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Using portrait and landscape orientation in the same presentation

(This post was originally written and published by Erik Jenson. We’ve updated it for Excel for Mac 2011.) Many of you want to use both portrait (shown here as image 1) and landscape (image 2) slide orientation in the same presentation. It makes sense, and presentations with both orientations look great. And while we don’t [...]

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Cue up multiple songs in PowerPoint

With PowerPoint 2011 you can add dimension to your presentation by arranging multiple songs to play on certain slides. To add multiple songs to your presentation follow these steps: 1)     Choose which slide you want your song to start playing. 2)     On the Home tab, click the Media button and select Audio Browser. 3)     The [...]

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Jazz up your presentation with music

Remember that special song from your first romance? Or your first solo drive? Music can make any moment more memorable, even a presentation. So what better way to add a little pep to your Office for Mac 2011 presentation than with music? Need the music to play for the whole presentation? You can set an [...]

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Faster than a speeding bullet

Don’t want to show your hand all at once when making your points in a PowerPoint presentation? Try animating each bullet point one at a time. You can make text fly in, float in, or bounce in one line at a time —or just sedately appear. In PowerPoint for Mac 2011, you can do it [...]

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Kurt’s Power Tip #7: An undocumented Shapes feature in PowerPoint 2011

In Power Tip #6, we talked about the basic Shapes in Office for Mac, today I will show you one really powerful undocumented Shapes feature in PowerPoint 2011. What if you need a graphic that is somewhat more complex than the basic Office shapes? For example, if you need graphics like any of these: (And [...]

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Kurt’s Power Tip #5: Easy transition and animation preview in PowerPoint

Until today, most of the Power Tips in this blog have been Word tips. But there are three other major apps in the Office for Mac suite, and for each there is a wide range of tips to share with you. So, this is my first tip for PowerPoint for Mac 2011. You may have [...]

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VIDEO: Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for Mac 2011 Tips!

If you now have Office for Mac 2011 in hand, but are curious about the full potential of new Word and PowerPoint features, you won’t want to miss the following demo videos straight from the show floor at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We’re walking you through how to read, create and fine tune your documents with [...]

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Master Office for Mac 2011 with New Training Courses from Lynda.com!

With the constant changing of technology, it has become so important for us to provide access to the best resources to help keep your skills current as technology evolves.  Having the right computer skills can be the answer to getting that new job/ promotion or bringing your ideas to life!       At lynda.com we’re very excited [...]

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Dynamic Reorder, Order Up!

We’ve recently announced that Office for Mac 2011 is ready for pre-orders online and will soon be available at a store near you on October 26. We’re really excited to finally get the product in our users’ hands, our latest version packs plenty of new features and significant speed improvements that will help you be [...]

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Office for Mac 2011 Behind-the-Scenes: Co-Authoring, Office Web apps, Scheduling Assistant, & Broadcast Slideshow!

Check out the third Office for Mac 2011 Behind-the-scenes video highlighting new co-authoring features, added integration with Office Web apps, the improved Scheduling Assistant found in Outlook for Mac, and the new Broadcast Slideshow feature in PowerPoint for Mac!

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