Efficient Elements for presentations – The Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint

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Interactive Feature Map

Click on any of the buttons on the left to learn about the respective feature.
Or simply scroll down to learn about all features – one by one.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
  • Shared Netword Drive / SharePoint 2010 or newer (optional, only required for EE Sync)

Agenda Wizard


The Agenda Wizard helps you structure your presentations by adding agenda slides between topics:

  • Calculate time slots or page numbers automatically
  • Create multiple agendas for a single presentation, e.g. for multi-day-meetings
  • Save space in long agendas by collapsing sub-items
  • Easily reorgnize your agenda – content slides will be sorted for you automatically
  • The Agenda Wizard is 100% customizable to fit your company’s specific agenda layout!

Agenda Wizard

Element Wizard

Element Wizard


The Element Wizard provides you with a well-organized set of useful slide elements in an easy-to-navigate gallery structure:

  • Pick from a selection of box layouts, process chains, Gantt charts, diagrams, maps, flags …
  • Get a customized edition to include your company’s slide collection
  • Use the My Elements feature to store your own elements for later use and share them with your colleagues


Master Wizard


Insert/remove elements in/from the slide master with a single click of a button, such as

  • Confidentiality indications
  • Status indications
  • Logos or images

Master Wizard

Text Wizard

Text Wizard


Insert text snippets or special characters from the Text Wizard library

  • Get a customized edition to include text snippets relavant for your company, e.g. addresses, mission statement, conventions for numbers/dates/abreviations…
  • Use the My Texts feature to store your own text snippets for later use and share them with your colleagues


Format Wizard


Format and/or position selected objects based on a Format Wizard template:

  • Possible predefined formats range from a position or a font size to a combination of most of the format attributes available in PowerPoint
  • Get a customized edition to include predefined formats according to your company’s style guide
  • Use the My Formats feature to store your own forats for later use and share them with your colleagues

Format Wizard

Map Wizard

Map Wizard


Insert and edit maps of all countries in the world:

  • Insert high quality maps: World, UN regions, countries – with or without subdivisions
  • Use Microsoft Excel to color or label any of the countries / states within the maps – including conditional formatting
  • Embed or link your data source in Microsoft Excel


Smart Elements


Insert smart elements that you can edit interactively on the slide:

  • Harvey Balls (quarters or percentage)
  • Traffic Lights (color and orientation)
  • Percent Bar (percentage)
  • Evaluation (stages and evaluation)
  • Thermometer (percentage)

Smart Elements

Default Bullets | Numbering

Default Bullets | Numbering


If you have trouble with getting the bullets in your presentations to match your corporate design, you will love this feature. One click and your bullets will appear as they should.

  • Turn bullets/numbering on | off …
  • Increase | decrease indent level (works across cells of tables as well)
  • Apply default bullets/numbering format


Manage Your Own | Your Clients' Templates


We can integrate all the templates and styles you might need.

  • Pick the desired template from a list with preview
  • Set the PowerPoint start-up template
  • Change the template of the current presentation to reuse slides for a different customer
  • Use our update service to add templates/styles later – your colleages will be updated automatically

Manage Your Own | Your Clients' Templates

E-Mail | Save Selected Slides

E-Mail | Save Selected Slides


Select slides in the slide sorter and save them or attach them to a new email either as a PowerPoint file or a PDF file.

  • Save to file / attach to e-mail / copy to clipboard
  • Selected slides or complete presentation
  • .pptx / PDF / protected PDF
  • Automatic file names incl. topic, version, date and author
  • Review and edit file properties before saving


Check Presentations


Check your presentation for compliance with your company’s corporate design and interactively fix any issues with just one click. More than 25 rules – and your custom rules if needed:

  • Corporate colors
  • Corporate fonts
  • Bullet formats
  • Orphaned footnotes
  • Double or missing spaces
  • Proofing languages

Additional clean-up features – just one click away:

  • Remove all speech notes to avoid inadvertently conveying confidential information
  • Remove all animations
  • Remove unused designs from the current presentation to reduce file size

Check Presentations

Align Position

Align Position


Align all selected objects do the respective edge of the Master. The Master is always the object that you selected last. If only one object is selected, the object is aligned to the respective edge of the slide.

Dock Objects


Move the selected objects in the respective direction until they touch the Master. The Master is always the object that you selected last.
Dock Objects

Align in Matrix | Stack Objects

Align in Matrix | Stack Objects


Align the selected objects in a matrix or stack them horizontally / vertically so that they touch each other. The alignment / stacking takes place in the order of selection.


Swap Objects


Swap two or more selected objects. You can specify which dimensions of the objects should be swapped, and whether also the layer position should be swapped.

Swap Objects

Slice or Multiply Shape

Slice or Multiply Shape

  • Slice or multiply the selected shape in an arbitrary number of rows and columns
  • Define the horizontal and vertical spacing precisely.


Align in Table


Align the selected objects (e.g. icons, flags, harvey balls, traffic lights) relative to the table cell they are (roughly) positioned over.

Align in Table

Align Size

Align Size


Align the size of all selected objects to the size of the Master, either for width, height, or both. The Master is always the object that you selected last.

Stretch Objects


Stretch the selected objects to the far edge of the Master. The Master is always the object that you selected last.
Stretch Objects

Fill Space Between Objects

Fill Space Between Objects


Fill the gap between all selected objects and the Master (if any). The Master is always the object that you selected last.

Magic Resizer


Resize the selected objects to a given absolute or relative size. You can choose to which attributes (size, line weight, font size etc.) the resizing factor should be applied.
Magic Resizer

Align Angles

Align Angles


Align the angles of all selected block arrows to the Master. The Master is always the object that you selected last.

Align Process Chain


Align the selected block arrows to form a process chain. The Master will define the angle, the position and sizing for all other block arrows in the process chain. The gaps between block arrows are filled from left to right and from top to bottom.
Align Process Chain

Adjust Pentagon Header

Adjust Pentagon Header


Adjust the header boxes of headed Conclusion boxes (standard elements in the Element Wizard). Select a pentagon (block arrow) and the corresponding header box before using this feature.

Align Block Arrows


Apply a standard style to all selected block arrows or define your own metrics based on the Master. The Master is always the object that you selected last.
Align Block Arrows

Align Rounded Rectangles

Align Rounded Rectangles


Define the radius for the selected rounded rectangles or use the Master object’s value. The Master is always the object that you selected last.

Custom Color Palettes


Use color palettes 100% tailored to your corporate design and easily distinguish all colors by groups, names, or RGB values.
Custom Color Palettes

Color Picker | Convert Colors

Color Picker | Convert Colors

  • Pick and use colors from anywhere on screen
  • Convert all theme colors in current selection to RGB colors to make the colors independent of the slide master and theme used.
  • Convert all matching RGB colors in current selection to theme colors to automatically adapt to the slide master and theme used.


Color Bar


All fill, line and font colors at your fingertips with a single click.

Color Bar

Split | Merge Text Boxes

Split | Merge Text Boxes


Split the selected text box at the cursor position to create two separate text boxes.

Merge the selected text boxes in a single text box. The text boxes will be merged in the order of selection.


Hide Selected Objects Temporarily


The objects will maintain their horizontal, vertical and layer position while hidden. Hidden objects can be shown again with the command Unhide Hidden Objects. This is particularly useful if you have a lot of overlapping or layered objects on a slide. You can easily get rid of everything that is in the way.
Hide Selected Objects Temporarily

Navigation

Navigation


Navigate long presentations quickly with the Navigation functions: Go to previous / next slide in history or enter slide number.

Expert Tools


Save even more time with our expert tools: You may not use them on a daily basis but they will be invaluable when you need them.
Expert Tools

Language | User Interface Settings

Language | User Interface Settings


Pick your preferred language. Currently available languages are English, French, German, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese.

Adjust the user interface to suit your needs:

  • Basic – display only the most important functions
  • Expert – the default setting displaying all functions
  • Admin – includes additional functions for customizing Efficient Elements for presentations


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We offer license models and software deployment options tailored to your company’s specific needs.

License Models

We offer three different license models for our products. Most of our customers choose the Corporate License as it offers the best value.

 

Single User License Multi User License Corporate License
License Users Single Named User Multiple Named Users All Employees
License Period 1 Year
License Expiration Individual Common
License Key Individual Common (can be included in installer package)
Benefits
  • Flexibility
  • Additional users can be added during the license period at monthly prices
  • All licenses can be extended at once
  • Attractive pricing model by user groups
  • Flatrate, even if additional employees are hired during the license period
  • Reduced effort for ordering licenses (only one order per year)
  • Easier license management & software deployment
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Our license agreement is part of our General Terms and Conditions.

Software Deployment Options

As a standard, we offer two different types of Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) packages:

Per-User Installation

  • Installation for currently logged in Windows user only
  • Default installation path: Local Application Data
  • No administrative privileges required
  • Automatic Updates (optional)
     

Per-Machine Installation

  • Installation for all users on a machine
  • Default installation path: Program Files (x86)
  • Administrative privileges required
     

If you have special requirements for the installation packages to be used in your company (e.g. Terminal Server), we can also offer installation packages tailored to your IT environment and specific requirements.

Licenses

EE for presentations - License
Single User License
License Period 09/23/2017 - 09/23/2018
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
99 EUR 117.81 EUR
139 USD 165.41 USD
EE for presentations - License
Multi User License, per User per Year
99 EUR 117.81 EUR
139 USD 165.41 USD
EE for presentations - License
Corporate License
Please contact us for an individual offer

Customization

EE for presentations - Customization
Standard Customization Package, 1 Style (One-time Fee)
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
299 EUR 355.81 EUR
399 USD 474.81 USD

Training

EE for presentations - Training
Webinar+
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
495 EUR 589.05 EUR
695 USD 827.05 USD
EE for presentations - Training
Train the Trainer Training
980 EUR 1,166.20 EUR
1,370 USD 1,630.30 USD
Executive Presentation Training
2,400 EUR 2,856.00 EUR
3,370 USD 4,010.30 USD

License Models

We have the right license model also for you:

  • Single User License
  • Multi User License
  • Corporate License

Learn more…

All licenses

  • are valid for one year
  • include updates and support
  • are not renewed automatically

Payment Options

  • Bank Transfer

Delivery

  • License keys are delivered via e-mail
  • Installation files can be dowloaded
  • Shipping and handling is free

All prices are excluding VAT and travel cost (where applicable). Please review our General Terms and Conditions.

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Orders can also be submitted by e-mail. You are welcome to use your own order form.
Please make sure the following information is included:

  • Number and description of items ordered
  • Invoice address
  • VAT ID (for EU customers)

Efficient Elements shows its true potential, both in terms of slide quality and time saving, when it is customized to your company’s corporate design.

We highly recommend to take advantage of our customization services – not because we are good sales people, but because it makes a lot of sense for you.
We offer the following options to customize Efficient Elements for presentations to your needs:

Standard Customization

Adjustment of colors, sizes, positions, font, line weight etc. for Agenda Wizard, Element Wizard, Format Wizard and Master Wizard (also available for multiple designs and master templates).

Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
299 EUR 355.81 EUR
399 USD 474.81 USD
Payment by bank transfer, credit card or PayPal, free delivery worldwide via E-mail / Download
customization

Get Efficient Elements Customized!

We will be happy to discuss your individual customization needs and feature requirements with you.

Good training is half way to success.

To help you getting started with Efficient Elements and improve your presentation skills, we offer four different trainings:

EE Webinar EE Webinar+ EE Train the Trainer Training Executive Presentation Training
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You receive an overview of EE and learn how to…

  • create an agenda
  • create slides based on standard elements
  • format and align elements adhering to your corporate design

Q&A at the end

You receive an overview of EE and learn how to…

  • create an agenda
  • create slides based on standard elements
  • format and align elements adhering to your corporate design

Q&A at the end

You learn how to…

  • use Efficient Elements (in detail)
  • train others in using Efficient Elements

Incl. training material for use in your own training sessions.

You learn how to…

  • solve a problem
  • develop a storyline
  • design slides
  • become more efficient in slide creation

Practical exercises

English English or German English or German English or German
1.5 hours 1.5 hours 3 hours 1 day
Monthly1) By appointment By appointment By appointment
Webinar / Video Webinar Online meeting Your meeting room
Up to 100 participants Your exclusive list of participants Your exclusive list of up to 3 participants Your exclusive list of up to 15 participants

2)
FREE
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
495 EUR 589.05 EUR
695 USD 827.05 USD
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
980 EUR 1,166.20 EUR
1,370 USD 1,630.30 USD
Excl. VAT Incl. 19% VAT
2,400 EUR 2,856.00 EUR
3,370 USD 4,010.30 USD

* Requires a fast internect connection (e.g. ADSL), which may cause third-party costs. Please contact us before purchasing an online training to check the technical feasibility of an online meeting (meeting software, firewall restrictions, etc.). We accept bank transfer, credit card and PayPal.
1) Scheduled by Efficient Elements. We keep you posted through our Webinar Newsletter.
2) Independent of the number of participants, excluding travel cost (if applicable)

Software

Efficient Elements for presentations

Download the full version of Efficient Elements for presentations:

Download
Version 2.2.4100.1

It works for 30 days as an unlimited trial version. After the trial period, you can simply enter your license key and continue using Efficient Elements without even having to reinstall it.

In case you wish to use a previous version of Efficient Elements for presentations you can download it here (works for Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 – 2013 32-bit versions):
Efficient Elements for presentations – Version 1.5.x

Efficient Elements for presentations – Customer Specific Editions

If you already have a license key, you can enter it in the field below to get your company’s customized edition of Efficient Elements for presentations (if available):


Documentation

Efficient Elements for presentations – Getting Started Guide
Efficient Elements for presentations – Handbook


Terms and Conditions

Efficient Elements – GTC


General


Efficient Elements for presentations helps the user with creating exact and well structured presentations in very little time. As time becomes more and more costly the potential savings can be substantial.
You can download a free 30-day trial version of Efficient Elements for presentations from the Downloads section on our website. If you would like to continue using the product after the trial period, you can purchase a license in our web shop or simply order via email

Students and educational institutions are eligible for free licenses.
In case you have already receive a license key for Efficient Elements for presentations, you can download the customized edition from the Downloads section on our website. In case you do not have a key yet and would like to receive a free 30-day trial of the customized edition, please contact us.
Efficient Elements for presentations is compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10.
Currently we do not offer a Mac version of Efficient Elements. You can, however, use a virtualization software like Parallels Desktop to run PowerPoint for Windows on your Mac and use Efficient Elements that way.
You can use the current version of Efficient Elements for presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 / 2013 / 2016 (32 bit and 64 bit versions!).

In case you are still using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 you can download the previous version of Efficient Elements for presentations here or contact us in case you require a customized edition for your company.
Efficient Elements for presentations costs 99 EUR (+ VAT) per user per year.


Installation


After downloading Efficient Elements for presentations from the Downloads section on our website simply execute the installation (msi) file and follow the installation instructions.

If you are in a corporate environment, please check with your IT department first before installing Efficient Elements for presentations. Your IT department might have to install the add-in for you.
Our standard installation package of Efficient Elements for presentations can be installed without administrator privileges. Please note that, in this case, Efficient Elements is installed for the current user, not for all users on a machine.

In case you would like to install the add-in for all accounts on a machine, pleasecontact us for a multi user installation package. Please note that you will need administrator privileges for this installation type.
The default installation path of Efficient Elements for presentations depends on the installation type:
  • Single user installation: Local Application Data
  • Multi user installation: Program Files (x86)
In case you would like to install Efficient Elements for presentations for all accounts on a machine, pleasecontact us for a multi user installation package. Please note that you will need administrator privileges for this installation type.
In order to obtain full functionality of Efficient Elements for presentations, it is necessary to activate the product using your personal license key. To activate your license an internet connection is required.
Please contact us. We will discuss the possibilities for activation within your corporate network with your IT department.
Once Efficient Elements for presentations has been installed, it will prompt you to enter your personal license key upon starting Microsoft PowerPoint. The computer will then establish a connection with our license server. If for some reason you should not be able to activate the product during installation you will be prompted the next time you start Microsoft PowerPoint. Should your company network not permit an automatic activation please click here.
Unless you re-install your computer or change hardware you only need to active your license once during the license period. Once the license period is expired, you will be prompted to activate Efficient Elements for presentations again. Until you re-activate your license, the functionality will be limited.
You can use your license key as many times as you need to re-install Efficient Elements for presentations on your machine. Please make sure your personal license key does not get stolen or passed on to anyone. We will keep track of all installations and not tolerate license abuse.
If you are in a corporate environment, updates may automatically be installed through your IT department. Please check with your IT department first before installing any update.

For standard single user installations, you will be automatically informed by the software, once an update is available. If there is an update available, you will be prompted to download the update shortly after starting PowerPoint. You can choose to download right away or postpone the update to a later point in time. In case you need to interrupt the download, you will be prompted again the following day to reattempt the download.

After the download of the update has been completed, you will need to close PowerPoint before it can be installed. Please make sure not to interrupt the installation process, as the installation might be corrupted otherwise and you may not be able to use the add-in until you have reinstalled it manually.
The requirements to run Efficient Elements for presentations are minimal. Any PC that fulfills the minimum requirements to run Windows XP or later and PowerPoint 2007 or later and provides approximately 100 MB of free disk space will be sufficiently equipped to handle Efficient Elements for presentations. In case you are using a customized edition of the add-in, additional free disk space may be necessary.
Efficient Elements is compatible with 64bit versions of both Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.


License


This depends on the license type you have purchased:
  • Single user license: valid for one name user only
  • Multi user license: valid for multiple named users as agreed upon in license contract
  • Corporate license: valid for any user in your company as agreed upon in license contract
If you need more licenses please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to obtain further licenses. Please make sure your license key does not get stolen or passed on to anyone. We will keep track of all installations and not tolerate license abuse.
Efficient Elements for presentations is licensed per user. The licensed user is entitled to install and activate the product on multiple machines / Microsoft Windows accounts as long as only he/she has access to them. If you need to pass on one of your computers to a colleague, please uninstall the software on that machine or purchase an additional license.
The use of Efficient Elements for presentations is only permitted with a valid license. After the license has expired, the functionality of the Tools will be limited until re-activation using a new license key.
If you are in a corporate environment, please check with your IT department first, they may purchase and distribute new license keys centrally. Otherwise, please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com or visit our web shop to obtain a new license key.
Please visit our web shop or contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to obtain a new license key. If ordering via email, you will receive your license key(s) via e-mail, once we have accepted your order. The invoice should be paid within 30 days either via PayPal, credit card or bank transfer to our German bank account.


Getting Started


After installing Efficient Elements you should find a task pane labeled 'EE' or 'Efficient Elements' on the right side of the PowerPoint window. If needed, you can close this task pane by clicking on the 'x' located in the top right corner of the pane. To open the EE task pane again, please click on the 'Efficient Elements' button located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab.
It is possible to change the language of Efficient Elements for presentations. You will find the language setting in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab. Currently the following languages are available:
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
If your preferred language is not listed here, please contact us. We might be able to add your preferred language in a future update.
Yes, it is possible to adjust the user interface of Efficient Elements for presentations. You will find the user interface mode setting in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab. The following presets are available:
  • Expert - the default setting displaying all functions
  • Basic - display only the most important functions
  • Admin - includes additional functions for customizing EE
If you would like to make further adjustments to the user interface, we can offer you a customized edition of Efficient Elements. Please contact us for more information.
Yes we do. Please visit the Training section on our website to either sign up for a free webinar or to book one of our other training offerings.
There are different ways to receive help and explanations for Efficient Elements functions:
  • Via 'Mouse-Over': move the cursor onto of the button for which you require help. A so-called tooltip will give you brief description of the function.
  • In the Microsoft Start menu: Click on 'All Programs' - 'Efficient Elements' - 'Efficient Elements for presentations'. Here you will find the offline available documentation for Efficient Elements for presentations.
  • On our website: visit www.efficient-elements.com/tutorials/. Alternatively you will find direct links in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab.
For feedback, ideas or suggestions you can contact us using the 'Send Feedback' button in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab. Your e-mail client should automatically open a new message. If this doesn't work, please contact us at feedback@efficient-elements.com.
For your convenience we included a 'Recommend to a friend' button in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab. The button will compose a new e-mail in your e-mail client with a pre-written text including all necessary information. If this doesn't work, please recommend our product referring your friends or colleagues to our website at www.efficient-elements.com.


Customization


Yes, it is possible to further customize Efficient Elements for presentations to your corporate or personal needs. Please visit www.efficient-elements.com/customization/ and contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to discuss the details.
Please refer to www.efficient-elements.com/customization/for customization options. For details please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to receive an customization offer for your company.
You can use our "Quick Customization Wizard" which you will find in the EE menu in your "Start" tab. Please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com for further information on our customization services.
Yes, we do. Please refer to www.efficient-elements.com/customization/for customization options. For details please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to receive an customization offer for your company.
Yes you can. Please refer to www.efficient-elements.com/customization/for customization options. For details please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to receive an customization offer for your company.
Yes, Efficient Elements can be fully customized to fit your corporate design. Please refer to www.efficient-elements.com/customization/for customization options. For details please contact us at info@efficient-elements.com to receive an customization offer for your company.


Using Efficient Elements for presentations


There are different ways to receive help and explanations for Efficient Elements functions:
  • Via 'Mouse-Over': move the cursor onto of the button for which you require help. A so-called tooltip will give you brief description of the function.
  • In the Microsoft Start menu: Click on 'All Programs' - 'Efficient Elements' - 'Efficient Elements for presentations'. Here you will find the offline available documentation for Efficient Elements for presentations.
  • On our website: visit www.efficient-elements.com/tutorials/. Alternatively you will find direct links in the 'Efficient Elements' menu located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab.
  • Via online training: Sign up - it is free! Visit www.efficient-elements.com/training/ to find out more about our training offerings.


Trouble Shooting


Error messages pop up, if something unforeseen occurs. Please briefly describe the problem and what you did before you encountered the error message in the text box provided. Please also fill in the fields 'Name' and 'Contact' so that we can contact you in case we need more information. Our software specialists will fix the problem as soon as possible.
After installing Efficient Elements you should find the EE task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint window. If needed, you can close this task pane by clicking on the 'x' located in the top right corner of the pane. To open the EE task pane again, please click on the 'Efficient Elements' button located on the left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab.
The 'Efficient Elements' button is located on the very left side of the PowerPoint 'Home' tab. Should you not be able to find this button there, Efficient Elements for presentations has either not been installed properly or it has been deactivated by PowerPoint. Please first check if it has been disabled:

Click the 'Office/File Button', go to '(PowerPoint) Options', 'Add-Ins', select 'Disabled Items' from the dropdown at the bottom, click 'Go...'. If you find 'Efficient Elements for presentations' in the list, select it and click 'Enable'. After restarting PowerPoint Efficient Elements for presentations should be loaded again.

If you do not find it in the list, click 'Cancel' and select 'COM Add-Ins' from the dropdown at the bottom, click 'Go...'. If you find 'Efficient Elements for presentations' in this list, check the corresponding checkbox and click 'OK'. After restarting PowerPoint Efficient Elements for presentations should be loaded again.

If you do not find it in this list, click 'Cancel'. Efficient Elements for presentations has not been installed properly. Please reinstall it and follow the above steps again if needed. In case this does not solve the problem, please contact us.
In some rare occasions, Microsoft PowerPoint may disable the Efficient Elements for presentations add-in in 'safe mode'. To activate the add-in again, please follow these steps:

Click the 'Office/File Button', go to '(PowerPoint) Options', 'Add-Ins', select 'Disabled Items' from the dropdown at the bottom, click 'Go...'. If you find 'Efficient Elements for presentations' in the list, select it and click 'Enable'. After restarting PowerPoint Efficient Elements for presentations should be loaded again.

If you do not find it in the list, click 'Cancel' and select 'COM Add-Ins' from the dropdown at the bottom, click 'Go...'. If you find 'Efficient Elements for presentations' in this list, check the corresponding checkbox and click 'OK'. After restarting PowerPoint Efficient Elements for presentations should be loaded again.

If you do not find it in this list, click 'Cancel'. Efficient Elements for presentations has not been installed properly. Please reinstall it and follow the above steps again if needed. In case this does not solve the problem, please contact us.
When the license period is expired, it is necessary to reactivate the program. Please contact us to acquire a new activation code or contact your administrator to get the code for you. If your license is not expired yet, please enter the code again to perform the activation again. Your computer needs to be connected to the internet when performing the activation.
Please change your firewall settings to allow Efficient Elements for presentations to establish an internet connection. When in doubt, please refer to your administrator or contact us.
Some email programs, including older versions of Lotus Notes, do not support the execution of certain web links (i.e. mailto: links). Please simply send your colleagues and friends a link to our website: www.efficient-elements.com.
Make sure you have full access to your 'Temp' folder:
  1. Open Windows Explorer, type %localappdata% and press .
  2. Right click on the 'Temp' folder and select 'Properties'.
  3. Select the tab 'Security' and click 'Edit'.
  4. In the 'Permissions' dialog select your user name under 'Group or user names' or add your user name clicking on 'Add...'.
  5. Set the check mark next to 'Full control' and close the 'Permissions' and 'Properties' dialogs clicking 'OK'.
  6. Try to install the .msi package again.
Windows 32-bit
  1. Click 'Start', click 'All Programs', and then click 'Accessories'.
  2. Right-click 'Command Prompt', and then click 'Run as administrator'.
  3. When the User Account Control dialog box appears, click 'Continue'.
  4. Type the following command and confirm pressing 'Enter':
    reg delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{B54F3741-5B07-11CF-A4B0-00AA004A55E8}" /f
    regsvr32 "C:\Windows\System32\vbscript.dll"
  5. Try to install the .msi package again.
Windows 64-bit
  1. Click 'Start', click 'All Programs', and then click 'Accessories'.
  2. Right-click 'Command Prompt', and then click 'Run as administrator'.
  3. When the User Account Control dialog box appears, click 'Continue'.
  4. Type the following commands and confirm pressing 'Enter':
    reg delete "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{B54F3741-5B07-11CF-A4B0-00AA004A55E8}" /f
    regsvr32 "C:\Windows\SysWow64\vbscript.dll"
  5. Try to install the .msi package again.
  1. Download and execute the following 'Fix it' tool from the Microsoft website:
    http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall/
  2. Accept the license agreement if you are fine with it
  3. Select 'Detect problems and apply the fixes for me (recommended)'
  4. Select 'Installing'
  5. Select 'Efficient Elements for presentations - xxx Edition' from the list and click 'Next'
  6. Select 'Yes, try uninstall' if prompted
  7. Check whether the repair has been successful and close the tool
  8. Try to install Efficient Elements again