Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Presentation View Options
transitions. You can also apply transitions to multiple slides (contiguous or otherwise) or to
all slides in the presentation.
You can return to Normal view by double-clicking the thumbnail of the slide you want to
Figure 18-7 Use the Zoom slider to change the size of thumbnails in Slide Sorter view and
increase or decrease the number of slides you can see at one time.
Reading view, shown in Figure 18-8, lets you see how your slide show looks without having
to use Slide Show view. That’s invaluable if you need to work with other programs
alongside the presentation—for example, if you’re writing a script or a supporting document in
Word. Because the presentation appears within its own window, you can see exactly what
the audience will see without taking up your entire screen.
This is a good view to use to spot obvious problems (like typos and inconsistencies between
styles on different slides) and to get a feel for the overall look and feel of each slide. But it’s
literally read-only: you can’t make any changes to text or content.
You can advance through your presentation by using the Next and Previous buttons at the
bottom of the window.