Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Create a Presentation
Click File to open the drop-down menu.
Click New to open the New Presentation Wizard (see
Alternately, you can press Ctrl+N, and PowerPoint opens a blank
new slide. If you want to begin working on a new presentation, start
with the document that appears when you press Ctrl+N or
doubleclick the Blank Presentation icon.
In the New Presentation task pane (see Figure 1-5),
select one of the following options to create a
• Installed Templates: Click Installed Templates to
display all the templates installed with PowerPoint that
reside locally on your computer (see Figure 1-6).
• Microsoft Office Online : Click any one of the
categories listed below Microsoft Office Online to display
templates that you can download from Microsoft.
For standard PowerPoint presentations, click the
Presentations link and click a subcategory in the
middle pane in the New Presentation Wizard.
Figure 1-5: Click File and click New to open the New Presentation task pane
To create a blank presentation, double-click the Blank
Presentation icon in the New Presentation Wizard.
Figure 1-6: Click Installed Templates to browse the templates installed with PowerPoint