Viewing a Presentation
PowerPoint offers several ways to view your presentation, each with
its particular advantage. The buttons shown below are located
in the lower left portion of the work area. The following table
describes the operation of each, from left to right. (NOTE: To
access the "Master" view of each, simply hold down the Shift key as
you click on the button.)
- Displays individual slides in full slide view, which enable you to see
the slide in complete detail and is usually the best view for creating
special effects and applying the editing tools.
- Displays all slides in the presentation in their basic text form, giving
you an overview of the contents of the presentation and enabling
you to edit text and content easily.
- Slide Sorter
- Displays a miniature version of every slide in the presentation in
proper order and gives you an overview of the look and flow of the
presentation, as well as the option to rearrange the order of slides.
- Notes Page
- Displays a miniature version of an individual slide at the top of the
screen and speaker's notes below the slide. Enables you to review
your notes while viewing the slide and may also be used as a
- Slide Show
- Displays slides full screen as they would appear during an on-screen
slide show. Use the mouse buttons to change slides (left to
advance and right to reverse) and Esc key to return to work area.
Starting and Exiting Powerpoint
Creating a New Presentation
Working Within a Powerpoint Presentation
Viewing a Powerpoint Presentation
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