Why are my PowerPoint Footers breaking when I copy&paste into a different Presentation?

The situation is familiar to many consultants. The master templates have been setup up properly, but the footer elements are formatted wrong when inserting from one presentation to another. Recently we’ve gotten a sample from one of our management consulting customers from the UK. First I checked the faulty behavior: Pasting (Default: use destination formation) put the date… Read more »

5 PowerPoint Productivity Secrets

  Every year we publish the Top 5 productivity secrets for PowerPoint based on our work with management consultants and the Big 4. Here are our 5 favorites for 2015: Secret 1: Use Ctrl in combination with the mouse   Secret 2: Quick Access Toolbar The Quick Access Toolbar entries: can always be clicked, no matter… Read more »

4 Ways to make PowerPoint less frustrating …

We’ve busy to make PowerPoint less frustrating, SlideProof 3 will gives you 4 ways to do so: Agenda – Automatic section dividers, page numbers and topic highlighting. Library – Quickly insert slides, shapes or images from a shared library. Check – Spot and fix inconsistencies in content, formatting and layout. Productivity – Vital helpers from email as PDF to switching objects. Here is what it… Read more »

From Google Apps to Microsoft Office 365 (Part 1)

Today we decided to move to Office 365 from previously using Google Apps (Mail, Calendar, Docs) & Microsoft Office Desktop & Box.net for storage. The impetus to make the move came from this great article: From Google Apps to Office 365: Why my company ditched Google. For us it boils down to: We are passionate Microsoft… Read more »

‘The Shortcuts Microsoft Forgot’ – Add your own keyboard shortcuts to Excel, PowerPoint, and Visual Studio with KeyRocket.

You can now add your own, totally customized keyboard shortcuts in Excel, PowerPoint and Visual Studio with KeyRocket.  KeyRocket also includes 40 of the most requested shortcuts by default to give you a head-start. Have you ever come across an annoyingly long or complicated keyboard shortcut in Excel or PowerPoint? With KeyRocket (Free Download) you can… Read more »

The Missing Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft PowerPoint

Every advanced PowerPoint user will tell you the same story. You start out with PowerPoint and learn some basic shortcuts, getting faster and faster and more effective every day. But sooner or later, you realize there are certain mouse clicks that you just can’t get rid of, no matter how many shortcuts you learn. KeyRocket to… Read more »

How to type less and improve password security at the same time – our approach to sharing passwords in a startup

  • Jan Mechtel
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TL;DR – Using a password manager with convenient auto-type and sharing allows you to pick very strong, unique passwords for all sites. We started to use KeePass to fill that role. At KeyRocket, we care deeply about streamlining workflows. Naturally, we’re interested in password managers. Somebody recently tipped us off to KeePass and we gave it… Read more »