Digital Signage: SignageTube vs iPoint

Digital Signage: SignageTube vs iPoint

I know that many of you who have followed PresentationPoint for some time and have seen our SignageTube launch information are smart enough to have probably noticed something odd. You might be thinking something like… “SignageTube for digital signage?...
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: Can DataPoint Work with Any Template?

FAQ: Can DataPoint Work with Any Template?

Can we use our own PowerPoint templates to use them with DataPoint for linking? Can we use PowerPoint templates as supplied by others as well? BL Sure, DataPoint and all other PresentationPoint products use native and normal PowerPoint presentations. So this gives you...
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....
FAQ: What DPI Should I Be Scanning Pictures At?

FAQ: What DPI Should I Be Scanning Pictures At?

As yours is the first website that gets near to the information I’m looking for, I’m sorry, but you’re it for my question.Problem is that (a)I’m old and (b) I don’t have PowerPoint but this can be amended.  I’m working with Google...
FAQ: Show Real-Time PDF Documents on your Slides

FAQ: Show Real-Time PDF Documents on your Slides

How to show up-to-date pdf documents in PowerPoint Do you have a solution to dynamically show pdf documents? AS People often ask us how to display up-to-date PDF documents on PowerPoint slides. We do have our DataPoint add-on to display information in real-time from...
FAQ: How Do I Add A Ticker Symbol Using DataPoint?

FAQ: How Do I Add A Ticker Symbol Using DataPoint?

How do I add a ticker symbol using DataPoint? Something like this where it would auto update and we could do several other companies… BP We were recommending the Yahoo API for that earlier, but Yahoo has been shutting down some data services. We have found another...
4K Television Screen Designs In PowerPoint

4K Television Screen Designs In PowerPoint

Have you heard about the much needed 4K PowerPoint Presentations? In the trending world of technology and digitalization, high definition and resolution is a must. Pictures and videos are more tempting and alluring when their visuals are extravagant. The notion and...
FAQ: How to Play a PowerPoint Slideshow on TV

FAQ: How to Play a PowerPoint Slideshow on TV

How can I Play a PowerPoint Slideshow on TV? SG Sometimes you need to display a PowerPoint slideshow on a TV to show your presentation on the meeting, a conference, or use the slideshow for an information screen or advertising display. Most of our customers use this...
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...
FAQ: PowerPoint Presentations on Multiple Screens

FAQ: PowerPoint Presentations on Multiple Screens

I am looking into something to play a PowerPoint presentation on multiple screens from one computer. I am looking into something to play a PowerPoint presentation on multiple screens from one computer. We are currently using 3 static images on 3 screens and we want to...
FAQ: Merge PowerPoint Presentations Into One Big Presentation

FAQ: Merge PowerPoint Presentations Into One Big Presentation

How to Merge PowerPoint presentations into one big presentation I have multiple PowerPoint created and they have DataPoint connections. I want to merge them together into one. How can I merge them together and keep all my DataPoint connections? I don’t want to...
FAQ: How to Remotely Edit a Presentation?

FAQ: How to Remotely Edit a Presentation?

How to Remotely Edit a Presentation? “If you need to edit your current presentation, do you need to take it down to edit it? How about remote editing, is that possible?” MA With our software, all the running slideshows are running as a temporary and...
FAQ: Maximum PowerPoint Resolution

FAQ: Maximum PowerPoint Resolution

What is the possible maximum PowerPoint resolution for slideshows? I’m looking at Dynamic Wall. Can Dynamic Wall do a 1 x 4 wide format (64 X 9)? What resolution can it produce on each of the screens? SB We have 2 products that can be used to display a...
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...
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...

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