The PowerPoint Selection Pane

The PowerPoint Selection Pane

There is a tool or pane in PowerPoint that everybody should know about and use, but in practice it turns out that not many are aware of this pane, or do not use it at all: the PowerPoint Selection Pane. And we all have been in a situation where you could use this...
FAQ: PowerPoint Recurring Slides

FAQ: PowerPoint Recurring Slides

Hi, I’m currently figuring out if this software will be right for our company. I’m using information from an Excel sheet. Could you please tell me how to duplicate the exact same slide & properties, just with the different information per row? I hope...
Masterclass in PowerPoint Design

Masterclass in PowerPoint Design

Here is the recording of Richard Goring’s “Masterclass in PowerPoint Design” presentation at our Presentation Ideas Europe 2020 online conference.  About PresentationPoint Case Studies: How People Use Our Software Presentation Ideas Europe Your...
Automating PowerPoint from Excel

Automating PowerPoint from Excel

When automating PowerPoint data presentations, Excel worksheets are a great tool to use. You can open a presentation and always see the latest Excel info on your slides. No more copying over your Excel data to PowerPoint in order to present or distribute it. Or maybe...
Building Effective Dashboards

Building Effective Dashboards

PowerPoint presentations are very time efficient and effective. Not only do they erase the burden of having to read a large chunk of text, they also afford you the opportunity to see the most important information instantly. With PowerPoint, data can be presented...
If You Use PowerPoint for a Living…

If You Use PowerPoint for a Living…

Some of us use PowerPoint as a tool from time to time for business presentations. But for some of us, PowerPoint is more than that. Some of us use PowerPoint for a living… What kind of people use PowerPoint for a living? Here are a few examples: Professional...
Reordering Columns in PowerPoint Table

Reordering Columns in PowerPoint Table

Our DataPoint software product is a great aid for linking PowerPoint tables to data sources for real-time updates. For this article, we will run the linking steps. You can use any data source like a database or Excel sheet. For the full instructions for the Excel...
PowerPoint versus Excel

PowerPoint versus Excel

PowerPoint™ and Excel™. Two popular Microsoft products used extensively in business. But which one is more powerful for creating business reports? Since a lot of the data needed for reports is often already in Excel, many people automatically use Excel...
How to use Variables in DataPoint?

How to use Variables in DataPoint?

And again we can introduce a great new feature of DataPoint; the use of variables in your custom sql statements. Let’s explain what this is. You want to create a nice data driven presentation. A sales presentation on a given product for distribution to your...
Snapshot Presentations

Snapshot Presentations

What are Snapshot Presentations? A DataPoint-enabled presentation is a normal PowerPoint presentation that is linked to data sources via the DataPoint add-on. First you set up your data connections and then you start linking these data connections to text boxes,...
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