There are a lot of good reasons to convert your PowerPoint graphics into PNGs... Especially if you are using Articulate.
It can reduce file size and simplify a cluttered slide. You can also do cool stuff like set transparent areas; Tom Kuhlmann has a great screenr on that http://screenr.com/YTC
I despise repetition in my daily life and often create snippets of code to automate stuff I find myself doing over and over. In this case I created a PowerPoint add-in that puts a button on the Ribbon that quickly does the cut-paste for me.
I thought others might find it handy so I put it over on eLearningEnhanced.com for freebies.
Here is a quick screenr on how it works:
Thanks so much for sharing this -- I use it constantly now. :)
So simple and so effective. Thanks for sharing!