Category Archives: Release Notes

Customizable Shortcut Keys are here!

Last week we welcomed a new feature to our Power Tools product in response to customer requests.   “Customizable shortcut keys” is a feature that enables you to set custom shortcut keys for 800+ PowerPoint commands.  For those born before the heady days of the internet, yes we’re talking about hotkeys 😉 The new shortcut keys […]

August 2018 Release Notes – Remote activations now enabled to overcome company firewall constraints

Has your organization blocked internet access to internal applications? Our latest release now allows remote activations. When you activate PPT Productivity and access to the internet is blocked, simply follow the prompts to perform a remote license activation using any other internet connected computer or phone. Other fixes include ability to change the color, date […]

December 2016 Release Notes – Fixes

Version 2.4.13 released on 15 December 2016 Fixes: – Settings config box fixed to ensure format correct on all screen sizes – Fix for Shapes toolbar erroring when setting width – Sticky note formatting fixed to not inherit paragraph defaults for a text box – Fixed issue for 64 bit gallery not allowing shapes to […]

Are these the ‘Cool Macros’?

PPT Productivity first made its appearance as ‘Cool Macros’ to consultants at Boston Consulting Group back in 2010.  We are occasionally contacted by former BCG consultants who are trying to track down the ‘Cool Macros’ tool.  We’re very happy to say that PPT Productivity Power Tools is indeed the new and improved version of Cool […]

December 2015 Release Notes – New Line Weight function

Version 2.4.1 released on 23 December 2015 New:  – Added new functions to Decrease/Increase Line Weight to Shapes Toolbar Fixes  – Slide numbers now appear in the subject line when emailing selected slides  – Fixed download of shapes for some users when internet connectivity problems were reported  – Updated and tested for Windows 10 and […]

July 2015 Release Notes – New features and adjustable sidebars

Version 2.2.37 released on 26 July 2015 New:  – Adjustable width of Shape Tools Taskpane – Can be set in the Settings  – Change drop down for vertical Text alignment to one click rather than drop down with two clicks  – Removed corporate gallery samples from installer and moved them to live update from Taskpane […]