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I have been using Office Mix 2016 for a few years to do tutorials for the teachers I work with.  Our county updated to 2016 around the holidays. They told us that Microsoft was putting all the tools for MIX in the tools for PowerPoint 2016, so we no lo

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Has anyone heard or read anything about Office Mix going away? I thought I read somewhere that it was. Can someone clarify?

You have to Upload to Mix for it to have Mix functionality...otherwise, it's just a video

I am working in Powerpoint 2017 on a new PPT template from marketing. I run Office using the Black Office Theme. When I open the new deck, the colors are not consistent between the editing view and the slideshow view. Slideshow looks great, but the editin

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I have searched everywhere for something on this and your thread is the only thing I've found. I have to switch to the white theme, edit my powerpoint then switch back. S

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I have a PowerPoint that uses animations heavily and using WebEx Training Center / Meeting Center File | Upload / Share a file doesn't work with PowerPoint files that use animations and transitions.  Using Share App or Share screen isn't a good solution b

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How is Office Mix different from PowerPoint?

Office Mix turns the power of PowerPoint presentations into the superpowers of interactive videos. Now you can do more than add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, pictures, and videos to slides. You can create

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Nice explanation! Now that PowerPoint has support for Recording will Office Mix disappear?
Shafiq, do you have any connections with the dev team for Office Mix? The installer has expired certifications. I am unable to download it because I keep getting a "hash"... Read More

This used to work occassionally but after some specific testing I am now getting an explicit error:

Can anyone shed light on why PowerPoint is not supporting the required interface anymore?


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Word works fine with properties and tags but not PowerPoint it seems.



Also originally shown by the Windows team at //build, you’ll soon be able to draw straight lines and align objects with the help of a built-in digital ruler in PowerPoint. Only with Windows 10 technology can you use pen and touch simultaneously, allowin

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This is a useful addition particulary for teachers who have Interactive White Boards/Panels.
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Icons and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) in Office apps—Now you can insert and edit SVG icons and images in your documents. We’re adding a built-in library of professional, high-quality icons you can use to make your content more visual. Since these ico

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PowerPoint Designer and Morph are new intelligent tools that work for you by automating the creation of slides and presentations, helping everyone get more out of Office. With a cloud-powered recommendation engine and smart animation technology, these new

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Today a teacher attempted to have a class of 18 students realtime co-author a PowerPoint via Online. Everything seemed to be great and everyone could see changes. However once they closed browsers and came back a few hours later it appeared essentially no

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i think you must check account synchronized settings
That's strange behaviour. The Online apps save every time a change is made - even to the character level. I'd suggest logging a Service Request and getting the support te... Read More



I am trying to use Background-Music with Quiz-Slides on PPTx.

In Presenter-Mode everything is fine. But after publishing the PPTx to Office-Mix the Audio is stripped out or blocked.


Also Background-Music ( Play in Background and Play across Slides )

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Make impressive Gantt charts
that everyone can understand

PowerPoint timeline maker for important meetings

  • Intuitive add-in that works inside PowerPoint
  • Stunning project visuals without the effort
  • Project slides that are familiar & easy to share
  • Automatically
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Hello PowerPoint Tech Community!


Are you or your company switching to Microsoft PowerPoint from Google Slides? We have your go-to guide to help you get up and running in Office 365 with minimum disruption.


Check out this Switch to PowerPoint from Slides

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I'm an instructor and require my students to watch Mix. I set the permission as "limited - Anyone with a link must sign-in to view". So students must sign-in before they can watch. 


After a week or 2, I asked my students not in the visitor statistics. Abo

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When will this feature (Use Zoom for PowerPoint to bring your presentation to life) will be available?

If you look at this What's new in PowerPoint 2016 for Windows, it should already be available in July 2016 ...


I have an Office 365 ProPlus subscription

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I just updated my 2016 version and Zoom was there.  It's really cool, but sometimes it acts flaky. I think it's me.

I am on "Current Channel" with "First Release" enabled in the admin portal. I am on Version 1610 (Build 7466.2038). But it is still not available!


As per this https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/mt465751.aspx

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Additional Info (Found on the internet): "For Office 365 for Business users, the feature is currently only available to First Release channel for commercial Office 365 su

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I thought this could be the platform to reach the devs of PowerPoint fastest and most easily.

Hoping that someone working on PowerPoint sees this.

But here is my suggestion :)

Currently there is no way to change the transparency of a picture as a whole.

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Any Idea Why I dont have Zoom feature in Power Point 2016. 


I have Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

Version: 16.0.6965.2084




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if you talk about PowerPoint Online the zoom option is there not available ...

If you talk about PowerPoint locally installed it should be available in the Ribbon in the V

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We continuing to bring training courses from LinkedIn Learning to our Office Training Center on Support.office.com with more than a dozen new collection of PowerPoint 2016 training courses. Learn how to create presentations, how to add audio and video to

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Today, we are releasing our new Office Training Roadmaps, so you or your employees can quickly find and track what you need to grow your Office skills and increase your productivity. We've created one for PowerPoint 2016 training roadmap, available both o

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I've noticed audio narration is "ducked" (i.e., muted) between slides. This can be problematic in cases where the narration needs to carry seamlessly across multiple slides. If you record narration, then the volume is reduced to 0 between slides, which le

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It's not so much that the audio volume is reduced between slides, it's that each slide's narration is recorded into a separate audio file, one per slide. 

You could try re

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When in Powerpoint > Mix, From the Quizzes, Videos, Apps tile - when attempting to load an Office Add-in from the store I repeatedly receive an error "This Add-In Could not be started. Close the dialog....."


We are on Windows 10, Office 2016, 32Bit.  Any

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I have just tried the Add-In install from a personal Windows 10 PC on my home network.   I get a very different result from my domain based, managed Windows 10 device on

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A little more information.  We are also getting Store errors associated with out O365 tenant login names.

It is almost as if Office Mix does not recognise our O365 identit

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I produce a lot of short-form videos for my company. Most of them are quick how-to videos that feature a fair amount of voice over screen recordings. My team uses Camtasia quite a bit, which I like very much, but I'd like to move some of that production o

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I don't think the intent of PowerPoint is to be a serious contender in the video production space.
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Pitching ideas isn’t nearly as nerve-wracking when you’ve got a powerful presentation to share. We recently spoke about presenting with Jon Hammond, chief strategy officer for Galvanized Media, the company responsible for the New York Times best-selling b

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Hi there, 


I'd like to embed videos from sites other than Youtube, like Vimeo for example. Appears as though this was taken away at some point (I havent done it in years). 


Is there a place to request?

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So, that's weird. PowerPoint still provides the UI to add embed codes under Insert > Media > Videos > Online Videos, but it's clear from this Office support page that the

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So, I've been trying to create basic background animations in PowerPoint 2016. I want something relatively easy to replicate...you know, subtle motion in the background of the slide while other things animate on top of it. I've been moderately successful

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