Viewing Slides

Once you have created the presentation you can view it in several different ways. Select the View tab and first locate the Presentation Views group. It now displays four options to view your presentations; Normal View, Slide Sorter View, Slide Show View and Notes Page View. Normal View: The normal view appears to you by … Read more

Slide, Placeholder and Notes

Slide: Presentations are mainly created on slides. It lies in the center of the MS PowerPoint window. Placeholder: By default there are two placeholders in the slide when you open the MS PowerPoint. Click to add notes: This space is provided below the slide and placeholder to create notes if needed. See the image:  

Ribbon and Tabs

The Ribbon is generally located on the top of the MS PowerPoint window just below the Title bar. It is made up of seven tabs in total; Home, Insert, Design, Animations, Slide Show, Review and the View tabs. Each of these tabs is divided into groups of related commands that are displayed on this Ribbon. … Read more

Quick Access Toolbar

It is mainly located right beside the Microsoft Office Button. By default it shows just three commands; Save, Undo and Redo. See the image: When you click on the drop-down arrow at the right end of this Quick Access Toolbar, it will offer several more commands. The desired command out of these displayed set of … Read more

Mini Toolbar

It is in essence, a floating toolbar that appears when you select a text or right click the text. It comprises frequently used formatting tools including tools like- Bold, Italics, Font Size and Font Color. See the image:

Microsoft Office Button

The Microsoft Office Button is always located on the upper-left corner of the PowerPoint window screen. See the image: When you click on the button, it displays a menu with multiple options to perform several different tasks. See the image: New: To create a new presentation from scratch Open: To open an existing presentation from your pc … Read more

How to Set Slide Transition Speed

Select the slide Select the Animation tab In the Transition to This Slide group click on the drop-down arrow next to the Transition Speed option It will now display three options for transition speed Select on the desired transition speed Click on Apply To All to apply the same transition speed to all the slides … Read more

How to Set Slide Transition Sound

First, Select the slide to which you want to add the transition sound Select the Transition tab In the Transition to This Slide group click on the drop-down arrow next to the Transition Sound option A list of several different transition sounds appears Select your desired transition sound Click on the Apply To All to … Read more

How to Save a Presentation

There are a number of options to save a presentation. The most frequently used options are: Click on the Microsoft Office Button and then proceed to select Save or Save As from the menu. See the image: Click on the very first icon  of the Quick Access Toolbar.

How to Modify or Format Table

Select that particular table that you want to modify. Two new tabs called Design and Layout will now appear in the Ribbon. These tabs offer various new groups of commands to format your tables. When you click on the Design tab it displays to you four new groups of commands; Table Style Options, Table Styles, … Read more