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How marvellous that the recent versions of Office automatically embed videos into PowerPoint instead of linking them. And how frustrating when you bundle up your multimedia presentation and someone else reports that the videos don’t play on their PC. This is an issue we’ve come across many times over the years, and it can be very tricky and time-consuming to troubleshoot, so we’ve developed a little tool to help.

Dec 2019
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At BrightCarbon we've started to think that Shutterstock may have overtaken iStock as the commercial stock-photo site of choice for finding photos for presentation design. It's Shutterstock vs. iStock in our breakdown of the best stock-photo site.

Dec 2019
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One of the ways we improve our PowerPoint productivity in PowerPoint is by using VBA code to automate and extend the functionality of PowerPoint. This article explains how to grab the code from our articles and use it in your PowerPoint project, so that you can take your productivity to the next level!

Dec 2019

    Microsoft PowerPoint is often considered the gold standard of presentation software but that doesn’t mean it can’t learn a thing or two from other players in the field. So we’ve whittled down our 9 favourite Google Slides features that we think Microsoft could take on board!

    Dec 2019
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    “PowerPoint found a problem with content …” Uh oh! Corrupt PowerPoint files are a headache and a bit of a mystery to the best of us. Here are some helpful tips that will rescue your slides and get you back on track.

    Dec 2019
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    As presentation nerds, we at BrightCarbon have had plenty of opportunity to get to know ins and outs of Google’s browser-based presentation tool. This guide will cover everything you need to know about Google Slides - from the very basics to the most advanced features - and will provide you with the know-how to make brilliant slides, quickly and easily.

    Dec 2019

      Jamie Garroch puts the ‘power’ in PowerPoint add-ins. He’s written code for dozens of amazing functionality boosters, some for specific organizations and some available for all users, and he's joining the BrightCarbon team! Read on to learn about the experience that Jamie is bringing to BrightCarbon and how it will help clients and the presentation community use PowerPoint more effectively.

      Dec 2019

        Keeping track of all your company slides is a challenge, especially if you don’t have a proper intranet or server system. SlideKick is PowerPoint add-in that manages presentation content for a flat annual fee. It helps you to make your presentation assets readily available to other users, give everyone the most current information, and quickly search within content.

        Dec 2019

          We’ve compiled a list of the most used - and most useful - keyboard shortcuts for Google Slides, so you can create amazing presentations that are quicker, smarter and slicker than ever before!

          Dec 2019
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          Google has recently introduced some long-anticipated upgrades to basic features, and some entirely new tools too. We’ve taken a look and written up a general overview of what’s new, so you can make the most of these new features and get the best out of Google Slides.

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