Dynamic PowerPoint Font Size Scaling

Dynamic PowerPoint Font Size Scaling

A text box is the most used shape on your PowerPoint slides and it can comes in various flavors and colors. A text box can simply contain one word, multiple words or maybe multiple lines of text. But how do you handle variable text that might range from 10 characters...
Live Doppler Radar Image in PowerPoint

Live Doppler Radar Image in PowerPoint

It is summer now at the northern hemisphere and in summer you can have severe weather conditions and thunderstorms. Most of the times, people get warned for this type of weather so that they can secure everything around the house.  Weather web sites are regularly...
Infographic Maker: PowerPoint

Infographic Maker: PowerPoint

In this article, we will explore how PowerPoint can be used as an infographic maker. What is an Infographic? An infographic is a graphic, VISUAL representation of data or information you are trying to convey. It goes beyond just charts by combining the visual...
FAQ: How to Generate PowerPoint Certificates?

FAQ: How to Generate PowerPoint Certificates?

In this article, we answer a customers’s question about getting data into PowerPoint certificates. I have the names in an excel document and I have a designated text field within a PowerPoint slide (which is where I have the certificate currently). I was going...
Live Twitter Feed for Business

Live Twitter Feed for Business

In this article, we will explore how a live Twitter feed can help your business. Twitter has over 330 million active users who send over 500 million tweets a day. Twitter provides businesses an opportunity to engage in real-time with their users. Your live Twitter...
KPI Dashboard Example: HD Supply

KPI Dashboard Example: HD Supply

Today we look at a real life case study how one of our customers uses our software to create a custom KPI dashboard. A KPI dashboard is where you use software to report your key performance indicators (KPIs) in real time. HD Supply Holdings Inc. is one of the largest...
FAQ: How to Use Linked Pictures

FAQ: How to Use Linked Pictures

In our new FAQ section we discuss a frequently asked question that we get in at our helpdesk. This time we were asked how to use linked pictures for events on slides and we want to share this question and its possible solutions with you. I am working with a small...
Twitter Wall with PowerPoint

Twitter Wall with PowerPoint

  In this article, we will discuss how you can use our tools to create a Twitter wall. We revised our Twitter data provider and it can now display a profile image and the featured image of a Tweet. In this example, we will create a Twitter wall feed from a PowerPoint...
Microsoft Outlook Data Files Support for DataPoint

Microsoft Outlook Data Files Support for DataPoint

OutlookPoint was our add-on for Microsoft Outlook to read out information from your Outlook store.  OutlookPoint running in your Outlook application was continuously exporting your chosen data to an OutlookPoint Microsoft Access database.  But that has changed as of...
New Data Provider for Microsoft Yammer Network

New Data Provider for Microsoft Yammer Network

And again we added a new data provider to DataPoint.  This new data provider allows you to connect to your Microsoft Yammer business network and display messages in real-time on the slides of your information screen. Click to open DataPoint and click the List button...
PowerPoint Dashboard – How to Add Gauges

PowerPoint Dashboard – How to Add Gauges

A PowerPoint dashboard with real-time data on gauges is very easy to build with the DataPoint for PowerPoint add-on. Use DataPoint to connect your Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to a data source of your choice. Often databases and spreadsheets are used. Let’s...
Meeting Room Booking System: Exchange & PowerPoint

Meeting Room Booking System: Exchange & PowerPoint

Here is how to use Microsoft Exchange and PowerPoint as a meeting room booking system. You see those tablet devices hanging next to the door of a meeting rooms in offices. This discretely display meeting information and you can see who is having a meeting and when...
Google Sheets PowerPoint Integration

Google Sheets PowerPoint Integration

Next to Google Calendar, there is another great Google service in the cloud: Google Sheets. It is a spreadsheet application, like Microsoft Excel, but then hosted in the cloud. The best part of Google Sheets feature is that you only need an internet browser to access...
Exchange Connectivity Feature added to DataPoint

Exchange Connectivity Feature added to DataPoint

With the latest update of DataPoint, we released a new data provider – Microsoft Exchange connectivity. A new data provider to connect your presentation to Microsoft Exchange data is added to the already long list of possible data providers. This is the 25th...
Dynamic Charts and Graphs in PowerPoint

Dynamic Charts and Graphs in PowerPoint

Charts are great to visualize data. Look at a simple bar chart. It visualizes information and immediately plots the information on an X and Y axis. Products compared to countries, teams compared to productivity, and so on. Or a pie chart. See what part of the pie is...
Countdown to New Year in PowerPoint

Countdown to New Year in PowerPoint

Create your own DIY PowerPoint presentation that counts down automatically to New Year. Set a target date, January 1 2018, and run your slide show. The slide will count down the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds. Our DataPoint add-on for PowerPoint, or our...
Countdown to Christmas in PowerPoint

Countdown to Christmas in PowerPoint

Create your own DIY PowerPoint presentation that counts down automatically to Christmas. Set a target date, December 25, and run your slide show. The slide will count down the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds. Our DataPoint add-on for PowerPoint, or our...
Automatic Text Replacements of Data

Automatic Text Replacements of Data

Recently, a DataPoint user was looking after a feature in DataPoint to replace or remove some unwanted characters coming from his database. We assisted him for a solution. We came up with a new addition to DataPoint where you have the option to scan all the database...
Hurricane Tracker – Create Your Own in PowerPoint

Hurricane Tracker – Create Your Own in PowerPoint

The long dreaded Category 5 Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, were millions of residents have fled the streets of Miami Beach, and the hurricane continues north towards Tampa Georgia. Already, 23 people have suffered the wrath of the deadly storm and Islands...
PowerPoint Report Builder Add-on

PowerPoint Report Builder Add-on

PowerPoint is great software that lets you handle all your presentations in an easy manner. It is ideal to display charts and graphs and can even be used to build dashboard software. However, if you explore this amazing software, you will find that it is not...
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 Tables with Real-Time Data

PowerPoint Tables with Real-Time Data

PowerPoint tables are really the most flexible shape that you can place on PowerPoint slides. A text box is great too because you can fully customize the text box individually, but a table is more flexible since it combines quickly a number of rows and columns that...
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 to create...
Data Visualization Using PowerPoint

Data Visualization Using PowerPoint

PowerPoints have been used for many business presentations and data visualization for many years. They are frequently used because they allow a huge amount of data to be shown on one side and they are easy to use. PowerPoint has received a few upgrades over the years,...
Visual PA System in PowerPoint

Visual PA System in PowerPoint

What is a Visual PA System and how do you create one? According to Wikipedia, a Public Address System or PA system is an electronic sound amplification and distribution system with a microphone, amplifier and loudspeakers, used to allow a person to speak to a large...
Data Presentation – What is It?

Data Presentation – What is It?

Our business is data driven presentations. But what is a data presentation exactly? Let me try to explain that to you with a real life situation. When you are travelling, you arrive in the airport and the first thing that you will do when you enter the airport...
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...
Case Study: As Belgium Town Hall

Case Study: As Belgium Town Hall

As is a small town of about 8,200 people in the province of Limburg in Belgium. As is also the home of PresentationPoint. The town hall of As helps clients every day. They used to have an “open” waiting room concept but this didn’t offer much privacy...
How to Use the DataPoint Data Cache?

How to Use the DataPoint Data Cache?

PresentationPoint added a new cool feature to its DataPoint product.  Your data driven PowerPoint presentations can now benefit from a local data cache in PowerPoint. All data is retrieved from the servers each time you open a data driven presentation, internet web...
How to Put the Data File in a Network Share?

How to Put the Data File in a Network Share?

Displaying real-time information in a running slide show is what our DataPoint add-on does. So you set up a link to your data file(s) like a text file, Excel file, or simple Microsoft Access database, and you run the slide show. But how can you update your data file...
PowerPoint Text To Speech using DataPoint

PowerPoint Text To Speech using DataPoint

We listen to our customers. That is for sure. This is a typical sample. After that we released our update notification sound earlier, a user was requesting PowerPoint text to speech capabilities. Believe it or not, less than 2 weeks later, it was implemented and...
Bluetooth Button for Queue Management Systems

Bluetooth Button for Queue Management Systems

Waiting rooms are common in government offices, medical facilities, banks, bakeries, butcher shops and other offices. Managing waiting queues effectively is critical to your customer and patient well-being. In this article, we will show you how to use a Bluetooth...
Super Bowl Live Score

Super Bowl Live Score

The Super Bowl is thought by many to be the United States’ biggest sporting event. In this article, we will show you how to display the Super Bowl live score in PowerPoint. This can be used for: Digital Signage: Show the Super Bowl live score to patrons of your...
Notification Sound on Data Update in PowerPoint

Notification Sound on Data Update in PowerPoint

PowerPoint as Information Screen You are on the right track already when you display real-time data on a television or computer screen with Microsoft PowerPoint. Like a message board or information screen in your company, school or factory. DataPoint technology can be...
Waiting Queue Management System in PowerPoint

Waiting Queue Management System in PowerPoint

Our software is often used as queue management software for banks, attractions and waiting rooms. You enter the waiting area of a building and pick your number and then wait until your number is displayed.  With the number that you got from the ticket dispenser, you...
Digital Signage at Churches

Digital Signage at Churches

Digital Signage at Churches After researching several products from larger more technical to smaller solutions, we settled on DataPoint by PresentationPoint. We needed a solution for our new facility that would accommodate a flexible display and presentation for the...
How to Use the Find and Replace on DataPoint Connections

How to Use the Find and Replace on DataPoint Connections

With DataPoint you link your PowerPoint presentation to various databases and files. Some people set up many different connections in one presentation. But at a given day, you have to change some data. Maybe the username, the name of the file or the path to your data...
Working Faster with DataPoint Copy and Paste

Working Faster with DataPoint Copy and Paste

Sometimes you use DataPoint extensively. Not just where you assign a dynamic value from your database, but more like rules and formatting, replacement texts, ticker definitions etc. A lot of work on one text box only, while you maybe have many other similar text boxes...
Multiscreen Digital Menu Boards

Multiscreen Digital Menu Boards

What do you do when your restaurant menu is too awesome to fit on just one screen? Go multiscreen! Here are some tips on how to create multiscreen digital menu boards. Here is some software we will be using to manage this process. PowerPoint – PowerPoint handles...
How to Display Live Election Results in PowerPoint

How to Display Live Election Results in PowerPoint

It’s election time and people are clamoring for the latest up-to-date polling or voting information. In this article, we’ll discuss how to display live election results in a PowerPoint presentation. How can this be used? This could be used by broadcasters...
How to Link an Internet Image to PowerPoint

How to Link an Internet Image to PowerPoint

Introduction In today’s blog article, we will show you how you can insert and link a picture of a web site into your PowerPoint slide. Often, we are asked to display weather maps or traffic maps on an information screen.  We will show you the easy steps on how...
Working with Dark Sky Weather API on your Weather Display

Working with Dark Sky Weather API on your Weather Display

You need a good data source if you want to display real-time weather information on your information display. A good source is the Dark Sky Weather API, formerly known as Forecast.io. You can sign up as a user to start accessing the weather API. We start with this...
How to use your Own Weather Icon Set

How to use your Own Weather Icon Set

Real-time weather information can be shown with the DataPoint and Dynamic Weather PowerPoint add-ons. Those add-ons connect to a given weather API to retrieve the current weather condition and the conditions for the next couple of days. The condition is typically...
Manufacturing KPI Dashboard with PowerPoint

Manufacturing KPI Dashboard with PowerPoint

A car’s dashboard gives you vital up-to-date information about your car’s performance. Similarly, a manufacturing KPI dashboard gives you a visual, at-a-glance method, of monitoring your manufacturing Key Performance Indicators. There are hundreds of...
Live RSS News in PowerPoint

Live RSS News in PowerPoint

Recently DataPoint got a few new data providers. Before, we already had a RSS data provider in DataPoint, but we decided to add a new RSS data provider with more functionality. First of all, all featured photos are copied locally, only once, before they are being...
Filter Data in PowerPoint

Filter Data in PowerPoint

Our DataPoint tool for Microsoft PowerPoint is great to display in real-time database information on your slides. For databases, you use an SQL statement to retrieve the informations that you want. With the SQL statement you can select the data of one or more tables,...
Live Yahoo Weather in PowerPoint

Live Yahoo Weather in PowerPoint

Let’s bring this static PowerPoint presentation to live with real-time weather information. For this article, we will use the Yahoo Weather data provider as we have in our DataPoint for PowerPoint add-on. We will start with this static designed presentation....
Microsoft SharePoint Integration with PowerPoint

Microsoft SharePoint Integration with PowerPoint

Let’s dive deeper into Microsoft SharePoint and its connectivity with PowerPoint. SharePoint is a browser-based collaboration and document management platform. At this moment, you can’t use PowerPoint and display SharePoint information in real-time on your...
KPI Reporting Using PowerPoint

KPI Reporting Using PowerPoint

What is KPI reporting? Quite simply, KPI reporting is how you report your key performance indicators (KPI’s) to your management and team. Think of KPIs as the business equivalent of how health is measured for your body. When you go for your checkup, your doctor...
Hotel Digital Signage

Hotel Digital Signage

Hotels are fast paced, ever-changing environments with new people and events every day. To keep up with hotel conferences, events and advertising, top hotels around the world are adding hotel digital signage to their facilities. Hotel digital signage displays...
PowerPoint Clock with Date & Time Display

PowerPoint Clock with Date & Time Display

We have 2 possible scenarios for displaying a PowerPoint clock. This is a dedicated time add-on for using a PowerPoint clock to display the time or date in a presentation. This is very easy to use and can use a clock, calendar, count down, timer etc. If you need to...
Event Software using Google Calendar

Event Software using Google Calendar

It is summer and in the summer people go to festivals and concerts. Let’s put together event software to create an information screen for concerts where you display the upcoming events on a television screen. Information of the events is stored in a Google...
Facebook Display on PowerPoint Slides

Facebook Display on PowerPoint Slides

With the last update on DataPoint, you can now link your PowerPoint slides in real-time to a Facebook page. Now you can create a Facebook display page on PowerPoint to display a page’s description, address information, number of likes, check-ins, talking about...
Weather Display with Forecast.io / Dark Sky API

Weather Display with Forecast.io / Dark Sky API

We have 3 possible scenarios for displaying weather. This is a dedicated weather add-on for PowerPoint to display weather information in a presentation. This is very easy to use and it can show current weather information and forecasts. If you need to display the...
Create a KPI Dashboard Using PowerPoint

Create a KPI Dashboard Using PowerPoint

  KPI dashboards are becoming increasing important to companies and organizations because they let management see key performance indicators as to the health and processes at a glance. In this video/article, we will show you how to set up a KPI dashboard using...
PresentationPoint Adds 6 New Data Providers to PowerPoint

PresentationPoint Adds 6 New Data Providers to PowerPoint

With the next release of DataPoint, PresentationPoint adds 6 more data providers to the list. A data provider is a connectivity layer in DataPoint to link your PowerPoint shapes to data sources like databases, XML, Excel and other files. Earlier this year, we added...
Flexible Column Selection for Dynamic Tables

Flexible Column Selection for Dynamic Tables

Every week we get the question on how you can prevent all columns of your dataset that are copied one by one in the table on your PowerPoint slide. People use DataPoint to link to data of any format and then display this information in real-time in PowerPoint tables....
Link Text files and CSV data in PowerPoint

Link Text files and CSV data in PowerPoint

Text and CSV files are databases in the most simplest form. You don’t need a specific database server software. You just store the data in a text file. Unencrypted, unprotected, no compression and no intelligent indexing system on it. In most cases, a text file...
KPI Dashboard: Lundins Case Study

KPI Dashboard: Lundins Case Study

Our clients are extremely creative and come up with ways to use our products that often astonish us. So we thought we would share some case studies as to how our clients make real-life use of our software tools within their businesses or organization. Today, we are...
Display real-time oData in PowerPoint

Display real-time oData in PowerPoint

OData or Open Data Protocol, allows you to connect to RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way.  Typically you will find an oData service with one or more resources with data. DataPoint allows you to connect to an oData service (and more). You can use DataPoint to...
BI Reporting Tools: PowerPoint

BI Reporting Tools: PowerPoint

When you think of Business Intelligence (BI) reporting tools, PowerPoint might not come to mind. Here are some great reasons why PowerPoint deserves to be in your kit of BI reporting tools. Ease of Use Data Connections Dashboarding Total Customization Add-Ons Ease of...
Display JSON Data in PowerPoint

Display JSON Data in PowerPoint

Our DataPoint add-on for PowerPoint allows you to connect your presentation to a JSON file or data source, and then display this JSON information in real-time on your information screen or in your PowerPoint reports. JSON or JavaScript Object Notation is a lightweight...
How to Fix Long Dynamic Texts with DataPoint

How to Fix Long Dynamic Texts with DataPoint

When you use our DataPoint technology to display real-time information on your PowerPoint slides, then you are displaying dynamic information from a data source. Typical for dynamic values, is that you have no real control over the minimum or maximum length of the...
Use Pictures and Picture Sliders on your Slides

Use Pictures and Picture Sliders on your Slides

Today’s article will show you how you can insert images or pictures on your PowerPoint slides. Basically there are 3 ways to display images on a PowerPoint slide: a single picture in a picture box or a background image on your slide or, and this is special, a...
Learn how to Display Real-Time Tweets in PowerPoint

Learn how to Display Real-Time Tweets in PowerPoint

Terrorist attacks, disasters, shootings and so on, keeps us tied to the news and we watch as many news channels as possible. News papers, news websites, Facebook, Twitter, radio and so on. With the recent terrorist attacks, we probably all have the same behaviour. We...
Dynamic Presentations

Dynamic Presentations

We’ve all been there. Sitting in a darkened room, watching a boring presentation with a speaker with a droning voice, reading bullet point after bullet point of largely data. ZZZZZZZZ. Instead of the usual boring PowerPoint presentations, why not give dynamic...
Display Stock Quotes in PowerPoint

Display Stock Quotes in PowerPoint

Stock Quotes Data Sources In today’s article we will show you, how you can create a real-time information screen for your company, where you display real-time stock quotes information on your monitor. DataPoint technology is used here, as a PowerPoint add-on, to...
Data Driven Screens for Hospitals

Data Driven Screens for Hospitals

Committed to flexibility and adding value, PresentationPoint has drawn from the field of a data science to imitate and develop accurate data analysis using digital signage, to transform the way we look at health at the individual and global level! It is true that the...
Linked Tables in PowerPoint

Linked Tables in PowerPoint

We all know the places where you have such information screens displaying a list. Look at flight information at an airport, departing trains at a station, job listings, movies in a cinema, exhibitions etc. They are all look similar. At the first row you will find some...
Data Rules or Conditional Formatting in PowerPoint

Data Rules or Conditional Formatting in PowerPoint

Real-time data on your information screen is hot to look at, and not that difficult to produce. The most used tool to create presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint, in combination with the DataPoint add-on, brings real-time data to your slides or slideshows. You can...
Dynamic Text Tickers for PowerPoint Slideshows

Dynamic Text Tickers for PowerPoint Slideshows

What are Text Tickers? It probably started on television. Display text or graphical information on your television channel, on top of the broadcast. Often it is used as a text ticker for special events, interruptions, news messages and announcements. The advantage of...
How to Set Up Alternating Text in PowerPoint

How to Set Up Alternating Text in PowerPoint

A new feature is upcoming for DataPoint. DataPoint is used to link PowerPoint shapes to data sources like databases, XML files, RSS feeds, Excel data sheets etc. In that way, you always have the latest information on your slides. You can link the content of a data...
Dynamic Text Boxes in PowerPoint

Dynamic Text Boxes in PowerPoint

Today, you will learn a great trick for a PowerPoint presentation. You can make your PowerPoint presentations completely dynamic. Watch how you can connect a PowerPoint text box to a data source and use text boxes as dynamic text boxes on your slides. Set Up a Data...
How to Set Up Dynamic Hyperlinks in PowerPoint

How to Set Up Dynamic Hyperlinks in PowerPoint

Hyperlinks in PowerPoint presentations can be great when you have presentations with links to other documents, presentations, external files or websites. On a slide, you can give some minimal information and invite people to click for a more...
Show Live XML Data in your PowerPoint Presentations

Show Live XML Data in your PowerPoint Presentations

Learn how to use DataPoint technology to show live XML data on your slides. You will see how to connect your textboxes, tables and charts to XML data on your computer, or XML data residing on the internet. When you open your PowerPoint presentation, the content of...
SQL Presentations

SQL Presentations

Let’s build a data driven SQL presentation that get its information directly from a Microsoft SQL Server database. With DataPoint you can link your slides to a database and display real-time information on your slideshow or view the latest information on your...
DataPoint Command Line Tool for PowerPoint

DataPoint Command Line Tool for PowerPoint

Introduction to PowerPoint Command Line Tool Something else here today about DataPoint. Let’s talk about our DataPoint Command Line Tool for Microsoft PowerPoint to generate presentations via a command job. In other words, generate PowerPoint presentations...
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,...
What are the different DataPoint editions?

What are the different DataPoint editions?

Introduction DataPoint is our PowerPoint add-on to display real-time information on your slides. There are 4 different editions of DataPoint; Standard edition Enterprise edition Viewer edition Runtime edition Definitions First we need to clarify some words here,...
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...
How to Use the PowerPoint Document Maker the Right Way

How to Use the PowerPoint Document Maker the Right Way

Today we will demonstrate a special feature of our DataPoint Enterprise edition. You need to know that with the DataPoint Standard edition, you can link to excel worksheets and databases already, to display data in real-time and to generate snapshot presentations. Now...
Secrets to Data Driven Charts in Presentations

Secrets to Data Driven Charts in Presentations

Advantages of using charts There are many reasons to use data driven charts to visualize information in a presentation or on an information screen. First of all, charts are easy to read. Charts are visually appealing, compared to e.g. a text box or table. Easy...
Best Resolution For PowerPoint Presentations

Best Resolution For PowerPoint Presentations

We often get the question on how to set up a PowerPoint presentation in a specific resolution. Here is what we answer. Output device It is best to know your output display device upfront. You better start a presentation in a given resolution or size, before you add...
The Secret of Time-Restricted Announcements

The Secret of Time-Restricted Announcements

Earlier this week a blog article was published on dynamic greetings in PowerPoint. Now we will go further on that with dynamic and real-time time-restricted information. An information screen is showing much more than just a greeting like “Good Afternoon”....
Get Rid Of Old Data In PowerPoint Once and For All

Get Rid Of Old Data In PowerPoint Once and For All

In this article, we will show you how to use Data Driven PowerPoint presentations to create automatically updating PowerPoint presentations. How Are Data Driven PowerPoint Presentations Used? Here are some of the ways our clients use data driven PowerPoint...
How to Set Up Real-Time Greetings in PowerPoint

How to Set Up Real-Time Greetings in PowerPoint

Today a very simple article on a mechanism that is frequently used on information screens when you enter a building like e.g. school, hospital or city hall. They welcome visitors with today’s date and time but also with a greeting in text like good morning, good...
How Sort Data Locally in PowerPoint for Better Overview

How Sort Data Locally in PowerPoint for Better Overview

We had a request from a customer who wanted to display weather information from Wunderground.  It provides weather information in the form of XML. That is not a problem for DataPoint but he wanted to display information of the observation table and that table has an...
Mail Merge actions in PowerPoint like a Copying Machine

Mail Merge actions in PowerPoint like a Copying Machine

PowerPoint to create personalized documents PowerPoint is a perfect tool to create personalized presentations or documents. The user can create multiple pages and add high-quality shapes and charts to the slides. PowerPoint does this work much better than compared to...
Here’s a Great Way to Use Dynamic Semaphores

Here’s a Great Way to Use Dynamic Semaphores

Semaphores are visual signals and are a clear and direct impression of the situation.  In Excel and the database the user keeps the raw numbers but when the present data to the audience then the user don’t use that raw data at all. When a number like 82 is...
How Create Digital Menu Boards with PowerPoint

How Create Digital Menu Boards with PowerPoint

  What is a Digital Menu Board? Digital menu boards are menus displayed on computer monitors or TV screens. These are commonly used in coffee shops and restaurants. They include pictures and prices of menu items.  It is easy to update and can be connected to databases...
Create your own Sports Rankings Monitor in Minutes!

Create your own Sports Rankings Monitor in Minutes!

In this article we will use the data service of xScores once again. This time not for soccer but for tennis ATP ranking. Now we will display the ranking in a table and this information is collected by the DataPoint PowerPoint add-in for data driven Microsoft...
Why Would You Put Live Soccer Scores in Presentations

Why Would You Put Live Soccer Scores in Presentations

Something completely different in this article. Humans like soccer and they follow their favorite club(s) and the rankings. Now you can display live soccer information like ranking and scores in real time in a data driven PowerPoint presentation. Some people run a...

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