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  1. Make the pages A3

    Their is a setting for making pages A4 and A5 but not A3. So you have to custom set the page size.

    1 vote
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    • Gantt Charts for PowerPoint for better productivity

      Thousands of project managers around the world are Creating Gantt charts on slides to provide high level project overviews.
      Creating these charts take a lot of time. Plugins like Think Cell help to do this job but this important feature should be part of the core product.

      5 votes
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      • Add support for ligatures

        Ligatures for Open Type fonts are supported in Word, but not available in Powerpoint. Especially with large fonts, ligatures can improve slides visually. Adding the "advanced" font features from Word to Powerpoint would benefit Powerpoint greatly!

        34 votes
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        • Make 2nd pen button lasso-select like in other office programs

          In most office programs, using the 2nd pen button on the stylus/pen functions as a "lasso select" button. In powerpoint however, for some reason, you have to manually select the "Lasso select" button in order to use it, and it doesn't activate through the pen button.

          1 vote
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          • change resolution of slides saved as jpeg easily

            Have an easy way, drop down menu, to change quality of resolution of jpeg saved from ppt slides. Many people use ppt to make pictures for a variety of purposes. The current default quality is low, and the only way to change it is to change the registry - dangerous and tricky if you're not very techy like me! Please and thank you!

            2 votes
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            • Show an indicator if there are notes or comments on a slide and the notes or comments bars are hidden

              Working on a 13" 16:9 laptop, my screen real-estate is pretty limited so I keep the "notes" and "comments" bars hidden while I work, and whenever I change slides I keep showing and hiding the comments and notes bars just to check if there are any. Shouldn't be too hard to add an indicator or change the icon for when you're viewing or working on a slide that has or that doesn't have notes or comments.

              2 votes
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              • Have comments pop-up instead of / in addition to the sidebar

                It'd be nice if when you clicked on the comment bubble on a slide if instead of opening the sidebar (which is kind of intrusive and takes a LOT of screen real-estate), it would just show a small popup where or near where the bubble is placed on the slide. It'd be much nicer on the eyes and easier to work with, I think.

                2 votes
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                • Automatically advance to next slide after triggered animation

                  It would be nice to have an option to automatically transition to the next slide after click-triggered animations have played.

                  24 votes
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                  • Add statistical symbols

                    Add basic statistical symbols such as the symbol for "mean."

                    1 vote
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                    • Increase size of PowerPoint development team

                      Please increase the size of your PowerPoint development team so that new feature requests etc can be developed more quickly and I can recycle my votes.

                      4 votes
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                      • Create a more customizable Handout Master

                        PLEASE make the handout master more customizable. Add the ability to move the slide placeholder. Add an Insert > Notes from Slide object that automatically pulls in the notes from the slides. We NEED a way to have a usable handout where, if we update the notes or the slide, we don't need to update it anywhere else. If I wanted to print one slide on a handout, I would just print the deck. Also, add an Insert > Notetaking Placeholder so we can add a place to take notes in the handout. And PLEASE add the option for bleeds…

                        9 votes
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                        • Find slides that are using a layout

                          When I create a custom template, I'd like to be able to search for slides that match a particular layout. Right now, the only way I know of to do that is to go into the Slide Master view and then hover the mouse over a specific slide layout.

                          tl;dr I'd like to be able to search for slides that match a specific master+layout

                          2 votes
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                          • Add Descriptive text to the preview screen for templates

                            I'd like to be able to add some descriptive text to the preview screen that appears when you click a template in File New. Many of the downloadable templates in the various categories already have this, but I'd like to be able to do the same for templates that I create for colleagues.

                            2 votes
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                            • Create a complex timeline

                              When preparing for an event, presenting a project, or calendaring for a court case an easy-to-use-and-edit timeline to show to the group would be wonderful. Pictures speak louder than words! It would be great if it could automatically be configured using dates or outline numbering, and if it could be used in Word and Excel.

                              2 votes
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                              • restore offline help to office 2016

                                Office used to offer online and offline help. In 2016, only online help is available. Please restore offline help. How am I supposed to access help when I don't have internet access?

                                3 votes
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                                  • independant borders for text boxes

                                    With PowerPoint there is no way to apply a border to just one side of a text box. This really limits the formatting in presentations. This is possible when using tables but you cannot do this on text boxes

                                    4 votes
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                                    • 14 votes
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                                        • Select default slide size in 'Options.'

                                          Setting 4:3 (standard!) as the default slide size should really not require a ten-step process to create a custom setting.

                                          11 votes
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