Creating a spinning globe in PowerPoint

New update on PowerPoint Heaven. Added a Spinning Globe Showcase which can be found in the Animations page under Showcase category. This is a showcase featuring a spinning globe (Earth). All graphics and animations are created using PowerPoint, with the exception of the World Map image. This showcase also contains a semi tutorial which shows you some globe shading techniques and explains how a spinning globe effect can be achieved.

Scrolling Ticker Effect tutorial

The scrolling ticker effect tutorial in PowerPoint Heaven has been updated. The tutorial now includes solution for applying onto multiple slides in PowerPoint 2002/XP and above, and single slide for PowerPoint 2000 and below. Tutorial is available at: http://pptheaven.mvps.org/tutorials/ticker.html

It’s a new day. It’s a new office.

Have a look at Microsoft’s site on Microsoft Office 2007. It includes the improvements and facts on Office 2007. The most interesting section which I like, is actually “The Films”. Check this out: http://www.microsoft.com/office/newday/default.mspx

Pointer’s Way is back!

The good old Pointer’s Way is back! Completely redesigned, with the addition of new killer obstacles, unique credits system and no boss levels. Pointer’s Way (2007) is now available for download in PowerPoint Heaven. Also, check out the trailer and gameplay video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azvdkV3T6Mc

Pointer’s Way 2007

Fikree’s best PowerPoint game series, the new Pointer’s Way is finally out. Play through 70 levels and meet new killer obstacles.  The game will be made available in PowerPoint Heaven soon. It is now available at: http://files.filefront.com/Pointers_Way_2007/;7763283;;/fileinfo.html

Your Best Moment In PowerPoint 2007 Contest

A good but slightly late news here. iFilm is currently organizing a PowerPoint 2007 contest. All you have to do is to make a slideshow about your best life achievement using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 and enter it to win a cash prize. The cash prizes are: 1st – $10,000 2nd – $2007 3rd – $2007 Submissions must not be later than 11:59 p.m. ET, on June 24, 2007. Thanks to Alison for the information!For more information about the contest, check out: http://www.ifilm.com/powerpoint/  

Animation Experiments

There are two animations added on PowerPoint Experimental Lab: Old Film, and Speech Bubble Popup. These are the current animations i’m playing around with. Hope you guys like it: http://pptheaven.mvps.org/experimental.html