Import, Export & Translation Tools
for PowerPoint

george! adds functionality to PowerPoint to drive
productivity and professionalism 

 
 
 
 
 

As you are using george!

Most of the dialog boxes include built-in help

Simply click on the george! logo in the dialog box

For additional guidance please use these tutorials

 

How to Use

Learn how to use all of the the functions of george! 
in these Tutorials


How to Access george!

  1. Open PowerPoint
  2. Click the george! tab to bring up the ribbon

Note: If george! is installed but you do not see the george! tab in PowerPoint follow these Troubleshooting steps.

 

The following Tutorials teach you how to use each button
on the george! ribbon

george! ribbon in PowerPoint

 

PREFERENCES: USER

Your george! software is designed to be customized.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to set your global preferences for the Word documents george! will create, including:
  • Setting your logo to appear on cover pages
  • Adding your copyright information
  • Including/excluding a Revision Date
  • Including/excluding borders around imported slide images
  • Setting a default folder to Save to
  • Automatic "Check for Software Updates" on/off

 

PREFERENCES: STATS

The george! Stats function scans and provides counts of everything in your PowerPoint file.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to scan a PowerPoint file on your screen to display:
  • Number of slides
  • Number of sections
  • Number of slides that have
    • Charts
    • Comments
    • Media
    • Notes
    • Picyures
    • SmartArt
    • Tables
    • Text Frames
  • Total words on slides
  • Total words in notes
  • Total words

 

EXTRACT: SLIDE CONTENT

george! will extract anything from an open PowerPoint file into a Word document.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to control the file type and the PPI (Pixels per Inch) of extracted images 
  2. How to control what is extracted

  3. How to extract:

  • Slides
  • Charts
  • Comments
  • Notes
  • Pictures
  • SmartArt
  • Tables Text
  • Video Posters

 

CONVERT & TRANSLATE: FORMATTED TEXT

The george! Convert function allows you to extract formatted slide text and slide notes into Word to quickly and easily modify and/or translate the text; and then import the converted formatted text back into PowerPoint.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to Extract formatted text from slides, and slides notes, into a Word document
  2. How to Translate or convert the extracted formatted text in Word

  3. How to Import the modified formatted text back into a PowerPoint file
 

 

MEDIA: IMPORT PICS

The george! Import Pics function imports multiple image files into your open PowerPoint file, and unlike PowerPoint, george! distributes your images across as many slides as required.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to import multiple image files into an open PowerPoint file
  2. How to control over the layout of the slides your imported images will be added to

  3. How to control the insertion type
  4. How to insert as "Linked and Embedded" so that your images will update automatically when you make changes to the image file


 

MEDIA: CHG PIC LINKS

Having linked images in a presentation file saves file size, but when you change the directory location of the images, or email the file to someone else, the links are broken and an “X” replaces the images in your slides. 

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to quickly fix broken image links by correcting the linked folder path 
  2. How to quickly change the type of link on inserted images

 

 

MEDIA: SAVE PICS

The george! Save Pics function allows you to save embedded images as reusable image files.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to save embedded pictures, charts, tables and SmartArt as reusable image files
  2. How to control the saved image file format

  3. How to create picture files of the entire slides

 

ACCESSIBILITY: GENERATE ALT TEXT

Use the george! Generate Alt Text function to add or edit Alt Text in an open PowerPoint file, for screen readers and 508 compliance.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to quickly find “non-text” embedded objects to view the alternate text titles and descriptions automatically generated by george!
  2. How to quickly edit the Alt Text to improve it

 

 

TOC OUTLINE: ADD MARKERS

The george! Add Markers function is a fast, visual method for adding a Table of Contents to a Word document created from your PowerPoint slides and notes.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to add Level 1 and Level 2 TOC markers to the slides in an open PowerPoint file to mark the start of new topics and new sub-topics
  2. Use these markers to generate a Table of Contents in your george! documents

  3. Use these markers to generate a Table of Contents in LeaderGuide Pro documents that are built by importing PowerPoint files marked by george! 
 

 

TOC OUTLINE: ERASE ALL

The george! Erase All function

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to remove all TOC markers in the open PowerPoint file.
 

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DOCUMENTS: CREATE

The george! Create function is what george! is all about. george! creates documents from your slides and notes for use as speaker notes and as handouts to support PowerPoint-driven presentations. 

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to use Create to quickly and easily generate branded, formatted Word documents from your PowerPoint files

 

PRODUCT: ACT'N DEACT

The george! Act'n DeAct function does just what the name suggests.

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to activate and deactivate your george! software
  2. How to check your software version

  3. How to check for software updates
 

 

STYLES: HOW TO CUSTOMIZE

The george! Customizing Styles allows you to modify the Styles used in the Word documents george! creates from your PowerPoint files. 

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to modify the Word paragraph styles in the george! Style Guide
 

 

HELP: v7.0

Click the george! Help button to link to

This tutorial guides you through:

  1. How to access the george! product support page on the Great Circle Learning web site
  2. How to access all of the built in help that is included in the george! software

 


 

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