PowerPoint for Windows (Desktop Application)

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  1. Program Aware Windows Update

    You should add a feature to PowerPoint, to halt/stop pending update while on slide show/presenting or even using the program. It is annoying that windows will update on your important presentation/meeting. thank you

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    • 3D Models for PPT 2016.

      Please introduce 3D Model and such features for PPT 2016. Do not restrict it to Office 365.

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      • Table and shape outline thickness

        When adding an outline to a table the thickness (1/4, 3/4 etc.) doesn’t match that of a shape of the same thickness...

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        • Align objects in circle

          It shall be possible to align objects in circle/oval. Kindly support the below features
          1) It shall be possible to align 3 or more Ovals
          2) It shall be possible to align 3 or more Rectangles
          3) Once arranged, keeping the objects selected, it shall be possible to increase or decrease the radius of this circle
          4) It shall be possible to achieve 3) with key combinations CTRL+SHIFT + >/<
          5) It shall be possible to change the arrangement to horizontal oval with key combinations CTRL + SHIFT + LEFT ARROW/RIGHT ARROW
          6) It shall be possible to change the…

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            • Zoom effect

              Hi office dev team,
              First I want to give you an applause for adding zoom to powerpoint, so we are not far away behind prezi users. I got a few suggestion for zoom feature.
              1. Please add the ability to hide the text (especially texts that will appear later via animation) from the zoom slide picture. I can make it by changing the picture, but it would be nice if I can hide it by a click
              2. Please add the ability to crop zoom picture, so I can make it square instead of rectangular without compromising the whole picture …

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              • morph transition

                Provide a more clear option for linking objects between the first and second slide in a Morph transition. Currently the only way to do this is to include identical text in both objects. It would be better to be able to explicitly tell morph that two objects are the same object - perhaps through it's name as found in the Selector pane.

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                • Slide Show option of shuffling slides during kiosk/timed presentation

                  When using timed transitions for kiosk/unmanned/self-timed presentation, offer shuffle mode for slide order. Just would offer variety when cycling through.

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                  • Preserve Gradient on SVG import

                    Gradient fill is powerful to make a "plain" shape to be (for instance) 3D-like object or having metal/golden gradient. It will be nice if the vectors with those gradients can be converted (along with gradient fill) to powerpoint shapes.

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                    • Video Start Automatically

                      90% of the time when I add a video, I want it to start automatically, full screen. I would like a preference setting in Options where I can define the default video/audio behavior. (PS Kudos on the "Start in Click Sequence" option.)

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                      • Make a savable preset option for things like shadows, gradiate colors, etc.

                        I know there are presets for example font shadows, but some people (me) want to make other than the presets. There are after all five different sliders. If one wants to change several and save for future use, there should be a savable option. NOT just shadows, but for all the editable functions. Another example I use quite often: animations changing sound, color, animation, etc. A preset to save these changes together would really speed up the work flow!

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                        • Remove proofing languages from a powerpoint document

                          Thank you for sharing the files, Andy. Upon accessing the two PowerPoint presentations, the French language appears in the default list of "Set Proofing Language" in both of the files in our end. Our PowerPoint UserVoice page is where people can post feature requests or report any issues in PowerPoint. We recommend that you post this situation in this page so that our Engineers will be aware of this issue and release a resolution in the next update of Office. After posting your concern, please share your submission here in the Answers Community so that other users can upvote it.

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                            • multi-monitor default configuration

                              I have a setup with four monitors & I regularly have to present on-line using a conference screen-share. I also sometimes have to do presentations at various alternative locations.

                              In slide-show mode I can shuffle the presenter & presentation screens around the four monitors so the presentation is on the monitor that is screen-shared by using the controls provided in the presenter screen; minimize presenter window > drag presenter window to monitor where I want presentation screen > swap presenter & presentation screens > drag presenter window to monitor where I want it > maximize presenter window. It is a…

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                                • Preserve text when converting SVG to MS Office drawing object

                                  I have graphics in CorelDRAW that I want to use in PowerPoint 2016. To animate (or otherwise manipulate) elements of those graphics, I must convert the inserted graphics in PowerPoint into Microsoft Office drawing objects. When I export from CorelDRAW to SVG, insert the SVG in PowerPoint, and then convert to an MS Office drawing object, the text is lost. (I can see the text in the SVG file exported by CorelDRAW.)

                                  I'm now exporting the graphics from CorelDRAW in enhanced metafile format (EMF) instead.

                                  There are other issues converting SVG and EMF to MS Office drawing objects in PowerPoint,…

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                                    • Textboxes with multiple column types

                                      Currently, all the content in each textbox must have the same number of columns. One textbox cannot have a section with one column, and another with two columns.

                                      There are many advantages of keeping everything in the one textbox. Especially when using templates, and trying to keep material able to be easily transferred between them.

                                      Consider making PowerPoint a specialised version of Word, much like how PDF presentations work.

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                                      • Selection fence - inside, outside, overlapping.

                                        When using the click and drag method of selecting. I want to select only the overlapping items. Sometimes it would be good to select everything in, out, overlapping, in+over. Also, it would be good to have a "swap group" option.

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                                        • Sort the selection pane entries.

                                          I want to be able to sort the items in the selection pane. Either by type or by name. It would be nice to filter them also. such as group all images or textboxes or shapes.

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