The Morph transition allows you to animate smooth movement from one slide to the next – without the need for motion paths and animations. A top tip is to duplicate a slide and drag elements around. Here is a very quick demonstration of moving a shape in PowerPoint using the duplicating slide method. Remember to… Continue reading #706 PowerPoint: Try the new Morph transition
In this video, we show you how to add new fonts on a Windows computer. It’s really easy. You download the font you want and then drag and drop it in Settings.
Convert is a cool little feature in the Draw ribbon in PowerPoint. It converts your drawings with a stylus or mouse into text, a shape or a mathematics symbol. Here is a quick video to show you how… Also, a big shout out to the #1minuteCPD team on publishing 700 minutes of CPD. That’s over… Continue reading #700 Convert Ink to Text/Shape/Math in PowerPoint
This is a really handy, free tool that you can use to easily make the background of your image transparent. Really useful if you don’t have access to Photoshop and you need to make some quick edits.
If you have created Closed Captions for your video in Camtasia, but you want the captions to always be visible and cannot be turned off by the viewer, then you have the option to select Burned In Caption. Watch this video to show you how…
Here is another tool to add to your Creative Commons toolbox. Adobe Stock also have free images that you can download and use in your projects. Just select ‘Free’ (like in the image below) to download.
Profile Pic Maker is a quick and easy way to make your profile picture stand out in the crowd or match with any brand colours.
Here’s a handy little add-in in Powerpoint if you want to add a timer to your presentation. For example, if you are having a coffee break in the middle, you can set a timer that lets your participants know when you will be restarting your session.
I saw this super-easy hack on TikTok to create an organisation chart in PowerPoint. Start with a list and use tabs to create a hierarchy of staff. Then all you need to do is convert the list using SmartArt.
Here is a super-easy way to copy a Menti presentation from one account to another. It took me a while to figure out how to do this but once I did it was really easy.