Choose the Slide View that is Right for the Task
Note – Screen captures in this tutorial show the different views in powerpoint 2003. However, all versions of powerpoint, from 97 – 2003, have these 4 different slide views available, but may look slightly different.
Normal View or Slide View
The Most Common Slide View
Normal View or Slide View as it is more commonly known, is the most often used view while creating a powerpoint presentation.
When you first start the program, the screen opens in Slide View. Working on a large version of a slide is helpful when designing your presentation.
Slide Sorter View
Miniature Versions of Slides
Notes View shows a smaller version of a slide with an area below for notes. Each slide is created on its own notes page. The speaker can print these pages out to use as a reference while making his presentation. The notes do not show on the screen during the presentation.
Next Tutorial in This Series – Add or Change the Background Color of the Slides
11 Part Tutorial Series for Beginners – Beginner's Guide to powerpoint