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Adjusting the Handout and Notes Masters
Figure 10-3: The Handout Master.
2. Mess around with it.
The Handout Master shows the arrangement of handouts for slides
printed two, three, four, six, or nine per page, plus the arrangement for
printing outlines. You can switch among these different handout layouts
by using the Slides-Per-Page control in the Page Setup group on the
Handout Master tab.
Unfortunately, you can’t move, resize, or delete the slide and outline
placeholders that appear in the Handout Master. You can, however, add
or change elements that you want to appear on each handout page, such
as your name and phone number, a page number, and maybe a good
3. Click the Close Master View button on the Handout Master tab on the
PowerPoint returns to Normal View.
4. Print a handout to see whether your changes worked.
Handout Master elements are invisible until you print them, so you
should print at least one handout page to check your work.
When you print handout pages, the slides are formatted according to
the Slide Master. You can’t change the appearance of the slides from the