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I can answer question relating to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, 2010 or 2013 that is operated within the program. I am the owner of a Document Solutions Company specializing in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel - The Proof Positive Group, LLC.

BASIC Creating a Presentation | Formatting Text on Slides | Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation | Modifying Objects | Adding Tables to a Presentation | Inserting Charts in a Presentation | Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
ADVANCED Personalizing User Functions | Customizing a Design Template | Adding Diagrams to a Presentation | Adding Special Effects to Presentations | Customizing a Slide Show Presentation | Collaborating on a Presentation | Securing and Distributing a Presentation
CANNOT ANSWER MAC questions do not own one | 97 - 2003 no longer have software for reference | OpenOffice related questions do not have experience with this interface | external interaction such as conversion to YouTube, etc.

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Proposal, presentation and coordination professional possessing over fifteen years experience with diverse industries including investment banking, marketing, consulting, defense, aerospace and other contracting agencies. In depth software knowledge and certifications including Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2000 and 2003 certifications as well as extensive training and experience in Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 & 2013 and Adobe products (CS6 & Acrobat X Pro). Projects have included production coordination, financial reporting, database maintenance, template design of various manuals, design of numerous high-end electronic presentations and form design. Years of experience as an operator and supervisor in multiple Microsoft Office based proposal centers in NYC, Connecticut and Colorado.

Microsoft 2007 | 2010 | 2013 Excel | PowerPoint | Word | RFP | Request for Proposal | Adobe PDF 9 Pro| Templates | Boilerplates | Coordination


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Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) 2003 | Excel | Outlook | PowerPoint | Expert Word
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2000 | Excel | Outlook | PowerPoint | Expert Word

Past/Present Clients

AOR | AT&T | Ball Aerospace | Boeing | Brains at Work | C&H Consulting | Citicorp | Colomer Group | Duke Energy | | EDS | EquaTerra | General Dynamics | Goyak Consulting | HB Management | M.D. Anderson Cancer Center | Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle | McClain Finlon | Plasmon | Raytheon | Space Imaging | Tactical Training Specialists (TTS) | The Brendle Group | TM Design | Trineum Partners | UBS | Vexcel | WillowTree Advisors | Zeto Creative

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Microsoft contracted me to build and update PowerPoint templates in MS Office 2013. It had always been my goal to work with them. I currently have 200+ PowerPoint and Word templates published at Word Template Downloads. Templates are provided at no cost from Microsoft in 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Negin11/29/13101010Thanks dear Michelle. Helped me a lot .....
mimi11/02/12101010Thanks, Michelle. This was a better response .....
Amol PATIL03/10/12 
Tim09/20/11101010A logical sensible reply!
Jenny05/06/11101010You are an absolute gem and a .....

Recent Answers from Michelle Howell

2014-04-10 PowerPoint Animation:

Hi KC,    It will be best to review information from Microsoft on animations for a better overview:

2013-11-29 Password on .pptx not for .ppsx:

Hi Negin,    ppsx is a slideshow and cannot be edited so password is not applicable. pptx is editable so your friend will need to unlock for you to make edits. This is not something you can do.    Hope

2012-11-05 International Business Management:

Hi Sandra,    If 2007/2010, put your cursor at the bottom of the slide just above bottom bar (see attached screen shot). Your cursor will turn into horizontal double arrow. When this happens, drag up to

2012-11-02 PPT Transition Time:

Hi Mimi,    In 2010 it is 23:59:59. If you are in another version, you will need to check to see if different. to do this, go to Transition tab. In Advanced slide area check 'After' and double click to

2012-03-09 slow typing on templets:

Hi Amol PATIL,    I am sorry to hear that you are having problems with your PowerPoint files. Unfortunately this problem will persist as long as you continue to use 2003 templates. The reason is that 2003


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