Webinar: Get Dialed In To PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

In a webinar earlier this week Nic Brown, our Director of Product & Design, walked us through the creation of a slick looking dial in PowerPoint. This kind of a dial can be used in all kinds of PowerPoint applications such as displaying speed, volume, and tension.

6 Underutilized PowerPoint Features

eLearning Brothers

Because PowerPoint has been around for such a long time (almost 28 years), Microsoft has been able to create features and integrate options that allow presenters and now some eLearning professionals to create content effectively. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

Preparing A PowerPoint Animation Strategy

eLearning Brothers

As a PowerPoint developer, I have asked myself these questions many times regarding animations in PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint is, to their credit, always releasing new content that will draw people to their product and make life easier for developers and presenters.

4 Stylish PowerPoint Templates

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is a versatile program that most computer owners have access to. Many designers use PowerPoint to layout their courses in a simpler program, to play classroom-wide eLearning games, or even use it as a course all its own.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

being provided through primitive PowerPoint. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

Making PowerPoint Interactive

Raptivity

Making PowerPoint interactive is to make your slides do what you want, allowing yourselves to go from slide to slide almost like going from one room to another in your home – and setting your slides in a way that [.].

Free PowerPoint Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Today we are giving away four PowerPoint Templates and a few other goodies for your eLearning. These PowerPoint Templates can be used in all your standard eLearning authoring tools (iSpring, Snap, Articulate Presenter, and Adobe Presenter). Free PowerPoint Templates.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT: Adding Transparency to Photos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

a plan to create an awesome PowerPoint presentation about, among other emotions, anger. PowerPoint won’t allow you to adjust the transparency of a photo so you'll need to scrap that plan.   eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. You have a plan.

Getting Started with Games in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

Most people don’t think that PowerPoint was built for or even allows you to build quizzes (let alone a gamified quiz) without using macros. The same is true when developing a game in PowerPoint (with or without Macros).

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.

These Ain’t Your Daddy’s PowerPoint Graphics

eLearning Brothers

With the addition of completely customizable PowerPoint graphics to eLearning Brothers’ arsenal of awesome template libraries , you now have the tools to take your presentations to the next level. Rather than having a flat infographic, use any PowerPoint animation to spice it up.

2018’s 10 Most Popular PowerPoint Assets (So Far)

eLearning Brothers

Our PowerPoint templates are loved far and wide. In fact, just in 2018 we’ve already had 14,000 downloads from our PowerPoint library alone. Easily adjustable and beautifully designed, this is a great template to have in your PowerPoint asset library.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther    If you are sending your PowerPoint presentation off to be viewed on another system that is not yours, you may be concerned that this other system won't have the same fonts. Click the OK button to close the PowerPoint Options dialog box.

Is PowerPoint Destroying ELearning?

LearnDash

Every year they are adding new features, which is great, but at the same time these new features are all built upon the same foundation – and in many cases this foundation is Microsoft PowerPoint. Heck, most of them allow you to import PowerPoint.

PowerPoint: Instant Font Usage

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  I was recently editing a PowerPoint presentation that someone else had created. In PowerPoint, choose  File > Info.   PowerPointMaster slides were not used and the formatting was a bit inconsistent.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Character Challenge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ Walther      A few weeks ago I presented a  Character Challenge  and asked readers to send in their PowerPoint-created eLearning characters. e-learning eLearning Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning Technical Communications User Experience

5 Essential PowerPoint Add-Ins

eLearning Brothers

Microsoft PowerPoint can do so many things very well on its own, but don’t underestimate the power of PowerPoint add-Ins and the productivity it can bring to your development, teaching, and designing. You are not using PowerPoint to its fullest potential without using Add-Ins.

How to Create eLearning Using PowerPoint

Association eLearning

Having a solid foundation in PowerPoint is a must when using rapid content authoring tools to create online learning. If you’re not an experienced Flash or HTML programmer or are short on resources, PowerPoint may be the only eLearning development tool you have available.

Taylor Ehlert Talks PowerPoint Zoom for #AskMeMonday

eLearning Brothers

With every new update and feature that comes to PowerPoint, there is always a slew of questions following close behind. And that has been no different with the new PowerPoint Zoom feature. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources

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.

Preparing PowerPoint for ELearning

LearnDash

For many people, PowerPoint is the go-to software tool for any instructional event – and who could blame them? Nearly every organization has Microsoft Office so PowerPoint is pretty accessible. PowerPoint to ELearning.

Editing Images with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

Many people don’t consider PowerPoint as a capable graphics editor since its main function is to create presentation aids. Perhaps this is because older versions of PowerPoint (2003 or below) didn’t have as many graphic editing options as never versions (2007 or higher).

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8 Things You Must Never Do with Graphics in PowerPoint

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint got an unfair reputation a few years back. It seemed like everyone was trying to blame PowerPoint for poorly created eLearning material. To get you better prepared for creating content in PowerPoint, here’s eight things you must never do with graphics in PowerPoint.

How to Use PowerPoint

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. It would be better if they didn’t use PowerPoint at all. What are your suggestions for using PowerPoint effectively? .

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Tips for Importing PowerPoint Slides

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Many organizations use PowerPoint templates to ensure that lessons are consistent and correctly branded. By importing PowerPoint into Captivate, you can retain that formatting and branding in your eLearning lessons as well. Select the PowerPoint file you earlier saved.

PowerPoint: Shakespeak for Presentations

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by AJ George  I typically write about PowerPoint as it pertains to eLearning. This time I'd like to share a cool add-on I've discovered for PowerPoint for live presentations. That's cool; it's all fully editable just like any other PowerPoint slide. 

Why Do Faces Work Better Than PowerPoint?

ej4 eLearning

We’ve all been on the receiving end of a boring Powerpoint presentation. In fact, we reported on one study that found the PowerPoint delivery system so dreaded that 24% of respondents said they [.]. The post Why Do Faces Work Better Than PowerPoint?

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.

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT QUICK TIP: Smoothly Animate with Morph

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  A new PowerPoint 2016/365 transition might just solve this problem.     Looking to learn the best ways to use PowerPoint in your eLearning initiatives?   eLearning Microsoft PowerPointby AJ Walther, COTP. Raise your hand if this is you.

Overview: PowerPoint Graphics Library

eLearning Brothers

As you may be aware, we at eLearning Brothers have a boatload of PowerPoint graphics docked in our template library. Being a fairly intuitive program, PowerPoint is often a first step for eLearning professionals designing a course.

PowerPoint: Chart Templates

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This PowerPoint user wanted to be able to create multiple charts with the same formatting (ie bars on a graph with a gradient effect) without having to individually format each separate piece of every new chart. In PowerPoint, select your chart on the slide. PowerPoint

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate.

Awesome little PowerPoint tip

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

If you’re a regular/power user of PowerPoint you’ll have learned a number of shortcuts and tips to help you get the most out of it. Here’s a tip I’ve learned about stripping the audio out of the PPT file … from here: Save the PowerPoint file as a PPTX file.

Storyboarding in PowerPoint with Visual Studio

eLearning Brothers

PowerPoint is known and primarily used for presentations both big and small (like middle school small) because of how easy it is to learn the basics and create awesome content fast. The simplicity, and sometimes surprising depth, of PowerPoint makes it an amazing platform.

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. Insert a chart in PowerPoint. PowerPoint will automatically save the chart template where it needs to go.). Microsoft PowerPoint PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Recently I was asked if it was possible to paste link an image into PowerPoint so that if the original image is ever updated, the image in PowerPoint would automatically reflect the change. In PowerPoint, click the Paste button from the Home tab and choose Paste > Paste Special.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of PowerPoint

Raptivity

“CUE MUSIC FROM THE MOVIE, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY” ENTER POWERPOINT The Good Readily available, since it is included in the Microsoft Office software and the most widely used tool for putting together content for presentations Easy [.].

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.

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.

Taylor Ehlert Responds to #AskMeMonday on PowerPoint Action Buttons

eLearning Brothers

A lot of questions have been asked surrounding the topic of PowerPoint Action Buttons. Action Buttons are pre-coded shapes that allow you to hyperlink to different slides, run programs outside of PowerPoint, and even start up macros. eLearning Featured Powerpoint Resouces Resources