FAQ: Showing Different Text Each Time a Slide Comes Up

FAQ: Showing Different Text Each Time a Slide Comes Up

I know there is the RSS news ticker feature. But, I wonder if we could have a word doc, excel file, or something with rows of text and set up a slide so that each time it comes up, it will randomly select a line of text to display? We wanted to do something like a...
PowerPoint Countdown Timer

PowerPoint Countdown Timer

A ticking countdown timer on a television screen is great to announce an event or launch of something. As a business owner or as a good leader in an office or company, you need to create awareness or trigger curiosity for an event. So, you are to announce your event...
The Best Software for Data Reporting

The Best Software for Data Reporting

“Data” and “report” are the two words you are well accustomed to, even though you may or may not have to deal with it every day. But in case you have to create reports and manage dashboards every single day, then you are already aware of how arduous it is to manually...
Dynamic Quotes in PowerPoint

Dynamic Quotes in PowerPoint

Customers all over the world use our DataPoint plugin for PowerPoint to run a real-time slideshow with up-to-date news, weather, key performance indicators, messages, etc. Some want to add inspirational or funny quotes to this slideshow to motivate personnel....
Countdown to New Year 2022

Countdown to New Year 2022

The last countdown event of the year is always the countdown that we all do; the countdown with family and friends to New Year. Think about Times Square, New York. That is the best example of counting down to New Year. You can create that same effect in your office,...
40+ Uses For DataPoint You May Not Have Thought Of

40+ Uses For DataPoint You May Not Have Thought Of

Here is a recording of a webinar we did showcasing a wide range of ways to use DataPoint and PowerPoint, including digital signage, multi-language presentations, news, weather, politics, live polls, and much more. Please hit the Like and Subscribe buttons on this...
PowerPoint Picture Slideshow

PowerPoint Picture Slideshow

Our customers often use PowerPoint to create menu boards and price lists. A good tip for price lists is to show your items for as long as possible. The risk of a PowerPoint price list is that you are going to use multiple slides to show all your items and...
Crypto Dashboard using PowerPoint

Crypto Dashboard using PowerPoint

In this video, we explore how to create a crypto dashboard in PowerPoint to show real-time pricing of cryptocurrencies. See the video above to see the crypto dashboard in PowerPoint in action. The first step whenever you are creating a data-driven PowerPoint...
Pokemon Board Game Re-Creation

Pokemon Board Game Re-Creation

Today’s story is from Torsten Maier, a student at Penn State. Torsten wanted to re-make a favorite Pokeman board game for his sister that they played in their childhood. Torsten didn’t want to make all the Pokemon tiles by hand, so he Googled ways to...
DataPoint gets TickerPoint functionality

DataPoint gets TickerPoint functionality

DataPoint is absorbing TickerPoint. We already have our DataPoint plugin to connect text boxes, and other PowerPoint shapes to real-time data and data sources. With a normal text box, text is shown: left aligned, centered, or right aligned. But the text is placed...
US Election Polls Data in PowerPoint

US Election Polls Data in PowerPoint

Elections are a great time for people who love data. In this video and article, we will show you some different ways to show US elections polls data in PowerPoint. Step 1: Assemble US Elections Poll Data The first step is to assemble the data. I found some US...
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...
New Rule to Change Text

New Rule to Change Text

We suspect that this little change or addition to our PowerPoint rules for text boxes and tables have a larger impact or desire for our DataPoint users. We have added a new rule action where you can specify first a condition, and when that condition is met.  You can...
New DataPoint Feature: Google Analytics Data Provider

New DataPoint Feature: Google Analytics Data Provider

Do you want to show your Google Analytics data, and KPI’s in real-time on a television screen? Or maybe you want to open your PowerPoint presentation or report with Google Analytics data, and immediately look at the latest updated information without doing a...
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...
New DataPoint Feature: Salesforce Data Provider

New DataPoint Feature: Salesforce Data Provider

We are happy to announce that our software engineers have released a new DataPoint feature. They have added a new data provider to the already extensive list of data providers. You can now connect your PowerPoint presentation to a Salesforce account to show or report...
Salesforce PowerPoint Integration Now Available

Salesforce PowerPoint Integration Now Available

We are very excited to announce that Salesforce PowerPoint integration is now available with our DataPoint software. This is a powerful new data source for your data-driven presentations, dashboards and reporting. What is Salesforce? Salesforce is one of the...
Facebook Page Data in PowerPoint

Facebook Page Data in PowerPoint

Gain more Facebook likes by showing your Facebook Likes counter in real-time at your shop. Visitors and customers will like to like your Facebook business page to get more promotions, news and updates from your company. You are working hard to be creative and social...
New: DataPoint 3.0 with Subscription

New: DataPoint 3.0 with Subscription

DataPoint is a software solution that can create real-time connections to any data source. It can extract data from a different sources and use them to present information in the form of infographics, charts, or graphs on your slides. This is a way of simplifying the...
Countdown to New Year 2020

Countdown to New Year 2020

The last countdown event of the year is always the countdown that we all do; the countdown with family and friends to New Year. Think about Times Square, New York. That is the best example of counting down to New Year.  You can create that same effect in your office,...
FAQ: Show the Last Value of an Excel Column

FAQ: Show the Last Value of an Excel Column

I want to show the last entry of a column in Excel in real-time. I have an excel file, in which a data (numbers) is added to a specific column. I would like to present the current number updated in the last row of the column in a text box every 1 sec. How can I do...
FAQ: Visual Numbers in PowerPoint

FAQ: Visual Numbers in PowerPoint

I use DataPoint to display real-time information from a database during an event.  When there is a value 30 in the database, then I want to display 30 icons at different locations on the screen.  Sort of a visual representation of a number while updating in real-time....
Weather in PowerPoint

Weather in PowerPoint

The question most often asked: What will the weather be today? Weather is omnipresent in our society. You see weather information in your newspaper, weather apps on your phone, you can track rain and thunderstorms online and more. No wonder that weather information is...
Randomize Data Rows on Your Slide

Randomize Data Rows on Your Slide

DataPoint is mostly used to display the latest information dynamically on your PowerPoint slide. But sometimes people want to display random stuff. Like the joke of the day, quote of the day, etc.For all of the 25 data providers that you have in DataPoint, you can set...
FAQ: Old Data On Slide While Transitioning

FAQ: Old Data On Slide While Transitioning

With DataPoint you can link text boxes to data sources like files and databases. When the dynamic text box is used on a slide with a transition, then you will see old data during the transition since PowerPoint has made a bitmap or cache of the slide and it uses that...
Infoscreen Software

Infoscreen Software

Technological advancement has led to the digitization of information. Digitized information allows you to know so much within a limited time frame. This can happen when the information is presented on an infoscreen with as few words as possible and with currently...

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