Create features

Design and productivity software transforms the way you produce documents

Packed with features in PowerPoint to save you hours

New template

Create a new presentation based on a list of available templates within Create

Doc setup

A dialog to make changes to headers/footers, titles and secondary logos for with the current presentation

Draft stamp

Shows or hides a custom draft stamp or watermark on every slide of your presentation

Insert agenda/TOC

Insert an automated agenda or table of contents (TOC) based on section or appendix dividers, slide titles or a combination

Exclude entry in agenda/TOC

Displays a list of all items in your table of contents/agenda, where you can exclude any you don’t wish to list

Insert repeating agenda/TOC

Insert a divider slide which automatically displays all the section titles and slide numbers, with the current section highlighted

Insert section divider

Insert section (and in custom Create, appendix dividers) into your presentation

Insert divider mini-TOC

Adds a mini-TOC listing all the slide titles in the section, or you can select which titles to include and their corresponding slide number, with a hyperlink

Insert section tracker

Add a single section name – or all sections – at the top of every page, with a hyperlinks for navigation in PowerPoint, as a Screenshow, or PDF

Update section tracker

Update the section tracker or section tracker bar throughout the document

Edit section tracker

Allows editing of a current section text, which does not affect the section divider or table of contents/agenda

Home link

Shows or hides a custom hyperlink icon on every page which, when clicked, will navigate selection to the TOC/agenda

Colour palette

A palette with company approved colours and fonts, for formatting text, tables, maps and shapes

Text formatting

Comprehensive styles task pane to enable one-click formatting text, tables and shapes, based on the current template

Auto text

Insert text elements such as subtitles, source or message boxes, in right size, font and position on your slide, from a handy task pane

Insert table

Inserts a pre-formatted PowerPoint table of your choosing from a custom selection, into a placeholder

Format table

Options to format whole tables, rows, columns or selected cells

Sort table

Arrange data in a table, or multiple tables on a page at once, numerically or alphabetically

Paste subset

Paste a selection of data from Excel into an existing formatted table in PowerPoint

Table tools

Compress row, compress column and format negative numbers in a whole table or selection

View all Excel links

Display all Excel linked objects such as text, charts, tables and pictures of tables and charts for editing and updating

Update all

Global update of Excel linked objects, section trackers and agenda/TOC

View selected

Opens the selected linked object (chart, table, text, or chart/table as picture) in Excel

Update selected

Update the selected linked chart, table, text, or chart/table as picture from Excel source data

Update all charts and tables

Global update of all linked Excel charts, tables and charts/tables as pictures

Update all linked charts

Global update of all linked Excel charts and charts as pictures

Update all linked text

Global update all linked Excel text within your presentation

Update all linked Excel tables

Global update all linked Excel tables and tables as pictures

Format chart

Format Powerpoint charts from a selection of company styles

Copy/paste chart size

Pick up and apply the chart size, plot area and chart position, from one chart to another

Layout library

A selection of blank or populated layouts appropriate for your presentation

Change layout

Change the layout of a slide from a selection, copies content to the new layout

Map library

A globe-trotting collection of over 300 editable PowerPoint maps, globes and regions

Shape library

A library of editable custom shapes and graphics formatted in your branding

Map marker

Insert a map marker or other pre-defined shapes for use on maps or diagrams

Image library

Insert an image from company-approved library in Create

Picture from clipboard

Insert a picture from your clipboard

Cover graphics

Toggle to hide/show cover graphics, intended only for use with pre-printed covers

Select

Select all objects of the same shape, colour or line style on the current slide

Make all same

Apply all the attributes from a selected shape to another shape or shapes

Make same height

Apply the same height from one shape to others

Make same width

Apply the selected width of one shape to another shape or shapes

Make subtitle

Cut selected text and copy into the page subtitle shape

Make title

Cut selected text and copy into the page title shape

Alternating slide numbers

Display slide numbers on alternate slides

Page numbers

Display or hide slide numbers, updates if issues with numbers, position or formatting

Quick slides

Access to the 3 most frequently used slide layouts for your presentation

Swap shapes

Swap any two selected shapes on a slide, retaining the top left corner position

PDF

Save a PDF of your presentation, removing non-printing metadata and properties

Package

Takes a copy of your presentation and all linked files into a custom zip, for sharing or archiving

Spelling langugae

Apply a selected spelling language from a list, to the entire presentation

Show guides

Display or hide the native PowerPoint drawing guides

User settings

Change user settings such as location, paper size, layout and date format and set your default PowerPoint presentation

Make v10 compatible

Update the current presentation to fully support the features in version 10, improving speed when using some functions within Create

Brand checker

Checks a presentation for brand deviations such as non-standard colours and fonts, plus inconsistencies such as double spaces, highlighted text and square brackets

Help

A searchable guide with user-friendly step-by-step instructions and screenshots

Alert

The notifications pane will alert you to any important messages or alerts concerning any template or software updates

Authoring

Your company’s designated authors can curate updateable text parts, slide layouts, images, shapes and company info

Working faithfully with your brand

These features available in fully-customised Create

New template

Create a new document based on a list of available templates within Create

Edit doc setup

Change cover and other information, headers and footers within the current document

 

Draft stamp

Shows or hides a custom draft stamp or watermark on every slide of your document

Colour palette

A palette with company approved colours and tints, for formatting of text, tables and shapes

Layout library

Insert a layout, section divider, or other custom element from a library of content, based on your template

Symbols library

Custom text symbols, e.g. ticks, crosses and harvey balls, which can be inserted into text, tables or shapes

Insert landscape page

Insert a correctly formatted landscape orientation page, include headers and footers, to a portrait document

Insert portrait page

Insert a correctly formatted portrait orientation page, include headers and footers, to a landscape document

Bullet one

A button to format selected text to bullet level one

Bullet two

A button to format selected text to bullet level two

Heading one

A button to format selected text to heading level one

Heading two

A button to format selected text to heading level two

Body text

A button to format selected text to body text

All text styles

Apply a text style from a list of options relative to the document template

Insert TOC

Insert a table of contents, table of appendix or table of exhibits based on styles within your document

Edit TOC

Configure the selected table of contents or table of appendices via a series of checkboxes

Update TOC

Update all table of contents, appendices or exhibits in your document

Home link

Add a hyperlink icon to all pages, which will navigate to TOC, in Word or a PDF

Insert table

Inserts a pre-formatted Word table of your choosing from a custom selection

Format table

Format whole tables, rows, columns or selected cells from a selection

Picture from file

Inserts a picture from users computer or network, via a file explorer, scaling to fit the selected placeholder

Picture from clipboard

Inserts a picture from the users clipboard and if a group of shapes from PowerPoint, converts to a single high quality, low file size image

Format fraction

Insert a formatted fraction that isn’t necessarily available in Office symbols

FIt figure

Reduce the height of an figure placeholder to fit the maximum content or shape height

Filename

Display or hide the document file location

Insert figure

Insert a numbered figure placeholder for a table, chart, image or equation, which can be cross-referenced

Superscript

Generates a superscript character directly at source, which can be used to create your own footnotes or notes

Copy/paste chart size

Pick up and apply the chart size, plot area and position within it, and legend if present, from one chart to another

View all Excel links

Display all Excel linked objects such as charts, text, tables and pictures of tables and charts, for editing and updating

View selected

Opens the Excel source of a selected linked object, whether a chart, table, text, or chart/table as a picture

Update all

Global update of Excel linked charts, tables, text and charts or tables as pictures, plus any TOC or exhibits

Update selected

Update the selected Excel linked object (chart, table, text or chart and tables as pictures)

Update charts and tables

Global update of all linked Excel charts, tables, plus any charts or tables as pictures, within your document

Update charts

Global update of all linked Excel charts and charts as pictures, within your document

Update text

Global update of all linked Excel text within your document

Update tables

Global update of all linked Excel tables and tables as pictures

Copy selection

Copy the selection, retaining the Excel source link and formatting, to another place in the document or a new document

Copy/paste linked chart

Copy the selected chart, retaining the Excel source link and formatting, to another place in the document or a new document

Copy/paste linked table

Copy the selected table, retaining the Excel source link and formatting, to another place in the document or a new document

Paste subset

Paste a selection of unlinked data from Excel into an existing formatted table in PowerPoint

Insert placeholder

Inserts a blank placeholder for a chart, table or text and ensures integrity of any shape within it

PDF

Save a PDF of your document, removing non-printing metadata and properties you would not want to share with recipients

Make v10 compatible

Update the current presentation to fully support the features in version 10, improving speed when using some functions within Create

Package/Unpackage

Packages a copy of your document together with all Excel linked files, into a custom zip for duplicating entire documents, sharing and archiving. Extracts a package of your copied document to a chosen location, relinking all Excel objects

Check for updates

Check for updates to software or brand templates, library assets and content

Spelling language

Apply a selected spelling language from a list, to the entire document

User settings

Change user settings such as region, location, paper size and date format

Help

A searchable guide with user-friendly step-by-step instructions and screenshots

Notification

Notification concerning any software updates, or changes to content, templates or assets

Save time on everyday tasks and get consistency

Template library

Select a new workbook from your custom Create library

Worksheet library

Insert a single or multiple worksheets from your custom library

Linked text

Send selected content as linked text to PowerPoint/Word

Colours

Colour palette for recolouring objects, text, tables or charts

Multiply

Multiply values by -1, 10, 100 or 1,000

Divide

Divide selected values by 10, 100 or 1,000

Text symbols

Contains custom symbols e.g. ticks, crosses or harvey balls for insertion into text, shapes or tables

Wrap text

Wrap text in a cell/selection of cells on the worksheet

Footnote

Insert a formatted superscript number (e.g. 1, 2, 3) to text in a cell

Number formats

Applies a custom number format from a selection to the selected cell/s

Copy chart size

Copies the size of the chart plot area, position and shape of a selected chart

Apply chart size

Applies the size of the chart plot area, position and shape to a selected chart

Make line

Change a selected chart series to a line with correct formatting

Split axis

Create a split in the chart axis for better representation of the data

Switch axis

Swaps the primary and secondary axes of a chart that has two Y-axes

Second axis

Creates and assigns a chart series to a second value axis

Forecast

Adds a shaded region behind an area within your chart to represent forecast data

Pie labels

Adds labels to a pie chart as unattached text boxes, linked to up to three series (cells) of data

CAGR

Calculates and adds a CAGR arrow or line to a column chart

Add average

Calculates and inserts an average line or area onto a chart

Axis labels

Sets category date labels on an X-Y scatter line chart

Add labels

Adds custom linked data labels that do not have to be part of chart source data

Remove labels

Removes all native Excel data labels with one click

Chart comment

Adds a custom comment/text box to a data point on a chart series

New chart

Create a new chart with a custom theme applied

Change chart type

Changes the type of the selected chart and applies a custom theme

Preview chart

Resize and/or reformat a chart without sending to PowerPoint or Word

Format chart for Excel

Applies a custom Excel theme to a selected chart

OLE chart as is

Sends the chart to PowerPoint/Word as an OLE chart, without resizing or formatting

OLE chart fully formatted

Resizes, formats and sends the chart to PowerPoint/Word as an OLE chart

Format chart for PowerPoint

Applies a custom PowerPoint theme to a selected chart

Quick send to PowerPoint

One click to send a selected chart, table or text to PowerPoint, using a pre-defined method

Send chart to PowerPoint

Send and link selected chart to PowerPoint

Send chart to PowerPoint formatted

Format, size, send and link a chart to PowerPoint

Send chart to PowerPoint resized

Resize, send and link a chart to PowerPoint placeholder

Recreate as embedded in PowerPoint

Copies data and produces chart in PowerPoint as an embedded MS graph object, indepdent of the workbook

Quick send to Word

One click to send a selected chart, table or text to Word, using a pre-defined method

Format chart for Word

Applies a custom Word theme to a selected chart

Send chart to Word as is

Send and link selected chart to Word exactly as shown in Excel

Send chart to Word formatted

Format, size, send and link a chart to Word

Send chart to Word resized

Resize, send and link a chart to Word placeholder

Chart as picture as is

Send and link chart as a picture, exactly as shown in Excel, to Word or PowerPoint

 

Chart as picture scaled to fit

Send and link chart as a picture, scaled proportionately to fit the selected placeholder in Word or PowerPoint

Chart as picture stetched to fit

Send and link chart as a picture, stretched to fit the selected placeholder in Word or PowerPoint

Format table

Formats a selected table by applying a custom theme for PowerPoint/Word/Excel

Table borders

Formats table borders of selected rows, columns or cells

Scale table columns

Columns proportionally scaled to fit the width of a placeholder in PowerPoint/Word

Resize table

Resize a table selection in Excel to match a selected placeholder in PowerPoint or Word

Table as picture as is

Sends a linked table as a picture to PowerPoint/Word exactly as shown in Excel

Table as picture resized only

Scales and sends a linked table as a picture to PowerPoint/Word

Table as picture scaled to fit

Sends a linked table as a picture to PowerPoint/Word scaled proportionately

Copy table subset

Copies an unlinked selection of data in Excel that can be pasted into an existing formatted table in Word or PowerPoint

Send table to PowerPoint

Link and send table and then apply formatting in PowerPoint and scale to fit placeholder

Send table to Word formatted

Link and send table and then apply formatting in Word and scale to fit margins or placeholder

Send table to Word as is

Send and link selected table to Word exactly as shown in Excel

Send table to Word resized

Resize, send and link a table to Word

Undo Create action

Undo a previous Create action such as format table or chart

Clear Create undo stack

Clear the Create Undo list

PDF

Creates a PDF of your workbook and removes hidden metadata

Help

Built-in user friendly guide with step-by-step instructions and screenshots

Switch brand

Where more than one brand available, allows users to switch

Alert

Notifications tell you when content and new assets have been updated in Create

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