Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Creating New Slides for Your Presentation
Figure 1-6:
The first
step in
creating a
slide is to
choose a
slide layout.
The left side
of this figure
shows the
slide layouts
on the New
dropdown list.
Conjuring slides from Word document headings
If you think about it, Word headings are similar to slide titles. Headings, like
slide titles, introduce a new topic. If you know your way around Word and
you want to get a head start creating a PowerPoint presentation, you can
borrow the headings in a Word document for your PowerPoint slides. After
you import the headings from Word, you get one slide for each Level 1
heading (headings given the Heading 1 style). Level 1 headings form the title of
the slides, Level 2 headings form first-level bullets, Level 3 headings form
second-level bullets, and so on. Paragraph text isn’t imported. Figure 1-7
shows what headings from a Word document look like after they land in a
PowerPoint presentation.
Book IV
Chapter 1
Follow these steps to use headings in a Word document to create slides in a
PowerPoint presentation:
1. On the View tab, click the Outline View button.
The Outline tab displays slide text (see Figure 1-7). You get a better
sense of how headings from the Word document land in your
presentation by viewing your presentation from the Outline tab.
2. Select the slide that the new slides from the Word document will
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