Organizing a Presentation in Sections

Organizing a presentation in sections helps you keep track of distinct parts of the presentation and different speakers. Rather than use several separate presentations, consider dividing a long presentation into multiple defined segments. Please note that if you are using PowerPoint 2007, sections will not be available.

Adding sections to a presentation:

  1. Ensure that the presentation is in Normal view.Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  2. In the Slides tab, right-click on the first slide you want in the section and select Add Section from the context menu.Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  3. By default, Microsoft powerpoint names the section “Untitled Section”. Rename the section using the instructions which follow.Organizing a Presentation in Sections

Inserting Section Headers

To rename a section:

  1. Right-click on the section name and select Rename Section from the context menu.Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  2. Enter a new name in the Section name field. Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  3. Click Rename.

Watch and follow along as your instructor walks you through the different section commands.

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