Screen Recording Tool on PowerPoint

Well, just when I was ready to begin to explore some of the new features that will be available in Office 2016 (just released) I came across a feature … [Read more...]

Microsoft Office Mix, a PowerPoint Add-in

Microsoft Office Mix makes it easy to create interactive videos and share online presentations. Office Mix is a free PowerPoint add-in. It offers a … [Read more...]

Using Sections in PowerPoint to Keep Organized

When you are working on a large PowerPoint presentation it is often necessary to rearrange the order of the slides. While there have always been many … [Read more...]

Enhanced Presenter View in PowerPoint 2013

Delivering an effective PowerPoint presentation often goes beyond the text and graphics that are on the slides themselves. It is also a matter of the … [Read more...]

Publish a Slideshow as a Video to YouTube

You can save your PowerPoint slideshow as a video and publish it to a video-based website like YouTube. Below are the steps. 1. In PowerPoint 2010 … [Read more...]

Video Editing Tools in PowerPoint

While it has always been possible to embed Videos and Music into Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, it wasn’t always easy to manipulate them after … [Read more...]

PowerPoint: Using the Reading View to Deliver a Presentation

This month we’re going to look at a new, often overlooked feature of PowerPoint: Using the Reading View to deliver a presentation. This feature was … [Read more...]

Become a Powerful PowerPoint Presenter

Before Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, it was difficult for you as the presenter to figure out which slide the audience saw and which one was on your … [Read more...]

The Eyedropper Tool in PowerPoint

More notes from the “Office Guy”: One of the things I’ve always been impressed with is the graphics capabilities built into PowerPoint, and in each … [Read more...]

The Screenshot Capture Tool in Microsoft Office

Notes from the “Office Guy” at Directions Training: Here’s another cool feature found in Microsoft Office that you might not be aware of. Now, when … [Read more...]

Slide Master in PowerPoint 2007

When you go to see a play, or watch a television show, you are aware that there must be a lot going on backstage. The lights come up and down, scenery … [Read more...]