to me more in PowerPoint than other programs.

                                    We have two large MFDs on our floor. Sometimes I'll set up a print on one (2-sided print, flip on long edge, etc.) only to realize that I need to switch printers for some reason (low ink, someone else is printing a large job, etc). When I'm not paying attention, I'll switch printers and print, only to realize when looking at the output that my manual settings didn't carry over, and I have to print it again. Certainly this is PEBKAC/…

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                                    • Send screen recording to 'OneNote'

                                      The Snip program used to have the ability for users to embed their screencast directly into OneNote. Now that Snip will no longer exist after May 2018, it would be create if the 'Send to OneNote' feature would be available in the 'Recording' tab of PowerPoint. Publishing to Stream is great, but users then have to grab the URL, set the right permissions, and paste into OneNote. Students really utlitized this 'Send to OneNote' feature with Snip.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Forest Plot graph

                                        Would like easy method for creating a Forest Plot graph using mean and confidence limits

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                                        • PowerPoint needs to have an option to set a Motion video as a background for slides. Have to convert the video file to a GIF file.

                                          PowerPoint needs to have an option to set a Motion video as a background for slides. Have to convert the video file to a GIF file. ProPresenter 6 allows a motion video (MOV) file to be added as a background.

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