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

Control Toolbox: Typing text during slide show 2

Earlier on, we talked about typing text during slide show. The problem with the textbox is that you cannot go beyond two lines, hence, if you are intending to throw in a long chunk of text in it, it won’t work. Here’s two quick adjustments you will need to do to resolve this. First of all, follow what the previous tutorial has mentioned to create the textbox from Control Toolox.Next, Right click on the textbox, select Properties.Look for MultiLine, set it to true. This will allow you to go beyond two lines of text.Look for Scrollbars, set it to 2 … Continue reading Control Toolbox: Typing text during slide show 2

PointClips

www.pointclips.comPointClips is a new site with unqiue PowerPoint artwork and icons, all hand-drawn entirely in PowerPoint using the built-in tools. You can download the 5 free PowerPoint Objects and see how those are professionally done. Check out these professional artwork now!

News – PowerPoint Heaven

Several news here on what you will be expecting for PowerPoint Heaven:Pointer’s Way 4 – Unfortunately, this game will be scrapped according to the creator, Fikree. Due to some technical issues, the project has been discarded and will be replaced by a new form of Pointer’s Way which we hope will be available in coming August or September 2007.Jerry, Zzangdol and Sandy’s works – I still have a few of their works unpublished, mainly for Jerry and Zzangdol’s. Hence, expect to see lots of their works on the next few updates.New contributors – We have two new contributors, one for tutorials and the … Continue reading News – PowerPoint Heaven