Problem: PowerPoint Slideshow Freezes on a Slide

Problem: PowerPoint Slideshow Freezes on a Slide

In some conditions, a PowerPoint slideshow that is set up as a kiosk slideshow, and thus intended to run continuously without user interactions, might freeze on a given slide. After running normal for hours or even days, sometimes the slideshow freezes, apparently...
How Auction Houses Use Data Driven Presentations

How Auction Houses Use Data Driven Presentations

Critical data driven television output Most, if not all, auction houses use data driven presentations, like here on this image, a recent record-breaking auction at Sotheby’s. With a data driven and, more important, real-time presentation, you can display bidding...
Problem: Truncated Texts of Excel Connections

Problem: Truncated Texts of Excel Connections

DataPoint users report that sometimes information of an Excel file is not showing at full length or that text data is truncated or cut off. When we have a closer look at this problem, we always see that the first 255 characters of the Excel cell are read into the...
Correct PowerPoint Aspect Ratio: 4:3 or 16:9

Correct PowerPoint Aspect Ratio: 4:3 or 16:9

Last week, I checked in at a nice hotel. Close to the reception desk, there was a big television screen mounted to the wall. It played an hotel promotion video showing the rooms, facilities, restaurants etc. A wide-screen or typical 16:9 movie on a typical television...
Annoying Cursor Visible in PowerPoint Kiosk Presentations

Annoying Cursor Visible in PowerPoint Kiosk Presentations

Microsoft learns you that, by default, the pointer or cursor in a slideshow, hides automatically after three seconds of inactivity. The pointer reappears when you move the mouse. There are scenarios possible where the pointer is not hidden automatically when using...
20 Ways to Show Real-Time Weather Information

20 Ways to Show Real-Time Weather Information

We just added a professional designed PowerPoint template to our Dynamic Weather add-on. This add-on for Microsoft PowerPoint allows the user to add real-time weather information of an unlimited number of cities to your weather information screen. Check out this brand...

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