Frequently Asked Question

Tips for Using PowerPoint
Last Updated 2 years ago

In Your Browser:

  • To make a new presentation, click New blank presentation in the upper left corner or choose from given theme templates
  • To add a slide, click New Slide and choose from the different layouts
  • To insert a picture, shape, or chart, go to the Insert tab, and select the drop down menu desired
  • To choose a theme, go to the Design tab, and choose from the theme options
  • To add transitions between slides, go to the Transitions tab, and choose from the transition options
  • To save, do nothing! PowerPoint automatically saves your work in your browser.
  • To share your presentation...
    • Click on Share in the top right corner
    • Enter the name or email address you want to share it with, and it will send them a link
    • Or, you can copy the link and send it in any format you desire
  • To start your presentation, click on the TV looking icon in the bottom right corner, or type present into the Tell me what you want to do search box for more starting place options
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In the Desktop App:

  • To make a new presentation, click Blank Presentation in the upper left corner or choose from given theme templates
  • To add a slide, click the New Slide drop down menu and choose from the different layouts 
  • To insert a picture, shape, or chart, go to the Insert tab, and select Pictures, Chart, or the Shapes drop down menu
  • To choose a theme, go to the Design tab, and choose from the theme options
  • To add transitions between slides, go to the Transitions tab, and choose from the transition options
  • To save, go to File, and click Save or Save as
  • To share your presentation...
    • Click on Share in the top right corner
    • Enter the name or email address you want to share it with, and if you want them to be able to edit, or just view
    • Click share and it will send them a link
  • To start your presentation, click on the TV looking icon in the bottom right corner, or type present into the Tell me what you want to do search box for more starting place options
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For more information, visit:https://support.office.com/en-us/article/PowerPoint-Quick-Start-422250f8-5721-4cea-92cc-202fa7b89617?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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