Accessing Different Views of a Presentation

PowerPoint provides four views for working with presentations. You can change between these views using the commands on the VIEW tab in the Presentation Views group:Accessing Different Views of a Presentation

  1. Normal – The default view when working with a slide.Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  2. Outline View – Displays only the text of your Slides; use it to create an outline of your presentation (not an option in this group in powerpoint 2007/2010). Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  3. Slide Sorter – A view of all Slides in the presentation.Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  4. Notes Page – A view of the selected slide and its associated speaker notes.Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  5. Reading View – A full-screen preview of your presentation contained within the main application window. Accessing Different Views of a Presentation

Changing the View to Grayscale

You may want to change your presentation view from color to grayscale. It is useful to view your presentation in grayscale if you are going to print black and white printouts or if your audience might do so.

To view your presentation in grayscale:

  1. Select the VIEW tab of the Ribbon.
  2. In the Color/Grayscale group, select Grayscale, or select Black and White to view your presentation in black and white. Accessing Different Views of a Presentation
  3. To change the view back to Color, select Back To Color View from the GRAYSCALE or BLACK AND WHITE tab. Accessing Different Views of a Presentation

Changing Page Setup Options

On the VIEW tab, you can set page setup options for your presentation.

From the Zoom group, select Zoom and then in the Zoom dialog box, select a Zoom to option and click OK.

Accessing Different Views of a Presentation

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