PowerPoint Laser Pointer

If you're ever about to begin a PowerPoint presentation and realize you left your trusty laser pointer at home, PowerPoint has a feature that lets you turn your cursor into a glowing red dot. Here's how to use a PowerPoint laser pointer in an existing PowerPoint document:

1. Launch PowerPoint
2. Click 'Open Other Presentation'
3. Click the PowerPoint file you'd like to open
4. Click the Slide Show button near the bottom of the window
5. Hold Ctrl on your keyboard
6. Click and hold the left mouse button

Your mouse cursor will now turn into a glowing red dot, just as if you were holding and pointing a real laser pointer.