How to Add Borders to Slides in PowerPoint

You may be looking for a way to enhance your PowerPoint slides. One would be adding an eye-catching border to make your slide look refined and spectacular.

Borders also make your slides look more organized. While thin borders give the slide a design appeal, broad or pictorial borders will emphasize its definition.

There are two ways you can add borders to slides:

  • Using shapes
  • Using online pictures

We will show you both methods using simple, step-wise instructions.

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How to Add Alt Text to an Object in MS PowerPoint

A sight-impaired person needs a screen reader to read out a description of the objects on the computer screen. If your MS PowerPoint slide has an object, you can add alternative text or alt text to it. This helps the screen reader, as they are not sophisticated enough to understand what the object represents.

When adding alt text, you can do it in two ways:

  • Automatically generate the alt text
  • Manually generate the alt text

We will show you in simple, step-by-step instructions how to add alt text to an image in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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How to Change the Bullet Color in MS PowerPoint

You may need to present your points in the form of bullets in your slide. But unless the bullets are in contrast with the background, they may not be visible. To increase the contrast, it may be necessary to change their color. 

Fortunately, changing the color of bullets is a simple task in Microsoft PowerPoint. You can have:

  • Bullets of different colors
  • All bullets of the same color

We will show you simple, step-by-step instructions on how you can change the color of bullets.

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How to Change Hyperlink Color in PowerPoint

Did you know it’s possible to change hyperlink colors in your PowerPoint presentation? You may want the hyperlink color to match the theme or your slide design. Or, to increase the contrast to improve the visibility.

We will show in simple, step-by-step instructions how to change the hyperlink color in a PowerPoint presentation. 

Two Methods to change hyperlink color in Powerpoint

  • Change individual hyperlink color.
  • Change the color of hyperlink text throughout the presentation.

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How to Create a Word Cloud in PowerPoint

A word cloud is an image outline filled with different words. The words in the word cloud can be of different fonts, sizes, colors, and shapes. In a PowerPoint slide, a word cloud can be a strong image builder. 

You can make important words bold and large so that they stand out to convey the most important message.

4 methods to create a Word Cloud in Powerpoint

  • Manually
  • With Word Art
  • With Word Cloud Generator
  • With Pro Word Cloud

Let us show you all the ways of creating a word cloud in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create a Pie Chart in MS PowerPoint

By creating a pie chart in MS PowerPoint, you are visually demonstrating information. A pie chart is especially good to use to illustrate portions of the whole. We will show how you can:

1. Create a Pie Chart in MS Powerpoint.

2. Customize a Pie Chart in MS Powerpoint

We will show you all the above in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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What Is Slide Sorter View in MS PowerPoint

MS PowerPoint offers a slide sorter view with which to reorder your slides. You can drag and drop them into different sequences.

As you open a PowerPoint presentation, the left pane of the window holds the slides as thumbnails. To reorder them, you can drag the slides up and down in the left pane. But if you have many slides in your presentation, it is easier to use the slide sorter view to reorder them.

The slide sorter view is useful for:

  • Viewing all slides at once
  • Reordering slides
  • Breaking a presentation into sections
  • Modifying sections

We will show you how to use the slide sorter view to do all the above. We will use simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Delete a Text Box in PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a great application that extensively uses text boxes, but sometimes you may want to delete a text box.

4 ways to delete text box in PowerPoint

  • Delete a single text box.
  • Delete Two or more textboxes simultaneously.
  • Delete a text box behind another object.
  • Delete a text box from within a group of objects.

We will show you how to delete a text box in all the above cases with simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create a Flowchart in MS PowerPoint

When you represent a process graphically, this is called a flowchart. A symbol represents each step in a flowchart, and the connecting arrows show the flow.

A simple flowchart follows certain rules:

  • An oval represents a terminal point and indicates the beginning or ending of a process.
  • A hexagon represents preparation and indicates the preparatory stage in a process.
  • A rectangle represents a process and indicates the main steps.
  • A diamond represents a decision and indicates inflection points in the process.
  • Arrows connect all the above and shows the general flow.

2 ways to create a FlowChart in Powerpoint

  • Use shapes
  • Use SmartArt with pre-built images

We will explain both methods in easy, step-by-step instructions.

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