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Present PowerPoint docs on a BlackBerry PlayBook

Learn how to present PowerPoint docs on a BlackBerry PlayBook using the Slideshow To Go app.

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PlayBook apps

The BlackBerry PlayBook makes a pretty mean presentation tool. It comes with software for viewing and editing Microsoft Office documents preinstalled, and has a built-in HDMI connector that can easily connect to any modern display or projector.
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Slideshow To Go

After loading your PowerPoint presentation onto the PlayBook, launch the Slideshow To Go App and hit the Browse button at the bottom of the screen.
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Slideshow To Go

Select your PowerPoint document from the list and hit Open.
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Slideshow To Go

You should see your presentation. In this mode, you can flick left or right to go through slides or use the arrows at the top.
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Slideshow To Go

You can tap the middle icon to see a thumbnail view of your slides.
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Slideshow To Go

Hit the notes button on the left, and you can privately view whatever cheat sheet you might have on the bottom of the screen.
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HDMI output

But if you really want to go pro, connect an HDMI cable and use the presenter mode icon on the right to lock the full-screen slideshow to the HDMI output and free yourself up to configure the tablet view however you like.

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