Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Step by Step

Chapter 2: Create and manage presentations

A tooltip displays the slide that will be shown if you stop dragging

● ● Press the Home key to move to the first slide. ● ● Press the End key to move to the last slide.

TIP  When you open a presentation you have worked on recently, PowerPoint displays a flag adjacent to the Slide pane’s scroll bar. Clicking the flag displays a link to the slide you were working on when you closed the presentation, with the date and time of your last change. Simply click the link to jump to that slide.

Display different views of presentations The elements of a presentation that you want to have a good view of change depend- ing on what you’re currently doing with the presentation. You can switch among standard presentation views, adjust the elements shown in each view, and change the magnification of the content in the app window. Display standard views PowerPoint has six views in which you can create, organize, and preview presenta- tions. The views are: ■ ■ Normal view  This view includes the Thumbnails pane on the left side of the app window, the Slide pane on the right side of the window, and an optional Notes pane at the bottom of the window. You insert, cut, copy, paste, duplicate, and delete slides in the Thumbnails pane, create slide content in the Slide pane, and record slide notes in the Notes pane.


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