Create custom 3D models for PowerPoint


When Microsoft brought out 3D models support in PowerPoint, we were all a bit excited. There usually comes a point where you want to create your own 3D models in PowerPoint to add that little pinch of excitement to your presentation. Step 1: Create your cube’s faces.

A Brilliant PowerPoint Tip for Enhanced Custom Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Those of you who are familiar with PowerPoint know that it can support and allow for the creation of some amazing graphical content. Another thing that can be drastically different from PowerPoint to Illustrator is the creation process.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Create and Use Chart Templates

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Utilizing PowerPoint's custom Chart Templates might just save you a lot of time.   Create a Chart Template. Insert a chart in PowerPoint. PowerPoint will automatically save the chart template where it needs to go.). Microsoft PowerPoint PowerPoint

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint-based rapid eLearning tools, such as Articulate Presenter and Snap by Lectora, allow branched navigation, meaning you can create a non-linear navigation path still controlled through the course player’s next and back buttons. Custom Show. Other PowerPoint Presentation.

Use PowerPoint to Create Custom Videos

Rapid eLearning

PowerPoint’s one of my favorite multimedia applications. It’s easy to use, almost everyone has a copy so it’s easy to share what’s created, and it does more than create presentations. Create a Shaped Video. Customize slide size.

Advanced PowerPoint grids and guides


Let me show you how to make PowerPoint grids and guides your secret weapons, using them to create effective layouts that not only look neat and professional, but actually leverage proportions to better communicate with your audience. So, how do you create your own grid?

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

The question is becoming more and more common — “Should I use PowerPoint (PPT) or Prezi?” I’ve already written about how to create eLearning using PPT, so I won’t re-visit that here. There are many ways to create on-click, timed, and some on-hover interactions in PPT.

How to Create Videos in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

One of my favorite features in PowerPoint is saving the PowerPoint slideshow as a video. That means anything you put on the PowerPoint slides (from animations to slide transitions) is output as video. Create Videos in PowerPoint: Examples.

PowerPoint 2010: Create a New Color Palette

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Do you create a lot of presentations that use the same colors? Creating a custom color palette is just the solution. From the Design tab, choose Themes > Colors > Create New Theme Colors. The Create New Theme Colors dialog box will open. " PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

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by AJ Walther      A few weeks ago I presented a  Character Challenge  and asked readers to send in their PowerPoint-created eLearning characters. A round of applause for  Tracey Stokely's  awesome customized character!

Customer Service Training Powerpoints

Atlantic Training

Related Customer Service Training Courses. Johnny the Bagger: A True Story of Customer Service. Customer Service Training by NHS. Date Created: 2012. Created By: NHS. Delivering and Improving Effective Customer Service Training by WikiSpace.

4 Cool Things You Can Do with PowerPoint Map Graphics

eLearning Brothers

Our pre-made PowerPoint graphics are a handy tool in this area, as each element of the map can be manipulated to suit your needs. Here are a few interesting things that can be done with our PowerPoint map graphic templates: Paths and Processes.

Create a photo slideshow in PowerPoint


I recently created a photo slideshow (using PowerPoint) of my dad’s life-sized chess set sculpture that’s at Facebook (Go Dad!). I found that PowerPoint was a surprisingly powerful slideshow creation tool. Create a custom title slide. Create scrolling credits.

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Restore default slide master layouts in PowerPoint with VBA


PowerPoint is an awesome tool for creating your latest presentation template but if you’re the person responsible for creating them in your organisation, you’ll know that PowerPoint often behaves like a badly-behaved monkey. Assigning layouts to slides in PowerPoint.

Push Our PowerPoint Graphics to the Max with Gauge Templates

eLearning Brothers

Our familiarity with gauges and the wide variety of gauge types are two reason why using gauge-style PowerPoint graphics in eLearning is so genius. To change the icon, delete the shape and replace it with one of your own PowerPoint graphics.

Creating Custom Themes: Tips & Takeaways

Adobe Captivate

Earlier this month, I gave a presentation on Creating Custom Themes at our local Adobe Captivate User Group. In this article, I will share some of those lessons learned – as opposed to the step-by-step technique of creating a theme. Next, Create the Master Slides.

Breaking Your Charts Into The Perfect Sized PowerPoint Pieces

eLearning Brothers

In this post, you’ll learn how to break your PowerPoint charts apart to quickly generate stylish new looks for your data visualizations. This is an advanced PowerPoint technique, but the strategy behind it is simple. Step #1: Graph Your Data to Create the Pieces.

Editing the Custom Dictionary in Word and PowerPoint

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Technical terms, program names, proper names, and acronyms can light up your Word or PowerPoint screen with red zigzag underlines, causing not only annoyance but also a risk that you will overlook an actual misspelled word. Tags: PowerPoint by Jennie Ruby.

How to quickly and easily create a basic eLearning module using PowerPoint & Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

While I generally don’t recommend it, very often eLearning developers are called upon to create simple course modules very, very quickly. Often the basis for such courses is a Microsoft PowerPoint file. Step 1: Create a project from PowerPoint.

PowerPoint: Another Polling Tool, Poll Everywhere

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One of our readers,  April Edmonds  let me know that she has used an alternate polling app for her PowerPoint presentations,  Poll Everywhere. I With Poll Everywhere, your multiple choice and open ended questions are created on

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MICROSOFT POWERPOINT 365: Meet the Shape Union and Shape Subtract Tools

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  If you’re using PowerPoint 365, you have access to a limited (but decent) selection of icons by choosing Insert > Icons from the ribbon. Right-click the ribbon of your selected tab and choose Customize the Ribbon. The PowerPoint Options dialog box will appear.).

PowerPoint 2010: Changing the Default Theme

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I have an update to last week's article on creating new color palettes. Here's how: Open a new PowerPoint presentation. Your current theme will be stated at the bottom of your PowerPoint window. " PowerPointby AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

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Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated. You want an image on your slide to move using a custom motion path. The problem is PowerPoint only shows you where the image begins in the motion path. " PowerPointby AJ George.

Which is a Better Storyboarding Tool: MS Word or MS PowerPoint?


Storyboarding can be done using a plethora of tools and the two majorly used are Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Using MS Word is easy as there are numerous templates which can be created. Final output will consist of custom graphics. ? Microsoft PowerPoint.

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

In this post we’ll look at an easy way to customize illustration in PowerPoint, since it’s a tool most of us have and it’s easy to do. Finding the Right Illustrations in PowerPoint & E-Learning. Then I clicked to see what else the illustrator created.

eLearning: Create Icons Instantly with Iconion

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    Previously I shared some  tips for creating your own great looking flat design eLearning. Many icons can be found by inserting symbols or certain Clip Art images from within PowerPoint.

Right size your PowerPoint imports

Adobe Captivate

Importing your PowerPoint slides into Captivate is as easy as 1-2-3! However, there may be circumstances when the dimensions of the imported PowerPoint slides do not match properly with Captivate slides. Change the PowerPoint dimensions.

How to Create a Video with 3D Models in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

Creating the interaction is a two-step process: The first step is creating a video of the 3D model as it rotates in and out. This is pretty cool because it allows for really simple and fast authoring in Rise, and then when I need custom interactions, I just build them in Storyline.

5 Reasons PowerPoint Is Better Than You Think

eLearning Brothers

To most users PowerPoint is a great tool for banging out a quick presentation when a superior requires information or when a teacher assigns a country to present on. And because of the breadth AND depth of PowerPoint, it is perfectly suited for those tasks.

How to Create Custom Maps for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Fortunately, I found this site, Snazzy Maps , that makes it easy to customize Google’s online maps. Examples of Custom Maps for E-Learning. Customizing the Maps. So I started with one of the maps someone with more patience created.

Create an Animated Title Clip Using PowerPoint & Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

So, when it comes to using Camtasia Studio, I sometimes like to go outside of the realm of traditional screen recording, plain title clips, or stock art found in the media Library and customize the look of my video with original artwork I create.

Newbies: More PowerPoint Hacks for Your Cp Project: Using PowerPoint Template Backgrounds in Your Captivate Master Slides

Adobe Captivate

I like using the PowerPoint backgrounds in my Cp projects. I don’t need the PowerPoint master slides, just the background image. There are a lot of nicely designed template backgrounds that come with PowerPoint. This background, Droplet, ships with Powerpoint.

Essential PowerPoint Animations Tips

Rapid eLearning

I’ve been reviewing a lot of the older PowerPoint tutorials that I’ve posted in the past. In this post, we’ll do a refresh on the basics on PowerPoint animations. PowerPoint Animation Basics. Triggering PowerPoint Animations. PowerPoint Animation Pane.

PowerPoint Tips, Tricks, and Hacks from 29 Experts


PowerPoint is an extremely powerful tool when used correctly. But I decided to save you some time… I asked the world’s leading PowerPoint experts the following question: What’s your single best PowerPoint tip, trick, or hack? Powerpoint Presentation Approach Tips.

PowerPoint 2007: Adding Custom Animation to Ungrouped Chart Elements

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Choose Animations > Custom Animation to open the Custom Animation pane. There should now be three items listed in the Custom Animation pane making up your first build. PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials is now shipping and will get you up and running in no time

PowerPoint Tip: Here’s a Simple Way to Build E-Learning Graphics

Rapid eLearning

Here’s a PowerPoint tip: build your e-learning course graphics in PowerPoint. PowerPoint is great for simple graphic design projects. All of those graphics were built in PowerPoint. I created a custom slide size 13 x 4 inches.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM


Microsoft Office’s vehicle for presentations, PowerPoint, is the de facto standard. PowerPoint is an easy way to create slides that help you to communicate ideas to an audience. PowerPoint’s shortcomings for eLearning. PowerPoint doesn’t track what the end user is doing.