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 »

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 »

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 »