Palette NO Discontinued, will not be updated. Registered Palette users qualify for a free upgrade to ShapeStyles Try out the free demo, then use the Contact Us link to request your free upgrade. Please supply the name you registered Palette under. Do we recommend upgrading to Office or ? If you rely heavily on third-party add-ins, test carefully to be sure your add-ins are compatible with the new version of PowerPoint.
If possible, try out the new version, but not on a computer you rely on for your everyday work. Set up a test computer, install Office and any "must-have" add-ins and test thoroughly. You can test with the demo versions of our add-ins at no cost. Upgrading to Office or ? If you've decided to update an existing Office setup to or , do this: Uninstall your PPTools add-ins first. Install the new version of Office. Start PowerPoint and choose the following security settings: In the leftmost pane of the Trust Center dialog box, click "Macro Settings" Under "Macro Settings" on the right, click "Disable all macros with notification".
In most cases, that will solve the problem. If not, please get in touch with us If the addins don't work or appear to be disabled Click the Office Button or File Tab then click PowerPoint Options at the bottom of the pop-up menu In the leftmost pane of the PowerPoint Options dialog box that appears, click "Add-Ins" At the bottom of the Add-ins pane that appears on the right, next to "Manage: Click Close to return to the PowerPoint Options dialog box.
If the newly enabled add-in doesn't work immediately, re-start PowerPoint and try it again. Toolbars, Menu items PowerPoint and later no longer have toolbars or menus. Toolbars now appear on an Add-Ins tab. This makes add-ins less convenient than in previous versions of PowerPoint. You now must first click the Add-Ins tab in order to use them.
But read on Make your add-ins more accessible Though you can't change toolbars and menus in PowerPoint and later, you now have the Quick Access Toolbar QAT , which you can customize. To make your PPTools and other add-ins easy to get to, do this: At the right of the QAT, you'll see a small downward pointing arrowhead.
Click it to open the "Customize Quick Access Toolbar" menu. Underneath "Choose commands from: As you double-click each of these, it appears in the list on the right, Make certain that under "Customize Quick Access Toolbar" it says "For all documents default ".
One exposes the toolbars and buttons your add-ins have installed, the other makes the add-ins' menu items available. Because of changes in PowerPoint and later, the uninstaller may leave the PPTools menu item and toolbar buttons behind on the Add-Ins tab. To remove one of these "orphan" toolbars, right-click any button on the toolbar and choose "Delete Custom Toolbar" from the pop-up menu.
Palette NO Discontinued, will not be updated. Registered Palette users qualify for a free upgrade to ShapeStyles Try out the free demo, then use the Contact Us link to request your free upgrade. Please supply the name you registered Palette under.