What’s new in SlideProof – May 2017

Agenda Goodbye dialogs! Agenda is now on a side pane! This new design allows you to see the Agenda while you build it. Moreover you will be able to modify Agenda Settings without having to re-open dialog boxes Free Tip: Ctrl+Enter allows you to update the current section and to create a new one ;) So… Read more »

Preparing multiple PowerPoint Templates with SlideProof Library

Often there is more than one presentation template needed in professional teams and consultancies. Here is our recommended step-by-step guide to prepare and manage multiple templates Document your own workflow for yourself and others. Single-source-of-truth – If there are other places you need to put the templates. Make sure everyone knows where the originals are… Read more »

Image Resize using PowerPoint

Resizing image dimensions using PowerPoint Normally to resize images you would use an image-editing software such as Adobe’s Photoshop, GIMP, etc. However, this tutorial is for those who have no access or knowledge to such software. Image sizes are mostly represented in pixels. However, PowerPoint uses Inches or Centimeters depending on your PowerPoint units customization…. Read more »

How to show the section name or chapter title on every Slide in a PowerPoint presentation

Many PowerPoint presentations are structured into chapters to make it easier to follow. The SlideProof Agenda is great at creating and updating such a table of content. One request that we got from consultants was to show the title of the current section on the slide. You can now achieve that with a Customer Placeholder… 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 »

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 »

How to add custom colors to your PowerPoint Masters

The process of adding Custom Colors to your PowerPoint Masters unfortunately is not as simple as clicking a button and selecting a color. It includes many steps and requires some techniques you might not be familiar with. Therefore, we’ll give you a detailed step-by-step guide of how to achieve this only using the standard Windows… 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 »

SlideProof: Check only selected slides

Checking very large presentations for inconsistencies using SlideProof can become quite time consuming: To improve waiting for the whole check when only a single slide is of interest, SlideProof now allows to check only selected slides. This might be useful when a presentation was already checked before and a slide got only minor changes. Also… Read more »