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Powerpoint File Size Does Not Reduce Even After Deleting Slides

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Updated 10 Jul 2018 - After some testing, I find that those "extra" template slides appear when you try to copy some slides and paste them to another deck with "Keep Source Formatting". So if you frequently encounter this problem, you could be like me, often having to take content from different decks and piece together a customized deck for the work on hand. If so, then the solution below should help with your Powerpoint file size. If you work with Powerpoint slides a lot, you may have seen some pretty big and bloated slide decks, especially if it contains lots of photos or video content. This presents an issue when sending over email with attachment size limits. Most of the time, deleting slides or compressing content should help to reduce the size.  If you had come upon this article after googling, you probably had just encountered a similar frustrating experience as me. Even after  removing most of the content, the Powerpoint file size remains mostly th

How to Add Borders Around Images or Photos in Microsoft OneNote

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Updated 10 Jul 2018 - Another quick tip, the steps below can be reversed, you can copy an image into OneNote first, select the image, and then choose to insert a 1x1 table, which will achieve the same result. Ever since I started using Microsoft OneNote on my work laptop, I have found it useful for taking quick notes or just jotting down random notes while working. For those that like to use notepad or Microsoft word to jot down quick notes or your To-Do list, Microsoft OneNote works just like a note-taking program and much more. Unlike normal text-based editors, it allows you to click anywhere in the frame and start typing notes, add drawings and images! You can also group your notes into sections within notebooks, do hyperlinking across different sections, copy and paste content from the web (and a link to the source will be automatically added for you). This is a piece of software that should earn a place in your arsenal of handy office productivity toolkit. One peeve I have is w