Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with Slide Masters
Footer: Check this option if you want
additional text printed on each slide. In the text
box, type the text you want. Figure 16-15
shows a company name for the footer text.
Positioning the footer placeholders.
However, even though the slides have footer
placeholders, the option to display the footer is turned
off. You must activate the footer and make a few
decisions about its format. From either Normal
view, Slide Sorter view or Slide Master view, choose
Insert>Text>Header & Footer. The Header and
Footer dialog box appears with the following items
on the Slide tab:
The Header and Footer dialog box.
Don’t Show on Title Slide: Click this option
if you do not want to see the header or footer
on the title slide. Most presentations do not
show headers or footers on the title slide.
Date and Time: Check this option if you
want the date and optional time printed on
your slides. When you select this option,
you see other choices become available. The
Update Automatically option creates a
dynamic date so whenever you print the
slides or view them in a slide show, you see
the current date. Click the date format
drop-down arrow to display a variety of date
formats and choose the format you want.
The Fixed option allows you to manually
type a specific date that is static and does
Notes and Handouts
Click the Notes and Handouts tab to set the
options for the speaker notes or audience
handouts. See the next section for creating
the speaker notes and see “Printing Audience
Handouts” later in this section.
Select the options you want and click Apply to All.
If you have a particular slide (other than a title
slide) on which you don’t want the header or
footer, select that slide, redisplay the Header and
Footer dialog box, turn off the options you don’t
want, then choose Apply, which applies the
options to only the current slide.
Slide Number: Check this option if you want
the slide number printed on your slides.