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Christmas Animation Using 3D Model

Just having some holiday fun here at TLC Creative. Christie, on the TLC Creative design team, created this fun Christmas Animation using 3D (the Gingerbread house), holiday background image and PowerPoint text & graphics.

Using only Morph transitions for the motion, this animation was accomplished in just 7 slides.

Christmas Animation Using 3D

Throughout January, The PowerPoint Blog is showcasing all 3D model use in PowerPoint.

Troy @ TLC

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Resource/Misc

TLC Top 10 Moments of 2017

2017 has been a very good year here at TLC Creative Services. Throughout December we did a series on our Facebook page “Top 10 TLC Moments of 2017.” Here is a quick video version counting down all 10 moments!

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Portfolio PowerPoint The PowerPoint® Blog

TLC Christmas PowerPoint Animation 2017!

Our team here at TLC Creative Services hopes everyone has a fantastic Christmas! As with years past, our design team has had some fun with PowerPoint animation for Christmas!

Troy @ TLC

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Templates/Assets The PowerPoint® Blog

New Year’s Template

2017 is almost over, here is a 2018 New Year’s Template (free!) to get things started for the new year!

New Year's Template

Download free 16×9 PowerPoint template HERE.

Troy @ TLC

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Resource/Misc

The Presentation Podcast Episode #44 Released Today!

 A new episode of The Presentation Podcast with Troy, Nolan, and Sandy is available today! Check out the latest episode, #44 – Year-End Thoughts.

The 24th episode of The Presentation Podcast is the final conversation of 2017! Troy, Nolan and Sandy end the year with a great conversation about the big things that influenced their design, studios, and presentation software use this past year.

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The Presentation Podcast on Spotify!

Spotify has been slowly, and selectively, adding podcasts to its library. We are very excited, because our very own podcast, The Presentation Podcast is now available on Spotify! Check us out on Spotify here.

 

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Resource/Misc Software/Add-Ins

Adobe Experts Productivity Tips

Lori and I  were featured in a great PowerPoint Productivity Tips list (Lori tip #16, Troy tip #18) a few months ago, which is something definitely worth reading (see blog post with link to full article here). Recently, Paul at Acuity Training in the UK sent me a link to an Adobe Experts Productivity Tips article they posted, and it has some great power user tips and hacks, definitely worth bookmarking. Full article here.

Adobe Experts Productivity Tips

Troy @ TLC 

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PowerPoint Resource/Misc

Want A Perfect PowerPoint Circle, Square, Triangle?

Perfect shape 1

Sometimes just knowing a hack can save a lot of time. So this is one of those tips included in our TLC Creative PowerPoint training programs where someone always exclaims “Really!!” The tip is how to immediately add a perfect shape (same on all sides), ie. a circle, square or triangle. The solution is so simple, there is nothing complex to forget. Ready,

Click the desired shape in the shapes gallery

Perfect shape 2

Click on the slide. Note: just a simple click, no click and drag, no modifier keys, nothing, just click on the slide.

Perfect shape 3

Done! A perfect, equal sided, square, circle, triangle, etc. is added to the slide

 

And the shortcut to the shortcut!

Hold down the CTRL key and click on desired shape in the shapes gallery

Perfect shape 5

Perfect symmetrical shape is automatically added to the slide!

Perfect shape 6

Troy @ TLC

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The Presentation Podcast Episode #43 Released Today!

A new episode of The Presentation Podcast with Troy, Nolan, and Sandy is available today! Check out the latest episode, #43 – “O365 Features We Use.” 

Office 365 is Microsoft’s subscription based software and service that goes beyond the Office apps by encompassing SharePoint, Teams, Groups, Unified Communications with Skype and much more. Troy, Sandy and Nolan talk about they each use Office 365 for their studios and the ‘secrets’ to making the most of it.