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 »

Files and registry keys written when installing SlideProof

At the time of writting, following are the files and registry keys that get written during the installation and usage of SlideProof.   Files that are written during the per-machine installation: %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Lucene.Net.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\NLog.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Preferences.xml %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinSendMail.exe %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinShimAggregator.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinSlideProof.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinSlideProof32.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinSlideProof64.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinSlideProofDeploymentUtils.exe %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\VeodinUtils.dll %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Veodin_SlideProof_Library.spzip %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Veodin_SlideProof_Manual.pptx %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Veodin_SlideProof_Tutorial.pptx Files that are written during the per-user installation: %LOCALAPPDATA%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Lucene.Net.dll %LOCALAPPDATA%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\NLog.dll %LOCALAPPDATA%\Veodin\SlideProof\3.1.15\Preferences.xml… Read more »

Case Study 3: Custom Shortcuts – Insert Formula in Word 2013 With a Keyboard Shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at  jan@keyrocket.com! Today Brendon asked whether we could give her Ctrl+Shift+F as a custom shortcut to insert an equation in Microsoft Word 2013. Luckily Word is the only Office application where you can assign custom shortcuts already. Here is how to create a custom shortcut in Microsoft Word… Read more »

Case Study 2: Custom Shortcuts – Pop-Out / Discard in Outlook 2013 With a Keyboard Shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at  jan@keyrocket.com! Update: You can actually press Ctrl+O to Pop-Out and Escape to discard (Source). Sometimes there are these buttons you can click on with the mouse, but all you want is a nice little keyboard shortcut to keep your hands on the keyboard. Tom Ward from Viligant.IT asked… Read more »

Case Study 1: Custom Shortcuts – Unhide all Excel worksheets with a single keyboard shortcut

Note: Want your own shortcut? Mail me at  jan@keyrocket.com! Wouldn’t it be great if we could have custom shortcuts for the things that we do often? Here’s a prime example for such a bugger. Rob Moffat pointed out to me that he often receives financial models (excel files) that contain hidden worksheets, and went on to say… Read more »

Optimizing Installation Rates for Windows Desktop Applications

  • Jan Mechtel
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Our trainer/reminder app for keyboard shortcuts, KeyRocket (Download) is an “old school” Windows Desktop application. On the one hand this is great for the user because it allows KeyRocket to get tips right on the desktop. But on the other hand, it requires users to not only decide to use the application, but also to… Read more »

Microsoft Office 2013 also coming to KeyRocket

I’m excited about the news from Redmond on the next upcoming release of Office 2013. Everybody can try it for free by visiting Microsoft Office 2013 Preview. It was flawlessly installed in about 30 minutes on my Windows 8 machine. From first use it felt quite solid and the new look is super clean, fitting… Read more »