Category Archives: Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

Microsoft Office – creating chart showing only weekdays

I have some Excel data that only shows data for week days as I do not work weekends. However, when I came to chart it, it put the weekend dates in, showing blanks. This wasn’t what I wanted. Right-click on … Continue reading

Posted in Excel 365, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Excel 2013, Microsoft Excel 2016, Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Microsoft Word 2013, Microsoft Word 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft PowerPoint – how can I stop my hyperlink changing colour when it is clicked

Not everyone is using PowerPoint for presentations; some use it to produce notices or reports. If you are creating something to put on a wall, you don’t want some hyperlinks to be differently coloured to others. The reason this happens … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft PowerPoint – entering text in Outline view

If you are a speedy typist, you don’t want to have to keep reaching for the mouse every time you want to move from a title to a bulleted list on a PowerPoint slide, or even from one slide to … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft PowerPoint – changing default font and font size in text boxes

I was asked by a client yesterday about whether she could change the default size for text within text boxes. In the most up-to-date versions of PowerPoint, the default font is Calibri, size 18. However, many companies expect employees to … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Transform a bulleted list to SmartArt – Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2016

You may want to create a slide, showing the stages in a process, which will look better if not in a straightforward bulleted list. To start with, select the bulleted list from which to create the diagram. On the Home … Continue reading

Posted in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 | Tagged , | 1 Comment