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Grabbing images for PowerPoint

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Digital assets, Microsoft Expression Media, PowerPoint, Screengrab, Snagit

I received an email today about a program called Snagit, which allows you to capture images from the web and elsewhere, store them, annotate and add arrows and other things to them.

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Another way of getting exactly the font
you want in PowerPoint or Keynote

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, Fonts, Images, PowerPoint

Besides the embedding font option which is problematic, there is another way of making sure your font looks as good when projected at the venue as it does on your own computer. You can save your presentation as a series of images (JPEGs or PNG files – the latter uses gamma correction which make improve […]

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Scientific presentations
- can they ever be artistic?

May 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Apple Keynote, Communication, PowerPoint, Presentation skills

I saw a question from someone who has the same anxiety as me – how to design great scientific slides that have enough content to keep them interested but not overwhelmed.

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