DeckRobot User Guide

Install Plugin

Download the plugin by the link, then double click on the installer file, install the file. If your OS or antivirus does not allow to install it, click the right button of the mouse on the installer and "run as administrator".
Alternative Design
Pressing the button "Alternative Design" will adjust the slide providing an alternative design option.
Fix All Corporates Elements
Fix Colors, Fonts, Titles
Pressing the buttons "Fix Colors, Fonts, Titles" and "Fix All Corporate Elements" will apply corporate EY styling to any slide
Align Objects
Pressing the button "Align Objects" and select the type of alignment allows you to align objects on the slide.
Align multiple slides at once. Select the slides you wish to align and click "Align Objects".
Add/Remove SelectedColumns and Rows
Select Rows or Columns you wish to add or remove on the slide.

After selecting, pressing the button "Add/Remove Row" and "Add/Remove Column" will add/remove them accordingly.
Anonymize Slide(s) content
An opportunity to anonymize your whole deck removing all the client content & just leaving the formatting and design elements to constantly feed the dataset
Send slide(s) To API
Simply select the slides you want and send them securely to your corporate server. You can use them as a future template for the Alternative Design options!
Remove Unused Master Slides/Layouts
Pressing the button "Remove Unused Master Slides/Layouts" will remove all unusedmaster slides and layouts from the presentation and make the presentation
Split textbox
A feature that allows to quickly split a single textbox into two and saves time on manual formatting. For splitting textbox, divide visually your text in the box by "enter", "space", or paragraph. After that, you can choose the textbox and click on "split textbox" it will split the text into as many boxes as you had paragraphs.
Merge textbox
Merge textbox helps to merge two or more separated textboxes into one. For merging textboxes, choose textboxes that you want to merge, then click "merge textboxes", it will merge them in one big textbox, and all other boxes will merge into the first textbox you have chosen.
Format Fonts
A feature that helps formatting fonts based on the request to reduce time creating a consistent message. For formatting, fonts choose first the textbox or text, which you want to give as an example. After that, choose other text boxes, then click "resize fonts". All text boxes will change fonts according to the first chosen example.
Compress Images
A feature that helps compressing images to a minimal size to limit the external compressing procedures & ensure you have a minimal size of a presentation. Compressing pictures compresses selected or all the pictures in the presentation. The quality of pictures won't be changed or crapped.
Cancel Design / Styling
After applying Alternative Design on the slide, button "Cancel Design" will bring back the original slide.

After applying Corporate Styling on the slide, button "Cancel Styling" will bring back the original slide.

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Alternative Design
Fix All Corporate Elements
Align Objects
Resize Slides
Rows & Columns
Anonymize Slide Content
Send Slide to API
Remove Unused Master Slides
Split Textbox
Merge Textbox
Format Fonts
Compress Images

Key use cases
for the DeckRobot technology

Create new slides when you don't have a good formatting example or you simply don't remember where it was. You don't have to worry about spending hours trying to find that exact slide.
Find alternative formatting for your slide.Try different options from your corporate templates; remove or add shades; transform vertical to horizontal slides etc.
Find a proper formatting for a ready slide. You would be able to chose among hundreds of options to work on all the formatting caveats
Apply corporate style formatting for all the slides in your document. Make sure the titles, sources and bullet points are all in the same format across the document
Align objects on your slide.Make sure all the textboxes, shapes, images, charts and tables are properly positioned

DeckRobot FAQ

Will DeckRobot add content to the slide while formatting?

No, DeckRobot keeps all user content on the slide, only adding graphics, formatting, aligning elements when appropriate and keeping the slide consistent.

Getting a login error?

1. If windows hangs, it may result in disabling the plugin so you need to reinstall it (please look at the first point "Can't see DeckRobot Plugin in PowerPoint?")

2. The account can be used from one machine only and should be added by the admin

Can't see DeckRobot Pluginin PowerPoint?

If an error occurred when windows hangs, it may result in disabling the plugin:

1. Open PowerPoint

2. File → Options → Add-ins → Manage: Disable Items → Go…

3. Select DeckRobot Add-In → Enable → Close → OK

4. Restart PowerPoint

Before the first install:

1. Make sure .Net Framework version 4.7.1 or higher is installed, DeckRobot installer will identify that so please follow all installation steps

2. Make sure installed the desktop version MS PowerPoint,not "My Office" that could be pre-installed