Where to ask for help?

Sometimes, you may encounter problems when using Microsoft Office PowerPoint or other Microsoft related products. Where can you ask for help?Microsoft has discussion groups that you can post your enquiries:http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspxYou can also use newsreader program such as Microsoft Outlook Express to access the PowerPoint newsgroup. Check out this wonderful PPT FAQ by PowerPoint MVP, Steve Rindsberg:http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00024.htmYou can also post in PowerPoint Yahoo! Group. Lesser activities here, but also contains useful posts which you can take a look at:http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/powerpoint/

PowerPoint Heaven’s Contributor

As revealed earlier, Jerry Lee will be joining our ranks as the next PowerPoint Heaven‘s Contributor. His contributions will be added onto PowerPoint Heaven in early December. Jerry specializes in designing with PowerPoint. Here’s a sneak preview of one of his best work:Figure 1: Cari Collection 2006

Animator Vs. Animation

Have you seen the flash, Animator Vs. Animation by Alan Becker? If you haven’t do so, take a look at it! And if you are interested, Animator Vs. Animation II is out!

Control Toolbox: Typing text during slide show

Using the control toolbox, you can allow typing of text during slide show. To achieve this, you will need to enable the control toolbox. Click View > Toolbars > Control Toolbox. Next, select the Text Box button in the control toolbox. Add the Text Box onto the slide and preview the slide show. You will now be able to type text in the slide show.

Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide

Paul Gibler, author of the blog PPT – Powerful Presentation Techniques (http://www.connectingdots.typepad.com/ppt/), has created a resource guide which includes a list of links to information and resources on PowerPoint, Presentation Skills and related topics. Paul would like to share this resource guide with us. Thanks Paul!You can check out the resource guide here: http://connectingdots.typepad.com/ppt/2006/10/powerpoint_pres.html

Win $1,500 in the Articulate Guru Awards Contest

Do you Articulate? Now’s your chance to win $1,500 in the Articulate Guru Awards Contest. Demonstrate your  skills by developing and submitting the best e-learning course using any combinations of Articulate authoring tools.Check this out for more information: http://blog.articulate.com/win-1500-in-the-articulate-guru-awards-contest/

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 top 10 benefits

Microsoft Office 2007 has been released to manufacturing on 6th Nov 2006 and the general availability will be around early 2007. For more information, you can check out these links: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/nov06/11-062007OfficeRTMPR.mspxhttp://blogs.msdn.com/jensenh/archive/2006/11/06/office-2007-released-to-manufacturing.aspxAlso, take a look at the top 10 benefits of PowerPoint 2007 here:http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/HA101650281033.aspxWhat’s new in PowerPoint 2007?http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint/HA100742261033.aspx?pid=CH101030561033