Multiplex Animation

PowerPoint is sometimes used as a software to create image slideshow, where album consisting multiple images are displayed through the entire slideshow. With that, here are some interesting Multiplex animations that you can achieve by combining different animations, tweaking timings and images etc. 7 Multiplex animations are demonstrated. 1 – Cross Dissolve, which leverage on random bars. 2 – Diamond Strips, which made use of multiple Strips. 3 – Quartz, which made use of shape and wheel to achieve quartz effect. 4 – Multi-Checkered, which consists of dual checker board effects, 5 – Complex Blinds, which is an advance blind … Continue reading Multiplex Animation

Quick Tip: Quick formatting in PowerPoint 2013

Formatting in PowerPoint can become a hassle if you can’t find the feature you need. While Ribbon has improved the ease of use, there are still time where you will find yourself randomly scrolling through the tabs to get what you need. Fortunately, PowerPoint 2013 made it even easier for you to format your objects without the need to go through the ribbon. To do so, simply right click on the object you are editing. This will bring up a quick format toolbar which provides different format tools depending on what you are editing. For instance, right clicking on 1) … Continue reading Quick Tip: Quick formatting in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint Quick Access Toolbar customization

Ribbon has been introduced since PowerPoint 2007 (also the rest of Office programs) and it has pretty much replaced the old styled toolbar in PowerPoint 2003 and earlier versions. With Ribbon, commands are now easier to look for if you are not familiar with PowerPoint. However, there are some who still preferred the old small icons in PowerPoint 2003 and earlier. To achieve this, one can make use of the Quick access toolbar. This toolbar is available by default at the top left hand corner of PowerPoint 2007 and above, with 4 default commands – Save, Undo, Redo, Start from … Continue reading PowerPoint Quick Access Toolbar customization

Vector Shine effect

Gradient can be a useful tool to create effects. Here’s a demonstration of vector shine effect done in PowerPoint using shapes, background and gradient formatting. 

Text formatting technqiue

PowerPoint offers various ways for you to format your objects. In this article, we will concentrate mainly on text. With text formatting, you get to several options such as Fills (Solid, gradient, picture or texture and pattern fill), outline, shadow, reflections, and the list goes on. If you choose not to meddle with these options, you can also leverage on WordArt which provides a list of pre-configured formatting for you to use. While formatting offers wide variety of features for you to play around with, there is still a limitation to it, which would be that you are only able … Continue reading Text formatting technqiue