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A selection of articles, tips and tricks that deal with using PowerPoint.

Slide Master View

A brief introduction to the Slide Master View and how to add content and placeholders to existing layouts or create new ones. This is useful tip if you want to make your own templates.

Navigating PowerPoint

Some tips for navigating PowerPoint with a custom sidebar menu, keyboard, mouse and by touch.


Some tips for clearing and disabling presentation timings if they are interfering with the slide show.

This tip was a fix to a reader’s problem.

Animations and Triggers: Create a Scoreboard in PowerPoint

A tutorial showing how the scoreboard was created.

This tip was to give more information to a reader.

How to create a countdown timer in PowerPoint

Four video tutorials with step-by-step guides showing  how to make different timers that can be used in PowerPoint presentations.

This tip was to answer a reader’s question.