Inception, in PowerPoint!

Have you watched the movie Inception? Well, if you had (or even if you hadn’t), here’s a Christmas gift in the form of PowerPoint! In this PowerPoint, a presentation is embedded within a presentation which is embedded in yet another presentation and it goes on. Don’t get it? Well, open up the presentation and go deeper into the presentation by clicking on the center of the slideshow till you reach the final state! You will see then see snow, greetings and.. Merry Christmas! Press ‘Esc’ to kick yourself out of each presentation. Have fun 🙂 For PowerPoint 2010: Download nowFor … Continue reading Inception, in PowerPoint!

Create timer with PowerPoint

If you need to perform a countdown or break timer during your presentation, PowerPoint does the job. In fact, there are many ready-made PowerPoint timers out on the web that you can easily access to and the methods of executing them range from the use of PowerPoint animations to VBA. Here’s another neat way you can try out if you are new to PowerPoint and want a quick and easy way to create a timer in PowerPoint. In traditional timer using animations, editing the numbers manually can be cumbersome. Imagine you are going to do a 1 minute counter or … Continue reading Create timer with PowerPoint

No diagonal wipe transition on PowerPoint 2007

Another good reason to upgrade to PowerPoint 2010. When it comes to software, you would normally want to have absolute control over settings, especially the minor details. Just a few months back, I came to realize that PowerPoint 2007 does not offer diagonal wipe transition, instead, it has diagonal strips transitions where the edge is checkered instead of straight. What’s the fuss, you may ask? Firstly, the position where I have placed my title and the template I am using, a diagonal wipe is the perfect transition to use. Secondly, I have to port it over to a seminar room with only … Continue reading No diagonal wipe transition on PowerPoint 2007