PPT Productivity Blog

All the latest hints and tips to get the most out of PowerPoint

Missing the Accenture QPT for PowerPoint?

Missing the Accenture QPT for PowerPoint?

Courtney
Oct 19, 2020

Are you an Accenture Alumni, missing the QPT (Quick Presentation Toolbar) for PowerPoint? Perhaps you’re now running a team and need to boost the polish of your team's PowerPoint deliverables? ... Read more

Paste data into PowerPoint and apply destination table format

Paste data into PowerPoint and apply destination table format

Lee-Ann
Oct 16, 2020

How can I Paste data into PowerPoint and automatically apply the destination table format? PPT Productivity enables you to paste data from excel (or other sources) and retain the table formatting ... Read more

Create Harvey Balls in PowerPoint Easily!

Create Harvey Balls in PowerPoint Easily!

Lee-Ann
Oct 1, 2020

Looking for a way to easily create Harvey Balls in PowerPoint without needing to embed a custom font? PPT Productivity gives you the ability to add Harvey balls to your slides in seconds! What ... Read more

Missing the McKinsey PowerPoint Shortcuts?

Missing the McKinsey PowerPoint Shortcuts?

Lee-Ann
Sep 22, 2020

Are you a McKinsey Alumni who misses the McKinsey PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts? PPT Productivity now has a preconfigured set of Shortcut keys to match the McKinsey Shortcuts. PPT Productivity has ... Read more

How can I share a PowerPoint presentation with custom fonts?

How can I share a PowerPoint presentation with custom fonts?

Lee-Ann
Sep 17, 2020

Can I share a PowerPoint Presentation containing customized fonts with others who do not have the font installed on their computer? This post is part of our hints and tips for standard PowerPoint ... Read more

Can I lock a shape or object in PowerPoint? Yes!

Can I lock a shape or object in PowerPoint? Yes!

Lee-Ann
Sep 12, 2020

We're excited to announce with PPT Productivity you can now lock shapes/ objects in PowerPoint! What does the Lock Shapes function do? With our new PowerPoint Shape Locker function you can lock ... Read more

Can I unlock a locked shape in PowerPoint? Yes!

Can I unlock a locked shape in PowerPoint? Yes!

Lee-Ann
Sep 11, 2020

Can I unlock shapes that have been locked in PowerPoint? Shapes that have been locked in your PowerPoint presentation can be unlocked easily if you are using PPT Productivity Power Tools. Simply ... Read more

How can I reduce the file size of PowerPoint Presentations?

How can I reduce the file size of PowerPoint Presentations?

Lee-Ann
Sep 4, 2020

You’ve spent hours creating an awesome presentation, including lots of well thought-out images and graphics.  But when you try and share your file via email, you realize it’s too large to be ... Read more

Enhanced Color Toolbar - Reveal RGB values of colors in  ...

Enhanced Color Toolbar - Reveal RGB values of colors in ...

Lee-Ann
Sep 1, 2020

We’ve enhanced the PPT Productivity Color Toolbar! Hover over any color on the toolbar and the color’s name and RGB attributes now display in a mouseover tip. https://vimeo.com/468786135 ... Read more

Need a Beautifying/ Proofing tool for PowerPoint?

Need a Beautifying/ Proofing tool for PowerPoint?

Lee-Ann
Aug 28, 2020

We are excited to let you know we are currently working on Beautifying/ Proofing tools, which will be added to our Power Tools function set.   A number of customers have been ... Read more

Want to redo or repeat your last action using keyboard  ...

Want to redo or repeat your last action using keyboard ...

Lee-Ann
Aug 14, 2020

You can use the F4 or Ctrl+Y keyboard shortcuts to redo or repeat the last action you performed. Standard PowerPoint has the redo and repeat feature. PPT Productivity has now added the redo / ... Read more

Need to add Stamps or Stickers to your slides?

Need to add Stamps or Stickers to your slides?

Lee-Ann
Aug 10, 2020

Perhaps you’ve come out of one of the top tier consulting firms like McKinsey or BCG where stamps or stickers are the way to denote status of a slide.  Our sticky notes feature (until now) has ... Read more