Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Changing the View
This chapter covers only the presentation views (that is, regular views in which you can see the individual content of
each slide). The master views are discussed in Chapter 22; master views enable you to make global changes to many
slides at once.
There are two ways to change a view: Click a button in the Presentation Views group of the
View tab, or click one of the view buttons at the right end of the status bar at the bottom
of the screen, shown in Figure 20.8. Not every view is available in both places.
Select a view from the View tab or from the viewing controls in the bottom-right corner of the
When you save, close, and reopen a i le, PowerPoint opens it in the view in which you left the i le. To have the i les
always open in a particular view, choose File ➪ Options ➪ Advanced, and in the Display section, click the drop-down
arrow on the Open All Documents Using This View list and select the desired view. The options on this list include
some custom versions of Normal view that have certain panes turned off. For example, you can open all documents in
Normal — Slide Only to always start in Normal view with just the main editing pane open.