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Using SmartArt Graphics to Make a Timeline in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac
Using SmartArt Graphics to Make a Timeline in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

A timeline can be very useful to display a list of events in chronological order using a graphic design. Recently we have published an article explaining how to use editable timeline templates in PowerPoint to make timelines. Naturally there are other approaches that you can follow to make event timelines in PowerPoint. If you are using PowerPoint 2011 for Mac […]

How To Edit the Timeline Template in PowerPoint
How To Edit the Timeline Template in PowerPoint

Timelines are a very powerful tool while making presentations for project management and planning. In a timeline it is common to find labels of events and milestones with dates on points where these events would have happened along the time. If you are using our creative timeline template designs for PowerPoint you may want to consider editing the timeline content in order […]

How To Change Author Name in PowerPoint 2013
How To Change Author Name in PowerPoint 2013

There are many reasons why you may consider to change or remove your name from a PowerPoint presentation or Microsoft Office document (also applies to Word and Excel). Privacy is one of the most claimed reasons. Author name, subject, keywords, presentation title, creation date, etc. help to identify the document’s topic or content and it is […]

Working with PowerPoint Shapes to Make Editable Slides
Working with PowerPoint Shapes to Make Editable Slides

PowerPoint shapes are very powerful while creating PowerPoint presentations and templates. By working with PowerPoint shapes you have the opportunity to use objects that are very easy to edit. In this article we will explain how to create a very basic shape from a picture and make it editable so we can easily change the shape properties like color, shadows, 3D styles, etc. A […]

Using Find & Replace in PowerPoint 2013
Using Find & Replace in PowerPoint 2013

Using Find & Replace in PowerPoint you can easily replace any occurrence  of text. Either the find tool or Find & Replace feature in PowerPoint can be very helpful for any presenter and presentation designer. It can be used to replace content on each slide but also to replace titles, content in footer or header […]

How To Use Edit Points Functionality in PowerPoint Shapes
How To Use Edit Points Functionality in PowerPoint Shapes

Introduction to Paths Every PowerPoint Shape is created with the use of points and lines. Those points are connected with the lines and afterwards the line’s “curvature” is edited in order to give the shape the desired aspect. This kind of digital drawing is called “path drawing” and consists of the definition of starting and […]

How To Create a PowerPoint Presentation of Financial Statements
How To Create a PowerPoint Presentation of Financial Statements

At SlideModel.com we receive several help requests from our users regarding Financial Analysis PowerPoint Presentations, mainly the presentation of Financial Statements data. We have previously wrote about this topic in our post Financial Statement Templates For PowerPoint Presentations with the objective to help users summarize relevant data and communicate the important conclusion extracted from the statements. The […]

Rotating A Picture in PowerPoint 2013
Rotating A Picture in PowerPoint 2013

Sometimes one has the perfect picture for a presentation that seems to be crooked or needs to be rotated to correct its alignment. At other moments, one might simply want to rotate an image to present a different perspective before an audience. Luckily, you need not to waste time using an image editor to rotate […]

How To Change Page Orientation in PowerPoint 2013
How To Change Page Orientation in PowerPoint 2013

The page orientation in a presentation slide is the way in which the rectangular slide is oriented for normal viewing while presenting. The two most common types of orientation are portrait and landscape and these are the two formats available in Microsoft PowerPoint. In PowerPoint it is very easy to change the page orientation from landscape to […]