One of the best books written about giving presentations, Resonate by Nancy Duarte, is free on iTunes and on the Duarte Design website. I loved Slide:ology too, and Resonate has been on my list of books that I’ve been meaning to check out, so now I have no excuse at all.
You have to appreciate that someone was offended enough by the leaked slides about the PRISM data-collection program that they gave them a sleek re-design. The former is reality, the latter is what would happen in a science-fiction film.
In anticipation of the upcoming October 26 launch of Office:Mac 2011, we’re updating our website with new content. The latest update is a series of quick videos to introduce you to each of the applications. These are all produced in-house, even down to the voiceovers: those are all MacBU employees that you hear on the videos.
Here’s links to the videos for each app:
Did PPT get the “reduce file size” ability of the Windows version?
Yes! In PowerPoint:Mac 2011, go to File -> Reduce File Size. When you do that, you get the following dialog:
For more information about reducing your file size, including the options you have for the picture quality, you can check out the help topic for it.
We’ve had a lot of requests for this feature, and here it is!