Today's Patch Tuesday focused solely on closing a critical, under-attack hole, and 13 others as well, in the Office app.
Convert PowerPoint presentations to MPEG files or playable DVDs.
This month's security update provides just a fix for a single zero-day PowerPoint bug.
UPDATE: Both Microsoft and Oracle are due to release security updates on Tuesday
Microsoft warns of a e-mail pointing to virus-infected PowerPoint file attachments or on Websites.
In the "so bad it's good" category, we honor eight PowerPoint slides that will make you say, "Holy $#@%, What were they thinking?"
Control PowerPoint from your iPhone, with previews of the current slide, notes, and more.
Microsoft's Remove Hidden Data tool makes sure that no embarrassing comments are left in your older Microsoft Office documents. For Office 2007, use the Document Inspector command to vet your metadata. Also: NASA tells you how to make sure blacked out info in electronic documents remains unavailable.
PowerPoint files are unwieldy, but they're also useful. If your ISP nixes a PPT file's huge size--or if you have to make a presentation to someone who doesn't have a computer--PPT2DVD can help.
How to make presentations so bad that they might make others laugh.