Microsoft PowerPoint 2016: Basics

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The Basics

Create a New Presentation

Option 1Select a template

  1. Open Powerpoint
  2. Select
    1. One of the Templates
    2. Blank Presentation 
    3. Search for more Templates

 

Option  2Search for a template

  1. Click File
  2. Click New
  3. Select
    1. One of the Templates
    2. Blank Presentation 
    3. Search for more Templates

 

Option 3ctrl + n

  1. Press Ctrl + N

 

 

 

 

Open a Presentation

Option 1open

  1. Click File
  2. Click Open
  3. Select
    1. From the recently used files
    2. Select a Folder to browse

 

Option  2ctrl + O

  1. Ctrl + O
  2. Select
    1. From the recently used files
    2. Select a Folder to browse

 

Save a Presentation

Option 1save in a folder

  1. Click File 
  2. Click Save
  3. Select a Folder to save it in

 

 

Option  2click ctrl + S

  1. Ctrl + S
  2. Select a Folder to save it in

 

 

 

Option 3click save

  1. Click the save icon
  2. If it is the first time-saving select a folder

 

 

Save With a Different Name

  1. Click Filesave as
  2. Click Save As
  3. Select a place to save it
  4. Enter a new name
  5. Click Save

 

 

Preview and Print a Presentation

Option 1one sided vs both sides

  1. Click File
  2. Click Print
  3. Go through the Page Options
    • Print One Sided
    • Print on Both Sides long edge
    • Print on Both Sides short edge
  4. Go through the Print Layoutsmany on one page
    • Full page
    • Notes Page
    • Outline
    • 1 to 9 slides vertical or horizontal
    • Frame, Scale and Quality

 

 

Option 2ctrl + P

  1. Ctrl + P

 

 

 

 

Close during a Presentation

Option 1

  • Press Esc

 

Option 2Click End Slide Show

  • Click End Slide Show

 

 

 

Option 3Click the X to close

  • Click the X in the top right corner

 

 

 

Option 4right click end show

  1. Right click in the slideshow
  2. Select End Show

 

 

 

Get Help

Option 1click F1

  • Press F1

 

 

 

Option 2type in the search bar

  • Type in the Tell me…

 

 

Close a Presentation

Option 1click file then close

  1. Click File
  2. Click Close

 

Option 2

  • Ctrl + W

 

Option 3click the X

  • Click the X in the top right

 

 

 

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