PowerPoint Sections

Here’s a quick PowerPoint tip: Add Sections to your Presentations.

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Slide Sections
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Some Benefits of working with Sections:

  • Print just the slides in a given section (click File, Print, and then, in the Settings area, select Section).
  • CLICK + DRAG to easily change the order of your slides.
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CLICK + DRAG section headers to reorder slides

To Create Slide Sections

  1. On the Ribbon, on the View tab, select either Normal view or Sorter view.
  2. RIGHT + CLICK between two slides thumbnails. In Normal view these thumbnails appear on the navigation pane.
  3. Select Add Section.

The section header is added and titled ‘Unnamed Section’. If there is no previous section header a ‘Default Section’ is also inserted at the beginning of the presentation.

To Modify Sections (e.g., Rename, Remove, Collapse, etc.) :

  • RIGHT + CLICK on a section header, or
  • Click the Sections button located on the Home Tab, in the Slides group.

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Author: quincy harley jr

Quincy is a technophile, coach and Learning Development expert. He has an extensive legal IT background and is practiced in MS Office application support and product development. As a project leader he has been integral in numerous new application rollouts. Whatever spare time he has, is spent with reading, archery and watching his young sons grow.

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