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iSpring Suite eLearning Authoring Toolkit for PowerPoint: Conversation with Slava Uskov

Slava Uskov

Slava Uskov is VP of Product Development at iSpring Solutions, an eLearning software company. Together with his team, he defines the product strategy and roadmap, conducts thorough market and customer research, and decides on new features based on actual user needs. In today’s conversation, Slava talks about the new iSpring Suite 9 and how it helps PowerPoint users create robust eLearning courses and assessments right in their preferred authoring tool.

Read the conversation here.



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Concept Slides: Organic Shapes with Brush Edges

Concept Slides: Organic Shapes with Brush Edges

You get 8 shape types plus lines as part of this Organic Shapes collection. Each of these 8 shape types have 10 variants. So you end up with 80 hand-drawn shape options! Again each of these 80 shapes have 12 brush stroke styles! Plus you get the lines and arrows in 12 brush stroke styles too. Combine all variations to end up with more than 3000 possibilities.

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Formatting Outlines for Shapes (Dashes) in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows

Formatting Outlines for Shapes (Dashes) in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows

In previous tutorials, we have explained the formatting of shape outlines in PowerPoint 2007 and changing the weight of shape outlines. In this tutorial, we'll show you how you can apply a dash style to the shape outline. A dashed line in PowerPoint 2007 can have plenty of variations: from a line with fewer dashes to ones with longer or smaller dashes, or even alternating small and long dashes.

Apply the dash attribute to shape outlines in PowerPoint 2007 for Windows.

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Types of Shapes in PowerPoint Online

September 19, 2018

Types of Shapes in PowerPoint Online

What does the word “shape” mean to you? Do you imagine a square, a circle, a heart, or even a smiley face? Yes, all those are shapes, as are the hundreds of other recognizable outlines or figures that we call shapes in our daily conversations. Shapes play a significant role within slides you create for your PowerPoint presentation. In more ways that you may want to count, shapes are like the building blocks of almost anything you do on your PowerPoint slides. PowerPoint Online provides hundreds of shapes efficiently categorized into 8 types. You can do so much with these shapes such as formatting them with fills, lines, and effects.

Learn about different types of shapes in PowerPoint Online.


PowerPoint and Presenting News: September 18, 2018

September 18, 2018

Animated Slide: Rotated Circles with Background Fill

We begin with an exclusive post by Claudyne Wilder who explains how Argentine Tango skills can help you become a better presenter. We also look at one of PowerPoint's powerful but least documented features: combining animation with the slide background fill in our Animated Slide: Rotated Circles with Background Fill feature. We also explore how callouts can be a bullets alternative in PowerPoint slides.

PowerPoint 2016 for Windows will learn about the Task Pane. PowerPoint Online can learn about Picture Styles, Resizing, Rotating, and Flipping Pictures, the Task Pane, and Changing Slide Layouts. And if that wasn’t enough for this week, make sure you do not miss the quotes, press releases, and templates released in the last week.

Stay informed about updated tutorials and happenings related to PowerPoint and presenting.


Widescreen Implementations in PowerPoint

September 18, 2018

Widescreen Implementations in PowerPoint

PowerPoint’s implementation of the Widescreen aspect ratio has changed somewhat over the last few versions. Although this is a small change, it is important to understand what is happening behind the scenes..

Explore the gamut of Widescreen slide aspect ratio implementations in PowerPoint.


Stage Fright

September 17, 2018

Stage Fright

In the prior blog, you read about how the hero of the Hollywood film, Limitless, cures his writer’s block with a new drug that stimulates his creative capabilities. Concurrent with the film’s opening, a related article about creative paralysis appeared in the New Yorker magazine. Staff writer Dana Goodyear profiled Barry Michels, a real life therapist who treats blocked Hollywood screenwriters with his own unique methodology derived from the concepts of Jungian psychology. Mr. Michels, whose starting rate is $365 an hour, also treats the stage fright that movie colony writers and other creative people face when they have to pitch their ideas—a subject near and dear to the solar plexus of every presenter.

Read more with Jerry Weissman.

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