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Monday, May 3, 2021, posted by Geetesh at 12:45 pm

Sometimes, when you draw a line in PowerPoint that is slanted or sloped, you may thereafter want to know the length of your line. Believe it or not, there is no option to do this within the program!

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Finding Length of a Diagonal Line in PowerPoint 2013

Apple Mac

Finding Length of a Diagonal Line in PowerPoint 2011

Finding Length of a Diagonal Line in PowerPoint

Tutorial Code: 06 02 05
Previous: 06 02 04 Change a Diagonal Line to a Horizontal or Vertical Line in PowerPoint
Next: 06 02 06 Flip and Rotate Picture Fills for Shapes in PowerPoint

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Friday, April 30, 2021, posted by Geetesh at 12:43 pm

PowerPoint provides ample choices in chart types for almost every kind of graphical data representation. However, as you probably know all charts are not equal. Charts should be chosen depending upon the topic of your presentation, your audience, and the disposition of the presenter.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

All Versions

Chart Types in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Chart Types

Tutorial Code: 10 13 01
Previous: 10 12 02 Where are Chart Templates Saved
Next: 10 13 02 Column Charts

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Thursday, April 29, 2021, posted by Geetesh at 8:08 pm

You can see some samples of SmartArt created within PowerPoint. Each sample has a caption that tells you the name of that particular SmartArt graphic variant.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

All Versions

Some SmartArt Samples

Some SmartArt Samples

Tutorial Code: 11 01 05
Previous: 11 01 04 What is SmartArt?
Next: 11 02 01 Adding New Shape(s) to Existing SmartArt Graphic in PowerPoint

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Thursday, April 29, 2021, posted by Geetesh at 3:49 pm

John Mackenzie
John Mackenzie is originally a business film director, before companies had in-house video departments, John would often bring client script reviews to a jaw-dropping halt with phrases such as: “This scene will need a B-wind internegative for optical bench processing”.

Here’s a list of links on Indezine sites, where he has been featured:

Using Sales Meetings for Career Acceleration: 15 Black-Belt Meeting Master MovesUsing Sales Meetings for Career Acceleration: 15 Black-Belt Meeting Master Moves
January 2, 2005

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021, posted by Geetesh at 1:02 pm

SmartArt is a diagramming component first introduced within PowerPoint 2007 for Windows, and now available on most platforms where PowerPoint is available including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, etc. Among other niceties, SmartArt allows you to replace boring bullet points with info-graphic content using text within shapes.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

All Versions

What is SmartArt?

What is SmartArt?

Tutorial Code: 11 01 04
Previous: 11 01 03 Convert SmartArt Graphics to Text in PowerPoint
Next: 11 01 05 Some SmartArt Samples

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